Customers pack Paddy's on Valentine's Day; Dennis implores the gang to do one day of actual work, but a mystery crate that Cricket spots in the alley distracts everyone.
- Charlie Day as Charlie Kelly
- Glenn Howerton as Dennis Reynolds
- Rob McElhenney as Mac
- Kaitlin Olson as Dee Reynolds
- Danny DeVito as Frank Reynolds
- Burnie Burns from Rooster Teeth Productions has a small appearance as one of the customers.
- This is one of the very rare occasions where we see The Gang actually doing their jobs at the bar: Dennis as the bartender, Dee as the waitress, Mac as security, Charlie as the janitor, Frank as the manager.
- A dedication to Glenn Howerton's real-life father-in-law Bob Latiano was show immediately following the conclusion of this episode.
- This entire episode takes place in the bar.
- This episode is set chronologically after "A Cricket's Tale", despite airing before it. Therefore, Cricket's appearance in this episode is the last time he shows up this season despite starring in the following episode.
|Season 12 Episodes|
|1. "The Gang Turns Black"|
2. "The Gang Goes to a Water Park"
3. "Old Lady House: a Situation Comedy"
4. "Wolf Cola: A Public Relations Nightmare"
5. "Making Dennis Reynolds a Murderer"
|6. "Hero or Hate Crime?"|
8. "The Gang Tends Bar"
9. "A Cricket's Tale"
10. "Dennis' Double Life"