It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia is an American television show. It was first premiered on FX TV channel on August 4th 2005. The latest episodes of the show are aired on FX and repeat telecast of the episode is played on Comedy Central. It is also broadcasted on broadcast syndication and WGN America. Rob McElhenny, Glenn Howerton and Charlie Day are the creator, developer and producer of this show. Charlie Day is also playing a character in this show. This series is about a group of friends who are obsessed about themselves and are running Paddy’s Pub. Paddy’s Pub is comparatively an Irish Bar in south Philadelphia. There pub is comparatively an unsuccessful pub in South Philadelphia.
The plot of this show was constructed around five people who consider themselves as underachievers. Two of them are twins namely Dennis Reynolds and Deandra Dee Reynolds. They have three friends Charlie Kelly, Ronald McDonald and Frank Reynolds. Frank Reynolds is not only their friend but he is father of the twins. As story unfolds, audience come to know that Frank Reynolds is not biological father of the twins. All of are greedy, selfish, lazy, dishonest, can’t be trusted, lack of maturity and very arrogant. In most of the episodes you can see them planning conspiracy against each other or just for entertainment. These conspiracies lead to downfall of them which produces entertainment for the audience. They are not united and can easily be broken by others. Despite their consistent failures they maintain reputation in the society. They are shameless and keep on putting effort to get what they are wishing for and generally engage themselves in activities which lead to their own humiliation and result in frustration.
It’s Always sunny in Philadelphia has a rating of TV-MA. The reason behind this rating is style of language used in the show, sexual content displayed, and racial epithets which is occasional, and reference of drug which is not good for teenagers.
The character of Dennis Reynolds is played by Glenn Howerton. Character of Dennis is a sociopathic more than other characters in the show. He is selfish and vain.
Deandra is brother of Dennis. Character of Deandra is played by Kaitlin. She is Dennis twin sister. She is bartender at her pub and leading actress of this show. The whole gang keeps making her realize that no one likes or respect her and they will not include her in their plans and schemes. Her dream is to become a successful actress.
Kelly’s childhood friend is Ronald McDonald aka Mac. The character of Mac is played by Rob McElhenny. He is also school friend of Dennis and later on they become roommate. He is also co-owner of their Pub. He show off about his combat skills but lacks any real skill or athletic balance in his body.
First season consisted of only seven episodes with the final episode of the season telecasted on September 13th 2005. After seeing the popularity of the show among the audience, FX networks renewed the show without giving another thought to the decision. FOX networks removed this show because of a complaint filed by one of its viewers about the objectionable content shown. Its broadcast was stopped till 2011. It has seven seasons so far, and FX has renewed it once again for two more seasons and eighth and ninth season will be broadcast in the year 2013.