What does Wubba Lubba Dub Dub mean?

A catchphrase from the Adult Swim show "Rick and Morty". The titular, scientist character Rick employs the expression as a zinger throughout the series after his many quips and remarks. A character, Birdperson, reveals in later episodes that the term actually means "I am in great pain, please help me." in their native tongue; this revelation indicates that Rick is actually using it as a cry for help.

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Other definitions of Wubba Lubba Dub Dub:

  • The catchphrase of Rick Sanchez of Adult Swim's "Rick and Morty". Seemingly nonsensical, a character in late season one reveals the phrase actually translates to "I am in great pain, please help me." in their alien language. The show's writers, Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon, created the phrase when attempting to make fun of, as they call it, dumb catchphrases.

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Wubba Lubba Dub Dub:

  • Rick: "What, it just has a mop and some floor wax in it... WUBBA LUBBA DUB DUB!"

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