McDonald's to bring back Szechuan sauce due to popular demand

McDonald's to bring back Szechuan sauce due to popular demand

McDonald's to bring back Szechuan sauce due to popular demand

It's an obsession for mad scientist Rick Sanchez on the show.

McDonald's responded to a tweet and hinted that the Szechuan sauce could make a comeback later on.

While we sympathize with the fans who waited in line for hours and left empty-handed, this entire debacle has left a black eye on Rick and Morty's collective fandom. The szechuan dipping sauce and special posters were gone in a flash.

It said it recognised supplying only a handful of restaurants was "not cool" and that the sauce would be coming back "this winter".

But the chain failed to anticipate the high demand - despite the Szechuan-sauce episode topping 11 million viewers. Each location only had a limited amount of the sauce. Soon, #RickAndMorty and #SzechuanSauce were trending on Twitter. The small packets of the sauce were available on eBay for $25 or more. "It's a great moment for McDonald's and our fans that I'm definitely not taking for granite". Others posted photos of themselves eating chicken nuggets and tenders at competing fast-food places.

McDonald's also promises to have the sauce available at more restaurants next time around.

It's not every day that a cartoon series is blamed for causing adults to storm a restaurant chain demanding a product that has been out of stock for two decades. And all McDonald's had to do was mix a few batches of their barbecue sauce with sweet and sour.

"This was not a promotion from Adult Swim or anyone officially connected to Rick and Morty", a spokesperson for the network told THR.

McDonald's offered the rare condiment from the 1990's on Saturday after pleas from the creators of the popular show, "Rick and Morty".

The result was staggering with fans of the show driving across the Canadian border just for a taste of the sauce. I want that Mulan McNugget Sauce. Hopefully the showrunners will be careful with this newfound power they have to dictate pop-culture trends.

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