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It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia 

TV-MA | | Comedy | TV Series (2005– )
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Five friends with big egos and slightly arrogant attitudes are the proprietors of an Irish bar in Philadelphia.
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Top Rated TV #63 | Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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 Charlie Kelly (153 episodes, 2005-2019)
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 Dennis Reynolds / ... (153 episodes, 2005-2019)
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 Mac (153 episodes, 2005-2019)
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 Dee Reynolds (153 episodes, 2005-2019)
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 Frank Reynolds (146 episodes, 2006-2019)
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Five 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 myriad uncomfortable situations that usually only get worse before they get better. Written by DesertShark25

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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 »

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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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About as close to brilliant as you can get
13 October 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

There are so few television comedies that generate as much humor with generally unlikable characters, and "Sunny" probably tops the list. "Strangers With Candy" and "Absolutely Fabulous" come closest to capturing the laugh-out loud comedy it generates. Part abstract theatre, part absurdist drama, "Sunny" not only skewers every hot-button issue imaginable, but barbecues and presents it as a scrumptuous entree. And the zingers ... "Which one of you fags is my dad?" and "You might as well call it Rape Bar" are killer. Plus being a Philly boy myself, the opening montage with images of The Linc and 30th Street Station are always good for a smile. With "Drawn Together" set for its impending exit, "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" is the reigning TV king of comedy.


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