"Corey's Been Dead for an Hour"
November 20, 2006
Lee Aronsohn & Chuck Lorre (teleplay)
Mark Roberts & Don Foster (story) Corey's Been Dead for an Hour is the 9th episode of season 4. It originally aired on November 20, 2006.
Charlie gets tired of Alan's mooching and reaches the breaking point during the brothers' double date; but it works out for the best (for Charlie, anyway) when he discovers Alan's secret $5000 hoard of money; Jake is left home alone for the first time with a bowl of popcorn and a horror movie, leaving the ever stalking Rose to the rescue.
The show's intro was parodied in a Chuck Lorre vanity card at the end of an episode (with Charlie, Jon and Angus, doing the choir).
After being stuck with the check despite Alan announcing 'my shout' at the movies only to have 'forgotten his wallet', Charlie still takes him on a double-date at his girl's insistence, but follows Alan's every move in the bathroom to stop him from bailing again, only to learn both girls have left with a celebrity who paid for them four, to Charlie's anger and cheapskate Alan's joy. Jake didn't want a babysit but actually welcomed Rose to watch a horror-video. Next morning pizza-boy Gordon gets a $50 tip just for waiting to hear Alan scream unable to find his wallet, empty, while Charlie waves $5,000 cash he also found, said to be for 'old Alan'.
Jake, while watching a horror film while home alone and yelling at a character.
Title quotation scene not shown on episodes edited for television.
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