- Florida woman gets prison time for throwing slushie at Matt Gaetz Tuesday 6:28 PM
- Marie Kondo’s online store slammed for selling clutter-worthy products Tuesday 5:34 PM
- People are rallying against toxic masculinity on International Men’s Day Tuesday 4:42 PM
- Reddit wants to stop its pro-Trump forum from outing the alleged whistleblower Tuesday 3:38 PM
- White woman calls cops on man who said he was visiting aunt with his kids Tuesday 3:12 PM
- ‘The Stranded’ is a flawed yet addictive blend of ‘Degrassi’ and ‘Lost’ Tuesday 2:45 PM
- The ‘gonna tell my kids’ meme is revisionist history at its most absurd Tuesday 2:24 PM
- Redditor asks former burglars to give home security tips Tuesday 2:18 PM
- Facebook-Breitbart partnership under fire in wake of new Stephen Miller emails Tuesday 2:00 PM
- John Krasinski under fire after praising the CIA Tuesday 1:46 PM
- Conservatives melt down after Chick-fil-A says it will stop donating to anti-LGBTQ orgs Tuesday 1:33 PM
- ‘Honey Boy’ is an experimental look at channeling trauma Tuesday 1:28 PM
- Disney+ now allows users to resume and restart content Tuesday 11:42 AM
- New York sues JUUL for marketing to teenagers Tuesday 11:34 AM
- The new ‘Discworld’ TV series just gender-flipped several major characters Tuesday 10:54 AM
This is not a drill—and it’s not a joke: The season 3 premiere is on Adult Swim right now.
Rick and Morty’s Twitter made the surprise announcement at 8pm Saturday night just as the first airing of the new episode on Adult Swim’s website was about to start.
It's repeating all night, ends at midnight! I think! https://t.co/zB0zh1N1Vp— Rick (((and Morty))) (@RickandMorty) April 2, 2017
Adult Swim’s livestream even included the message, “You can stop bugging us now,” to fans who’ve been nagging the network and co-creators Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland (Rick Sanchez and Morty Smith) nonstop about it. Harmon even revealed their master plan the night before after a fan complained about the lack of information on season 3.
The premiere episode, which will air on a loop until midnight (ET/PT) and in certain locations—sorry guys—finally delivers. Nathan Fillion guest stars as Rick finally reveals why he let himself become imprisoned—and how he escapes.
THIS EPISODE IS WORTH THE GOD DAMN WAIT! AM I RIGHT, LADIES AND GENTLEMEN?!— Rick (((and Morty))) (@RickandMorty) April 2, 2017
Stick around after the credits for one more scene! And then watch the episode again right after, because there's no way you saw the opening!— Rick (((and Morty))) (@RickandMorty) April 2, 2017
It sure was. Now where’s the rest of season 3?
Michelle Jaworski is a staff writer and the resident Game of Thrones expert at the Daily Dot. She covers entertainment, geek culture, and pop culture and has brought her knowledge to conventions like Con of Thrones. She is based in New Jersey.