On October 4, 2015, Adult Swim aired Rick and Morty episode The Wedding Squanchers as the end of the second season of the show. Rick and Morty friends shirt In the episode, the character Rick tries to escape from prison for crimes against the Milky Way Federation by hiding with his family on a planet outside their jurisdiction.
After discovering what seemed to be the ideal planet, a sun with an annoying face, it screamed continuously while moving in orbit. The next day, YouTuber Forrest Keel uploaded a clip of the screaming sun. From there appeared various remixes and photo mosaics of the screaming sun.