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Four young friends with big egos and slightly arrogant attitudes are the proprietors of an Irish bar in Philadelphia.
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 Charlie Kelly (123 episodes, 2005-2016)
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 Dennis Reynolds (123 episodes, 2005-2016)
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 Mac (123 episodes, 2005-2016)
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 Dee Reynolds (123 episodes, 2005-2016)
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 Frank Reynolds (116 episodes, 2006-2016)
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Four average people own a pub in Philly. They always seem to get themselves in precarious positions through their stupidity and pursuit of the American Dream. They never seem to do anything right through Murphy's law. A lot of witty and dark humor, so if you are not a fan of that, then this is definitely not for you. If so, it's your dream show, with each episode giving you life scenarios dramatized and the most outrageous characters to play them. Written by unknown

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The pilot was created by four Hollywood actors (Rob McElhenney, Glenn Howerton, Charlie Day and Jordan Reid) about struggling as actors in LA. The show was initially titled, "It's Always Sunny on TV". The original, unaired pilot only cost $200 to make and was shot on a digital camera, with the actors taking turns holding the boom. It was then shopped around to different networks and was picked up by FX. They then moved the setting of the show from LA to Philadelphia and re-shot the pilot. See more »

Quotes

Dennis Reynolds: What are your dislikes?
Charlie Kelly: Peoples knees
Dennis Reynolds: Oh come on!
Mac: Bro you got be kidding ,you know what we'll make it up
Dennis Reynolds: We'll make the whole thing up
[Looks at Charlie]
Dennis Reynolds: We're not even going to use you!
Charlie Kelly: Cover you knees up if your going to be walking around everywhere.
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Crazy Credits

The show's RCH production logo (now RCG) features an image of creators/stars Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day, and Glenn Howerton wearing hoodies and sunglasses. A sound clip plays backwards over the logo. In season 1 the clip says 'You are stupid for playing this forward' when reversed; in season 2 it says 'Is it brown? Is it brown? Good work. Is it brown? Is it brown?'; in season 3 it says 'Make it brown. Make it brown. Make it brown.' each actor chanting the words. See more »

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Actually Funny
5 August 2005 | by (North Carolina, US) – See all my reviews

I've been a big fan of FX ever since my wife coerced me into watching an episode of Nip/Tuck. I then got sucked into the various other dramas like Rescue Me, 30 Days, Over There, etc.

I was a bit worried about FX trying to do comedy. I didn't think it would work out at all.

And yet, I was completely wrong. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia is a fantastic show. It's about three guys and a girl that own an Irish pub in Philly. You might be thinking that you've heard similar plot lines, but this is completely different.

The show is politically incorrect, vulgar and hilarious. The first episode deals with racism which is a pretty lofty subject to start with, but it handles it with ease.

This is by far one of the best comedies on TV. Well worth checking out.


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