We could also be trying on the summer time of Summer. Speaking to Spencer Grammer, the actor behind Rick and Morty‘s ever-chill, cellphone-bound member of the Smith household, Grammer assured us there might be extra of her teenaged character to return.
“I think that there’s an appreciation for her life in a way that we haven’t seen before, maybe,” Grammer stated about how Summer adjustments in Season 5. The actor additionally confirmed that there might be extra Rick and Summer adventures in addition to extra household adventures within the upcoming episodes. But as a fan of the collection, Grammer had some essential inquiries to ask about this sci-fi comedy’s future. And they should do with Morty’s capability to cancel out Rick’s brainwaves.
(*5*) Grammer defined. “Where’s Summer’s cancel-out buddy? That’s what I want to know. Where is she, him, they?”
One of the explanation why Grammer is such a fan of the collection has to do with Rick and Morty‘s rewatchability. “I feel like if there was an episode that I really didn’t like originally, I would go back and watch and then I’m like, ‘Oh, but that was so brilliant.’ No matter what there’s something in it that just feels better the second or third time around. I guess that’s why it’s gained so much traction over the years. You can keep watching it over and over again and it doesn’t really get stale,” Grammer stated.
Season 4’s “Claw and Hoarder: Special Ricktim’s Morty” was an instance of that for Grammer. “I was like, ‘OK, this is a lot,’” Grammer stated. “But then the whole Talking Cat and Jerry thing in Florida was a really good episode. I don’t know why it makes the episode so good. It’s just this total loose end that we never know.”
That episode additionally ties into one more reason why Grammer likes the present. “I really identify with Jerry a lot. I feel like I struggle with a lot of things, and Jerry just keeps plugging away. It’s so funny that his best life was a simulation,” Grammer stated. That simulation is a reference to Season 1’s “”M. Night Shaym-Aliens!” When Rick is captured by a race of aliens utilizing a digital actuality jail, Jerry can also be taken by mistake. It’s solely when Jerry is unknowingly trapped in essentially the most fundamental model of this this VR world that he really becomes a professional success. “I’m not even in that episode. The whole thing, it’s great. I think that my life is like that sometimes, that it’s all a simulation, and I think it’s the best life ever. But it turns out it’s just really sad because I’m just advertising Hungry for Apples.”
While Grammer actually enjoys each Summer-and-Beth and family-focused episodes, what she finds most attention-grabbing are the uncommon Rick and Jerry adventures. Specifically the actor highlighted Season 3’s “The Whirly Dirly Conspiracy.” That mashup modified your entire household dynamic. “Suddenly then everybody else has to come up with some agency,” Grammer stated.
“Maybe that’s why the Rick and Jerry ones are so good because everybody else also has to suddenly be without Rick. And who are we without Rick, most of the time? How do we define our relationships independently?” Grammer stated. “I think that one episode in particular was funny because it just highlighted a lot of Summer’s insecurities and Beth’s insecurities about how she thinks she might know better than Rick… I didn’t at the time watch it specifically enough, but going back to that one, I think it stands up really well.”
As for what’s forward for Rick and Morty’s future, Grammer has a promising reply. “You won’t be disappointed. Or if you are disappointed there’s more to come, I like to say,” Grammer stated. “You have so many more episodes coming that if you hate these ones like don’t worry. We got a whole bunch more coming your way.”
New episodes of Rick and Morty premiere Sundays on Adult Swim at 11/10c p.m.