You might say, “Of course Einstein came first. Rick is inspired by Einstein and later Doc Brown.” But when you think about it, do we really know who came first? Perhaps Rick traveled back in time to inspire Einstein, which, in turn, is now once again inspiring Rick. Pretty meta, right?
Luckily, we don’t have to figure it out (we’ll leave that for the geniuses in this world), but it’s fun to talk about, right? And either way, here’s a great Rick and Morty Rick + Einstein t-shirt that you’ll want to add to your wardrobe.