'Always Sunny' returns: Rob McElhenney finds 'Avatar' comparison, talks going as far as Season 10


If you know anything about Season 7 of "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia," premiering Sept. 15 on FX, you know that creator and star Rob McElhenney is now fat. And though his sudden, and intentional, 50-pound weight gain figures into Mac's scenes, its inclusion was intended to just amuse the 34-year-old actor. "It wasn't just about getting overweight, it was about trying to look as unattractive as I possibly could," McElhenney recently told reporters. "Our goal has always been to try and do what's not being done on television, and literally deconstructing the sitcom. So, where most sitcoms try to make the characters as lovable and likable, and as far I'm concerned, as fake as possible, we try to go the opposite, which is to make them as deplorable as possible, just to see if we can get away with it.""Sunny" has gotten away with a lot in its seven-season run, and in the beginning...



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