General Information

Glossary: A
First Air Date: June 28th, 2012
Last Air Date: December 22nd, 2014
Created By: Bruce Helford
Star Casts: Charlie Sheen, Selma Blair, Shawnee Smith, Michael Arden, Daniela Bobadilla, Noureen DeWulf, Derek Richardson, Barry Corbin
Aired On: FX
Episode Runtime: 22 minutes
Total Seasons: 2 Seasons
Total Episodes: 100 Episodes
Type: Scripted
Status: Ended
Homepage: FX - Anger Management

Last Updated: Wed, 22 Jun 2022 22:31:04 +0000

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Anger Management

Charlie is a non-traditional therapist specializing in anger management. He has a successful private practice and he performs pro bono counseling for an inmate group at a state prison. Prior to his career as a therapist, he was a major league baseball player whose career was put on the shelf for good by his own struggle with anger issues.

Seasons and Episodes

Season 1 (10 Episodes)

1: Charlie Goes Back to Therapy - Aired: 2012-06-28

Charlie - a baseball player with anger issues turned anger management therapist - decides to return to therapy after a bad run-in with his ex-wife's new boyfriend. The only problem is he just happens to be sleeping with the one therapist he trusts: his best friend, Kate.

2: Charlie and the Slumpbuster - Aired: 2012-06-28

The new "evolved" Charlie has to deal with a ghost from his old carousing, baseball-playing days when a unattractive woman he slept with just to break a batting slump shows up as a new patient in group therapy.

3: Charlie Tries Sleep Deprivation - Aired: 2012-07-05

Charlie's plan backfires when he attempts to remedy his group with sleep-deprivation therapy.

4: Charlie and Kate Battle Over a Patient - Aired: 2012-07-12

Kate steals a patient from Charlie, fueling the competitive rivalry between the two therapists.

5: Charlie Tries to Prove Therapy Is Legit - Aired: 2012-07-19

Charlie falls for Jen's hot new business partner, Lori - played by Charlie's real-life ex, Denise Richards - only to find she thinks therapy is a scam. In the therapy group, Patrick asks Charlie to counsel the angry ghost of his mother, who he believes is haunting his apartment.

6: Charlie Dates Kate's Patient - Aired: 2012-07-26

Inflamed by Kate's comment that he's only "nouveau smart", Charlie starts covertly dating a brilliant coffee-shop barista. The only problem is that the woman is turned on by sex where there's a chance of getting caught -- and she's Kate's patient.

7: Charlie's Patient Gets Out of Jail - Aired: 2012-08-02

Charlie and his ex, Jennifer, are having an issue with how Charlie still tries to manage her life when Cleo - one of Charlie's patients from his prison anger therapy group - shows up on his doorstep, fresh out on parole. Jennifer decides to get back at Charlie by dating the ex-con.

8: Charlie Outs A Patient - Aired: 2012-08-09

Charlie has to evaluate the depth of his involvement in his patient's lives when he accidentally helps his patient who vicariously enjoys other people's anger hook up with a crazy woman.

9: Charlie's Dad Visits - Aired: 2012-08-16

Charlie gets an unexpected visit from his hyper-critical, bullying father. In the therapy group, Charlie attempts to help Lacey with road rage.

10: Charlie Gets Romantic - Aired: 2012-08-23

After Charlie and Kate have sex, he innocently asks her if she wants to go to a movie. Kate interprets this as a romantic gesture, rushes to fix him up on a date the next day with someone else and the two are forced to exam the nature of their odd relationship. At home, Sam kisses a girl at school and a picture of it ends up on Facebook.

Season 2 (90 Episodes)

1: Charlie Loses it at a Baby Shower - Aired: 2013-01-17

Charlie blows up at his sister's baby shower.

2: Charlie's Dad Starts to Lose It - Aired: 2013-01-17

Charlie wonders if his father is developing Alzheimer's.

3: Charlie and the Ex-Patient - Aired: 2013-01-24

Charlie begins a questionable romantic relationship with an ex-patient.

4: Charlie's Dad Breaks Bad - Aired: 2013-01-31

Charlie's dad falls in with a bad crowd.

5: Charlie & Jen Together Again - Aired: 2013-02-07

Jennifer moves in with Charlie temporarily and Kate gets jealous.

6: Charlie and Deception Therapy - Aired: 2013-02-14

Charlie tries to help his patient with a placebo pill that supposedly reduces anger.

7: Charlie Dates a Teacher - Aired: 2013-02-21

Charlie dates his daughter's teacher.

8: Charlie and Cee Lo - Aired: 2013-02-28

Charlie takes on Cee Lo Green as a therapy patient.

9: Charlie is an Expert Witness - Aired: 2013-03-07

Charlie and Kate face off as expert witnesses in the same trial.

10: Charlie & Catholicism - Aired: 2013-03-14

Martin has Charlie's daughter baptized behind Charlie's back.

11: Charlie Dates Crazy, Sexy, Angry - Aired: 2013-04-04

Charlie dates Jennifer's business partner and finds out she has sexual anger issues.

12: Charlie Gets Lindsay Lohan in Trouble - Aired: 2013-04-11

Lindsay Lohan comes to Charlie for therapy and they begin a tumultuous relationship.

13: Charlie and Lacey Piss Off the Neighborhood - Aired: 2013-04-18

Charlie's neighborhood is up in arms when they find out he's been having clients with anger issues meeting at his home.

14: Charlie and Kate Horse Around - Aired: 2013-04-18

Charlie takes the group on an equine therapy retreat.

15: Charlie's Patients Hook Up - Aired: 2013-04-25

Charlie inadvertently puts two patients together in a romantic relationship.

16: Charlie and Kate's Dirty Pictures - Aired: 2013-05-02

Charlie gets jealous and uses a patient to spy on Kate.

17: Charlie Lets Kate Take Charge - Aired: 2013-05-09

Charlie lets his father help him coach a high school baseball team with bad results.

18: Charlie and the Break-Up Coach - Aired: 2013-05-16

Charlie's ex causes him problems with his group when she becomes one of his patient's life coach.

19: Charlie, Kate and Jen Get Romantic - Aired: 2013-05-23

Martin tells Kate that Charlie and Jennifer are getting back together.

20: Charlie Breaks Up With Kate - Aired: 2013-05-30

Charlie shakes up his relationship with Kate while dealing with the return of Jen's ex-boyfriend.

21: Charlie and His New Therapist - Aired: 2013-06-03

Charlie begins seeing a new female therapist who used unorthodox therapy methods; Patrick tricks Ed into thinking he won the lottery.

22: Charlie and Kate Start a Sex Study - Aired: 2013-06-06

Charlie and Kate try to control their sexual urges as they begin work together on their sex study; Lacey starts a new job as a pharmaceutical rep.

23: Charlie and the Secret Gigolo - Aired: 2013-06-10

Charlie discovers scandalous information about Jen's new boyfriend, Sean, when he joins his therapy group.

24: Charlie and His New Friend With Benefits - Aired: 2013-06-13

Charlie breaks all the professional rules by starting a friends-with-benefits relationship with a hot woman subject from the sex study. Also, Nolan and Patrick fight over a woman.

25: Charlie and the Airport Sext - Aired: 2013-06-20

Charlie's trip with the group is interrupted when he gets some interesting news from Kate. Also, Charlie's house is unwittingly used for a porno shoot.

26: Charlie and the Hot Nerd - Aired: 2013-06-27

Charlie steals a hot woman from an angry nerd. Lacey takes drugs in order to sell drugs.

27: Charlie Dates a Serial Killer's Sister - Aired: 2013-07-11

Charlie inadvertently picks up the sister of one of his most violent patients at prison.

28: Charlie and the Cheating Patient - Aired: 2013-07-18

Charlie suspects Jen's boyfriend, Sean, is cheating on her with his patient, Lacey. Also, Nolan's apartment gets robbed.

29: Charlie and the Virgin - Aired: 2013-08-01

Charlie mistakenly becomes a sex surrogate for one of Kate's patients, who is a thirty-two-year-old virgin.

30: Charlie and the Hit and Run - Aired: 2013-07-25

Charlie has to deal with the aftermath when his dad moves in with his patient Ed and they hit someone with their car. Also, Lacey takes Nolan out for a night of clubbing.

31: Charlie Kills His Ex's Sex Life - Aired: 2013-08-08

Charlie goes too far when he gets jealous of Jennifer's much younger boyfriend, Canvas. Meanwhile, Patrick helps Lacey look sexy for her first modeling gig.

32: Charlie and the Prison Riot - Aired: 2013-08-15

Charlie is held hostage by his prison group during a riot.

33: Charlie and Kate Do It For Money - Aired: 2013-09-05

Charlie and Kate are ready to sleep with the right people to get funding for their sex study.

34: Charlie and the Sting - Aired: 2013-09-12

Charlie tries to stop Kate from having sex with the executive in charge of funding their study; Charlie's dad tries to stop Lacey from throwing herself at a sleazy yoga instructor.

35: Charlie Gets the Party Started - Aired: 2013-09-19

Charlie recruits Sean to help him throw the epic party of the century; Lacey inadvertently gets Ed hooked on drugs.

36: Charlie and the Grad Student - Aired: 2013-09-26

Charlie invites Ellie (Brea Grant), an attractive grad-student, to observe a therapy session only to have to compete with Nolan for her affection. Meanwhile, Ed and Martin come up with a plan to scam the government by hosting a disabled war veteran in their house.

37: Charlie's New Sex Study Partner - Aired: 2013-10-03

Charlie is forced to hire a new psychologist to replace Kate in his sex study; Jennifer and Lacey trick Sean.

38: Charlie and the Sex Addict - Aired: 2013-10-10

Charlie sleeps with Jordan's hot AA sponsor who happens to be a recovering sex addict.

39: Charlie and the Hooker - Aired: 2013-10-24

Charlie accepts a new patient, a pimp named Ray James II, into his therapy group. After Charlie sleeps with a young woman called Sasha (Anna Hutchison) who approached him at the bar, she reveals that she's a hooker and that Ray sent her as payment for his sessions. Meanwhile, Lacey, Nolan and Ed are creeped out by Ray, and attempt to hold their own self-help session without Charlie present.

40: Charlie and the Devil - Aired: 2013-10-31

Charlie invites a new therapy patient named Bob (Bob Clendenin) into the group, who casually tells everyone that he is the devil. Nolan makes a deal with Bob to sell his soul in exchange for Lacey falling in love with him. When Lacey is all over Nolan at the next session, even the skeptical Charlie starts to wonder. Meanwhile, Jen falls for a new neighbor while Sam falls for a young man who appears to be the neighbor's son, but the two are later revealed to be gay.

41: Charlie and Sean and the Battle of the Exes - Aired: 2013-11-07

Charlie and Sean go to war when Charlie begins having casual sex with his ex, who is Sean's former girlfriend.

42: Charlie Helps Lacey Stay Rich - Aired: 2013-11-14

Charlie seeks his prison group's help when his partying ways result in him getting arrested.

43: Charlie Loses His Virginity Again - Aired: 2013-11-21

Charlie asks for a second chance with the woman to whom he lost his virginity, and Lacey and Patrick try to keep up appearances when Lacey's parents pay a surprise visit.

44: Charlie Does It For Science - Aired: 2013-12-05

Charlie is pursued by a hot reporter who wants to experience his sex study.

45: Charlie and Lacey Shack Up - Aired: 2013-12-12

Charlie gets Jordan to pose as his prison patient's fiancé.

46: Charlie and the Christmas Hooker - Aired: 2013-12-19

Charlie's Christmas plans with Sasha are derailed when Ed steals the baby Jesus from a Latino church.

47: Charlie and the Pajama Intervention - Aired: 2014-01-23

Charlie seeks his prison group's help when his partying ways result in him getting arrested.

48: Charlie Sets Jordan Up with a Serial Killer - Aired: 2014-01-30

Charlie convinces Jordan to pose as the fiance'e of a member of his prison group, and Lacey and Patrick gamble away part of Lacey's parents' money.

49: Charlie and the Twins - Aired: 2014-02-06

Jordan's twin sister, identical in every way except hair color and the addition of fake boobs, is in town. Jordan tells Charlie that the two don't get along ever since her sister slept with her former fiancee. She asks Charlie to help mend the damage between them, but he winds up sleeping with the twin. Elsewhere, Lacey's sister blackmails her into buying her whatever she wants in exchange for not revealing to their parents that the marriage to Patrick is a sham.

50: Charlie and Sean Fight Over a Girl - Aired: 2014-02-27

Charlie and Sean start a competition to see who can score first with a gorgeous woman.

51: Charlie and The Last Temptation of Eugenio - Aired: 2014-03-06

When Charlie's best party buddy becomes a priest; Charlie's tries to tempt him with women and liquor.

52: Charlie and the Hot Latina - Aired: 2014-03-13

Charlie falls for the sexy daughter of his father's warring neighbor.

53: Charlie and His Probation Officer's Daughter - Aired: 2014-03-20

Charlie is in trouble when he finds out that a woman he had a one-night fling with is related to his supervisor.

54: Charlie Gets Date Rated - Aired: 2014-03-27

Charlie uses Jordan to improve his online date rating.

55: Charlie and Jordan Go to Prison - Aired: 2014-04-03

Charlie is inspired to start a new clinic at the prison after Jordan wrecks their sex study.

56: Charlie and the Re-Virginized Hooker - Aired: 2014-04-10

When Charlie keeps choosing sex over work, Jordan convinces his girlfriend, Sasha, to cut him off for six months.

57: Charlie Catches Jordan in the Act - Aired: 2014-04-17

Charlie goes ballistic when a drunk Jordan makes out with a prisoner.

58: Charlie Spends the Night With Lacey - Aired: 2014-04-24

Charlie spends the night with Lacey to keep her from killing her ex-boyfriend.

59: Charlie Screws a Prisoner's Girlfriend - Aired: 2014-05-01

Charlie sleeps with the girlfriend of a violent prisoner in his clinic, only to find out that the prisoner is being released the next day.

60: Charlie Cops a Feel - Aired: 2014-05-08

When Charlie breaks it off with a police officer he's been dating, she abuses her power to make his life miserable. Meanwhile, Jordan struggles to establish a casual sex relationship with Sean.

61: Charlie, Lacey and the Dangerous Plumber - Aired: 2014-05-15

Charlie tries to keep Lacey from hooking up with a dangerous ex-con.

62: Charlie and the Mother of All Sessions - Aired: 2014-05-29

Charlie surprises his therapy group by bringing their dysfunctional parents to a session.

63: Charlie and Sean's Twisted Sister - Aired: 2014-08-04

Sean tells Charlie not to have sex with his visiting sister, and Patrick and Lacey discover that they are dating the same man.

64: Charlie Has a Threesome - Aired: 2014-08-04

Problems arise after Charlie has a threesome with his girlfriend and one of her friends, and Lacey uses Jordan's help to try and sell her eggs.

65: Charlie and the Lap Dance of Doom - Aired: 2014-08-11

Charlie gets Sean fired from the strip club when he sleeps with a stripper.

66: Charlie Tests His Will Power - Aired: 2014-08-11

Charlie makes a promise to an attractive reporter; it involves an interview with an extremely furious convict.

67: Charlie and the Psychic Therapist - Aired: 2014-08-18

Charlie and Jordan have to share a hotel room to expose a shady couple's therapist.

68: Charlie Gets Between Sean and Jordan - Aired: 2014-08-18

Charlie sets up Sean with a hottie even though he knows Sean is seeing Jordan.

69: Charlie Does Times With the Hot Warden - Aired: 2014-08-25

Charlie gets in hot water with his prison group when he sleeps with the attractive new warden.

70: Charlie and the Warden's Dirty Secret - Aired: 2014-08-25

Charlie inadvertently helps a member of his prison group in an escape attempt.

71: Charlie and the Temper of Doom - Aired: 2014-09-01

Charlie struggles to control his anger after meeting a hot girl who doesn't date angry guys.

72: Charlie Gets Trashed - Aired: 2014-09-01

Charlie goes to war with his garbage man.

73: Charlie and the Case of the Curious Hottie - Aired: 2014-09-08

Charlie becomes paranoid after discovering he's dating a private investigator.

74: Charlie Pledges a Sorority Sister - Aired: 2014-09-08

Charlie falls into trap when Jordan sets him up with a heartbreaker.

75: Charlie Plays Hide and Go Cheat - Aired: 2014-11-03

Charlie finds himself in a contest with a female private investigator to prove that he could cheat on her without getting caught.

76: Charlie and the Revenge of the Hot Nerd - Aired: 2014-11-03

Charlie's life is taken hostage by a controlling techy girl.

77: Charlie and the Curse of the Flying Fist - Aired: 2014-11-10

Charlie creates a monster when he helps Nolan unleash his anger.

78: Charlie and the Houseful of Hookers - Aired: 2014-11-10

Charlie lets his house become a halfway house for five hookers.

79: Charlie Gets Patrick High - Aired: 2014-11-17

Charlie tries to help Patrick through a crisis of confidence by getting him stoned.

80: Charlie and Lacey Go For Broke - Aired: 2014-11-17

When Charlie tricks Lacey into believing her father is broke, she gets engaged to an obnoxious billionaire. Meanwhile Nolan makes a business arrangement with Sean's strip club.

81: Charlie and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good Very Bad Thanksgiving - Aired: 2014-11-24

Charlie almost destroys Ed's marriage; Jordan hits on Nolan.

82: Charlie Rolls the Dice in Vegas - Aired: 2014-11-24

Charlie goes to Vegas and life gets complicated after a night of heavy drinking.

83: Charlie & the Return of the Danger Girl - Aired: 2014-12-01

Charlie risks his life to sleep with a thrill-seeker.

84: Charlie Gets in Bed with Jordan's Ex - Aired: 2014-12-01

Charlie wants to make a business deal with Jordan's ex-husband, but he knows Jordan won't go along if she knows the identity of the business partner. Meanwhile, Lacey gets jealous when Nolan tries to save a family of birds.

85: Charlie's Living the Dream - Aired: 2014-12-08

Charlie becomes trapped in a wild dream where he can't distinguish between what's real and what's not.

86: Charlie Meets His Match - Aired: 2014-12-08

A matchmaker sets up Charlie and Sean with the wrong dates.

87: Charlie and the Epic Relationship Fail - Aired: 2014-12-15

Charlie interferes with Lacey and Nolan's love life and gets Nolan kidnapped by prisoners.

88: Charlie Gets Tied Up With a Catholic Girl - Aired: 2014-12-15

Charlie's father sets him up with a hot, but quiet Catholic girl who turns out to be too wild, even for Charlie.

89: Charlie and the Sexy Swing Vote - Aired: 2014-12-22

Charlie and Jordan hire a hot tie-breaker to work as their associate on the prison clinic program.

90: Charlie & the 100th Episode - Aired: 2014-12-22

Charlie has to make a decision between keeping his group and being a sports psychologist for a baseball team.