Film Theory: We SOLVED Rick and Morty Season 4 Episode 1!

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  • Published on Nov 17, 2019
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    The Rick and Morty is back! The season premiere, "Edge of ToMorty: Rick Die Rickpeat", left me with so many theory ideas and I couldn't wait! This episode showed us a side of Rick and Morty we haven't seen before and I LOVED it! In fact, I think that there was a life lesson hidden somewhere in all the jokes and violence. What was that lesson? What did Rick mean at the end of the episode? I'm here to explain it all to you!
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    Credits:
    Writer: Matthew Patrick
    Editor: Yosi Berman and Danial "BanditRants" Keristoufi
    Assistant Editor: AlyssaBeCrazy
    Sound Editor: Yosi Berman
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  • The Film Theorists
    The Film Theorists  18 days ago +4591

    So glad to see so many of you liked this more "laid back" style. It helped us get the episode out same week, rather than weeks later after all this was relevant!
    That said, seeing a lot of comments about the green screen, lighting, and background, so quick note: I had to film while traveling, meaning stuff was a bit rougher than it normally would be. Shouldn't be a problem in the future!

    • jarrod
      jarrod Day ago

      yeah it was good episode but may get boring if you use this as your default video format now

    • Lord Dice X
      Lord Dice X 3 days ago

      Great format, I hope you keep integrating this style with your episodes.

    • Etta Mansaray
      Etta Mansaray 3 days ago

      The Film Theorists did you see the episode with the Simpson’s where they tell where they are (conform your threory) an Episode were marg wants some sense of important and get into some saw lumberjack game at the end the lady ask homer where they live and he says springfield and she asked which one and I’m not sure and she says .........

    • Jiggy.Pop.Phantom Kell
      Jiggy.Pop.Phantom Kell 4 days ago +1

      Oh hey, I'm the kind of person that pays attention more while watching you move around. I'm a kinesthetic learner, so this episode I actually enjoyed. Nothing wrong with your other uploads, but "MattPat live action avatar" has a harder time keeping me interested than "MattPat IRL". Point is, I liked this vidoe and would like more with you passionately yelling at the screen and waving your hands around like Charlie from Always Sunny In Philadelphia. Also, bring in your wife occasionally isn't a bad idea, she's funny, so it would be entertaining to have her walk in with fact updates or something of that manner.

      Anyhow, these are my opinions, anyone is welcome to disagree. I'm just casting my vote.

    • Darcey Frkovic
      Darcey Frkovic 4 days ago

      I think if you were Australian, you might be able to pull it off. I enjoyed this style of episode but I think you need to be a little less laid back.

  • tom black
    tom black 17 hours ago

    U don’t need the stupid voice anymore ....u r now proven very good

  • Craig
    Craig 18 hours ago

    the new style is better

  • Parker Prevost
    Parker Prevost 18 hours ago

    Is matpat on a green screen

  • Arthur Zardetti
    Arthur Zardetti 19 hours ago

    Your chroma key is awesome

  • Sarah Conger
    Sarah Conger 19 hours ago

    Theres this thing behind him that's odd and it's bugging me

  • Louis Roberson
    Louis Roberson 20 hours ago

    i Loved it !

  • George Schmidt
    George Schmidt 20 hours ago

    Did anyone else think Matt sounded like voice over Pete in the beginning?

  • Hayden Wadsworth
    Hayden Wadsworth 20 hours ago

    This style was really cool, and I love your concept on all of this and relating it back to toxic fans of rick and morty. Absolutely perfect.

  • Katiobod
    Katiobod Day ago

    Watchs alot of your stuff and have been a sub for a while, Like the new style

  • AyeItsMike
    AyeItsMike Day ago +1

    I love how the green screen is making your whole outline of your body blurry 😂


    If you need help with you green screen I'm a pretty good editor

  • Sir Dogmen
    Sir Dogmen Day ago

    What’s the point if green screening him self on to a real back drop he has access to . The lighting just bugs me

  • Alyssa Barnhill
    Alyssa Barnhill Day ago

    I kinda prefer this style.

  • Ezekiel Williams

    I really did enjoy this "laid back" episode

  • Ryan Keefer
    Ryan Keefer Day ago

    Great episode 👌🏻🤙🏻

  • Joshua Bonner
    Joshua Bonner Day ago

    Fu** you're long winded. Just get to the topic already

  • Chris G.
    Chris G. Day ago

    Why is he so hot?????

  • Max Elliot
    Max Elliot Day ago

    I would love if you could add like references to what you say somtimes

  • Jann Eduard Tomas

    Me: mom can we buy some Wisecrack?
    Mom: we have Wisecrack at home
    Wisecrack at home:

  • Wksk Sjs
    Wksk Sjs Day ago

    Even if I don't like one of your videos, I still leave a like, because at least I learned something, which makes me happy

  • Mr. Hawking
    Mr. Hawking Day ago +1

    Wait we see morty old in that death crystal I tought old morty is rick does this mean the rick is morty theory is wrong?

  • Randy Abney
    Randy Abney Day ago

    Digs fasho.

  • Rahul J. Ghaywan

    Rad green screen skills

  • DaVaughnMD
    DaVaughnMD Day ago

    Your green screen is in higher resolution then you lol

  • Kaffe Stein
    Kaffe Stein Day ago

    1. I want Community more than Rick and Morty
    2. By the end of season 2, Rick and Morty lost the appeal and flare of the show’s first season. Season Four feels even more empty, lacking even more of the grunge and emotion that pulled this fan in during Season One.
    3. If you need the S4 E1 explained to you, you’re a moron. I recommend that newfangled Harley Quinn cartoon, I hear it’s quite simple.

  • Aidan Pedersen
    Aidan Pedersen Day ago

    Why don’t you just actually stand in that room

  • PULLUP J
    PULLUP J Day ago

    That quote is so wrong

  • PULLUP J
    PULLUP J Day ago

    Woah your voice is more famous than your face haha but I’ll try to adopt 😂 welcome in front of the screen

  • Zmey Confusenych

    Boi none of your "theories" *are* theories anymore. Stick with the casual analysis it actually works much better for what you want to talk about.

  • Keith Woodhouse
    Keith Woodhouse Day ago

    I really enjoyed this, its really insightful and well thought out. Its not even a film theory the its a philosophical theory.

  • guess who
    guess who Day ago

    Who did the green screen?

  • Gabriel Vicente
    Gabriel Vicente Day ago

    Wha-what is this.. Full House?

  • Manny Cuhs
    Manny Cuhs 2 days ago

    love u may pat

  • Bryan Sanchez
    Bryan Sanchez 2 days ago

    Felt like a socratic seminar

  • Ryan Thompson
    Ryan Thompson 2 days ago

    why can I see you

  • Prince_Blz
    Prince_Blz 2 days ago

    The lesson i got from it was if Morty cut off Rick he'd be happy

  • Katie Valdez
    Katie Valdez 2 days ago

    I enjoy this type of laid back style! I want more!

  • Ballance,TV,G,E OH
    Ballance,TV,G,E OH 2 days ago

    Bruh he wouldn’t go skinny dipping with the girls ? Wow what a disappointment

  • Ballance,TV,G,E OH
    Ballance,TV,G,E OH 2 days ago

    Is the Akira from Tokyo Ghoul ?

  • EyukiLeaf
    EyukiLeaf 2 days ago

    I enjoyed this video a lot and would not mind at ALL if there were to be more like it!

  • foxrootking
    foxrootking 2 days ago

    Why are you using green screen

  • foxrootking
    foxrootking 2 days ago

    Why the green screen is steel around you

  • Norbert Skalski
    Norbert Skalski 2 days ago

    You got so close, but no cigar. IT's always what's in your best interest, and cooperating with society at large is exactly what's in your best interest. Empathy without your best interest in mind is not empathy at all.

  • Isac Söderlund
    Isac Söderlund 2 days ago

    When is season 4 coming out on Netflix?

  • Nathan Lovallo
    Nathan Lovallo 2 days ago

    I ❤ rick

  • Johji Love
    Johji Love 2 days ago

    Great video, Pat!

  • Emily Lynn
    Emily Lynn 2 days ago

    10:30 You talking about ethics just makes me think of The Good Place

  • Jazmin Albertie
    Jazmin Albertie 2 days ago

    Nice analysis:)

  • Grahm Waddle
    Grahm Waddle 2 days ago

    Not bad. Keep it up.

  • Andre Klugel
    Andre Klugel 2 days ago

    Dude, you should totally be a college professor or something. Ur smart af.

  • CJ Upp
    CJ Upp 2 days ago

    I kinda dig this video format. I'd like to see more like this.

  • Kyle Just
    Kyle Just 2 days ago

    Laid back, but the lighting with the green screen could definitely be inproved

  • Emraküll
    Emraküll 2 days ago

    Today my 12 year old son and I walked into harvard to sign him up for college. The dean rudely asked what a 12 year old was doing signing up for such a prestigious institute like harvard. My son took of to reveal his Rick and Morty shirt and proclaimed "Well you see sir I watch Rick and Morty". A look of confusion came over the deans face and I have never been so proud. The dean quickly made sure to apologize to my son but it was too late, the police rushed in and dragged him out. My son passed all his classes with 4.0s and graduated top of his class in the first day of college.

  • Guan Li
    Guan Li 2 days ago

    This is a lot better, Making video like this makes me wanna watch more!

  • Hootykatrina lolz
    Hootykatrina lolz 2 days ago

    Matt is so dark lol

  • Drey 420
    Drey 420 2 days ago

    Lmfao Matt u look fucking baked in this episode 😂😂😂👌

  • Jonathan Stiles
    Jonathan Stiles 2 days ago +5

    “The Rick and Morty fandom has super high IQs, so... They’ll get it.”
    I hope you’re right, Mat. I really do.


    ...About the fandom being intelligent, not the part about getting it.

  • Crisstian Mechelle
    Crisstian Mechelle 3 days ago

    Love the episode

  • Cheyenne Sanders
    Cheyenne Sanders 3 days ago +1

    Literally nobody: Just want to see the lore and theories explained about their favorite tv shows

    *Matpat walks in a Film theory episode*

    Everbody: O_O

    Me: O_O HOLY SHI----!!!! *roundabout starts playing*

  • Nami Laurennn
    Nami Laurennn 3 days ago

    I luv itt HUHUHUHHUUHUHU. 😭😭😭😭😭😭😭