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The Best Episodes of Rick and Morty

Every episode of Rick and Morty ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Rick and Morty!

Rick is a mentally-unbalanced but scientifically gifted old man who has recently reconnected with his family. He spends most of his time involving his young grandson Morty in dangerous, outlandish adventures throughout space and alternate universes. Compounded with Morty's already unstable family life, these events cause Morty much distress at home and school.

Genres:AnimationComedySci-Fi & FantasyAction & Adventure
Network:Adult Swim

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The best episode of "Rick and Morty" is "The Ricklantis Mixup", rated 9.8/10 from 36151 user votes. It was directed by Dominic Polcino and written by Ryan Ridley. "The Ricklantis Mixup" aired on 9/10/2017 and is rated 0.2 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "The Rickshank Rickdemption".

  • The Ricklantis Mixup
    9.8/10 36,151 votes

    #1 - The Ricklantis Mixup

    Season 3 Episode 7 - Aired 2017-09-10

    Rick and Morty head to Atlantis. Meanwhile, the Citadel of Ricks undergoes major changes under new leadership.

    Director: Dominic Polcino

    Writer: Ryan Ridley

  • The Rickshank Rickdemption
    9.6/10 24,444 votes

    #2 - The Rickshank Rickdemption

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 2017-04-01

    The Smith family tries to cope without Rick, which is painful enough on its own without taking into consideration the stifling rules put into place by the Federation. Meanwhile Rick's past is finally revealed as he attempts to get out of his prison

    Director: Juan Jose Meza-Leon

    Writer: Mike McMahan

  • Total Rickall
    9.5/10 20,817 votes

    #3 - Total Rickall

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2015-08-16

    Trapped inside the house with an ever-increasing number of parasitic alien shape-shifters capable of altering memories, an uncertain Rick and the Smiths search for a way to determine which of them are real.

    Director: Juan Jose Meza-Leon

    Writer: Mike McMahan

  • The Vat of Acid Episode
    9.5/10 16,479 votes

    #4 - The Vat of Acid Episode

    Season 4 Episode 8 - Aired 2020-05-17

    It's a Rick, Morty and a vat of acid kind of adventure. But will it be worth Morty missing his English class for?

    Director: Jacob Hair

    Writer: Jeff Loveness, Albro Lundy

  • Fear No Mort
    9.4/10 7,302 votes

    #5 - Fear No Mort

    Season 7 Episode 10 - Aired 2023-12-17

    A jaded Rick and Morty seek spooky thrills.

    Director: Eugene Huang

    Writer: Heather Anne Campbell

  • Close Rick-Counters of the Rick Kind
    9.3/10 18,091 votes

    #6 - Close Rick-Counters of the Rick Kind

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2014-04-07

    Rick and Morty have a falling out when Rick is approached by some familiar associates.

    Director: Stephen Sandoval

    Writer: Ryan Ridley

  • The Ricks Must Be Crazy
    9.3/10 17,202 votes

    #7 - The Ricks Must Be Crazy

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2015-08-30

    Rick and Morty travel inside the car's battery, where Morty discovers Rick has created a universe containing sentient life solely to produce power for him. Meanwhile, Summer must deal with being locked in the car with Rick's overzealous security system.

    Director: Dominic Polcino

    Writer: Dan Guterman

  • The Wedding Squanchers
    9.3/10 16,999 votes

    #8 - The Wedding Squanchers

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2015-10-04

    The whole family makes mistakes.

    Director: Wes Archer

    Writer: Tom Kauffman

  • Pickle Rick
    9.3/10 22,018 votes

    #9 - Pickle Rick

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 2017-08-06

    It's family therapy time in this one broh. Classic stuff. Pickle Rick too.

    Director: Anthony Chun

    Writer: Jessica Gao

  • Rickmurai Jack
    9.3/10 13,621 votes

    #10 - Rickmurai Jack

    Season 5 Episode 10 - Aired 2021-09-05

    Rick is living his best anime life, making new friends and taking down new enemies.

    Director: Jacob Hair

    Writer: Jeff Loveness, Scott Marder

  • Unmortricken
    9.2/10 9,217 votes

    #11 - Unmortricken

    Season 7 Episode 5 - Aired 2023-11-12

    Rick and Morty get stuck on a project.

    Director: Jacob Hair

    Writer: James Siciliano, Albro Lundy

  • Meeseeks and Destroy
    9.0/10 17,564 votes

    #12 - Meeseeks and Destroy

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2014-01-20

    When Morty thinks Rick's adventures are too dangerous, he challenges Rick to let him lead one instead.

    Director: Bryan Newton

    Writer: Ryan Ridley

  • Rick Potion #9
    9.0/10 17,371 votes

    #13 - Rick Potion #9

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2014-01-27

    Rick provides Morty with a love potion to get his dream girl, only for the serum to backfire and create a living Cronenberg nightmare.

    Director: Stephen Sandoval

    Writer: Justin Roiland

  • Star Mort Rickturn of the Jerri
    9.0/10 11,956 votes

    #14 - Star Mort Rickturn of the Jerri

    Season 4 Episode 10 - Aired 2020-05-31

    An adventure with an invisibility belt, but a family that disappears together, must stay together.

    Director: Erica Hayes

    Writer: Anne Lane

  • Mort Dinner Rick Andre
    9.0/10 15,336 votes

    #15 - Mort Dinner Rick Andre

    Season 5 Episode 1 - Aired 2021-06-20

    Rick hosts dinner for his ocean-dwelling nemesis, while Morty gets the wine.

    Director: Jacob Hair

    Writer: Jeff Loveness

  • Morty's Mind Blowers
    8.9/10 14,284 votes

    #16 - Morty's Mind Blowers

    Season 3 Episode 8 - Aired 2017-09-17

    Morty's memories are restored and we learn the truth in this one broh.

    Director: Bryan Newton

    Writer: Dan Harmon, Ryan Ridley, Justin Roiland, Mike McMahan, James Siciliano, Dan Guterman

  • Edge of Tomorty: Rick Die Rickpeat
    8.9/10 15,928 votes

    #17 - Edge of Tomorty: Rick Die Rickpeat

    Season 4 Episode 1 - Aired 2019-11-10

    Rick brings Morty to a planet containing crystals that show whoever is touching them all the ways they may die depending on their choices.

    Director: Erica Hayes

    Writer: Mike McMahan

  • A Rickle in Time
    8.8/10 15,660 votes

    #18 - A Rickle in Time

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2015-07-26

    Rick, Morty, and Summer get into trouble when time is fractured by a feedback loop of uncertainty that split reality into more than one equally possible impossibilities. Meanwhile, Beth and Jerry go to extreme lengths to save a deer struck by their vehicle.

    Director: Wes Archer

    Writer: Matt Roller

  • Mortynight Run
    8.8/10 14,770 votes

    #19 - Mortynight Run

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2015-08-02

    Rick teaches Morty to drive while leaving Jerry at a popular day care made just for him. Morty's conscience has him hunt down an assassin rather than spending the day at an alien arcade.

    Director: Dominic Polcino

    Writer: David Phillips

  • Rest and Ricklaxation
    8.8/10 14,692 votes

    #20 - Rest and Ricklaxation

    Season 3 Episode 6 - Aired 2017-08-27

    Rick and Morty need a break.

    Director: Anthony Chun

    Writer: Tom Kauffman

  • Rattlestar Ricklactica
    8.8/10 13,254 votes

    #21 - Rattlestar Ricklactica

    Season 4 Episode 5 - Aired 2019-12-15

    Morty gets bitten by a space snake. Jerry tries to prove he can survive without Rick's help.

    Director: Jacob Hair

    Writer: James Siciliano

  • Lawnmower Dog
    8.7/10 17,235 votes

    #22 - Lawnmower Dog

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2013-12-09

    Rick and Morty try to incept Morty's math teacher into giving Morty an 'A'. Meanwhile, Rick gives Jerry a device to train their dog, Snuffles.

    Director: John Rice

    Writer: Ryan Ridley

  • M. Night Shaym-Aliens!
    8.7/10 15,866 votes

    #23 - M. Night Shaym-Aliens!

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2014-01-13

    Rick and Morty try to get to the bottom of a mystery in this M. Night Shyamalan style twistaroony of an episode!

    Director: Jeff Myers

    Writer: Tom Kauffman

  • Rixty Minutes
    8.7/10 15,986 votes

    #24 - Rixty Minutes

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2014-03-17

    Rick hacks the cable box, but the family are distracted by another one of his inventions.

    Director: Bryan Newton

    Writer: Tom Kauffman, Justin Roiland

  • Mortyplicity
    8.7/10 13,479 votes

    #25 - Mortyplicity

    Season 5 Episode 2 - Aired 2021-06-27

    The Smiths suspect they're being hunted. But who's even real?

    Director: Lucas Gray

    Writer: Albro Lundy