It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

The WORST episodes of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Every episode of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia!

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.

Last Updated: 8/14/2022Network: FXX
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The Gang Beats Boggs: Ladies Reboot
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7.18
951 votes

#1 - The Gang Beats Boggs: Ladies Reboot

Season 13 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/19/2018

To one-up the guys, Dee has organized an "all-female reboot" of the Wade Boggs challenge on a first-of-its-kind, all-female flight headed to L.A. for the women's march.

Directors: Kat Coiro
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Charlie's Home Alone
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7.27
850 votes

#2 - Charlie's Home Alone

Season 13 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/24/2018

It's the weekend of Super Bowl LII from Charlie's perspective. While Charlie searches the back office, Cricket steals the suit leaving Charlie home alone to defend himself.

Directors: Kat Coiro
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The Gang Cracks the Liberty Bell
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7.28
1510 votes

#3 - The Gang Cracks the Liberty Bell

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 11/6/2008

The gang fudge history by claiming that Paddy's Pub was responsible for cracking the Liberty Bell in an attempt to turn their dive into a Philadelphia landmark.

Directors: Matt Shakman
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Frank's Brother
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7.30
1495 votes

#4 - Frank's Brother

Season 7 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/13/2011

When Frank's long lost brother Gino shows up at the bar, the two of them tell the gang about the jazz club they ran in the 1960s and 70s, and how they fell out over Shadynasty, a singer who was the love of both of their lives.

Directors: Matt Shakman
The Gang Makes Lethal Weapon 7
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7.35
411 votes

#5 - The Gang Makes Lethal Weapon 7

Season 15 - Episode 2 - Aired 12/1/2021

Upon discovering that their self-made “Lethal Weapon” sequels have been pulled from the local library, the Gang decides to address their political incorrectness by making another film: “Lethal Weapon 7.”

Directors: Pete Chatmon
The Gang Chokes
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7.38
631 votes

#6 - The Gang Chokes

Season 14 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/16/2019

Annoyed that the Gang failed to react as he nearly choked to death on an appetizer, Frank decides the Waiter, his savior, is the only person who has his back.

Directors: Glenn Howerton
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Waiting for Big Mo
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7.38
564 votes

#7 - Waiting for Big Mo

Season 14 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/20/2019

Dennis and Charlie stand guard at the entrance to their laser tag base waiting to ambush the legendary "Big Mo," but Dennis begins to ponder the reasons they play laser tag and if their pursuit of a victory is worth their effort.

Directors: Pete Chatmon
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Dee Sinks In A Bog
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7.43
347 votes

#8 - Dee Sinks In A Bog

Season 15 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/22/2021

Guided by a young priest, Mac spends a day at the seminary to truly understand what it takes to become a priest. Dennis and Frank plan an elaborate trap at the castle to humiliate Charlie’s pen pal. Dee prepares for a date with an Irish doctor, only to find herself sinking in a bog. Having learned of his pen pal’s true identity, Charlie bonds with him and makes a choice that will forever change the Gang.

Directors: Pete Chatmon
Being Frank
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7.44
1710 votes

#9 - Being Frank

Season 11 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/10/2016

The gang have a new scheme and Frank tries to keep up.

Directors: Heath Cullens
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The Gang Gets Racist
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7.45
3641 votes

#10 - The Gang Gets Racist

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/4/2005

The guys hire Dee's friend, Terrell to promote the bar. Meanwhile, Charlie tries to prove that he is not a racist.

Directors: John Fortenberry
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The Gang Exploits a Miracle
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7.46
1815 votes

#11 - The Gang Exploits a Miracle

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/27/2006

Mac and Dee become uncomfortable when the rest of the guys decide to make some extra money by exploiting the similarities between a water stain and the Virgin Mary. A reunion with someone from the past, stirs up forbidden feelings within Dee.

Directors: Daniel Attias
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Gun Fever
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7.48
2596 votes

#12 - Gun Fever

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/30/2005

The guys buy a gun after the bar's safe is stolen.

Directors: Daniel Attias
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Dee Made a Smut Film
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7.50
1669 votes

#13 - Dee Made a Smut Film

Season 11 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/27/2016

Dennis makes a movie spotlighting his erotic memoirs while Frank and Mac try to pass off Charlie as a gifted artist to make money.

Directors: Todd Biermann
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The Gang Solves Global Warming
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7.51
618 votes

#14 - The Gang Solves Global Warming

Season 14 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/6/2019

As a record-breaking heat wave overtakes Philly, the Gang plans to profit from global warming by pumping up the A/C so people will congregate at Paddy’s and save energy at home.

Directors: Pete Chatmon
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2020: A Year In Review
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7.52
451 votes

#15 - 2020: A Year In Review

Season 15 - Episode 1 - Aired 12/1/2021

The Gang looks back on 2020 to justify their numerous PPP loans. In doing so, it is revealed that they contributed to the chaos of the past political year way more than anyone could have imagined.

Directors: Todd Biermann
The Gang Wins the Big Game
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7.53
771 votes

#16 - The Gang Wins the Big Game

Season 13 - Episode 9 - Aired 10/31/2018

It’s the most important weekend of their lives and Frank has treated the gang and a crew of their ragtag hangers-on with tickets to see the Eagles in the Super Bowl!

Directors: Kat Coiro
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A Woman's Right to Chop
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7.53
572 votes

#17 - A Woman's Right to Chop

Season 14 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/20/2019

When a trendy new hair salon opens up right next door to Paddy’s, Dennis and Frank go on the offensive to stop women from cutting off their hair. Meanwhile, Mac is reunited with his childhood dog Poppins.

Directors: Pete Chatmon
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Charlie Wants an Abortion
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7.54
2755 votes

#18 - Charlie Wants an Abortion

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/11/2005

A girl from Charlie's past reveals they have a child together. Mac sees the benefits in being a pro-life advocate, while Dennis uses an abortion rally to meet women.

Directors: John Fortenberry
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Charlie Goes America All Over Everybody's Ass
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7.55
1896 votes

#19 - Charlie Goes America All Over Everybody's Ass

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/10/2006

Dennis and Mac make a decision to take away all rules concerning moral and behavioral etiquette at Paddy's after an argument about the Constitution. Frank uses the decision and it's following consequences to his own gain. Meanwhile, Charlie tries to convey his love for America by protesting while Dee attempts to reaffirm her goal of being an actress.

Directors: Daniel Attias
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Charlie Has Cancer
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7.55
2441 votes

#20 - Charlie Has Cancer

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/23/2005

After discovering that he might have cancer, Mac and Dennis attempt to find a woman who will sleep with Charlie. In the midst of their search, Mac falls in love with a transsexual he meets at the bar named Carmen. Overwhelmed by the extra workload that she had to take on since Charlie has taken a leave of absence, Dee tries to get Dennis to hire a recently out of work actress friend to help out.

Directors: Rob McElhenney
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Charlie Got Molested
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7.56
2213 votes

#21 - Charlie Got Molested

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/15/2005

Charlie and Mac's old high school gym teacher is accused of molestation.

Directors: John Fortenberry
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Underage Drinking: A National Concern
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7.56
2551 votes

#22 - Underage Drinking: A National Concern

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/18/2005

After reminiscing about high school, the guys conclude that it would be a public service if they allowed teens to drink in the bar, thus providing a safe and controlled environment for teens to party. Feeling that she missed out on a lot as a teenager due to having to wear a brace for her scoliosis, Dee begins dating a high school jock.

Directors: Daniel Attias
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The Gang Texts
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7.56
668 votes

#23 - The Gang Texts

Season 14 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/23/2019

During their trip to the Philadelphia Zoo, Mac sets up a text group chain for The Gang, but confusion sets in and The Gang must learn from the meerkats on how to communicate properly in a group.

Directors: Tim Roche
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The Gang Runs for Office
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7.58
1874 votes

#24 - The Gang Runs for Office

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/3/2006

Driven by Frank's insight into the world of politics, Dennis pursues a political career by running for office.

Directors: Daniel Attias
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Dee Day
star
7.58
632 votes

#25 - Dee Day

Season 14 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/9/2019

The guys are in the final preparation stage for an unknown scheme when Dee enters to inform them that it is "Dee Day," and they have to do everything she wants without complaint.

Directors: Pete Chatmon

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