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''The [=McCarthys=]'' is a CBS sitcom that debuted in the 2014-2015 TV season.

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''The [=McCarthys=]'' is was a CBS sitcom that debuted in the 2014-2015 TV season.
ran for one season from 2014-2015.


->'''Gerard''': There is no way you can be that clueless about sports.\\
'''Arthur''': Trust me, if anyone can be that clueless about sports it's Ronny.\\
'''Ronny''': Thanks for believing in me dad!
-->-- ''Pilot''


'''''The [=McCarthys=]''''' is a CBS sitcom that debuted in the 2014-2015 TV season.

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->'''Gerard''': ->'''Gerard:''' There is no way you can be that clueless about sports.\\
'''Arthur''': '''Arthur:''' Trust me, if anyone can be that clueless about sports it's Ronny.\\
'''Ronny''': '''Ronny:''' Thanks for believing in me dad!
-->-- ''Pilot''


'''''The [=McCarthys=]'''''
"Pilot"

''The [=McCarthys=]''
is a CBS sitcom that debuted in the 2014-2015 TV season.


* AmericanAccents: The main characters, particularly Sean, Gerard, and Jackie, speak with strong Boston accents. Joey [=McIntyre=] and Jimmy Dunn just use their natural accents, although [=McIntyre=] notes that he uses a toned down version of his.

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* AmericanAccents: UsefulNotes/AmericanAccents: The main characters, particularly Sean, Gerard, and Jackie, speak with strong Boston accents. Joey [=McIntyre=] and Jimmy Dunn just use their natural accents, although [=McIntyre=] notes that he uses a toned down version of his.

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* FantasticRacism: Ronny dating a referee is treated as if he were in an interracial relationship his family didn't approve of. [[spoiler: The discovery of Gerard's moonlighting as a referee is later treated like a coming out story.]]


* DoNotDoThisCoolThing: Jackie receives a list of things she can't do while pregnant and the rest of the family say that they'll join her in solidarity. Unfortunately, the family realizes that most of the things on the list sound fun and proceed to indulge. Jackie eventually catches them, although Arthur wants to make clear that [[ItMakesSenseInContext at no point did any of them ever handle any kitty litter]].

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* DoNotDoThisCoolThing: In universe. Jackie receives a list of things she can't do while pregnant and the rest of the family say that they'll join her in solidarity. Unfortunately, the family realizes that most of the things on the list sound fun and proceed to indulge. Jackie eventually catches them, although Arthur wants to make clear that [[ItMakesSenseInContext at no point did any of them ever handle any kitty litter]].

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* ComedicSociopathy: Marjorie is like this towards most characters, but particularly Katrina. She actively encourages the younger woman to engage in risky behavior in the hopes that Katrina will somehow die in the process.


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** Katrina checks Gerard's pockets and odometer to figure where he goes when she's not around. She even considers ''Film/CapeFear'' to be a comedy!


* FunnyForeigner: Sean sets Ronny up with a handsome French bassoonist whose grasp of English comes and goes as the plot demands.



* VitriolicBestBuds: The [=McCarthy=] siblings care about each other, but they show it by constantly bickering and putting each other down. Ronny tries to get everyone to be more overtly friendly, but realizes that it's just the way his family is going to be.

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* VitriolicBestBuds: The [=McCarthy=] siblings care about each other, but they show it by constantly bickering and putting each other down. Ronny tries to get everyone to be more overtly friendly, but realizes that it's just the way his family is going to be. Plus, Ronny can dish it out just as well as his siblings when it suits him.

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** On Christmas Eve, the three [=McCarthy=] brothers each present their pregnant sister with a gift.

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** Marjorie will also blatantly play her children off one another by announcing who's doing the "best" at a certain task so that they'll all compete for her affection.


* PsychoEx: Gerard is madly in love with Katrina but the rest of the family think she's the devil and do all they can to keep her away from Gerard.

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* PsychoEx: Gerard is madly in love with Katrina Katrina, his histrionic on-and-off girlfriend, but the rest of the family think she's the devil and do all they can to keep her away from Gerard.

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* CampGay: Ronny has his moments, but the crown goes to Philip, the singer at the [=McCarthy=]'s church, who is extremely theatrical and prone to inappropriately interjecting himself into [=McCarthy=] family drama.


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* CrazyPrepared: Arthur's been keeping a spare owl statue since 1996 in the event that Marjorie somehow doesn't get her preferred choice during the annual [=McCarthy=] family gift swap.


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* SeriousBusiness: The [=McCarthys=] are proud fans of Boston-area sports teams. Merely mentioning a team from New York (especially the Yankees) is a good way to get the entire family to gang up on you.

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* {{Southies}}: Being a comedy this is actually one of the more positive portrayals of the trope despite their dysfunction.


* MundaneUtility: Sean books former Celtic Rick Fox to make an appearance at his and Gerard's birthday. The twins quickly run out of things to talk about with Fox so Marjorie uses him to do chores around the house.



* MundaneUtility: Sean books former Celtic Rick Fox to make an appearance at his and Gerard's birthday. The twins quickly run out of things to talk about with Fox so Marjorie uses him to do chores around the house.


* MyBelovedSmother: Marjorie is very possessive of Ronny because he's the only one of her children who shares her interests beyond sports.



* MyBelovedSmother: Marjorie is very possessive of Ronny because he's the only one of her children who shares her interests beyond sports.

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* MundaneUtility: Sean books former Celtic Rick Fox to make an appearance at his and Gerard's birthday. The twins quickly run out of things to talk about with Fox so Marjorie uses him to do chores around the house.

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