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Adult Swim Declares June 20 Global ‘Rick and Morty’ Day

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New adventures for Morty and Rick start June 20 (Image credit: Adult Swim)

Season five of the animated hit Rick and Morty will have its premiere on June 20, and Adult Swim is looking to make a big deal out of it.

The AT&T-owned cable network is “officially” declaring June 20 as Rick and Morty Day, an occasion that will be marked all around the world.

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Adult Swim will mark Rick and Morty Day with sneak peeks, behind the scenes footage and special surprises across TV, digital, and social.

For those unfamiliar, Rick is a sociopathic scientist who drags his timid grandson Morty into dangerous adventures across the universe. What could go wrong?

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The show stars Justin Roiland, Sarah Chalke, Chris Parnell, and Spencer Grammer. 

Rick and Morty was created by Dan Harmon and Roiland, who also serve as executive producers.

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