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It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Season 5 Episode 5

The Waitress is Getting Married

Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM Oct 15, 2009 on FXX
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Episode Summary

As the Waitress prepares to get married, Dee is jealous that she isn't a bride to be. Meanwhile, the guys try to reintroduce a broken hearted Charlie into the dating scene.

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  • Oh boy, this episode paid off in the end.

    First watching this episode, I thought that Frank and Artermis' plot, as well as Dee's plot to ruin the Waitress' wedding were pointless and strange.. but the way that every single plot in this episode ended up being resolved and tying together (well, except for Frank's stupid plot). And it wasn't like in the Mortgage Crisis episode, where there were things left hanging.

    Dee discovers that the Waitress is getting married to one of her ex-boyfriends, and in a act of jealousy, attempts to split them apart by inviting him to a bacholerette party with Mac and Charlie's mom, as well as a frisky Frank and Artemis.. meanwhile, the gang worries Charlie's going to murder everybody when he finds out about the Waitress' marriage, so they try to set him up with a new woman, which sets up some of the best quotes, as well as some of the best moments. Watching Charlie attempt to fight his way through a date with a lawyer was hilarious, whether it was him sweating through his shirt, or his request for "milksteak and raw jellybeans."

    The episode, for me, started off one way (a little subpar) and ended up being a big surprise. A very pleasant surprise. After last week's episode, which was a little weaker than the first three episodes this season, it seems It's Always Sunny is one its way to one of its best seasons yet.moreless
  • Classic episode.

    I was uncontrollably laughing throughout this episode, it was literally one of 'Sunny's' best episodes ever. Charlie's date, the focus of the episode, was just absolutely uncomfortable, ridiculous and hilarious. Milk steak + raw jellybeans= WIN...Dee's plotline was good as well, while Frank's was also pretty funny, but continued to show his descent into becoming increasingly more troll-like and disgusting (good or bad?). Nonetheless, the Charlie, Mac, & Dennis plotline was so incredibly funny it oveshadowed anything wrong with the episode. I felt sick from laughing. So many great things about this episode, I don't want to spoil it...Just watch and enjoy.moreless
Joy Osmanski

Joy Osmanski


Guest Star

Nasim Pedrad

Nasim Pedrad


Guest Star

Nick Wechsler

Nick Wechsler


Guest Star

Artemis Pebdani

Artemis Pebdani


Recurring Role

Sandy Martin

Sandy Martin

Mac's Mom

Recurring Role

Lynne Marie Stewart

Lynne Marie Stewart

Charlie's Mom

Recurring Role

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


  • TRIVIA (1)

    • The Waitress mentions that she and Dee went to the same high school. However, when Dee tells the Waitress to fill out her job application in the 3rd season episode "The Gang Sells Out," the Waitress asks "Did you go to high school?"

  • QUOTES (9)

    • (Jackie storms out of the restaurant after Charlie tries to grope her)
      Dennis: You're grabbing her breasts? What are you doing?!
      Charlie: I don't know. What does "make a move" mean?
      Mac: It doesn't mean stab at her breasts with your fingers.

    • Frank: Deandra, you got any bacon bits? We like to put them in Artemis's hair, and they rain down on me when we bang.
      Artemis: I feel like a cobb salad! It's amazing!

    • (Dennis, Mac, and Dee walk into the office while Frank is on the phone)
      Frank: Aw, I'm a bad boy, I'm a bad boy. Put some vegetable oil on it, that'll make you feel better. Okay, bye sexy.
      Dennis: (groans) Who was that?
      Frank: That was my booty call. We're into some really weird food fetish stuff.
      Dennis: Gross.
      Dee: Okay, you guys listen up. We have serious problem. The Waitress is getting married.
      Frank: Oh yeah, I heard about that. Artemis told me.
      Dee: Since when do you talk to Artemis?
      Frank: She's my booty call!

    • Dee: I don't know, what do you think, it's kinda of doing nothing for my hip area and making a mess of my boobs. You know what, why don't you grab five more.
      Lucy: Look, we don't normally do this, but I think I'm going to need some proof that you're actually getting married.
      Dee: What, why?
      Lucy: Because you've been coming in here and trying on wedding dresses every Saturday for over a year now.

    • Charlie: Do, uh, do wasps make honey?
      Dennis: No, wasps do not make honey.
      Charlie: All right, we'll I'm gonna check it out anyway. There could be something delicious in here that wasps do make, and I want that.

    • Charlie: My good man, uh, now I'm gonna want the milk steak boiled over hard.
      Dennis: Ah.
      Charlie: And a side of your finest jelly beans, raw.

    • Jackie: What is it that you do again?
      Charlie: I work... I'm, like, a janit, and, um... I'm a... full-on rapist. You know, Africans, dyslexics, children, that sort of thing.

    • (Charlie blows his breath on the guys' faces)
      Mac: Oh my God!
      Dennis: What is that? What was that? Was that cheese? Have you eaten cheese?
      (Charlies nods)
      Mac: How much cheese have you eaten today?
      Charlie: How much cheese is too much cheese?
      Dennis: Any amount of cheese... before a date is too much cheese!

    • (Mac and Dennis enter Charlie's apartment)
      Dennis: What are you doing there, buddy?
      Charlie: I'm trying to smoke these hornets to death so I can get their honey, but they keep flying up the tube stinging me all over my face and I think I just swallowed one.

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