Rick and Morty S3E2 Analysis: Rickmancing the Stone

Rick and Morty S3E2 Analysis: Rickmancing the Stone

Beth and Jerry are finally getting a divorce, but how will Morty and Summer deal with the split?This was one of the darkest Rick and Morty episodes to date, just as the Season 3 trailer predicted. Rickmancing the Stone explores the Smith Family’s emotional handling of divorce and life lessons learned in a post-apocalyptic earth drawing inspiration from Mad Max. I think 3 major themes run the course of this episode: repression/avoidance, nihilism, and strength.

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Watching Rick and Morty Will Make Your Life Better

Watching Rick and Morty Will Make Your Life Better

For an absurdist, science-based cartoon show with nihilistic undertones, Rick and Morty sure is full of meaning. If you approach the show with an examining eye, you discover it continually prods at deep philosophical and existential questions packaged in absurd humor allowing it to reach adults and children alike. It will make you question your existence. It will make you justify your worldview.

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