Trivia / Anger Management

For the film:
  • Chaotic Good: Buddy Rydell's therapy techniques to help Dave and Teach Him Anger include such shady activities as paying a transvestite prostitute, stopping the car in the middle of traffic, and making him confront a Buddhist.
  • Fake Nationality: Galaxia/Gary.

For the TV series:

  • Actor Allusion: Sheen has previously played a ballplayer: Ricky "Wild Thing" Vaughn, in the film Major League.
    • In the final episode, Corbin Bernsen played "Roger", the general manager of Charlie's old team, who addresses Charlie as "Wild Thing". Bernsen had played a "Roger" in that movie too.
  • Casting Gag: Charlie Sheen has a daughter named Sam in Real Life too.
  • Five Year Plan: The producers of the show offered FX a 10-90 production plan in which 90 episodes were ordered after the show proved itself during the first ten episodes.
  • The Danza: Charlie Sheen as Charlie Goodson, Martin Sheen as Martin Goodson, Michael Boatman as Michael and Andy Mientus as Andy.
  • Real-Life Relative:
    • Charlie's dad is played by his real-life dad, Martin Sheen.
    • Michael Arden and Andy Mientus (Patrick and Andy) are a real-life couple as well as onscreen.