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Charlie Sheen wants to return to "Two and a Half Men"

He may have been declared dead, but have we really seen the last of Charlie Harper?

Charlie Sheen said in a recent interview that he has approached the production team behind "Two and a Half Men" about reprising his role on the long-running sitcom, as the series gears up for its final season.

"I've reached out to them and they've reached back," he told TV Guide magazine. "We're trying to figure out what makes the most sense."

The 49-year-old actor also claims he's even come up with an idea on how his deceased character could return.

"If [the showrunners] figure it out like I've presented it to them and they want to include me in some final send-off, I'm available and I'm showing up early. If not, it's on them," Sheen said.

The "Anger Management" star claims he wants to return to the sitcom -- which he was famously fired from in 2011 -- as a gesture of "good will and a tip of the hat to the fans."

"Two and a Half Men" has been a consistent winner in the ratings ever since the series first premiered in 2003. For the first 8 seasons, Sheen starred as charismatic playboy Charlie Harper -- who lets his brother Alan (Jon Cryer) and young nephew Jake (Angus T. Jones) live with him in his California mansion.

Production on the series was postponed in 2011 when Sheen entered rehab due to issues with substance abuse. He was subsequently terminated from the series after making disparaging remarks to the public about creator and executive producer Chuck Lorre.

Sheen's character was then killed off and replaced by billionaire Walden Schmidt (Ashton Kutcher) for season 9.

Over the last several years, Sheen's anger towards Lorre has tampered, but have the two fully made amends?

"Ethereally we have, personally we have not," Sheen revealed. "At the end of the day, the guy's a genius. Look at what he does. I don't have to spend time with him anymore for him to be brilliant. I wish him nothing but the best."

The 12th and final season of "Two and a Half Men" premieres Oct. 30 at 9 p.m. ET on CBS.

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