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McDonald's bringing back Szechuan sauce after Rick and Morty reference

07 October 2017, 12:15 | Erma Lawrence

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The official website of the sauce lists the McDonald's at 804 S Riverside Dr as the only Iowa franchise where fans will be able to get it.

McDonald's will also be giving away limited-edition posters celebrating all ten of their dipping sauces. "The [version of Mr.] Poopybutthole with the slightly shorter hat and McDonald's vague allusions to 'Hey, you seem like someone who likes traveling the galaxy kind of through a portal sort of thing, maybe you should have some Szechuan sauce'".

Rick and Morty reminded viewers of the sauce in a the season 3 opening episode. McDonald's announced that on October 7, 2017, the Szechuan sauce will be reintroduced to select restaurants for that day only (Knowyourmeme.com).

Customers will be informed once the number of tickets for the sauce run out, she said, and extra staff will be on hand. Haracz tweeted, including a low-key reference to another Rick and Morty episode in which a giant floating alien head demands Earth's inhabitants "show me what you got" in the form of a musical competition.

While there, fans can also pick up one of 10 limited-edition, custom screen-printed gig-style posters, each inspired by one of McDonald's dipping sauces.

"That's right, collectible art, worthy of the pop-culture status fans have given their favorite sauces", McDonald's says. "After returning with the Szechuan Sauce from the always-1998 dimension, C-1998M, we did some science and now we have a bit more sauce!" The sauce will be available dine-in only, on a first-come, first-serve basis with the purchase of McDonald's Buttermilk Crispy Tenders beginning at 2 p.m., while supplies last.

Naturally, the joke became a meme, and Mickey D's responded by literally sending the show's creators a bottle of Mulan sauce. "If anyone from McDonald's is reading this, I don't see anything wrong with what they're doing and clearly neither does their legal department".



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