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Charles in Charge Season 5 Episodes

26 Episodes 1989 - 1990

Episode 1

Summer Together, Fall Apart

Mon, Dec 25, 1989 30 mins

When the kids blame Charles' rules for ruining their vacation, Charles lets them make their own rules---and chaos ensues. Preston: Tony Dow. Jamie: Nicole Eggert. Sarah: Josie Davis. Adam: Alexander Polinksy.

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Episode 2

Get Thee to a Nuttery

Tue, Dec 26, 1989 30 mins

After surviving a hummingbird attack, Buddy ponders the meaning of life and decides to become a priest. Father Michaels: John Roarke. Charles: Scott Baio. Jamie: Nicole Eggert. Sarah: Josie Davis.

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Episode 3

Three Dates and a Walnut

30 mins

When Walter makes dates with three women for the same evening, Buddy comes up with a plan to bail Walter out. Ruta Lee. Dodo: Marcia Wallace. Julia: Marlyn Mason. Walter: James Callahan. Buddy: Willie Aames.

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Episode 4

Out with the In Crowd

Thu, Dec 28, 1989 30 mins

Charles finds little to like in Jamie's new friend---a snobbish girl who controls a school clique. Holly Fields. Jamie: Nicole Eggert. Charles: Scott Baio. Buddy: Willie Aames. Sarah: Josie Davis.

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Episode 5

There's a Girl In My Ficus

Fri, Dec 29, 1989 30 mins

Charles' girlfriend tries to destroy his friendship with Buddy; Buddy thinks he's invented a miracle plant-growing formula. James Karen. Jennifer: Tiffani-Amber Thiessen. Charles: Scott Baio. Adam: Alexander Polinsky.

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Episode 6

Judge Not Lest Ye Beheaded

Mon, Jun 18, 1990 30 mins

Charles is happy to judge a beauty contest until he learns the Powell girls and two of his girlfriends are among the contestants. Valerie: Darlene Vogel. Charles: Scott Baio. Sarah: Josie Davis. Jamie: Nicole Eggert.

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Episode 7

Child Hoods

Thu, Jun 21, 1990 30 mins

Charles learns who his true friends are when he gets a visit from his childhood chums. Gabriel Bologna. Spitball: Tom Fridley. Slick: Anthony Mangano. Buddy: Willie Aames. Sarah: Josie Davis.

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Episode 8

Baby Bummer

Tue, Jun 19, 1990 30 mins

On Buddy's advice, Adam goes out on a date instead of honoring his commitment to baby-sit, but he soon regrets his decision. Buddy: Willie Aames. Mrs. Smith: Kristina Coggins. Charles: Scott Baio.

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Episode 9

Paper Covers Rock

Wed, Jun 20, 1990 30 mins

When Charles romances a rock star (played by British singer Samantha Fox), a tabloid claims that they are secretly married. Charles: Scott Baio. Sarah: Josie Davis. Buddy: Willie Aames. Jamie: Nicole Eggert.

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Episode 10

Advice and Contempt

Fri, Jun 22, 1990 30 mins

Walter decides Jamie is spending too much time with her boyfriend, so he gives Charles the task of dealing with the situation. Walter: James Callahan. Jamie: Nicole Eggert. Charles: Scott Baio. Lillian: Ellen Travolta.

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Episode 11

Daffy Doc

Sat, Apr 28, 1990 30 mins

Buddy is held for observation when he visits a mental hospital to do research, and Charles is committed when he comes to Buddy's rescue. Dr. Clay: Jack Bannon. Buddy: Willie Aames. Charles: Scott Baio.

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Episode 12

Buddy Flips a Disc

Sat, May 5, 1990 30 mins

As Buddy prepares to host a radio show from Lillian's diner, a crooked inspector threatens to close the place down. Leonard Griffin: Frank De Vol. Bernie: Phill Lewis. Lillian: Ellen Travolta. Buddy: Willie Aames.

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Episode 13

Don't Rock the Vote

Sat, May 12, 1990 30 mins

Sibling rivalry simmers when Jamie (Nicole Eggert) and Sarah (Josie Davis) both run for student-body president. Scott Baio. Buddy: Willie Aames. Walter: James Callahan. Adam: Alexander Polinsky.

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Episode 14

Brain Man

Sat, May 19, 1990 30 mins

Charles is spooked when Buddy exhibits the ability to see the future---especially Charles' future. Mary Ward. Charles: Scott Baio. Mr. Stevens: Tom Williams. Lillian: Ellen Travolta. Walter: James Callahan.

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Episode 15

Frankie and Mommy

Sat, Aug 25, 1990 30 mins

Lillian gets a visit from an old flame and decides to rekindle the romance. Frankie: Robert Ridgely. Lillian: Ellen Travolta. Charles: Scott Baio. Buddy: Willie Aames. Walter: James Callahan. Sarah: Josie Davis.

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Episode 16

Let's Quake a Deal

Sat, May 26, 1990 30 mins

Charles shakes things up when he invents an earthquake simulator and demonstrates it for potential investors. Austin Miller: James Karen. Prof. Smalley: Richard Sanders. Charles: Scott Baio. Buddy: Willie Aames.

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Episode 17

Up Your IQ

Sat, Jun 2, 1990 30 mins

Charles' girlfriend (Brooke Mills) agrees to help Jamie broaden her interests, but she becomes interested in Jamie's boyfriend instead. Jamie: Nicole Eggert. Charles: Scott Baio. Sarah: Josie Davis. Buddy: Willie Aames.

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Episode 18

All That Chaz

Sat, Jun 9, 1990 30 mins

A blow to the head knocks Charles out cold and when he comes to, he assumes the identity of his alter ego "Chaz." Tiffany: Denise Miller. Nurse Bennett: Kelly Ann Conn. Charles: Scott Baio. Lillian/Aunt Vanessa: Ellen Travolta.

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Episode 19

The Dead Puck Society

Sat, Sep 8, 1990 30 mins

Sarah's partner for a class project is a new student who cajoles Sarah into writing his essay assignment. Russell: Paul Walker. Sarah: Josie Davis. Mindy: Valerie Michaels. Charles: Scott Baio. Buddy: Willie Aames.

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Episode 20

Lost Resort

Sat, Sep 1, 1990 30 mins

When Charles passes on a job at a Hawaiian hotel over spring break, Buddy's cousin Dudley tries to fill the bill. Buddy/Dudley: Willie Aames. Mitchell: Jeff Bennett. Tippi: Susan Jennifer Sullivan. Karl Higler: Dick Gautier.

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Episode 21

La Cage Aux Fools

Sat, Sep 15, 1990 30 mins

Charles is skeptical when Sarah claims animals are being experimented on at Copeland College. Prof. Willard: Ben Stein. Sarah: Josie Davis. Christine: Millicent Collinsworth. Charles: Scott Baio. Ray: Mark Clayman.

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Episode 22

Seeing Is Believing

Sat, Dec 8, 1990 30 mins

Charles gets stuck in an elevator with a pretty girl (Keely Christian) and asks her for a date, but he panics later when he learns she's blind. Charles: Scott Baio. Ellen: Sandra Kerns. Lillian: Ellen Travolta. Buddy: Willie Aames.

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Episode 23

Teacher's Pest

Sat, Sep 22, 1990 30 mins

Walter (James Callahan) sits in on a history class Charles is teaching and questions the accuracy of Charles' lectures. Charles: Scott Baio. Adam: Alexander Polinsky. Buddy: Willie Aames. Sarah: Josie Davis.

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Episode 24

Charles Be DeMille

Sat, Nov 10, 1990 30 mins

Charles must choose between running a fund-raiser and taking an entrance exam for Princeton. Prof. Hastings: Bryan Clark. Sarah: Josie Davis. Buddy: Willie Aames. Charles: Scott Baio. Jamie: Nicole Eggert.

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Episode 25

Fair Exchange

Sat, Jun 30, 1990 30 mins

Sarah (Josie Davis) visits relatives in New Mexico and helps bring the family closer together. Nikki: Ivan Gueron. Michael: Michael Manasseri. Melanie: Olivia Burnette. Jamie/Amanda: Nicole Eggert.

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Episode 26

Almost Family

Sat, Sep 29, 1990 30 mins

Charles (Scott Baio) visits his Aunt Sally, who runs a carwash in Brooklyn, and finds that she's in financial hot water. Lillian/Sally: Ellen Travolta. Arthur: Jack Bannon. Penny: Crystal Carson. Bobby: Rodney Eastman.

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