Reverse April Fool's Day Prank - 'Rick and Morty' Season 3 Premiered Today

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This time, however, and on the April Fools day no less, the first episode of Rick and Morty season three was released, out of the blue, on Adult Swim, and many fans refused to believe it.

Rick and Morty fans, the day you've been long awaiting is finally here!

Not moments later, the new episode premiered on the Adult Swim channel along with a marathon of old episodes.

To the 900 waiting in Chicago: Rick and Morty's season 3 premiere started airing.

For everyone else, the season will "officially" premiere this summer, with the first two seasons still up on Netflix if you haven't caught up on them yet. So what did the show actually do yesterday, on April Fools?

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The new episode addresses the cliffhanger ending of season two, but it may be hard to catch it from the beginning on the stream.

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But the sauce is now "no longer available", at least not in this reality. The ending of the episode actually nearly acts as a reboot that allows Rick and Morty to go on wild adventures again, with Rick revealing that he's on a never-ending quest to get back McDonald's Mulan-inspired promotional Szechuan dipping sauce, scaring his grandson all over again.

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You can see all of the clips below. Dan Harmon also made a rap about it.

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