TV Series | TV-MA | | Comedy
Five friends with big egos and slightly arrogant attitudes are the proprietors of an Irish pub in Philadelphia.
The show was almost cancelled during the first season of shooting. The President of the FX Network wanted to add a new character, and he was friends with Danny DeVito, so he decided to approach him to ask about joining. DeVito's children were big fans of the first season of the show, so he decided to sign on for ten episodes. DeVito enjoyed being part of the show so much, he became a regular member of the cast.
Jesus Christ, Frank. Are you cutting your toenails with a steak knife?
Charlie Kelly: I suppose you have a problem with that, too?
Frank Reynolds: Ah! Oh! Oh! Botched toe! I botched that one. Oh, that's a botch job. That's bleeding. I need some trash to plug up the cut.
Dee Reynolds would never be able to be a surrogate without having a child of her own first. All reputable surrogacy agencies in the US require their surrogates to have had at least one full-term, live birth before becoming a surrogate.
The show's RCH production logo (now RCG) features an image of creators/stars Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day, and Glenn Howerton wearing hoodies and sunglasses. A sound clip plays backwards over the logo. In season 1 the clip says 'You are stupid for playing this forward' when reversed; in season 2 it says 'Is it brown? Is it brown? Good work. Is it brown? Is it brown?'; in season 3 it says 'Make it brown. Make it brown. Make it brown.' each actor chanting the words.
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