Two and a Half Men: Season 1, Episode 13

Sarah Like Puny Alan (12 Jan. 2004)

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Charlie tries to nurse Alan back from the flu because he needs him for a double date with sisters.



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Desiree Barrington
Kathy (as Lori Lynn Lively)


Charlie enjoys teaching 'blank page' Jake dirty jokes. Alan has flu, so Rose imposes herself as his 'intimate' nurse, until Evelyn arrives and takes over. Charlie insists on double-dating with Alan, in order to have revenge on his ex, Kathy. Alan suddenly agrees because his date turns out to be the soap star Desiree. To get Alan back on his feet, the Harper boys go to the sauna but all they manage to do is catch the flu. Sick, the brothers exchange confidences about career frustrations and bicker about chiropractics, at the worst possible moment. Written by KGF Vissers

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Charlie: Oh, come on Alan, her name is Desiree. That's like Desire with a "yay"on it.
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As with the end of every episode, Chuck Lorre has his own Vanity Card. This episode vanity card reads in part. "CHUCK LORRE PRODUCTIONS 113 Every so often I'm hit with an overwhelmingly urge to write. An inchoate feeling wells up inside me and demands to substantiate itself through the power of words. When I sat down to write this vanity card, I was in the grip of such a feeling. Thankfully, it has passed." See more »


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When Charlie and Alan fall ill
11 April 2013 | by See all my reviews

In this thirteenth episode Charlie wants to arrange(settle) a date and wants to be accompanied with Alan who is at this moment a sick person. Charlie is then going to become sick as Alan and the meeting(appointment) will not take place. This episode marks clearly a slow down after the excellent twelfth episode. The funniest in this episode it is the pathetic state of Charlie and Alan who pulls(entails) multiple effective funny situations. But otherwise the intrigue is lacking thickness as for the dialog they are more low(weaker) than has accustomed while remaining honorable. This episode is the example-type(-chap) of the episode of a good level but which is lacking charismatic minor characters and which rests on his/her laurels.

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