As hard as it may be to believe there are some people in It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia who have shoddier morals than the gang of Dee, Dennis, Frank, Charlie, and Mac, enter the McPoyles: An inbred, incestuous family that is plagued by acne, eczema, and of course, unibrows. Fraternal twins Liam (Jimmi Simpson) and Ryan (Nate Mooney) McPoyle are the most prominent, but there are quite literally dozens, if not hundreds, of other McPoyle characters who have been featured on the show.
Throughout the series, the McPoyles seem to show up at the most inopportune (or opportune?) moments for the gang, ruining their day, lives, and relationships. As the series progresses, we’re given a closer look at this peculiar, shuddersome family. Every time they’re on screen, they creep you out. From their deaf-mute sister Margaret to their aspiring football player brother Doyle to the countless, nameless, clammy McPoyle relatives who show up en masse to various events where the gang is present. So of course, we’ve compiled a list of the creepiest McPoyle moments in the history of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. So put on your bathrobe, grab a jug of milk for refreshment, and let’s get started.
The McPoyles Frame A Guy For Sexual Assault
We are first introduced to the McPoyle brothers in season one when the gang’s former gym teacher is accused of molestation by the McPoyle brothers. Charlie, however, knows it’s a scam and an attempt to get money out of the accused.
This episode is paramount, not only because it introduced the brothers in a magnificent scene where Charlie goes to their house right after they’ve showered — together — but because it forever marks Charlie and the rest of the gang as their eternal enemy when Charlie rats out the McPoyles to the cops for their scheming ways. Pretty funny, considering that actor Jimmi Simpson (who plays Liam) and Charlie Day (who plays Charlie Kelly) actually used to be roommates back when they were trying to get their start.