"Can You Feel My Finger?"
Chuck Lorre & Lee Aronsohn
Terry Rhoads - Dr. Andrew Sperlock
Can You Feel My Finger? is the 24th episode and the season finale of Season 1. It aired on May 24, 2004.
Plot Charlie receives a call from a crying woman he dated a long time ago, who claims that she might be pregnant with his child. He helps her through the process, and they ultimately find out that no damage has been done. Charlie then asks the woman what's new and finds out she's getting married to someone new and congratulates her. Alan is shocked by his timing of these unfortunate events and realizing that these unwanted pregnancy worries of Charlie's are a constant occurrence, asks Charlie whether or not he takes safety precautions. Charlie admits he does takes safety precautions but rebuffs the matter asking Alan whether or not he's ever found himself in an slow elevator with a woman without wearing protection. Charlie then thinks for a minute and says to Alan "Look who I'm asking!" and then leaves the kitchen.
At the supermarket, Charlie picks a variety of condoms, and Alan suggests that why Charlie doesn’t get a vasectomy.
Considering the fact he never is a father material, and wouldn’t want children any way, Charlie arranges an appointment with Dr. Andrew Sperlock, who suggests that Charlie deposit some of his sperm incase he ever changed his mind of having children.
After multiple unsuccessful occasions of trying to masturbate, and Alan throwing away Charlie’s collected sperm on one occasion, Charlie ultimately decides that a ‘God’ doesn’t want him to have children, and decides on having a vasectomy without a frozen sperm.
At the operation theater, on the final moment, Dr. Sperlock receives a call that his wife is in labor, and he postpones the procedure and tells Charlie to reschedule his appointment before he rushes off to the hospital ecstatic about his becoming a daddy. Charlie notices how happy the doctor is about his baby being born and Naomi comment that the doctor and his wife have been trying to have a child for a long time, and are now having been blessed with one. Charlie takes this as a hint that maybe ‘God’ doesn’t want him to have a vasectomy and even scores a date with the doctor's assistant
Terry Rhoads as Dr. Andrew Sperlock
Charlie: I'm not a particularly religious guy, but clearly, a power much greater than myself wants me to knock somebody up someday.
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Dr. Andrew Sperlock, making sure the anesthetic is working.
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