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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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On Charlie's green army jacket on his right breast pocket there is a blue badge with wings on it. This patch is an AT or aviation electronics technician rating symbol for sailors in the Navy. It is worn on the dress uniforms and signifies your job -or rate - in the Navy. See more »

Quotes

Dennis Reynolds: How much cheese have you eaten today?
Charlie Kelly: How much cheese is too much cheese?
Dennis Reynolds: Any amount of cheese before a date is too much cheese!
Charlie Kelly: I had a lot of cheese, I had a block of cheese.
Mac: You had a block of cheese?
Charlie Kelly: I got really, really nervous I just started eating cheese
Mac: [annoyed and confused] Does that calm you down?
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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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The best 'dark comedy' on TV
22 June 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a genuinely funny show, well worth watching, and deserving of it's high ratings on this site. It's compared to South Park for a number of reasons, most notably the enthusiasm with which it tackles socially sensitive issues and assaults them with the most extremist brands of political incorrectness --- but whereas South Park always tries to tidy up it's mess and make sure the audience knows the distinction between right and wrong, this show revels in the depravity and insanity of it's sociopathy. And it works amazingly well.

Since it's a situational comedy, there's not much to say about it without giving away the goods, but the actors all work better than any cast I've seen in a long time. It really seems like half the show is improvised and that the cast is talented enough to make it work without a hitch. The first few episodes are definitely the weakest, but still stronger than just about any comedy out there.

Highly recommended.


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