Film Theory: Inside the Mind of Rick Sanchez (Rick and Morty)

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Season 4 of Rick and Morty is giving us a brand new, deeper look into the mind of our favorite genius, Rick Sanchez. Throughout the run of the show, people have speculated about what's going on with the smartest man in the universe. Today, I have gathered all the data I need to really dissect his brain. I think we may all have judged Rick a little too fast... or did we?
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Writer: Matthew Patrick and Justin Kuiper
Editors: Alex "Sedge" Sedgwick and Koen Verhagen
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  • Thank you so much Mat Pat, this video really helped me realize why my big brother became so "cold" to me after he got diagnosed with depression, and now that I understand why, I hope that my brother and I can rebuild our bond... And it's all thanks to you!

    Robert EvansRobert Evans9 saatler önce
  • Do dr. thaddeus s. rusty venture next please

    Nick MNick M10 saatler önce
  • Who else here after season 4 finale to see if he was right, I kinda think he was.

    Cameile SecakukuCameile Secakuku2 gün önce
  • Who is can’t wait for episode 10

    Mitchell SMitchell S2 gün önce
  • Hearing matpat say special poopy time is like the best thing ever

    excalrical83excalrical832 gün önce
  • That toilet episode hurt my feelings. It’s really hard to let people in. They didn’t have to call me out like that.. I relate too much to Rick, it hurts.

    Auntie BAuntie B3 gün önce
  • Wait what if he showed the aliens Simple Rick’s origin story? Then he’d know EXACTLY what happened. Then it would totally be fabricated from someone else’s story, and he totally could’ve left that Beth when she was a child.

    KamishibaiyaKamishibaiya3 gün önce
  • *_PICKLE RICK!!!!!!!_*

    Airplane NoiseAirplane Noise3 gün önce
  • Rick is great at social distancing

    SystemRed09SystemRed094 gün önce
  • What if Beth is actually his wife, but he made her forget him and instead raised being an absent father. He had a kid with her, Morty, and spends all his free time with his son. While Beth finds an idiot, Jerry, who gives her summer. But actually...Jerry is the worst parts of Rick, expelled and implanted into a clone or creation. somehow summer inherits more of his intellect, and praises her more than Morty, yet keeps her at a distance and as far away from his "adventures" as possible because he wants to save her from the mental effects of personal loss and the strain of travelling through space and multiple dimensions.

    Matthew JacobMatthew Jacob4 gün önce
  • I hate the part when he says its just a theory

    stupidest channelstupidest channel4 gün önce
  • Rick:I have crippleing depression

    demon kingdemon king5 gün önce
    • Crippleing. *_crippleing_*

      Airplane NoiseAirplane Noise3 gün önce
  • I'm surprised that alongside all the holographic Mickey mice there weren't some Scott cawthon's 🤣😂🤣😂

    Nether lordNether lord5 gün önce
  • ok im not saying im a super intelligent interdimensional traveling being but why did this describe me

    James GieckJames Gieck5 gün önce
  • “We’ve seen a range of emotions from Rick like sad rick, bored rick and pickle rick” Therapist: so what emotions do you feel Me: pickle

    Myles MadillMyles Madill6 gün önce
  • Confirmed: Rick and I has depression

    RaisinRaisin6 gün önce
  • Film theory is forgetting that Rick isn't that Beth's rick.

    Caleb LucasCaleb Lucas7 gün önce
  • 3:59 also in the season 1 finale, birdperson says that in his tounge "wubba lubba dub dub" means "i am in great pain",so, MORE PROOF

    PacoisdabwstツPacoisdabwstツ7 gün önce
  • when you do a better job than therapists

    Thomas GoThomas Go8 gün önce
  • I think film theory just took me a apart .

    Isaiah EspinozaIsaiah Espinoza8 gün önce
  • Watching this episode made me realize how much me and Rick are the same.

    Gizmo RichGizmo Rich9 gün önce
  • Rick is miserable because in order to be Rick across all dimensions his wife died. Sounds impossible but what if. The only way the whole multiverse is kept together is if Rick is alive and she stays dead? So it was set up so that no matter what she dies early and it all started with the invention of the portal gun.

    Nezz EffectNezz Effect9 gün önce
    • Further further to note. That maybe just maybe athe the creation of that gun the multiverse universe or whatever was broken and so it linked her life to the portal gun across all realities.

      Nezz EffectNezz Effect9 gün önce
    • Further to note that. Maybe the fuel for it was her soul.

      Nezz EffectNezz Effect9 gün önce
  • As someone with depress this is accurate

    captaindogcaptaindog9 gün önce
  • Idec about the deep theories, I just like how about face this show is about depression.

    krunchlykrunchly9 gün önce
  • He pushes summer away as he sees himself in her and doesn’t want her to be like him

    Jessie MacDonaldJessie MacDonald10 gün önce
  • didnt know Rick was currently listenning to billie Eilish

    Magnus MoutonumMagnus Moutonum11 gün önce
  • Rick just rosted him selft

    baolong vubaolong vu11 gün önce
  • Can u make theories on the 100

    Microwaved PopcornMicrowaved Popcorn11 gün önce
  • Why should we assume that the Beth we know is the daughter of the Rick we know? He could very well be a Rick with no one left in his own life so he’s taken the place of a different Rick, he’s done it before

    Tuck HodgesTuck Hodges11 gün önce
  • Melancholy more than depression

    gerardoareyesmgerardoareyesm11 gün önce
  • Coming from somebody who has depression: This hits home man.....

    Blu RubiksBlu Rubiks12 gün önce
  • There is more than 5 episodes in season 4 lmao

    JT CallisonJT Callison12 gün önce
  • Scott cawthon should’ve been there

    Miguel MessinaMiguel Messina12 gün önce
  • Anyone know the song starting from 6:44 ?

    AmaniTNTAmaniTNT12 gün önce
  • Let’s get off toilet and eat mrpoopybutthole

    Laura DevilleLaura Deville12 gün önce
  • ;-;

    BellboyBellboy13 gün önce
  • The more and more I watch these film theories about Rick Sanchez the more and more I realize I personally relate to him. I don't want to relate to him at all...

    Jeffrey DallasJeffrey Dallas13 gün önce
  • 9:51 sorry fam, but ASPD it's not Psychopathy it's sociopathy

    subuixsubuix13 gün önce
  • Rick is just traveling within himself and experience life as one of his light bodies (creation) but he got lost within his creations (ideas) he is consciously aware all is just an experience but he got attached to an experience creating a memory and emotion to something in the physical. he is Consciously aware of this with his high sense of logic but he personally chooses to experience his lower senses form body which is the only rick we are consciously aware of human Rick. But subconsciously aware of other ricks only because he is too. no matter the realm rick needs his morty (feelings). Rick is the thought and Morty is the feeling of that thought that gives overall energy. Creating an idea to go in a new realm (universe, planet, etc.) so everyone is just a projection of Rick and his thoughts and feelings but and the mediation is like when you're mind is still with no idea or feeling of anything no one trying to give off their emotions and feelings

    Ãir Angel9Ãir Angel913 gün önce
  • I like most of your theories, but you kinda glossed over the part about about memories being associated with ideas, which was the basis of the entire theory.

    Jcr1gJcr1g13 gün önce
  • 5:17

    Perfect SonicPerfect Sonic13 gün önce
  • Matpat here's a theory what if Summer is Dian? (Also I love ur Vids) #GameandFilmTheoryare1ofthebest

    Red Teddy Amazing AdventuresRed Teddy Amazing Adventures14 gün önce
  • Well, he makes me think that I’m not insightful enough to be a film critic for sure. Awesome content lol

    huazhouyehuazhouye14 gün önce
  • So rick is a tsundere

    R edR ed14 gün önce
  • Okay I'm not usually on this side of TRvision but Pickle Rick

    Asriel DreemurrAsriel Dreemurr14 gün önce
  • This made me cry bcoz i too have depression and kept pushing away people that i care about in fear of being hurt or hurting them

    Rich GamingRich Gaming15 gün önce
  • Dislike if you feel pickle Rick today

    Old SportOld Sport15 gün önce
  • This is what i talk to myself about when depression hits me hard...”*it ironic?.... you are afraid to be alone for the rest of your life and you are constantly seeking attention from people so that you dont have to be alone anymore....but when they make you happy you think to yourself that you dont deserve every little thing they do for you and it ended up with you, hurting them and pushing them away from you coz you feel like if they stayed with you they will only feel miserable*” I KNOW ITS CONFUSING AND SORRY COZ MY BRAIN CANT TRANSLATE EVERYTHING I THINK OF TO EXACTLY WHAT I WANT IT TO BE TRANSLATED TO.... SORRY BAD GRAMMAR

    Rich GamingRich Gaming15 gün önce
  • For saving Morty in Rickle in time, he was so certain about it that it didn’t create any more of the (alternate time? I can’t remember the name)

    Earthquake WilliamEarthquake William15 gün önce
  • I think it's simpler than that. He wanted to make Tony suffer and since death didn't scare Tony it didn't satisfy Rick at all.

    cris rodriguezcris rodriguez15 gün önce
  • 5:46 what's the name of the song

    S ZS Z15 gün önce
  • This made me realize I’m depressed

    D34THD34TH16 gün önce
  • Danny phantom is future timmy turner

    Goku sonGoku son16 gün önce
  • i was reating taco bell durring the vidio

    Unstable_name 1192Unstable_name 119216 gün önce
  • rich nows how to be unhappy HOW I WANT TO NOW HOW i want to fell nothing

    drak eye onedrak eye one17 gün önce
  • Ah, yes. My favourite emotion. pickle.

    OkOk17 gün önce
  • In the episode we’re they we’re in blitz and chips when morty finishes playing roy and rick played it after if you look at rick during the scene when his playing it he has a smile in his face because when he played roy he felt in control of his life and i think why rick loves to go to blitz and chips because he can feel in control there through the games.this is just my theory on rick

    Psychotrox zeroPsychotrox zero17 gün önce
  • That’s the writing thumbnail

    pharmer73pharmer7318 gün önce
  • i can attest to the creative thoughts part. As an artist, once you realize that fact it makes it easier. I always say, "you aren't going to create a new note, color, or word. You can only work with what we have. But only you can feel your feeling so strong that it pours out of you in those notes colors or words." No one really just one day picks up a talent. They are inspired to do something they saw, heard or felt and want to recreate it somehow. usually by picking up the same instrument that inspired them. then the act of practice is needed to be skillful in that endeavor. during this time you learn the combinations that work and the techniques you favor and don't. With that knowledge, you are then able to explore your creativity, or what the video is saying the remixing of those techniques and combinations. He's right, nothing is new.

    T. MojitoT. Mojito18 gün önce
  • 6:34 It's true! I mean, Rick & Morty is just a remix of "Back to the Future", right?

    Marcelo J. NaderMarcelo J. Nader18 gün önce
  • The cloning kit.

    R O MR O M20 gün önce
  • Do you think that Rick just convinced Beth that he left her mom

    TSUKUNETSUKUNE20 gün önce
  • The depression thing is true, not from experience, my friend has depression, and her actions are what was described as depression

    undertale superfanundertale superfan20 gün önce
  • great video!

    g sg s21 gün önce
  • episode on rick being a literal god

    HihowarehaboiHihowarehaboi22 gün önce
  • I haven’t even watch Rick and Morty but anyone who ever talked about Rick I could tell that he had depression probably because I have it

    Luna & SaturnLuna & Saturn22 gün önce
  • rickshank rickdemption*

    Juke LonesJuke Lones23 gün önce
  • Wait but where did the first music come from if it's not even an original idea?

    Fire GemFire Gem23 gün önce
  • isnt the only thing in his mind is the scezhuan sauce?

    Plaz zmalPlaz zmal23 gün önce
  • I was a shy poooer, then i transitioned

    Chill JellotonChill Jelloton24 gün önce
Film Theory: Inside the Mind of Rick Sanchez (Rick and Morty)