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The Funniest Running Jokes on It's Always Sunny

Updated January 11, 2020 6.4k votes 704 voters 11.6k views41 items

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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    29

    Charlie's Illiteracy

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    246
    40

    Rickety Cricket's Spiral Into Ever-Greater Horrors

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    237
    37

    Charlie and Bird Law

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    242
    45

    Mac's Homosexuality

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    209
    36

    Day Man

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    195
    32

    Charlie Work

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    201
    42

    The Waitress's Real Name

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    192
    47

    Dennis and Dee's Continuing Crack Addiction

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    163
    36

    Nightcrawlers

  • 10
    254
    86

    Dennis Being a Sociopath

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    176
    45

    Dee Is a Bird

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    144
    31

    Rum Ham!

  • 13
    155
    39

    Mac Being a Karate Expert

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    144
    41

    The McPoyles and Milk

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    122
    29

    "What's Up, Bitches?"

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    138
    41

    Green Man

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    129
    37

    Dee's Cars

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    109
    34

    Frank's Toe Knife

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    98
    34

    Charlie's Disguises

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    94
    35

    Mac's Real Name

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    90
    41

    Dee's Gagging

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    127
    86

    "Goddamnit"

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    114
    75

    Dr. Mantis Toboggan

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    113
    75

    Frank's Gun

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    28
    0

    Because of the Implication