"Trick or Treat"
Season 1, Episode 8
Air date November 28, 1984
Written by Michael Jacobs
Directed by Alan Rafkin
Episode guide
"A Date With Enid"

Trick or Treat is the eighth episode of the first season of Charles in Charge. It originally aired on November 28, 1984.


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In Charles estimation, Diana Marks is a classy lady, and she has agreed to go on a Halloween date with Buddy. They had only talked with each other for a few minutes and suddenly Buddy is worried that Diana won't like him when they have to spend the evening together at the annual Halloween party given by a classmate. Buddy doesn't want to disappoint her, and he is worried that she might consider his costume not original enough. Charles is trying to be a good friend and agrees to meet Diana at the student union before the date. Charles approaches Diana, drops a book in front of her, and she picks it up and hands it to Charles with a smile. Gwendolyn witnesses the exchange by chance and is shocked and concerned. At that moment Buddy comes by and tries to explain what is going on. From then on things get a little confusing. At the end though, the evening might still turn out alright for Charles and Buddy. After all, this is Halloween, Douglas explains, it is a special night. You can knock on peoples' door, and even though they don't know you, they smile at you and give you candy. And all you have to do is wear a mask. Charles and Buddy look at each other and instantly decide to go out into the Halloween night! They are sure that their respective date is still waiting for them.