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Charles in Charge Season 3 Episodes

29 Episodes 1987 - 1988

Episode 1

Twice upon a Time

30 mins

Part 1 of two. Charles is visited by his first love, who wants to make sure she's over Charles before getting married. Scott Baio (Charles) directed the episode. Buddy: Willie Aames. Lillian: Ellen Travolta.

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Episode 2

Twice upon a Time

30 mins

Conclusion. Gwendolyn accepts Charles' marriage proposal but seems reluctant to announce their engagement. Lillian: Ellen Travolta. Walter: James Callahan. Charles: Scott Baio. Jamie: Nicole Eggert.

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Episode 3

Baby Doll

30 mins

While planning a party, Charles alienates the Powell children by dismissing their suggestions about organizing the event. Scott Baio, Nicole Eggert, Josie Davis. Lillian: Ellen Travolta. Adam: Alexander Polinsky.

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Episode 4

Lillian Putts Around

30 mins

Embarrassed by his mother's attention, Charles encourages her to find an outside interest---so she finds an attractive man. Lillian: Ellen Travolta. Alan: Hank Brandt. Buddy: Willie Aames. Walter: James Callahan.

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Episode 5

Her Brother's Keeper

30 mins

Charles and Buddy can't refuse a pretty girl who asks them to instruct her bashful brother in the social graces. David Knell. Joyce: Michelle Johnson. Charles: Scott Baio. Stephanie: Cheryl Arutt. Buddy: Willie Aames.

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Episode 6

Undergraduate

30 mins

Charles tries to manage the amorous advances of an older woman, while Buddy becomes the reluctant object of a teenage girl's hero worship. Joan Robinson: Kay Lenz. Paula: Julianne McNamara.

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Episode 7

Speechless

30 mins

When Charles refuses to give an oral report in class, Buddy decides to help Charles overcome his fear of public speaking. Charles: Scott Baio. Lillian: Ellen Travolta. Walter: James Callahan. Sarah: Josie Davis.

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Episode 8

Yule Laff

30 mins

Charles and the Powells plan to spend an idyllic Christmas in the mountains, but the holiday doesn't turn out as planned. Ellen: Sandra Kerns. Walter: James Callahan. Buddy: Willie Aames. Lillian: Ellen Travolta.

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Episode 9

Infatuation

30 mins

Charles' relationship with his girlfriend Linda (Kris Greenberg) is threatened when he is smitten with a model, who happens to be the daughter of Walter's friend. Trish: Susannah Woodside.

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Episode 10

Piece of Cake

30 mins

Charles tries to get the household in tiptop shape when he learns that Commander Powell will be coming home on leave. Ellen: Sandra Kerns. Walter: James Callahan. Heidi: Leslie Dannon. Guard: Doris Hess.

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Episode 11

Role Model

30 mins

Charles goes undercover to investigate when Jamie enrolls in a modeling school that he suspects may be a fraud. Scott Baio. Allison Lane: Nita Talbot. Julie Kemp: Suzi Dean. Buddy: Willie Aames.

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Episode 12

Extremely Odd Couple

30 mins

Charles' efforts to better relations between his mother and Walter backfire when the pair is involved in an auto accident. Walter: James Callahan. Lillian: Ellen Travolta. Charles: Scott Baio. Buddy: Willie Aames.

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Episode 13

Dorm Warnings

Sat, Jan 16, 1988 30 mins

The Powells overhear Charles talking to a reporter (Barbara Rhoades) and conclude that he's leaving them to move into a dorm. Walter: James Callahan. Buddy: Willie Aames. Ellen: Sandra Kerns.

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Episode 14

Sarah Steps Out

30 mins

Charles and Buddy shadow Sarah on her first unchaperoned date because Charles dislikes the boy she's seeing. Sarah: Josie Davis. Charles: Scott Baio. Buddy: Willie Aames. Ellen: Sandra Kerns.

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Episode 15

Poppa the Sailor Man

30 mins

Charles hopes that a visit from Walter's father will cheer up Walter, who has been brooding about his mortality since the death of a close friend. Buzz: Dabbs Greer. Ellen: Sandra Kerns.

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Episode 16

The Pickle Plot

30 mins

Charles is torn between accepting his uncle's job offer and finishing his college education. Uncle Joe: John Astin. Jamie: Nicole Eggert. Sarah: Josie Davis. Adam: Alexander Polinsky. Lillian: Ellen Travolta.

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Episode 17

Bottle Baby

30 mins

Buddy's sister Bunny (Mindy Cohn) pays a visit, and Charles discovers that she has a drinking problem. Buddy: Willie Aames. Charles: Scott Baio. Lillian: Ellen Travolta. Sarah: Josie Davis. Jamie: Nicole Eggert.

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Episode 18

Blackboard Bungle

30 mins

As a teacher's aide, Charles must work with a bitter teacher (Jerry Van Dyke) and a resentful Jamie. Peter Curtis: Bobby Jacoby. Tina: Kelly Meadows. Buddy: Willie Aames. Sarah: Josie Davis.

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Episode 19

Trading Papers

30 mins

Charles gets an A on an English assignment and for a good reason---he turned in Sarah's work by mistake. Jack Riley. Sarah: Josie Davis. Charles: Scott Baio. Mrs. Williams: Christopher Templeton.

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Episode 20

Five Easy Pizzas

30 mins

Buddy's cooking advice prompts the pizza parlor's new chef (Vito Scotti) to quit on the night that a critic is expected. Buddy: Willie Aames. Charles: Scott Baio. Lillian: Ellen Travolta. Walter: James Callahan.

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Episode 21

Hero Today, Gone Tomorrow

Sat, Jun 25, 1988 30 mins

Charles and Buddy bask in glory after foiling a robbery attempt---and quake with fear when the thief is released on bail.. Drummond/Brenner: Mark Blankfield. Buddy: Willie Aames. George: Gary McGurk.

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Episode 22

Dutiful Dreamer

30 mins

Upset that Ellen has lost her job and the house is up for sale, Charles has a dream that provides a solution to the family's problems. Scott Baio, Sandra Kerns. Walter: James Callahan. Buddy: Willie Aames.

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Episode 23

Berkling Up Is Hard to Do

30 mins

Charles' efforts to play peacemaker backfire when Jamie and her boyfriend both come to him for advice. Brad: J.D. Roth. Jamie: Nicole Eggert. Adam: Alexander Polinsky. Charles: Scott Baio.

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Episode 24

The Boy Who Loved Women

30 mins

Sibling rivalry simmers when Jamie goes on a date with a boy who turns out to be Sarah's boyfriend. Scott Baio. Jamie: Nicole Eggert. Sarah: Josie Davis. Ellen: Sandra Kerns.

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Episode 25

May the Best Man Lose

Sat, Nov 12, 1988 30 mins

Determined to win a stunt-filled contest at school, Adam teams up with a hulk named Herman who hates to lose. Adam: Alexander Polinsky. Charles: Scott Baio. Buddy: Willie Aames.

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Episode 26

Runaround Charles

30 mins

Charles panics when he realizes that he's made commitments to be in three places in one evening. Courtney Gebhart. Charles: Scott Baio. Jamie: Nicole Eggert. Buddy: Willie Aames. Lillian: Ellen Travolta.

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Episode 27

Where the Auction Is

Sat, Jul 30, 1988 30 mins

Charles is "sold" at a sorority slave auction to the highest bidder, a pretty coed who is acting as an agent for another party. Jeanie: Lorie Griffin. Lillian: Ellen Travolta. Buddy: Willie Aames. Sarah: Josie Davis.

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Episode 28

Barbelles

Sat, Nov 26, 1988 30 mins

Charles breaks up with his girlfriend and falls for a female bodybuilder. Scott Baio, Willie Aames. Janice: Janice Falconer. Jamie: Nicole Eggert. Sarah: Josie Davis. Adam: Alexander Polinsky.

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Episode 29

Buddy System

Sat, May 7, 1988 30 mins

Buddy's self-esteem plummets when his girlfriend dumps him, so Walter enrolls him in a confidence-building class, which transforms Buddy (Willie Aames) into an obnoxious monster. Hileman: Dick Gautier.

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