McDonald’s Rick And Morty-inspired Schezuan sauce promotion ended with out anyone seeming like they actually obtained what they wished out of it: McDonald’s got here off like out-of-touch, withholding monsters for underestimating how badly folks could be craving the promotional sauce. Rick And Morty looked bad by association. And none of the particular individuals within the occasion—each the followers who lined up for blocks solely to be denied their treasured condiments, and the minimum-wage staff who needed to area indignant calls for from folks shouting “Wubba-lubba-dub-dub” of their faces for a strong Saturday—appeared to have a lot enjoyable.
The day’s occasions do appear to have at least one winner, although: Michigan resident Rachel Marie, who apparently managed to commerce a uncommon packet of the Szechuan sauce for an precise, working automotive. According to The Drive, Marie initially went on Fb together with her prize, trying to offload it in change for some collectible pins; as an alternative, some sauce-loving maniac provided her a 2004 Volkswagen GTI. Quicker than you’ll be able to say, “Oh god, Rick would hate this,” she snatched up the commerce, netting a brand new used automotive, whereas the automotive’s former proprietor obtained the nice and cozy satisfaction of figuring out they’ve now grow to be a brand new milestone within the fields of obsessive, doubtlessly poisonous fandom. (In the meantime, McDonald’s has mentioned it’s bringing the sauce back, a while quickly, so all of the food-goo profiteers on the market had higher remember to put together their storage or driveway for all the brand new wheels they’ll definitely quickly be bringing dwelling.)