Charlie Sheen called for the ‘Two and a Half men’ to be revived at ABC.
With the controversial cancellation of “Roseanne” in the forefront of everyone’s mind, Charlie Sheen is trying to parlay the loss of a TV show with the revival of another.
On Tuesday, ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey told Fox News that the network is pulling the plug on “Roseanne” getting a second season after a number of incredibly inflammatory comments Roseanne Barr made on Twitter. Sheen took the opportunity to call for a return of his successful sitcom ‘ Two and a Half men.”
“Adios Roseanne! Good riddance hashtag did NOT Win. The runway is now clear for US to restart. #CharlieHarperReturns,” Sheen tweeted along with a photo of a script for the series.
NOT the Win is.
— Charlie Sheen (@charliesheen) May 29, 2018
As fans of the series know, it ran from 2003 to 2012. It ran for 12 seasons, but the Shine was famous fired from the series after Season 7, after a lot of bad publicity, similar to that Barr is getting now. “Men”, was a hugely popular show, though, and continued on with Ashton Kutcher replaces Sheen in addition to costar John Cryer, who had his own thoughts about Sheen’s revival idea.
“What could go wrong?” he wrote, along with a retweet of the Brilliance of the post.
What can go wrong? https://t.co/YMCTAFDjqk
— Jon Cryer (@MrJonCryer) 29 May 2018
While calling for a revival of a show to replace “Roseanne” may seem like an opportunistic, Sheen was not the only one to take advantage of the ABC revival of the bad press.
Bryan Fuller called the Network to bring back his fan-beloved, but short-lived series ” Pushing Daisies.” The show is focused on a pie-maker with the power to bring people back from the dead touching them, to be reduced.
NOT OPPORTUNISTIC, BUT IF YOU are ITCHING TO FILL in the #ROSEANNE SLOT WITH ANOTHER former @ABCNetwork SHOW… pic.twitter.com/UXYm5j6adx
— Bryan Fuller (@BryanFuller) 29 May 2018
“Alex, Inc. “star Zach Braff, who previously starred on the NBC-turned-ABC sitcom “Scrubs,” placed his lamentations that he lost his show despite not having a racism scandal.
When the show was cancelled, but you are not racist. pic.twitter.com/Do2n37Akij
— Zach Braff (@zachbraff) 29 May 2018