7 of the Most Confusing Twists in Comedy History
There’s no shortage of confusing behavior going on in the entertainment industry. At this stage, the job description for becoming a celebrity might as well include something about carrying on in ways that nobody can understand. Comedians are generally the only ones we can turn to in order to m... [Read More]
When ‘Two and a Half Men’ and ‘CSI’ Crossed Over, for Some Reason
‘Structurally Sound’ is a recurring feature where each week a different structurally unusual, rule-breaking anomaly of an episode from a comedy series is examined. “For me, that’s when the series jumped the shark.” Crossovers are increasingly popular these days, with se... [Read More]
The only thing you needed to see in the “Two and A Half Men” series finale
Two and A Half Men wrapped its 12th and final season on CBS tonight with a two-part hourlong episode, and you could have, should have, would have just skipped ahead through the closing credits to get to the most/only important thing. Sorry Ashton Kutcher. Sorry Jon Cryer. Sorry other kid who gr... [Read More]
Being a "Difficult" Woman on TV and the Refreshing Brilliance of 'The Comeback'
by Harry Waksberg When the history of '90s sitcoms is told through televised romans à clef, it is, of course, the writers who get the last word. Tension between writers and stars is nothing new to television — ask any writer of Mork & Mindy what working with Robin Williams was like ... [Read More]
CBS's 'Odd Couple' Reboot Will Premiere Before the 'Two and a Half Men' Series Finale
by Megh Wright CBS just announced series premiere and finale dates for its Matthew Perry and Thomas Lennon-starring Odd Couple reboot and long-running sitcom Two and a Half Men. The Wrap reports that The Odd Couple will air its series premiere on Thursday, February 19th at 8:30pm and will be followe... [Read More]
Charlie Sheen returning to Two and a Half Men?
Charlie Sheen has reached out to Two and a Half Men about bringing back iconic playboy Charlie Harper for the 12th and final season. Sheen, who currently stars on FX’s Anger Management, told TV Guide magazine, “We’re trying to figure out what makes the most sense.” The actor ... [Read More]
Master of Dated Humor Chuck Lorre Just Made His First "'Two and a Half Men' Is Bad" Joke
by Bradford Evans "To do a show about people trying to redeem their lives and to salvage and repair the damage they’ve done — for me, it’s an opportunity to apologize for Two and a Half Men." -Two and a Half Men/Big Bang Theory creator Chuck Lorre, proving his love for dated c... [Read More]
‘Two and a Half Men’ 12th season will be its last, Chuck Lorre promises ‘season long event’
Two and a Half Men, starring Ashton Kutcher and Jon Cryer, will end after the upcoming 12th season, CBS entertainment president Nina Tassler confirmed. The long-running sitcom, which also formerly starred Angus T. Jones and Charlie Sheen has survived the type of turmoil and drama that usually q... [Read More]
CBS Passes on 'HIMYD' and Gives 'Two and a Half Men' Its Final Season
by Megh Wright CBS announced at their upfront presentation today that their long-running sitcom Two and a Half Men will air its twelfth and final season next year. Co-created and executive produced by Chuck Lorre and Lee Aronsohn, Two and a Half Men premiered on the network back in 2003 and has face... [Read More]
The Kid from 'Two and a Half Men' Said Some More Religious Stuff, Has a Neckbeard Now
by Bradford Evans Two and a Half Men's titular half man Angus T. Jones left the show last summer, calling the show "filth" in a testimonial video for a Christian cult he belongs to, and he did a local TV interview in Houston, Texas, out today that gives an update on what's going on with his life: 1)... [Read More]