Two and a Half Men

Ended Thursday / 9:00pm CBS US 25 min.
Charlie is a well-to-do bachelor with a house at the beach, a Jaguar in the front, and an easy way with women. His casual Malibu lifestyle is interrupted when his tightly wound brother Alan, who's facing a divorce, and his son Jake, come to live with him. Together, these two and a half men confront the challenges of growing up; finally. Complicating matters are the brothers' self-obsessed, controlling mother, Evelyn, Alan's estranged wife, Judith and Charlie's crazy neighbor Rose, who wants to be a part of his life and is willing to do anything to be around. After the death of his brother, Alan Harper meets and befriends a lonely young man named Walden Schmidt who turns out to be a billionaire. Unable to afford his brother's home, Alan sells Walden the house, and as a way of showing his gratitude, Walden allows Alan and his son Jake to move in with him.

Season 12

16 Episodes

Charlie Harper is alive. Or is he?
Feb 19 2015
Charlie Harper is alive. Or is he?
Feb 19 2015
After they sign their divorce papers, Walden offers Alan the gift of his choice, but when Alan chooses something selfish and impractical, it puts his relationship with Lyndsey on the line.
Feb 12 2015
Walden fears if he breaks up with Ms. McMartin, it will jeopardize his adoption of Louis. Also, Alan hesitates when Lyndsey asks him to move in with her.
Feb 05 2015
When Alan breaks up with their social worker to get back together with Lyndsey, Walden worries it will affect Louis’ adoption.
Jan 29 2015
Walden joins a group for adoptive fathers, and finds it to be a nice escape from Alan.
Jan 22 2015
Alan takes it upon himself to help Walden keep Louis after the social worker discovers he and Walden are not really a gay couple.
Jan 15 2015
Walden discovers how challenging it is to be intimate with women when his foster son, Louis, is in the house. Also, Herb asks Alan if he can go on a date with Lyndsey.
Jan 08 2015
Alan and Walden attempt to convince Louis that Santa Claus is real.
Dec 18 2014
Alan and Walden befriend three moms at a kids’ gym, but things get complicated when Walden becomes attracted to one of them. Alan goes out for a girls’ night with a group of moms.
Dec 11 2014
Alan breaks Walden's rules when he realizes that Louis thinks he's cool, and he wants it to stay that way.
Dec 04 2014
Walden becomes a foster parent to a 6-year-old boy, but worries about himself when they don't hit it off like he hoped.
Nov 27 2014
A birth mother considers having Walden and Alan adopt her baby.
Nov 20 2014
Alan and Walden have a meeting with an adoption social worker that hinges on them being convincing as a loving couple. Lyndsey returns after 60 days in rehab.
Nov 13 2014
When Walden asks Alan to sign a pre-nup, Alan gets offended and has second thoughts about getting married.
Nov 06 2014
Following a health scare on Halloween, Walden decides to reprioritize his life with Alan's help.
Oct 30 2014

Season 11

22 Episodes

Alan must face the consequences after revealing his identity to Larry.
May 08 2014
Gretchen insists that Alan reveal his true identity to Larry; Walden, Barry and Jenny go on a road trip.
May 01 2014
Alan finds an opportunity to make money; Walden addresses his co-dependency issues.
Apr 24 2014
After reconnecting with Kate, Walden becomes convinced she is the one for him -- until he meets a woman named Vivian (Mila Kunis).
Apr 10 2014
Walden's ex-girlfriend invites him to her boutique opening; Gretchen hopes to spend more time at Alan's home.
Apr 03 2014
Lyndsey finds out about Alan's relationship with Gretchen; Walden has a difficult time telling Barry to find his own place.
Mar 13 2014
Walden thinks his girlfriend is cheating on him; Alan starts dating Larry's sister, Gretchen (Kimberly Williams-Paisley).
Mar 06 2014
Alan asks Lyndsey to choose between him and Larry; Jenny worries that she and Brooke are growing apart.
Feb 27 2014
Alan finds out that Lyndsey broke up with Larry without telling him; Walden tries to prove he is a man's man.
Feb 06 2014
Marty Pepper (Carl Reiner) proposes to Evelyn; Alan and Walden plan a bachelor party for Marty.
Jan 30 2014
Lyndsey's boyfriend sets Alan up on a date; Walden wants to help Nicole with her project so she will have time to date him.
Jan 09 2014
Walden teams up with a beautiful former employee (Odette Annable) on a new project; Alan gives Jenny advice about her girlfriend (Aly Michalka).
Jan 02 2014
Jake sends Alan a Japanese delicacy; the house comes alive with questionable Christmas lyrics.
Dec 12 2013
Walden goes on a date with an accident-prone model; Alan's date reveals surprising personal information.
Dec 05 2013
When Alan and Lyndsey's affair puts Walden in danger, he is forced to accept Rose's (Melanie Lynskey) help.
Nov 21 2013
Lyndsey's jealousy disrupts Walden's and Alan's dates with beautiful women.
Nov 14 2013
Alan wants to set up a date with Lynda Carter once he learns Walden knows her; Walden begrudgingly agrees to invite Lynda over for dinner.
Nov 07 2013
Alan tries to find out what Lyndsey's boyfriend has over him; Walden helps Jenny pursue her acting career.
Oct 24 2013
Walden parties with Jenny and her attractive friends; Alan's illicit affair with Lyndsey is jeopardized.
Oct 17 2013
When Berta hurts her back at work, Alan and Walden think she should retire.
Oct 10 2013
Jenny moves in with Evelyn and her wealthy boyfriend, Marty (Carl Reiner).
Oct 03 2013
Charlie's 25-year-old daughter arrives at the beach house, hoping to get to know her family.
Sep 26 2013

Season 10

23 Episodes

Walden dates an attractive 22-year-old (Hilary Duff), but ends up being more interested in her grandmother (Marilu Henner); Jake and Alan go on a trip.
May 09 2013
With encouragement from Walden, Alan decides to update his look; Alan is faced with a moral dilemma when he attracts a married woman.
May 02 2013
Alan has a difficult time coping when Lyndsey breaks up with him.
Apr 25 2013
Walden and Alan are caught in the crossfire when Jake cheats on his girlfriend (Jaime Pressly) with her 18-year-old daughter.
Apr 04 2013
Alan and Walden end up partying too hard as they try to cheer up Herb.
Mar 14 2013
After a fight with Walden, Alan decides to move in with Herb.
Mar 07 2013
When Walden runs into his ex and they start talking about getting back together, Alan worries that she is not good enough.
Feb 21 2013
Depressed on Valentine's Day, Walden tries to talk Kate into giving him another chance; Alan's holiday plans go south.
Feb 14 2013
When Jake brings his 36-year-old girlfriend home for a visit, Alan is concerned; Walden tries to hide something from Alan.
Feb 07 2013
Alan is faced with relationship trouble when he does not give Lyndsey a key to the beach house; Walden, Alan, Herb and Billy commiserate about relationships.
Jan 31 2013
Alan and Walden go to Kate's fashion show in New York so Walden can reveal the truth about his identity.
Jan 10 2013
Alan invests Walden's money in Kate's fashion line; leading a double life takes its toll on Walden.
Jan 03 2013
Walden juggles his two identities; Alan ends up alone on Christmas.
Dec 13 2012
Alan helps Walden create a new identity so he can avoid women who are only interested in his money.
Dec 06 2012
Alans famous ex-wife, Kandi, wants to reconcile; when Berta isn't interested in celebrating her birthday, Walden tries to make her day special.
Nov 29 2012
Alan feels reluctant to make a commitment to Lyndsey, but an unexpected source inspires him; Walden enjoys being the boy-toy of a wealthy older woman.
Nov 15 2012
When Walden gets tired of the complications that come with a traditional relationship, he hires an actress to be his girlfriend; Jake plans a rendezvous with Missi (Miley Cyrus) at the beach house.
Nov 08 2012
Walden must choose between Zoey and Rose.
Nov 01 2012
Walden ignores Alan's warnings and starts dating Rose.
Oct 25 2012
A friend's visiting daughter makes Walden feel his age.
Oct 18 2012
Lyndsey and Alan try to add a little excitement to their love life.
Oct 11 2012
Walden has a breakdown after his relationship with Zoey ends.
Oct 04 2012
Walden plans a big surprise for Zoey's birthday.
Sep 27 2012

Season 9

24 Episodes

Jake graduates and must decide what to do with his life.
May 14 2012
Zoey isn't convinced Alan deserves all the love and affection he receives upon his return from the hospital.
May 07 2012
Charlie's ghost pays a visit to Alan after he suffers a minor heart attack.
Apr 30 2012
Zoey and her daughter move in with Walden; Alan gets more than he bargained for with Lyndsey.
Apr 16 2012
Walden breaks the news to Zoey that he is going into business with his ex-wife. Alan and Lyndsey try to cope with their mom's relationship.
Apr 09 2012
Alan and Lyndsey introduce their mothers. Jake and Eldridge get a ride from Walden to a party.
Mar 19 2012
Walden's ex-business partner shows up at the beach house looking to make peace.
Feb 27 2012
A near-death experience has an adverse effect on Zoey and Walden's relationship; Alan thinks Lyndsey may have a drinking problem.
Feb 20 2012
When a huge storm keeps Walden, Alan, Zoey and Lindsay at home on Valentine's Day, conflict brews and relationships are strained.
Feb 13 2012
Walden tries to loosen Zooey up by sharing some of Berta's special brownies.
Feb 06 2012
Zoey tries to convince Walden to cut his hair and shave; Alan and Lyndsey revive their relationship.
Jan 16 2012
Walden’s ex-wife and mother try to take control of his company, so he turns to Alan for help.
Jan 02 2012
Walden's mother arrives and Alan is smitten with her, even as she reveals a secret about Walden's past that sends him into a downward spiral.
Dec 12 2011
Walden is trying his best to impress his new love interest when Bridget reappears in his life.
Dec 05 2011
Walden hits it off with a British babe, but neither of them is sure he's ready to re-enter the dating world.
Nov 21 2011
Upon his release from the hospital, Alan is met with a slew of challenges that test his ability to cope.
Nov 14 2011
When Walden begins redecorating the beach house, Alan becomes overly emotional.
Nov 07 2011
Jake has a crush on his chemistry tutor, who has a crush on Walden. Meanwhile, Alan obsesses over the journal his brother left him in his will.
Oct 31 2011
Walden receives divorce papers from Bridget, but forgets his depression when he meets a girl who looks eerily like her.
Oct 24 2011
Alan has trouble accepting Lyndsey's seedy movie past, and Walden tries to cheer him up by throwing a party.
Oct 17 2011
Walden goes looking for Mrs. Right while Alan has an opportunity to reconcile with Lyndsey.
Oct 10 2011
Alan prepares Walden for a date with Bridget, while Jake decides to emulate Walden and drop out of school.
Oct 03 2011
Walden deals with his ex-wife, Bridget.
Sep 26 2011
Alan and Jake meet Walden Schmidt, a broken-hearted billionaire.
Sep 19 2011

Season 8

16 Episodes

Rose and Alan discover each other's secrets. Meanwhile, Charlie's desperate to get some time alone with Rose.
Feb 14 2011
While Charlie and Rose carry on their "affair," Alan's chiropractic business turns into a Ponzi scheme.
Feb 07 2011
Obsessed and believing her to be married, Charlie starts stalking Rose. Jake and Eldridge start taping themselves doing Jackass-style stunts.
Jan 17 2011
Alan feels paranoid when Lyndsey becomes friendly with Charlie.
Jan 03 2011
Depressed after his breakup from Courtney (Jenny McCarthy), Charlie goes to see his psychiatrist (Jane Lynch).
Dec 13 2010
Alan goes to great lengths to be able to get Lyndsey a nice birthday present.
Dec 06 2010
When Charlie's ex-girlfriend Courtney is released from prison, he treats her to the good life despite her having been in prison for conning him.
Nov 22 2010
When Berta takes a couple of days off, Charlie falls for her replacement. Meanwhile, Alan believes he's being stalked by Lyndsey's ex-husband.
Nov 15 2010
Charlie and Alan try to set up Evelyn with Russell the pharmacist.
Nov 08 2010
Charlie's girlfriend gets fed up with his stalker, Rose.
Nov 01 2010
Charlie has difficulty dealing with dating a slightly older woman.
Oct 25 2010
Alan pretends to be Charlie when he goes out on the town; Charlie sneaks off for cosmetic surgery.
Oct 18 2010
Lyndsey and Eldridge move into Charlie's house after their home burns down.
Oct 11 2010
After moving in with Lyndsey, Alan continues to have a rendezvous with Melissa at Charlie's house.
Oct 04 2010
Charlie is willing to do anything for Alan to accept Lyndsey's offer to move in with her.
Sep 27 2010
When Jake finds out that Alan has been dating Eldridge's mom, he packs up and heads to Judith and Herb's. Meanwhile, Charlie decides it's time to cut back on boozing.
Sep 20 2010

Season 7

22 Episodes

Charlie is miffed over Alan's planned attendance of Chelsea's birthday party and suffers the indignity of having Jake chauffer him around following a license suspension.
May 24 2010
Charlie is visited by the ghosts of his ex-girlfriends while Alan and Jake are on a road trip.
May 17 2010
Alan tries for an intimate night at a hotel with his new girlfriend, while Charlie takes a different approach to obtain the "girlfriend experience"
May 10 2010
Alan is torn between the bad influence of Jake's new friend and the hotness of his mother.
Apr 12 2010
Charlie has a return engagement with Chelsea's best friend, while Alan has an unexpected effect on a new female patient.
Mar 22 2010
Charlie and Chelsea have a post-breakup one-night stand.
Mar 08 2010
Charlie runs off to Vegas and returns with a new wife, but she's not Chelsea.
Mar 01 2010
Chelsea and Charlie's relationship is at risk when Charlie's jealousy comes between them.
Feb 08 2010
Charlie suspects Chelsea likes the lawyer representing Alan after his arrest for a bar fight.
Feb 01 2010
Charlie opts to have a colonoscopy in order to avoid going on a trip with Chelsea to see her parents. However, when he returns home, he finds her parents at his house.
Jan 18 2010
Jake hopes to win back Celeste by writing her love songs. Alan and Herb hope to keep Judith from finding out they've become friends.
Jan 11 2010
Jake is taught the art of infidelity by Charlie, whose girlfriend is away for Christmas.
Dec 15 2009
Charlie discovers that Chelsea has not been completely honest about her finances.
Dec 07 2009
Charlie discovers he has not been satisfying Chelsea; Alan attempts to cure his thinning hair without spending much money.
Nov 23 2009
While overcoming a bad break-up, Chelsea invites her beautiful college roommate to stay at the house.
Nov 16 2009
Alan and Charlie are shocked when they wake up next to a strange woman, and try to find out what happened.
Nov 09 2009
Alan's advice to Chelsea that she get breast-reduction surgery is not met with enthusiasm by Charlie, who kicks him out, but staying with Evelyn has its own challenges.
Nov 02 2009
Jake stops at nothing to get away from Charlie and Alan, after they embarrass him out in public.
Oct 19 2009
Alan starts working for Evelyn as Charlie works to fix the relationship between Chelsea and Jake.
Oct 12 2009
Alan ends up playing maid to Judith's new baby as well as his former mother-in-law. Meanwhile, Jake uses an incriminating photo to blackmail Charlie.
Oct 05 2009
When Chelsea convinces Charlie to let Alan's new girlfriend, Melissa, move in, the girls end up taking over Charlie's house.
Sep 28 2009
Charlie must make a difficult decision about his future and with which woman he wants to spend his life: Chelsea or Mia.
Sep 21 2009

Season 6

24 Episodes

Charlie starts to question his relationship with Chelsea when he hears that Mia is back in town. Meanwhile, Judith goes into labor and Charlie, Alan and Herb rush her to the hospital, on the sixth season finale.
May 18 2009
Alan and Chelsea become best buds, and Charlie decides to take advantage of the situation.
May 11 2009
Charlie mourns the loss of his bachelor pad as he reluctantly allows Chelsea to move in. Meanwhile, Alan discovers there is no longer much space left in the house for him.
May 04 2009
Chelsea is asked by Alan to arrange a blind date between he and her new friend, unaware that her new friend is Rose.
Apr 27 2009
Charlie's desperate to make sure Chelsea and Evelyn don't befriend each other following their first meeting.
Apr 13 2009
After Chelsea discovers a nude picture of another woman on Charlie's cell phone, he blows off steam by going out for a night of drinking with Alan, Herb and his neighbor.
Mar 30 2009
Chelsea's illness gives Charlie a chance to prove he can take care of her, but also yearning to run away from the situation.
Mar 16 2009
Charlie's admission that he's in love with Chelsea gets a surprising reaction from her
Mar 09 2009
Charlie has to remove a half-naked woman from his bedroom before Chelsea arrives.
Mar 02 2009
Charlie ends up in couples counseling.
Feb 09 2009
Melissa doesn't think Alan's family appreciates him, so she asks him to move in with her and her mom.
Feb 02 2009
Judith is pregnant with a baby girl and Alan is convinced he is the father.
Jan 19 2009
Charlie and Jake fight for the affections of a waitress, while Alan fights sexual tension with his receptionist.
Jan 12 2009
Charlie finds himself re-examining his wild ways when an old friend dies and begins to feel that his time on Earth may be drawing to a close.
Dec 15 2008
Evelyn offers to pay for Jake's college education, and Alan becomes listless because he has no compelling reason to work anymore, while Jake discovers a hidden talent in the culinary arts that may allow him to bypass college altogether.
Dec 08 2008
Charlie finds himself in an uncomfortable position when Jake takes off with the daughter of a former NFL player. Charlie's Mercedes proves a boon to Alan's love life.
Nov 24 2008
Charlie's new girlfriend Chelsea asks him to spend the night at her place, which puts Charlie well outside of his comfort zone, while Alan tries to enforce a punishment on Jake initiated by Judith for mooning a group of girls.
Nov 17 2008
Alan tries to get away from Judith. Meanwhile, Charlie and Herb go out on the town.
Nov 10 2008
When Judith kicks Herb to the curb, Alan comes knocking; Jake is sent to stay with a less-than-willing Charlie for three months during Judith's meltdown.
Nov 03 2008
Charlie tries to help Jake's former teacher, who became a stripper after dating him, but things go from bad to worse when she has a religious conversion.
Oct 20 2008
Alan is sure that things will turn bad when Charlie starts dating his receptionist.
Oct 13 2008
Alan, Jake, and Charlie all decide to try new things: Alan is dating more than one woman, Charlie learns to cook, and Jake experiments with beer.
Oct 06 2008
Charlie borrowed money from Alan and on the day he is supposed to pay him back, Alan goes to ask Charlie for the money. He again finds Charlie in bed with a beautiful woman. After Charlie shoos him out and assures him he'll get the money for him later that day, the woman asks if Charlie is really out of cash and Charlie tells her not to worry, that he has plenty of hooker money.
Sep 29 2008
In the 6th season opener, Charlie runs into an ex-girlfriend (Rena Sofer) and a child who bears a striking resemblance to Charlie.
Sep 22 2008

Season 5

19 Episodes

When Charlie meets Angie's soon to be daughter-in-law, he realizes it's not for the first time.
May 19 2008
Charlie's attracted to an older self-help author. Alan and Jake clash over a project for school.
May 12 2008
CSI's investigate a death at Charlie's house.
May 05 2008
Alan makes wedding plans for Evelyn and Teddy, while Charlie figures out how to get more acquainted with his future step-sister.
Apr 28 2008
Alan feels Charlie is unable to control his womanizing ways.
Apr 21 2008
Charlie double-dates with Jake and fixes Alan up with a hooker.
Apr 14 2008
Alan finds out some surprising information about Judith's sex life when he decides to go on a date with one of her friends.
Mar 31 2008
Rose returns from England, and plays nurse rather oddly for an ill Charlie.
Mar 24 2008
When Alan finds himself wanting to break up with a woman, Charlie offers his expertise.
Mar 17 2008
Alan finds out that Charlie stole his girlfriend and works on a plan to get back at Charlie, even though this happened when they were in high school.
Nov 26 2007
Charlie fights his attraction for Teddy's daughter.
Nov 19 2007
Charlie writes a children’s song and finds success as Charlie Waffles. The children love him and the mothers seem to as well. Charlie's new found fame irritates Alan.
Nov 12 2007
After Alan and Charlie have a fight about Alan's role in the house. Alan packs Jake up and moves in with his mother.
Nov 05 2007
Charlie's girlfriend is embrassed to go out in public with him. Meanwhile, Jake sneaks out to attend a concert.
Oct 30 2007
Charlie has to come up with ways to keep his girlfriend's 4-year-old amused; Alan becomes a test subject.
Oct 23 2007
Charlie and Linda get closer to consummating their relationship, but Charlie has trouble focusing when he begins to see Rose's face everywhere he turns.
Oct 15 2007
Alan convinces Charlie that he needs to date more respectable women and sets him up with a judge. The two double date and their waitress happens to be one of Alan's ex-girlfriends. Charlie's date backfires the following morning, when he ends up in court in front of the judge.
Oct 08 2007
Charlie acts strange after spending an evening with his mother, and a woman Alan slept with behaves oddly the next morning.
Oct 01 2007
Jake is getting ready to start a new school as he graduates to Junior High. Alan and Charlie take him school shopping and find themselves in trouble.
Sep 24 2007

Season 4

24 Episodes

Evelyn's boyfriend, Teddy, invites Alan and Charlie to go with him to Las Vegas on his private jet. The boys confront their individual 'daddy issues'
May 14 2007
Charlie is shocked when the handyman working on his house beats him out for Chloe's affections. Alan has no sympathy for Charlie’s distress.
May 07 2007
Jake gets lucky after Charlie takes him to the racetrack. Meanwhile, Alan has a difficult time at the DMV.
Apr 30 2007
Alan and Charlie re-examine their sexual identities after Alan befriends Greg, a gay man. Meanwhile, Jake has a crush on Greg's daughter.
Apr 23 2007
Alan looks forward to Judith's wedding, while Charlie and Myra continue their romance.
Apr 16 2007
Charlie takes a liking to Myra, the witty sister of Judith's fiancé, Herb.
Apr 09 2007
Alan tries to bond with Jake when he realizes that his childhood is almost over. Kandi pursues a career in acting.
Mar 19 2007
After Evelyn tells Alan and Charlie how she feels about there being no mourners at her friend’s funeral, the boys share their feelings that this could also be the case at her funeral. Evelyn tries to prove them wrong by introducing them to a couple she help adopt a boy from China. The boys return fire by inviting the young man to a play date with Jake.
Feb 26 2007
Charlie's young, hot girlfriend takes him to a new club. She invites Alan to meet one of her friends but the men are shocked to learn that they are considered as being "old".
Feb 19 2007
Rose is moving to London, and Charlie is surprised by his reaction to the news. Alan lies to a woman he met online.
Feb 12 2007
Charlie has second thoughts after setting Alan up with their new neighbor (Brooke Shields)..
Feb 05 2007
When Jake tells Charlie and Alan that he often overhears Judith and Herb (Ryan Stiles) making out, it triggers a repressed memory for Charlie.
Jan 22 2007
Berta discovers that Alan has been dating her daughter (Sara Rue).
Jan 08 2007
Charlie's friends and family put a crimp in his plan for a romantic Christmas Eve date. When Evelyn sees who the date is, she goes to great lengths to force a wedge between them.
Dec 11 2006
Charlie must choose between his girlfriend and his housekeeper; Alan looks to sell Kandi's condo, but sex keeps getting in the way.
Nov 27 2006
Charlie gets tired of Alan's mooching and reaches the breaking point during the brothers' double date. Jake is left home alone for the first time.
Nov 20 2006
Alan suffers from insomnia. He visits his psychiatrist (Jane Lynch), who reveals that the cause of Alan's sleepless nights is his jealousy towards Charlie, and his inability to glide through life.
Nov 13 2006
Berta's daughter, Naomi, is pregnant and Berta drags Charlie with her when she confronts the baby’s father. Alan reveals a secret fetish.
Nov 06 2006
Charlie is dating a woman whose personality and life are like his mother’s.
Oct 23 2006
Alan is overjoyed by the prospect of Judith remarrying, as he would no longer have to pay alimony. Alan gets Charlie to help him when it looks like the marriage may be derailed due to Jake’s dislike of his mother’s fiancé.
Oct 16 2006
Alan tries to hire his ex-wife's lawyer to help him win custody over the dog he and Kandi shared.
Oct 09 2006
Charlie tries to surf to impress Dottie, a beautiful woman he just met, but after he nearly drowns he is convinced that he saw his late father.
Oct 02 2006
Charlie finally tells Alan the truth about why he did not marry Mia. Charlie and Alan deal with a noisy neighbour.
Sep 25 2006
Charlie returns to his bachelor lifestyle after Alan moves out of the house. Alan suffers a breakdown after his divorce from Kandi.
Sep 18 2006

Season 3

24 Episodes

Charlie and Mia start making their wedding arrangements. Things begin to fall apart when their two families meet each other. They eventually decide on a small ceremony in Las Vegas.
May 22 2006
Mia comes back to town with her dance troupe and invites Charlie to her performance. At first, he decides not to go and tries to convince Alan that he no longer has feelings for her. He goes to the see the performance and Mia explains that she wants some of Charlie’s sperm. Charlie responds by asking Mia for something.
May 15 2006
A girl from Jake’s school invites him to his first boy-girl party. Charlie and Alan help him get ready for it by giving him advice. Alan and Charlie get nostalgic and remember their first boy-girl party.
May 08 2006
Jake’s teacher has a meeting with Alan and Judith to discuss the lack of interest Jake has at school. Alan starts to fall for Francine, in a platonic way, because he is tired of the lack of intelligent communication he has with Kandi. Charlie helps Jake audition for his school musical.
May 01 2006
Alan tries to win Kandi back. Meanwhile, Charlie starts to sleep with her mom, Mandi, and Judith gets set up with her father, Andy.
Apr 24 2006
Charlie is surprised to find out that Kandi has been living with them for the last three weeks. Alan is having a tough time helping Kandi earn a living. Charlie has lost his sense because of the dry-spell he is going through.
Apr 10 2006
Alan starts to have financial problems when he starts paying for his girlfriend's bills, so Charlie tries to get him to break up with her. Meanwhile, Judith is after Alan because he is late in paying his alimony check.
Mar 20 2006
Charlie is nominated for an advertising award, but he decides to boycott it because his arch nemesis always wins. The rest of his family tries to trick him into going. Rose is having relationship problems with Gordon and seeks help from Charlie.
Mar 13 2006
Alan has trouble deciding if he should bring his younger girlfriend to Jake's birthday party to meet his mom and his ex-wife. Rose tries to get her boyfriend to act more like Charlie.
Mar 06 2006
Charlie has trouble keeping up with Mia's healthy lifestyle, so he begins to sneak beers, cigars, and burgers behind her back. When Mia finds out what he was doing, Charlie has to decide if he is truly in love with her or just whipped.
Feb 27 2006
Charlie arranges a romantic date with Mia in the hopes of consummating their relationship. Alan begins to date Charlie's most recent ex-girlfriend.
Feb 06 2006
Charlie finds himself in a relationship that is not based on sex.
Jan 23 2006
Charlie sees a therapist to learn how to deal with Alan's emotional insecurities.
Jan 09 2006
Alan starts dating a woman with a Martha Stewart complex. Before long she's running the house with an obsession for perfection.
Dec 19 2005
Charlie helps Alan with his obsession of always having to get approval from the women in his life.
Nov 28 2005
One of Charlie's elderly neighbors tries to seduce Alan, while Charlie tries to stop Jake from giving money to a televangelist.
Nov 21 2005
Charlie tricks Jake into taking ballet lessons, so he can get close to the teacher.
Nov 14 2005
Charlie wakes up with Rose the morning after her birthday party. Her irate father (Martin Sheen), comes to ask Charlie about what the future holds for him and Rose, but the unexpected happens when Evelyn shows up.
Nov 07 2005
Ignoring Alan's warnings, Charlie continues to date Isabella until she threatens to put a curse on his manhood.
Oct 24 2005
Charlie learns he can't be in a long-lasting relationship, becuase of unresolved issues he has with his mother. Jake asks Charlie for advice about a girl at school.
Oct 17 2005
Berta causes tension between Charlie and Alan, when she temporarily moves in with them
Oct 10 2005
Alan has been dating a lot, and Charlie soon finds out that it has been one woman - his ex-wife, Judith. He tries to stop Alan, and even brings Rose, Evelyn and Berta to interfere - but Alan ignores them all.
Oct 03 2005
Jake gets suspended from school after drawing an offensive picture of a girl in his class that has large breasts. Meanwhile, Charlie is asked to watch over Alan's chiropractic office after pulling an all-nighter.
Sep 26 2005
After falling off the roof, Alan needs Charlie's help in looking after Jake, which interferes with Charlie's social life.
Sep 19 2005

Season 2

24 Episodes

Charlie unknowingly sleeps with an older man's trophy wife while Jake has to read a paper to his class.
May 23 2005
Evelyn demands Jake spend a night at her place when she finds out he spent Spring Break with Judith's parents. Neither Alan nor Charlie are keen on the idea, but going to a bar after dropping off Jake quickly erases their concerns.
May 16 2005
Evelyn buys Alan a new Sports car causing Charlie to claim that his brother has sold his soul to the Devil. The next day, Evelyn extracts payment by insisting that Alan go on a blind, double date with her, her new beau and his daughter. At the restaurant, Alan learns that his mother and boyfriend will not be able to join them because there was a mixup between his heart medication and Viagra and she didn't want to ""waste it"". As a result, Alan is left to deal with the daughter, who is on a weekend pass from a rehab center and still has some loose screws. Alan eventually gets her back to the beach house only to have her drive off in his new sports car and become the object of a televised high-speed car chase.
May 09 2005
Evelyn reads in the obituaries that her second husband, Harry has died. They all attend the funeral, including Jake who is excited at the opportunity of seeing a ""dead guy"". Charlie is excited by the opportunity of a newly single widow, and Alan is just happy to pay his respects to Harry.
May 02 2005
Rose tries to help the brothers sort out their feelings, when Charlie and Alan take their personal frustrations out on each other.
Apr 18 2005
After Charlie takes Alan to an eye doctor, they end up at cafe where they bump into Charlie's ex-girlfriend, Sherri. While there Alan shows an interest in Sherri, and decides to ask her out. The problem is that Alan can't get over Sherri's relationship with Charlie.
Mar 21 2005
Charlie is invited to a party hosted by a gay ad-executive named Eric, so Charlie asks Alan to pretend that he's his life partner. While at the party, Charlie meets Eric's ex-wife Pamela, and tries to sleep with her without Eric finding out.
Mar 07 2005
After Charlie has back pain, Alan decides to take him to the Hospital. While there Charlie can't stop hitting on the doctor who is examining him. The only problem is that he has a history with her that he can't remember. Berta is feed up with Jake's inability to use the bathroom properly, so she decides to make him clean it until he learns.
Feb 21 2005
When Judith decides to take a vacation, the brothers have to take care of Jake during the week. Alan finds it challenging, and even forgets to pick up Jake from soccer practice. When Alan finds out that he has to go to the I.R.S. because they're auditing him, he forces Charlie to take care of Jake, and Charlie doesn't do any better then Alan.
Feb 14 2005
Alan starts to worry about a medical procedure that he is facing, and to get his mind off it, Charlie suggests they go to Las Vegas.
Feb 07 2005
The brothers throw out their mother, after she insults the way Alan is raising Jake. When Alan and Charlie ignore her phone calls, to get their attention she ends up in the hospital. When Alan and Charlie show up at the hospital they aren't sure if she's faking, and try to call her bluff.
Jan 31 2005
After an earthquake hits, Judith's house is damaged and she needs a place to stay. So Alan decides to invite her to stay with him and Charlie, without getting Charlie's permission. Charlie isn't happy with this, but accepts it. Alan becomes jealous when Judith goes on a date, and asks Charlie to find him a date, so that he can show Judith that he dates as well.
Jan 17 2005
Alan is jealous of Charlie when an old classmate, who's now a beautiful woman, seems to be more interested in Charlie.
Jan 03 2005
After getting unusually turned down at a bar, Charlie learns that a website has been made dedicated to exposing his lifestyle. Charlie sets out to find who created the site, making amends to all those he stood up, but it's harder than it looks when all the women take the apology better than expected.
Dec 13 2004
Charlie tries to get Jake's approval on a theme song that he is hired to write for a television show, which is based on a comic book that Jake is a fan. While Alan finds out more about Rose (including how smart she is), when he spends more time with her.
Nov 29 2004
When Charlie leaves the house to avoid a date that he can't stand, he ends up at a coffee shop, where he meets his old girlfriend Lisa. He finds out that she broke up with her husband, and now has a child. Now he must try to convince Lisa that he's okay with her having a child. While Jake tries to justify to his father why he isn't doing so well in school.
Nov 22 2004
Alan meets a woman named Nancy at a grocery store, who fulfills every single one of his desires, forcing Charlie to take care of Jake. After knowing Nancy for a few days Alan decides to ask her to marry him, prompting Charlie to try and talk him out of it, and he even gets help from the brothers' mother.
Nov 15 2004
Charlie and Alan hire Berta's sister to cater a party their mother has conned them into throwing for her.
Nov 08 2004
Alan denies having shoplifted a toy as a child and fears he has a dark side, until Charlie admits he planted the toy on Alan to stay out of trouble himself.
Oct 25 2004
Charlie meets his match when he falls for a woman who's better at playing hard to get than he is.
Oct 18 2004
Jake is very impressed and can't stop talking about his mother's new boyfriend, Dr. Melnick, which annoys Alan. While Evelyn borrows Charlie's car to help her impress a Saudi prince, because she wants to sell him real estate. When Charlie gets his car back, he discovers his mother's bra in the backseat. When he finds out why it's there he decides to trade in his car.
Oct 11 2004
Charlie tries to save Jake from school suspension for giving his teacher (Missi Pyle) the finger by romancing her, but his several attempts fail every time.
Oct 04 2004
Judith is dating Jake's pediatrician, and Alan is upset until Charlie points out that if she remarries, his alimony payments will end.
Sep 27 2004
Alan learns that Charlie belongs to an exclusive men's group, and he begs his brother to let him join.
Sep 20 2004

Season 1

24 Episodes

A pregnancy scare has Charlie heading to the doctor for a vasectomy.
May 24 2004
Charlie tries to sweet talk Judith's divorcee support-group into letting Jake continue to spend weekends at his place.
May 17 2004
Charlie attempts to cure Alan of his recent bout of sleepwalking; Jake sees his therapist.
May 10 2004
Charlie jeopardizes Alan's divorce settlement by sleeping with his attorney, Laura.
May 03 2004
Judith believes that Jake is having a hard time dealing with his parent's divorce, after he starts annoying everyone with his non-stop guitar playing. So she suggests that they send Jake to a therapist. Alan doesn't agree at first, but after thinking about it, he believes it might not be such a bad idea.
Apr 19 2004
Judith's sister, Liz (guest star Teri Hatcher), hits on Alan at Jake's birthday party; Evelyn prefers alcohol to cake.
Mar 22 2004
Charlie is stunned to learn his ex-girlfriend is now a man (Chris O'Donnell).
Mar 01 2004
Alan offends Charlie by choosing harebrained cousins as Jake's guardians in the event of his death.
Feb 23 2004
Frankie tells Charlie and Alan why she and her daughter are on the run; Frankie's daughter has a crush on Jake.
Feb 16 2004
Against Alan's judgment, Charlie falls for a seemingly crazy woman named Frankie.
Feb 09 2004
Stan, Charlie's accountant, tries to explain Charlie's financial woes to him.
Feb 02 2004
Charlie finally gets a chance for a double date with a hot neighbor, who is out for revenge on her cheating husband, and her sister who's a hot soap opera actress, and needs Alan to come along. The problem is that Alan gets sick from Jake, so Charlie takes them to a steam room to help Alan get rid of his flu symptoms. This backfires, as Charlie also gets sick, but he has no intentions of canceling the date.
Jan 13 2004
When Berta is forced to bring her granddaughter Prudence to work with her, the boys find themselves a little preoccupied with her.
Jan 05 2004
While at the movies, the brothers bump into Judith and her new boyfriend. Seeing that Judith has changed her look, and the fact that Jake doesn't think Alan is as cool as Judith; prompts Alan to realize that if he wants to get back into the dating scene, he's going to have to change his look as well.
Dec 15 2003
In an attempt to prove that he is a family man, Charlie invites Lisa over for Thanksgiving dinner
Nov 24 2003
After meeting Wendy, a one-night stand of Charlies, Jake befriends her. Charlie doesn't like this situation, as he believes Wendy is using Jake to further their relationship, and he has no intention to keep it going. It gets to the point were Wendy even starts spending time with Evelyn, and Charlie becomes desperate to get rid of Wendy. After Charlie breaks it off Jake becomes very unhappy with him, because he won't be able to see Wendy anymore. This forces Charlie to confront Jake and explain the situation as best as he can. Rose sees that Alan knows how to play scrabble, and asks him to teach her to play, he agrees. During the scrabble games the two bond, and Charlie suspects that she is using Alan to get closer to him, but doesn't pursue the issue.
Nov 17 2003
Alan tricks Charlie into joining him and Judith in leading Jake and his classmates in the school's annual music show.
Nov 10 2003
Judith gets worried when, for a school assignment, Jake draws the tattooed buttocks of a female surfer friend of Charlie's who is in the habit of walking around his place half naked. Then Alan gets worried about Judith after she becomes friends with the surfer girl.
Nov 03 2003
Charlie tries to teach Jake to avoid certain calls that Charlie doesn't want to deal with, like his mother (Evelyn) for one. Evelyn gets so frustrated with not being able to talk to Charlie, that she decides to drop in while in the neighborhood. She invites them to dinner, to meet her new boyfriend (Tommy). When the brothers get over to their mothers house, Charlie is shocked to realize that Tommy's daughter is Olivia, one of the people he has been avoiding. Olivia tries to confront Charlie about their situation, but doesn't get the answer she wants, and throws a drink in his face, then storms off. After a week of not being able to contact their mother, Alan gets worried about her. So the brothers decide to go to her house and see if she's okay. They find her sitting in the dark and drinking, and she informs them that Tommy dumped her for a younger women. Later the brothers get Jake to try and cheer her up.
Oct 27 2003
After spending a night in Las Vegas, Charlie decides to live up to his promise that he made to Jake about attending his soccer game. During the game, Charlie sets up a play-date with an unattached mother named Kate, and they hit it off. During one of their dates, Charlie seems like he's ready for a serious relation. Alan sets up a meeting with Gloria (one of the soccer moms) to write a soccer newsletter, but Gloria has other intentions for the evening, and he has no idea. During the evening another soccer mom, Brooke, tries to move in on Gloria's plans.
Oct 20 2003
Charlie is very unhappy with his housekeepers' decision to quit, after she experiences Alan's demanding ways. Alan then offers to take on the role of housekeeper, but this situation doesn't work at all. So Alan decides to get the housekeeper to come back. Before Alan leaves, he puts Charlie in charge of getting Jake ready for a dinner with his mother and grandparents. Charlie also tries to get Rose to move on, and date other men. He finds both situations to be bigger challenges then he first thought.
Oct 13 2003
After spending a day at Disneyland, Jake gets sick and wants to go to his mothers' house, to have her take care of him. This sends Alan into a state of misery, as he realizes he's losing his wife, and son. Charlie suggests that they go drinking, and Alan agrees. After drinking the boys take a cab home, but at one point they end up at their mothers, where they try to tell her what they think of her, but fail in getting the point across.
Oct 06 2003
While spending time with Jake, Charlie finds it hard to enforce rules that Alan has set out for him. It gets to the point were Jake lures a flock of sea gulls into his room, and Charlie gets very upset. This prompts Jake to try and get Charlie to forgive him. Alan starts doing chores for Judith, in the hopes of them getting back together. During one of the tasks, Judith kisses Alan, leading him to believe that things will get back to the way they once were.
Sep 29 2003
Charlie's life turns upside down when his brother and nephew move in; at the supermarket, Charlie discovers he can use 10-year-old Jake to attract women.
Sep 22 2003