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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188 30
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Dennis Being a Sociopath

3
179 31
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Charlie and Bird Law

4
190 37
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Mac's Homosexuality

5
179 36
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Rickety Cricket's Spiral Into Ever-Greater Horrors

6
158 29
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Day Man

7
146 34
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Charlie Work

8
147 37
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Dennis and Dee's Continuing Crack Addiction

9
127 33
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Nightcrawlers

10
141 41
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The Waitress's Real Name

11
130 38
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Dee Is a Bird

12
117 36
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Mac Being a Karate Expert

13
108 34
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Green Man

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88 22
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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107 37
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The McPoyles and Milk

16
100 33
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Dee's Cars

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86 26
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"What's Up, Bitches?"

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95 34
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"Goddamnit"

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89 31
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Frank's Gun

20
87 31
Charlie's Disguises is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Running Jokes on It's Always Sunny
Charlie's Disguises

21
102 43
Charlie Loving the Waitress is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Running Jokes on It's Always Sunny
Charlie Loving the Waitress

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83 31
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Dr. Mantis Toboggan

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84 33
Frank's Toe Knife is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Running Jokes on It's Always Sunny
Christopher Kaphaem added Frank's Toe Knife

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80 34
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Mac's Real Name

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71 30
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Mac's Duster

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79 40
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Dee's Gagging

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73 37
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"Hey Oh!"

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66 33
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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59 34
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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51 36
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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47 45
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Frank's Vietnam Obsession

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6 5
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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25 31
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