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Two and a Half Men

Two and a Half Men
  • Bewertung: 7,10
  • Jahr der Ersterscheinung: 2003
  • Genres: Comedy
  • Länder: United States
  • Dauer: 22 Minuten
  • Komplexität: 10

Das Leben des Werbejingle-Komponisten und Junggesellen Charlie Harper ändert sich von Grund auf, als sein Bruder Alan sich scheiden lässt und mit seinem 10-jährigen Sohn Jake mit in Charlies Strandhaus einzieht. Die Serie zeigt die drei Männer, wie sie versuchen miteinander auszukommen und dabei ständig in verschiedene, komische Situationen geraten.

  • After 12 years of marriage, his wife Judith, kicks Alan out. He turns to his older brother Charlie for help. Charlie has trouble adjusting his carefree lifestyle with the presence of his 10 year old nephew.
  • Alan punishes Jake for an incident at Judith's house. Charlie is lax in enforcing Alan's restrictions, then some seagulls invade Charlie's house as a result of Jake's actions, Charlie has to learn how to discipline his nephew.
  • Charlie and Alan go out drinking. Alan tries to reconcile with his wife, after that fails. They decide to confront the root of their issues, their mother.
  • As Charlie tries to write a new jingle, Berta quits. Alan tries to convince her to come back. Leaving Charlie to get Jake ready for a dinner. And Rose tries to get Charlie's help to prepare for a date.
  • Jake's soccer games lead to Alan and Charlie having encounters with teammates' sexy mothers.
  • Charlie and Evelyn date members of the same family.
  • Jake sees a butterfly tattoo on the firm bottom of a surfer-chick friend of Charlie's, which is the start a string of harmless events that become larger and more disastrous with each action. This is not unlike the famous chaos theory's Butterfly Effect, asking if the flap of a butterfly's wing in Brazil, could set off a tornado in Texas.
  • After being tricked into helping Alan and Judith produce Jake's classroom musical, Charlie is flattered to find out that the kids know all the words to his jingles. Alan is blind-sided with divorce papers from Judith, causing strife which results in Charlie, who refuses to deal with the pre-pubers without a snootful, having to produce the play on his own. Jake is crushed when he realizes that a reconciliation between his parents may never happen.
  • Charlie wants to dump a female friend to whom Jake has grown attached. Alan and Rose bond over a game of Scrabble.
  • Thanksgiving winds up being the least thankful day of the year for Charlie, who has to bribe various members of his household to even come to a traditional turkey dinner. Not only are the usual feuds in evidence (leading to a turkey-carving right out of “Psycho”) but Judith's parents are actually sympathetic to Alan and hostile to their own daughter for her “fling” with lesbianism.
  • Seeing Judith's new look and boyfriend prompts Alan to realize that if he wants to get back into the dating scene, he will need to change his look also.
  • Berta brings her 16 year old granddaughter to work. She poses issues for the men.
  • Charlie tries to nurse Alan back from the flu because he needs him for a double date with sisters.
  • Charlie's accountant Stan tries to make Charlie understand his desperate financial situation.
  • Charlie falls for a seemingly crazy woman named Frankie–against Alan's advice.
  • Now Frankie has tricked the Harpers into taking her and her daughter Joanie in, she explains that Bob's parents want her declared mentally incompetent in order to get custody. Charlie wants to dump her, but Alan insists on taking them both in. Jake doesn't enjoy the 8 year old's ‘romantic’ attention. Charlie hates the consolation kisses and compliments, and is stunned when Frankie prefers intimacy with Alan. Charlie rightly warns him he's just falling for his ‘damsel in distress’, but warns her not to hurt his kid brother.
  • Charlie is offended when Alan chooses his married, responsible cousins as Jake's guardians.
  • Charlie's old flame, Jill, comes for a visit, she had an operation and is now called “Bill.” Then Evelyn starts dating Bill.
  • Judith's sister Liz comes for a visit.
  • Jake plays electric guitar all day long and doesn't want to do anything else. Alan and Charlie can't figure out why. Jake refuses to discuss anything with anyone, including his grandmother and even a psychologist.
  • Charlie tries to seduce Alan's divorce lawyer, Laura, and her assistant. He sleeps with Laura and they decide not to tell Alan anything since it's unethical, considering that Charlie is a participant in the case.
  • Charlie notices that Alan sleepwalks and tries to find out what's causing it and how to deal with it. He asks for help their mother, Evelyn, and Jake's psychologist, Dr. Linda Freeman.
  • Jake repeats something Charlie says to Judith. Then Judith refuses to let Alan take Jake for the weekend. Alan tries to talk to Judith, but encounters resistance from Judith and her friends. It's up to Charlie to set things right.
  • Charlie is sure he isn't ready for fatherhood after a year of trying to raise Jake, so he opts to have a vasectomy. But when the doctor performing the procedure keeps getting calls from his wife – who's about to give birth – Charlie starts to think about what fatherhood might entail and likes the idea, provided he still has his vital organs intact (in more ways than one).
  • After Alan falls off the roof, Charlie has to look after the adolescent and increasingly obnoxious Jake for the weekend.
  • Alan has to lobby the principal to keep Jake from getting expelled, while Charlie is left to manage the chiropractic office for the day.
  • After it's revealed Alan and Judith have been trying to reconcile, Charlie, Evelyn, and Rose vie for the role of spoiler.
  • Alan looks for a new place after he invites Berta to stay at Charlie's house, bringing the brothers to blows.
  • Charlie's inability to reciprocate his girlfriend's love forces him to examine his relationships with women.
  • Charlie's Satan-worshiping girlfriend has a knack for the supernatural, and seems to be the cause of some strange happenings around the Harper house.
  • Charlie gets drunk and sleeps with Rose on her birthday. Rose says she knows it's no big deal. But her father quickly shows up at Charlie's house, under the impression that they've been dating for two years.
  • Charlie bribes Jake into taking ballet lessons so he can vie for the affections of the teacher. Things go awry, however, when Charlie and Jake find themselves competing for those affections.
  • Charlie's elderly neighbor has an uncomfortable business proposition for Alan.
  • After Alan goes on a dinner with Jake, Charlie and Evelyn, he becomes fed up with seeking approval from women and decides to quit doing so with a little help from Charlie.
  • Alan's girlfriend Sandy is Malibu's answer to Martha Stewart, causing Alan and Charlie to pack on the pounds. Their desire for her fabulous culinary output is ultimately overwhelmed by her craziness.
  • After a disastrous evening out with his brother, Charlie decides it is time to see a shrink.
  • Charlie has to decide whether he can really commit to a serious relationship with Mia, especially when sex is currently off the agenda. Unsurprisingly, his suggestion that he sleep with other women in the meantime falls on somewhat stony ground.
  • As Charlie tries to receive his version of benefits from the relationship he has with Mia, Alan starts dating Charlie's most recent ex-girlfriend.
  • Forced to hide in his garage to enjoy a brace of beers and half a Cuban cigar, Charlie's attempts to keep his unhealthy lifestyle habits secret from Mia fall apart when she smells bacon on his breath, resulting in their first major argument since taking their relationship to a physical plane.
  • Jake's twelfth birthday approaches. Alan is busy with young, hot Kandi.
  • Charlie is nominated for an award, but he knows his rival Archie will win, as usual, so he doesn't want to attend it. Rose asks Charlie to help her with her boyfriend Gordon.
  • Alan is having financial problems: Kandi is too “expensive” for him.
  • Charlie learns that Kandi has been living with them for three weeks. It turns out he hasn't even noticed some furniture changes. Alan wants to try her as secretary, but Charlie doesn't think she's smart enough for that.
  • Alan is made to admit to Charlie, who keeps hitting it in, he has hit rock-bottom now his brainless girlfriend Kandi has moved in with his ex. It's all so confusing that Jake would prefer dad's ladies to be lesbians, then tells him Kandi's ma Mandi has joined Charlie's endless list of sexual conquests. Alan can't talk to Kandi, she just repeats Judith's phrases, clearly without understanding the words, but he sees her dad, Mandi's ex Andy, arrive on blind date with his own ex Judith. Frolicking finale at Judith's, in rooms, bed and hot-tub…
  • Alan turns to Jake's teacher for stimulating conversation, since Kandi obviously can't provide any. But the teacher starts to get the wrong idea about Alan's intentions.
  • Jake has his first boys-girls party, dating a smart girl, Wendy Cho. Alan was looking forward to coaching his son, but even Jake, who spends his schooldays watching the clock tick, isn't dumb enough to consider dating advice from the worst womanizer in L.A., while Charlie proves he can coach a virtually hopeless case -Alan and Judith's genes without the IQ- trough appearance, dance and anything else. In fact Alan envies Jake so much, he still hopes for …
  • Mia comes back and asks Charlie to donate his sperm. He agrees to, but for some unknown reason he can't deliver.
  • Charlie and Mia discover that setting up a wedding with their two crazy families is a disaster, so they decide to get married in Las Vegas.
  • After the death of Charlie Harper, Alan faces the reality of moving out of his brother's beach house - until he meets a depressed Internet billionaire whose wife just left him.
  • Walden buys Charlie's house and hires Berta as his live-in housekeeper, forcing Alan to move back in with his mom. However, Alan sees an opportunity to come back when Walden asks for advice about getting his wife back.
  • While preparing for a romantic dinner with his wife, Walden accidentally talks Jake into dropping out of school.
  • Alan begins working on getting Lyndsey back, but his days at Walden's place may be numbered after Walden hooks up with Charlie's gold-digger ex girlfriend, Courtney.
  • Lyndsey dumps Alan after he agrees to be completely honest about his past, and a stoned Walden tries to cheer him up by throwing him a party.
  • Alan convinces Walden to see Charlie's old shrink after he gets his divorce papers from Bridget, but his spirits are soon lifted after he meets a lesbian who looks like her.
  • Walden hires Evelyn as his interior decorator, but Alan is convinced that she just wants to take advantage of him sexually. Meanwhile, Alan inherits Charlie's journal, and Jake has a crush on his tutor, but she has a crush on Walden.
  • Still emotional after Charlie's death and jealous over Walden's ability to pick up hot single women, Alan takes a break from reality and channels his inner Charlie.
  • Upon his return from the “stress clinic,” Alan finds out that Jake got his girlfriend pregnant, Walden and Lyndsey are sleeping together, and he has to move out immediately.
  • After Jake talks Walden into asking out a woman he meets at a supermarket, Alan considers hocking Walden's incredibly expensive wedding ring to get out of debt.
  • Just as Walden appears ready to pursue a new relationship with Zoe, Bridget returns and says that she wants him back.
  • Walden's mother arrives for Christmas and Alan is smitten with her, even as she reveals a secret about a “pet” from Walden's past that sends him into a downward spiral.
  • When Bridget and Walden's mother try to take control of Walden's company, Walden puts Alan on the board. But can he be trusted once Walden's mother gets to him?
  • While Zoe pressures Walden into shaving and cutting his hair, Alan discovers that Lyndsey is dating a younger man.
  • Walden looks for ways to spice up his lackluster love life with Zoe, including a batch of Berta's “special” brownies.
  • Alan and Walden are stuck at home with their feuding girlfriends on Valentine's Day because of a torrential storm.
  • When Zoe doesn't return his “I love you,” Walden retaliates by immediately picking up on another woman.
  • Walden's estranged ex-business partner comes to him with a billion-dollar business idea, and another secret or two.
  • Alan and Lyndsey introduce their mothers to each other, while Walden spends the night hanging out with Jake and Eldrige since Zoe is still out of town.
  • Zoe is upset when she finds out that Bridget is a business partner in Walden's latest venture, while Alan and Lyndsey have an awkward dinner with their moms, who are now lovers and are planning to move in together.
  • Walden's commitment is tested when Zoey and her daughter come to live with him. Meanwhile, Alan gets more than he bargained for when he moves in with Lyndsey.
  • Charlie's spirit returns from Hell in the form of a middle aged woman to tell Alan to make some changes to his life after his heart attack.
  • Alan decides to take advantage of the guilt felt by his family and Walden after his heart attack, but Zoe knows that he's just milking it and sets out to prove it.
  • Jake and Eldridge make an important decision about their future after they graduate from high school and get fired from their jobs at Walden's new company.

Kommentare 2

  • 18.07.2019 16:42
    Muito obrigada por disponibilizar essa série. As legendas estão ótimas.
  • 24.12.2018 05:33
    Excellent comedy!
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