Happy Saturday TV fans! After watching the FXX network’s It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia season 13 episode 10 season finale, Mac presented us with a performance that was profound and moving. While I’m not sure his dad really got it, he sure did captivate the rest of the audience. Please note spoilers are ahead if you have not gotten a chance to watch the latest episode yet. In Wednesday night’s episode, “Mac Finds His Pride,” Frank’s mission is to get Mac to dance on the Paddy’s Pub float in the pride parade, but Mac is not too sure he wants to participate, as he starts to realize that he would rather share the truth with his father instead. Only we know that Mac’s dad is not the friendliest guy in the world. My top 5 moments from It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia season 13 episode 10 season finale are:
“What year is it in your head?”
In the beginning of the episode, Frank is extremely motivated to play his part and get Mac to perform on the Paddy’s Pub float in the pride parade. Mac is not really on board with this however; as he is still not sure on his own identity as a gay man. Frank tries to make Mac comfortable, but fails miserably as he first takes him to some kind of S&M club and then tries out “Pookie’s,” which is a club for drag queens. Mac doesn’t think he quite fits in at either place and hilariously asks Frank what year he thinks it is in his head, as Frank is not really sure where to take Mac next to find his pride. I guess it’s the thought that counts?
“So the only thing that’s missing is Mac…”
While the episode is mostly centered on Mac and Frank, we do get to briefly see Dee and Charlie, who are working very hard on their Paddy’s Pub float, which is actually out of this world and even features a bar on top. Nice work guys! We start to realize that the gang may have an ulterior motive, as they admit to wanting to attract some more customers to the bar and Mac could be the key, but Frank is still not able to follow through with his one and only job.
“There’s something I’ve been meaning to tell you…”
After Frank’s failed attempts to help Mac find his identity, Mac comes to the conclusion that he wants to share everything with his father. Mac’s father, Luther, is always hilarious, as he has really mastered the cold-blooded killer vibe. When Mac asks him how he is doing, he calmly talks about his problems with his cell mate by explaining, “I cut out his tongue with a rusty pair of pliers and fed it to the maggots.” Mac is not really sure what to say to this and just simply replies with, “Cool.” I’m not sure I would know how to react either. After Mac tries to start telling his dad about his complicated dream about being gay, Luther thinks that Mac has gotten a girl pregnant and is thrilled to be a grandfather. Only it better be a son or else Mac will need to start over. Mac is always seeking his father’s approval and starts to think that perhaps he does need to get a girl pregnant, but Frank tries to keep him on track. After all, he doesn’t want him to “go back in the closet.”
“He looks like a monster.”
After Frank explains that he thinks Mac may be going “back in the closet,” Dee and Charlie need to find a replacement for him on the float. Cricket shows up dressed in some kind of biker leather combo that shows off his many scars, but I’m not sure this will attract the right clientele, as Charlie hilariously comments, “He looks like a monster.” Well at least he is willing to participate for the loose change in Dee’s pocket.
“I get it.”
Frank arranges for Mac to put on a performance for his father and the other inmates, realizing that Mac needs to finally tell his dad the truth. Mac actually brings his dream to life and puts on a beautiful and heart wrenching dance performance in the rain with his female partner, who literally came out of nowhere. Either way, she was extremely talented. While Mac’s father gets up and leaves, all of the other inmates are mesmerized by Mac’s movements and Frank finally understands when he says, “I get it.” It looks like Mac has finally found his identity and pride while showcasing his incredible dance skills as well. I guess that’s the end of the new season, but I’m hoping for the gang to return soon, especially since we know that the series has been renewed through Season 14. Stay tuned!
I hope you enjoyed the list and feel free to post your own thoughts on It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia below in the comments section. Thanks so much for reading and happy viewing!
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