Explanations of Some of the Most Crucial References in Rick and Morty

Wisecrack explains some of the most crucial science fiction and fantasy references from the show Rick and Morty. The references help frame the story of each episode, but also inform the show’s overall sense of humor and storytelling.

Welcome to this special Wisecrack Edition on the must-know references in Rick and Morty. From Freddy Krueger to Zardoz, Rick and Morty pays homage to the imagery and themes of pop culture’s most beloved properties – often inverting them to communicate something new. The more of these references you know and understand, the richer the show becomes! So what are the most important of these references? How do they elevate the show to new levels? Join us as we dive in!