'Two and a Half Men': The best surprise is no surprise


Deus ex machina is a Latin term that translates into English as "Jump the Shark." Actually that's not true, but it might as well when you're talking about Monday's (Nov. 14) episode of "Two and a Half Men."When we left off, Alan (Jon Cryer) checked into a mental hospital as he was having trouble coping with Charlie's death. Well, Alan's out and ready to take us for a ride.[Spoiler Alert?]On a dark and stormy night, a tornado uproots the Malibu beach house hurtling it skyward. It ultimately lands miles away, killing Walden (Ashton Kutcher) and Jake (Angus T. Jones) and coincidentally crushing Evelyn's (Holland Taylor) home with her in it. With both residences rendered uninhabitable and nowhere else to go, a newly released Alan figures he can seek momentary lodging with his ex-wife Judith. When he arrives at Judith's place, he sees the light on inside. Since it's still raining, he figures there's no harm...



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