On January 28, 2011, Sheen entered a rehabilitation center voluntarily for the third time in 12 months. Television and CBS, the show was put on hiatus for an indefinite period of time.
The following month, after Sheen's verbal denunciations against Chuck Lorre during a radio interview with Alex Jones and an online interview with TMZ.com, CBS announced that Two and a Half Men would cease production for the rest of its eighth season. Television for 0 million, saying that he had filed the lawsuit on behalf of himself and Two and a Half Men's cast and crew; however, only Sheen was named as a plaintiff in court documents.
Jones, the series was about a hedonistic jingle writer, Charlie Harper; his uptight brother Alan; and Alan's troublesome son Jake.
After Alan divorces, he moves with his son to share Charlie's beachfront Malibu house and complicates Charlie's freewheeling life. Television reached a multiyear broadcasting agreement for the series, renewing it through at least the 2011–12 season. decided to end production for the rest of the eighth season after Sheen entered drug rehabilitation and made "disparaging comments" about the series' creator and executive producer Chuck Lorre.
In the ninth-season premiere (after Charlie's death), the beach house is sold to Walden Schmidt (Ashton Kutcher), an Internet billionaire going through a divorce from Bridget (Judy Greer).
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Other than a cameo in the series finale, this is the last time Jake appears on the show, though verbal references are made to him.
In the 11th season, a young woman arrives at the beach house, announcing that she is Charlie Harper's biological daughter, Jenny (Amber Tamblyn). Sweeney) and in an attempt to learn more about Larry, Alan takes on the pseudonym "Jeff Strongman".
He needs friends and the three form a tightknit surrogate family.
At the end of the ninth season, Jake joins the United States Army; he appears occasionally during season 10, briefly dating Tammy (Jaime Pressly), who is 17 years his senior and has three kids, as well as Tammy's daughter Ashley (Emily Osment).