TV writers are usually working on the season that’s currently airing or, at most, the upcoming season. But Rick and Morty flouts convention left and right, and so, too, do its writers. The Rick and Morty writers’ room is now working on Season 7, before even Season 5 has debuted.
Writer Alex Reubens, who also put in time on Rick and Morty creator Dan Harmon’s NBC show Community, revealed the news with a cheeky post to Twitter asking, “Am I allowed to say we started writing Rick and Morty Season 7? (if not we didn’t and I’m not).”
Way back in October 2020, Dan Harmon confirmed at Paleyfest NY that the writing team was “more on schedule than we’ve ever been,” with the team “very late into the process of writing Season 6.” At the same time, Harmon said he was reviewing animatics for Season 5 episodes.
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