“Rick and Morty” renewed for 70-episode by Adult Swim

Vastavam web: Cult hit animated show “Rick and Morty” has been given a massive 70-episode renewal order by Adult Swim. The order is part of a new long-term deal the network has signed with series creators Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon.The show follows a sociopathic genius scientist Rick who drags his inherently timid grandson Morty on insanely dangerous adventures across the multi-verse.Harmon told GQ magazine that the 70-episode deal came after a long negotiation process.

“It was a lot of back and forth, but Justin and I just needed enough episodes and the right kind of deal structure that would give us permission to do what we want to do, which is truly focus on the show. We got all that, and we’re both very excited,” he said.