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Charles in Charge 

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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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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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Charles's last name is never mentioned. In fact, at times the writers had to go out of their way to avoid mentioning his, or his mother's surname. This lead people to think that Scott Baio was once again playing the role of Charles Arcola aka "Chachi" from Happy Days (1974) and Joanie Loves Chachi (1982). Ellen Travolta, played Scott Baio's mother on all three series. On Charles in Charge (1984) her name was Lillian and on the previous two series she was Louisa Arcola-Delvecchio. See more »

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It was great!
28 June 2001 | by baceballbaybee3See all my reviews

I loved it so much, thank-you so much to the creators!!!! and Scott Baio looked super cute!!!! =) I think he's a good actor, i loved the series so much, i thought it was one of the best series' i've seen from the 80's(i always watch reruns whenever i see them!!), and it was really good!!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 October 1984 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(126 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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