Two and a Half Men May Return Sans Studio Audience

According to a source, the show might tape to an empty studio, depending on Charlie's condition upon his return

By Ken Baker, Jennifer Arrow Feb 18, 2011 9:05 PMTags
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Avert your eyes! Do not look directly at the tarnished star!

E! News has learned that when Two and a Half Men resumes production on Feb. 28, the show might be missing one key element of a standard production. Here's what we can tell you about the possible change:

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An insider tells us that it is not yet clear whether producers will shoot the first episode, or any new ones for that matter, in front of a live audience. "They're not sure if it will be in front of an audience or not," says the source, adding that it will all depend on Charlie Sheen's condition upon his return. Another source says that nothing has been determined for certain yet about the taping format for the next episodes.

Do you think Charlie will just need a little extra concealer when he returns to tape the next new episode of Two and a Half Men, or will he be much more bedraggled than that?