The ‘Rick and Morty’ Finale Confirmed a Popular Beth Theory and Fans Got Emotional

by Jeremy Spirogis
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[Spoiler alert: The Rick and Morty Season Four finale.] How are we feeling after that finale, Rick and Morty followers? The May 31 episode — titled “Star Mort Rickturn of the Jerri” — concluded the fourth cycle of the Adult Swim sequence in probably the most surprising manner. 

Following the midseason premiere on May 3, some followers misplaced hope with reference to returning characters. However, just a few acquainted faces turned up for the season’s finish, together with Phoenix Person (Dan Harmon), Tammy (Cassie Steele), and Dr. Wong (Susan Sarandon). The Rick and Morty finale additionally confirmed a well-liked fan idea circulating because the third season — Beth (Sarah Chalke) is a clone. 

But in the end, the ending of Rick and Morty Season Four delivered some critical character realizations for Rick (Justin Roiland). And principally, the fandom obtained a bit emotional proper earlier than realizing they’ll need to endure one other hiatus forward of season 5.

The ‘Rick and Morty’ Season Four finale confirms Beth was cloned

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The entire household comes collectively within the Rick and Morty Season Four finale, however not earlier than audiences are launched to a different model of Beth — a frontrunner of the house rebels battling towards the Galactic Federation. At the beginning of the episode, Space Beth learns she has an explosive system implanted in her neck, beforehand planted by Rick. So she returns to earth to confront her father. 

Eventually, the 2 Beths meet one another and everybody learns Rick informed each of them they’re the “real” Beth. Then after defeating the Galactic Federation — in addition to the deaths of Phoenix Person and Tammy — Rick admits he mind-blew away the reminiscence. So he doesn’t precisely know which Beth is actual and which Beth is the clone. 

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Nevertheless, the 2 Beths don’t wish to know the reality. They go away and the remainder of the household follows. Rick watches what he did alone.

The episode flashes again to Beth’s choice in Rick and Morty Season 3. Rick affords to clone his daughter and he or she asks whether or not he needs her to be a part of his life or he needs her to go away. But both manner, it’s Rick’s alternative. 

In the top, Rick chooses to clone Beth. However, he mixes up his daughters. So he nonetheless doesn’t know which one is actual. Then again within the current day, Rick sits down, conflicted.

“Holy sh*t,” he says. “I’m a terrible father.” 

‘Rick and Morty’ followers react to the ‘Rick and Morty’ Season Four finale

When the Rick and Morty Season Four finale aired on Adult Swim, followers shared their pleasure on social media. But for probably the most half, viewers had been floored once they realized the Clone Beth idea was actual.

“The real Beth is back wants kick her father ass but hey the clone theory came true plus it’s about to get good,” a fan wrote on Twitter

“Damn the season 4 finale was amazing,” another fan tweeted. “We saw Tammy and Birdperson we still don’t know which Beth is the clone not even Rick knows.  That ending with the song was just so sad. I love Rick and Morty.”

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Meanwhile, some followers applauded the finale for hitting them proper within the feels with Rick’s last scene.

“This is why this fucking show is amazing. for fuck sakes. I’m feeling a lot,” a fan wrote

“Damm that’s so sad, but it good he finally realize that he is a shitty dad but still,” another fan wrote

Then everybody remembered Rick and Morty Season Four has formally wrapped. So now, we start the lengthy watch for season 5. So prepare.

“Now to wait 3 years for #RickAndMorty season 5,” a fan joked on Twitter.

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