Rick and Morty’s second season is over. Here’s a breakdown of each episode from the second season. Click the picture to be taken to more in-depth info about each episode as well as links to the Wikia. I’ve also included the most stable links (Amazon, Adult Swim, YouTube) to watch the episodes.
Check out the first season recap and episode guide for Rick and Morty. Click any picture to read an in-depth episode recap, or watch a clip or the full episode by clicking the videos/links.
Episode 1 “A Rickle in Time” – Rick, Morty, and Summer unfreeze time (which was frozen in the Season 1 finale) and try to move on with a normal life, but the timeline is broken and continues splitting. Rick has to find a way to resync everything or destroy existence.
Episode 2 “Mortynight Run” – After sitting through an arms deal, Morty decides he doesn’t like Rick’s moral lines, so he decides to step in himself to help stop an alien assassin. In doing so, Morty saves a telepathic fart hell-bent on destroying humanity.
Episode 3 “Auto-Erotic Assimilation” – Rick takes his grandkids to check out an abandoned ship only to find out the crew has been assimilated by a hivemind named Unity, who turns out to be Rick’s ex-girlfriend. Rick proceeds to have sex with the entire planet while Beth and Jerry search his basement lab in the garage.
Episode 4 “Total Rickall” – When an alien parasite has infiltrated the family, Rick tries figuring out who in the family is real and who they only think is real because of an alien parasite. Things get harder and harder, as zany characters fill the house, and the whole family remembers them all.
Episode 5 “Get Schwifty” – A giant head appears out of nowhere and tells Earth to “Show me what you got!!” Humanity is dumbfounded, except Rick, who instantly recognizes the situation as an intergalactic music competition. Rick and Morty race to explain it to Potus and save the world with a song.
Episode 6 “The Ricks Must Be Crazy” – When Rick’s battery dies, he has to go inside to find out what’s stopping the power generation. Turns out his battery is a microverse and power is taken from the citizens, but inside a scientist named Zeke created a miniverse to power the microverse. Now Rick and Morty must stop Zeke and escape to their universe.
Episode 7 “Big Trouble in Little Sanchez” – Rick becomes a teenager to help Morty and Summer solve the mystery of a vampire at school. Unfortunately Little Rick doesn’t want to go back to being old while Beth and Jerry’s trip to an alien therapist goes terribly wrong.
Episode 8 “Interdimensional Cable 2: Tempting Fate” – Jerry is taken to the emergency room of an alien hospital after eating Rick’s food and contracting an alien virus. Rick installs interdimensional cable on the hospital TV while the family waits. Meanwhile doctors ask Jerry to give up his penis to save the most important man in the universe.
Episode 9 “Look Who’s Purging Now” – When a spacebug hits their windshield, Rick heads to an alien planet to get windshield wiper fluid. Upon finding out it’s a purge planet, he convinces Morty to stay. Morty follows his penis, and they both end up stranded on the planet and fighting for their lives.
Episode 10 “Wedding Squanchers” – The Smith family are invited to Rick’s friend Birdperson’s wedding to Summer’s friend Tammy. What starts off as a normal alien wedding on another planet is interrupted when the bride turns out to be an undercover operative for the galactic federation.
Brian Penny is a former business analyst and operations manager at Bank of America turned whistleblower, troll, and freelance writer. His work has appeared on Huffington Post, High Times, Fast Company, Main Street, Hardcore Droid, and Intuit’s Small Business Resource.