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Lorre's parting shot?

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Killick, May 16, 2011.

  1. Killick

    Killick Well-Known Member

    Tonight's Chuck Lorre vanity card at the end of the "Mike & Molly":

  2. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    About as much class as Sheen.
  3. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    You sum it up rather well.
  4. PCLoadLetter

    PCLoadLetter Well-Known Member

    Eh. Lorre posts a fox-and-turtle parable on a vanity card, Sheen goes on an anti-Semitic tirade aimed at Lorre (at roughly the same time Sheen was sending a text to his estranged wife threatening to "cut your fucking head off and ship it to your mom in a box").

    Lorre wasn't always on the high-road, but Sheen is a piece of shit.
  5. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    That isn't the parting shot. The parting shot is when Kutcher joins and they explain where Uncle Charlie is.
  6. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    I actually think Lorre shares almost equal blame for this mess as Sheen.

    Sheen showed up and did his job and the result was the No. 1 comedy in the country.

    Kelsey Grammer had a much worse track record when he was on Cheers and Frasier.

    I wonder if Lorre would even have his other two hit shows if it were not for Sheen and the success he brought to 2 1/2 Men.
  7. bigpern23

    bigpern23 Well-Known Member

    As if Charlie Sheen hasn't been sheltering bottom-feeding crabs in his boxer shorts since 1986.
  8. Second Thoughts

    Second Thoughts Active Member

    I didn't see "Men" lasting much longer with Sheen. This season, if you watch the repeats of the abbreviated season, Sheen looks gaunt, pale, aged, not sharp and handsome as he used to be not that long ago.

    But yeah, two Hollywood egos clashing.
  9. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    Well, exactly. Sheen never missed a day of work. All the shit he did or is alleged to have done happened on his own time and did not affect the show in any negative way whatsoever.

    It was Lorre who took the first shot, that stupid fucking vanity card about how he'd be pissed if Sheen outlived him. There was no need for that.

    Every time Lorre checks his bank balance, he should kiss Sheen's fuzzy beanbag in heartfelt gratitude.
  10. ifilus

    ifilus Well-Known Member

    If you didn't know Lorre wrote this, you could easily assume that Sheen was the turtle and Lorre the wolf.
  11. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Most top show runners are able to parlay one hit show into 2-3 on the same network just because the network doesn't want to risk pissing them off and lose the one big hit. I think Big Bang Theory is a great show and I think Mike and Molly is OK, but one has to wonder if either would have seen the light of day if Sheen hadn't turned 2 1/2 Men into such a monster hit.
  12. Killick

    Killick Well-Known Member

    While Sheen's been playing it right, rehabbing his image a bit with the "I hope they do well" stuff, Lorre shows his ass (a bit). Last night's title card after Two and a Half Men:
    Oh, WAAAAA. "Something died inside me?" Over-dramatic much, Chuck?
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