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* TheDanza: Creator/CharlieSheen as Charlie Goodson, Creawtor/MartinSheen as Martin Goodson, Michael Boatman as Michael and Andy Mientus as Andy.
* MetaCasting: The series is overflowing with references to Creator/CharlieSheen's sometimes bizarre past behavior while under the influence of narcotics.
* RealLifeRelative:
** Charlie's dad is played by his real-life dad, Creator/MartinSheen.
** Michael Arden and Andy Mientus (Patrick and Andy) are a real-life couple as well as onscreen.
* RealLifeWritesThePlot: Creator/SelmaBlair was written off the show for complaining about Creator/CharlieSheen's behaviour.


* RoleEndingMisdemeanor: Creator/SelmaBlair was given the boot for complaining about Creator/CharlieSheen's behaviour.

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* RoleEndingMisdemeanor: RealLifeWritesThePlot: Creator/SelmaBlair was given written off the boot show for complaining about Creator/CharlieSheen's behaviour.


* ActorAllusion:
** Buddy picks up a golf club and a baseball bat before choosing the baseball bat to smash the window of the Lexus. In 1994, Creator/JackNicholson was cited for smashing a man's window with a golf club in a bout of rage.
** In the scene where Dave smashes his boss' lamp with a golf club, he says "See, I golf also you should bring me sometime." This is a reference to ''Film/HappyGilmore'' in which Creator/AdamSandler plays a golfer with anger problems.
* DuelingStarsMovie: Adam Sandler and Jack Nicholson.

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* ActorAllusion:
** Buddy picks up a golf club and a baseball bat before choosing the baseball bat to smash the window of the Lexus. In 1994, Creator/JackNicholson was cited for smashing a man's window with a golf club in a bout of rage.
** In the scene where Dave smashes his boss' lamp with a golf club, he says "See, I golf also you should bring me sometime." This is a reference to ''Film/HappyGilmore'' in which Creator/AdamSandler plays a golfer with anger problems.
* DuelingStarsMovie: Adam Sandler Creator/AdamSandler and Jack Nicholson.




* ActorAllusion: Sheen has previously played a ballplayer: Ricky "Wild Thing" Vaughn, in the film ''Film/MajorLeague''.
** In the final episode, CorbinBernsen 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.
* CastingGag: Charlie Sheen has a daughter named Sam in RealLife too.
* FiveYearPlan: 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.



* RoleEndingMisdemeanour: Creator/SelmaBlair was given the boot for complaining about Creator/CharlieSheen's behaviour.

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* RoleEndingMisdemeanour: RoleEndingMisdemeanor: Creator/SelmaBlair was given the boot for complaining about Creator/CharlieSheen's behaviour.behaviour.
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* InMemoriam: Lynne Thigpen died only a month before the film's release. The film is dedicated to her memory.

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* InMemoriam: Lynne Thigpen Thigpen, who portrayed Judge Daniels, died only a month before the film's release. The film is dedicated to her memory.


* DuelingStarsMovie
* FakeNationality: Galaxia/Gary.

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* DuelingStarsMovie
DuelingStarsMovie: Adam Sandler and Jack Nicholson.
* FakeNationality: Galaxia/Gary.The German Galaxia/Gary, played by American Creator/WoodyHarrelson.


* DuelingStarsMovie



* MetaCasting: The series is overflowing with references to Creator/CharlieSheen's sometimes bizarre past behavior while under the influence of narcotics.



** Michael Arden and Andy Mientus (Patrick and Andy) are a real-life couple as well as onscreen.

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** Michael Arden and Andy Mientus (Patrick and Andy) are a real-life couple as well as onscreen.onscreen.
* RoleEndingMisdemeanour: Creator/SelmaBlair was given the boot for complaining about Creator/CharlieSheen's behaviour.


* ChaoticGood: Buddy Rydell's therapy techniques to help Dave and TeachHimAnger include such shady activities as paying a transvestite prostitute, stopping the car in the middle of traffic, and making him confront a Buddhist.

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* ChaoticGood: ActorAllusion:
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Buddy Rydell's therapy techniques picks up a golf club and a baseball bat before choosing the baseball bat to help smash the window of the Lexus. In 1994, Creator/JackNicholson was cited for smashing a man's window with a golf club in a bout of rage.
** In the scene where
Dave and TeachHimAnger include such shady activities as paying smashes his boss' lamp with a transvestite prostitute, stopping the car golf club, he says "See, I golf also you should bring me sometime." This is a reference to ''Film/HappyGilmore'' in the middle of traffic, and making him confront which Creator/AdamSandler plays a Buddhist.golfer with anger problems.


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* InMemoriam: Lynne Thigpen died only a month before the film's release. The film is dedicated to her memory.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Creator/AdamSandler originally tried to get Creator/EddieMurphy for Dr. Buddy Rydell. Creator/RobertDeNiro, Creator/BillMurray and Creator/DustinHoffman were considered for the role.

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* ChaoticGood: Buddy Rydell's therapy techniques to help Dave and TeachHimAnger include such shady activities as paying a transvestite prostitute, stopping the car in the middle of traffic, and making him confront a Buddhist.


* TheDanza: Creator/CharlieSheen as Charlie Goodson, MartinSheen as Martin Goodson, Michael Boatman as Michael and Andy Mientus as Andy.

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* TheDanza: Creator/CharlieSheen as Charlie Goodson, MartinSheen Creawtor/MartinSheen as Martin Goodson, Michael Boatman as Michael and Andy Mientus as Andy.



** Charlie's dad is played by his real-life dad, MartinSheen.

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** Charlie's dad is played by his real-life dad, MartinSheen.Creator/MartinSheen.


* TheDanza: Creator/CharlieSheen as Charlie Goodson, MartinSheen as Martin Goodson, and Michael Boatman as Michael.

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* TheDanza: Creator/CharlieSheen as Charlie Goodson, MartinSheen as Martin Goodson, and Michael Boatman as Michael.Michael and Andy Mientus as Andy.


* Casting Gag: Charlie Sheen has a daughter named Sam in RealLife too.

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* Casting Gag: CastingGag: Charlie Sheen has a daughter named Sam in RealLife too.


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* HeyItsThatGuy: Given that it's an Creator/AdamSandler movie, it's given that there would be a lot of cameos. Among the least obvious, children of the nineties might recognize the [[spoiler: fake]] Judge as [[Series/WhereInTheWorldIsCarmenSandiego The]] [[Series/WhereInTimeIsCarmenSandiego Chief]] (In one of her last roles before her death).
* Alternatively when she's not Judging Creator/AdamSandler or finding Carmen she is moonlighting as a DJ in ''Film/TheWarriors''.
** And of course, there's KevinNealon, who's seemingly obligated to appear in every HappyMadison movie.
** The Series has [[OneTreeHill Whitey Durham]] and [[Franchise/{{Saw}} Amanda Young]].


* Alternatively when she's not Judging AdamSandler or finding Carmen she is moonlighting as a DJ in ''Film/TheWarriors''.

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* Alternatively when she's not Judging AdamSandler Creator/AdamSandler or finding Carmen she is moonlighting as a DJ in ''Film/TheWarriors''.


** The Series has [[OneTreeHill Whitey Durham]] and [[Film/{{Saw}} Amanda Young]].

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** The Series has [[OneTreeHill Whitey Durham]] and [[Film/{{Saw}} [[Franchise/{{Saw}} Amanda Young]].

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