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Recap / Rick And Morty S 3 E 1 April Fools

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Rick goes on a Roaring Rampage of Revenge against the Galactic Government.


  • Batman Gambit: One of the Federation leaders wonders why Rick turned himself in. Apparently Rick anticipated being thrown in that prison containing sensitive Federation information, and planned his breakout to destroy the Federation from the inside. Unfortunately SEAL Team Rick crashes the party, forcing Rick to improvise.
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  • Body Surf: Rick hijacks the Brainalyzer to enable him to do this to gain high security clearance.
  • Freeze-Frame Bonus:
    • When Rick hands Morty the pistol, you can see a piece of tape with the message scrawled on it.
    • When Rick body surfs into someone else,]] he gains some drool on his lip. When one of the Council of Ricks runs in to warn the others, he has some drool on his lip.
  • Tele-Frag: Rick teleports the entire Citadel right into the Galactic Federal Prison.
  • Jumping Off the Slippery Slope: The end indicates Rick has gone full blown mental.
  • Memory Gambit: Rick tricks the Federation by making up a memory to hijack the Branalyzer.
  • Motive Rant: Rick's rambling at the end has him declare his reason for his actions as the McNugget dipping sauce.
  • Roaring Rampage of Revenge: This entire episode. Rick proceeds to dismantle the Galactic Federation, destroys the Council of Ricks, and gets Jerry to divorce Beth all in one fell swoop.
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  • The Stinger: Tammy's back. And so is BirdPerson.


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