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.
Last Episode05x26 Almost Family Aired: Jul. 30, 1990
Lillian forgets to mail her sister Sally's birthday present, so she asks Charles to go to Brooklyn to deliver it to the car wash where Sally …
Charles in Charge: Season 1, Episode #5 - Trick or Treat
Buddy fears he won't impress his dream girl.
Charles in Charge: Season 1, Episode #21 - Meet Grampa
Jill's father arrives from Alaska only to be greeted by mass confusion.
Series Fun Facts
- Scott Baio (Charles) and Willie Aames (Buddy Lembeck) are the only actors to appear in all 126 episodes of the series.
- Originally broadcast for a year on CBS (October 1984-July 1985), then went to first-run syndication starting in January 1987.
- The role of Charles was written for Michael J. Fox, who declined.