‘Rick and Morty’ season 5: Creator confirms continuation of Beth Clone storyline

Rick and Morty season 5 might not arrive until the Summer of 2021. However, co-creator Dan Harmon shares a glimpse of what to expect in the fifth installment.

Over the years, the Rick and Morty series has garnered millions of viewers because of its interesting characters, as well as its smart and deep storylines. Now, fans are eagerly waiting for massive reveals of season 5 while it is still in development. Rick and Morty season 5 will delve deeper into the mystery of the arrival of Clone Beth.

The highly popular animated series follows the story of cynical scientist Rick and his grandson, Morty. Their adventures start when Rick reappears on his daughter’s doorstep after years of absence. Although Rick fails in trying to reconnect with his daughter Beth, he is lucky to build a relationship with Morty. The two go on adventures across the galaxy and inside the human body.

Season 4 recap on clone Beth

To recall, season 3 revealed Rick has offered to clone Beth so that the real Beth could go on adventures while the clone takes care of everything at home. However, the third installment did not reveal if Beth had taken the offer or if the clone knew that she is just a replica.

For most of season 4, the Clone Beth storyline was ignored until the finale episode. Rick made a clone of Beth. Surprisingly, the original Beth proved to be an adventurous soul as she led a rebellion against the Galactic Federation. After a year, the original Beth returns to earth and finds out that her father forgot who the real Beth is. Thus, the real Beth stays on earth to be near her family.

Creator confirms “Rick and Morty” season 5 plot

With the cliffhanger ending, co-creator Dan Harmon confirms that season 5 will explore the story of the clone Beth. Harmon stated:

“You know as much as Rick knows. I don’t want to keep secrets with the audience. She’s Schrodinger’s Beth right now. The fact she may or may not be a clone is actually the important thing. It’s the profound revelation about Rick’s commitment to non-commitment and how abusive that can be as a parent. That is the important thing here. We’re adding aunts to the family. We’re having fun looking at more options with space Beth.”

Season 5 reveals Morty’s new love interest

Apart from the Clone Betty storyline, Harmon also teases Morty’s new love interest to replace Jessica. Besides, the fifth installment will also reveal what will happen to Jessica and Morty’s relationship.

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