Rick and Morty is one of the most intelligent series on television. Paired with (many) jokes about butts or balls or butts and balls, is an awareness of the deepest subject matter possible. Creators Dan Harmon (Community) and Justin Roiland (Adventure Time) draw from Nietzsche and Camus, to paint a picture of existence that most cartoons (or live-action series) simply never explore.
If there are billions of stars with potentially billions of planets in the universe, then there must be life… right? The math works out, but one dude named Fermi threw a monkeywrench in that logic in the form of a paradox. Dude was like, where are all of the aliens??