The WORST Episodes of Anger Management

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Feb 27, 2021

Network: FX

In Anger Management, Sheen stars as "Charlie," a non-traditional therapist specializing in anger management. Selma Blair, Shawnee Smith, Daniela Bobadilla, Michael Arden, and Noureen DeWulf co-star. He has a successful private practice, holding sessions with his group of primary patients each week, as well as performing pro bono counseling for an inmate group at a state prison. Charlie thrives on the chaos in his life while still battling his own anger issues. His life is complicated by his relationships with his own therapist/best friend, an ex-wife whose positive outlook but poor choice in men frustrates Charlie, and their 13-year-old daughter who has obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Charlie Goes Back to Therapy

#1 - Charlie Goes Back to Therapy

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 28, 2012

Charlie, a baseball player with anger issues decides to return to therapy after a bad run-in with his ex-wife's new boyfriend.

star 7.15
3,493 votes
Directors: Andy Cadiff
Writers: Bruce Helford
Charlie and the Slumpbuster

#2 - Charlie and the Slumpbuster

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 28, 2012

The new Charlie deals with a ghost from his baseball-playing days when an unattractive woman he slept with shows up as a new patient.

star 7.25
2,979 votes
Directors: Gerry Cohen
Writers: Kristy Grant
Charlie and His New Friend with Benefits

#3 - Charlie and His New Friend with Benefits

Season 2 - Episode 24 - Aired Jun 13, 2013

Charlie starts a friends with benefits relationship with a hot woman from the sex study. Nolan dates an old woman who also a friend of Patrick.

star 7.30
1,146 votes
Directors: Kevin Sullivan
Writers: Bob Kushell
Charlie and Kate Battle Over a Patient

#4 - Charlie and Kate Battle Over a Patient

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 12, 2012

Kate starts a war when she steals one of Charlie's group patients.

star 7.40
2,511 votes
Directors: Andy Cadiff
Writers: Bob Kushell
Charlie Tries to Prove Therapy Is Legit

#5 - Charlie Tries to Prove Therapy Is Legit

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 19, 2012

Charlie falls for Jen's hot new business partner only to find she thinks therapy is a scam. Patrick asks Charlie to counsel the angry ghost of his mother.

star 7.40
2,547 votes
Directors: Rob Schiller
Writers: Daley Haggar
Charlie's Patient Gets Out of Jail

#6 - Charlie's Patient Gets Out of Jail

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 2, 2012

One of Charlie's patients from his prison anger therapy group shows up on his doorstep. Jennifer gets back at Charlie by dating an ex-con.

star 7.42
2,173 votes
Directors: Gerry Cohen
Writers: Michael Loftus
Charlie's Dad Breaks Bad

#7 - Charlie's Dad Breaks Bad

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 31, 2013

Charlie's dad falls in with a bad crowd.

star 7.44
1,435 votes
Directors: Bob Koherr
Writers: Eric Weinberg
Charlie Tries Sleep Deprivation

#8 - Charlie Tries Sleep Deprivation

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 5, 2012

Charlie challenges his group to do 36 hours of sleep-deprivation therapy so that their inhibitions come down.

star 7.45
2,797 votes
Directors: Bob Koherr
Writers: Dave Kaplan
Charlie and Catholicism

#9 - Charlie and Catholicism

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 14, 2013

Martin has Charlie's daughter baptized behind Charlie's back.

star 7.47
1,627 votes
Directors: Steve Zuckerman
Writers: Dave Caplan
Charlie and Jen Together Again

#10 - Charlie and Jen Together Again

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 7, 2013

Jennifer moves in with Charlie temporarily and Kate gets jealous.

star 7.48
1,538 votes
Directors: Gerry Cohen
Writers: Bob Kushell
Charlie Has a Threesome

#11 - Charlie Has a Threesome

Season 2 - Episode 64 - Aired Aug 4, 2014

Charlie's girlfriend brings home a hot friend.

star 7.49
707 votes
Charlie Dates Kate's Patient

#12 - Charlie Dates Kate's Patient

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 26, 2012

Charlie starts covertly dating a brilliant coffee-shop barista who is a patient of Kate's.

star 7.50
2,325 votes
Directors: Sam Simon
Writers: Shauna McGarry
Charlie and Lacey Piss Off the Neighborhood

#13 - Charlie and Lacey Piss Off the Neighborhood

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 18, 2013

Charlie's neighborhood is up in arms when they find out he's been having clients with anger issues meeting at his home.

star 7.54
1,451 votes
Directors: Bob Koherr
Writers: Daley Haggar
Charlie and Deception Therapy

#14 - Charlie and Deception Therapy

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 14, 2013

Charlie tries to help his patient with a placebo pill that supposedly reduces anger.

star 7.54
1,602 votes
Directors: Andy Cadiff
Writers: Eric Weinberg
Charlie's Dad Visits

#15 - Charlie's Dad Visits

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 16, 2012

Charlie gets an unexpected visit from his hypercritical father. Charlie attempts to help Lacey with road rage.

star 7.55
2,068 votes
Directors: Bob Koherr
Writers: Daley Haggar
Charlie Lets Kate Take Charge

#16 - Charlie Lets Kate Take Charge

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired May 9, 2013

Charlie lets his father help him coach a high school baseball team with bad results.

star 7.55
1,357 votes
Directors: Gerry Cohen
Writers: Dave Caplan
Charlie and the Secret Gigolo

#17 - Charlie and the Secret Gigolo

Season 2 - Episode 23 - Aired Jun 10, 2013

Sean is sentenced to anger therapy after decking someone, who reveals to Charlie that he used to be an escort, he tries to figure out a way to tell Jennifer without breaking confidentiality. Ed continues his stay in Patrick's home, but has issues when he gets rid of his TV set.

star 7.55
879 votes
Directors: Gerry Cohen
Writers: Daniel Dracht
Charlie Outs a Patient

#18 - Charlie Outs a Patient

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 9, 2012

Charlie evaluates the depth of his involvement in his patient's lives when he accidentally helps his patient hook up with a crazy woman.

star 7.56
2,239 votes
Directors: Rob Schiller
Writers: Brian Posehn
Charlie Is an Expert Witness

#19 - Charlie Is an Expert Witness

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 7, 2013

Charlie and Kate face off as expert witnesses in the same trial.

star 7.56
1,477 votes
Directors: Gerry Cohen
Writers: Daniel Dratch
Charlie Sets Jordan Up with a Serial Killer

#20 - Charlie Sets Jordan Up with a Serial Killer

Season 2 - Episode 48 - Aired Jan 30, 2014

Charlie gets Jordan to pose as his prison patient's fiancé.

star 7.58
756 votes
Directors: Bob Koherr
Writers: Bruce Helford
Charlie Gets Romantic

#21 - Charlie Gets Romantic

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 23, 2012

Charlie and Kate's sexual episode leads to complications when he innocently asks her to a movie. Sam kisses a girl and the picture winds up on a social media site.

star 7.58
1,841 votes
Directors: Bob Koherr
Writers: Janae Bakken
Charlie and His New Therapist

#22 - Charlie and His New Therapist

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired Jun 3, 2013

After their breakup Charlie sees a new therapist to deal with his anger towards Kate, and the group plays a trick on Ed that backfires.

star 7.58
923 votes
Directors: Gerry Cohen
Writers: Renée Estevez
Charlie Does Time with the Hot Warden

#23 - Charlie Does Time with the Hot Warden

Season 2 - Episode 69 - Aired Aug 25, 2014

Charlie gets in hot water with his prison group when he sleeps with the attractive new warden.

star 7.58
672 votes
Charlie and Sean's Twisted Sister

#24 - Charlie and Sean's Twisted Sister

Season 2 - Episode 63 - Aired Aug 4, 2014

Charlie tries to resist temptations from Sean's hot younger sister.

star 7.59
759 votes
Charlie and Kate Horse Around

#25 - Charlie and Kate Horse Around

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Apr 18, 2013

Charlie takes the group on an equine therapy retreat.

star 7.60
1,462 votes
Directors: Bob Koherr
Writers: Shauna McGarry