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Charles in Charge 

Charles, a college student, is a live-in housekeeper in the Powell household. Charles, along with his friend Buddy, attempts to juggle his studies, friendships, and duties to the family.
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Scott Baio ...  Charles 126 episodes, 1984-1990
Willie Aames ...  Buddy Lembeck 126 episodes, 1984-1990
Nicole Eggert ...  Jamie Powell 104 episodes, 1987-1990
Josie Davis ...  Sarah Powell 104 episodes, 1987-1990
Alexander Polinsky ...  Adam Powell 104 episodes, 1987-1990
James T. Callahan ...  Walter Powell 104 episodes, 1987-1990
Ellen Travolta ...  Lillian 70 episodes, 1987-1990
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Charles, a college student, moves in with the Powell family as the housekeeper, baby-sitter, and friend to the children. Along with his best friend, Buddy, Charles attempts to manage his life, especially college and girls, as well as tend to the family. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Family

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TV-G | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 October 1984 (USA) See more »

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Babysitter See more »

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Runtime:

(126 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Scott Baio and Willie Aames had previously co-starred in the movie Zapped! (1982). See more »

Quotes

Adam Powell: Who would put wax on beans?
Charles: So they slide down your throat without skid marks.
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Connections

Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Magic Sword (1992) See more »

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Excellent Show

I would have to disagree with anybody that says Charles in Charge is a stupid show.It is excellent.It has romance,its funny,and it (in my opinion)is one of Scott Baio's best shows.It was better then most 80's shows out there.It started the career of the shows different actors.Nichole Eggert went on to film Baywatch,and went on to be a beautiful actress.Josie went on to become a very pretty woman.Willie Ames went on to become Bibleman,and the show's first season star,Micheal Pearlmen became a writer.Just because the show didn't have "class" doesn't mean it wasn't funny.I will agree,however,that some of the story lines were a bit stupid at times,but still,this is the 80's we're talking bout here.GIVE THE SHOW A CHANCE!


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