Rick and Morty Season 3 Meets Alien: Covenant in Weird Crossover

Watch Rick defeat a face hugger with the power of substance abuse in this bizarre Rick and Morty promo.

Adult Swim just put out a Rick and Morty based promo for Alien: Covenant that is really just a funny new Rick and Morty scene. There’s a face hugger in it but no actual footage of the film. In fact, I’d say it promotes drug and alcohol abuse more than it does Alien: Covenant.

Anyway, it’s funny. Check it out:

You heard ‘em, kids! Drinking drugs and alcohol is good for you! 

This is definitely something sponsored by 20th Century Fox, because you can see the “paid” tag on that Facebook post.

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This definitely falls under the “weird marketing” category, and it’s not even the weirdest thing the studio has done to try and sell the franchise in its increasingly long history. We wrote more about that stuff here.

Also, go see that Alien movie, I guess, hey, whatever. Or don’t.

And while we have your attention, we calculated all the jokes per minute in Rick and Morty Season 3 Episode 1…

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