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Charlie & Co. (1985–1986)

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TV Series | 30 min | Comedy

Considered by many to be CBS' answer to the "Cosby Show", Charlie & Co. followed the Richmond family, headed by dad Charlie, played by funny-man Flip Wilson a blue-collar worker and his wife, Diana, played by Gladys Knight. Though it was ...See moreConsidered by many to be CBS' answer to the "Cosby Show", Charlie & Co. followed the Richmond family, headed by dad Charlie, played by funny-man Flip Wilson a blue-collar worker and his wife, Diana, played by Gladys Knight. Though it was seen as more realistic and relateable than the upscale Huxtable family, Charlie & Co. was not able to latch on to the public the way Cosby had. Written by See less
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Updated Sep 18, 1985

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Sep 18, 1985 (United States)

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15 cast members
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Flip Wilson
Charlie Richmond Charlie Richmond   See fewer
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Gladys Knight
Diana Richmond Diana Richmond   See fewer
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Fran Robinson
Lauren Richmond Lauren Richmond   See fewer
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18
Kristoff St. John
Charlie Richmond Jr. Charlie Richmond Jr.   See fewer
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18
Jaleel White
Robert Richmond Robert Richmond   See fewer
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Ray Girardin
Walter Simpson Walter Simpson   See fewer
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13
Richard Karron
Milton Bieberman Milton Bieberman   See fewer
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Kip King
Ronald Sandler Ronald Sandler   See fewer
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Terence McGovern
Jim Coyle Jim Coyle   See fewer
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Eddie Velez
Miguel Santana Miguel Santana   See fewer
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Della Reese
Aunt Rachel Aunt Rachel   See fewer
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4
Phyllis Katz
Ginny Kleiser / Valerie Ginny Kleiser / Valerie   See fewer
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Carmine Caridi
MacGreedy MacGreedy   See fewer
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David Fresco
Kravitz Kravitz   See fewer
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Bill Saluga
Guthrie Guthrie   See fewer
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6.8 / 10 | 33 votes