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Rick and Morty New Drama Adventures is a crossover fanfic between Rick and Morty and the Total Drama series made by CMR Rosa.

Morty Smith has always had a hard time making friends in school, and his grandpa Rick certainly didn't help any. All of that was about to change when one day, something extraordinary happened, something more unbelievable than all of his dimension-hopping adventures…he made some normal friends. Now Morty just has to worry about keeping them safe as they begin to get themselves wrapped up in all sorts of otherworldly mishaps and hijinks. Has a Archive of Our Own page.

The story is ongoing.


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  • A-Cup Angst: Summer. Though its hard not to after Lindsay hugs her
  • A Day in the Limelight:
    • The first part of chapter 2, “Breakfast Building Friendships”, focuses on Kitty and the relationship she has with her own group of friends at school and her family life. Kitty’s home life contrasts to the Dysfunctional Family that Morty is used to.
    • Chapter 5, “Meeting the Smiths”, focuses on Beth and her first time meeting Kitty, the first friend other than her father that Morty has made in a long time.
    • Chapter 6, “Tales of the Drunken Rick”, focuses on the characters of Bridgette and Courtney as they start hearing the rumors about Rick and Morty.
    • Chapter 7, “Summertime”, focuses on Summer’s struggles with popularity as she joins Heather’s cheerleading clique.
  • Action Girl: After her first adventure with Rick and Morty, Kitty begins regularly joining the two on their whacky adventures. Rick at first doubted her abilities, but Kitty quickly proved that she could hold her own and shoot just as good as the rest of them. Kitty isn’t afraid to face off against terrifying alien creatures if it means keeping her friends alive (and getting that great selfie)!
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  • Academic Alpha Bitch: Courtney is shown to be the best academic in school, and she knows it. She takes her classes very seriously, but, as can be seen in Chapter 7 “Summertime”, Courtney is very ambitious and takes it upon herself to solve her friend’s problems by suggesting to Bridgette that Rick be institutionalized or arrested to “protect the poor children”.
  • Adaptational Jerkass: Courtney in canon was certainly a control freak, and hostile when she knew she'd been screwed over. In this fic however she is openly hostile to others with little reason, trying to butt in to others problems without being asked, and talks about having someones grandfather sent to an institution or worse based on rumours. Thought to be fair on the last one, she has a very good reason to be concern about Rick and the danger he brings.
  • Adaptation Relationship Overhaul: Because backstories of the characters from two different television shows are blended so that they all grew up in a similar location and attended the same school with one another.
  • Age Lift: Inverted The Total Drama characters are younger then their canon counterparts in this story. In the show, every character was introduced at 16 years old, while in Total Drama Presents: The Ridonculous Race, according to Word of God, Geoff, Owen, and Noah are 19 years old in the show, revealing 3 years has passed between Total Drama Island and the later seasons. The author aged down all the character from the first 3 seasons by 4 years, so every Total Drama character from said seasons are 15 years old in Rick and Morty New Drama Adventures. He also aged down the characters from Total Drama Presents: The Ridonculous Race: Emma was 21 in Ridonculous Race while Devin, Carrie, and Kitty was 18, while in Rick and Morty New Drama Adventures Emma is 17 while Devin, Carrie, and Kitty are 14.
  • Alpha Bitch: In Chapter 7, “Summertime”, it is shown that Heather is the alpha bitch of the school. She’s pretty, captain of the cheer squad, and looks down at all the other girls, including her own friends!
  • Alternate Universe Fic: The whole premise of this fanfiction is an alternate universe that combines Rick and Morty and the Total Drama series. Characters from both shows make up the primary and supporting casts.
  • Amazingly Embarrassing Parents: Rick to Kitty’s parents in chapter 2. And Beth and Jerry when they first meet Kitty in chapter 5, though unlike the Rick example, Beth and Jerry are at least trying to be nice to the first real friend their son has had in years that wasn't Rick. They simply have a hard time hiding their surprise that Morty's new friend just so happened to be a pretty girl.
  • Broken Masquerade: Zigzagged.. This is how most people that see Rick and Morty’s adventures that know about them. But those that don’t are only rumors, until they see it for themselves.
  • The Bully: Duncan and Courtney.
    • Duncan is the jerk jock of the story, physically stronger and more threatening than Morty. He is shown bullying Morty and his friends, especially Harold in Chapter one when he corners him in the hallway to verbally abuse and physically intimidate the redhead.
    • Courtney, who is Duncan’s on-again off-again girlfriend, picks up his attitude towards Morty and his group of friends.
  • Casanova Wannabe: Cody like in canon. He tries to use pick up lines to woe Gwen over. It of course doesn't work, but she is perfectly happy to be friends with him.
  • The Cheerleader: Bridgette, Courtney, Heather, Lindsay, Dakota and Summer. All of these girls are members of the cheer squad, with Courtney and Heather at the head. Of these girls, only Heather and Courtney fit the bitchy cheerleader role. It’s revealed that Summer joins as a shallow attempt to gain popularity, but ends up making new friends instead.
  • Childhood Friends: Harold and Sam. Dawn and Noah.
  • Cool Big Sis: Emma plays this role for Kitty.
  • Continuity Nod: Throughout the story, episodes of Rick and Morty are referenced offhandedly through character monologues and conversations.
  • Crossover Couple: Morty’s primary romantic interest is Kitty, but he also finds himself involved in a love triangle with Zoey.
  • Dysfunctional Family: The Sanchez-Smith Household
  • Easily Thwarted Alien Invasion: In chapter 3, Rick and Morty stop an alien invasion so easily that the story didn’t deem it worthy showing. Also, in chapter 4, Kitty sends an invading force away with the selfie feature of her cell-phone. Yes, seriously.
  • Everyone Has Standards:
    • Courtney may dislike Morty and disprove of his friendship with Kitty, but it comes from her worrying about her friends sisters well being. She refuses to send pictures of them to Duncan so he can blackmail them. She also disproves of Heather and tries not to sink to her level in chapter 6.
    • Summer was appalled of Heather’s treatment of Lindsay in chapter 7.
  • Extracurricular Enthusiast: Courtney and Heather both participate in various high school clubs and organizations, as well as the cheer team, including the debate team and yearbook club.
  • Fan-Art: The author commissioned not only a cover picture, but a whole gallery folder for character pictures from this story here
  • Friendless Background: Besides his grandfather, Morty has always had difficulty making and keeping friends.
  • The Friend Nobody Likes: DJ, Courtney, and Geoff all consider Duncan a friend. At best, others in the group, Bridgette, Leshawna and Trent, tolerate Duncan and his antics.
  • Fusion Fic: This fic fuses the universes of the Total Drama series and the Rick and Morty series. The backstories of the characters are blended so that they all grew up in a similar location and attended school with one another.
  • Girl Posse: Heather, Lindsay, and Dakota. Heather leads as the Alpha Bitch, and Lindsay and Dakota act as her posse. The three girls are all some of the most popular and pretty as well.
  • Give Geeks a Chance: Dakota is dating Sam in this fic, however its downplayed as the relationship is a secret rather than open.
  • Hate at First Sight: Implied. It was implied that Courtney was the student that glared at Morty and Harold in chapter 1.
  • High School A.U.: This story is a high school story for both Rick and Morty and the Total Drama. The Total Drama characters now all go to the same high school. And while Morty goes to high school in the canon series, his time in high school and interact with other students are more focus here.
  • Hidden Depths: Morty is secretly skilled in Art and Chemistry class thanks to his whacky adventures with Rick.
  • Hypocrite: In chapter 6, Courtney goes on about how Kitty dating Morty can ruin her academic future, while she is dating Duncan, who she not only knows is a delinquent and troublemaker, but tries to drag her down to his level by trying to get her to get him blackmail material.
  • I Just Want to Have Friends: In the beginning, Morty knows that he has no friends, yet he has a desire to make some and form deeper relationships with them. Morty is eager to please and befriend his current group and any of their friends as well.
  • Internal Reveal:
    • In chapter 2, Morty revealed his adventures with Rick to his new friends.
    • In chapter 3, Morty’s friends learn how dangerous the adventures are.
    • In chapter 4, Kitty learns this firsthand by going on an adventure with Rick and Morty.
    • In chapter 6, Bridgette and Courtney learn that the rumors about Morty and his grandfather are very true.
  • In with the In Crowd: Summer with Heather’s group of friends in chapter 7.
  • Jerkass Has a Point: Courtney expresses her concern about Kitty joining Morty on life-threatening adventures, and rightfully so.
  • Jerk Jock: Duncan, Lightning, and Scott are all members of the football team, as well as huge jerks and bullies. They leer at the cheer team after practice and love to cause trouble with other students, especially Morty and his crew.
  • Let's Just Be Friends: Gwen makes it clear that she has no interest in Cody as a boyfriend, but she does want to be friends.
  • Lovable Alpha Bitch: Lindsay is pretty, as a part of Heather’s posse, and loves to gossip about the other students. She’s perceived as being just another mean popular girl until Summer gets to know her better. It’s revealed that Lindsay can actually be pretty sweet and is being manipulated by Heather.
    • Dakota is also this to a less obvious extent. She hates the way Heather treats Lindsay and texted her thanks to Summer for helping the girl when Heather upset her.
  • Limited Wardrobe: Lampshaded in chapter 3 when Morty think to himself why he hadn't bothered to wear something a little different. His clothes were a bit plain, but they were comfortable and easier to grab since there was no need to try and get things to match. He decides to get a few new shirts so he isn’t wearing the same clothes all the time. Averted when it show in later chapters with the characters appear in different outfits and hair styles.
  • Loner-Turned-Friend: Morty to Harold’s group of friends.
  • Loser Friend Puzzles Outsiders: Courtney does not understand why Kitty would be friends with Morty in chapter 6.
  • Lovable Jock: DJ and Geoff are both members of the football team, but they don’t fall into the bully category with Duncan, Lightning or Scott. DJ and Geoff are friendly and don’t like to pick on others. DJ even brings in his mom’s special homemade cooking to share with his friends.
  • Named by the Adaptation: Emma and Kitty last name in this story is Rosewood, while there last name was never reveled in canon.
  • New Transfer Student: Cody and Zoey were revealed to be this in chapter 8.
  • Odd Friendship: Dawn and Noah.
  • Offscreen Moment of Awesome:: Noah beating both Courtney and Heather in class president election, as revealed in chapter 6.
  • Pet the Dog:
    • Rick driving Morty to the mall to meet his friends in chapter 3.
    • Summer helping Lindsay in chapter 7.
  • Popularity Food Chain: Courtney can tell at a glance that Summer is a desperate social climber. However unlike in the show were Summers attempts at becoming part of the in crowd by discarding less popular friends crashed and burned, here it actually works. In no small part to the 'in' clique of the school actually mostly being actually quite nice.
  • Private Tutor: Morty is tutoring Kitty in Chemistry, while she tutors him in Math.
  • Secret Relationship: Sam and Dakota.
  • Ship Tease: It’s hinted at through the series that Morty and Kitty will end up together, but it’s also teased that there might be more between Morty and Zoey.
  • Small Town Boredom: Summer wants to experience more than her small home town can offer.
  • Spanner in the Works: Morty making friends with Harold’s group gives Summer the idea to try and befriend Heather’s group of friends.
  • Star-Crossed Lovers: Tyler and Lindsay.
    • Dakota and Sam.
  • Stepford Smiler: In chapter 7, Lindsay is shown to be miserable being Heather's friend due to the Queen Bee keeping the Blonde from seeing Tyler.
  • Student Council President: Noah.
  • Rich Bitch: Not only is Heather the Alpha Bitch, but she’s also loaded. She has expensive taste and isn’t concerned about spending her parent’s money to afford it.
  • The Rival: Courtney and Heather have a huge rivalry in becoming top-dog at the school. They compete in everything they’re in together from clubs to athletics.
  • Teen Idol: Dakota. Of the 'famous for being famous' variety.
  • Ugly Guy, Hot Wife: Celebrity beauty Dakota is secretly dating fat geek Sam
  • We Used to Be Friends: Predating the story, Country and Emma were close friends, but a rift split the two girls apart when they didn’t approve of one another’s love interests.
  • What Measure Is a Mook?: In chapter 3, Morty wonders if the aliens he killed had families.
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