Rick & Morty may be on hiatus right now (and who knows for how long?), but the show’s creators are here to give fans a little something to tide them over with a new short starring Mr. Poopybutthole. The perpetually upbeat, yellowish sausage-person with a fancy hat was first introduced after being blasted in the chest with a laser gun by Beth who assumed him the result of a nasty parasite and has gone on to be a fixture in series through post-credits sequences, like the one season 3 ended on. That sequence showed Mr. Poopybutthole at home with his wife and young child, wondering aloud when Rick & Morty would be back – a common concern for everyone involved – and it’s the basis for the new short.

While Rick Sanchez and his increasingly fed-up grandson Morty are nowhere to be seen here, the Rick & Morty crew have delivered an Easter egg-riddled short with ‘The Poop In My Pants’ – which is a title that definitely requires some context if you’re ever going to be sharing the video with friends. Titles as potentially embarrassing public declarations aside, the video is actually a charming and strangely affecting look at the life of Mr. Poopybutthole and his growing family.

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There’s not a whole lot to it – it’s mostly just a series of still photos set to music intended to be to be heartfelt and emotional – but at just about two-and-a-half minutes, the short manages to have plenty of Rick & Morty callbacks buried in the happy moments and milestones for the whole Poopybutthole family. As it turns out, Mr. and Mrs. Poopybutthole (once you start typing that name it’s kind of difficult to stop) are high school sweethearts, and the broad strokes of their romance are detailed here, up to and including the birth of their child.

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The video raises plenty of questions, too, like just how often were the Poopybuttholes in the background of one of Rick’s adventures, and, perhaps most importantly: is the top hat actually a part of their species’ biology? Unless there’s a hat manufacturer who caters to the hat-wearing needs of fetuses, there’s a good chance it is. That’s probably overthinking Rick & Morty too much, but it still feels like a better way to spend some time than publicly freaking out over McNugget dipping sauce.

If anything, the short video here is a great example of what the show can do to maintain its audience during the interminably long wait between seasons. Should the Rick and Morty team produce a steady stream of content like this, perhaps that’ll save everyone from having to answer questions about the next season so they can spend their time making it.

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Rick and Morty is available to stream on Hulu.

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