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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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Series cast summary:
 Alan Harper / ...


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 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 lady ... Written by KGF Vissers

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Two adults. One kid. No grown-ups. See more »


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Release Date:

22 September 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dois Homens e Meio  »

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Steven V. Silver, the show's cinematographer for the first 10 seasons, also has worked on Mom (2013), Dharma & Greg (1997) and The Big Bang Theory (2007), all of them Chuck Lorre shows. See more »


Charlie: [repeated line, when someone says something dumb] Hellouu?
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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 »


Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.102 (2011) See more »


Two and a Half Men Theme
Music and Lyrics by Grant Geissman, Lee Aronsohn and Chuck Lorre
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Charlie sheen
9 September 2012 | by See all my reviews

Aston kutcher instead of Charlie sheen? are we serious???? come on men,Charlie is born for comedy shows and especially for this show,he was talented and because of his real life was as the show,drinking,women and drugs,he was very good in this role in the show,but they stopped him...because he was a bad person to see on TVs..come guys,when do we live,at 1960 with full of censorship??

however,i want to be kind but Aston is awful..

This show is great,has a lot of fun but with Charlie had incredibly good jokes..

so,the result is: " WE WANT CHARLIE BACK!!! "

i hope that someone will read it and he will put him back..

(i am so sanguine , ha ha)

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