Two and a Half Men: Season 5, Episode 17

Fish in a Drawer (5 May 2008)

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Parody of "CSI" in which a body is found in Charlie's bed, and detectives try to figure out who is the killer.



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While Evelyn still enjoys the wedding reception, Charlie finds her latest husband Teddy dead on bed, pants down and skull smashed. He and Alan have no choice but to inform their mother and call the police, which turns the feast into a murder investigation. The Harpers are treated as suspects, but ultimately learn neither Teddy nor his daughter Charlie's potential bride, were who they seemed to be. Written by KGF Vissers

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This episode was written by the writers of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000) as part of a ploy of the network to have writers from both shows write an episode for the other's show. See more »


Evelyn Harper: There was lipstick on his hoo-hoo.
Wes Tosterone: Your lipstick?
Evelyn Harper: Oh god no. I'd rather drink your coffee.
Wes Tosterone: So he was with another woman?
Evelyn Harper: Not necessarily.
Wes Tosterone: Do you have another theory for where the lipstick came from?
Evelyn Harper: Have you ruled out clowns? You should check for really big footprints.
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Referenced in Two and a Half Men: Dying is Easy, Comedy is Hard (2009) See more »


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Written by Alex North and Hy Zaret
Performed by Holland Taylor (uncredited)
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7 May 2008 | by (Sundsvall, Sweden) – See all my reviews

Just when I thought this show couldn't get any better.

This episode is among the best there is! The CSI-like effects and style were awesome. I laughed so hard every time. And even a cameo from George Eads :)

I hope there will be more of these "parody-episodes" 'cause it's hilarious. Maybe not more parodies of CSI, but there's plenty of shows out there just waiting to be parodied.

I don't understand people who bash this episode of being a crossover. Is it supposed to be serious? No. Then don't take it seriously. Just try to have a good time.

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