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'Two And A Half Men' – Big Head Baby Boy Jake Joins The Army In Season Finale

May 15th, 2012 11:04am EDT
Two And A Half Men
Jake greets Alan with a “good morning,” although it’s two p.m. He says he slept in, but is surprised to hear its Sunday, since he can’t figure out what happened to Saturday. Alan’s concerned; Jake’s graduating from high school in a few days, and has no idea what he’ll do next. As he tells Jake that he’ll never amount to anything if he sleeps all day, a naked Walden wanders into the kitchen, having just wakened as well.

Jake and Eldridge sit on Jake’s bed in their graduation cap and gowns, eating pizza. Both can’t handle their parents nagging about the future. They’ve been told they must g...
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'Two And A Half Men' Recap – A Straw In My Donut Hole

May 8th, 2012 10:00am EDT
Two And A Half Men
This must be a dream. Alan’s returned from hospital to find a ‘Welcome Home’ greeting from his friends and family at the Beach House. Surely, we’re looking at a Two and A Half Men apocalypse.

In the last episode, Alan reacted to Walden’s decision to have Zoey and Anna stay at the Beach House by having a minor heart attack. Walden felt so guilty that he paid for Alan’s hospital stay, and allowed him to live with him for as long as he needed.

This week, Walden is being very solicitous of Alan, carrying his bags, and worrying about Alan’s health. When they return home from Alan’s second tr...
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'Two And A Half Men' Recap: Kathy Bates Nails It As Charlie's Ghost

May 1st, 2012 10:22am EDT
Two And A Half Men
Previously on Two and a Half Men, Zoey and daughter Ava moved in to the Beach House with Walden, while Alan stayed with Lyndsey. Neither man enjoyed their changed circumstances, and couldn’t wait for things to get back to ‘normal.’

As Walden wondered how to tell Zoey that he just couldn’t live with Ava’s energy level, Zoey told him that he had become Ava’s hero, and that he was all she talked about. So Zoey thinks that perhaps it would be a good idea for the two of them to move in permanently.

Alan knocks at the door. He’s back! With suitcase in hand, he’s ready to move back in, but is s...
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'Two And A Half Men' Recap – Golden Girls Gone Wild

April 10th, 2012 10:15am EDT
Two and a Half Men - Grandma's Pie
This week, the show picks up two story lines from the recent past – Walden’s on again/off again partnership with Billy Stanhope, and Alan and Lyndsey’s mothers getting together. But the real shocker is that Walden may actually be contemplating a change in the Beach House’s living arrangements; could Alan really, finally, have to grow up and move out? Hang on … in episode 13, back in January, Walden made a deal with Alan - Alan is now half owner of the Beach House, at least on paper. Alan doesn’t have any rights to sell the property, or to borrow against it, but he can tell women it’s his ho...
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'Two And A Half' Men Recap: Mamma Mia! It's Mom-Ageddon!

March 20th, 2012 2:00pm EDT
Two And A Half
Walden talks long distance with Zoey, who’s still in England. They miss each other, and Walden gets rather lovey dovey. He also tells her that neither Alan nor Jake will be living at the Beach House forever.

Walden tells Jake and Eldridge they’re welcome to play video games on the big screen TV. Alan and Lyndsey have gone to pick up her mother at the rest home, which Eldridge calls “The International House of Old People, “ or IHOOP for short. Eldridge gets upset when Jake comments on Alan and Lyndsey having sex.

Walden comments on how calm the boys seem, despite both coming from divorced...
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Two And A Half Men – Alan’s Not So Wonderful Life

November 15th, 2011 11:28am EST
Two And A Half Men
It’s 28 days after Alan’s break from reality, and he is ready to leave the hospital, a new man. Well, actually, an old man – he’s lost his ‘Charlie’ persona and is back to being good old Alan, the leech. His nurse is less than supportive – there have been bets on when he’d be toilet trained, and another that says he’ll be back before Christmas. Is Alan ready to step back into the world, even with medication and the new tools he has learned for coping?

First things first – a warm goodbye from his loony bin roommate, Gary Busey. “"Hope you weren't planning on leaving before you gave your ol...
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'Two And A Half Men' - Season 9 Episode 7 - Those Fancy Japanese Toilets

November 1st, 2011 9:16am EDT
Two And A Half Men
Alan’s mother Evelyn applauds his tenacity in remaining ensconced at the beach house. He’s like a human barnacle, she says. But it’s good that he has a skill. She’s come by to tell Alan that Charlie had a secret bank deposit box, and inside the box was Charlie’s journal. She claims that was all that was in the box, but she’s sporting a man’s Cartier watch. She thinks Charlie would have wanted Alan to have the journal. Mother and son almost have a touching moment.

Mom Evelyn spots Walden on the deck. He’s just returned from surfing, and waxes poetical about the wonders of the ocean – and th...
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'Two And A Half Men' - Life Without Charlie Episode 2 - 'People Who Love Peepholes'

September 27th, 2011 9:18am EDT
Two And A Half Men
The merriment continues with part two of the season’s premiere of Two and a Half Men. Now firmly ensconced in Charlie’s place, Walden continues to charm any woman in his vicinity, including Berta, who has developed an unnatural lust for the boy. The depth of Walden’s naiveté/stupidity is being revealed as he grapples with the bare necessities in life. Unable to cope even with his personal hygiene needs, he’s on the phone non-stop with ex-wife, Bridget, who is understandably annoyed at the constant requests.

It really begs the question: just how charming is a grown man who uses baby shampo...
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'Two And A Half Men' – Life Without Charlie – Season Premiere Recap

September 20th, 2011 8:57am EDT
Two And A Half Men
If you tuned into the season premiere of "Two And A Half Men" last night expecting one last glimpse of Charlie Harper, you were sadly disappointed. Rather, you were treated to an array of guest stars, and Charlie’s replacement, Ashton Kutcher, as Walden Schmidt, a hairy, gangly innocent, who apparently is “hung like an elephant.” Oh dear. It’s never a good sign when a show chooses casual nudity over clever, biting repartee. By offering up Kutcher as a classic ‘himbo’ over Charlie Sheen’s cynical roué, the show has drawn a line in the sand. Sadly, there may not be many who wish to step over...
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2010 Emmys: Who Should Win & Who Will Win

August 28th, 2010 1:00pm EDT
2010 Emmys
It’s a transitional year for the Emmys, meaning this is one of the more exciting races in recent memories. The flood of new nominees (brought on by a stellar development slate) means that we can no longer rely on the predictable Emmy voting to determine winners. Instead, this is a year where we can see many newcomers emerging and starting a whole new slate of predictable nominees.

Yes, that was a little cynical, but it’s the sad truth of the Emmys – habits are hard to break for the voters. Luckily, this year the virgin nominees have afforded them an extensive choice for brand new habits.

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'Glee,' HBO's 'The Pacific' Land Massive Emmy Nominations

July 8th, 2010 10:26am EDT
Glee
Hit TV musical "Glee" is set to be the toast of the 2010 Primetime Emmy Awards after landing a massive 19 nominations.

The comedy about a group of high school students in a choir club will fight for the Outstanding TV Comedy prize against "Curb Your Enthusiasm," "Modern Family," "Nurse Jackie," "The Office" and "30 Rock," which has taken home the title for the last three years.

"Glee's" leading stars Matthew Morrison and Lea Michele have been nominated in the male and female categories for the outstanding comedy actor awards, while their co-star Chris Colfer has received a best supporting...
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Tom Hanks To Receive Award For 'Bosom Buddies'

April 6th, 2010 8:50am EDT
Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks is reuniting with his Bosom Buddies co-star Peter Scolari to accept a special prize for the hit cross-dressing sitcom at the 2010 TV Land Awards.

The actors kick-started their careers on the 1980 series, in which they played roommates who dressed up as women to live in an all-female hotel.

Now, they're set to join former co-stars Donna Dixon, Telma Hopkins and Holland Taylor 30 years later to accept TV Land's Anniversary Award. The ceremony will mark the first time the cast has been seen together publicly since the show ended.

Late Dynasty and Charlie's Angels star John Fors...
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TV Shows On The Verge Of Jumping The Shark

July 15th, 2009 11:23am EDT
24
The concept of 'jumping the shark' is a fatal one for many involved in television. It all began in the tragic episode of 'Happy Days' in which iconic character, The Fonz, literally jumps over a shark, thus placing a death toll on the rest of the series. Decades later, some TV writers have playfully used the term in decidedly ironic tones, both 'The X-Files' and 'Supernatural' have episodes titled 'Jump the Shark' (Note: a portion of 'Supernatural's' crew are 'X-Files' alum) that tiptoe the line of throwing a series into oblivion.

We will have a few current TV shows that we believe ar...
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Check Out 'Two And A Half Men: The Complete Fifth Season' On DVD May 12

May 2nd, 2009 7:03am EDT
Two and a Half Men
Two And A Half Men: The Complete Fifth Season opens with Charlie (Charlie Sheen) topping the charts as kiddie-song sensation Charlie Waffles. Alan (Jon Cryer) at last meets the perfect woman – who just happens to be dating Charlie. Jake (Angus T. Jones) starts junior high, armed with reams of “helpful” advice from Alan and Charlie, while Evelyn (Holland Taylor) ties the knot for the fifth time (lots of guests at the wedding, lots of cops at the reception).

Complicating matters further are Alan’s deeply neurotic ex-wife, Judith (Marin Hinkle), and Charlie’s domineering, unapologetica...
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Five Shows You Aren't Watching...But Should Be

November 14th, 2008 10:00am EST
5 TV Shows You Should Watch
There are plenty of great television shows out there but let's face it - we don't all have the time to watch every single one. Here are the top five shows that you should check out.

5. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (airs Thursdays at 10 p.m. EST on FX)

This off-the-wall sitcom is often underrated because it doesn't air on a major primetime network. Similar to the pointless yet hilarious humor of Seinfeld, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia is about four friends living and working in Philly. Charlie (Charlie Day), Mac (Rob McElhenney), Dennis (Glenn Howerton) and Dee (Kaitlin O...
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Who Will & Who Should Win An Emmy

September 18th, 2008 9:22am EDT
30 Rock
Ah, the Emmys, the most entertaining awards show and often the most frustrating. Why is it so frustrating? Because the voters get it wrong. They get the winners wrong more often than casual sports bettors. In fact, they get it so wrong that predicting the winners is often a fool's errand since it's impossible to determine what will strike the Academy's fancy as the reasons for their choices are as mystifying as the results.

Luckily, Starpulse.com has one such fool. So it's time for a round of everybody's favorite game: Who Will Win and Who Should Win?

Best Comedy Series Nomine...
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Emmy Nominations Reaction: Who Was Snubbed, Who Shouldn't Be A Nominee

July 18th, 2008 9:13am EDT
Neil Patrick Harris
With the writer's strike a distant memory and an exciting new fall season dead ahead, we're finally ready to celebrate TV again. And what better way than with a lavish awards show?

Yes, the Emmy nominations were revealed at dawn in Los Angeles Thursday morning in a delightful little ceremony that saw Neil Patrick Harris and Kristin Chenoweth squeeze about two-dozen jokes in between their reading off the teleprompter.

There were surprises leading to gasps from the press, and plenty of nominations they all saw coming. Newcomer "Mad Men" led the drama category with 16 nominations w...
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TV Stars Who Deserve Emmy Nominations On July 17, Part 2

July 15th, 2008 10:42am EDT
Alec Baldwin - 30 Rock
Enough drama, time to laugh! The Emmy nominations are upon us, two days away in fact, so it's time to round out our suggestions to The Academy's blue ribbon panel. In the final installment, the focus turns to comedy and the actors who make us laugh every week.

This category is far more loaded than the drama section with far fewer obvious mistakes on the ballot and a ton of strong performances from the men and the women (rather than watching the ladies struggle with substandard material from their mostly male counterparts. Yes, I will clamor for more female writers and directors every...
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Tina Fey And Amy Poehler Deliver In 'Baby Mama,' Opening April 25

April 9th, 2008 5:02pm EDT
Baby Mama
In a comedy that brings together some of today's sharpest talent, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler team with writer/director Michael McCullers and producers Lorne Michaels and John Goldwyn to tell the story of two women, one apartment and the nine months that will change their lives: Baby Mama.

Successful and single businesswoman Kate Holbrook (Fey) has long put her career ahead of a personal life. Now 37, she's finally determined to have a kid on her own. But her plan is thrown a curve ball after she discovers she has only a million-to-one chance of getting pregnant. Undaunted, the drive...
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Winners At Sunday's Primetime Emmy Awards

September 17th, 2007 8:29am EDT
The Sopranos
Winners in major categories for the 59th annual Primetime Emmy Awards announced by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (in bold):

Drama Series: ''Boston Legal,'' ABC; ''Grey's Anatomy,'' ABC; ''Heroes,'' NBC; ''House,'' Fox; ''The Sopranos,'' HBO.

Comedy Series: ''Entourage,'' HBO; ''The Office,'' NBC; ''30 Rock, NBC; ''Two and a Half Men,'' CBS; ''Ugly Betty,'' ABC.

Miniseries: ''Broken Trail,'' AMC; ''Prime Suspect: The Final Act (Masterpiece Theatre), PBS; ''The Starter Wife,'' USA.

Made-for-TV Movie: ''Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee,'' HBO; ''Inside the Twin Tow...
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Sean Astin, Andy Richter & Other Celebs To Guest Star on 'Monk'

November 30th, 2006 11:58am EST
Sean Astin
Monk, USA's critically-acclaimed original series starring Tony Shalhoub, returns in its fifth season with all-new episodes and a roster of top-tier guest stars on Friday, Jan. 19, 2007, at 9pm/8 central. The show remains one of the highest-rated original scripted series in basic cable history.

Guest stars for mid-fifth season return include Steven Weber, Ricardo Chavira, Sean Astin, Charles Durning, Dan Butler, Holland Taylor, Michael Cavanaugh, David Eigenberg, Andy Richter, Heather Tom, James Gammon, Chris Williams, Brooke Adams & Emmy Clarke.

As season five continues, Monk susp...
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