Ryan Reynolds Reveals A+ It’s Always Sunny Episode That Prompted Him To Contact Current BFF And Welcome Wrexham Partner Rob McElhenney

You never know how you are going to make your next friend/business partner. This kind of scenario is even more unpredictable when you are real workhorses like Welcome to Wrexhamof Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney, the pair behind one of the funniest additions to the 2022 TV Schedule.

Turns out the friends who had never met before buying their own football club hooked up thanks to Reynolds DM’ing McElhenney out of the blue. The occasion: to congratulate him on an A+ episode of Philadelphia is always sunny.

From the description Ryan Reynolds gave Rob McElhenney when the latter co-hosted a special episode of Jimmy Kimmel livelooks like we have the Season 13 finale “Mac finds his pride” to thank for this new power pair. In his insight into forging their Welcome to Wrexham partnership, Reynolds explained how Mac’s big dance scene moved him:

I kind of slipped into your DMs. I saw Rob in one of the episodes of It’s Always Sunny. He did something absolutely spectacular. It was one of the most beautiful things I have ever seen. It was a dance sequence. all in black and white and in the rain. It was probably the most gorgeous, beautifully shot, choreographed, performed three minute pound for pound that I think I’ve ever seen on television.

In “Mac Finds His Pride”, the member of Rob McElhenney’s The Gang finally comes out to his father, ex-convict/life prisoner Luther (Gregory Scott Cummins). Accompanying this moment is a dance sequence that shows one of Philadelphia is always sunny rare moments of emotional drama. What you’re about to watch is still a while Sunny fans hold in high regard, nearly four years after it happened:

McElhenney’s work ethic also appealed to Ryan Reynolds, which is saying a lot considering Reynolds’ loaded workload. There’s always some kind of iron in the fire for the free guy and dead Pool star, notably with the announcement of his fourth child with his wife Blake Lively on my way. That didn’t stop Ryan Reynolds from reaching out to his Welcome to Wrexham partner, as he explained:

And I just, as I get older, I think, ‘I have to tell people when I like them more.’ I happen to follow you on social media, so I just DMed you and said, “What I just saw on your show was spectacular, it was one of [the most] move things I’ve never seen.

The friendship between Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney is just the start of a what you need to know about Welcome to Wrexham. Knowing that this partnership was born from a mutual appreciation linked to a work of art is something that makes their bond even more rewarding. It’s also a good reason to follow the antics of Wrexham AFC, as there are bound to be some interesting developments coming from these like-minded friends.

The 15 seasons of Philadelphia is always sunny so far can be enjoyed on the same streaming service which happens to be the home of Welcome to Wrexham:Hulu. So all FXX fans without Hulu Subscription should fix that, to catch up on anything you may have missed.

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