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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 #69 | Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 4 wins & 9 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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Official Sites:

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English

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4 August 2005 (USA) See more »

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It's Always Sunny on TV See more »

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Was almost cancelled after its first season, but renewed at the last minute when FX executives decided to give it room to grow. It has gone from the brink of cancellation, to being one of the highest rated and most popular shows on FX, and when the fourteenth scheduled season ends, it will be tied for longest running live-action American comedy series. 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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Jackie: What is it that you do again?
Charlie Kelly: I'm like a janitor at- um, I'm a... full-on rapist, you know? Uh, Africans, dyslexics, children, that sorta thing.
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Crazy Credits

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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About as close to brilliant as you can get
13 October 2007 | by njstorm1See all my reviews

There are so few television comedies that generate as much humor with generally unlikable characters, and "Sunny" probably tops the list. "Strangers With Candy" and "Absolutely Fabulous" come closest to capturing the laugh-out loud comedy it generates. Part abstract theatre, part absurdist drama, "Sunny" not only skewers every hot-button issue imaginable, but barbecues and presents it as a scrumptuous entree. And the zingers ... "Which one of you fags is my dad?" and "You might as well call it Rape Bar" are killer. Plus being a Philly boy myself, the opening montage with images of The Linc and 30th Street Station are always good for a smile. With "Drawn Together" set for its impending exit, "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" is the reigning TV king of comedy.


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