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[01/24/06 - 12:00 AM]
The Unforgettable 1980s Sitcom Starring Teen Idol Scott Baio Charles in Charge: The Complete First Season

[via press release from Universal Studios Home Entertainment]

THE UNFORGETTABLE 1980S SITCOM STARRING TEEN IDOL SCOTT BAIO CHARLES IN CHARGE: THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON

All 22 Episodes Plus Bonus Features Including a 30-Minute Look Back at the Best TV Shows of the '80s

On DVD for the First Time February 14, 2006 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. -- January 24, 2006 -- Flash back to one of the most entertaining sitcoms of the 1980s when Charles in Charge: The Complete First Season comes to DVD for the first time on February 14, 2006, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. Teen idol Scott Baio ("Joanie Loves Chachi," "Happy Days") stars as Charles, the live-in helper for the Pembroke family who, while guiding the kids through the joys and trials of growing up, learns some valuable life lessons of his own. Charles in Charge: The Complete First Season features all 22 original episodes, including the totally hilarious pilot, plus a bonus preview episode from Season 2 -- with Charles' new family, the Powells!

Charles in Charge: The Complete First Season features series regulars Willie Aames ("Eight is Enough"), as Charles' best friend, Buddy, Jennifer Runyon as his college sweetheart, Gwendolyn and Julie Cobb, James Widdoes, April Lerman, Jonathan Ward and Michael Pearlman as the Pembrokes. Guest stars for the first season include a who's who of up-and-coming television and movie stars such as Meg Ryan (You've Got Mail, When Harry Met Sally), Matthew Perry ("Friends") and Christina Applegate ("Married with Children") as well as star turns from classic television personalities including Rue McClanahan ("The Golden Girls").

In addition, the DVD includes "The Great '80s TV Flashback," a 30-minute look back at television's greatest decade, the eighties. Nostalgic, touching and irresistibly funny, Charles in Charge: The Complete First Season will have viewers tapping their feet to the show's memorable theme song and wishing that Charles was still in charge! The three-disc set is priced at $34.98 SRP.

SYNOPSIS
Teen idol Scott Baio ("Happy Days") doesn't know what he's in for when he takes a job as live-in housekeeper and babysitter for the Pembroke household. Three active kids and two busy professional parents add up to a season full of hilarious mishaps and mayhem as Charles discovers he could use a little help himself! Whether hanging out with his wacky college pal Buddy (Willie Aames), romancing his dream girl Gwendolyn (Jennifer Runyon) or trying to keep up with the three mischievous Pembroke kids, Charles can be counted on to deliver the laughs. Charles in Charge: The Complete First Season includes appearances by rising young stars including Meg Ryan, Christina Applegate and Matthew Perry.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION
DVD
Street Date: February 14, 2006
Pre-Order Close: January 10, 2006
Copyright: 2006 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.
Price: $34.98 SRP
Selection Number: 29260
Running Time: 9 hours 7 minutes
Discs: 3
Layers: DVD-9 (Single Sided)
Aspect Ratio: Full Screen (1:33:1)
Rating: Not Rated
Technical Info: English Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono, English SDH, Spanish and French Subtitles

For artwork or screeners, please log on to our Web site at www.ushepublicity.com or fax your request to Universal Studios Home Entertainment Publicity at (818) 866-0226.

Universal Studios Home Entertainment is a unit of Universal Pictures, a division of Universal Studios (www.universalstudios.com). Universal Studios is a part of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. Formed in May 2004 through the combining of NBC and Vivendi Universal Entertainment, NBC Universal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and Entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBC Universal is 80%-owned by General Electric, with 20% controlled by Vivendi Universal.





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