It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Rob McElhinney Responds to Jerry Seinfeld Sitcom Criticisms About 'PC'

It's always sunny in Philadelphia Creator Rob McElhenney responded to Jerry Seinfeld's suggestion that sitcoms have lost their edge with a one-word reference to his own show.

Seinfeld, 70, made headlines this week when he claimed in an interview with The New Yorker That “the extreme left [and] Computer [politically correct] “Crap and people who worry too much about offending others” is responsible for the “death” of TV comedy.

Comedian who presented Seinfeld It ran from 1989 to 1998, and continued to claim that many of the jokes in the series would no longer be allowed to be broadcast.

“[One would be] “Kramer decides to start a business of having homeless people pull rickshaws because, as he says, 'they're out there anyway,'” Seinfeld said. “Do you think I could get this episode on the air today?”

on x/twitter McIlhenny responded directly to this question, saying: “Maybe.”

I attach a long-term photo It's always sunny in Philadelphia The character Matthew “Ricky Cricket” Mara, played by David Hornsby.

In the show, Rickety Cricket is a former school friend of the central characters who is first seen on screen as a priest. Over the course of the show, his interactions with the gang lead him on a downward spiral that eventually leads to him becoming a homeless addict.

McElhenney's implication is that the dire circumstances faced by Rickety Cricket make Kramer's scheme seem tame by comparison.

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The IndependentAdam White also believes Seinfeld is wrong in claiming that “PC crap” has killed off television comedy, arguing that this view ignores the fact that comedy — including the sitcom that bears his name — has always moved on when the joke goes Too far.

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia creator Rob McElhenney (left) and Jerry Seinfeld (GT)

Earlier this week, McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds shared an update on their investment in Wrexham AFC.

The pair, both 47, jointly purchased the team in 2020 for a reported £2m while the club was in the fifth tier of English football.

Their journeys as clubbers are chronicled in the FX/Disney+ series, Welcome to Wrexham.

While promoting the upcoming third season of the show, the duo was asked about this Associated Press Where they were financially with investing.

“Accountants don't really want to hear about emotional investing,” Reynolds answered.

“Do you want to know, how far in the red am I?” McElhenney asked. “It is very important. It is true that in the beginning when we asked our advisors whether this was a good economic investment, there was not a single person that I can remember who said: ‘Yes’.”

“It was like, ‘Don’t.’”

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