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 (114 episodes, 2004-2015)
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 Dennis Reynolds / ... (114 episodes, 2004-2015)
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 Dee Reynolds (113 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 Frank Reynolds (106 episodes, 2006-2015)
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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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Charlie Kelly: [talking about the waitress] She got a job at the fair I can probably stalk her there.
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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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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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