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Two and a Half Men 

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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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Cast

Series cast summary:
Jon Cryer ...  Alan Harper / ... 262 episodes, 2003-2015
Angus T. Jones ...  Jake Harper / ... 226 episodes, 2003-2015
Conchata Ferrell ...  Berta 211 episodes, 2003-2015
Charlie Sheen ...  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 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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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

22 September 2003 (USA) See more »

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Two and a Half Men See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Jon Cryer won two Primetime Emmy Awards for playing the role of Alan Harper. His first Emmy win was for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (when Charlie Sheen had the leading role of Charlie Harper). After Sheen left (and Ashton Kutcher came onboard as the character of Walden Schmidt), Cryer won his second Emmy as Alan Harper, this time in the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series category. See more »

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The location on the umbrella stand switches from the left side of the door to the right side and some times its not even there at all. See more »

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[repeated line]
Judith Harper: JAAAKE! YOUR FATHER IS HERE!
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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 #19.130 (2011) See more »

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Two and a Half Men Theme
Music and Lyrics by Grant Geissman, Lee Aronsohn and Chuck Lorre
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This show is so dead.
20 October 2011 | by ricardopthomazSee all my reviews

I gave it a chance, I believed in this season, I tried to like it, very hard, despite everything, but I just can't stand anymore. This show is dead! And don't get me wrong, I know that Kutcher have made some decent work in the past, take The Butterfly Effect for example, which I simply love to watch. I love this movie so much that I try to make like there's never been two lame sequels to it. It's just this one movie and that's it.

As about one of my favorite sitcoms of all time, sorry, but as much as Kutcher tries, there's no salvation to it.

I mean, Charlie Sheen is lots of fun, he can be an a**hole as a person, I don't care, but in the series, I used to LMAO with him and the rest of the cast.

Even the worst episode with Sheen is far better than this travesty now that they call Two and a Half Men Season 9.

Five episodes. No laughs, not even giggles. I'm done. The show is pretty dead to me.

As long as they don't bring Charlie back to this, do not even consider calling me to watch this garbage again.

3 stars in memory of what this show used to be once. A funny as hell experience. Now nothing but a travesty of itself.

Two and a Half Men (2003 - 2011) R.I.P.


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