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'Two and a Half Men' finale laughs all the way to the bank

'Two and a Half Men' finale laughs all the way to the bank

Charlie Sheen might be kind of a jerk, but after his very public meltdown, "Two and a Half Men" discovered it couldn't get by without him any better than it could live with him. So despite the hoopla that surrounded signing Ashton Kutcher, the series has been pretty much running on creative fumes since 2011, making its finale - after 12 hugely profitable seasons - feel more overdue than nostalgic. In what can only be called a bizarre turn, satirizing that unflattering appraisal became the spine of the program's one-hour series finale, an episode that owed as much to the Marx brothers, in tone, as to the past 12 years of the CBS series. Throughout the hour (and SPOILER...

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