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    Professor Tock 
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A time detective who has a history with Rick, and investigates him and Morty during their future stock scheme.

  • Doctor Whomage: Of the Doctor from Doctor Who though more specifically to the older Doctors. He strongly resembles the First Doctor if he stole the multi-colored clothes of the Sixth Doctor. Also, the name is a dead giveaway now, isn't it?
  • Hero Antagonist: Morty thinks he's an all right dude, and we learn that he is completely justified in taking down Rick.
  • Inspector Javert: Subverted. Tock immediately assumes that Rick is up to no good when he shows up at the stock exchange. Justified, since Rick is ... well Rick and his stock scheme has the side effect of destroying parallel universes.
  • Pungeon Master: Repeatedly makes lame puns related to time and clocks, much to Rick's annoyance.
  • Suspiciously Similar Substitute: Fills the same role as Shleemypants from "A Rickle in Time", in that he is a multidimensional police officer whose job it is to arrest people who break the laws of time and space.
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    Morty 304-X 
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The Morty hailing from the only universe where Rick never existed. Started out as a kid genius who developed amazing technologies, but he became Drunk with Power and turned his world into a Cyberpunk dystopia. He sets his sights on systematically exterminating the Ricks and conquering the multiverse.


  • Batman Gambit: Sends out the killer blob to hunt down Ricks with the expectation that any Rick would come to his dimension, whom he could then capture and force to help him master interdimensional travel.
  • Became Their Own Antithesis: Actually fled from a world destroyed by his Rick, accompanied by his Summer, Beth, and Jerry, and settled in Universe 304-X specifically so they would no longer have to deal with a Rick. But something in Universe 304-X made Morty more intelligent and cruel, sending him down a warped path similar to Rick's.
  • Berserk Button: Do not compare him to Rick.
  • Body Horror: Something happened which heavily scarred his face, though we are not shown exactly what.
  • Broken Ace: According to 304-X Summer, this Morty was a bona fide scientific genius until the omnipotent power his inventions afforded him went to his head. Becomes a subversion when it turns out he's more of a case of "Flowers for Algernon" Syndrome than someone who started out an Ace.
  • Cynicism Catalyst: His original world was destroyed by his Rick, causing him and his family to flee to the only Rickless universe in existence. This, coupled with the intelligence he gained from the Rickless universe, gives him the desire to eliminate all the Ricks in the multiverse.
  • Despair Event Horizon: Crossed it long ago thanks to his Rick destroying his original universe.
  • The Dreaded: Of Universe 304-X, to the point where Main!Morty is treated with suspicion by other members of 304-X Summer's resistance movement.
  • Dropped a Bridge on Him: Abruptly dies along with his sister just after a Heel–Face Turn.
  • Evil Makes You Ugly: Becomes heavily scarred by the time he has taken over his dimension, though it's not explicitly shown how he got that way.
  • Face–Heel Turn: The destruction of his world and his newfound superintelligence caused him to become Drunk with Power and make one of these in the past. However, he does pull a Heel–Face Turn and reconcile with 304-X!Summer at the end. He doesn't last.
  • "Flowers for Algernon" Syndrome: Something in Universe 304-X causes Morty to reach Rick's genius-level intellect. It also causes him to reach Rick's level of sociopathy.
  • From Nobody to Nightmare: Started out as a typical Morty until his Rick destroyed his original universe, forcing him and his family to relocate to a new universe where Rick never existed. Something in this universe gives Morty intelligence similar to Rick's, with the casual cruelty attached. By the time Main!Rick and Main!Morty visit this world, Morty 304-X has become the supreme dictator of the universe.
  • Grandfather Paradox: Invokes this while interrogating Rick, asking him how the 304-X versions of Beth, Summer, and himself could be alive if a Rick never existed in this universe. It turns out 304-X Morty and his family came to this universe when their Rick destroyed their native universe.
  • Go Mad from the Revelation: Seeing his world destroyed by Rick already drove him off the deep end. Learning that Ricks tend to cause their Mortys to die in their teens made him even worse.
  • He Who Fights Monsters: Determined to "cleanse the multiverse of Ricks," Morty 304-X becomes just as callous and cold-hearted as Main!Rick.
  • Heel–Face Door-Slam: Main!Morty delivers a "Reason You Suck" Speech to 304-X!Morty, telling him that Rick is not the source of his misfortune and that everything bad that happens happens because Mortys are simply destined to be the Butt Monkeys of the universe. 304-X!Morty has a Heel–Face Turn and embraces his sister...only for both of them to be immediately run over by Jerry.
  • I Have No Sister: Regards his Summer this way, as she is the leader of the anti-Morty resistance.
  • Not So Different: 304-X!Morty just as intelligent and as ruthless as Rick, who he exhibits extreme hatred towards and wants to eliminate from existence. 304-X!Summer lampshades how similar he actually is to Rick, which sends him into a rage.
  • Pay Evil unto Evil: Seeing his Rick destroy his original dimension, and realizing that Ricks will inevitably cause their Mortys to die before they hit puberty, causes 304-X Morty to resolve to kill all Ricks.
  • Start of Darkness: 304-X Morty actually comes from a dimension that was destroyed by his Rick, forcing him and his family to come to the only dimension where no version of Rick had ever existed. The intelligence 304-X!Morty developed in this universe, coupled with his understandable resentment towards Rick, warped him into a dictator who enslaved his world and is embarking on a campaign to systematically wipe out the Ricks.
  • Verbal Tic: Has trouble p-prrrrru-pronouncing words beginning with "P."
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: Wants to kill all of the Ricks to rid the multiverse of their destructive influence. Which, since this is Rick Sanchez we're talking about, is an understandable motivation.
  • Woobie, Destroyer of Worlds: Lost his original universe thanks to his Rick. Eventually becomes a galactic dictator whose only goal is to wipe out the Ricks.

    Peacock Jones 
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A self-styled alien adventurer who travels the cosmos with a succession of female companions, whom he takes along solely for sexual favors. He becomes infatuated with Summer and takes her on as his new companion with the intention of getting into her pants. Later joins Party Dog's Rick Revenge Squad.


  • Brainwashing: The end of Issue #58 reveals that, when Jones captured Morty, he didn't physically harm him...because he was doing this instead, using subliminal messaging in the TV show that he had Morty watch to brainwash Morty to kill Rick.
  • The Bus Came Back:
    • Returns in Issue #41 as a member of the Rick Revenge Squad. He ends up being the only member of the Squad who doesn't die, and manages to escape after Summer and Beth defeat him.
    • Comes back again in Issue #56, working with the IllumiRicki to get revenge on Rick.
  • The Casanova: Travels the universe looking for female companions to put the moves on, even going so far as to set them up for battles just to get them aroused, and then quickly forgets them once they get themselves killed or he finds a new girl.
  • Casanova Wannabe: Mr. Poopybutthole aptly sums him up in the recap summary at the start of Issue #42:
    Peacock Jones is the worst—he thinks he's a charming ladykiller, but he's a creepy sex monster with no self-awareness or conscience.
  • Chain Pain: Not him; rather, Beth and Summer use one—the one that's attaching their handcuffs together, to boot—to garrote and behead him.
  • Crazy-Prepared: Peacock's revenge plot on Rick in "The Rickoning"—probably thanks to all the Megaseeds he's been eating—has numerous parts: he travels to SchwiftyCon to throw Rick off his trail; kidnaps a Morty from a similar universe (A-137) to further throw him off; lures Rick, Jerry, and their assembled army to his ship where he's prepared traps for them to fight; unleashes numerous Meeseeks to kill Rick; and, in case Rick survives all of that and rescues Morty anyway, has secretly brainwashed Morty to murder Rick. Though Peacock does end up getting killed thanks to his Fatal Flaw mentioned below, the family nonetheless takes Morty home with them while being completely unaware of his Brainwashing, meaning Peacock still has a chance for revenge even from beyond the grave.
  • Disc-One Final Boss: For "The Rickoning", the five-part final arc of the main series. Jones kidnaps Morty at the end of Part 1 (Issue #56) and is set up to be the Big Bad of the storyline, but Summer and Beth kill him and the family rescues Morty at the end of Part 3 (Issue #58), leaving the IllumiRicki to serve as the Final Boss for the last two issues.
  • Distracted by the Sexy: Beth flashing her boobs at Peacock is enough to completely distract him from Summer, who then knocks him out.
  • Doctor Whomage: He's an adventurer who travels around the galaxy in an elevator that happens to be Bigger on the Inside. He seeks out female companions with the explicit demand of being paid in sexual favors for taking them on adventures, a jab at how many of the Doctor's companions are female just because.
  • Dropped a Bridge on Him: After being set up as an Arch-Enemy for Rick and kidnapping Morty in "The Rickoning" five-parter, he gets Killed Offscreen via Summer and Beth garroting and decapitating him with a chain at the end of the third part. Of course, given what kind of series this is and what a disgusting villain Jones is, it's a fitting end for him.
  • Engineered Heroics: Staged the battle between Barbarica and the Robobros just to get her aroused.
  • Entitled to Have You: Expresses this attitude once he drops his Dogged Nice Guy act, insisting that Summer owes him sex as an exchange for his friendly overtures to her. When she refuses, he basically threatens to rape her.
  • Fake Ultimate Hero: Presents himself to Summer as a adventurous rogue, but it's clear from the outset that all he cares about is sex and all he's really interested in is sleeping with his companions.
  • Fatal Flaw: Peacock's Lust proves to be his undoing in all three of the story arcs he appears in:
    • In his debut arc, after Summer makes it clear she's not interested in him sexually, he insists that she owes him sex, refuses to take "No" for an answer, and decides to try to rape her. This is the catalyst for her grandpa to frame Peacock for his own criminal activities and get him thrown in jail.
    • In the "Rick Revenge Squad" story, rather than focusing solely on Rick, he goes after Summer again. He actually is about to successfully sneak up on her (since she's listening to music and doesn't know he's there), but Beth is able to completely distract him by flashing her boobs at him, giving Summer enough time to notice him and knock him out.
    • Similarly, in the "Rickoning" storyline, even though his plan is supposed to be entirely about getting revenge on Rick, he decides to have his Meeseeks kidnap Summer and Beth, with the implication that he plans to rape both of them. This time, the flaw really is fatal, as it's the two of them, rather than Rick, who kill him.
  • Framing the Guilty Party: After Peacock falls out with Summer and is defeated by Rick's bee-gun, Rick frames Peacock for the illicit Penp Juice operation he was running and lands him in jail.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: At the same time that Jones is trying to carry out his vengeance on Rick, he also creates several Meeseeks to capture Summer and Beth and bring them to him (presumably intending to rape them), then handcuffs them together. Beth and Summer use the chain connecting their cuffs to asphyxiate and behead him.
  • Karmic Death: After repeatedly targeting the whole Smith-Sanchez family, perving on both Summer and Beth, and planning multiple times to rape Summer, Beth and Summer kill him after he kidnaps them during his revenge scheme on Rick with clear plans to sexually assault them.
  • Killed Offscreen: By the time Rick, Jerry, and the others reach Peacock, Beth and Summer have already killed him, with a brief flashback of a few panels showing why they're there and how they did so.
  • Klingon Promotion: Recruits Summer as his new companion when his old one, Barbarica, gets killed in battle. It's implied that this is usually how Peacock's companions end up.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: When Rick and Morty are on the run from the cops who are onto Rick's illegal drug operation, they come across Jones about to try to rape Summer because he feels she owes him sex and won't take no for an answer. This is impetus enough for Rick to solve both problems at once by framing Jones for the operation and getting him tossed in prison. Jones doesn't see it this way, though, and swears revenge on Rick.
  • Male Gaze: The sole function of Peacock's companions. Summer wants to have space adventures like Rick and Morty, but Peacock wants to slip her in a Barbarella outfit.
  • Mistaken for Pedophile: Jones abducts Morty in the "Rickoning" arc to use him against Rick in what he calls an act of "traditional villainy". Since Jones is a known pervert and "creepy sex monster", Rick (rather understandably) repeatedly accuses him of having sexual motives for the kidnapping, much to Peacock's increasing irritation.
  • Off with His Head!: How he finally meets his end in Issue #58: after he captures Summer and Beth, they use the chains he bound them with to strangle and decapitate him.
  • Only Friend: Peacock admits in Issue #56 that Mr. Sick, the Meeseeks who was in jail with him and was his partner in joining the Rick Revenge Squad, was this for him. He's even shown to keep a picture of Mr. Sick on his ship in Issue #58. Unfortunately, Peacock loses this friend in Issue #42 when Rick causes Mr. Sick to accomplish his original purpose and disappear.
  • Rape Is a Special Kind of Evil:
    • Rick shoots Peacock with his bee gun even though he knows that Summer was already prepared to defend herself from him, stating he feels that "entitled douchebags" deserve to be shot with bees. He then frames him for drug trafficking so he'll get thrown in jail.
    • Peacock can never live it down, either, with pretty much the entire Smith-Sanchez family repeatedly (and deservedly) calling him a pervert, a creep, or the like every chance they get. When Rick confronts Peacock in Issue #57 for kidnapping Morty, he repeatedly insinuates that it's because Peacock is a child molester, much to the latter's annoyance.
  • Revenge:
    • As a result of Rick framing him for his own drug operation and getting him thrown in prisonnote , Peacock seeks revenge on him, and joins the Rick Revenge Squad along with a few other people Rick has wronged to get it.
    • After the above attempt fails—which results in everyone else on the Squad dying (including Peacock's only friend) and the underlings of Party Dog (who assembled the Squad) hunting Peacock down in the belief that he betrayed the former—he wants this even more, and receives advice from The Illuminati of Ricks in how he can use Morty to achieve it.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here! / Villain: Exit, Stage Left: After Summer defeats him with Beth's help and he sees that Party Dog is arriving to deal with Rick personally, Jones decides to escape while he still can.
    Peacock Jones: Well, I've had enough of this nonsense. Better to run and hide and fight another day.
  • Shout-Out: His mode of transport and M.O. of exploring the universe with a female companion give off Doctor Who vibes, if the Doctor was a total lech. It appears to be a jab at the newer and younger Doctors and their knack for having attactive female companions.
  • Small Name, Big Ego: Expects strangers he has just met to already know who he is.
  • Sole Survivor: Seems to be this for the Rick Revenge Squad. Mr. Sick's and Detrar's deaths happen onscreen, Krombopulos Amy is implied to have been Killed Offscreen, and Party Dog is beaten up and presumably killed by Snowball and is at least believed by the universe at large to be to dead.
  • Stalker with a Crush: Develops a total obsession with Summer behind bars, and sets off to find her when the Rick Revenge Squad visits the Smith house.
  • Took a Level in Badass: In his debut arc and the "Rick Revenge Squad" storylines, he's defeated pretty easily by various members of the Smith-Sanchez familynote . But when he returns in the "Rickoning" five-part storyline, he receives advice from the IllumiRicki in how he can defeat Rick, and successfully kidnaps Morty and uses Megaseeds to make himself much smarter and more dangerous. Unfortunately for him, he subverts this and loses this level after the Megaseeds wear off, at which point Beth and Summer easily kill him by cutting his head off with a chain.
  • Wants a Prize for Basic Decency: Peacock never took Summer on his adventures out of the goodness of his heart, and makes it clear by the end that he expected sex in return.

    Mr. Sick 

A Meeseeks created by Rick to use as his drug mule when he was running a universal crime ring. Was eventually pinned for Rick's crimes and locked up with Peacock Jones, his existence becoming drawn out by not having his task completed. Later joins the Rick Revenge Squad, but disappears/"dies" when Rick defeats him by causing him to accomplish his intended purpose.


    Jerry J19ζ 7 aka Doofus Jerry 
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The Jerry from Rick J19ζ7's dimension. In the same way that Rick J19ζ7 is the only Nice Guy out of all the Ricks in the multiverse, Jerry J19ζ7 the only Jerry who is smart, wealthy... and ruthless. When he inadvertently learns about interdimensional travel thanks to Rick J19ζ7 and Jerry Prime, he sets out to take over the the rest of the multiverse.


  • The Ace: As an Opposite Jerry, he is confident, ambitious and naturally successful in anything he does, up to being capable of single-handedly conquering the Council of Ricks. He is only defeated due to Prime Jerry accidentally summoning a giant worm after vomiting out some portal juice.
  • Ambition Is Evil: This Jerry is driven by a desire for conqest, meaning he will stop at nothing short of complete domination of the multiverse.
  • Bad Boss: Vaporizes one of the subjugated Ricks for not addressing him as "Miggity Miggity Miggity Mack."
  • Big Bad: He is the main antagonist of a short arc.
  • Corrupt Corporate Executive: Is the richest man in Rick J19ζ7's dimension, and seeks to conquer the multiverse so that he can own everything.
  • Evil Counterpart / Evil Twin: On top of the being the smartest of all the Jerrys, he's also the only evil Jerry.
  • Godhood Seeker: Proclaims he'll be God by using all of the Council of Ricks' gadgets to conquer the billions of worlds they have access to.
  • Good Hair, Evil Hair: Has a douche-y hipster haircut in contrast to the other Jerrys.
  • Hero Killer: Is the only Jerry in the multiverse capable of killing Ricks.
  • Invincible Villain: Not even Invincible Hero Rick is able to get the better of him. This guy is pretty much completely undefeatable, with him succeeding at taking over the Citadel and becoming a Multiversal Conqueror. His reign of terror only ends when something completely unprecedented abruptly kills him.
  • It's All About Me: Already is the richest man in the J19ζ7 dimension, and immediately plans to use interdimensional travel to pretty much make the multiverse a monument to his ego.
  • Kneel Before Zod: Demands this from the Council of Ricks after he kills some of them with his toxic pheromones.
  • Kryptonite Factor: Rick J19ζ7's universe is an opposite universe, similar to the anti-matter Crime Syndicate universe in DC Comics. Thus, while Rick J19ζ7 is the least intelligent and evil of the Ricks, Jerry J19ζ7 is the most intelligent and evil of the Jerrys, and the only Jerry capable of effortlessly thwarting Rick Prime and the Council of Ricks.
  • Lightning Bruiser: Swiftly beats up Rick Prime during their physical altercations, more than once.
  • Mirror Boss: Subverted. Jerry Prime tries to fight Jerry J19ζ7, only for Jerry J19ζ7 to punch him in the abdomen and cause him to vomit. Jerry Prime had earlier consumed portal juice, so his vomit opens a portal that summons a giant worm which eats Jerry J19ζ7.
  • Multiversal Conqueror: Upon taking over the Council of Ricks, he plans on using their technology to conquer entire universes.
  • Parental Incest: Technically speaking. Though he's primarily interested in Beth, he also has amorous desires for Summer, but Rick Prime puts her in a pocket dimension before he can act on them. Seeing how this Jerry is a massive Narcissist and Summer shares a Strong Family Resemblance with Jerry, there might even be an element of Screw Yourself involved.
  • We Can Rule Together: Makes this offer to Beth Prime, but she quickly rejects him.
  • Yandere: He falls for Beth Prime the instant he lays his eyes on her and while he collects a harem of alternate Beths, he makes it clear he wants the original Beth as his queen.

    Krombopulos Amy 
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Widow to the late Krombopulos Michael. Holds a deadly vendetta against Rick, and later Morty, for the death of her husband in "Mortynight Run." Later joins Party Dog's Rick Revenge Squad.
  • Ascended Extra: In the show, she appeared very briefly during Krombopulos Michael's montage (during their wedding) in "Mortynight Run." In the comics, her story spans a few issues.
  • Killed Offscreen: After Rick talks her down from killing Morty, he indicates behind her back that he wants Morty to shoot her, and the two later return without her (and it's stated in Issue #56 that Peacock was the only survivor of the Squad).
  • Start of Darkness: Michael's death causes her to take up his trade with the single goal of killing Rick and Morty.
  • Would Hurt a Child: Or, specifically, Morty, since he was the one who caused Michael's death.
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    Party Dog 
A gangsta-talking Miniature Bull Terrier and interstellar crime lord. Launches a campaign of revenge against Rick after he kills his lieutenants, and eventually gathers Rick's rogues' gallery to form the Rick Revenge Squad.
  • The Bus Came Back: Not him, but rather, the one who defeats him. After the entire Smith-Sanchez family expresses their unwillingness to kill a dog (even one as brutal and ruthless as Party Dog), Rick jumps dimensions and summons Snuffles/Snowball to take care of the problem.
  • Mister Big: Is a fairly small dog, but is well known throughout the galaxy as a ruthless gangster.
  • Non-Action Big Bad: He's never shown personally fighting, and instead commands his underlings or the Rick Revenge Squad to do his dirty work.

    Boon 
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Obsessed with balls, much?
From the "Rick and Morty Presents" series; a former member of the Vindicators who went rogue. He aspires to collect the Infinity Balls and become near-omnipotent.
  • Badbutt: Rick notes that his catchphrase was altered to sound less blasphemous. Rick also notes that since superhero franchises lack the balls (pun intended), any damage he'll do will be retconned for the sake of mass appeal.
  • Evil Is Bigger: Boon can grow to a titanic size when he's ready to throw down.
  • Expy: A pretty blatant parody of Thanos. The one image we get of him before his big reveal is a direct homage to The Infinity Gauntlet, complete with a shot of a skull that is never referenced again.
  • Face–Heel Turn: A former Vindicator who went bad because he was sick of getting shafted.
  • From Nobody to Nightmare: He displayed no special powers or gimmicks as a Vindicator, which may be why he's hell-bent on grabbing the Infinity Balls.
  • Sdrawkcab Name: A clue to his real identity.
  • Take That!: Vance seriously thought that he could thwart Boon by challenging him to a dance-off. Boon squashes him.
  • Walking Spoiler: He's Noob-Noob. Rick apparently knew this going in but said nothing for the sake of a dramatic reveal.


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