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Re: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

#51 Post by knives » Fri Sep 16, 2011 1:41 am

I've been poisoned by one of my constitutes.

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Re: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

#52 Post by tarpilot » Sat Sep 24, 2011 3:41 am

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Re: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

#53 Post by knives » Sat Sep 24, 2011 3:45 am

It's good to have rum ham back. That story line alone made it the best episode I've seen.

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Re: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

#54 Post by tarpilot » Sat Sep 24, 2011 3:57 am

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Re: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

#55 Post by tarpilot » Fri Oct 14, 2011 1:38 am

Cokehead Jon Polito, Black Panther Lance Reddick, multiple distinct DeVito wigs; the only thing missing was a guest appearance by the Yellow Jacket Boys.

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Re: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

#56 Post by Cold Bishop » Fri Oct 14, 2011 2:32 am

I actually thought it was it the worst episode this season. Which is too bad, because as you point out, it had all the ingredients needed.

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Re: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

#57 Post by Tom Hagen » Fri Oct 14, 2011 11:50 am

Yeah, I was not a fan of this episode. Mostly because Frank Reynolds works best for me as a non-sequiter, not as a focus.

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Re: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

#58 Post by knives » Fri Oct 14, 2011 12:52 pm

Ditto, outside a couple of jokes (you look 12) it was a really safe episode.

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Re: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

#59 Post by Professor Wagstaff » Sun Oct 16, 2011 5:31 pm

Anyone else think Jon Polito looked to be in bad health?

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Re: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

#60 Post by knives » Sun Oct 16, 2011 5:58 pm

It did seem he had lost a lot of weight, but that might be all.

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Re: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

#61 Post by mfunk9786 » Sun Oct 16, 2011 6:02 pm

He has incurable blood cancer.

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Re: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

#62 Post by tarpilot » Fri Jul 27, 2012 12:32 pm

Random thought of the day: have any fans of this show seen Walter Hill's Hard Times, and if so, could you comment on my belief that Charlie's Uncle Jack is a reference to Strother Martin's cut man?

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I mean, the similarities in wardrobe/look are uncanny, and if you've seen Hard Times, Martin's character examines Charles Bronson's hands with a fascination that very eerily anticipates Uncle Jack's fetish

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Re: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

#63 Post by knives » Fri Oct 19, 2012 1:40 am

Did tonight's episode do what I think it did? I haven't seen all of the episodes so I only picked up on a few gags, but wasn't this a compilation of previous episodes as performed by different characters?

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Re: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

#64 Post by domino harvey » Thu Sep 12, 2013 7:56 pm

I must confess, the longer I stay in a profession that sucks all the idealism and positivity out of me, the funnier and more cathartic this show becomes for me. I rescind my earlier negativity now that I'm a cynical shell of the human being I once was \:D/

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Re: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

#65 Post by cdnchris » Thu Sep 12, 2013 8:03 pm

One of us! One of us!

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Re: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

#66 Post by mfunk9786 » Thu Sep 12, 2013 8:23 pm

The wife and I stopped watching a few seasons ago (during the season with the episode where Dee takes a baby to get a tan... I think) because we thought it got a little repetitive - was there actually a drop in quality or was it our imagination and we should catch up?

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Re: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

#67 Post by knives » Thu Sep 12, 2013 8:58 pm

I haven't noticed any big drop though last season was better than the previous two. I'm just annoyed I can't watch new episodes day and delivery now.

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Re: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

#68 Post by swo17 » Thu Sep 12, 2013 9:44 pm

I think their promotional material is still pretty great, but the show itself has felt stale to me for a few seasons now. I probably wasn't going to watch it anymore unless word of mouth indicates that it's improved dramatically.

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Re: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

#69 Post by Murdoch » Thu Sep 12, 2013 10:53 pm

I had a similar feeling but caught up with some newer episodes and found them hilarious. I think this is a show you sometimes need a break from because the back-stabbing and selfishness can get repetitive. Dennis though I can't get enough of.

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Re: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

#70 Post by Cold Bishop » Fri Sep 13, 2013 5:08 am

Obviously the shows best years are behind it, and it (ideally) is winding down. However, they still manage two or three classic episodes a season. That's not a bad ratio. And even in the worst episodes, there's much to enjoy in just how well each cast member has grown into their characters. Yeah, Charlie Day's on the fast track to stardom, but it's Glenn Howerton and Kaitlin Olson who have been the real MVPs the last season or two. And even throwaway episodes can provide memorable moments (like P. Diddy's slap-bass rendition of "Hanging Tough")

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Re: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

#71 Post by domino harvey » Thu Oct 10, 2013 6:54 pm

I'm now 100% caught up with the series and can safely proclaim the current season as one of its best, which is especially surprising given that the first 2/3 or so of the eighth season was far and away the worst the show has ever been and had I been watching live I probably would have bailed midway through. Luckily it righted itself in the last couple episodes of the last season and the creative crew seems to have kept it going into this season

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Re: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

#72 Post by domino harvey » Sat Apr 05, 2014 5:57 pm

Renewed for two more seasons on top of this year's forthcoming tenth season-- will tie the record for second longest running sitcom of all time (season-wise, not overall episodes) with My Three Sons

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Re: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

#73 Post by domino harvey » Mon Jul 28, 2014 7:36 pm

The creative team behind the show have written a self-help book as their alter-egos, the 7 Secrets Of Awakening the Highly Effective Four-Hour Giant, Today

In other news, Fox isn't releasing the fantastic previous season on Blu-ray, but at least it'll be on pressed DVDs unlike some other unlucky FX shows-- maybe initial Blu-ray sales would have been better if the seasons weren't first priced absurdly high and then price-slashed to mere dollars after a year or so

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Re: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

#74 Post by swo17 » Mon Jul 28, 2014 8:01 pm

I recently caught up with the last season and agree that it was something of a high mark. Ironically, it's only the worst seasons that have gotten Blu-ray releases!

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Re: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

#75 Post by The Narrator Returns » Mon Sep 01, 2014 3:50 pm

domino harvey wrote:In other news, Fox isn't releasing the fantastic previous season on Blu-ray, but at least it'll be on pressed DVDs unlike some other unlucky FX shows-- maybe initial Blu-ray sales would have been better if the seasons weren't first priced absurdly high and then price-slashed to mere dollars after a year or so
Sunny S9 is even luckier than domino thought it was, since it is now getting a Blu-Ray release which streets tomorrow. Wild card, bitches!

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