This won't go over well in Gomorrah-by-the-Sea.
Actor Angus T. Jones, the 'half' of Two and a Half Men, has urged fans to not watch the show, saying it is 'filth'.
I don't disagree. While I've never actually sat and watched a complete episode, it's been A/V wallpaper in my den many evenings while I was doing something else, probably blogging. And one can't help but notice that a good amount of the show is not appropriate for households with kids, especially in the time slot where it runs. Over the weekend, I saw a [re-run] snippet on 33.1 UHF where Charlie Sheen is rolling doobies on his kitchen table.
Am also not much the fan of How I Met Your Mother, but, IMO, the trashiest sit-com I've seen is Two Broke Girls. Sexual innuendo and blatant smut abound, at approximately 15 to 20 second intervals. To paraphrase the late Richard Pryor, those chicks probably got a VD that would scare the $#!@ out of penicillin!
Sure, I'm a prude, but not a humorless one. Mildly ribald comedy certainly has its place, but it's not in prime viewing time. And there's little mild about much of the current crop of shows.
There's no indication that Angus Jones is following in the footsteps of Growing Pains' Kirk Cameron, but, if he did, that wouldn't be such a bad thing.
What did I say?
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