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** In “Edge of Tomorty: Rick Die RickPeat”, Morty is willing to let Rick [[spoiler:stay dead by not cloning him]] if it means dying old with Jessica, and even after he learns [[spoiler:the truth of the death crystal’s vision, he’s just pissed off that his efforts were AllForNothing rather than remorseful that several people ''died'' because of his actions]].

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** In “Edge of Tomorty: Rick Die RickPeat”, [=RickPeat=]”, Morty is willing to let Rick [[spoiler:stay dead by not cloning him]] if it means dying old with Jessica, and even after he learns [[spoiler:the truth of the death crystal’s vision, he’s just pissed off that his efforts were AllForNothing rather than remorseful that several people ''died'' because of his actions]].

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* LoveMakesYouEvil: Morty shows little concern for morality when he’s trying to court Jessica. To elaborate:
** Morty asks Rick in “Rick Potion #9” to make him a LovePotion for Jessica, and still decides to use it even after Rick calls him out for essentially using a date rape drug.
** One of his mindblowers shows him eager to torture an alien because he tried to kill Jessica, and he probably would have killed the alien immediately if Rick wasn’t present.
** In “Edge of Tomorty: Rick Die RickPeat”, Morty is willing to let Rick [[spoiler:stay dead by not cloning him]] if it means dying old with Jessica, and even after he learns [[spoiler:the truth of the death crystal’s vision, he’s just pissed off that his efforts were AllForNothing rather than remorseful that several people ''died'' because of his actions]].


Rick's grandson who falls victim to playing the role of his sidekick. Morty is a young high school student who has trouble fitting in, especially given the circumstances he faces at home. He likely has a disability of sorts, and has trouble keeping up with the other kids in class, but he is proven to be pretty badass outside of school at Rick's side. He also has plenty of HiddenDepths, frequently proving himself to perhaps be the only one who has any skills in making heads and tails of the madness and chaos Rick tends to generate around him.

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Rick's good-hearted and impressionable grandson who falls victim to playing the role of his sidekick. Morty is a young high school student who has trouble fitting in, especially given the circumstances he faces at home. He likely has a disability of sorts, and has trouble keeping up with the other kids in class, but he is proven to be pretty badass outside of school at Rick's side. He also has plenty of HiddenDepths, frequently proving himself to perhaps be the only one who has any skills in making heads and tails of the madness and chaos Rick tends to generate around him.


* {{Yandere}}: Downplayed as Morty doesn’t do anything creepy to Jessica or treats her as a possession. However, whenever he finds a scenario where he might end up with her, he goes to pretty sociopathic lengths to achieve it. He gave her a love potion because he couldn’t handle that she was dating Brad, which ended up mutating her and causing Rick to label him as a creep for trying to roofie her. Likewise, one of Morty’s Mindblowers shows that he’s violently protective of her, as he was willing to torture an alien for releasing a worldwide virus that nearly killed Jessica. He’s also willing to sell Rick, his own grandfather, for some trim as he ignored Summer’s concerns about Tiny Rick overwhelming Rick’s mind because he helped him get close to Jessica. Furthermore, upon gaining a death crystal that let him see a future where Jessica comforted him in his old age, Morty committed several atrocities to ensure it happens, up to avoiding resurrecting Rick and killing many cops and military man while acting like an AKIRA.

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* {{Yandere}}: Downplayed as {{Downplayed}}. Morty doesn’t do anything creepy to Jessica or treats her as a possession. However, whenever he finds a scenario where he might end up with her, he goes to pretty sociopathic lengths to achieve it. He gave her a love potion because he couldn’t handle that she was dating Brad, which ended up mutating her and causing Rick to label him as a creep for trying to roofie her. Likewise, one of Morty’s Mindblowers shows that he’s violently protective of her, as he was willing to torture an alien for releasing a worldwide virus that nearly killed Jessica. He’s also willing to sell Rick, his own grandfather, for some trim as he ignored Summer’s concerns about Tiny Rick overwhelming Rick’s mind because he helped him get close to Jessica. Furthermore, upon gaining a death crystal that let him see a future where Jessica comforted him in his old age, Morty committed several atrocities to ensure it happens, up to avoiding resurrecting Rick and killing many cops and military man while acting like an AKIRA.

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* ItsAllAboutMe: His increasingly feeble moral compass is easily tossed aside when the opportunity for romance (or even just sex) crops up and he even goes on a massive killing spree in the Season 4 premiere in the hopes of attaining a future where he and Jessica hook up.

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* DumbassNoMore: {{Deconstruction}}. Morty constant adventures and near-death situations turned him from naive, slow in the mind kid to one of the more competent and self-aware characters of the show, they also took a serious toll on him, resulting in his constant sense of disillusionment and insecurity.


* CharacterDevelopment: Compare him with the quivering, useless Mortys in "Close Rick-counters", and you can see that the experiences he's gone through have definitely matured him. Given his Rick is said to be belligerent even by the standards of other Ricks, it probably rubs off on this version of Morty. By Season 2, he's become fairly numb to a decent amount of the insanity around him, though he still has his limits and still maintains a moral compass that Rick for the most part lacks. He also seems more tolerant of Rick's antics only raising an issue if Rick has a direct hand in causing problems. By season 3, he's all but given up on seeing anything redeeming in Rick, and is more exasperated by his antics than tolerant or surprised. At this point, it's less that he willingly goes along with Rick's adventures and more that he's dragged along for the ride, along with the other family members. In addition, he is shown to be a lot more [[NotSoDifferent like Rick]] in some areas, as demonstrated in "The Whirly Dirly Conspiracy" where he not only loudly [[TheReasonYouSuckSpeech tells off his mother for being arrogant and trying to solve problems herself instead of asking for help]], but then curses out a bystander who heard the commotion. He then gets revenge on the boy who hurt his sister by disfiguring him with Rick's device. In "The Rickchurian Mortydate" he refuses to listen to Rick and sides with the rest of the family against Rick.

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* CharacterDevelopment: Compare him with the quivering, useless Mortys in "Close Rick-counters", and you can see that the experiences he's gone through have definitely matured him. Given his Rick is said to be belligerent even by the standards of other Ricks, it probably rubs off on this version of Morty. By Season 2, he's become fairly numb to a decent amount of the insanity around him, though he still has his limits and still maintains a moral compass that Rick for the most part lacks. He also seems more tolerant of Rick's antics only raising an issue if Rick has a direct hand in causing problems. By season 3, he's all but given up on seeing anything redeeming in Rick, and is more exasperated by his antics than tolerant or surprised. At this point, it's less that he willingly goes along with Rick's adventures and more that he's dragged along for the ride, along with the other family members. In addition, he is shown to be a lot more [[NotSoDifferent like Rick]] in some areas, as demonstrated in "The Whirly Dirly Conspiracy" where he not only loudly [[TheReasonYouSuckSpeech tells off his mother for being arrogant and trying to solve problems herself instead of asking for help]], but then curses out a bystander who heard the commotion. He then gets revenge on the boy who hurt his sister by disfiguring him with Rick's device. In "The Rickchurian Mortydate" he refuses to listen to Rick and sides with the rest of the family against Rick.him.



* {{The Cutie}}: According to a number of fans, he is considered a cinnamon roll, and a {Moe}.

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* {{The Cutie}}: According to a number of fans, he Morty is considered to be, and can be at his best of moods, a cinnamon roll, and a {Moe}.roll.


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** Again in "One Crew Over The Crewcoo's Nest", where Rick calls Morty "his getaway driver with Asperger's" when attempting to get into Heist-Con.

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* {{The Cutie}}: According to a number of fans, he is considered a cinnamon roll, and a {Moe}.

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* CoolLoser: Although at first Morty was bullied, later episodes show that Morty generally gets along well with classmates in spite of his nervous demeanour. This trope is at it's high point when he lets go of his "toxic" qualities in "Rest and Ricklaxation" he quickly becomes confident, socially adept, and supremely popular and well liked by everyone in his school. Even able to charm two very attractive older women. Albeit at the cost of his conscience and morality.


* {{Yandere}}: Downplayed as Morty doesn’t do anything creepy to Jessica or treats her as a possession. However, whenever he finds a scenario where he might end up with her, he goes to pretty sociopathic lengths to achieve it. He gave her a love potion because he couldn’t handle that she was dating Brad, which ended up mutating her and causing Rick to label him as a creep for trying to roofie her. Likewise, one of Morty’s Mindblowers shows that he’s violently protective of her, as he was willing to torture an alien for releasing a worldwide virus that nearly killed Jessica. He’s also willing to sell Rick, his own grandfather, for some trim as he ignored Summer’s concerns about Tiny Rick overwhelming Rick’s mind because he helped him get close to Jessica. Furthermore, upon gaining a death crystal that let him saw a future where Jessica comforted him in his old age, Morty committed several atrocities to ensure it happens, up to avoiding to resurrect Rick and killing many cops and military man while acting like an AKIRA.

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* {{Yandere}}: Downplayed as Morty doesn’t do anything creepy to Jessica or treats her as a possession. However, whenever he finds a scenario where he might end up with her, he goes to pretty sociopathic lengths to achieve it. He gave her a love potion because he couldn’t handle that she was dating Brad, which ended up mutating her and causing Rick to label him as a creep for trying to roofie her. Likewise, one of Morty’s Mindblowers shows that he’s violently protective of her, as he was willing to torture an alien for releasing a worldwide virus that nearly killed Jessica. He’s also willing to sell Rick, his own grandfather, for some trim as he ignored Summer’s concerns about Tiny Rick overwhelming Rick’s mind because he helped him get close to Jessica. Furthermore, upon gaining a death crystal that let him saw see a future where Jessica comforted him in his old age, Morty committed several atrocities to ensure it happens, up to avoiding to resurrect resurrecting Rick and killing many cops and military man while acting like an AKIRA.

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* {{Yandere}}: Downplayed as Morty doesn’t do anything creepy to Jessica or treats her as a possession. However, whenever he finds a scenario where he might end up with her, he goes to pretty sociopathic lengths to achieve it. He gave her a love potion because he couldn’t handle that she was dating Brad, which ended up mutating her and causing Rick to label him as a creep for trying to roofie her. Likewise, one of Morty’s Mindblowers shows that he’s violently protective of her, as he was willing to torture an alien for releasing a worldwide virus that nearly killed Jessica. He’s also willing to sell Rick, his own grandfather, for some trim as he ignored Summer’s concerns about Tiny Rick overwhelming Rick’s mind because he helped him get close to Jessica. Furthermore, upon gaining a death crystal that let him saw a future where Jessica comforted him in his old age, Morty committed several atrocities to ensure it happens, up to avoiding to resurrect Rick and killing many cops and military man while acting like an AKIRA.


* AllForNothing: In "Edge of Tomorty: Rick Die Repeat", Morty continuously tries to change the future so that he and Jessica end up together well until his last days when she tells him that she loves him, though he is eventually stopped by Rick from going ''Manga/{{Akira}}''. However, [[spoiler:he later overhears Jessica talking about how she wishes to be a nurse to cheer up dying strangers and repeat their names on their tags to console them.]] Morty is ''pretty'' pissed about this.

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* AllForNothing: In "Edge of Tomorty: Rick Die Repeat", Morty continuously tries to change the future so that he and Jessica end up together well until his last days when she tells him that she loves him, though he is eventually stopped by Rick from going ''Manga/{{Akira}}''. However, [[spoiler:he later overhears Jessica talking about how how, after she gets out of school, she wishes to be a nurse to cheer up dying strangers and repeat their names on their tags over and over to console them.]] Morty is ''pretty'' pissed about this.

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