20 Best 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' Episodes

We count down the funniest, most WTF misadventures of the Paddy's Pub gang

19. 'Dennis and Dee Go on Welfare' (Season 2, Episode 3)

The show's inaugural season is a yeoman DIY effort, but the characters, tone, and ambitions really snap into focus in Season Two. "Dennis and Dee Go on Welfare" exemplifies what the series would become, once the plotting got knottier and the social commentary sharpened. Dennis and Dee discover they can make more money from government benefits. Because they need drugs in their blood to maximize their pay-out, however, they smoke a little crack, and soon become addicted — effectively squandering all the cash they'd "earned." It's the kind of premise the show would return to again and again: the comedy of worst-case scenarios.

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