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Charles In Charge TV Show

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Television Show Summary

This 80's TV show sitcom introduced us to Charles, a college student who moves in with the Pembroke's (later the Powells). Charles lives rent free in exchange for babysitting and running the household.

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DVD Release Dates and Info for Charles In Charge Series

02/14/2006 - Complete 1st Season
05/20/2008 - Season 3
11/20/2007 -

Charles In Charge Season 2 Released!

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Twenty years ago the second season of the TV sitcom “Charles In Charge” debuted with a whole new family and new characters making it one of America’s favorite comedies of the 1980’s.  Now, hot on the heels of VH-1’s successful reality program “Scott Baio is 45 and Single,” Arts Alliance America is releasing on DVD the highly anticipated TV Guide Presents CHARLES IN CHARGE: SEASON 2. Fans of the show can now own the 3-disc DVD set featuring all 26 episodes of Charles In Charge: Season 2, featuring the hysterical antics of Charles, Buddy, Jamie and the rest of the Powell Family. The box set will be available beginning November 20, 2007.

“Charles in Charge: Season 2” features teen heart-throb Scott Baio (“Scott Baio is 45 and Single,” “Happy Days,” “Joanie Loves ChaChi”) as Charles, Willie Aames (“Eight Is Enough”) as Buddy, Nicole Eggert (“Baywatch”) as Jamie Powell, Ellen Travolta (“Happy Days”) as Scott’s mother, Lillian, James T Callahan as Walter Powell, Sandra Kerns as Ellen Powell, and Alexander Polinsky as Adam Powell.

TV Show Plot For Charles In Charge

Charles In Charge was originally broadcast on CBS from October 1984 to July 1985. The show then went to first-run syndication in January 1987.

A toal of 126 Charles In Charge TV show episodes were aired.

Cast of Charles In Charge TV Show

Scott Baio - Charles
Willie Aames - Buddy Lembeck
Jennifer Runyon - Gwendolyn Pierce
James Widdoes - Stan Pembroke
Julie Cobb - Jill Pembroke
April Lerman - Lila Pembroke
Jonathan Ward - Douglas Pembroke
Michael Pearlman - Jason Pembroke
James T. Callahan - Walter Powell
Sandra Kerns - Ellen Powell
Nicole Eggert - Jamie Powell
Josie Davis - Sarah Powell
Alexander Polinsky - Adam Powell
Ellen Travolta - Lillian

Trivia for the TV Show Charles In Charge

Charles' last name was never mentioned during the Charles In Charge series. In the final episode it was revealled he never had a last name.

Charles's mother was played by Ellen Travolta, the sister of John Travolta.

Both Nicole Eggert and Erika Eleniak went on to star in the 80's TV show Baywatch.

80's TV Show Facts:

The TV Show Charles In Charge was televised from 10/01/1984 to 06/30/1990, on the CBS network.

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