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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Season:

2 | 1

Year:

1988 | 1987
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 nominations. See more awards »
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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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20 May 1987 (USA)  »

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(21 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Snow White Charming: Mother, you shouldn't be doing bad deeds this close to Christmas, you want to be on your best behavior for Santa.
Queen Lillian White: Santa? You two still believe in Santa? Oh this is rich.
Snow White Charming: Why shouldn't we believe in him?
Eric Charming: Hasn't he come every year on Christmas Eve?
Queen Lillian White: This is not the Enchanted Forrest, this is the Twentieth Century. There are no wishing wells, no pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, and certainly no Santa Claus.
Sally Miller: [knocks on the door, then enters] Hi, you guys want to come to the mall to see Santa ...
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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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