With Al Burton Productions (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

6.1
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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.

Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Nicole Eggert, Josie Davis

Votes: 4,864

2. The New Lassie (1989–1992)

30 min | Adventure, Family

6.4
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The further adventures of the heroic Collie dog.

Stars: Wendy Cox, Will Estes, Christopher Stone, Dee Wallace

Votes: 344

3. Nothing Is Easy (1986–1987)

30 min | Comedy

6.8
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A couple-with-kids sitcom.

Stars: Dee Wallace, Ke Huy Quan, Scott Grimes, Katie O'Neill

Votes: 29

4. Turn Ben Stein On (1999–2001)

30 min | Talk-Show

4.9
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Add a Plot

Stars: Ben Stein, Carl Bernstein, Patrick Bristow, Hampton Fancher

Votes: 25

5. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: A Date from Heck (1987)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

6.8
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Overprotective parents cast a cloud over Charles' date with an attractive girl.

Director: Phil Ramuno | Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Sandra Kerns, Nicole Eggert

Votes: 18

6. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: A Date with Enid (1984)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

6.2
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Douglas discovers love when he meets a strange friend of Lila's named Enid. He likes her the way she is and gets upset when Lila tries to give her a makeover.

Director: Alan Rafkin | Stars: Scott Baio, Julie Cobb, James Widdoes, April Lerman

Votes: 30

7. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: A Fish Called Buddy (1989)

TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Family

6.6
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Charles realizes the true gift of friendship when Buddy lies near death in a hospital.

Director: Zane Buzby | Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Nicole Eggert, Josie Davis

Votes: 18

8. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: A Job from Heck (1987)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.1
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Charles, already tired of having no time away from the Powell kids, is upset when Jamie starts working as a waitress at Sid's Pizza, his off-work hangout.

Director: Jules Lichtman | Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Sandra Kerns, Nicole Eggert

Votes: 17

9. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: A Sting of Pearls (1989)

TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Family

6.8
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When the Powell's old babysitter comes to visit, Charles begins to feel unneeded when the children are more attentive toward her. His fears are worsened after he loses a pearl necklace that Mr. Powell entrusted him to hide.

Director: Mary Lou Belli | Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Nicole Eggert, Josie Davis

Votes: 17

10. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: Adam See, Adam Do (1989)

TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Family

6.9
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When Adam needs help on what to do on a date with a woman, he decides to hide downstairs and study Charles on his date with Stephanie. When he uses the same techniques on his date, he and Charles end up in hot water.

Director: Norman Abbott | Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Nicole Eggert, Josie Davis

Votes: 18

11. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: Advice and Contempt (1990)

TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Family

7.0
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Jamie gets upset with Charles when she feels that he is trying to interfere too much with her life.

Director: Zane Buzby | Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Nicole Eggert, Josie Davis

Votes: 20

12. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: All That Chaz (1990)

TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Family

6.8
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Charles (Scott Baio) takes on a whole new personality after he accidentally bumps his head.

Director: Scott Baio | Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Nicole Eggert, Josie Davis

Votes: 19

13. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: Almost Family (1990)

TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Family

4.8
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Charles' aunt may lose her business when she cannot pay her lease.

Director: Scott Baio | Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Nicole Eggert, Josie Davis

Votes: 20

14. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: American Teen (1987)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family

6.9
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Sarah's writing is accepted by the judges in an American Teen contest.

Director: Phil Ramuno | Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Sandra Kerns, Nicole Eggert

Votes: 28

15. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: Amityville (1987)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family

7.3
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Charles comes back after his summer trip to find that the Pembrokes are gone and that a new family named the Powells is now occupying the house.

Director: Phil Ramuno | Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Sandra Kerns, Nicole Eggert

Votes: 30

16. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: Aunt Vanessa (1989)

TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Family

6.6
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Jamie considers transferring to a New York school for performers.

Director: Christine Ballard | Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Nicole Eggert, Josie Davis

Votes: 15

17. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: Baby Bummer (1990)

TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Family

6.9
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Buddy winds up baby-sitting a 3-year-old girl. Directed by series star Scott Baio.

Director: Scott Baio | Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Nicole Eggert, Josie Davis

Votes: 16

18. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: Baby Doll (1987)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

6.8
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Charles plans a party to introduce the new chef at Sid's Pizza Parlor.

Director: Zane Buzby | Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Nicole Eggert, Josie Davis

Votes: 20

19. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: Bad Boy (1989)

TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Family

7.1
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Charles helps a bright student who has a police record.

Director: Brian Levant | Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Nicole Eggert, Josie Davis

Votes: 18

20. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: Barbelles (1988)

TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Family

7.1
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Charles is threatened when he dates a woman who has a jealous ex-boyfriend. Directed by series star Scott Baio.

Director: Scott Baio | Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Nicole Eggert, Josie Davis

Votes: 19

21. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: Berkling Up Is Hard to Do (1988)

TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Family

6.7
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When Charles gives advice involving Jamie and her love life and it doesn't work out, she gets upsets and blames him.

Director: Bonnie Franklin | Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Sandra Kerns, Nicole Eggert

Votes: 19

22. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: Big Bang (1989)

TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Family

6.8
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Charles has to write an essay about growing up. Buddy uses the Powell's house to do a chemistry experiment. Sarah is reluctant to part with her childhood doll. Adam cannot get rid of the ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Baio | Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Nicole Eggert, Josie Davis

Votes: 17

23. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: Bottle Baby (1988)

TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Family

6.5
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Buddy is nervous when his shy sister, with whom he is not very close to, comes to visit from California. When she all of a sudden becomes the life of the party, it is quickly found out that alcohol abuse is to blame.

Director: Scott Baio | Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Nicole Eggert, Josie Davis

Votes: 21

24. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: Brain Man (1990)

TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Family

7.3
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When Charles and Buddy get tested for ESP, it is determined that Buddy may have it. Soon, he starts making predictions about what will happen in Charles's life.

Director: Scott Baio | Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Nicole Eggert, Josie Davis

Votes: 21

25. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: Buddy Comes to Dinner (1987)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.0
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Buddy's visit to the Powell home turns into an extended stay when he twists his ankle.

Director: John Robins | Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Sandra Kerns, Nicole Eggert

Votes: 21

26. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: Buddy Flips a Disc (1990)

TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Family

6.9
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Charles gets revenge when a city inspector blackmails Lillian.

Director: Scott Baio | Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Nicole Eggert, Josie Davis

Votes: 16

27. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: Buddy in Charge (1987)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

6.9
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While Charles is away, Buddy takes over his duties at the Powell house. Directed by series star Scott Baio.

Directors: Scott Baio, Madeline Cripe | Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Sandra Kerns, Nicole Eggert

Votes: 19

28. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: Buddy's Daddy (1989)

TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Family

6.8
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When Buddy's dad comes to visit from California, Buddy is surprised to learn that his parents are near divorce.

Director: Scott Baio | Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Nicole Eggert, Josie Davis

Votes: 16

29. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: Chargin' Charles (1989)

TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Family

7.2
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Unknown to Charles, the Powell children charge his new credit card to its limit. Directed by series star Scott Baio.

Director: Scott Baio | Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Nicole Eggert, Josie Davis

Votes: 20

30. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: Charles Be DeMille (1990)

TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Family

7.0
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Charles faces a tough choice when he must decide whether to help the Powell children by directing their fund-raising play or to study for a test that will get him into graduate school at Princeton.

Director: Scott Baio | Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Nicole Eggert, Josie Davis

Votes: 18

31. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: Charles Splits: Part 1 (1989)

TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Family

6.9
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When Charles gets hit on the head, he develops another personality, Chaz, a leather wearing biker. He picks a girl named Tiffany and goes off and marries her.

Director: Scott Baio | Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Nicole Eggert, Josie Davis

Votes: 19

32. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: Charles Splits: Part 2 (1989)

TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Family

7.0
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The Powells' are stunned when the amnesia-stricken Charles gets married.

Director: Christine Ballard | Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Nicole Eggert, Josie Davis

Votes: 22

33. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: Charles' Spring Break (1985)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family

6.2
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Charles, Buddy, and Gwendolyn head to Florida with some friends for spring break but things get complicated when they are all stuck in one room and then Charles and Buddy are arrested.

Director: Alan Rafkin | Stars: Scott Baio, Julie Cobb, James Widdoes, April Lerman

Votes: 28

34. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: Cousin Elliot (1984)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family

6.0
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When the kids' 'fun' cousin shows up, Charles feels threatened and has difficulty keeping control of the cousin's irresponsible ways.

Director: Alan Rafkin | Stars: Scott Baio, Julie Cobb, James Widdoes, April Lerman

Votes: 29

35. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: Curing the Common Cult (1989)

TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Family

6.6
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When Jamie joins a cult which tells it members to give all their money away and quit school, Charles must try to prove to her that the leader, Abba-Kahn, is a phony.

Director: Scott Baio | Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Nicole Eggert, Josie Davis

Votes: 18

36. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: Daffy Doc (1990)

TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Family

6.7
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When Charles drives Buddy to a psychiatric hospital to do research, they hold him for observation and Charles must find a way to get him out.

Director: Bob Claver | Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Nicole Eggert, Josie Davis

Votes: 15

37. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: Dead Puck Society (1990)

TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Family

7.1
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When Charles substitute teaches one of Sarah's classes, he gives them a project where he assigns her the cutest guy in class, who uses Sarah to do all his homework.

Director: Zane Buzby | Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Nicole Eggert, Josie Davis

Votes: 21

38. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: Discipline (1984)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family

6.0
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Douglas gets an "F" on his book report and Charles has to go to the school to talk to the teacher. He is in for a surprise when she turns out to be young, smart, and very pretty.

Director: Alan Rafkin | Stars: Scott Baio, Julie Cobb, James Widdoes, April Lerman

Votes: 24

39. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: Dorm Warnings (1988)

TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Family

6.7
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Charles moves in with Buddy, much to the Powells' disappointment. Directed by series star Scott Baio.

Director: Scott Baio | Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Sandra Kerns, Nicole Eggert

Votes: 18

40. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: Duelling Presleys (1989)

TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Family

6.6
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Lillian is in a jam when a celebrity impersonator cancels his appearance at the diner. Directed by series star Scott Baio.

Director: Scott Baio | Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Nicole Eggert, Josie Davis

Votes: 14

41. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: Extracurricular Activity (1984)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family

6.1
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Charles encourages Lila to join the cheerleading squad and Douglas to join to soccer team and needs to boost their spirits when they do not succeed.

Director: Tony Singletary | Stars: Scott Baio, Julie Cobb, James Widdoes, April Lerman

Votes: 33

42. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: Fair Exchange (1990)

TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Family

6.2
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Sarah tries to help her relatives communicate with each other.

Director: Scott Baio | Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Nicole Eggert, Josie Davis

Votes: 18

43. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: Fatal Obsession (1989)

TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Family

6.9
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An obsessed coed pursues Charles. Directed by series star Scott Baio.

Director: Scott Baio | Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Nicole Eggert, Josie Davis

Votes: 18

44. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: Feud for Thought (1987)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.2
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When Adam gets bullied by a neighbor, Charles and Mr. Powell have different ideas on how he should retaliate.

Director: Phil Ramuno | Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Sandra Kerns, Nicole Eggert

Votes: 25

45. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: Five Easy Pizzas (1988)

TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Family

6.9
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When his mom goes away for the weekend, she puts Charles in charge of the pizza parlor. When it is learned that the Roving Gourmet, a newspaper food critic, might make an appearance, ... See full summary »

Director: Madeline Cripe | Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Nicole Eggert, Josie Davis

Votes: 19

46. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: A Fox in the Henhouse (1987)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.5
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Cmdr. Powell's old shipmate hopes to win Ellen's affection.

Director: Zane Buzby | Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Sandra Kerns, Nicole Eggert

Votes: 23

47. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: Frankie and Mommy (1990)

TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Family

6.7
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Lillian (Ellen Travolta) considers marrying an old boyfriend.

Director: Scott Baio | Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Nicole Eggert, Josie Davis

Votes: 15

48. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: Friends & Lovers (1984)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family

5.8
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In an attempt to improve their relationship, Charles and Gwendolyn decide to see other people. This arrangement works well until Gwendolyn gets a date and Charles finds himself jealous.

Director: Alan Rafkin | Stars: Scott Baio, Julie Cobb, James Widdoes, April Lerman

Votes: 28

49. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: Get Thee to a Nuttery (1990)

TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Family

6.8
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After a near-death experience, Buddy considers becoming a priest. Sarah tries to become a cheerleader so she can be popular like Jamie.

Director: Scott Baio | Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Nicole Eggert, Josie Davis

Votes: 15

50. Charles in Charge (1984–1990)
Episode: Her Brother's Keeper (1987)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

6.8
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Buddy and Charles teach a shy boy the finer points of a social life.

Director: Thomas Klein | Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Nicole Eggert, Josie Davis

Votes: 20


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