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In turn, he attempted to balance a normal social life alongside his college courses and role as a live-in caretaker.
His best friend was Buddence "Buddy" Lembeck (Willie Aames), a girl-crazy underachiever; Charles' love interest in the series was the fair-haired Gwendolyn Pierce (Jennifer Runyon).
She was portrayed by actress and former model Alexandra Paul in the tv series and later by Ilfenesh Hadera in the film version.
Stephanie was the beautiful sensible older sister of Caroline Holden and was a great lifeguard and a loyal friend.
In 1986, a year after CBS cancelled the series following its first season due to insufficient ratings to earn a sophomore season, Universal Television (then owned by MCA) partnered with series co-creator Michael Jacobs (later known for co-creating ) and original production companies Scholastic Productions and Al Burton Productions to revive the series for First-Run Syndication, relaunching in 1987.
The show was then retooled for the second season, with only Baio and Aames returning; five new cast members were added (Sandra Kerns as married mother-of-three Ellen Powell, whose husband was serving in the Navy; James T.
The length of her hair changed during the seasons from being long in seasons three and four to being really short in season five.
Her hair color also changed, ranging from light brown to dark brown and almost black.
Charles held the responsibility of handling his charges' problems, often finding ways to fix them before the episode's end; even still, the children/teenagers he takes care of sometimes are quick to overreact when a plan of Charles to help them goes wrong.