One of many greatest episodes of Rick And Morty’s sixth season noticed not solely Summer season taking the wheel in an effort to hold her grandfather and brother alive, but it surely additionally returned to the digital world of Roy whereas presenting a universe where each character had Morty’s voice. In talking with sequence co-creator, Justin Roiland, our personal Nick Valdez dove deep into the episode titled “A Mort Effectively Lived”, with Roiland strolling him by way of the challenges in making a story with a number of characters utilizing the identical voice.
Roiland started discussing this episode by dissecting his course of in bringing this episode to life and the way he tried to make the voices have delicate modifications with a view to distinguish all of them from each other whereas nonetheless having that acquainted tone that Morty Smith displays all through the sequence:
“The way in which the show will get me, it is an fascinating course of as a result of clearly there’s the primary report and I went in and I positively tried to do one thing a bit of bit totally different for all of those Morties. As delicate as I may, however one thing that form of felt totally different. Then the show does have loads of rounds of rewriting and simply modifications that form of occur all through manufacturing. This occurred as soon as earlier than where going again with scenes being rewritten and me going again and I am like, ‘Oh my God, what did I do? What had been all of the little issues I did to all these totally different Morties and it has been so lengthy I can not even actually bear in mind.’ I feel it received much less and fewer of what I supposed to initially do with the type of delicate variations as a number of rewrites type piled up all through the course of time.”
Justin additionally said how this had occurred as soon as earlier than throughout the Citadel of Ricks episode that noticed a big gathering of Morties having the co-creator/voice actor having to shoulder the heavy burden of bringing numerous characters to life:
“That occurred additionally with the Citadel of Ricks, the Tales from the Citadel episode where I used to be enjoying all these totally different Morties. I did the identical factor there where I had totally different takes on them, however that was a bit of simpler as a result of there weren’t as many, right? There nonetheless had been rather a lot, however there weren’t as many so I used to be in a position to like, oh, let me hear that once more. Okay. I type of bear in mind what I used to be doing. Whereas this one was like, ‘Oh my God, this Morty solely has one line or he solely has one monologue right here, or this character that’s the voice of Morty solely has this.’ It simply received tougher to hold observe of all of that over this lengthy interval. I positively tried to do it as finest I may and tried my hardest to return and take heed to what I used to be doing and bear in mind. Yeah, that was a wild one as a result of it is simply loads of characters and also you need to give them some type of differentiation as finest you’ll be able to.”
Rick And Morty will return to Grownup Swim this Sunday, November twentieth at midnight with new episodes of the animated sequence’ sixth season.