He manages to do so, but falls off the roof and badly injures himself.
He tells Charlie to ring Judith and tell her not to bring Jake over as Alan is unable to look after him, but Charlie offers to do so.
The show also received a nomination for the Producers Guild of America Award for Best Comedy Series. Jones won a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy) - Supporting Actor.
This season of the series received seven Primetime Emmy Award nominations and received its first nomination for Outstanding Comedy Series, but lost to The Office.
Charlie Sheen received his first Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, while Jon Cryer received his first Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.