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In the season nine premiere of Two and a Half Men, Alan says goodbye to his brother and hello to Walden Schmidt, the billionaire responsible for making the Zune the massively successful iPod killer it is through the sheer popularity of

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Two and a Half Men– Nice to Meet You, Walden Schmidt (S09E01)

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After the untimely death of his brother Charlie Harper, Alan takes some time to say goodbye over his ashes and is on his way to spread them over the nearby beach when he is surprised at the glass patio door by soaking wet billionaire Walden Schmidt.

Finding out that Walden’s condition is due to an abortive suicide attempt over the separation from his wife, Alan invites him to a nearby local bar to convince him that his life isn’t so bad. What with the being tall, good looking, smart, and rich. Over drinks, Alan can’t help but ask how Walden became a billionaire and Walden reveals that he developed an application/website called that was purchased by Microsoft for 1.3 billion dollars and bundled with the Zune – never to be heard of again.

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The Domain

In a later episode (The War Against Gingivitis), it’s revealed that the domain was chosen because it’s the sound Walden’s business partner makes while Walden is choking him.

This domain was registered by the show prior to the initial air date, but unfortunately they chose not to point it to either a gag page like or to their show DVD page like

Current and historical information on the domain can be found via the links in the Reference section below.