List of Charles in Charge episodes

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The following is an episode listing for the situation comedy television series Charles in Charge. In the United States, the first episode of the series originally aired on October 3, 1984. The first season aired on CBS. The second through fifth seasons aired in syndication. The series ended on November 10, 1990, after 126 episodes. All five seasons are available on DVD.

Charles in Charge follows Charles (Scott Baio), a college student working as a live-in babysitter. In the first season, Charles worked for the Pembroke family. In the second season, the Pembrokes sub-let their house to the Powell family, who Charles then worked for in the remaining seasons.

Series overview[edit]

Season Episodes Originally aired
First aired Last aired
1 22 October 3, 1984 April 3, 1985
2 26 January 3, 1987 June 27, 1987
3 26 December 26, 1987 June 18, 1988
4 26 December 31, 1988 November 18, 1989
5 26 December 30, 1989 November 10, 1990

Episodes[edit]

Season 1 (1984-1985)[edit]

No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date Production
code
1 "Pilot" Alan Rafkin Michael Jacobs October 3, 1984 (1984-10-03) 83510
Charles has a date with Gwendolyn Pierce on the same night he has to watch the Pembroke children.
2 "Extracurricular Activity" Tony Singletary Michael Jacobs October 10, 1984 (1984-10-10) 59302
Charles encourages the children to try new activities at school.
3 "Another Saturday Night" Tony Singletary Michael Jacobs October 17, 1984 (1984-10-17) 59304
Buddy and Gwendolyn argue over Charles' Saturday night.
4 "War" Lee Lochhead Judy Pioli & Marc Sotkin October 24, 1984 (1984-10-24) 59311
Charles shows a young woman, Megan Harper, (Meg Ryan) what it's like to take care of children every day, kissing her as well.
5 "Cousin Elliott" Alan Rafkin Mike Reiss & Al Jean November 7, 1984 (1984-11-07) 59303
The Pembrokes' cousin Elliot (Jerry Levine) arrives, and Charles must keep them out of trouble.
6 "Slumber Party" Alan Rafkin Pamela Pettler November 14, 1984 (1984-11-14) 59301
Charles wants to escape from women for one night, but Lila has her friends over for a slumber party.
7 "Discipline" Alan Rafkin Michael Jacobs November 26, 1984 (1984-11-26) 59336
Charles discoveries for to the school, balloon bike, & new neighbors.
8 "Trick or Treat" Alan Rafkin Michael Jacobs November 28, 1984 (1984-11-28) 59316
On Halloween, Charles helps Buddy prepare for a date by finding out what she likes.
9 "A Date with Enid" Alan Rafkin Michael Jacobs & Pamela Pettler December 5, 1984 (1984-12-05) 59318
Douglas falls in love with Lila's friend, Enid.
10 "Friends and Lovers" Alan Rafkin Judy Pioli & Marc Sotkin December 12, 1984 (1984-12-12) 59308
Charles and Gwendolyn decide to see other people, but Charles gets jealous when Gwendolyn makes a date with another man.
11 "Home for the Holidays" Alan Rafkin Michael Jacobs December 19, 1984 (1984-12-19) 59319
Mr. Pembroke's mother visits the family for Christmas, but she doesn't like how the children like Charles.
12 "Accidental Puppy" Alan Rafkin Judy Pioli & Marc Sotkin December 26, 1984 (1984-12-26) 59324
Charles wins two tickets to a Bruce Springsteen concert and must decide whether to take Buddy or Gwendolyn. Meanwhile, Jason and Douglas bring home a puppy that they want to keep.
13 "The Commotion" Alan Rafkin George Tibbles January 2, 1985 (1985-01-02) 59325
Charles is unable to work on his schoolwork because of distractions in the house.
14 "Mr. President" Alan Rafkin Larry Balmagia January 16, 1985 (1985-01-16) 59328
Cousin Eliot runs for class president, and Gwendolyn convinces Charles to run against him.
15 "Jill's Decision" Alan Rafkin Judy Pioli & Marc Sotkin January 23, 1985 (1985-01-23) 59329
Mrs. Pembroke gets a promotion that means longer hours at work for her and more responsibilities at home for Charles.
16 "Pressure from Grandma" Alan Rafkin Marc Sotkin January 30, 1985 (1985-01-30) 59327
Grandma Irene visits and offers Charles another job.
17 "Snowed In" Alan Rafkin Jeffrey Ferro & Fredric Weiss February 6, 1985 (1985-02-06) 59330
A blizzard traps Charles in the house with the children and a group of Lila's friends.
18 "Charles 'R' Us" Alan Rafkin Michael Jacobs February 13, 1985 (1985-02-13) 59331
Charles and Buddy start a business to recruit household helpers. Megan Harper (Meg Ryan) reappears as a potential helper.
19 "Charles' Spring Break" Alan Rafkin Judy Pioli & Marc Sotkin February 20, 1985 (1985-02-20) 59332
Everything goes wrong for Charles, Buddy, and Gwendolyn on their trip to Florida for spring break.
20 "The Wrong Guy" Alan Rafkin Jeffrey Ferro & Fredric Weiss February 27, 1985 (1985-02-27) 59333
Lila wants to go on a date with a boy that her parents do not approve of. Douglas has a problem; he got kissed by a girl and doesn't know what to do. Matthew Perry plays a minor role in this episode.
21 "Mr. Brilliant" Alan Rafkin Pamela Pettler March 13, 1985 (1985-03-13) 59326
Charles invites Mrs. Pembroke's old friend over for dinner.
22 "Meet Grandpa" Alan Rafkin Judy Pioli April 3, 1985 (1985-04-03) 59334
Grandpa Harry visits the house unexpectedly.

Season 2 (1987)[edit]

No. Title Directed by(s) Written by Original air date Production
code
1 "Amityville" Phil Ramuno Michael Jacobs January 3, 1987 (1987-01-03) 78009
After returning from a trip, Charles finds that the Pembrokes are moving and a new family, the Powells, are living there. Guest stars: Karen Mistal as Heidi, Michael Pearlman as Jason Pembroke, Lisa Donovan as Jill Pembroke, Tammi Caudell as Patti and Jeff Robie as Sid.
2 "The Naked Truth" Bob Claver Seth Weisbond January 10, 1987 (1987-01-10) 78001
Charles and Buddy take Adam to their art class where Professor Wycliffe (Jack Fletcher) mistakes Adam for a young art prodigy; Buddy ends up meeting a girl named Rebecca Stansbury (Signy Coleman) that poses nude for art class.
3 "Feud for Thought" Phil Ramuno Kathy Greer & Bill Greer January 17, 1987 (1987-01-17) 78026
Adam becomes the target of a bully, and Charles tries to help. Guest Stars: Lisa Aliff as Gina, Robert Costanzo as Hank Holloway, and Mark Venturini as Herman Holloway
4 "The Egg and Us" Bob Claver Adrienne Armstrong & Mitzi McCall-Brill January 24, 1987 (1987-01-24) 78017
Jamie and Sarah take care of eggs for their school project; Walter's old friend Gloria (Betsy Palmer) comes to visit him and Walter finds out she's Buddy's grandmother.
5 "The Loan Arranger" Bob Claver Chuck Lorre January 31, 1987 (1987-01-31) 78024
Charles must talk to a loan officer named Stanley Willard (Ben Stein) when he loses his student loan because of bad grades.
6 "American Teen" Phil Ramuno David Wechter February 7, 1987 (1987-02-07) 78019
Charles tries to convince Sarah to submit an essay she wrote to American Teen Magazine; Adam gets the family involved in a jigsaw puzzle. Guest stars: Nikolette Scorsese as Louise, Julianne McNamara as Paula Thackery and Jeff Robie as Sid
7 "Buddy Comes to Dinner" John Robins Mitchell Bank, Sandy Sprung & Marcy Vosburgh February 14, 1987 (1987-02-14) 78025
Buddy gets injured at dinner, and Charles must take care of him; Jamie tries to teach Sarah the rules of dating but instead gets taught a lesson. Guest star: Maylo McCaslin as Lauren Andrews
8 "A Fox in the Henhouse" Zane Buzby Chuck Lorre February 21, 1987 (1987-02-21) 78012
Lt. Matty Whitford (Stephen Parr), a shipmate of the deployed Commander Powell visits Mrs. Powell, but he wants more than her company; Charles and Walter try to combine their food recipes and end up getting sick from it.
9 "Pizza Parlor Protest" Lee Miller Maxine Lapiduss,
Sally Lapiduss,
Pamela Eells
February 28, 1987 (1987-02-28) 78018
Charles' college plans to turn Sid's Pizza Parlor into a parking lot. Guest stars: James Karen as Harrison Bartlett/Hamburger Harry and Jeff Robie as Sid
10 "Trade Off" Phil Ramuno Jim Fisher & Jim Staahl March 7, 1987 (1987-03-07) 78021
The Powell family tries bartering for the things they want.
11 "Dating" Phil Ramuno David Rimmer & Ellen Sandhaus March 14, 1987 (1987-03-14) 78005
Dating causes problems for Charles and the family.
12 "Music, Music, Mayhem" Phil Ramuno Joan Brooker & Nancy Eddo March 21, 1987 (1987-03-21) 78029
Charles buys Buddy's old cassette player which ends up destroying Walter's tape causing problems between Buddy and Charles. Guest star: Julianne McNamara as Paula Thackery
13 "Buddy in Charge" Scott Baio & Madeline Rae Cripe Bill Greer, Kathy Greer & Bob Underwood March 28, 1987 (1987-03-28) 78033
Buddy takes care of the children. Guest star: Susan Ursitti as Debbie
14 "Isn't That What's Her Face?" Zane Buzby Mitzi McCall-Brill & Adrienne Armstrong April 4, 1987 (1987-04-04) 78032
A famous movie star asks Charles to keep her secret that she is going to Copeland College.
15 "A Date From Heck" Phil Ramuno Alan Moskowitz April 11, 1987 (1987-04-11) 78023
Charles has a date with a woman... and her family.
16 "Mama Mia" Jules Lichtman Kathy Greer & Bill Greer April 18, 1987 (1987-04-18) 78036
Lillian (Ellen Travolta), Charles' mother, visits and takes care of the children.
17 "Weekend Weary" Judi Elterman Jim Parker April 25, 1987 (1987-04-25) 78031
Mrs. Powell makes Charles take a weekend off.
18 "U.F. Oh No!" Phil Ramuno Lee Aronsohn & Marc Sheffler May 2, 1987 (1987-05-02) 78001
Charles and the family have a UFO sighting.
19 "The Case of the Mock-Turtle Mystery" Jules Lichtman Leslie Fuller May 9, 1987 (1987-05-09) 78020
Charles defends Adam who is accused killing Sarah's turtle.
20 "Twice Upon a Time (Part 1)" Scott Baio Mitchell Bank May 16, 1987 (1987-05-16) 78041
Gwendolyn Pierce, Charles' first love, returns.
21 "Twice Upon a Time (Part 2)" Madeline Rae Cripe Mitchell Bank May 23, 1987 (1987-05-23) 78042
Charles and Gwendolyn get engaged.
22 "A Job From Heck" Jules Lichtman Alan Moskowitz May 30, 1987 (1987-05-30) 78027
Jamie gets a job as a waitress at Sid's Pizza Parlor.
23 "Baby Doll" Zane Buzby Kathy Greer & Bill Greer June 6, 1987 (1987-06-06) 78039
Sid's Pizza Parlor is getting a new chef, and Charles needs help promoting the introduction party.
24 "Lillian Putts a Round" Phil Ramuno Mitzi McCall-Brill & Adrienne Armstrong June 13, 1987 (1987-06-13) 78003
Charles' widowed mother meets a man at a golf club.
25 "Her Brother's Keeper" Thomas Klein Bill Greer, Kathy Greer & Seth Weisbord June 20, 1987 (1987-06-20) 78003
Charles and Buddy help the shy brother of a woman Charles likes.
26 "The Undergradute" Phil Ramuno Lee Aronsohn & Marc Sheffler June 27, 1987 (1987-06-27) 78034
Mrs. Powell's married cousin (Kay Lenz) wants Charles.

Season 3 (1987-1988)[edit]

No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date Production
code
1 "Yule Laff" Bob Claver Kathy Greer & Bill Greer December 26, 1987 (1987-12-26) 78057
A snowstorm traps Charles and the Powell family in a cabin on Christmas.
2 "Piece of Cake" Bob Claver Lee Aronsohn & Marc Sheffler January 2, 1988 (1988-01-02) 78040
Charles prepares for an upcoming visit from Commander Powell.
3 "Dorm Warnings" Scott Baio John Vorhaus January 9, 1988 (1988-01-09) 78045
The Powell family thinks Charles wants to move out of the house.
4 "Speechless" Phil Ramuno Harvey Silberman January 16, 1988 (1988-01-16) 78022
Buddy loses his voice, and Charles must overcome his fear to give a speech.
5 "Infatuation" Bob Claver Anita Doohan January 23, 1988 (1988-01-23) 78037
Charles has a crush on a model.
6 "Role Model" Bob Claver Kathy Greer, Bill Greer, Mitzi McCall-Brill & Adrienne Armstrong January 30, 1988 (1988-01-30) 78043
Jamie enrolls at a modeling school.
7 "The Extremely Odd Couple" Zane Buzby Lee Aronsohn & Marc Sheffler February 6, 1988 (1988-02-06) 78038
Walter and Lillian argue, and Charles is caught in the middle.
8 "Poppa, the Sailor Man" Gary Brown Kathy Greer & Bill Greer February 13, 1988 (1988-02-13) 78054
Walter's estranged father visits.
9 "Bottle Baby" Scott Baio Mitchell Bank February 20, 1988 (1988-02-20) 78053
Buddy's sister, Bunny (Mindy Cohn), visits. However, he discovers that she is an alcoholic.
10 "Dear Charles" Steve Robman Kathy Greer, Bill Greer & Robert Schechter February 27, 1988 (1988-02-27) 78035
Charles becomes a newspaper advice columnist.
11 "The Pickle Plot" Zane Buzby Mitzi McCall-Brill & Adrienne Armstrong March 5, 1988 (1988-03-05) 78047
Charles' uncle tries to convince him to drop out of school and work for him.
12 "The Buddy System" Madeline Rae Cripe Mitzi McCall-Brill, Adrienne Armstrong March 12, 1988 (1988-03-12) 78050
After a self-help class, Buddy turns into a different person.
13 "Sarah, Steps Out" Brian Levant Lee Aronsohn & Marc Sheffler March 19, 1988 (1988-03-19) 78046
Charles and Buddy spy on Sarah's date (Scott Grimes).
14 "Trading Papers" Zane Buzby Adam I. Lapidus March 26, 1988 (1988-03-26) 78044
Charles and Sarah accidentally hand in each other's school assignments.
15 "Five Easy Pizzas" Madeline Rae Cripe Manny Basanese April 2, 1988 (1988-04-02) 78051
A food critic visits the pizza parlor while Charles is managing the restaurant.
16 "Getting In" Scott Baio & Madeline Rae Cripe Kevin Parent & Myles Berkowitz April 9, 1988 (1988-04-09) 78013
Charles and Buddy pledge a fraternity.
17 "Here Today, Gone Tomorrow" Gary Brown Donald Ross April 16, 1988 (1988-04-16) 78048
Charles and Buddy foil a robber at the pizza parlor.
18 "Dutiful Dreamer" Scott Baio Kathy Greer & Bill Greer April 23, 1988 (1988-04-23) 78061
Charles has a dream about the family's problems.
19 "Berkling Up Is Hard To Do" Bonnie Franklin Lee Aronsohn & Marc Sheffler April 30, 1988 (1988-04-30) 78049
Some well-intentioned advice causes misunderstandings.
20 "Runaround Charles" Mary Lou Belli Lee Aronsohn & Marc Sheffler May 7, 1988 (1988-05-07) 78058
Charles makes too many commitments for the same night.
21 "Where the Auction is" Scott Baio Lee Aronsohn & Marc Sheffler May 14, 1988 (1988-05-14) 78059
The children buy Charles at a charity slave auction.
22 "The Boy Who Loved Women" Bob Claver Lee Aronsohn & Marc Sheffler May 21, 1988 (1988-05-21) 78056
Jamie and Sarah go out with the same boy.
23 "Barbelles" Scott Baio Kathy Greer & Bill Greer May 28, 1988 (1988-05-28) 78060
Charles is threatened by his date's ex-boyfriend.
24 "The Blackboard Bungle" Scott Baio Lee Aronsohn & Marc Sheffler June 4, 1988 (1988-06-04) 78052
Charles becomes a teacher's aide in Jamie's class.
25 "The Heart Burglar" Madeline Cripe John B. Collins, Bill Greer & Kathy Greer June 11, 1988 (1988-06-11) 78030
Buddy's girlfriend has feeling for Charles which they hid from Buddy.
26 "May the Best Man Lose" Pat Fischer-Doak John Vorhaus June 18, 1988 (1988-06-18) 78055
Charles, Buddy, and the Powell children compete against each other in a school contest.

Season 4 (1988–1989)[edit]

No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date Production
code
1 "No Nukes Is Good Nukes" Scott Baio Lee Aronsohn December 31, 1988 (1988-12-31) 78408
While Commander Powell is home, Sarah is arrested for protesting the nuclear weapons on her father's ship.
2 "Ninny and the Professor" Doug Rogers Lee Aronsohn January 7, 1989 (1989-01-07) 78403
Charles' professor disagrees with the grade he gives a student.
3 "Dueling Presleys" Scott Baio David Ankrum & Jack Lukes January 14, 1989 (1989-01-14) 78410
Lillian hires an Elvis impersonator for the diner.
4 "Adam See, Adam Do" Norman Abbott Lee Aronsohn January 21, 1989 (1989-01-21) 78416
Adam studies Charles' girlfriend (Erika Eleniak) and dating techniques.
5 "Yesterday Cafe" Phil Ramuno Kathy Greer & Bill Greer January 28, 1989 (1989-01-28) 78407
Lillian starts a 1950s-style restaurant called the "Yesterday Cafe".
6 "Fatal Obsession" Scott Baio Steven Feld February 4, 1989 (1989-02-04) 78414
A woman at camp pursues Charles despite his having a girlfriend (Erika Eleniak). Note: The Happy Days catch phrase "wa wa wa" makes a cameo appearance. A reference to the character Chachi is also made as a joke about Scott Baio.
7 "Walter Gets a Dodo" Zane Buzby Adrienne Armstrong February 11, 1989 (1989-02-11) 78411
Charles has to entertain his professor's sister, and he sets her up with Walter.
8 "Ladies' Night Out" Zane Buzby Scott McGibbon February 18, 1989 (1989-02-18) 78412
Jamie and Sarah try to sneak out to go to a nightclub.
9 "Chargin' Charles" Scott Baio Jeff Strauss & Jeff Greenstein February 25, 1989 (1989-02-25) 78418
Charles can't use his credit card because of the Powell children.
10 "A Fish Called Buddy" Zane Buzby Steven Baio March 4, 1989 (1989-03-04) 78413
Buddy goes to the hospital right after an argument with Charles.
11 "Second Banana" Bob Claver Bud Wiser April 22, 1989 (1989-04-22) 78424
Jamie thinks she will be in a commercial, but it is really Sarah who gets the part.
12 "Still at Large" Dwayne Hickman Efrem Seeger April 29, 1989 (1989-04-29) 78417
Charles and Buddy find out Jamie's teacher (Sally Struthers) is wanted by the FBI.
13 "Poetic License" Scott Baio Bruce Teicher & Janice Pieroni May 6, 1989 (1989-05-06) 78415
Charles uses one of Sarah's poems to impress a woman, who publishes it in a magazine under Charles' name.
14 "Charles Splits (Part 1)" Scott Baio Jim Vallely & Ron Zimmerman May 13, 1989 (1989-05-13) 78427
When Charles bumps his head, he begins acting strangely and calls himself Chaz.
15 "Charles Splits (Part 2)" Christine Ballard Jim Vallely & Ron Zimmerman May 20, 1989 (1989-05-20) 78428
Chaz gets married.
16 "Curing the Common Cult" Scott Baio Al Burton & Mitchell Bank May 27, 1989 (1989-05-27) 78423
Jamie joins a cult, and Charles must prove that the leader is a fake.
17 "Room at the Bottom" Phil Ramuno Kathy Greer & Bill Greer July 1, 1989 (1989-07-01) 78406
Walter remodels the basement; Jamie wants her own room.
18 "A Sting of Pearls" Mary Lou Belli Adrienne Armstrong July 8, 1989 (1989-07-08) 78402
The Powells' old babysitter comes back tries to get Charles in trouble.
19 "Walter's War" Bob Claver Scott McGibbon September 9, 1989 (1989-09-09) 78425
Walter tries to impress a woman with war souvenirs.
20 "The Organization Man" Zane Buzby Bud Wiser September 16, 1989 (1989-09-16) 78432
Charles uses a digital organizer to plan his schedule.
21 "Big Bang" Scott Baio Ken Peragine & Howard Friedlander September 23, 1989 (1989-09-23) 78434
Charles writes an essay about childhood; Buddy does an experiment.
22 "Triple Threat" Scott Baio Al Burton & Mitchell Bank September 30, 1989 (1989-09-30) 78429
Charles and Buddy go out with identical twins, but they think they are dating the same girl.
23 "Aunt Vanessa" Christine Ballard Kathy Greer & Bill Greer October 28, 1989 (1989-10-28) 78426
Jamie wants to move to New York and live with Charles' aunt.
24 "It's a Blunderfull Life" Scott Baio Michael Manos & Jim Kelly November 4, 1989 (1989-11-04) 78409
Charles has a dream about life without him. Note: Don Most makes an appearance as a lottery winner, and makes a reference to Happy Days as a joke.
25 "Bad Boy" Brian Levant Bud Wiser November 11, 1989 (1989-11-11) 78430
Charles tutors a 16-year-old ex-con, who has feelings for Jamie.
26 "Buddy's Daddy" Scott Baio Willie Aames November 18, 1989 (1989-11-18) 78431
Buddy's father visits and reveals he is getting a divorce.

Season 5 (1989-1990)[edit]

No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date Production
code
1 "Summer Together, Fall Apart" Zane Buzby Kathy Greer & Bill Greer December 30, 1989 (1989-12-30) 78504
After complaints from the family, Charles tells the children there are no more rules in the house.
2 "Get There to a Nuttery" Scott Baio David DiGregorio & Arnie Wess January 6, 1990 (1990-01-06) 78505
Buddy decides to become a priest after a near-death experience.
3 "Three Dates and a Walnut" Scott Baio Adrienne Armstrong January 13, 1990 (1990-01-13) 78506
Walter makes plans with three women on the same night.
4 "Out with the In Crowd" Christine Ballard Adrienne Armstrong January 20, 1990 (1990-01-20) 78509
Jamie tries to join an exclusive group of girls.
5 "There's a Girl in My Ficus" Scott Baio David DiGregorio & Arnie Wess January 27, 1990 (1990-01-27) 78508
Charles' girlfriend Jennifer (Tiffani-Amber Thiessen) tells a lie about Buddy in order to get rid of him.
6 "Judge Not Lest Yet Beheaded" Scott Baio David DiGregorio & Arnie Wess February 3, 1990 (1990-02-03) 78510
Charles is the judge of a beauty pageant where Jamie, Sarah, and both of Charles' girlfriends are contestants.
7 "Baby Bummer" Scott Baio Adrienne Armstrong February 10, 1990 (1990-02-10) 78503
Buddy offers to help out Adam with babysitting, but he ends up forgetting the little girl at the diner.
8 "Paper Covers Rock" Scott Baio Jim Pond & Bill Fuller February 17, 1990 (1990-02-17) 78502
A tabloid shows pictures of Charles with a rock star (Samantha Fox), and everyone thinks they're in a relationship.
9 "Child Hoods" Christine Ballard David DiGregorio & Arnie Wess February 24, 1990 (1990-02-24) 78507
Charles' old friends come to visit.
10 "Advice and Contempt" Scott Baio David DiGregorio & Arnie Wess March 3, 1990 (1990-03-03) 78514
Jamie gets upset when she thinks Charles is trying to make her boyfriend stop seeing her.
11 "Daffy Doc" Bob Claver R.W. Self & Willie Aames April 28, 1990 (1990-04-28) 78513
Buddy enters a mental hospital to do research, but they make him a patient.
12 "Buddy Flips a Disc" Scott Baio J. David Shapiro May 5, 1990 (1990-05-05) 78501
Buddy wins a contest to be a disc jockey for a day at the diner.
13 "Brain Man" Scott Baio Adrienne Armstrong May 12, 1990 (1990-05-12) 78517
Buddy gets tested for ESP and starts to predict the future.
14 "Don't Rock the Vote!" Christine Ballard David DiGregorio & Arnie Wess May 19, 1990 (1990-05-19) 78516
Jamie and Sarah run for class president against each other. Buddy and Charles start fighting again which leads to a food fight erupting in the diner.
15 "Let's Quack a Deal" Scott Baio H.B. Atwater, Jr. May 26, 1990 (1990-05-26) 78518
Charles invents a device that will help people prepare for earthquakes.
16 "Up Your I.Q." Christine Ballard Adrienne Armstrong June 2, 1990 (1990-06-02) 78519
When a boy thinks Jamie is shallow, she talks to Charles' intelligent girlfriend.
17 "All That Chaz" Scott Baio Kathy Greer & Bill Greer June 9, 1990 (1990-06-09) 78521
An accidental bump on the head turns Charles into Chaz again.
18 "Frankie and Mommy" Scott Baio Adrienne Armstrong August 25, 1990 (1990-08-25) 78512
Lillian sees an old boyfriend.
19 "Lost Resort" Scott Baio Kathy Greer & Bill Greer September 1, 1990 (1990-09-01) 78522
Charles works at a hotel in Hawaii with Buddy's cousin. (A pilot to a possible spin-off which never materialized.)
20 "Dead Puck Society" Zane Buzby Kit Wilkinson & Dennis Capps September 8, 1990 (1990-09-08) 78511
Charles is the substitute teacher in Sarah's class, and Sarah's partner (Paul Walker) lets her do all the work on an assignment.
21 "La Cage Aux Fools" Scott Baio Adrienne Armstrong September 15, 1990 (1990-09-15) 78515
Charles and Buddy protest animal testing at their college.
22 "Teacher's Pest" Kit Wilkinson Martie Cook September 22, 1990 (1990-09-22) 78525
Walter takes a history class that Charles teaches.
23 "Almost Family" Scott Baio Mario Baio & Scott Baio October 20, 1990 (1990-10-20) 78526
Charles visits his aunt Sally at her car wash. (A pilot to a possible spin-off which never materialized.)
24 "Seeing Is Believing" Christine Ballard Mitchell Bank October 27, 1990 (1990-10-27) 78524
Charles gets trapped in an elevator with a blind woman.
25 "Fair Exchange" Scott Baio Kathy Greer & Bill Greer November 3, 1990 (1990-11-03) 78523
Sarah visits her relatives in Albuquerque and a foreign exchange student that is living with them. (A pilot to a possible spin-off which never materialized.)
26 "Charles Be DeMille" Scott Baio Jennifer Burton & David Lang November 10, 1990 (1990-11-10) 78520
Sarah puts on a show to raise money, and Charles directs while preparing for an interview to get into Princeton.

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