‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’ is a black comedy that follows the depraved antics of ‘The Gang’ running Paddy’s Pub. The show is one of the longest running live-action sitcom in US history. It has developed a cult-like following and has a large fan base across the world.
The show has been created by Rob McElhenney and developed by him and Glenn Howerton. The series first premiered on August 4, 2005, on FX, but then was moved to FXX after the eighth season. The production companies involved with the show are 3 Arts Entertainment, RCG Productions and FX Productions. The series is a winner of People’s Choice Award and has received multiple Emmy nominations. It has received a Russian adaptation named ‘It’s Always Sunny in Moscow’. Also, a book based on the show called ‘The Gang Writes a Self-Help Book’ was also released in 2015.
It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia Cast: Who is in it?
The lead characters of ‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’ are Dennis, Deandra, Charlie Kelly, Ronald McDonald and Frank Reynolds. The role of Kelly, an addict with anger issues, is played by Charlie Day. Glenn Howerton plays the role of Dennis, a man with personality disorder issues and a serious case of narcissism. Not to forget, he might also be a serial killer. Rob McElhenney plays the role of Ronald, the co-owner of the pub and its bouncer who always disappears during a physical confrontation. He comes out as gay in the twelfth season. Kaitlin Olson plays the character of Deandra, Dennis’ twin who wants to be an actress and also exhibits some violent behaviour. Danny DeVito plays the role of Frank, Dennis and Dee’s legal father, a man with a dark and complicated past.
Danny DeVito (Frank), Kaitlin Olson (Sweet Dee), Charlie Kelly (Charlie) and Rob McElhenney (Mac) returned for season 13. After the season 12 finale ended with Dennis declaring he was leaving Philadelphia to ‘go be a dad’, his return for the next season had been uncertain. However, it was confirmed in August 2018 that Glenn Howerton (Dennis) would very much participate in the thirteenth season and be “in pretty much every episode.” A few other guest stars who were part of season 13 are Mindy Kaling as Cindy, Kate Comer as Amanda, Artemis Pebdani as Artemis Dubois, and Sandy Martin as Mrs Mac, among others.