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New Rockstars explores the hidden references, deeper meanings, and personal motivations behind every episode of Rick and Morty. Join Erik Voss, and special guests as they ricksplain what the show is REALLY about.

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New Rockstars explores the hidden references, deeper meanings, and personal motivations behind every episode of Rick and Morty. Join Erik Voss, and special guests as they ricksplain what the show is REALLY about.

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English


Episodes

Rick and Morty Season 5 Finale Reaction: Evil Morty Plan & Rick Backstory Confirmed!

9/14/2021
Rick and Morty Season 5 Finale returns to the Citadel, revealing Evil Morty's longtime plan and Rick's mystery backstory! Get 10% off your first month at http://betterhelp.com/RICKSPLAINED. Helix is offering up to 200 dollars off all mattress orders AND two free pillows at HelixSleep.com/Ricksplained. Rick and Morty 5x09 and Rick and Morty 5x10 are total game changers for the series, destroying not only the Citadel but the Central Finite Curve, Rick's multiverse of realities in which he is the alpha genius, paired with a slave Morty in a toxic relationship. Erik Voss and Tommy Bechtold react to this finale to explain where the series could go next. Easter Egg breakdown is coming tomorrow! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:30:46

Rick and Morty 5x08 Reaction: Rick's Wife Diane Death Confirmed!

8/9/2021
Rick and Morty Season 5 Episode 8 Eternal Sunshine episode confirms Rick's backstory with his wife Diane, Beth, and Bird Person! Go to Keeps.com/Ricksplained to receive your first month of treatment free. Try BlueChew FREE when you use our promo code RICKSPLAINED at BlueChew.com--just pay $5 shipping. Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/RICKSPLAINED. Rick and Morty 5x08 finally confirms the canonicity of Rick's history via memories with Bird Person in this episode inspired by Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. In this episode of Ricksplained, Erik Voss and special guest Jessica Clemons react to this episode and answer your biggest questions. Easter Egg breakdown is coming tomorrow! Check out our sweet, sweet merch! http://www.newrockstarsmerch.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:34:04

Rick and Morty 5x07 REACTION: How Many Total Gotrons?

8/2/2021
Rick and Morty Season 5 Episode 7 "Gotron Jerrysis Rickvangelion" features Rick exploring his obsession with Voltron robots! Get 20% off your first monthly box when you sign up at BoxofAwesome.com and enter the code RICKSPLAINED at checkout. Get up to $200 off all mattress orders AND two free pillows at HelixSleep.com/ricksplained. Get 10% off your first month of therapy at Betterhelp.com/RICKSPLAINED Check out our sweet, sweet merch! http://www.newrockstarsmerch.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:28:58

Rick and Morty 5x06 REACTION: Rick vs President Conspiracy History?

7/26/2021
Rick and Morty Season 5 Episode 6 "Rick and Morty's Thanksploitation Spectacular" features the return of the President (Keith David)! Do he and Rick have a secret history? Get 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code RICKSPLAINED at http://Manscaped.com. Go to http://Keeps.com/Ricksplained to receive your first month of treatment free. Get 10% off your first month of therapy at http://Betterhelp.com/RICKSPLAINED Rick and Morty 5x06 gives us Thanksgiving in July, with Morty and Rick in a new war with the US president over turkeys and America's secret origin. In this episode of Ricksplained, Erik Voss and Tommy Bechtold react to this episode and answer your biggest questions. Easter Egg breakdown is coming tomorrow! Check out our sweet, sweet merch! http://www.newrockstarsmerch.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:29:22

Rick and Morty 5x05 REACTION: Galactus Death & Car Secrets! | Ricksplained

7/19/2021
Rick and Morty Season 5 Episode 5 "Amortycan Grickfitti" takes Rick's car on a joyride to kill Galactus! What secrets is the car hiding? Try BlueChew FREE when you use our promo code RICKSPLAINED at http://BlueChew.com --just pay $5 shipping. Special offer for Ricksplained audience: get 10% off your first month at http://betterhelp.com/RICKSPLAINED. Get up to $200 off all mattress orders AND two free pillows at http://HelixSleep.com/ricksplained. Rick and Morty 5x05 sends Rick, Beth, and Jerry to Hell with the Cenobites from Hellraiser while Morty and Summer take Rick's car on a joyride, that runs them into Galactus and Changeformers. In this episode of Ricksplained, Erik Voss and Tommy Bechtold react to this episode and answer your biggest questions. Easter Egg breakdown is coming tomorrow! Check out our sweet, sweet merch! http://www.newrockstarsmerch.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:32:56

Rick and Morty 5x04 REACTION: Rick Lost his Portal Gun? | Ricksplained

7/12/2021
Rick and Morty Season 5 Episode 4 "Rickdependence Spray" might be the grossest episode yet! But is Rick trapped without his Portal Gun? Go to http://Keeps.com/RICKSPLAINED to get your first month of treatment for free. Try BlueChew FREE when you use our promo code RICKSPLAINED at http://BlueChew.com --just pay $5 shipping. Go to http://betterhelp.com/ricksplained and get 10% off your first month. Rick and Morty 5x04 puts Morty in one of the most disgusting crises they've faced yet, one that might have crossed a line with many fans. In this episode of Ricksplained, Erik Voss and Tommy Bechtold react to this episode and answer your biggest questions. Easter Egg breakdown is coming tomorrow! Check out our sweet, sweet merch! http://www.newrockstarsmerch.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:33:59

Rick and Morty 5x03 REACTION: Planetina Breakup True Meaning! | Ricksplained

7/5/2021
Rick and Morty Season 5 Episode 3 "A Rickconvenient Mort" tragic final scene explained! Special offer for Ricksplained audience: get 10% off your first month at http://betterhelp.com/RICKSPLAINED. Try BlueChew FREE when you use our promo code RICKSPLAINED at http://BlueChew.com --just pay $5 shipping. Remember, get your next delicious bowl of guilt-free cereal at http://MagicSpoon.com/RICKSPLAINED and use the code RICKSPLAINED to save $5. Rick and Morty 5x03 ends with one of the bleakest moments of the series -- Morty's sad breakup with Captain Planet parody Planetina. What does their breakup tell us about the show's depressed view of Earth's ecological crisis, and what exactly did Morty do with the rings that control Planetina? In this episode of Ricksplained, Erik Voss and Tommy Bechtold react to this episode and answer your biggest questions. Easter Egg breakdown is coming tomorrow! Check out our sweet, sweet merch! http://www.newrockstarsmerch.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:31:28

Rick and Morty 5x02 REACTION: Every Rick Decoy Explained! | Ricksplained

6/28/2021
Rick and Morty Season 5 Episode 2 "Mortyplicity" EVERY DECOY Breakdown! Get 200 dollars off all mattress orders AND two free pillows http://HelixSleep.com/ricksplained Get 10% off your first month at http://betterhelp.com/RICKSPLAINED Save five dollars at http://MagicSpoon.com/RICKSPLAINED use code: RICKSPLAINED Rick and Morty 5x02 reveals an infinite number of decoys of Rick and the whole Smith family. What is the Asimov Cascade and how does it work, exactly? In this episode of Ricksplained, Erik Voss and Tommy Bechtold react to this episode and answer your biggest questions. Easter Egg breakdown is coming tomorrow! Check out our sweet, sweet merch! http://www.newrockstarsmerch.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:33:21

Rick and Morty 5x01 Narnia Dimension Timeline Explained! | Ricksplained

6/21/2021
Rick and Morty Season 5 Episode 1 "Mort Dinner Rick Andre" FULL TIMELINE breakdown! Try BlueChew FREE when you use our promo code RICKSPLAINED at http://BlueChew.com--just pay $5 shipping. Get 10% off your first month at http://betterhelp.com/RICKSPLAINED. Rick and Morty 5x01 features Morty in a war with a Narnia time-dilated dimension, with centuries of Game of Thrones / Chronicles of Narnia / Terminator / X-Men storytelling unfolding in the course of a dinner date between Rick and Mr. Nimbus. In this episode of Ricksplained, Erik Voss and Tommy Bechtold are back to react to this episode and answer your biggest questions. Easter Egg breakdown is coming tomorrow! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:33:26

Season 4 Review: More Easter Eggs, Lingering Questions & Episodes Ranked!

6/8/2020
Rick and Morty Season 4 Review! More jokes we missed, lingering mysteries, season 5 predictions, and episodes RANKED! Get up to $200 off your mattress at http://helixsleep.com/ricksplained Rick and Morty’s fourth season has ended, giving us several classics like The Vat of Acid Episode, Clone Beth, Rick vs the god, and Morty’s death crystals. What animation jokes and Easter Eggs did we overlook throughout these 10 episodes? In this episode of #Ricksplained, Erik Voss reveals dozens of more details we missed in our earlier episode breakdowns, and then joins co-host Tommy Bechtold to discuss the unanswered questions from Season 4 that could set up storylines in Season 5. How should we rank the Season 4 episodes? Will there now be TWO BETHS in every episode of Rick and Morty? Which episode has the best Jerry B-story? And who is the GOD of the Rick and Morty universe? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:44:27

Season 4 Finale: Which Beth is the Clone? (ft. Cassie Steele)

6/1/2020
Rick and Morty Season 4 Finale confirms the BETH CLONE theory! Tammy actor CASSIE STEELE joins us to discuss which Beth is the clone, and why that mystery makes Rick a terrible father! Use code RICKSPLAINED for $100 of free delivery credit for your first 7 days when you download the Postmates app. Rick and Morty Season 4 Episode 10, “Star Mort Rickturn of the Jerri” features the epic returns of Bird Person / Phoenix Person, Tammy, and the alternate clone version of Beth from Season 3. How does this episode call back Pickle Rick, the Vat of Acid Episode, and Morty’s Mind Blowers to explore the deeper layers of Rick’s depression? What song plays at the end of the Rick and Morty Season 4 finale, and what is its deeper thematic significance? In this episode of #Ricksplained, Erik Voss is joined by special guest and Rick and Morty voice actor (Tammy, Tricia, and others), Cassie Steele to discuss this amazing season finale and the inside scoop from some of the biggest moments over the series. Why is Rick a terrible father? Which Beth is real, and which is the clone? Why is Rick’s memory of Beth’s cloning contained in a RED memory vial? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:23:46

Rick and Morty 4x09 Breakdown! Easter Eggs & Jokes You Missed! | Ricksplained

5/26/2020
Rick and Morty Season 4 Episode 9 “Childrick of Mort” Episode Analysis ft. NOLAN NORTH! Thanks to #BangEnergy for sponsoring this video! Use my code NEWROCKSTARS25 for 25% OFF of your order at https://bang-energy.com/ #EnergyDrink What animation details were hidden throughout the Rick and Morty Childrick of Mort episode? How does Rick and Beth’s sorting system for Rick’s clay children work, exactly, and what does that say about the writers’ deeper philosophy on society? Did Rick kill God this episode, and if not, who IS the real God of the Rick and Morty universe? In this special episode of #Ricksplained, Erik Voss breaks down all the hidden jokes you missed in this episode of Rick and Morty, and then dives deeper into the secret themes of the episode with special guest Nolan North and returning favorite Tommy Bechtold. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:34:16

Rick and Morty Vat of Acid Episode RESETS Explained! | Ricksplained

5/18/2020
Rick and Morty Season 4 Episode 8, "The Vat of Acid Episode," Time Loops Explained! Use code RICKSPLAINED for $100 of free delivery credit for your first 7 days when you download the Postmates app. How does the time loop reset structure work, exactly, for Rick and Morty 4x08 "The Vat of Acid Episode"? What is the secret darker agenda behind Rick's cruel time respawn device, and what does his vat of acid tell us about Rick's past suicide attempts on the series? In this episode of #Ricksplained, Erik Voss is joined by Tommy Bechtold and Sam Bashor to break down the various resets in the episode, and why Vat of Acid ranks as one of the best of the series. How does the time button in Vat of Acid pay homage to the Futurama series finale, "Meanwhile"? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:27:42

Rick's Time Travel Box Finally Opens! (4x05 Analysis) ft. Jessica Chobot & Abed Gheith

12/16/2019
Rick and Morty Season 4 Episode 5 "Rattlestar Ricklactica" finally unleashes TIME TRAVEL! How does Rick and Morty's time travel episode defy the conventional tropes of time travel fiction, with homages to the Terminator films and Back to the Future? In this analysis of Rick and Morty 4x05, Erik Voss is joined by special guests Jessica Chobot and Abed Gheith to discuss why the Rick and Morty writers finally explored a time travel plot and how they changed the rules of the universe to do so. In this episode of #Ricksplained, we dive into the deeper themes of this mid-season finale of #rickandmorty for the deeper meaning you might have overlooked, and how a snake eating its own tail is the perfect metaphor for every thinly plotted time travel story. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:25:50

Is Jerry's Talking Cat Hiding a Disgusting Sex Secret?

12/9/2019
Go to Hawthorne.co and use promo code RICK for 10% off your order. Use promo code RICKSPLAINED at Stamps.com for a 4-week free trial and free postage. Get 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code RICKSPLAINED at Manscaped.com. Rick and Morty Season 4 Episode 4 "Claw and Hoarder Special Ricktim’s Morty" gets an in-depth analysis. Is this dragon episode the most obscene episode of Rick and Morty yet? What is the horrible secret of the talking cat in this episode, and how could it connect back to Mr. Jellybean in Season 1? In this episode of #Ricksplained, Erik Voss, Tommy Bechtold, and the voice of Mr. Goldenfold, BRANDON JOHNSON, discuss the dark themes of this #rickandmorty episode, and whether we should take the advice of the cat and stop overthinking things... or whether that advice is actually covering up the cat's disgusting sexual history. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:25:35

Is Season 4 Teasing the Rise of Evil Morty? (ft Echo Kellum)

12/2/2019
Is Rick and Morty Season 4 hinting that Morty is transitioning into a more cynical, Rick-like, EVIL Morty?In this episode of #Ricksplained, Erik Voss and Tommy Bechtold welcome to the show special guest ECHO KELLUM, recurring voice actor on Rick and Morty and Curtis Holt from Arrow on the CW. The panel discusses the behind the scenes process that makes Rick and Morty unique among other animated series, and some clues you may have overlooked throughout these past three Season 4 episodes that might point to Morty's moral decline. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:21:37

Does Rick Hate Marvel? (4x03 Analysis)

11/25/2019
Rick and Morty 4x03 "One Crew Over the Crewcoo's Morty" Deeper Meaning Explained! Does Rick's hatred of the heist genre mask Dan Harmon's hatred of the Marvel Cinematic Universe? How does this antagonism date back to Harmon's previous sitcom Community? In this episode of #Ricksplained, Erik Voss joins special guests Jesse Neil and Tommy Bechtold to discuss the secrets behind this episode -- why exactly heist movies suck, and whether we're allowed to enjoy Ocean's 11, Spider-Man Far From Home, and Avengers Endgame! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:21:19

Was Rick's WIFE Revealed in "The Old Man and the Seat"?

11/18/2019
Rick and Morty 4x02 "The Old Man and the Seat" Deeper Meaning Explained! What is the backstory of Rick's mysterious toilet planet, and could it be connected with the ongoing mystery of Rick's ex-wife Diane? In this episode of #Ricksplained, Erik Voss joins Rick and Morty writer (and real-life Abed from Community inspiration) Abed Gheith and superfan Tommy Bechtold to discuss the secrets behind this episode -- how the writers similarly have hidden toilets that they keep secret from each other, and the dark truth of Rick's loneliness. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:22:35

Rick and Morty Breaks TIME TRAVEL Rule? (Season 4 Premiere) | Ricksplained

11/12/2019
Rick and Morty Season 4 Premiere Explained! Rick and Morty 4x01 Edge of Tomorty Rick Die Rickpeat plays with time loops and destinies... does this violate the show's long-held rules against time travel? In this Rick and Morty aftershow, Erik Voss joins special guest Rick and Morty writer and contributor Abed Gheith (inspiration for the character Abed on Community) and friend of the show Tommy Bechtold to discuss the deeper meaning of Rick and Morty Season 4 Episode 1. What's the story behind Red Meeseeks, and what would Yellow Meeseeks and Green Meeseeks do? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:27:20

What is Evil Morty's REAL Agenda?

11/10/2019
Rick and Morty Season 4 countdown! What is Evil Morty's true plan from the Season 3 episode TALES FROM THE CITADEL? Does Rick and Morty have a secret socialist agenda? A fascist agenda? Or NO agenda at all? In this episode of #Ricksplained, Erik Voss sits back down with writer and producer Ryan Ridley to discuss Evil Morty's return and what that tells us about the series' political philosophy. Will Evil Morty return in Rick and Morty Season 4? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:23:02