Charles in Charge

Season 5 Episode 14

Brain Man

Aired Unknown May 07, 1990 on
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Episode Summary

Charles(Scott Baio)desperately wants to raise $300 to buy a used computer, Buddy(Willie Aames)decides to sign up for ESP to see if they have the gift, when he tells Charles that they are paying them Charles jumps at the idea and figures its an idea to get the computer faster, they try it and when Buddy displays an excellent form of ESP, Buddy suddenly starts having premonitions and believe it, they start coming true and Charles meets a girl named Lily(Mary Ward)and when Buddy predicts that her father will shoot Charles, he thinks that he is being silly, until it's a toy gun that Lily's father invented that he "shot" him with. Jamie(Nicole Eggert), Sarah(Josie Davis) and Adam(Alexander Polinsky)think they'll never get the money for Walter's(James Callahan)present, Charles gives them the money and tells Buddy that you can't trust what you think the future might hold.moreless

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Josie Davis

Josie Davis

Sara Powell (1987-1990)

Scott Baio

Scott Baio


Ellen Travolta

Ellen Travolta

Lillian (1987-1990)

Willie Aames

Willie Aames

Buddy Lembeck

James Callahan

James Callahan

Walter Powell (1987-1990)

Sandra Kerns

Sandra Kerns

Ellen Powell (1987-1990)

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  • QUOTES (17)

    • Frankie: Almost married her, decided to marry her as a matter of fact, but I made a big mistake, introduced her to my best friend and he married her
      Charles: That bum
      Lillian: He's talking about your father
      Charles: Oh, yeah, he's a great guy

    • Lillian: If were not back by morning call paramedics?

    • Lillian: Do you hate me Charles?
      Charles: Oh, Mom of course not, well the outfit I hate

    • Lillian: You talked to your father last night, you went to a seance?

    • Buddy: Not until I get my dog-o-matic back
      Walter: Well, you win it's all yours
      Buddy: It worked, he went for it
      Walter: What a maroon

    • Buddy: No, Charles, a con man is after your mother, he's gonna dance her, romance her, intrance her, dump her and blitzen

    • Walter: That was my favorite tie Lembeck, it went with everything
      Charles: Now, it'll go with onions, relish and mustard

    • Sarah: What are you going to tell your children when they ask you why you destroyed the environment?
      Charles: Look, don't worry Sarah, if Buddy reproduces the planets already doomed

    • Lillian: They said we're not supposed to buy anything new for six months
      Buddy: Oh, it's too late Charles already bought a machine from a travelling salesman that turns everything into a weinee
      Charles: Except for Buddy who's already a weinee

    • Buddy: Wait a minute, Charles, I'm seeing another vision, someone will enter that door and that someone is Jamie Lee Curtis, Jamie Lee I love you, oh I love you
      Walter: Oh, Lembeck, that's twice you've touched me today now I'll have to boil my clothes

    • Buddy: Charles, where are you hit boy?
      Charles: I'm not hit
      Buddy: Geez, what a lousy shot

    • Buddy: Can I come by tomorrow and get your stereo?
      Charles: Over my dead body?
      Buddy: Thanks

    • Lillian: Oh, Charles, come on, your a level headed young man, you can't believe that, I mean there's no, this fortune stuff, it's a fake nobody can see into the future
      Buddy: Hi, Aunt Lillian? Hi, Charles?
      Lillian: Buddy, who's gonna win the World Series?

    • Buddy: Excuse me, I have to go to the men's room
      Charles: Wait a minute, how'd you know?
      Buddy: I always know when I have to go to the men's room

    • Buddy: A man will appear to you, a famous man, he'll be green
      Charles: Would you describe him as a jolly giant or an incredible hulk?

    • Miss Spelling: Welcome to the school of Psychic Research, I'm Miss Spelling
      Buddy: Oh, don't feel bad I can't spell either

    • Walter: Charles, have you seen my home movies
      Charles: No, Sir?
      Buddy: Neither have I Mr. Powell, let's watch them Friday night I'll bring the milk duds
      Walter: Lembeck, my home movies are missing, I'm trying to find them
      Buddy: And you will Sir, they're probably just hiding, nothing is ever lost
      Walter: Except your marbles

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