When is Rick and Morty Season 5 Finale (Episodes 9 & 10) Release Date, Spoilers and More

The popular Adult Swim animated series celebrated Sunday 20th June with Rick and Morty Season 5 day. Rick and Morty Season 5 Episodes 9 and 10 will mark the end of the current season of the show. The popular adult swim cartoon will be returning after a delay in the middle, leaving a 1-hour finale for the fans in the upcoming week!

Rick and Morty Season 4 was released in 2020 and it feels much better than the 2-year wait between seasons 3 and 4. The finale for season 4 was titled ‘Star Mort Rick Turn of the Jerri’. The series has been renewed for 70 more episodes, meaning that there are at least 5 more seasons on the way. The timeline is, however, a matter of gradual disclosure.

Rick and Morty Season 5 was contracted to air 10 episodes spread over 10 weeks with an episode dropping in every Sunday. However, after Episode 8, Adult Swim took its fans by surprise by lingering the final two episodes. But a wait of few weeks is bearable by the fans in comparison to more than 2-year hiatus between Rick and Morty Seasons 3 and 4.

Why Rick And Morty Season 5 Finale Got Delayed?

The makers have not officially announced any reason behind the delay of 2 episodes from the Rick and Morty Season 5 finale. However, speculations say that the pandemic cast its spell on the timelines. Fans are also wondering that the finale episode titled “Rickmurai Jack” could be the reason behind the delay. It probably needs a different animation style, somewhat motivated by either anime or Genndy Tartakovsky’s Samurai Jack.

With the finale of the Season right around the corner, here’s all that you need to know about Rick and Morty Season 5 Episode 9 and 10!

Rick and Morty Season 5 Finale Trailer

Rick and Morty Season 5 Episode 9 Spoilers Ahead!

Zap2It and All4 have individual descriptions for the upcoming finale.

Rick and Morty Season 5 Episode 9 has been titled “Forgetting Satrick Mortshall” and will have Rick and Morty in a yelling showdown with Morty screaming “Go ahead, replace me!” This is hardly the first time a dramatic Morty has been thrown at us. Episodes 9 and 10 will combine for an explosive end to season 5. The description for the first of the two episodes goes “Two Crows, broh; these guys are mad smart.” Rick spins a wheel to decide Morty’s replacement and decides on two crows. Surprising? Not really.

Episode 10 is titled “Rickmurai Jack”, parodying the popular animated show Samurai Jack. The description for the show states Rick is living his best anime life. The episode is very likely to be a reference to Samurai Jack itself or other anime series.

The accidental leak of the Season’s episode 7 has thankfully not put a damper on things. Here’s to hoping it does not happen again.

When Will Rick and Morty Season 5 Episode 9 Release?

Rick and Morty Season 5 Episode 9 will air on 5th September 2021 at 11 PM EST! The corresponding time for other regions will vary accordingly:


Pacific Standard time – 8:00 PM PST Sunday, 5th September 2021


Central Standard time – 10:00 PM CST Sunday, 5th September 2021


Eastern Standard time – 11:00 PM EST Sunday, 5th September 2021


British Time- 10:00 PM BST, Monday, 6th September 2021 (UK channel E4)


Central European Time- 11:00 PM CET Monday, 6th September 2021


Australia Time – 5:00 PM AEST Monday, 6th September 2021


When Will Rick and Morty Season 5 Episode 10 Release?

Episodes 9 and 10 will be aired back to back as a two-part finale. It will be an hour-long with 30 minutes of each episode. Though the ‘Forgetting Sarick Mortshall’ and ‘Rickmurai Jack’ are slightly confusing with non-correlated names, yet they are suspense. The trailer of finale also deepens the mystery with no hint of the episode it tries to capture!

Where to Watch Rick and Morty Season 5 Episode 9?

For most regions, Netflix will be streaming Season 5 as the series is released on Adult Swim. Netflix India has added Rick and Morty to its catalog too. The series began streaming in India on June 24 and currently has 8 episodes available.

The series airs on Adult Swim in the US and on Channel E4 in the UK. Seasons 1 to 4 is available on Netflix for a good binge-watch. Additionally, the first four seasons are currently streaming on Hulu and HBO Max. Season 5 should approximately take another 6 months before releasing on Hulu + Live TV after its last episode airs on Adult Swim and the VOD blackout period ends.

HBO Max is supposed to be the same way. While Season 4 did not meet with the level of hype Rick and Morty usually gathers, there’s still much to be seen.

Needless to say, Rick and Morty Season 6 is already on the way. Rick and Morty Season 6 is going to continue the legacy of hilarity and existential dread! For newer fans who want to begin watching the series, Netflix has all the seasons of the show! Even YouTube has the first episode of the show for free! Wubba lubba dub dub all the way!

To watch the finale episodes, it is always wise to revisit Episodes 1 through 7 streaming for free on the Adult Swim site. Episode 8 is likely to be added soon. One can also watch on the Adult Swim app available on Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, iOS, and Android.

The other platforms where one can access Season 5 is YouTube TV, Hulu + Live TV, or Sling TV. All have Cartoon Network, in other words, all have Adult Swim.

While it is difficult to see the show come to an end yet again, the assurance that it will return again is relieving. Stay tuned for all the updates on your favourite shows and don’t forget to let us know what you plan to watch next!

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