"It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia"
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Suggested Rating: Rated R for crude and sexual content throughout, strong language, non stop drug/alcohol use, and comic violence

In 301, Dennis has sexual intercourse with a woman. Most of it is off-screen.

Nudity shown is limited to bare buttocks, but is extremely infrequent. The only episodes featuring nudity are 4.10 6.13 7.02 and 9.08

Prostitution is recurring subject matter in the show, usually played for dark comedy. Only talked about, never shown. Not graphic

In "the gang makes lethal weapon 6" we see bare breasts at a strip club. Male rear nudity is also shown for an extensive period of time.

in "Dee Reynolds: Shaping America's Youth" we briefly see frank having anal sex with a woman

In "franks brother" there are two graphic sex scenes with no nudity

In "Underage Drinking: A National Concern" we breifly see a dildo

In "The D.E.N.N.I.S. System" there is a brief sex scene between dennis and a girl. very offensive episode

In "The Gang Goes to the Jersey Shore" we see two homeless man have graphic anal sex

In "Thunder Gun Express" Dennis gets a handjob

In "The Gang Tries Desperately to Win an Award" artemis is seen putting a bottle in franks ass

In "Bums: Making a Mess All Over the City" we graphically see a homeless man masterbating

there are plenty of graphic sexual references throughout the show


Characters have been in many scuffles. Not graphic

There is a recurring character named Rickety Cricket that has a new injury or scar each time he is shown.

Occasional graphic violence, but extremely rare and typically portrayed with a surreal, comical tone.


Frequent profanity, although it is limited in words used.

"Shit", "bitch", and "asshole" are often said in every episode, as well as religious profanities such as "Jesus Christ!" and "goddamn."

Stronger profanity such as "cock", "cocksucker", "pussy", and "cum" have been said uncensored. The word "fuck" has been sparingly used (more often in later seasons), but is bleeped when said.

In the Christmas episode fuck is used 15 times in one scene.


In every episode the characters drink very heavily.

The 5 main characters are alcoholics

Drugs are featured in almost every episode some examples of these scenes include:

Frank smoking weed from a bong

Charlie huffing glue

Frank dropping acid

Dennis droping acid

Dennis drops ecstasy in 308.

a side character Bill ponderosa is alcoholic and a drug addict we see him snort cocaine and drink heavily and in one episode he puts meth acid and cocaine in milk served at a wedding

Dee and Dennis smoking crack

Dee and Dennis smoking pcp

Frank snorting cocaine

There is way more drug use but these are some examples of the type of drug use in the show


The characters very often show a high level of cruelty to one another. While it's nothing too bad, it may be emotional as they include references to things that may make viewers feel uncomfortable. All of this is done in comedic style however.

Every member of the gang is a depraved egomaniac who constantly insult each other and them around them via their arguments or plans/schemes. Many of these plans involve some level of exploitation and some touch on issues in the news at the time. These issues are often dealt with by the characters with a level of insult and arrogance, but almost all of it is satirical and makes a point about the issue.


Australia:M (Season 1, 2, 3, 5) / Australia:MA15+ (Season 4 & 6) / Australia:M (some episodes) / Australia:MA15+ (some episodes) / Hungary:16 / Netherlands:6 / Singapore:PG13 (edited TV version) / Singapore:NC-16 (season 5) / Singapore:M18 (seasons 1-4) (season 6) / USA:TV-MA

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