Review: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, "Risk E. Rat's Pizza & Amusement Center" | Season 3, Episode 6
When the corporate-sanitized rat mascot's away, the Gang will play
I don’t know what the answer is, so I’m gonna move past it.
First, a word about political correctness. This should be fun.
That It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia has been on the air a record-breaking 16 seasons of acclaimed (although Emmy-snubbed) TV comedy is a testament to the fact that all of the whining old comics claiming "comedians can’t say anything anymore” are full of sour, constipated crap. Dee, Dennis, Charlie, Mac, and Frank sail upon seas of inappropriate behavior, filthy language, abusive put-downs, and the sort of airy awfulness of spirit that would make the Seinfeld gang run screaming for separate limos.
What’s so irksome about Sunny’s success in those same pinched, pandering quarters is that Sunny is reliably so much smarter and better at being offensive than they are. (And here I’m including the formerly brilliant comics whose once-bold forays into thought-provoking comedic controversy have curdled into duller-than-death complaints that that darned …