Two and a Half Men: The two actors in the series who got along very badly on set


When Two and a Half Men debuted on CBS in September 2003, no one could have imagined that it would run for 12 seasons and become one of the most talked-about sitcoms of all time. The magical on-screen couple of Charlie Sheen, Jon Cryer and Angus T. Jones felt like lightning in a bottle as the tantalizing trio delivered wry humor and suggestive innuendo that had the audience in stitches. But little by little that light went out.

One of the main actors until Season 8 of the CBS comedy series Two and a Half Men, Charlie Sheen, abruptly left the show due to addiction problems. And actor Jon Cryer, who played Alan Harper, told a media outlet that working with Sheen was like being on a “roller coaster of emotions.”

In the interview, the actor Cryer said that he remembers him with great affection, since he was his co-worker for 8 of the 12 years that the program was on the air, but that he was not ready to work with him again. However, he also revealed a tense moment on set with Sheen in Two and a Half Men. According to Cryer, at the beginning of the program everything was going very well, but later, Sheen maintained an erratic behavior that did not allow tranquility in the workplace, which led to the affectation of the cast of the comedy series.

“Charlie and I really hit it off. We had a fantastic first few years on that show.”

It should be noted that at that time Charlie Sheen had stopped using drugs. But due to the breakup of his marriage relationship, he started using them again. In addition to this, the actor also commented on a moment of tension and confusion on the set, thanks to the behavior of Charlie Sheen.

“At first he could handle it, and he was still incredibly professional, and still charming, by the way, with everyone on set, but you could see things were wearing on him.”

“One of the first storms of **** on the internet, plus the fact that all of our jobs are tied to this guy, and we’re all friends with him. It was very, very weird and [there were] aspects that I absolutely hated, but you know, I’m grateful for the years that were great.”

Evidently, there can be no doubt that this kind of behavior was what led to Charlie Sheen’s sudden departure from the sitcom Two and a Half Men. Everyone has disagreements in life, even actors and showrunners. Sometimes, they may not feel a specific script or direction for a series.

They may even break up due to “creative differences”, but still insist that they get along with each other. Well, Charlie Sheen certainly didn’t get that memo. He not only burned his bridge to Chuck Lorre, but also painted the town red with his tiger blood (metaphorically, of course).