The BEST episodes written by Lee Aronsohn

A Car and a Kiss
star
8.42
12 votes

#1 - A Car and a Kiss

Grace Under Fire - Season 1 - Episode 22

Grace's car is on its last legs and she goes shopping for a replacement. A neighbor is irate when she catches Libby kissing her son.

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Runaround Charles
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8.29
7 votes

#2 - Runaround Charles

Charles in Charge - Season 3 - Episode 20

Charles becomes frantic when he makes too many commitments for one evening. Having promised to speak to Sarah's class, chaperon Jamie's birthday party and go out with Julie Fletcher (Courteny Gebhart) , Charles seeks Buddy's help in order to successfully proceed with all three activities. Together, Buddy and Charles strategically schedule the events of the evening, arranging just enough time for everything. As the plan takes form, all seems under control, but shortly the chaos begins. Charles' speech is postponed; Jamie's party starts early, and Julie becomes impatient and curious about why she has to wait with Buddy. The hilarious antics that occur confuse everyone, but Charles finally solves the problems by sending Sarah's class, Jamie's party and Buddy to the pizza parlor, while he and Julie stay home.

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A Farewell to Nick
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8.20
15 votes

#3 - A Farewell to Nick

Who's the Boss? - Season 4 - Episode 7

Sam is invited by her grandfather to visit him in Florida. But on her way there, Nick dies. First Sam tries to pay no attention to this but Nick's death, however, left big marks on her.

Berkling Up Is Hard to Do
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8.14
7 votes

#4 - Berkling Up Is Hard to Do

Charles in Charge - Season 3 - Episode 19

This is just not Charles' day. He's trying to prepare for the new school year, but Buddy needs his help in planning their end of summer party, Adam has the jitters about starting junior high, and, worst of all, both Jamie and her too-possessive boyfriend, Steven Berkle (Michael Rich) , ask his advice about romance. Charles tries to give good advice, but everyone misinterprets what he suggests. Soon he's taking the heat for all the misunderstandings, even breaking up a wrestling match between Steven and Brad (J.D. Roth), a football player Jamie begins to date. Finally, Charles has a heart-to heart with Jamie and enlists Sarah to help Adam, solving everything just as Buddy shows up with his party goers in tow.

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Sarah Steps Out
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8.00
10 votes

#5 - Sarah Steps Out

Charles in Charge - Season 3 - Episode 13

Charles convinces Ellen to allow Adam to stay up and watch television all night, let Jamie streak her hair and allow Sarah to go on her first unchaperoned date. After one scary movie Adam ends up hiding in the closet, Jamie's hair turns out orange, blue and wild, and Sarah chooses to go out with the same shady character who sold Charles and Buddy overpriced tickets to an important playoff game. Concerned that Sarah will fall prey to this fast-talking boy, Charles and Buddy disrupt the movie theater where Gary (Scott Grimes) and Sarah are on their date, with their hilariously clumsy spying attempts. When a peeved Sarah assures Charles that her date is a gentleman, Charles has a heart-to-heart with him about the value of friends and the importance of "being yourself." Much to Charles' relief, Gary becomes likable, Adam comes out of his hiding place and Jamie fixes her hair.

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The Stimulation of Stephanie/The Next Step/ Life Begins at 40
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8.00
8 votes

#6 - The Stimulation of Stephanie/The Next Step/ Life Begins at 40

The Love Boat - Season 3 - Episode 14

A sex researcher doesn't realize his assistant is in love with him. A woman helps her football star husband move on after he is cut by his team. A woman tries to find a husband just before her 40th birthday.

The Lunar Excitation
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7.97
12907 votes

#7 - The Lunar Excitation

The Big Bang Theory - Season 3 - Episode 23

While Penny worries that dating Leonard has ruined her for normal guys, Wolowitz and Koothrappali search for Sheldon's perfect match online.

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The Tangerine Factor
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7.96
11837 votes

#8 - The Tangerine Factor

The Big Bang Theory - Season 1 - Episode 17

Penny's break-up spurs Leonard to summon up the courage to ask her out, and each head to Sheldon for advice on their upcoming date.

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See Quentin Run
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7.91
11 votes

#9 - See Quentin Run

Grace Under Fire - Season 1 - Episode 21

Grace's promotion does not bring her happiness. Quentin runs away to find his dad and the men at work are disgruntled.

Sips, Sonnets and Sodomy
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7.91
2729 votes

#10 - Sips, Sonnets and Sodomy

Two and a Half Men - Season 9 - Episode 16

When a huge storm keeps Walden, Alan, Zoey and Lindsay at home on Valentine's Day, conflict brews and relationships are strained.

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The Two Finger Rule
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7.86
2632 votes

#11 - The Two Finger Rule

Two and a Half Men - Season 6 - Episode 19

After Chelsea discovers a nude picture of another woman on Charlie's cell phone, he blows off steam by going out for a night of drinking with Alan, Herb and his neighbor.

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Just Like Buffalo
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7.85
2511 votes

#12 - 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.

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The Love Car Displacement
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7.85
13461 votes

#13 - The Love Car Displacement

The Big Bang Theory - Season 4 - Episode 13

When the gang road trips to a conference, tensions run high when Bernadette runs into her ex-boyfriend.

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Never Say Goodbye/A New Woman/Trial Romance
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7.85
13 votes

#14 - Never Say Goodbye/A New Woman/Trial Romance

The Love Boat - Season 3 - Episode 9

Capt. Stubing receives a letter from his daughter, Vicki. When he tries to call her, he learns that she has run away from her aunt and uncle's home. She shows up on the ship and reveals that she has read her mother's diary, and now knows that the captain is her father. She wants to stay with him, but he feels that it is best that he return her. Vicki's aunt reveals that she is getting a divorce and wants to send her children away for a while so that they won't be affected by the proceedings. Capt. Stubing and Vicki are thrilled by the chance to live together on the ship. Julie plays matchmaker for two shy, old-fashioned people who are unaccustomed to the workings of modern romance. A man is annoyed by the presence of the woman who deadlocked the jury for the attempted murder trial on which they both served, leading to a mistrial. They constantly argue about the case.

Alaska Wedding Cruise: Carol & Doug/Peter & Alicia/Julie/Buddy & Portia (2)
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7.83
6 votes

#15 - Alaska Wedding Cruise: Carol & Doug/Peter & Alicia/Julie/Buddy & Portia (2)

The Love Boat - Season 3 - Episode 2

The engaged couple gets married despite numerous obstacles, and Julie encounters heartbreak upon surprising an ex-lover.

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Where the Auction Is
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7.83
6 votes

#16 - Where the Auction Is

Charles in Charge - Season 3 - Episode 21

Charles is outraged when he learns his mother is hosting a sorority slave auction. Outraged, that is, until he finds out that attractive new transfer student Jeanie (Lorie Griffin) intends to bid for him. At the auction, however, Jeanie is outbid by a gorgeous coed secretly acting as a buying agent for none other than Sarah , Jamie , and Adam . The trio quickly takes advantage of Charles' slave status, claiming he hasn't been doing enough for them. When Lillian remarks that a child who's waited on hand and foot grows into an irresponsible adult, the kids realize they've been too hard on him. Buddy then excitedly announces he's persuaded his owner, Jeanie, to trade, so would Charles please plead with his gorgeous owner to let them trade places?

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The 21-Second Excitation
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7.83
14059 votes

#17 - The 21-Second Excitation

The Big Bang Theory - Season 4 - Episode 8

While the guys camp in line for a long-awaited movie screening, Penny and Bernadette invite Amy to her first slumber party.

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Damn You, Eggs Benedict
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7.81
2924 votes

#18 - Damn You, Eggs Benedict

Two and a Half Men - Season 6 - Episode 3

Alan, Jake, and Charlie all decide to try new things: Alan is dating more than one woman, Charlie learns to cook, and Jake experiments with beer.

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Hello, I Am Alan Cousteau
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7.80
2819 votes

#19 - Hello, I Am Alan Cousteau

Two and a Half Men - Season 6 - Episode 20

Charlie's desperate to make sure Chelsea and Evelyn don't befriend each other following their first meeting.

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This Is Not Gonna End Well
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7.80
3417 votes

#20 - This Is Not Gonna End Well

Two and a Half Men - Season 7 - Episode 22

Charlie is miffed over Alan's planned attendance of Chelsea's birthday party and suffers the indignity of having Jake chauffer him around following a license suspension.

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The Extremely Odd Couple
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7.78
9 votes

#21 - The Extremely Odd Couple

Charles in Charge - Season 3 - Episode 7

Charles tries to end a feud between Walter and Lillian by giving them each a ticket to a swing music concert. His plan works so well that they start out together for a weekend in Atlantic City, until a minor car accident in the driveway rekindles the feud. Charles is the sole eyewitness to the collision and each wants him to testify on their behalf. It is only when Charles announces he will tell the whole truth that Walter and Lillian admit they share responsibility for the accident and patch up their differences . Meanwhile, when Jamie and Sarah have a fight over some clothes, they accidentally knock their grandfather's model shit off the table and break it. Adam sees this and blackmails them into servitude for himself. Charles tries to convince them to come clean and tell their grandfather the truth.

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The Dumpling Paradox
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7.77
13009 votes

#22 - The Dumpling Paradox

The Big Bang Theory - Season 1 - Episode 7

When Wolowitz seduces one of Penny's friend who then takes over her apartment, Penny sleeps on Leonard and Sheldon's couch. Meanwhile, Penny is recruited to fill in for Howard on the guys' Halo team.

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Three Fingers of Creme De Menthe
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7.77
2156 votes

#23 - Three Fingers of Creme De Menthe

Two and a Half Men - Season 11 - Episode 14

Alan finds out that Lyndsey broke up with Larry without telling him; Walden tries to prove he is a man's man.

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The Grasshopper Experiment
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7.77
12404 votes

#24 - The Grasshopper Experiment

The Big Bang Theory - Season 1 - Episode 8

Raj's parents set him up on a blind date, but just when he discovers he can talk to his date, she shows interest in Sheldon.

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The Pork Chop Indeterminacy
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7.76
11940 votes

#25 - The Pork Chop Indeterminacy

The Big Bang Theory - Season 1 - Episode 15

The rest of the gang fall for Sheldon's twin sister, and Leonard's plan to win her heart is derailed when Sheldon declares he'll be the one to decide who can date her.

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If They Do Go Either Way, They're Usually Fake
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7.76
3147 votes

#26 - If They Do Go Either Way, They're Usually Fake

Two and a Half Men - Season 1 - Episode 7

Judith gets worried when, for a school assignment, Jake draws the tattooed buttocks of a female surfer friend of Charlie's who is in the habit of walking around his place half naked. Then Alan gets worried about Judith after she becomes friends with the surfer girl.

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Walnuts and Demerol
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7.75
2796 votes

#27 - Walnuts and Demerol

Two and a Half Men - Season 4 - Episode 11

Charlie's friends and family put a crimp in his plan for a romantic Christmas Eve date. When Evelyn sees who the date is, she goes to great lengths to force a wedge between them.

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The Large Hadron Collision
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7.74
11921 votes

#28 - The Large Hadron Collision

The Big Bang Theory - Season 3 - Episode 15

Leonard can only bring one guest on a trip to see CERN's Large Hadron Collider (the world's largest and highest energy particle accelerator) in Switzerland on Valentine's Day.

Above Exalted Cyclops
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7.74
2820 votes

#29 - Above Exalted Cyclops

Two and a Half Men - Season 6 - Episode 21

Chelsea is asked by Alan to arrange a blind date between he and her new friend, unaware that her new friend is Rose.

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Gorp. Fnark. Schmegle.
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7.73
3156 votes

#30 - Gorp. Fnark. Schmegle.

Two and a Half Men - Season 7 - Episode 8

While overcoming a bad break-up, Chelsea invites her beautiful college roommate to stay at the house.

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Pie Hole, Herb
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7.73
2921 votes

#31 - Pie Hole, Herb

Two and a Half Men - Season 6 - Episode 2

Charlie borrowed money from Alan and on the day he is supposed to pay him back, Alan goes to ask Charlie for the money. He again finds Charlie in bed with a beautiful woman. After Charlie shoos him out and assures him he'll get the money for him later that day, the woman asks if Charlie is really out of cash and Charlie tells her not to worry, that he has plenty of hooker money.

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Untainted By Filth
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7.72
3344 votes

#32 - Untainted By Filth

Two and a Half Men - Season 7 - Episode 7

Alan and Charlie are shocked when they wake up next to a strange woman, and try to find out what happened.

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The Matriculator
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7.71
14 votes

#33 - The Matriculator

Who's the Boss? - Season 4 - Episode 17

Tony wants to persuade Sam into going to College. In the course of this, the desire of going to College himself, awakes. But when he has to face the admission test, he chickens out.

An Old Flame With a New Wick
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7.71
2691 votes

#34 - 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).

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Slowly and in a Circular Fashion
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7.71
2792 votes

#35 - Slowly and in a Circular Fashion

Two and a Half Men - Season 9 - Episode 13

Walden’s ex-wife and mother try to take control of his company, so he turns to Alan for help.

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The Immortal Mr. Billy Joel
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7.71
4119 votes

#36 - The Immortal Mr. Billy Joel

Two and a Half Men - Season 8 - Episode 5

Alan pretends to be Charlie when he goes out on the town; Charlie sneaks off for cosmetic surgery.

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Twanging Your Magic Clanger
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7.70
4193 votes

#37 - Twanging Your Magic Clanger

Two and a Half Men - Season 8 - Episode 6

Charlie has difficulty dealing with dating a slightly older woman.

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The Cooper-Hofstadter Polarization
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7.69
12248 votes

#38 - The Cooper-Hofstadter Polarization

The Big Bang Theory - Season 1 - Episode 9

When they're invited to present at a physics conference, Sheldon's reluctance to share the credit leads to a tiff between him and Leonard, and Penny's intervention only exacerbates the situation.

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The Luminous Fish Effect
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7.69
13178 votes

#39 - The Luminous Fish Effect

The Big Bang Theory - Season 1 - Episode 4

When Sheldon gets fired and decides to explore life beyond physics, it's up to Leonard to take drastic action to snap his friend out of his funk.

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The Creepy Candy Coating Corollary
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7.69
12335 votes

#40 - The Creepy Candy Coating Corollary

The Big Bang Theory - Season 3 - Episode 5

After overhearing that Wil Wheaton is entering a trading-card competition, Sheldon decides to enter it himself. Meanwhile, Penny sets up one of her friends on a date with Wolowitz.

The Euclid Alternative
star
7.68
12213 votes

#41 - The Euclid Alternative

The Big Bang Theory - Season 2 - Episode 5

Leonard and his friends stage an intervention to force Sheldon to face his fear of driving.

The Cushion Saturation
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7.68
11223 votes

#42 - The Cushion Saturation

The Big Bang Theory - Season 2 - Episode 16

A paintball game leads to a fight between Sheldon and Penny, and romance for Leslie and Wolowitz.

I Remember the Coatroom, I Just Don't Remember You
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7.68
2593 votes

#43 - I Remember the Coatroom, I Just Don't Remember You

Two and a Half Men - Season 1 - Episode 19

Judith's sister, Liz (guest star Teri Hatcher), hits on Alan at Jake's birthday party; Evelyn prefers alcohol to cake.

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The Spaghetti Catalyst
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7.67
12952 votes

#44 - The Spaghetti Catalyst

The Big Bang Theory - Season 3 - Episode 20

When Leonard and Penny aren't speaking, Sheldon goes to extremes to keep them both happy.

Can You Feel My Finger?
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7.67
2385 votes

#45 - Can You Feel My Finger?

Two and a Half Men - Season 1 - Episode 24

A pregnancy scare has Charlie heading to the doctor for a vasectomy.

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The Zazzy Substitution
star
7.67
14750 votes

#46 - The Zazzy Substitution

The Big Bang Theory - Season 4 - Episode 3

The guys are concerned as Sheldon searches for an alternative to human companionship.

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Alaska Wedding Cruise: Carol & Doug/Peter & Alicia/Julie/Buddy & Portia (1)
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7.67
9 votes

#47 - Alaska Wedding Cruise: Carol & Doug/Peter & Alicia/Julie/Buddy & Portia (1)

The Love Boat - Season 3 - Episode 1

The ship voyages to Alaska for the wedding of a wealthy heir and the granddaughter of a fiercely independent oil man.

The Boy Who Loved Women
star
7.67
6 votes

#48 - The Boy Who Loved Women

Charles in Charge - Season 3 - Episode 22

Confused by the pidgin instructions that came with a new stereo component rack, Charles is frustrated trying to assemble the unit. Meanwhile, a 14 year-old fast talker named Mark (Adam Carl), who's been dating Sarah can't resist asking Jamie out. The girls eventually find out, war is declared, and guess who gets the blame? Though he feels inadequate at fixing things because of his problems with the stereo rack, Charles sets out to repair the rift between the two sisters. His hilarious attempts at getting the two girls and Mark together in the same room at the same time never quite work, yet the girls manage to straighten things out on their own. If that doesn't shock Charles, the stereo rack is finally assembled by Adam and Buddy.

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Hi, Mr. Horned One
star
7.66
2722 votes

#49 - Hi, Mr. Horned One

Two and a Half Men - Season 3 - Episode 6

Ignoring Alan's warnings, Charlie continues to date Isabella until she threatens to put a curse on his manhood.

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The Hot Troll Deviation
star
7.66
14516 votes

#50 - The Hot Troll Deviation

The Big Bang Theory - Season 4 - Episode 4

An embarrassing secret of Wolowitz's comes to light, while Sheldon and Raj have a small war at work.

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