'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' Recap: 'The Gang Recycles Their Trash'

After a Hopper incident that caused me to miss the premiere of "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" (insert a Liam McPoyle slow-mo "Noooooooo!" here), the DVR gods were merciful and finally allowed me to get in on some Season 8 action. Although, while watching the cold open of this season’s second episode, I was a little concerned that, through some sort of weird, wormhole-y, space-time mix-up, I’d actually recorded an episode from Season 3, specifically "The Gang Finds a Dumpster Baby." As Dennis, Mac and Dee waded through the trash piled up behind Paddy’s, Dennis’s remarks about their "throwaway culture" and Mac carelessly tossing his Big Soda cup all seemed oddly familiar. Even Dee noticed it. (Of course, her unwelcome comments were met with a possible new catchphrase, "Shut up, bird.") Once inside Paddy’s, the all-too-familiar conversation turned to the political ass-blasting and plowing that drove the plot of "The Gang Solves the Gas Crisis," and then it was clear: these bitches were going meta all over our asses. Read More...



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