'Criminal Intent' tackles Charlie Sheen. 'We take the headline, but not the body.'


Charlie Sheen might not feel like he's "winning" once he sees the "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" take on his recent escapades.Now on his "Violent Torpedo of Truth" tour of live stage shows, the former "Two and a Half Men" star is the inspiration for one of the crime drama's final eight episodes that begin their run Sunday, May 1, on USA. (They'll also be seen starting Monday, May 30, on NBC.)In the "Criminal Intent" variation, Jay Mohr ("Gary Unmarried") guest stars as the pseudo-Charlie, a celebrity fashion designer with a reputation for indulging in various vices. A murder at one of his parties brings reunited police-detective partners Goren and Eames (Vincent D'Onofrio, Kathryn Erbe) to the scene.The result is "unexpected but not unexpected," executive producer and "Law & Order" mentor Dick Wolf tells Zap2it. "There is stuff that will strongly suggest Charlie to people, and Jay really delivers. He's got that kind of edgy...



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