The Best Episodes Of 'It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia'

There are so many funny episodes of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "Charlie's Work" the best, or is "The Gang Gets Invincible" the funniest episode of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia are, let's rank every It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia episode from best to worst.

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia on FX stars Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney, Kaitlin Olson, and Danny DeVito. The sitcom series follows the group friends who run Paddy's Pub in South Philadelphia. With season 1, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia is the longest-running live-action sitcom ever in American television (lasting longer than previous title-holder, The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet).

Vote up your favorite episodes of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, and vote down any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be painful to put one It's Always Sunny episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like. It doesn't matter if you're a believer of the D.E.N.N.I.S System, or worship at the alter of Pepe Silvia - just vote up your favorite episodes and don't be a jabroni.

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  • The Nightman Cometh
    1
    November 20, 2008
    • Season: 4
    • Episode Number: 13
    • Episode Description: With the help and support of his friends, Charlie stages a rock opera based on his song "Nightman."
  • Charlie Work
    2
    February 4, 2015
    • Season: 10
    • Episode Number: 4
    • Episode Description: Charlie's in charge when a surprise health inspection interrupts a less hygienic project; he rallies the gang together to make sure Paddy's passes the test.
  • Dennis And Dee Go On Welfare
    3
    • Season: 2
    • Episode Number: 3
    • Episode Description: Dennis and Dee quit their jobs and concoct a plan to go on welfare; Mac and Charlie suffer the consequences when Dennis and Dee quit.
    • Season: 7
    • Episode Number: 7
    • Episode Description: It's an epic battle when the gang plays one of the most twisted board games ever; Dee and Dennis face Mac, Charlie and Frank.
    • Season: 9
    • Episode Number: 3
    • Episode Description: After years of no recognition for the time spent in the bar industry, the gang tries to change its ways to please the patrons.
  • The D.E.N.N.I.S. System
    6
    November 19, 2009
    • Season: 5
    • Episode Number: 10
    • Episode Description: Dennis reveals his fool-proof system for seducing any woman to the rest of the gang, but they don't grasp the concept.
    • Season: 8
    • Episode Number: 10
    • Episode Description: Frank and Dennis each present their cases; Dee and Charlie act as lawyers; Mac serves at the judge and bailiff.
  • The Gang Gets Analyzed
    8
    November 8, 2012
    • Season: 8
    • Episode Number: 5
    • Episode Description: All go to the therapist's office to work through their mountain of issues, and Dennis' psychology is exposed as abnormal.
  • The Gang Dines Out
    9
    December 13, 2012
    • Season: 8
    • Episode Number: 9
    • Episode Description: Mac and Dennis are enjoying a private dinner at Guigino's when they spot Charlie and Frank; Dee turns up at a table for one and watches the fight.
  • Mac and Dennis Move To The Suburbs
    10
    • Season: 11
    • Episode Number: 5
    • Episode Description: Dennis and Mac head to the suburbs for cheap rent and open spaces but quickly find out that they are meant for city life.
  • The Gang Buys A Boat
    11
    September 30, 2010
    • Season: 6
    • Episode Number: 3
    • Episode Description: Mac, Charlie and Dennis use some extra income to purchase a boat; the gang sets sail on the open sea.
  • The Gang Gets Quarantined
    12
    • Season: 9
    • Episode Number: 7
    • Episode Description: The gang voluntarily quarantine themselves inside of Paddy's in an attempt to keep their singing voices pristine for an upcoming competition when a severe flu outbreak sweeps Philadelphia.
    • Season: 5
    • Episode Number: 8
    • Episode Description: When a merchandising convention comes to town, the gang tries to develop marketable products in an attempt to build the Paddy's brand.
  • The Gang Solves The Gas Crisis
    14
    • Season: 4
    • Episode Number: 2
    • Episode Description: Mac, Dennis and Charlie invest in barrels of gasoline and sell them door to door; Dee and Frank discover that Bruce plans to give money to a Muslim center.
  • The Gang Goes To The Jersey Shore
    15
    • Season: 7
    • Episode Number: 2
    • Episode Description: Dee and Dennis take the gang to their favorite childhood vacation spot; Mac, Frank and Charlie have the nights of their lives.
  • The Gang Goes To A Water Park
    16
    • Season: 12
    • Episode Number: 2
    • Episode Description: The group heads to the water park, each with an ulterior motive; Dennis takes on a protege; Frank and Charlie are determined to ride every ride; Mac and Dee get stuck in a tube slide.
  • The Gang Wrestles for the Troops
    17
    • Season: 5
    • Episode Number: 7
    • Episode Description: The gang decides to put on a wrestling show for the returning troops; Dee is surprised when the soldier she's been chatting with online is not what she expected.
  • Mac And Charlie Die: Part One
    18
    • Season: 4
    • Episode Number: 5
    • Episode Description: After Mac's father is released from prison, Mac and Charlie stage their own deaths to save their lives; Frank, Dee and Dennis find unique ways of dealing with the loss.
  • Hero or Hate Crime?
    19
    February 8, 2017
    • Season: 12
    • Episode Number: 6
    • Episode Description: The gang seeks the help of a professional arbitrator to decide which of them could be the rightful owner of a lottery ticket.
  • Frank Reynolds' Little Beauties
    20
    • Season: 7
    • Episode Number: 3
    • Episode Description: Frank accidentally gets into the child pageantry business; Dee tries to get revenge on stage mom's everywhere; Mac, Dennis and Charlie think they've found their dark horse.
    • Season: 5
    • Episode Number: 4
    • Episode Description: Dee, Dennis and Charlie plan an intervention for Frank; Mac and Frank are both interested in Aunt Donna.
  • Who Got Dee Pregnant
    22
    October 28, 2010
    • Season: 6
    • Episode Number: 7
    • Episode Description: The gang gets a real scare after Dee reveals she's pregnant, forcing the guys to recall their last hazy Halloween party to determine who might be the father.
  • The Gang Gets Invincible
    23
    September 13, 2007
    • Season: 3
    • Episode Number: 2
    • Episode Description: The Philadelphia Eagles hold open tryouts, and Mac, Dennis and Dee use the event for their personal competition.
  • Thunder Gun Express
    24
    December 1, 2011
    • Season: 7
    • Episode Number: 11
    • Episode Description: The gang puts all its effort into seeing the hottest action movie of the summer; the president visits Philadelphia.
    • Season: 3
    • Episode Number: 9
    • Episode Description: Dee starts dating a famous local rapper; Mac, Dennis, Charlie and Frank decide to start their own band.