Ashton Kutcher, Jon Cryer and Lynda Carter
Who knew Two and a Half Men's Alan (Jon Cryer) was such a Wonder Woman fan? Lynda Carter — who played the superhero on TV from 1975 to 1979 — attends a fund-raiser on the Nov. 7 episode of the CBS comedy, sending Alan into a sex-crazed frenzy. The storyline is based on a chance meeting Cryer had with his real-life teen crush earlier this year at a party hosted by CBS honcho Leslie Moonves, who is close pals with Carter. "I was so transfixed that my wife went over and told her I was a huge fan," says Cryer, who has also been working in Men's writers' room this season. "I, of course, was more tasteful about my obsession than Alan, who has a line, 'I had a poster of her that ended up looking like the bottom of a birdcage.'"
Carter admits she was caught off-guard by some of the sitcom's raunchy gags. "I'm playing a version of myself who is unmarried and kind of racy — and I'm so not racy," says the married 62-year-old, who was relieved that she didn't wind up in bed with Alan. "I didn't know it was going to be quite as sexy as it's turning out to be."
After scoring a date with the woman he calls "the shiny crusader for justice and star-spangled hot pants," Alan asks his idol to autograph his impressive collection of Wonder Woman memorabilia — a request Carter experiences almost daily. "I was once asked by a man to sign a body part, and then he went and had my signature permanently tattooed in place," she recalls. "I will never do that again!"
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