Earlier this week, "Rick and Morty" creator Dan Harmon had an interview with Entertainment Weekly where they discussed several topics - including rejected ideas and the increasingly serialized storyline of the past season - but the most interesting thing they discussed was Season 4, which Dan Harmon confirmed was coming. and with more than the ten episodes that Season 3 has. Season 3, of course, was delayed for nearly two years - something Harmon confirmed was his fault at Sundance back in January.

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"Rick and Morty" Season 3 has brought a new depth to the show, as the season has focused less on the adventures of Rick and Morty and more on the relationship between Rick and the entire Smith family. Keeping all this in mind, what are some things we can look forward to in "Rick and Morty" Season 4?

Note: Spoilers below:

Evil Morty and the Citadel of Ricks

We were first introduced to Evil Morty way back in the 10th episode of Season 1, "Close Rick-counters of the Rick Kind." It introduced the Citadel of Ricks, a secret organization of thousands of Ricks from different universes banding together to hide from the government.

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Evil Morty disappeared at the end of "Close Rick-counters" and was only mentioned again recently when he becomes president of the Citadel in the 7th episode of Season 3, "The Ricklantis Mixup."

The episode only scratched the surface of the power wielded by Evil Morty, but he's clearly dangerous. After all, he was able to beat his Rick on his own, and now he's in charge of thousands of the smartest person in the universe.

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Much of his character is a mystery - while there is an infinite number of Mortys, what made this Morty so evil? How did he become so smart? His origins are totally unknown, as are his motives no that he's in charge. Hopefully, we'll see Evil Morty return in Season 4, if not sooner.

Jerry's and Beth's marriage

Season 3's first episode, "The Rickshank Rickdemption," kicked off the season with a bang.

It gave us an Earth that was under control of the Galactic Federation, Rick's brilliant escape and subsequent destruction of the Council of Ricks, the toppling of said Galactic Federation and, most importantly, Beth decided to divorce Jerry when forced to choose between him and Rick. A couple of episodes this season have focused on the fallout of the divorce; Beth and Jerry have each had one, and Summer and Morty shared their episode in a Mad Max-like world.

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It's possible that this story will be wrapped up in Sunday's finale, but it's highly unlikely. The impact of their marriage will have far-reaching effects on the story. It is very possible that Beth will divorce Jerry and remarry. After all, in "Mortynight Run," the second episode of Season 2, Rick and Morty leave Jerry at Jerryboree, a daycare for Ricks to leave their Jerrys. While there he comes across a stranger, and he tells Jerry that, in some of the infinite universes, Beth will leave Jerry and remarry. This could possibly foreshadow what is going to happen in the next season with Beth starting to date again and creating new tension in the family.

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Morty and Summer Growing Up

Beth and Jerry aren't the only people affected by Rick in their lives. While they've coped with the divorce, Rick's influence has affected them both. This is shown quite clearly in Season 3, Episode 5: "The Whirly Dirly Conspiracy." While Rick and Jerry are off-world, Summer is having body issues and tries to use one of Rick's devices to enlarge her breasts, which ends up making her body disproportionate. Beth tries to fix Summer, ending up making her gigantic and inside out. The fact that Summer was able to make the device work shows a marked increase in intelligence from the stereotypical teen girl we were introduced to in the beginning.

Morty also figures out how to use the device, but at the end of the episode, it's revealed that he used it to disfigure Ethan, the boy who gave Summer the body issues in the first place. This shows a crueler side of Morty - a Rickier side. It's unlikely that Morty would have become like this without Rick's influence, and the same is true of the newer, intelligent Summer who's taking more and more of an interest in Rick's work. It's going to be interesting to see how they keep growing as they interact with Rick in a new season with more episodes.

Season 3 is almost over

This Sunday, "The Rickchurian Mortydate," the 10th and final episode of Season 3, will air. Despite a seemingly endless number of delays and four fewer episodes than we were supposed to get, Season 3 of "Rick and Morty" has been nothing short of spectacular. The season has introduced plenty of plot threads that can't be tied up with this lone episode, leaving us with plenty to look forward to in the next season. Hopefully, this time it won't take quite as long.

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