But we can imagine a world with a delayed season of Rick and Morty. It wasn't that long ago that a three-year gulf passed between season three and four (blame contract negotiations; co-creator Dan Harmon's perfectionism). To avoid any future elongated delays, the creators worked out a long-term deal with Adult Swim: 70 new episodes instead of a season-by-season contract negotiations.
And now season five looms with a trailer that promises hi-jinks that draw from popular culture like Hellraiser; Voltron; Transformers.
Rick and Morty season five returns on June 20, 2021.