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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 / ... 262 episodes, 2003-2015
...  Jake Harper / ... 226 episodes, 2003-2015
...  Berta 211 episodes, 2003-2015
...  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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Former Bond Girls: Teri Hatcher and Denise Richards both had guest roles on the show; Hatcher, whom played Judith's sister Liz in Two and a Half Men: I Remember The Coatroom, I Just Don't Remember You (2004) played Paris Carver in Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) and Richards (Charlie Sheen's Ex wife), whom played Lisa in Two and a Half Men: Merry Thanksgiving (2003) and Two and a Half Men: Yes, Monsignor (2004) played Dr. Christmas Jones in The World is Not Enough (1999). See more »

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Alan Harper: [Alan is moving out, and Charlie has labeled a box "Porn And Blow-Up Doll"] You couldn't spell "Miscellaneous"?
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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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Two and a Half Men Theme
Music and Lyrics by Grant Geissman, Lee Aronsohn and Chuck Lorre
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After Charlie, it all went wrong
20 July 2012 | by See all my reviews

Charlie should have gone after Rose to marry her. Ryan Stiles divorces Alan's ex and moves in with Alan and the kid, more believable. 2 exes from the same wife living together with the kid. Ryan is a great comedian and should have gotten the part. Don't like the new show at all,Ashton Kutcher totally makes this an entirely different show from the first one. Bad transition, Ryan is a WAAY better comedian than Ashton will ever be and he already had a position in the show. Should continue along the same storyline rather than write a new show. This to me is an obvious move, why could no one else see this? It's not that I'm Canadian like Ryan, it's just that I have seen Ryan and followed him since I first saw him on the Beachcombers show 100 years ago.I think he has been overlooked too many times.


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