The BEST Episodes of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 25, 2020
Four egocentric friends who run a neighborhood Irish pub in Philadelphia try to find their way through the adult world of work and relationships. Unfortunately, their warped views and precarious judgments often lead them to trouble, creating a myriad of uncomfortable situations that usually only get worse before they get better.
#1 - Charlie Work
Season 10 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 4, 2015
Charlie directs The Gang in balancing a scheme involving live chickens, steaks and airline miles with a health inspection, in a fast hectic manner.
#2 - The Nightman Cometh
Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired Nov 20, 2008
In the season finale, Charlie gets the gang to help him put together a rock opera based on his song "Nightman."
#3 - Mac Bangs Dennis' Mom
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 6, 2006
Barbara hooks up with Mac to make Frank jealous, which leads to retaliation from Dennis.
#4 - The Gang Dines Out
Season 8 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 13, 2012
Every member of The Gang has something to celebrate at Guigino's, Philly's finest eatery, but when Mac and Dennis' private dinner is interrupted by an unexpected sighting of Frank and Charlie, the in-fighting begins. Dee also turns up at a table for one, and over the course of the night, the "one-ups-manship" soars to new heights.
#5 - The Gang Gets Quarantined
Season 9 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 16, 2013
When a severe flu outbreak sweeps through Philadelphia, the gang chooses to voluntarily quarantine themselves inside of Paddy's in an attempt to keep their singing voices pristine for an upcoming singing competition.
#6 - A Very Sunny Christmas
Season 6 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 16, 2010
After years of being mistreated by Frank during the holiday season, Dennis and Dee decide to teach him a lesson. Meanwhile, Mac and Charlie reflect on their childhood Christmases, and realize that they were not as joyous and wonderful as they remembered.
#7 - Flowers for Charlie
Season 9 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 23, 2013
When an experiment successfully multiplies Charlie's intellect and takes him away from the bar, the rest of the gang find themselves struggling to complete the menial "Charlie Work" that has kept the bar running for so long.
#8 - The Gang Goes to the Jersey Shore
Season 7 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 22, 2011
Dee and Dennis take the gang to their favorite childhood vacation spot where things aren't quite how they remember. While Dee and Dennis see the seedy side of the Jersey Shore, Mac, Frank and Charlie have the nights of their lives.
#9 - Charlie and Dee Find Love
Season 8 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 1, 2012
Charlie and Dee become romantically involved with two members of a wealthy family, which arouses jealousy in Mac, Dennis, and Frank.
#10 - The Gang Tries Desperately to Win an Award
Season 9 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 18, 2013
Tired of failing to be recognized for their years of service in the bar industry, the gang changes their ways to give the patrons what they think they want.
#11 - The Gang Solves the Gas Crisis
Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 18, 2008
Charlie, Mac, and Dennis formulate a plan to take advantage of the rising gas prices. By purchasing excess amounts now, they can sell it in the future and profit. As usual, things don't go as planned. Dee is also out to make money when she learns that Bruce is going to give the family fortune to a Muslim cultural center. She and Frank try to stop him and get the cash for themselves.
#12 - Reynolds vs. Reynolds: The Cereal Defense
Season 8 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 20, 2012
Court is in session at Paddy's Pub as Frank and Dennis present their cases to the rest of the gang, resulting in a verdict that will change their lives FOREVER... but not really.
#13 - Chardee MacDennis: The Game of Games
Season 7 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 27, 2011
The gang plays the most twisted board game ever. Dee and Dennis face Mac, Charlie and Frank.
#14 - The Gang Saves the Day
Season 9 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 9, 2013
When a routine trip to a convenience store places the gang in the middle of an armed robbery, each of them is forced to explore how they react in extreme situations.
#15 - The Gang's Revenge (2)
Season 7 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 15, 2011
The gang come up with a new plan to buff their tarnished high-school reputations at their reunion.
#16 - The Gang Gets Analyzed
Season 8 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 8, 2012
The Gang gets Freudian as they step into the therapist's office to work through their mountain of issues, but when Dennis thinks he has everyone figured out, the shrink turns the tables on him and exposes the insanity in his unique brand of pop psychology.
#17 - The Gang Broke Dee
Season 9 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 4, 2013
Dee starts to embrace the desperate, self-loathing qualities the guys have beaten into her over the years, sending her stand-up comedy career to unexpected places.
#18 - The Gang Goes to a Water Park
Season 12 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 11, 2017
The gang takes a trip to a local water park, ripe with personal agendas and ulterior motives. Dennis feeds off his mantra of "the park provides" and takes on a protégé. Frank and Charlie are determined to ride every ride by any means necessary and Mac and Dee get stuck in a tube slide for most of the day.
#19 - Mac & Dennis Move to the Suburbs
Season 11 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 3, 2016
Mac and Dennis move to the suburbs for cheaper rent but find it hard to adjust.
#20 - Thunder Gun Express
Season 7 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 1, 2011
Traffic problems as a result of the President's visit to Philadelphia makes it difficult for the gang to see the summer's biggest film, "Thunder Gun Express".
#21 - Dee Reynolds: Shaping America's Youth
Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 11, 2010
Motivated by the drama teacher who inspired her, Dee takes a job as a substitute teacher, and exposes her students to the culture of Paddy's with a field trip to see the Gang's take on the Lethal Weapon series: Lethal Weapon 5.
#22 - The Maureen Ponderosa Wedding Massacre
Season 8 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 25, 2012
The gang make a disturbing discovery after crashing Maureen's wedding.
#23 - Frank's Pretty Woman
Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 15, 2011
With Frank intent on marrying a prostitute, The Gang tries to make the best of it by attempting an image makeover to uncover the heart of gold that exists deep inside Frank’s “pretty woman.”
#24 - Mac Day
Season 9 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 2, 2013
Everyone in the gang gets a day to do what they want while everyone else in the gang must participate willingly. This is Mac's Day... and its got twice the "Mac".
#25 - Charlie's Mom Has Cancer
Season 8 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 15, 2012
Mac, Charlie and Dee struggle with their faith as Charlie's mom fights cancer. Meanwhile, Frank loses his memory amidst a search for buried treasure.