Two and a Half Men (2003– )

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A hedonistic jingle writer's free-wheeling life comes to an abrupt halt when his brother and 10-year-old nephew move into his beach-front house.

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 Alan Harper / ... (248 episodes, 2003-2014)
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 Jake Harper / ... (225 episodes, 2003-2013)
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 Berta (196 episodes, 2003-2014)
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 Charlie Harper (178 episodes, 2003-2011)
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The Harper brothers Charlie and Alan are almost opposites but form a great team. They have little in common except their dislike for their mundane, maternally cold and domineering mother, Evelyn. Alan, a compulsively neat chiropractor and control-freak, is thrown out by his manipulative wife Judith who nevertheless gets him to pay for everything and do most jobs in the house. Charlie is a freelance jingle composer and irresistible Cassanova who lives in a luxurious beach-house and rarely gets up before noon. Charlie "temporarily" allows Alan and his son Jake, a food-obsessed, lazy school kid who shuttles between his parents, to move in with them after Alan's separation/divorce. The sitcom revolves around their conflicting lifestyles, raising Jake (who has the efficient, caring dad while having a ball with his fun-loving sugar uncle who teaches him boyish things), and bantering with Evelyn and various other friends and family. Other fairly regular characters include Charlie's cleaning ... Written by KGF Vissers

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Dois Homens e Meio  »

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Blythe Danner was the original choice for Charlie and Alan's mother, and even started rehearsing with the cast. But she reluctantly had to drop out due to other conflicts. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Chelsea: [whenever Charlie says something offensive that drives her away] Drop dead!
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Crazy Credits

The Chuck Lorre Productions vanity card at the end of each episode consists of the words "Chuck Lorre Productions", the vanity card number, and a short essay or mini screenplay that changes with each episode. Topics have included a riff on slang words that Lorre wants to coin, the reason a certain scene containing the line of dialog that was used as the episode's title was edited out, and a screenplay about Lorre's assistant entering his office and finding him curled up in the fetal position. See more »

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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.174 (2011) See more »

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Men men men men, manly men men men!
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Written by Grant Geissman, Lee Aronsohn, and Chuck Lorre
Performed by Elizabeth Daily and Other Studio Musicians
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There's absolutely no reason to watch this show anymore
11 April 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Two and a half men doesn't deserve to go on,now that they've fired Charlie sheen and hired Asthon Kutcher as his replacement.This show is nothing without Charlie Sheen he was the main reason to watch this show.I have to admit this show started losing its's potential once Jake started getting older. It seems like every episode had the same plot Charlie sleeping with random women he doesn't care about and Alan whining about his social life,don't get me wrong this show was funny during the time Charlie Sheen was on the show.Ever since Ashton Kutcher came on this show its gotten very vulgar it seems like the writers have an obsession with farting,masturbation,sex,and bathroom jokes.Bottom line this show needs to be canceled.


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