Charles in Charge

Season 4 Episode 5

Yesterday Cafe

Aired Unknown Dec 30, 1988 on
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Lillian(Ellen Travolta)she has put a down payment on a restaurant and plans to turn it into a diner from the 1950's calling it the "Yesterday Cafe". Charles(Scott Baio)has to teach a couple of students about "American History", but if they fail they get thrown off the football team, so Charles approaches Professor Krick(Mark L. Taylor)about going easy on them, he refuses and tells Charles if they don't pass, he can start looking for a new career, so he decides to give them any test he wants, Victor(Ed Beechner) and Eugene(Peter Parros)think it's boring at first until Walter(James Callahan) and Lillian tells them everything that went on during the 50's and they go to the diner to look up information and they eventually pass the test with flying colors.moreless

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      • Lillian: You don't give up, I don't give up our family is known for the fact that none of us ever gives up.
        Charles: What about Uncle Louie?
        Lillian: He had to give up the FBI had him surrounded.

      • Charles: In 1950 North Korea invaded South Korea, now, who invaded South Korea Buddons?
        Buddy: North Korea.
        Charles: That's right, very good, Buddy and when was it done?
        Buddy: North Korea
        Charles: Not Who? When?
        Buddy: I hate this class.

      • Buddy: Look at the menus, they're made from real 1950's newspapers and look inside you can get, Sha-Boom Burgers, Tutti Frutti Well all Rutti ice cream and Blue Suede Shoe string potatoes.
        Lillian: The soup of the day is "Don't Be Grool".

      • Charles: These guys are not dumb, they just need to be motivated.
        Buddy: Charles, they're football players they're only motivated by the sight of blood and the smell of raw meat.

      • Professor Krick: I want you to follow my instructions, or I will make your life a living hell. Would you like that?
        Charles: No, Sir it's tough enough living in Jersey.

      • Charles: Do me a favor okay I'm up to my ears in schoolwork, can you hold off on the redecorating until I'm done so I can help you.
        Lillian: Oh, sweetheart thank you but I don't need your help. Why do think I have Anthony?
        Charles: I don't know I just assumed an old gypsy woman put a curse on you.

      • Buddy: Stop everything, Charles I came by to warn you Professor Krick has taken over the education department.
        Walter: What does that got to do with the size of the U.S. Navy?
        Buddy: Well, I guess it'll make it bigger because once Krick takes over all the education majors will flunk out and have to join the Navy.

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