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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 pub 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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Series cast summary:
Charlie Day ...  Charlie Kelly 153 episodes, 2005-2019
Glenn Howerton ...  Dennis Reynolds / ... 153 episodes, 2005-2019
Rob McElhenney ...  Mac 153 episodes, 2005-2019
Kaitlin Olson ...  Dee Reynolds 153 episodes, 2005-2019
Danny DeVito ...  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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English

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4 August 2005 (USA) See more »

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Every installment of the Gang's "Lethal Weapon" sequels involves Dennis playing Martin Riggs (with a thick Australian accent, satirizing Mel Gibson's inability to maintain a consistent American accent during the early "Lethal" movies), and Mac as Roger Murtaugh (in full, and completely offensive, blackface). The two always switch characters halfway through. Both actors perform spot-on imitations of Danny Glover's voice. See more »

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Dee Reynolds would never be able to be a surrogate without having a child of her own first. All reputable surrogacy agencies in the US require their surrogates to have had at least one full-term, live birth before becoming a surrogate. See more »

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Dennis Reynolds: [picking basketball teams] All righty. Uh... You, you, you, you, and you. Come over here.
[all the black kids go to Dennis]
Dennis Reynolds: All right. Now, the rest of you kids can go with those two losers right there.
Mac: Whoa, whoa, whoa. What the hell's going on over here?
Dennis Reynolds: I'm picking my team.
Dee Reynolds: No. No, you-you can't- you can't take all...
Dennis Reynolds: I can't pick the...?
Dee Reynolds: You can't pick all...
Dennis Reynolds: What should I not pick?
Mac: You know exactly what you've done, sir.
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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 steven-nebelSee 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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