Total Rickall (Rick and Morty)

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Total Rickall
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“Oh shoot, now its like a "Where's Waldo?" page! Can you find me? Look at all these zany, wacky characters! We'll be right back after these messages.”
Series: Rick and Morty
Part of Season: 2
Episode Number: 4
Air Date: August 16, 2015
Run Time 22 Minutes
Previous episode: Auto Erotic Assimilation
Next episode: Get Schwifty


Total Rickall is the fourth episode of the second season of Rick and Morty. It is the fifteenth episode of the series overall. It premiered on August 16, 2015. It was written by Mike McMahan and directed by Juan Meza-León. It was viewed by 1.96 Million Viewers on August 16, 2015.

Synopsis

The family battles a parasite that implants fake memories into their heads, which leads them to wonder if any of them are real.

Why It Rocks

  1. Excellent writing, like the show, the writing is Simple but Excellent and done to great perfection.
  2. The concept of flashbacks adapted in this episode is brilliant and absolutely genius.
  3. It doesn't fail to make you laugh with so many hilarious and unforgettable moments, such as Beth shooting Mr. Poopybutthole and Rick shooting Steve with everyone panicking, but it's really funny.
  4. Never Past Bedtime Land is a really fun song, and it is nice to see what Summer does on her own.
  5. Excellent Plot Twist where the Alien Parasites only cause good memories and everyone must find out who's real or not.
  6. So much action that is really awesome and so fun to watch.
  7. Dark Ending with Mr. Poopybutthole being Shot.
  8. Great Animation and Voice Acting like always.

Reception

Total Rickall is considered by many fans to be one of the best episodes of both Season 2 and all of Rick and Morty. It received a 9.6 on IMDb and is the Third Highest Rated Episode of the Series, behind The Rickshank Redemption and The Ricklantis Mixup.