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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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Charlie Lives! (syndication) See more »

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

22 September 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Two and a Half Men See more »

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Dolby

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Kimberly Williams-Paisley (Gretchin) and Courtney Thorne-Smith (Lindsay) worked together on sitcom According to Jim (2001). See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Rose: [this is Charlie's last appearance in the entire series] I think that's everything.
Charlie: What'd you tell your husband?
Rose: I didn't have to tell him anything, he's in New York for a big fashion show.
Charlie: Perfect. So what kind of clothes does he design anyway?
Rose: Men's sports wear mostly.
Charlie: Anything I might like?
Rose: No, it's more the kind of stuff Alan would wear.
Charlie: Oh. So tacky.
Rose: I think I left my raincoat in the bedroom.
Charlie: I'll get it.
[...]
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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 Conan: Dead Men Don't Wear Spanx (2010) 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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The show is dead - CBS resurrected it as a zombie
8 October 2011 | by gfarrySee all my reviews

I watched 2 episodes of the 9th season - it's not funny anymore. This show was my favorite for years and now such a disappointment. When I heard CBS decided to continue the show with Kutcher instead of Charlie - I told: OK, I like Charlie's character and can't imagine the show w/o him but let give the guys a shot. But Kutcher absolutely doesn't match his role. He is a good actor but just not for the show. The 9th season should never be started. After the 16 episodes of 8th season, CBS should produce only one episode 9x01, call it 8x17 and end the show. That would be a good end for the show. Now, it's just a zombie. And all of this just because of the guy who is ashame of his real name... He should just name Charlie "Carlos" and get them even. Probably, the Chuck creates good ideas/scripts but Charlie provided energy for the show. He was a soul of the show. As I said: a body w/o a soul is a zombie.


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