Charles in Charge

Season 1 Episode 11

Home for the Holidays

Aired Unknown Dec 19, 1984 on



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Jason: I can't live with my homesick stomach ache for three weeks.
      Buddy: How can you be homesick? When you're not going anywhere.
      Jason: Because he's home, and I'm sick.

    • Stan: She's telling me she's expecting a guest?
      Jill: No?
      Stan: If you'll excuse me I'm going in the kitchen now to talk to my mommy.

    • (Lila wants to go out on her first date)
      Jill: But she's going to be here for three weeks, what's one night?
      Stan: 5%

    • Charles and Buddy: (singing) Tis' the Season to be jolly, fa, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, Buddy's here and so is Charlie, fa, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la

    • Gwendolyn: Merry Christmas, Buddy. (she then kisses Buddy)
      Buddy: Gwendolyn, now what am I going to get you?
      Gwendolyn: I don't want to know.

    • Jason: Who am I supposed to shoot baskets with?
      Charles: How about your brother?
      Jason: Ohh!

    • Gweondolyn: Oh, what a beautiful tree.
      Charles: Oh, you didn't have to buy presents.
      Lia, Jason and Douglas: Yes, she did.

    • Irene: It goes like this: one loop over, one loop under, laces tied, tight as thunder.

    • Jill: You think after 16 years, a visit from Stan's mother would have no effect, I mean what sense does it make that a wonderful, sweet lady from Indiana should make me get so—Charles, what is that all over your sweater?
      Charles: Spots!
      Jill: Well, get rid of them

    • Charles: Lila, you've been out with boys before.
      Lila: Only with other girls around, only in groups of 50 and 100.
      Charles: That doesn't count.
      Lila: One boy, one girl, sweaty palms that counts.

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