Rick And Morty S03E06: Rest and Ricklaxation – Recap & Review

Alcoholic mad scientist Rick Sanchez and his grandson Morty Smith take a break for once, but even this goes awry. Here is a review on the season’s sixth episode titled Rest and Ricklaxation.

Warning: Possible spoilers ahead!

Plot Summary

After one of their toughest adventures yet, the eponymous characters decide to take a break for once in a while, but even being at a spa has its consequences, whether it be major or minor.

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Discussion

In the show’s most insane episode yet, the audience learns that perhaps too much of a good thing can be a bad thing, and too much of a bad thing still has its drawbacks and detriments. It teaches us that we–as human beings–need that proper balance in order to sustain a normal life, but what exactly constitutes as normal these days? Rick shows that deep within the darkness that lurks within us, there will always be a speck of goodness. He also has a neat invention that transforms into a Voltron-esque figure.

Rest and Ricklaxation also has elements akin to that of an unaired episode of Dexter’s Laboratory titled Rude Removal. In the episode, the genius protagonist and his closest relative enter a machine that separates their good sides from their bad. Check it out below:

Do you notice the similarities?

Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland’s Rick and Morty has returned to Cartoon Network’s nighttime programming block Adult Swim with its third season. For more Rick and Morty-related news and reviews, follow Geek Motivation on Twitter (@GEEKMOTIVATION) and Instagram (@geekmotivation).

Written by: John Tangalin

 

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