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

3
192 32
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Charlie and Bird Law

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176 30
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Day Man

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200 40
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Mac's Homosexuality

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192 38
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Rickety Cricket's Spiral Into Ever-Greater Horrors

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156 36
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Charlie Work

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157 39
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Dennis and Dee's Continuing Crack Addiction

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148 43
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The Waitress's Real Name

10
133 37
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Nightcrawlers

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137 41
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Dee Is a Bird

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127 39
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Mac Being a Karate Expert

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119 36
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Green Man

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95 26
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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108 35
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Dee's Cars

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116 41
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The McPoyles and Milk

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94 29
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"What's Up, Bitches?"

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103 37
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"Goddamnit"

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96 34
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Frank's Gun

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93 33
Charlie's Disguises is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Running Jokes on It's Always Sunny
Charlie's Disguises

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88 34
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Dr. Mantis Toboggan

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107 48
Charlie Loving the Waitress is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Running Jokes on It's Always Sunny
Charlie Loving the Waitress

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89 37
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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86 36
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Mac's Real Name

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76 34
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Mac's Duster