Vol. 53 No. 25
Canceled After Lust One Season on CBS, Charles in Charge—about a Guy Working His Way Through College as a Nanny—returned in Syndication. with the Title Character Caring for a Different Family, the Show Became a Hit, Even Though the Approach Hadn't Changed. "we Always Went for the Laugh," Says Series Executive Producer Al Burton.
It Was Planned as a Sitcom for Alex Karras and Susan Clark About a Retired Football Player and His Wife, but Emmanuel Lewis, as the Couple's Pint-Size Adopted Son, Stole the Show. Without Him, Says Director Joel Zwick, "i Don't Think the Original Project Would Have Run More Than 13 Weeks."