Charles in Charge

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Charles in Charge is an American sitcom starring Scott Baio.wikipedia
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Scott Baio

Charles in Charge is an American sitcom starring Scott Baio.
He is known for his role as Chachi Arcola on the sitcom Happy Days (1977–1984) and its spin-off Joanie Loves Chachi (1982–1983), and for playing the title character on the sitcom Charles in Charge (1984–1990), Dr. Jack Stewart in the medical-mystery-drama series Diagnosis: Murder (1993–1995), and the titular hero of the musical film Bugsy Malone (1976), his onscreen debut.

Willie Aames

The show also starred Willie Aames as Charles' best friend Buddy Lembeck.
He is best known for playing Tommy Bradford, one of the children of Tom Bradford (played by Dick Van Patten), on the 1970s television series Eight Is Enough, Buddy Lembeck on the 1980s sitcom Charles in Charge and the title character in the direct-to-video series, Bibleman (1995–2003).

Nicole Eggert

Her notable roles include Jamie Powell on the situation comedy Charles in Charge and Summer Quinn on the television series Baywatch.

Jennifer Runyon

She also had a lead role as Gwendolyn Pierce in the sitcom Charles in Charge, from 1984 to 1987.

James Callahan (actor)

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He is perhaps best known for his portrayal from 1987 to 1990 of Walter Powell on the syndicated sitcom Charles in Charge, starring Scott Baio.

Josie Davis

Josie Rebecca Davis (born January 16, 1973) is an American actress, screenwriter and producer, best known for her role as Sarah Powell in the television sitcom Charles in Charge from 1987 to 1990.

Alexander Polinsky

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Alexander Polinsky (born October 7, 1974) is an American actor, voice actor, and singer who is perhaps best known for his role as Adam Powell on Charles in Charge.

Michael Jacobs (producer)

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The theme song was composed by David Kurtz, Michael Jacobs, and Al Burton, and performed by Shandi Sinnamon.
He is the creator/producer or has written and developed several television series including Boy Meets World, Dinosaurs, Charles in Charge, My Two Dads, The Torkelsons and Girl Meets World.

April Haney

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She also was a regular cast member on the first season of Charles in Charge (1984), where she played the character of Lila Pembroke.

Broadcast syndication

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At the time of CBS' decision to cancel Charles in Charge, a trend had emerged where network series, especially comedies, would find new life in first-run syndication after cancellation.
Throughout the mid-to-late 1980s into the early 1990s, sitcoms continued to enter first-run syndication after being canceled by the networks, the most successful of which were Mama's Family and Charles In Charge.

Jonathan Ward (actor)

Jonathan Ward
His television credits include Charles in Charge, Heart of the City, The New Adventures of Beans Baxter, Beauty and the Beast, In the Heat of the Night, Parker Lewis Can't Lose, Grace Under Fire, The New Twilight Zone, and the short-lived Who's the Boss spin-off Living Dolls.

The Blanks

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The song was performed by the a cappella group The Blanks in the medical sitcom, Scrubs, and was featured on their 2015 album, Riding the Wave.

New Brunswick, New Jersey

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Baio starred as Charles, a college student attending the fictional Copeland College in New Brunswick, New Jersey, who finds a unique living arrangement with a family in need of a caretaker for their young children.

Riding the Wave (album)

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The song was performed by the a cappella group The Blanks in the medical sitcom, Scrubs, and was featured on their 2015 album, Riding the Wave.

Julie Cobb

She also played the matriarch of the Pembroke family on the first season of the television sitcom Charles in Charge, and also appeared on the short-lived television series The D.A..

James Widdoes

Jamie Widdoes
Widdoes starred as senior student and fraternity president Robert Hoover alongside John Belushi in the 1978 film National Lampoon's Animal House as well as the 1979 TV series spin-off Delta House. He has guest starred in many TV series episodes since then, including Remington Steele, Night Court, Dave's World, and My Wife and Kids. Widdoes starred as the patriarch of the Pembroke family, Stan, in the 1984-1985 seasons of Charles In Charge.

Scholastic Corporation

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The series was a production of Al Burton Productions and Scholastic Productions in association with Universal Television.
It will produce the 39 Clues and as Scholastic Productions produced the series Voyagers!, My Secret Identity, and Charles in Charge.

Ellen Travolta

Ellen
She also played the mother of Baio's character on the syndicated comedy series Charles in Charge from 1987-90.

Sandra Kerns

However, Kerns is probably best known to viewers for her role as Ellen Powell on Charles in Charge.

Shandi Sinnamon

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The theme song was composed by David Kurtz, Michael Jacobs, and Al Burton, and performed by Shandi Sinnamon.
TV compositions include: "Leave Yesterday Behind" for the TV drama Leave Yesterday Behind, "Slow Dance" for the movie Can You Feel Me Dancing and sang the theme song Charles in Charge for the 1984-1990 TV series.

David Kurtz (composer)

David Kurtz
The theme song was composed by David Kurtz, Michael Jacobs, and Al Burton, and performed by Shandi Sinnamon.

List of Charles in Charge episodes

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* List of Charles in Charge episodes
The following is an episode listing for the situation comedy television series Charles in Charge.

Sitcom

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Charles in Charge is an American sitcom starring Scott Baio. The song was performed by the a cappella group The Blanks in the medical sitcom, Scrubs, and was featured on their 2015 album, Riding the Wave.

CBS

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The series premiered on CBS on October 3, 1984, and aired initially on Wednesday nights at 8 PM paired with another new sitcom, Dreams.