The fourth episode of season 5 of “Rick and Morty,” “Rickdependence Spray,” came out this week and … well, they’re not all going to be home runs, you know?
In a particularly sex-obsessed season, this episode went the extra mile. Creator Dan Harmon and the other writers have never shied away from over-the-top subject matter, and often to good effect. The show is often gross, profane, and occasionally disturbing, but when it brings the laughs, fans are happy to go along for the ride. In “Rickdependence Spray,” the laughs were fewer, which the unfortunate consequence being that the viewer has more time to wonder, “what is going on here?”
The episode begins with Morty visiting the veterinary office where his mom, Beth, works. He discovers a breeding mount used for horses and … decides to give it a go himself. It gets weirder from there, and this being a family publication, I will spare the details. But suffice it