Jokes The Funniest Running Jokes on It's Always Sunny  

Stephen Tompkins
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With over 10 seasons on the books, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, has established itself as one of the mainstays of modern comedy. Over those double digit seasons, IASiP has some of the funniest and lasting running gags and running jokes on television.

Take for instance Charlie's illiteracy; it could have easily been a one-off joke, but the gang has stretched it over the course of every season, and it's still as funny now as it was the first time it came up. There are plenty more running gags from the Sunny writers where that came from, so take a moment to vote up your favorite It's Always Sunny running jokes below!

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Charlie's Illiteracy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Running Jokes on It's Always Sunny
Charlie's Illiteracy

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Dennis Being a Sociopath

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Charlie and Bird Law

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Mac's Homosexuality

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Rickety Cricket's Spiral Into Ever-Greater Horrors

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Day Man

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Charlie Work

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Dennis and Dee's Continuing Crack Addiction

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Nightcrawlers

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The Waitress's Real Name

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Dee Is a Bird

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Mac Being a Karate Expert

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Green Man

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Rum Ham! is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Running Jokes on It's Always Sunny
Muhammed Hussein added Rum Ham!

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The McPoyles and Milk

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Dee's Cars

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"What's Up, Bitches?"

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"Goddamnit"

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Charlie's Disguises is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Running Jokes on It's Always Sunny
Charlie's Disguises

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Charlie Loving the Waitress is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Running Jokes on It's Always Sunny
Charlie Loving the Waitress

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Frank's Gun

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Frank's Toe Knife is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Running Jokes on It's Always Sunny
Christopher Kaphaem added Frank's Toe Knife

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Dr. Mantis Toboggan

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Mac's Real Name

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Mac's Duster

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Dee's Gagging

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"Hey Oh!"

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Mac: Man of Many Shirts is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Funniest Running Jokes on It's Always Sunny
Mac: Man of Many Shirts

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The Videotape is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Funniest Running Jokes on It's Always Sunny
The Videotape

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Frank's Hair is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Funniest Running Jokes on It's Always Sunny
Frank's Hair

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Frank's Vietnam Obsession

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The Gang Gets Racist is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Funniest Running Jokes on It's Always Sunny
James Sikora added The Gang Gets Racist

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The Gang Has Add is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Funniest Running Jokes on It's Always Sunny
Muhammed Hussein added The Gang Has Add