Is Two and a Half Men Killing Off Charlie?

... We all know Charlie Sheen won't be coming back to Two and a Half Men this fall, but we don't yet know how his character, Charlie Harper, will be written out of the show. According to TMZ, his exit may be some sort of Chuck Lorre wet dream. Rumor has it that Harper will be killed off, with the murder method of choice being Charlie driving his car off a cliff—thus ensuring that Sheen can never return to the show. Works for me. [TMZ]

... Tom Sizemore, that sex-taping, girlfriend-beating, drug-snorting, booze-hounding mess of a Hollywood legend, is joining the cast of Hawaii Five-0, where he'll play the head of the Internal Affairs department in a multi-episode arc planned for next season. It's nice to see show business give the guy a 32nd chance. [EW]

... True Blood returned its fourth season on Sunday, and the fervor for the show hasn't subsided. The premiere drew 5.4 million viewers, matching its series high and besting the show's Season 3 premiere by six percent. In related news, on Sunday, 5.4 million viewers screamed, in unison, "What the f**k is this sh*t?" from approximately 9:00pm to 9:08pm local time. [EW]

... Martin Short is returning to his comedy roots after an acclaimed dramatic stint on Damages. Short will play Marshall's boss on the CBS comedy How I Met Your Mother in a multi-episode arc starting this fall. Marshall's previous boss was played by Dave Foley, who couldn't reprise the role because he is contracted to be on CBS' upcoming comedy How to Be a Gentleman. But based on what we've seen of that show, he should be available about 30 minutes after its premiere. [Vulture]

... Can't get enough of The Bachelor and The Bachelorette? Then you have serious problems. Like really, really, really horrible problems. But at least you'll get plenty more fake love stories from ABC. The network is going forward with Bachelor Updates, which will see host Chris Harrison catch you up on the relationships of past Bachelor/ette couples. Spoiler alert! They're all still faking it! [EW]

... Ladies and Gentlemen, we have a new winner for News Item That Tim Least Cares About! Ed Begley Jr. will guest star on TNT's Rizzoli & Isles. [THR]

... Comedy Central has greenlighted two new sketch shows. The first, The Nick Show Kroll, stars Nick Kroll (The League, The Life and Times of Tim) and features characters such as the basketball ref who tries to hang out with players after the game and "The Ed Hardy Boyz," private detectives for the man behind those god-awful shirts. The second stars Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele doing sketches around a topic. Look for both series in 2012. [Deadline Hollywood]


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so yeah, Charlie Sheen went crazy, but still he was the live and core 2.5 men.
I have to agree with kok_warlock it will never be the same, and to spare myself of that I will most definetely not going to watch.
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This season of True Blood has dissapointed me. I feel like it is more for women and gays now...
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Charlie Sheen is a dick
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What the f**k is this sh*t indeed.
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Also, on the Charlie Sheen thing - I'm fine with them killing off his character. I don't watch the show, but I look at it like this: if you're gonna act like scum, you're gonna be treated like scum. He went on a complete media rampage and slandered the whole show. Any boss would have fired an employee for that and given them a really good earful in the process. This is his earful.
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I must be the only person in the world who loved what True Blood did with the fairy thing. I went into the episode expecting Sookie to be stuck in this boring, annoyingly-perfect fairy paridise, and they turned everything on its head and made into a darker and exciting fight for her life. I can understand that people are turned off by the balls of fire, but come one, Sookie can shoot light out of her hands when she grabs someone's face - it makes perfect sense that the other fairy people can do the same but more and actually harness that light into a stronger form, in this case, a ball that they are capable of actually shooting away from themselves instead of having to be touching the person they want to harm. I mean, really, would anyone have been happy just having the perfect, boring fairy dimension we saw before?
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As much as I dislike Two and a Half Men, and Charlie Sheen in general, killing somebody off on a comedy is too much and just doing it out of tasteless spite. and actually an STD would probably be more believable, doesn't he sleep around a lot on the show? and yes the True Blood was WTF worthy, but i liked the idea just not the execution.
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Two and Half Men without Sheen is like food without salt, it MIGHT work, but it won't be nearly as good...
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Two and a Half men? Are they Government employees?
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I thought about giving 2,5 men a try without Sheen, but now I know I won't. When I watch a sitcom, I don't want to see my favourite character die. Goodbye Two and a half men, these were great years but everything comes to an end.
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good news all around
awesome
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True Blood first episode of season 4, to me, was pretty damn weak, for a 1 year layoff, and months of hype, the second episode was much, much better.

The whole fairies thing was just mediocre sci-fi to me.
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greenlit as far as I know
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Is it greenlighted or greenlit? Im just curious
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