Sunny Days

A Quick, Clean, and Official Rating for Every Episode of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

One episode a day. A few quick notes. A score out of 100.

Best Episode Thus Far

"The Gang Finds a Dumpster Baby"

A nearly immaculate episode that touches on topics ranging from the impending climate disaster to roasting babies in tanning booths. Read More.

  • 93% 93%

Episode Average by Season

  • Season One 80.6% 80.6%
  • Season Two 85.0% 85.0%

Episode Breakdowns

Sunny Days: Episode Ten

Sunny Days: Episode Ten

Episode Ten: Dennis and Dee Go on Welfare Viewed: 1/27/22 at 12:47 pm First Time: No Notes: “We’ve got big dreams Mac, and we’re gonna go follow them.” / cut to “Dennis and Dee Go on Welfare” Add this (specifically Dee’s apartment) to the list of shows that show...

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Sunny Days: Episode Nine

Sunny Days: Episode Nine

Episode Nine: The Gang Goes Jihad Viewed: 1/26/22 at 6:29 am First Time: No Notes: “Dennis, let your sister be part of the gang.”  “You’ve got that whole tsunami…the superdome thing.” The entire pre-credit cold open of this episode is a top five cold open easily.  My...

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Sunny Days: Episode Eight

Sunny Days: Episode Eight

Episode Eight: Charlie Gets CrippledEpisode Eight: Charlie Gets Crippled   Viewed: 1/120/22 at 5:24 pm (Realized I've been writing 2021 here, but I have no intention of going back and editing it) First Time: No Notes: I won’t wax poetic about the addition of...

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Sunny Days: Season 1 Recap and Review

Sunny Days: Season 1 Recap and Review

Season 1 Review & Recap: The Series so FarEpisode Rankings: Charlie Gets Molested (88) The Gang Gets Racist (84) Gun Fever (82) The Gang Finds a Dead Guy (81) Charlie Wants an Abortion (78) Underage Drinking, a National Concern (77) Charlie Has Cancer (74)  ...

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Sunny Days: Episode Seven

Sunny Days: Episode Seven

Episode Seven: Charlie Got MolestedViewed: 1/18/21 at 6:54 am First Time: No Notes: I find it hard to remember who went to school with whom all the time. I guess Charlie and Mac went to elementary school together but the Renyolds didnt.  The molestation episode brings...

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Sunny Days: Episode Six

Sunny Days: Episode Six

Episode Six: The Gang Finds a Dead Guy Viewed: 1/13/21 at 7:06 am First Time: No Notes: This episode aired in 2005, over 16 years ago. They open the episode by talking about breaking Tom Brady’s arms so he wont win any more Super Bowls. Tom Brady won the Super Bowl in...

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Sunny Days: Episode Five

Sunny Days: Episode Five

Episode Five: Gun FeverViewed: 1/12/21 at 11:44 am First Time: No Notes: The opening dialogue in this episode does a lovely job of illuminating who Mac and Dennis are. For some reason the “relatively small man” comment gets me here.  PPD shines here.  Debut appearance...

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Sunny Days: Episode Four

Sunny Days: Episode Four

Episode Four: Charlie Has CancerViewed: 1/11/21 at 6:47 am First Time: No Notes: The original shoot of this episode was the pilot, fun fact.  Charlie’s place is way cleaner (and looks more like a set) than it does in later seasons. Why do I feel like we almost never...

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Sunny Days: Episode Three

Sunny Days: Episode Three

Episode Three: Underage Drinking, a National ConcernViewed: 1/10/21 at 7:01 am First Time: No Notes: The jukebox was a more common meeting spot for side convos early in the series I guess.  Charlie’s dance early on is 10/10. Masturbation is sin. This feels like the...

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Sunny Days: Episode Two

Sunny Days: Episode Two

Episode Two: Charlie Wants an AbortionViewed: 1/6/21 at 6:55 am First Time: No Notes: The kid that plays Tommy is just…the poster child for awful, terrible, angry looking kid.  “Lemme tell you something Megan, I hate dead baby fetuses.” Two hot topics in two episodes,...

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Sunny Days: Episode One

Sunny Days: Episode One

Episode One: The Gang Gets RacistViewed: 1/5/21 at 6:45 am First View?: No Notes: I watched this episode years and years ago with a friend who had ostensibly never seen the show. Somehow, she picked up on the fact that Terrell was gay prior to the reveal, seemingly...

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Episode: 0 The Background

I don't write as much as I used to. That's not your fault, that's mine, but I wanted to lead with that background to contextualize why I'm going to be writing a line or two, and adding a score, to every single episode of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, starting at...

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