Last week's season premiere of Two and a Half Men had nearly 28 million viewers due to sheer curiosity. It played out like a revenge fantasy of Chuck Lorre killing off Charlie Sheen without the gore or entertainment of Kill Bill. Alan (Jon Cryer) wasn't the least bit upset about his brother's death; he was more concerned with finding a place to live. Then a rich stranger, Walden Schmidt (Ashton Kutcher) magically shows up on his doorstep...err, balcony. Deus ex machina at it's finest!
Like it or not, Sheen was the driving force of the show. So what if Mr. Tigerblood partied a little too hard, at least he had chemistry with Cryer, who seems to have a serious thing for Kutcher, reveling in his looks and admitting to staring at his junk.
The second half of the season premiere airs tonight at 8 p.m. on KPHO (channel 5). Will Rose get away with murder? Is Lorre really creating another Charlie Harper by another name? Will Alan and Walden give into their deep-seated desires on one drunken, uninhibited night?
Probably. Until then, Lorre should take a look at these musicians that have more chemistry than Cryer and Kutcher.
Henry Rollins and Glenn Danzig The comic Henry & Glenn Forever, by Igloo Tornado, provides a glimpse of the private lives of Rollins and Danzig. These macho roommates are "very good friends" that live next door to friendly neighborhood Satanists, Hall and Oates. Neither Henry or Glenn was too happy about it, Rollins' first reaction was, "Has Glenn seen this? Trust me, he would not be amused."
Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope (Insane Clown Posse)
If these two can sell millions of records for dressing up as scary clowns for over twenty years, they're doing something right. Two and a Half Men would definitely get a lot more interesting if Jake became a Juggalo, Alan drowned his sorrows in Faygo, and Walden joined Juggalo Championship Wrestling.
Being an over-privileged white girl rapper is tough. At least V-Nasty has Kreayshawn's back. It comes in handy when Rick Ross calls Kreayshawn a "dirty bitch." Kreayshawn supposedly signed a million dollar record deal after "Gucci Gucci" went viral, so like Sheen, she made seven figures without doing much.
Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks (Fleetwood Mac)
Rumours, arguably the group's best work, was recorded in the midst of multiple divorces. If Fleetwood Mac can continue making music, peace in the Middle East must be possible.
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Redfoo and SkyBlu (LMFAO)
Remember that cool uncle that bought you booze and smokes when you were a teenager? Yeah, I don't either, but Redfoo parties with his nephew Jersey Shore-style, and the only person that parties harder than Guidos and Kia hamsters is Charlie Sheen himself.