After 10 years in Africa, and believed dead, James Delaney returns to Britain for his father’s funeral. He abandons his half-sister’s deal to sell inherited small land on the west coast of North America, knowing that its value will increase. Intending to build his own trading company in partnership with the British government and East Trading Company, he eventually enters into conflict.
Genius mad scientist Rick Sanchez takes his irritable grandson Morty Smith to surf the universe. Together, they find dangerous adventures in different dimensions of the multiverse, which cause problems with the other members of the family, and with people at school.