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TWO AND A HALF MEN

CBS Monday, at 930 ET

 PTC Summary:

 Two and a Half Men

(CBS/sitcom)

 

9:30 p.m. (ET) Thursday

 

Production Companies: Chuck Lorre Productions, The Tannenbaum Company, and Warner Bros. Television
Producers: Lee Aronsohn, Mark Burg, Oren Koules, Chuck Lorre, Eric Tannenbaum, Kim Tannenbaum
Creators: Lee Aronsohn, Chuck Lorre

Now in its eleventh season, the sex-obsessed sitcom centers on billionaire computer programmer Walden Schmidt, his hapless housemate Alan Harper, a loser with financial problems and an underachieving son, Jake.  This season, Jake is out of high school and has joined the military. Moving into the house is Alan’s long-lost niece Jenny, a heavy-drinking lesbian version of her sleazy father Charlie, using multiple women and constantly referring to being drunk or hung over. Other characters include Alan’s ex-wife, Judith and her second husband, Herb, the sassy maid, Berta, Alan’s mother, Evelyn, and Alan’s some-time girlfriend, Lindsey.

The content on Two and a Half Men is not appropriate for children of any age. Language in this series is rated yellow and includes “hell,” “damn,” “bastard,” “crap,” “ass,” and “bitch.” Far worse than the frequent use of foul language is the constant barrage of sexual scenes and jokes. Even though the promiscuous Charlie character is dead and gone, the sexual content of the program has not abated.  So far this season there have been jokes about men wearing women’s underwear, sexually transmitted diseases, prostitution, threesomes, the size of Walden’s genitals, and how much Alan masturbates.  There have also been visual and audio depictions of sex.  Walden is shown nude with his private areas pixilated.  In another episode there are loud noises heard when Walden is having sex with a date. Violence is not a problem for this show.

Two and a Half Men is not recommended for viewers of any age.

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: Chuck Lorre Productions, The Tannenbaum Company, and Warner Bros. Television : Lee Aronsohn, Mark Burg, Oren Koules, Chuck Lorre, Eric Tannenbaum, and Kim Tannenbaum : Lee Aronsohn and Chuck Lorre Returning for its tenth season, Two and a Half Men has made some huge changes to the structure and cast of the series.  A billionaire computer programmer, Walden Schmidt, shares a house with the hapless Alan Harper, a loser with financial problems and an underachieving son, Jake.  Jake is now out of high school and has joined the military.  Other characters include Alan’s ex-wife, Judith and her second husband, Herb, the sassy maid, Berta, Alan’s mother, Evelyn, and Alan’s some-time girlfriend, Lindsey.The content on is not appropriate for children of any age. Language in this series is rated yellow and includes “hell,” “damn,” “bastard,” “crap,” “ass,” and “bitch.” Far worse than the frequent use of foul language is the constant barrage of sexual scenes and jokes. Even though Charlie’s promiscuous character is gone, the sexual content has not abated at all.  So far this season there have been jokes about men wearing women’s underwear, sexually transmitted diseases, prostitution, threesomes, the size of Walden’s genitals, and how much Alan masturbates.  There have also been visual and audio sex depictions as well.  Walden is shown nude with his private areas pixilated.  In another episode there are loud noises heard when Walden is having sex with a date.  As a result, sexual content for this series is rated red. Violence is not a problem for this show. is not recommended for viewers under age 18.

Ratings Legend

Show may include gratuitous sex, explicit dialogue, violent content, or obscene language, and is unsuitable for children.

The show contains adult-oriented themes and dialogue that may be inappropriate for youngsters.

Family-friendly show promoting responsible themes and traditional values.

Not yet rated by the PTC.


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