Anger Management “Charlie Goes Back to Therapy” and “Charlie and the Slumpbuster” Review

I know many people are turned off by the gentleman’s antics, but I am more than happy to have Charlie Sheen back on my television screen. No matter what you can say about his goddess wrangling and his #winning habits, the man is a talented comedic actor. If you have talent, people will keep giving you stuff to do. Therefore, I was fairly excited to watch Charlie Sheen make his return to television.

Then I sat down and watched it.

First off, I don’t understand the need to purchase the Anger Management title. I imagine there are several people that enjoyed the movie version featuring Adam Sandler and Jack Nicholson. However, Sheen is a major draw on his own, so what was the point? The show bares no resemblance to the movie of the same title despite the fact that it is about anger management therapy. I thought the show did a nice job of addressing several of the things about Sheen that make people cringe. The series begins with Sheen ranting into the camera while punching a therapy doll. The rant even features a nice little joke about winning. Once we addressed that issue, it was time to deal with Sheen’s issues with women. On this show, he has wrangled several goddesses who double as his closest confidants. His ex-wife, daughter, best friend/sex buddy, and a bartender all serve as important female relationships for Charlie’s character. It’s clear that the pilot made a strong effort to convince the world that this Charlie was different. Read More... 


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