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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1988   1987  
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 nominations. See more awards »
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Series cast summary:
 Eric Charming (21 episodes, 1987-1988)
 Queen Lillian White (21 episodes, 1987-1988)
Cork Hubbert ...
 Luther (21 episodes, 1987-1988)
 Thomas Charming (21 episodes, 1987-1988)
 Cory Charming (21 episodes, 1987-1988)
 Don 'King of Carpets' Miller (21 episodes, 1987-1988)
Dori Brenner ...
 Sally Miller (21 episodes, 1987-1988)
 The Mirror (21 episodes, 1987-1988)
 Snow White Charming (15 episodes, 1987-1988)


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 <>

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From the people who brought you poisoned apples and frogs. See more »







Release Date:

20 May 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Biancaneve a Beverly Hills  »

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(21 episodes)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


Eric Charming: Have I ever told you how I met your mother, son?
Thomas Charming: A million times. Grandma gave Mom a poison apple, you rode along on your white horse and kissed her, and woke her up.
Snow White Charming: [to Eric] Honey, somehow it sounds better when you tell it.
Eric Charming: You left out the best part, that's how I've awakened her ever since.
[Eric and Snow kiss]
Thomas Charming: Why don't you get an alarm clock like everyone else!
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One of the best shows of the 80's
20 June 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I watched this show from day one and fell in love with Lillian. Scheming, malicious evil women are my one weakness. I always felt they should have chucked the rest of the cast and made it the Lillian and the magic mirror show. I still have all 21 episodes from 1987 that are still in good viewing condition, save one ep. I just watched them not long ago after learning of Paul Winfield's untimely death.

Paul Winfield has some great one liners throughtout the series.

Lillian: "Lets see..what should I wear?" (Begins to disrobe) Mirror: "I dont know but if you're taking your clothes off I'm leaving. (disappears from view

Mirror: "Ok, Lillian. You want to know who's fairer than you? (Pulls out telephone book and opens it) "Now this is just the greater los angeles area."

Lillian: "Im good with forest animals" Mirror: "you barbecue them"

Lillian get sick and Mirror tells her to open wide so he can look Mirror: "Whoa! Its all nasty back there Lillian: "what should I do?" Mirror: Close your mouth! Your'e making me sick!"

Plus so many more. I wish one day these would be released to dvd. Charmings rule!

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