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

  • 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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    Writer: Matthew Patrick
    Editor: Yosi Berman and Danial "BanditRants" Keristoufi
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  • The Film Theorists
    The Film Theorists  26 days ago +4824

    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!

    • Dakota Strickland
      Dakota Strickland 2 days ago

      Prefer the old kind of videos but good video nonetheless

    • Kody Clella
      Kody Clella 2 days ago

      The Film Theorists you totally stole the ends justify the means from machiavelli prince

    • David
      David 5 days ago

      rick is a vegeta id say the ends more than justifies the means imagine a dbz deference in rick and morty ohhhh man drragon ball super!

    • thepopo592
      thepopo592 6 days ago +1

      The Film Theorists it reminds me of the old vids, comforting really when everyone’s trying to change due to TheXvid’s algorithms and stuff

    • jarrod
      jarrod 9 days ago

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

  • Bruh Moment
    Bruh Moment 12 hours ago +1

    Wtf is Akita?

  • Gabby Williams
    Gabby Williams 14 hours ago +1

    Can you make a film analysis series on your channel were you do videos like the? "Thats just an analysis. A FILM ANALYSIS!!!"

  • Danny Danny
    Danny Danny 14 hours ago +1

    Wait...does that mean that every Rick ever killed is technically still alive, and the big shots of the Citadel can actually come back? If they manage to escape the space Nazi's that is (wow, that was an actual sentence).

  • chaselynn alfrey
    chaselynn alfrey 22 hours ago

    I like the conversation style. But you standing makes it feel like a lecture and I just want you to sit and chat! Relax Matt!

  • Rene Bejar
    Rene Bejar Day ago

    12:38 the lesson if you're too lazy to watch.

  • Chronicle Cloud
    Chronicle Cloud Day ago

    I should have watch this before my philosophy final

  • R L
    R L Day ago

    Am I the only person who thinks that Oliver is adorable?🤗

  • Will Challoner
    Will Challoner Day ago +3

    “You need a little bit of”
    AD: “Google Fi”

  • Cole Belcher
    Cole Belcher Day ago

    Have you ever considered doing theories on “The Community”?

  • Bruno Morgado
    Bruno Morgado 2 days ago

    Great stuff MatPat

  • Benjie Man
    Benjie Man 2 days ago

    editing needs improvement.. and your hosting comes of forced. good luck to you.

  • wadaap gamers
    wadaap gamers 2 days ago

    Have you guys noticed, ever since Roni died, the style has changed? Both Film and Game. We see more of MatPat now, and the casual discussion and sit downs are more common instead of animation. This isn't an issue, just something I noticed for a while.

  • Djordje Miljenovic
    Djordje Miljenovic 2 days ago

    Correct, and he stopped drinking in front of Mortyyyy

  • Henry Marckisotto
    Henry Marckisotto 2 days ago

    And that trap is Jessica!

  • chris justice dreemurr
    chris justice dreemurr 2 days ago +1

    No one:
    Literally no one:
    Mattpatt: *troothes*

  • The_Sh0gun
    The_Sh0gun 2 days ago

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  • The_Sh0gun
    The_Sh0gun 2 days ago +2

    why is it that when matpat goes on camera he always looks like he's about to cry...

  • Satisfy Curiosity
    Satisfy Curiosity 2 days ago

    What's up with your lightning? Lol you look dark. Good video tho! 🙂

  • Deepak Mookram
    Deepak Mookram 2 days ago

    Life is the journey and not the destination

  • thegreanmonsterable
    thegreanmonsterable 2 days ago

    Your an idiot. The lesson is a metaphor for the show live in the episode your watching but don't forget there is a story that all the episodes together complete

  • Blake Charman
    Blake Charman 3 days ago

    I'd like the new format sitting down

  • Stop Hoeing For Likes

    6:37 song?

  • TheNabunta
    TheNabunta 3 days ago

    I don't mind the new style, it seems fine.

  • Saul Tlaczani Limon
    Saul Tlaczani Limon 3 days ago

    Mat: 🥺

  • milkyflakes Stories
    milkyflakes Stories 3 days ago

    Episode was so funny

  • liz h
    liz h 3 days ago +2

    i just figured the lesson was don't waste your life being focused on your death

  • Carome Taylor
    Carome Taylor 3 days ago +6

    Matpat: *can turn a Rick and Morty episode into the meaning of life*
    *Still can't predict starwars lore*

  • UmRedditorEsteveAqui
    UmRedditorEsteveAqui 3 days ago +1

    The new episode is just helping this theory

  • Oberon
    Oberon 3 days ago

    i hope it's a p i c k l e rick tattoo 0:52

  • Jj Jdjfjg
    Jj Jdjfjg 3 days ago

    You’re wrong

  • Darko Penev
    Darko Penev 3 days ago

    Yes, cuz you're a sight for sore eyes

  • Malyah nychoole
    Malyah nychoole 3 days ago +1

    Loved the episode but I wish it was the animated style.

  • Roki NZ
    Roki NZ 4 days ago

    I liked this format different but still good

  • Shayori Gacha
    Shayori Gacha 4 days ago +1

    Im not the only one that just didnt watch a show and then just watches everything even with spoilers, right?

  • Farah Ismail
    Farah Ismail 4 days ago

    Loved this episode mat pat great job you have my attention and respect

  • maria ramirez
    maria ramirez 4 days ago

    I like it every once in a while but the edits make the videos funnier to me

  • xv70 1
    xv70 1 4 days ago

    Some people have way too much time to read between the lines

  • Catch 22
    Catch 22 4 days ago

    Love the talking points but why green screen?

  • Ian Murtagh
    Ian Murtagh 4 days ago

    Honestly? And I'm trying to be as constructive here as possible, I absolutely hated the new format. It really felt like the opposite of laid back. It also removed many manic elements from your editing style that viewers have come to love, or even watch your channel because of. It was like watching interdimensional cable and this was your channel in another dimension, but it wasn't good, and you were in it too much. That's a nope from me. If it ain't broke, don't fix it.

  • dervy acorn
    dervy acorn 4 days ago


  • Świadomy Malkontent

    Why Matpad puts his son in piledriver at 16:44?

  • Muhammad ali
    Muhammad ali 4 days ago +3

    Hey hey hey what about the cat do one about the talking cat WTF is wrong with that cat

  • Aurora Butterfly
    Aurora Butterfly 4 days ago

    are you from the midwest

  • Zpaul
    Zpaul 4 days ago

    The lesson was to not try and be a god...

  • Arnold Polyimer
    Arnold Polyimer 5 days ago

    I honestly prefer the old style, but this is good for a throw in.

  • Ukebunny
    Ukebunny 5 days ago +3

    Next theory: could Stewie’s method of moving Trash Island actually work lol

  • Rigatonia
    Rigatonia 5 days ago +2

    I can't wait for green screen tech to be so good that you couldn't tell when you use it in front of a photo of your old set lol. I loved the video though :)

  • Jard K. LIfe
    Jard K. LIfe 5 days ago

    I was very surprised by this new style, but i very much appreciated it. It felt like we got closer to you!

  • Bernardo B
    Bernardo B 5 days ago

    naw thats not it

  • Portrick Manpower
    Portrick Manpower 5 days ago

    Oh Matpat, you always look like you're on the verge of tears

  • Klay Thoring
    Klay Thoring 5 days ago

    Can’t see my tattoo, it’s for the ladies…I am a lady. Ladies watch things too.

    • Klay Thoring
      Klay Thoring Day ago

      Otaku Gurl 4 Lyfe that’s a very weird thing to pray for, but whatever floats your boat.
      It would be of my tattoo but that’s only for the Cromulons.

    • Otaku Gurl 4 Lyfe
      Otaku Gurl 4 Lyfe Day ago

      @Klay Thoring
      I pray that that isn't you in the profile picture.

    • Klay Thoring
      Klay Thoring Day ago

      Otaku Gurl 4 Lyfe no, they’d become temporarily blind, everyone knows because science. 🙄🤚

    • Otaku Gurl 4 Lyfe
      Otaku Gurl 4 Lyfe Day ago

      I'm about to blow your mind with, trooth!
      He said, only the ladies.
      Guys watch too.
      If he showed us, guys would see it too.

  • Awleen
    Awleen 5 days ago

    I love the change in format ! Just keep a good mix of both because your edits are hilarious

  • 1M subscribers challenge

    i want the picture u

  • nickie tee
    nickie tee 5 days ago

    I like it.

  • Alfredas simply
    Alfredas simply 5 days ago

    Why green screen?

  • TheRedPandaGamer 16
    TheRedPandaGamer 16 5 days ago


  • Tyler Halnon
    Tyler Halnon 5 days ago

    The life lesson is
    The best advice from this video is
    To love your mother

  • Artorius
    Artorius 5 days ago

    Is he a human?!

  • Fock Yutuub
    Fock Yutuub 5 days ago

    this guy just talks without any value in what he's saying. because he doesn't give any arguments that really makes sense. he talks about his ideas and what they mean, but he doesn't tell us why it relates to rick and morty episode 1.