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 #11 - Accidental Puppy
Charles and the gang care for the dog Jason accidentally injured.
Charles in Charge: Season 1, Episode #18 - Charles' Spring Break
Charles' Florida vacation is anything but relaxing.
Series Fun Facts
- Scott Baio (Charles) and Willie Aames (Buddy Lembeck) are the only actors to appear in all 126 episodes of the series.
- 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.