Rick and Morty superfans, the ones who are giving the rest of us a bad reputation, like to “joke” about how you have to be smart to understand the show while proving over and over again that they don’t understand the show.
Eh. I find that to be true about a great many things
If they're referring to that copy pasta, then polygon got it backwards; that copypasta about having a high intelligence to watch rick and morty is making fun of the fanbase, its not actually by superfans.
For those who don't know, the pasta is this