The Charmings (1987–1988)

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Snow White, Prince Charming and their family are transported through time to the present day. They try to fit into normal society, despite their unfamiliarity with technology.

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Series cast summary:
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 Eric Charming (21 episodes, 1987-1988)
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 Queen Lillian White (21 episodes, 1987-1988)
Cork Hubbert ...
 Luther (21 episodes, 1987-1988)
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 Thomas Charming (21 episodes, 1987-1988)
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 Cory Charming (21 episodes, 1987-1988)
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 Don 'King of Carpets' Miller (21 episodes, 1987-1988)
Dori Brenner ...
 Sally Miller (21 episodes, 1987-1988)
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 The Mirror (21 episodes, 1987-1988)
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 Snow White Charming (15 episodes, 1987-1988)
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Snow White, Prince Charming and their family are transported through time to the present day. They try to fit into normal society, despite their unfamiliarity with technology. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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From the Enchanted Forest to L.A., the storybook romance continues! See more »

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20 May 1987 (USA)  »

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Biancaneve a Beverly Hills  »

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Queen Lillian White: [Lillian has been called in for an IRS audit, and is speaking to herself] They're not going to intimidate me, they're not going to intimidate me, they're not going to intimidate me.
IRS Agent: Next!
[points to Lillian]
Queen Lillian White: You can't do anything to me, I've done nothing wrong.
IRS Agent: I hear that all the time. When it comes to tax fraud, everyone swears they're "lilly white."
Queen Lillian White: But I am Lilly White!
IRS Agent: Sure, sure, sure. Now sit down!
Queen Lillian White: I'm warning you, I'm a witch!
IRS Agent: Oh, yeah? So is my wife. Now, you say you're self employed. ...
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Good Show done in by PC ratings
17 September 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"The Charmings" was a well written and well acted show. There were jokes on many levels. Both children and adults found them funny for different reasons. Many episodes satirized the faulty aspects of our society which we accept without question. Since the characters were people from a "happily ever after" reality, they considered the failings of our world challenges to be overcome. So the real life wisdom of classic stories was part of every episode.

It was rare to see such thought put into the writing of any show. It is even rarer now (2004) since TV producers want easily written "real life" shows which teach nothing about real life.

Sadly "The Charmings" was killed by ratings. It was far better than the stereotypical, repetitive rubbish that was scheduled against it.


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