Report: Two And A Half Men Will Open With Charlie’s Funeral

By Radar Staff

Looks like Two and a Half Men’s creator/executive producer Chuck Lorre is getting the last laugh.

The ninth season of Two and a Half Men will begin with a funeral for Sheen’s fast-living character, Charlie Harper.

The first episode will include all of Harper’s ex-girlfriends returning for his funeral, reported. Another plot twist will be how Harper’s survivors, played by Jon Cryer and Angus T. Young, will attempt to sell his Malibu beach house.

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It’s not yet known how Sheen’s replacement, Ashton Kutcher, will be written into the CBS comedy.

Both cast and audience members in attendance for tapings have been asked to sign non-disclosure agreements for the top-secret plot. Certain scenes will be shot separately as well, the website reported.

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The show’s eighth season was abruptly shut down during Sheen’s public fallout with Lorre in February.

The episode will air on CBS September 19; Comedy Central will air its’ Charlie Sheen roast that same night.
This won’t be the first time that a successful sit-com has killed off a lead character in a dispute.

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In 1986, Valerie Harper’s character in the comedy Valerie’s Family was famously killed off in a car accident when she disagreed with producers over the direction of the show, which featured a young Jason Bateman.  Harper was replaced by Sandy Duncan.



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