Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, various television shows have been delayed due to productions shutting down. Although this means some of our favorite shows won't be back for a while, the coronavirus lockdown is offering more time for other shows to move further ahead than scheduled. This appears to include Rick And Morty.

This week, Rick And Morty co-creator Dan Harmon confirmed that quarantine protocols are giving him a head start on season 6 of the binge-worthy show.

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Over the past few weeks, it has been released that a number of shows have been impacted by the pandemic. More recently, Ryan Murphy shared that season 10 of American Horror Story has been delayed. Along with this, Netflix series Stranger Things and The Umbrella Academy have also been impacted.

Despite the setbacks for many shows, Harmon confirmed this week that writing for Rick And Morty season 6 has already started. At the moment, the second half of season 4 is currently airing on Adult Swim. The season's first episode premiered back in November 2019 and features a number of people including Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok). Episode writing for season 5 is already happening, but nothing has been recorded as of yet.

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This week, Harmon took to social media to confirm season 6 of Rick And Morty. He shared the news in an Instagram post about a virtual table read for Community. The script he was reading was written by Rick And Morty alum Alex Rubens. In the post, Harmon also revealed that Rubens is back at Rick And Morty and is helping to write for season 6.

"One more magical thing about today," Harmon says. "The script we’re reading, 'Cooperative Polygraphy,' is by Community and Rick And Morty alum Alex Rubens, who is BACK at RaM writing on season 6."

Harmon did not reveal any further details about season 6 or when we can expect it to air. However, fans will be able to catch Rick And Morty episodes on HBO Max. Alongside South Park and the Gossip Girl reboot, all seasons of Rick And Morty will be on HBO's streaming platform. HBO Max is launching on May 27.

Are you looking forward to future Rick And Morty seasons? Let us know in the comments below!

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