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Charles in Charge 

Not Rated | | Comedy, Family | TV Series (1984–1990)
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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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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In the episode "Bottle Baby" (season 3 episode 9), it is revealed that Buddy's proper name is Budence, his sister is named Bunence, and their parents are named Florence and Clarence. A later episode also makes reference to him having an Uncle Laurence. See more »

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Douglas Pembroke: who stole my Incredible Hulk underoos?
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Referenced in DVD-R Hell: Bibleman (2012) See more »

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Stupid. Stupid. Stupid!!!
10 March 2003 | by See all my reviews

I am a child of the 80s and I grew up watching Charles in Charge. I never really liked it then but for some reason I watched it. I guess I watched it to drool over Jami Powell. So right now it's 4:30 am and I am watching it on Nick @ Nite. Thank god it's only on at 4:30.

Charles in Charge is soooooo moronic, predictable, and stupid. I think the script was written by 5th grade special ed students. And Buddy Lembeck has to be one of the most irritating characters to ever be on television.

If you can't sleep just turn on Nick @ Nite watch Charles in Charge. It will bore you to death.


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