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Charlie Sheen calls for Two and a Half Men reboot following Roseanne cancellation

The former sitcom star wants his character Charlie Harper back on the small screen

Ilana Kaplan
Friday 01 June 2018 17:03 BST
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Charlie Sheen starred in 'Two and a Half Men' from 2003 until 2011.
Charlie Sheen starred in 'Two and a Half Men' from 2003 until 2011. (Getty)

Actor Charlie Sheen has called for the revival of former sitcom Two and a Half Men amidst news of Roseanne's cancellation on ABC.

Sheen - who famously starred on the TV series until season seven when he was fired for his erratic behaviour - tweeted a 2003 script from the show with his character's name "Charlie" written on it the same day Roseanne was axed by ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey.

In his tweet, Sheen wrote: "Adios Roseanne! Good riddance. Hashtag NOT winning. The runway is now clear for OUR reboot. #CharlieHarperReturns"

In response to Sheen's tweet, Two and a Half Men star Jon Cryer retweeted his post with the caption, "What could possibly go wrong?"

Two and a Half Men co-creator Lee Aronsohn quoted Cryer's tweet saying "Beats me."

Sheen, however, wasn't the only person to request networks reconsider rebooting their shows after watching the demise of Roseanne.

Producer Bryan Fuller used the opportunity to request a revival of the prematurely-cancelled ABC show Pushing Daisies.

Actor Zach Braff also took aim at ABC for cancelling his longtime comedy series Scrubs, which the network had originally picked up from NBC.

While Two and a Half Men ran from 2003 until 2015, Sheen's character was memorably killed off by a train in Paris in 2011.

Actor Ashton Kutcher replaced Sheen shortly thereafter in a leading role until the end of the series in 2015.

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