It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia is a show about horrible people, Mac stands out. Not necessarily because he's any worse than anyone else in the gang, but because he so oblivious. Aside from his own "ingenious" ideas, the single biggest sign of his cluelessness, naivety, and sheer denial is the fact that he's gay and doesn't even realize it. Or at least he frequently says or does things that strongly imply that this Philly alpha male is, in fact, latently homosexual.
So here's a list of some of Mac's most memorable unintentionally gay moments throughout the run of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. Mac's true sexuality isn't an issue with his friends or with the culture at large, but it does appear to be an issue with Mac himself.So without any further ado, here are Mac's most unintentionally gay moments throughout the history of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia! And for more insight on Mac's psychology, check out a list of his funniest t-shirts.
Season 8, Episode 5: "The Gang Gets Analyzed"During Mac's individual session with a therapist, he accused the psychiatrist of leaving a pen in front of him because it looked like a penis. This, Mac believed, was the shrink's way of telling him that he was gay. Mac flatly denied this, but undercut his case by unconsciously popping the pen into his mouth later.
Season 4, Episode 13: "The Nightman Cometh"During the rehearsals for Charlie's musical opus, it was clear Mac might have a bit of a homosexual side in himself when he took his rape scene with Dennis a little too far.
Season 8, Episode 2: "The Gang Recycles Their Trash"When the gang are celebrating at the end of this episode, Mac has a blink-and-you'll-miss-it moment when he tries to kiss Dennis without telling his friend.
Season 9, Episode 5: "Mac Day"It was only when the gang met Mac's stronger, cooler, openly gay cousin that they finally realized that Mac is completely in denial. Here, they declared to themselves that their dear friend was gay. Even if he didn't realize it.