It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005– )

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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 / ... (109 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 Dennis Reynolds / ... (109 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 Mac / ... (109 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 Dee Reynolds (108 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 Frank Reynolds / ... (101 episodes, 2006-2015)
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Four egocentric friends who run a neighborhood Irish pub in Philadelphia try to find their way through the adult world of work and relationships. Unfortunately, their warped views and precarious judgments often lead them to trouble, creating a myriad of uncomfortable situations that usually only get worse before they get better. Written by DesertShark25

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Each episode ends with the RCG production logo, with the actors in hoodies with a sound clip played backwards: "for playing this forward." At the end of the first-season finale "Charlie Gets Molested", the message had an echo: "Is it brown? Is it brown? Good work. Is it brown? Is it brown? Is it brown? Good work." See more »

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[repeated lines, said in no specific order]
Mac: Boom.
Dennis Reynolds: Boom.
Dee Reynolds: Boom.
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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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Pure brilliance
11 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

While I am typically not a fan of television, I can't get enough of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

As a resident of Philadelphia and one who enjoys the more scenic and luxurious aspects of life here, 'Sunny' doesn't exactly shine a great light on the city, but it IS without a doubt one of the most brilliant works of ensemble comedy I have ever seen.

It's irreverent, self-serving characters without a doubt suggest a bit of a naughty Seifeld. Yet dare I say it, it's more than that. The subtle interplay of class politics, ivy-league pomp, and south-philly street smarts go far beyond Seinfeld's tried-and-true model.


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