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When it was announced way back in 2012 that Dan Harmon, creator and executive producer of NBC’s belovedCommunity, was teaming up with voice actor/writer/comedic genius Justin Roiland to create an Adult Swim cartoon, no one could have anticipated the dark, hilarious and offensive show that would result.Rick and Mortyis the twisted progeny of a marriage betweenBack To The FutureandDoctor Who, featuring a helpless teenage boy (Morty) dragged on adventures across space and time by his alcoholic genius of a grandfather (Rick). The first season debuted in December of 2013 and is still only at its midway point, but it’s already vying for “funniest show on television” honors, thanks in no small part to the inventive plot lines that have taken audiences on a Jurassic Park-like tour of the human body and envisioned a world in which dogs gain intelligence and rise up against their masters (“Where are my testicles, Summer?!”).Rick and Mortymakes the list for its refusal to conform to, well, everything: narrative form, show chronology or the unwritten rules about what can and cannot be the subject of humor.

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