Grownup Swim’s Rick and Morty has all the time centered across the relationship between a nihilistic genius inventor and his affable grandson, in addition to the insane adventures the 2 of them typically discover themselves on. Through the years, nonetheless, one other relationship has delivered loads of intrigue because it has continued to evolve. Summer season, Morty’s older sister, stands as much as their grandfather in a means Morty merely cannot, and followers have develop into conscious that she and Rick are much more alike than they’d wish to admit.

Rick and Morty returns for the second half of its sixth season on November twentieth, and members of the cast and artistic workforce sat down with ComicBook.com’s Nick Valdez forward of the midseason premiere. Justin Roiland, the co-creator of the sequence and voice of Rick Sanchez, talked concerning the ever-evolving bond between Rick and Summer season.

“Summer season’s all the time been a personality who does not put up with Rick’s sh-t and is keen to name him out and is not actually afraid of him,” Roiland defined. “That is all the time been the case. I believe it is attention-grabbing to see how their relationship has developed in a… She’s only a extra dependable, she will be able to get [things] taken care of for Rick. He can belief her to deal with sh-t. Whereas I believe Morty, it is like he in all probability would not belief with one hundred percent certainty to maintain one thing. I’ve discovered that to be a pure, attention-grabbing that facet of the connection.”

“Even going as far again to season one, there’s some actually nice Summer season episodes that illustrate the connection between Rick and Summer season, just like the Mr. Needful episode where Rick clearly feels threatened by her relationship with this different older male determine and it is simply humorous to see how far he is keen to go due to that,” he continued. “Yeah, it is all the time been there I really feel. I do not know, it is enjoyable to play with it a extra bit extra.”

Spencer Gammer, who voices Summer season on the sequence, has related ideas on the Summer season and Rick dynamic. They might be opposites in some methods, however their similarities are very simple to see.


“I agree. The seeds have already been sown for that to exist between them, and I believe they’re opposites in numerous methods,” Grammer added. “Youth, age and male, feminine, however very related, which will be very enjoyable.”

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