Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Wubba-lubba-dub-dub! Rick and Morty: The Complete Fifth Season Available 12/7 on Blu-ray & DVD

Adult Swim’s Two-Time Emmy Award Winning Series
Brings Home All the Antics
Rick and Morty: The Complete Fifth Season

Traveling Across the Multiverse & Into Your Homes on Blu-ray Steelbook, Blu-ray & DVD December 7th, 2021

America’s favorite crazy scientist and his grandson return for their long-awaited and highly anticipated misadventures when the latest season of Adult Swim’s hit series Rick and Morty: The Complete Fifth Season arrives on Blu-ray Steelbook, Blu-ray and DVD on December 7th, 2021. From creators Justin Roiland (“Solar Opposites”) and Dan Harmon (“Community”), get ready to binge on one of cables #1 watched comedies featuring all 10 episodes from Season 5, and outrageous bonus content including the never-before-seen featurette - "Fighting Gravity": The Making of Season 5. Exclusive to the set, follow co-creator Dan Harmon and the crew as they reflect on the challenges of completing this season in the middle of a pandemic. Additional special features include “Inside the Episode” segments for every episode, numerous featurettes, and more. Rick and Morty: The Complete Fifth Season is priced to own at $24.98 SRP for the DVD ($29.98 in Canada), $29.98 SRP for the Blu-ray ($39.99 in Canada), $39.99 SRP for the Blu-ray Steelbook ($44.98 in Canada). Rick and Morty: The Complete Fifth Season is also available to own on Digital via purchase from digital retailers.

Rick and Morty is the multi-Emmy Award winning half-hour comedy series that airs on Adult Swim, the #1 destination for young adults for over a decade. The half-hour animated Adult Swim hit comedy series follows a sociopathic genius scientist who drags his inherently timid grandson on insanely dangerous adventures across the universe. Rick Sanchez is living with his daughter Beth's family and constantly bringing her, his son-in-law Jerry, granddaughter Summer, and grandson Morty into intergalactic escapades. Rick and Morty was the #1 comedy across all of television in 2017 and 2019 and has become a multi-platform sensation not just on television, but across digital, gaming, live streaming, retail, and fan experiences.

With Blu-ray’s unsurpassed picture and sound, Rick and Morty: The Complete Fifth Season Blu-ray release will include 1080p Full HD Video with DTS-HD Master Audio for English 5.1. Featuring all 10 episodes from the season 5 in high definition, as well as a digital code (available in the U.S. only).

BONUS FEATURES
- "Fighting Gravity": The Making of Season 5 (Exclusive to Set): In this deep dive discussion, co-creator Dan Harmon and the crew reflect on the challenges of completing this season in the middle of a pandemic and the creative process behind the story's biggest revelations.
- “Inside the Episode”: For every episode from Season 5
- B-Story Generator Vol. 1: Co-creator Dan Harmon and writer Rob Schrab reach into their box of random ideas to conjure up hilarious side stories.
- B-Story Generator Vol. 2: Co-creator Dan Harmon and writer Rob Schrab return to brainstorm even more ludicrous side stories.
Backgrounds: The show's artists give us a jaw-dropping look at the amazingly detailed environments packed into every episode.
- Animation and Compositing: Crafting the show's visuals is a complex process and the crew is here to show us why.
- Coloring Rick and Morty: Get an in-depth look at how the crew uses vibrant color to create fantastic alien worlds.
- Directing 'Mortyplicity': An inside look at the evolution of this ambitious and action-packed episode, from initial storyboards to final product.
- Directing 'Rickmurai Jack': A behind the scenes look at one visualization of one of the most ambitious episodes in the series' history.
- Season 5 Hype: Dan Harmon and the writers give you a taste of what's in store for Rick and Morty's wildest season yet.

10 (22 min) Episodes: 
Mort Dinner Rick Andre
Mortyplicity
A Rickconvenient Mort
Rickdependence Spray
Amortycan Grickfitti
Rick & Morty's Thanksploitation Spectacular
Gotron Jerrysis Rickvangelion
Rickternal Friendshine of the Spotless Mort
Forgetting Sarick Mortshall
Rickmurai Jack

BASICS
Street Date: December 7, 2021
Order Due Date: October 26, 2021
BD and DVD Presented in 16x9 widescreen format
Running Time: Feature: Approx. 220 min
Enhanced Content: Approx. 44 mins

DVD
Price: $24.98 SRP ($29.98 in Canada)
2-Discs (2 DVD-9s)
Audio – English (5.1)
Dub: NONE
Subtitles – ENG SDH, PFR

BLU-RAY with Digital Copy
Price: $29.98 SRP ($39.99 in Canada)
1-Discs (1 BD-50s)
Audio – DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 – English
Dub: GER, PFR
Subtitles – ENG SDH, DUT, GER SDH, GER-F, PFR, PFR-F

STEELBOOK with Digital Copy
Price: $39.99 SRP ($44.98 in Canada)
1-Discs (1 BD-50s)
Audio – DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 – English
Dub: GER, PFR
Subtitles – ENG SDH, DUT, GER SDH, GER-F, PFR, PFR-F

About Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Inc.
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) brings together Warner Bros. Entertainment's home video, digital distribution and interactive entertainment businesses in order to maximize current and next-generation distribution scenarios. An industry leader since its inception, WBHE oversees the global distribution of content through packaged goods (Blu-ray Disc™ and DVD) and digital media in the form of electronic sell-through and video-on-demand via cable, satellite, online and mobile channels, and is a significant developer and publisher for console and online video game titles worldwide. WBHE distributes its product through third party retail partners and licensees.

About Warner Bros. Global Kids, Young Adults and Classics (GKYAC)
Warner Bros. Global Kids, Young Adults and Classics (GKYAC) brings together Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Boomerang and Turner Classic Movies (TCM), as well as Cartoon Network Studios and Warner Bros. Animation. Among the iconic franchises, series and characters under the GKYAC banner are Looney Tunes, DC’s animated Super Heroes, Rick and Morty, Craig of the Creek, the classic Hanna-Barbera library, Tom and Jerry, Scooby-Doo, Warner Bros.’ unrivaled film library, and many more.   

GKYAC’s mission is to be the premier global provider of kids, family, young adults, and classics content and brands. The group’s programming supplies unique and compelling content for HBO MAX, WarnerMedia’s direct-to-consumer platform. Uniting these award-winning networks and innovative brands helps maximize opportunities and growth potential, both as standalone businesses and as content generators, to drive and support its franchises, cross-studio initiatives as well as ratings. 

 Warner Bros. GKYAC’s content is currently distributed in 192 countries around the world and the division’s networks are in 500 million homes, delivered through more than 65 channels in 31 languages.

About Adult Swim
Adult Swim (AdultSwim.com), launched in 2001, is WarnerMedia’s #1 brand for young adults offering original and acquired animated and live-action series. Airing nightly from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. (ET/PT) on its linear channel, and also available through HBO Max, Adult Swim is basic cable's #1 network with persons 18-34 and 18-49, and is seen in 94 million U.S. homes, reaching over 40 million viewers via HBO Max.

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