Movies and TV shows like Charles in Charge

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Charles in Charge
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Charles in Charge is an American sitcom series starring Scott Baio as Charles, a 19-year-old student at the fictional Copeland College in New Brunswick, New Jersey, who worked as a live-in babysitter in exchange for room and board. Baio directed many episodes of the show, and was credited with his full name, Scott Vincent Baio. It was first broadcast on CBS from October 3, 1984 to April 3, 1985, when it was cancelled due to a struggle in the Nielsen ratings. It then had a more successful first-run syndication run from January 3, 1987 to November 10, 1990, as 126 original episodes were aired in total. The show was produced by Al Burton Productions and Scholastic Productions in association with Universal Television, and distributed by NBCUniversal Television Distribution and New Line Cinema Corporation.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, college, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, family, youth, family relations, disorder, nanny, buddies, mischievous children, family life, love and romance, friends, young adult, network, advice, problem solving, employment, housekeeper, best friend, family home, babysitting, college student, teenager ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films and TV series with plots about family relations, youth, family, teenage life, family life, parents and children and friends mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like Charles in Charge: Growing Pains (1985), Boy Meets World (1993), Mr. Belvedere (1985), Superdad (1973), Family Ties (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Duration: 30 min.
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Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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Duration: 30 min.
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Duration: 30 min.
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Duration: 30 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Duration: 90 min.
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Duration: 30 min.
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Duration: 30 min.
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