How to watch Rick and Morty season 4 online

Rick and Morty season 4 will premiere on Sunday, November 10 at 11:30 PM EST (8:30 PM PST / 4 AM GMT) on Adult Swim. If you’re abroad (outside the US), you’ll need a Virtual Private Network (VPN) in order to watch online. That’s because Adult Swim is region-locked and only available in the US. Try to live stream a full episode and the following message is displayed:

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We’re only recommending official sources to watch Rick and Morty season 4 online. While you may find unlicensed streams, they’re generally not worth your time or effort. One reason for this is that unauthorized sources can be taken offline for copyright infringement. Combine this with inferior resolution, lots of lag, and long buffering times and it becomes clear that this method will most likely cause you to miss out on some of Rick and Morty season 4.

Rick and Morty season 4 will only be shown on region-locked platforms. As such, you’ll need to connect to a VPN in order to live stream episodes from abroad.

How to watch Rick and Morty season 4 online with a VPN

Here we’ll take you through what you’ll need to do in order to watch Rick and Morty season 4 online from abroad. Even if you’ve never used a VPN before it couldn’t be easier to set up.

Here’s how to watch Rick and Morty season 4 online from anywhere:

  1. Sign up with a VPN service. We recommend ExpressVPN. However, CyberGhost and NordVPN are two great value alternatives that also unblock Adult Swim.
  2. Download and install the appropriate VPN app (or browser extension) for your device.
  3. Open the VPN app and connect to a server in the US. This will provide you with a US IP address that allows you to unblock Adult Swim from anywhere in the world.
  4. Go to Adult Swim and sign in by entering the login details associated with your cable TV account.
  5. Select a full episode or the live simulcast; it should now be available to watch. If the content is still blocked, try clearing your browser’s cache and cookies.

Testing your VPN with Adult Swim in advance of the Rick and Morty season 4 premiere helps avoid any last-minute hiccups. It also gives you enough time to contact your VPN’s customer support for further guidance should you need it.

How to watch Rick and Morty season 4 on US TV

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You can watch Rick and Morty season 4 on Adult Swim by using your US cable TV subscription. Simply sign in using your TV provider login details to watch live content and full episodes. Note that even if you have cable TV, you’ll still need a VPN in order to watch from outside the US. The reason for this is that Adult Swim is geo-blocked which means you’ll need a US IP address in order to unblock it.

The good news is that you can also watch Adult Swim without cable. All you need to do is sign up with one of the following streaming services: AT&T TV (from $59.99 USD/month), FuboTV ($54.99/month), Hulu with Live TV ($44.99/month), Sling TV ($25/month), and YouTube TV ($49.99/month). Note that while you can also live stream Adult Swim on PlayStation Vue, the service will be shutting down in January 2020. One further option is to purchase season 4 via Amazon Prime Video ($22.99).

With a VPN, you can live stream Rick and Morty season 4 online from anywhere. ExpressVPN comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee. This means you can try it out risk-free and claim a full refund in the 30-day period if you’re not satisfied.

Where else can I watch Rick and Morty season 4 online?

As is often the case with US productions, most of the options for watching Rick and Morty season 4 online are available in the US. However, season 4 will also air in the UK and Australia:


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Rick and Morty will make its debut on Channel 4 in the UK, allowing you to watch it for free. While no broadcast date has been announced as yet, it’s expected to be not too long after the Adult Swim broadcast on November 10. Previous seasons had been released on Netflix UK but this will not be the case with season 4 (though it will be available on Netflix Australia).

To watch Channel 4 online, you’ll need to sign up for a free account. Aside from providing your email address and creating a secure password, you’ll be asked for your name, date of birth, gender, and address. Note that any UK postcode is accepted.

Channel 4 content is geo-restricted and only available in the UK. You can watch it abroad by obtaining a UK IP address via a VPN.


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Netflix Australia will broadcast Rick and Morty season 4. However, it’s not yet known when the episodes will be made available. Netflix is known to have strict anti-VPN measures, making it particularly difficult to unblock. However, you can watch Netflix abroad by using one of the best VPNs for Netflix to get an Australian IP address. Netflix Australia plans start from $9.99 AUD per month and they also come with a 30-day free trial.

What can we expect from Rick and Morty season 4?

It has been two years since the conclusion of Rick and Morty season 3, but the first half of season 4 will finally air in November and December 2019. There will be a total of 10 episodes with Adult Swim revealing episode titles including ‘Edge of Tomorty: Rick Die Rickpeat’ and ‘Rattlestar Ricklactica’. The final five episodes of season 4 are likely to air in early 2020, though no date has been announced as yet.

The Rick and Morty season 4 trailer doesn’t give away much but does hint at some of the adventures to come. In particular, Morty appears to get a dragon while we also see the return of Meeseeks and Mr. Poopybutthole. A clip released during the San Diego Comic-Con sees Taika Waititi voicing a small purple alien called Glootie.

Which cast members are returning for Rick and Morty season 4?

All of the key cast members are expected to return. This includes Justin Roiland as characters Rick and Morty, Chris Parnell as Jerry, Spencer Grammer as Summer, and Sarah Chalke as Beth. As in previous seasons, there’ll be plenty of guest stars voicing characters. Indeed, season 4 is set to feature Paul Giamatti, Kathleen Turner, Sam Neill, and Taika Waititi.