It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia is currently the longest-running sitcom in TV history, and it seems there is no sign of slowing down. Showrunners and stars Rob McElhenney, Glenn Howerton, and Charlie Day have all devised a show all about the worst and most cynical people humanity has to offer.
The show can be appalling, shocking, and controversial, but that hasn’t stopped the creators from tackling taboo subjects, social issues, and current events, and making it as hilariously twisted as possible. Many episodes made us think, “How did they let that slide!?”
Charlie Bites Santa Claus
Season 6, Episode 13: “A Very Sunny Christmas”
To get us in the holiday spirit, it’s only fitting that Season 6’s “A Very Sunny Christmas” is also maybe the darkest and most shocking episode of the series to date, intensified further by one of the series’ only uses of uncensored profanity. Don’t be alarmed, though, this isn’t the only time it’ll be on this list. In this episode, Dennis (Howerton) and Dee (Kaitlin Olson) try to pull a Christmas Carol on Frank (Danny Devito) to get him to apologize for his nasty Christmas behavior when the two were children while Mac (McElhenney) and Charlie (Day) try to spread the Christmas cheer across Philly. Upon finding out that his mother had “encounters” with multiple men dressed as Santa when he was young and… well, this was a hard…