The WORST Episodes of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: May 27, 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 - The Gang Beats Boggs: Ladies Reboot
Season 13 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 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.
#2 - The Gang Cracks the Liberty Bell
Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 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.
#3 - Charlie's Home Alone
Season 13 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 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.
#4 - Frank's Brother
Season 7 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 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.
#5 - The Gang Chokes
Season 14 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 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.
#6 - Being Frank
Season 11 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 10, 2016
The gang have a new scheme and Frank tries to keep up.
#7 - The Gang Exploits a Miracle
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 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.
#8 - The Gang Gets Racist
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 4, 2005
The guys hire Dee's friend, Terrell to promote the bar. Meanwhile, Charlie tries to prove that he is not a racist.
#9 - Waiting for Big Mo
Season 14 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 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.
#10 - Gun Fever
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 30, 2005
The guys buy a gun after the bar's safe is stolen.
#11 - Dee Made a Smut Film
Season 11 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 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.
#12 - The Gang Solves Global Warming
Season 14 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 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.
#13 - The Gang Wins the Big Game
Season 13 - Episode 9 - Aired Oct 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!
#14 - Charlie Wants an Abortion
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 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.
#15 - Charlie Goes America All Over Everybody's Ass
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 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.
#16 - The Gang Texts
Season 14 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 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.
#17 - Underage Drinking: A National Concern
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 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.
#18 - Charlie Has Cancer
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 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.
#19 - Charlie Got Molested
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 15, 2005
Charlie and Mac's old high school gym teacher is accused of molestation.
#20 - Frank Sets Sweet Dee On Fire
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 4, 2007
Mac teams up with Frank and Charlie to create a public access newscast after he misses his chance at fame in the news. Meanwhile, Dennis and Dee try to make it big in the club scene.
#21 - A Woman's Right to Chop
Season 14 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 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.
#22 - The Gang Runs for Office
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 3, 2006
Driven by Frank's insight into the world of politics, Dennis pursues a political career by running for office.
#23 - Dennis Looks Like a Registered Sex Offender
Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Oct 25, 2007
When Dennis is mistaken for a recently released child molester, he is more bothered by the fact that the guy is overweight rather than him being a sex offender. Meanwhile, Mac tries once again to bond with his ex-con father, who shows an interest in Dee.
#24 - Dee Day
Season 14 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 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.
#25 - Charlie Gets Crippled
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 29, 2006
An accident that puts Charlie in a wheelchair opens up a window of possibilities for the gang. Meanwhile, Dennis and Dee’s estranged father reenters their life in hopes of starting anew with his children and soon discovers that he enjoys the lifestyle of their friends.