After much stress and worry, order is restored to the bar in typical It's Always Sunny fashion.
Dennis, Charlie, and Dee attempt to stage an intervention on Frank because they feel it's no longer fun to drink with him.
The gang then gets their taste of Hollywood stardom when M.
Night Shyamalan films his latest movie in Philadelphia, wreak havoc at the World Series, and reignite a rivalry started ten years ago at a popular drinking contest.
The gang makes many stops along the way (switching cars, the Italian Market to buy wicker furniture for the trailer and fruit for Charlie, bathroom stops, and picking up a hitchhiker).
Frank attempts suicide because of a recent financial loss that he attributes to the recession.
The Gang tells Dee that her boyfriend (from The Gang Wrestles for the Troops) is using the system on her.
The fifth season of the American comedy television series It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia premiered on FX on September 17, 2009.Dee finds out The Waitress is getting married and she is jealous so she tries (with the help of Frank, Artemis, Mrs. Dennis and Mac, fearful Charlie will lose his mind and take it out on them, try to find Charlie a girlfriend with online dating.Dee learns that The Waitress went to high school with her ("...This season also sees Frank becoming more self-destructive and worried over his mortality: becomes a slobbering drunk, attempts to hang himself after losing all his money, has sex with Artemis (the strange actress from Sweet Dee's acting class), and tries to sleep with the same women as Dennis...after Mac has had his shot at them.The gang then decide to take a trip to the Grand Canyon as part of an item on Frank's bucket list—but the trip ends before it can begin after several unfortunate events.