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The Gang Saves the Day 

While making a beer run at a local convenience store, the gang witnesses a robbery taking place and each one comes up with a scenario that will save the day and render them heroes.


Daniel Attias (as Dan Attias)


Rob McElhenney (developer), Glenn Howerton (developer) | 3 more credits »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Charlie Day ... Charlie Kelly
Glenn Howerton ... Dennis Reynolds
Rob McElhenney ... Mac
Kaitlin Olson ... Dee Reynolds
Danny DeVito ... Frank Reynolds
Josh Groban ... Josh Groban
Mary Elizabeth Ellis ... Waitress
Jessica Collins ... Jackie Denardo
Peter Mackenzie ... Doctor
T.J. Hoban ... Angel / Rex
Raymond Lee ... Cashier
Seth Ayott ... Gunman
Brian Fong Brian Fong ... Old Asian Man
Justin Lopez Justin Lopez ... God
April Scott ... Glenda the Gorgeous Gunman


When the gang involuntarily is in a convenience store when it is getting robbed, each member all have visions of what would happen if they saved the day. Including saving the store with kick ass karate skills, eating hot dogs while the rest of the gang dies, marrying the waitress, getting injured and having Jackie Denardo as your doctor, and becoming a movie star. Written by James Hake

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The mansion in Dee's part is the same used in Columbo s5 ep1 'Forgotten Lady' See more »


At the very end of the episode, when the gang decides to "loot" the store while the robbery is taking place Charlie gathers some items and runs for the door first. Charlie is not quite to the door when it swings open on its own. The door is clearly not an automatic door either. See more »


Doctor: She's lucky to be alive. She broke her arm, few ribs, punctured a lung, shattered her pelvis, compound fractures in both legs.
Dennis Reynolds: Her breasts?
Doctor: Excuse me?
Dennis Reynolds: What about her breasts?
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Spoofs RoboCop (1987) See more »


Walking on Sunshine
Written by Kimberley Rew
Performed by Katrina & The Waves'
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Another Great Episode
26 September 2020 | by dragonbornaltairSee all my reviews

It reminded me of an episode in Community series when Jeff throughs a dice and different scenarios happen in different realities

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9 October 2013 (USA) See more »

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1.78 : 1 / (high definition)
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