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
Tastes great. Less Fulfilling.
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Did You Know?
Per Rob McElhenney
, the McPoyles are named after a family he knows from growing up in Philadelphia and, while they aren't as bizarre as seen in the show, they are extremely numerous. See more
[talking about the waitress
She got a job at the fair I can probably stalk her there.
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
Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #26.33