The boys are back for a snappy, smart season of TV’s #1 comedy hit. And while a drop-dead gorgeous parade of Sandys, Mandis and Kandis march in and out of Charlie’s Malibu beach house, the true heart of the series remains the makeshift family that calls this place home – including carefree bachelor Charlie, his finicky chiropractor brother Alan and Alan’s outspoken young son Jake.
Charlie is a well-to-do bachelor with a house at the beach, a Mercedes in the garage and an easy way with women. His casual Malibu lifestyle was interrupted by his tightly wound brother.
Jake's school principal demands to meet immediately with Alan concerning a picture Jake drew of a large-breasted schoolmate...
Charlie is dismayed to learn that Alan's recent dating spree has been with Alan's ex-wife, Judith. Charlie fears he will rarely get to see Jake if Alan and Judith reconcile.
Alan infuriates Charlie when he gives Berta permission to move into the beach house for a couple of days.
After a woman Charlie has been having sex with professes her love for him, he responds inappropriately and suffers from impotence.
Charlie is thrilled that he's dating Isabella (JODI LYN O'KEEFE - "Nash Bridges"), a wild, sexually uninhibited woman--until Alan points out that she's a spooky Satan worshiper.
Charlie finds himself in a compromising position after getting drunk and spending the evening with his stalker, Rose, celebrating her birthday.
After Charlie's romantic overtures towards Mia, an attractive ballet teacher, are rejected, Charlie tries to prove to Alan that he can persuade Mia to go on a date with him.
A wealthy, elderly woman named Norma (Academy Award and multiple Emmy Award winner CLORIS LEACHMAN - "Malcolm in the Middle," "Spanglish") is romantically interested in Alan.
Alan organizes a family dinner to celebrate the publication of a newspaper article that describes him as a "good doctor, good neighbor and a good guy."
When Alan dates a cooking instructor, Sandy, both he and Charlie gain weight.
Charlie and Alan take Jake to a friend's house and go out for some sibling bonding at the movies, but their night is ruined when Alan freaks out…
No one believes Charlie when he says that his relationship with Mia is getting serious, and everyone really thinks he's lying…
After a month and a half of abstinence, Charlie is quite eager to consummate his relationship with Mia.
Charlie's lifestyle causes tension with Mia. Charlie can't keep pace with the healthy routine that Mia has introduced into their relationship.
Concerned that he is dating a woman half his age--and mortified to introduce her to Evelyn--Alan tries to avoid bringing his sexy 22-year-old girlfriend, Kandi, to Jake's birthday party.
When he is nominated for an advertising award, Charlie boycotts the banquet, having lost several years in a row to his cocky competitor, Archie.
Alan gets into financial trouble because he keeps paying the expenses of his young girlfriend, Kandi. When Kandi's old car breaks down, Alan leases a new one for her.
Kandi (recurring guest star APRIL BOWLBY) moves in with Alan and Charlie, causing tension in the house.
Charlie is now dating Kandi's (recurring guest star APRIL BOWLBY) mother, Mandi (recurring guest star GAIL O'GRADY).
Jake's teacher, Francine (JULIA CAMPBELL), calls Alan and Judith into her classroom to discuss Jake's lack of interest in school.
When a cute girl from Jake's school invites Jake to a party, Charlie butts in on Alan's milestone moment with his son by offering his own words of wisdom on women.
When Charlie finds out that his ex-girlfriend, Mia, is in town with her dance troupe and wants him to come to her performance, he opts not to go…
With Charlie and Mia (recurring guest star EMMANUELLE VAUGIER) arranging their wedding, their families meet, and things immediately begin to fall apart.