With the much anticipated seventh season of It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia under way, we thought it would be nice to have a little refresher. For this list, we’ll take a look back at the gang’s most misguided money-making schemes. Hard to believe they didn’t earn a single dollar from any of the harebrained plans outlined below. I mean, c’mon. Really, what kitten wouldn’t be smitten by its own pair of mittens?
Season 2, Episode 3
Agreeing that free money sounds pretty good, Dennis and Dee decide to apply for welfare. However, there are a few obstacles they need to overcome in order to prove their eligibility. Posing as a recovering crack addict and a mentally retarded person respectively, the siblings learn they need medical documents and a blood test to back their claims. They regroup and smoke crack before taking a blood test. However, they quickly become addicted and end up cleaning toilets for crack money.
Season 2, Episode 7
When a water stain resembling the Virgin Mary appears at Paddy’s Pub, Frank sees it as a potential goldmine. It isn’t long before the bar is crawling with Holy Rollers eager to be involved with the miracle. Unfortunately, the water stain is later pissed on and the scam is ruined.
Season 3, Episode 3
Dennis inherits his mom’s house after she dies during a botched plastic surgery procedure. His plans to turn it into a party mansion don’t get off the ground so well when the muscular bicep invite is misinterpreted.