Charlie Harper is coming back to CBS' "Two and a Half Men," but that doesn't mean that Charlie Sheen and Chuck Lorre have made nice.
 
CBS announced on Monday (March 19) that Charlie Harper will return to "Two and a Half Men" on Monday, April 30 in spectral form.
 
If you don't want to know the circumstances of Charlie Harper's return, you can stop reading here...
 
If you do want to know the circumstances of Charlie's return, CBS teases that Alan (Jon Cryer) will have a minor heart attack and that he'll receive a visit from Charlie's ghost at his hospital bed.
 
On one hand, Sheen -- preparing "Anger Management" for a summer premiere on FX -- can take some pleasure in Lorre hiring an Oscar-winning actor to play him. 
 
On the other hand, that Oscar winning actor is "Harry's Law" star Kathy Bates.
 
Charlie Harper passed away in this season's "Two and a Half Men" premiere under unfortunate circumstances, circumstances that were still less controversial than Sheen's departure from the hit comedy last spring.