Type
Scripted
Premiered
Oct. 03, 1984
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
Syndicated TV Network
Genre

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Charles in Charge

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.

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05x26 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 …

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Canceled/Ended
The show had 5 seasons and 126 episodes air between 1984 and 1990.

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  • The role of Charles was written for Michael J. Fox, who declined.
  • Originally broadcast for a year on CBS (October 1984-July 1985), then went to first-run syndication starting in January 1987.
  • Scott Baio (Charles) and Willie Aames (Buddy Lembeck) are the only actors to appear in all 126 episodes of the series.
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