The Best Episodes Directed by Chuck Lorre

The End of the Innocence (2)

#1 - The End of the Innocence (2)

Dharma & Greg Season 4 - Episode 24

After catching Dharma innocently hanging out with her old college tutor---and failed suitor---Charlie, an enraged Greg moves out. Then the misunderstanding turns into a crisis as they both get caught up in the planning of their mutual friends' impending wedding, compelling Greg to seriously reevaluate his own crazy marriage. But when he finally sees the light, it may be too late.

star 8.25
36 votes
Dharma Drags Edward Out of Retirement

#2 - Dharma Drags Edward Out of Retirement

Dharma & Greg Season 2 - Episode 20

When Greg rather reluctantly gives Dharma half of his on-line investment account, she becomes obsessed with profit (even borrowing from her parents), but unwisely follows a tip from a friend of Larry's and sinks everything into a San Francisco company that promptly sinks even further. When she appeals to a recently retired Edward for help, he quickly rejuvenates the business, which happens to merchandize women's fashions for men: edrag.com; but Kitty objects that Edward's golden years were reserved for her.

star 8.24
46 votes
Kitty Dearest

#3 - Kitty Dearest

Dharma & Greg Season 4 - Episode 19

Greg loses his cool with Kitty after another one of her annoying charity events, creating a cold front between the stubborn mother and son. While Dharma tries to bring back the love, Kitty goes out and gets herself a better little boy.

star 8.16
37 votes
Tie-Dying the Knot

#4 - Tie-Dying the Knot

Dharma & Greg Season 3 - Episode 8

Abby and Larry decide to make it official after thirty years of unwedded bliss, provided they can get Kenny Loggins to sing at the ceremony. Meanwhile, Greg comes full circle on his search for tranquility a part-time resident of the local park comes to him with a legal problem.

star 8.14
44 votes
The Trouble with Troubadour

#5 - The Trouble with Troubadour

Dharma & Greg Season 3 - Episode 15

Dharma lends a helping hand to singer-songwriters Lyle Lovett and k.d. lang when their fame and fortune leaves them unfulfilled. Meanwhile, a sarcastic hotel clerk spoils plans for the couple's romantic Valentine's Day getaway.

star 8.14
44 votes
Camel Filters + Pheromones

#6 - Camel Filters + Pheromones

Two and a Half Men Season 1 - Episode 12

When Berta is forced to bring her granddaughter Prudence to work with her, the boys find themselves a little preoccupied with her.

star 8.14
653 votes
The Best Laid Plans

#7 - The Best Laid Plans

Dharma & Greg Season 3 - Episode 19

For the first time in her life, Dharma gets depressed about her sex life when she discovers that Greg can't make a move in the bedroom without checking his day planner first. Meanwhile, a depressed Greg confides in Pete, who convinces him the only logical explanation for the downturn in his sex life is that Dharma is seeing someone else.

star 8.13
38 votes
Love, Honor & Ole!

#8 - Love, Honor & Ole!

Dharma & Greg Season 4 - Episode 2

Dharma tries to reconnect with her old life by planning a wild road trip to Mexico with her friends. When Greg decides to go along for the ride, Dharma's friends are less than pleased. Meanwhile, Larry lands a job as a night security guard with Edward's company in order to get medical insurance for the baby.

star 8.13
39 votes
An Old Flame With a New Wick

#9 - An Old Flame With a New Wick

Two and a Half Men Season 1 - Episode 18

Charlie is stunned to learn his ex-girlfriend is now a man (Chris O'Donnell).

star 8.05
551 votes
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Just Like Buffalo

#10 - Just Like Buffalo

Two and a Half Men Season 1 - Episode 23

Charlie tries to sweet talk Judith's divorcee support-group into letting Jake continue to spend weekends at his place.

star 8.01
540 votes
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It Was 'Mame', Mom

#11 - It Was 'Mame', Mom

Two and a Half Men Season 2 - Episode 18

Charlie is invited to a party hosted by a gay ad-executive named Eric, so Charlie asks Alan to pretend that he's his life partner. While at the party, Charlie meets Eric's ex-wife Pamela, and tries to sleep with her without Eric finding out.

star 7.98
480 votes
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Dharma Does Dallas

#12 - Dharma Does Dallas

Dharma & Greg Season 4 - Episode 15

Dharma gets to know Greg's dysfunctional cousins and in-laws just in time to keep Edward from making a huge mistake in choosing his successor as head of the firm.

star 7.84
37 votes
Play Lady Play

#13 - Play Lady Play

Dharma & Greg Season 3 - Episode 4

Dharma agrees to play drums for a friend's teenage garage band. Meanwhile, she helps Greg through his crisis by purposefully invoking arguments with him.

star 7.83
53 votes
The Paper Hat Anniversary

#14 - The Paper Hat Anniversary

Dharma & Greg Season 2 - Episode 4

It's traditional to fight on your first anniversary (even if Hallmark doesn't have a card for it): Dharma and Greg stage an argument to escape their parents' planned celebration, but in concocting the excuse Greg says Dharma was being ""flighty,"" and the gloves come off. While they drive out of the city, Dharma retaliates by calling Greg a ""stick in the mud,"" and soon their car is stuck in the mud when he tries to demonstrate how impetuous he can be. (Not very.) They hike to a diner, but find it closed because of a death in the owner's family; just as Greg breaks a pane in the door in order to use the phone, a highway patrolman happens by and the young couple get caught in a charade of being the replacement cook and waitress. There's a nice unspoken continuity with the first season episode in which Greg really did become a short order cook, and it's nice to see him sharing Dharma's role-playing game, even if unwillingly. But Dharma looks tense and unhappy even before Greg accidentally i

star 7.80
61 votes
I Think, Therefore I Am in Trouble

#15 - I Think, Therefore I Am in Trouble

Dharma & Greg Season 5 - Episode 16

Supermodel Claudia Schiffer guest stars as Gretchen, a drop-dead gorgeous new lawyer in Greg's office about whom he's having sexual fantasies. Guilt-ridden over his inappropriate thoughts—especially since it's his ""four-and-a-half-year anniversary"" with Dharma—Greg tries desperately to get Gretchen off his mind, to no avail.

star 7.79
34 votes
Instant Dharma

#16 - Instant Dharma

Dharma & Greg Season 1 - Episode 11

Dharma's parents arrive for their weekly yoga class only to find Dharma in tears because all her other students have deserted her for the popular self-defense class across the hall. Greg's efforts to cheer her up only get them evicted from Kitty's operatic fund raising evening. Clearing out her locker, Dharma curiously wanders into the self-defense class that turns out to be run by a wacky woman named Spyder, who is promoting herself with alarmist flyers about a massive increase in crime in the neighborhood. When Dharma protests that this is a lie, Spyder intimidates her physically, then invades a depressed Dharma's nightmare about breaking her non-violent principles and retaliating. When Dharma does attempt to remonstrate with Spyder, both she and Greg get their butts kicked.

star 7.70
64 votes
Dharma and Greg's First Romantic Valentine's Day Weekend

#17 - Dharma and Greg's First Romantic Valentine's Day Weekend

Dharma & Greg Season 1 - Episode 16

A romantic Valentine's Day weekend turns out to be anything but for Dharma and Greg. It all begins when Greg downloads a travel brochure promising a cozy getaway at the Red Rose Inn in upstate snow country. Unfortunately, things don't go quite as planned. En route, they get ticketed for speeding when Greg tries to make up time lost burying a dead animal that Dharma spotted by the roadside. Worse still, when they arrive at the inn they discover it's just an ordinary little house with no snow and only a backyard trailer to accommodate guests. Meanwhile, Kitty misinterprets Larry's talk about an animal-shelter swap meet to mean wife swapping, and she and Edward find themselves strangely disturbed by the idea.

star 7.70
60 votes
Brought to You in DharmaVision

#18 - Brought to You in DharmaVision

Dharma & Greg Season 2 - Episode 9

Dharma is surprised when both Jane and her parents accuse her of having changed because she is busy attending a society fundraiser with Kitty then alarmed when Kitty congratulates her on having changed to the extent that young socialites thinks she's ""a hoot and a half."" Her identity crisis is confirmed by a visit from the spirit of her Indian friend, George, who directs her to retreat to the Redwoods to find herself and conveys a cryptic message to ""save the young one."" An uncomprehending Greg reluctantly lets her go, persuading her to take Jane with her; then, upon seeing George in a dream, rushes to the woods in Larry's van to save Dharma and Jane, who have adopted a bear cub while remaining oblivious to the nearby presence of its angered mother. Best lines: George to Dharma: ""You might have mentioned that you moved. I scared some skinny guy in the shower half to death!""; Larry, fleeing from the mother bear, slips on something in the woods and mutters, ""That answers that question!""

star 7.67
55 votes