Because “antihero” doesn’t even begin to describe it. Because unapologetic dickishness has never been captured so perfectly. Because the creators of the show (Rob McElhenney, Glenn Howerton, and Charlie Day) are three of its five stars, and they know exactly how to walk the line that separates lovable asshole from irredeemable asshole. Because the rhythms of their relationship not only remain consistent, but evolve over the years, resulting in a sitcom with characters as organically real as the best drama you’ve ever watched.
Peter Rubin, on why you should binge-watch It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia this summer (x)