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Charlie Lawrence

Charlie Lawrence is an American sitcom that aired from June 15 until June 22, 2003.

Charlie Lawrence
Created by Jeffrey Richman
Starring Nathan Lane
Composer(s) Marc Shaiman
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 7 (5 unaired) (list of episodes)
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) Jeffrey Richman Productions
20th Century Fox Television
CBS Productions
Original network CBS
Original release June 15 – June 22, 2003



A gay actor gets elected to congress as a representative from New Mexico.[1]



No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1 "A Vote of No Confidence" Jay Sandrich and Jerry Zaks Jeffrey Richman June 15, 2003 (2003-06-15)
Charlie has a disagreement with his chief of staff over how to cast his first vote.
2 "New Kid in School" Jay Sandrich Jeffrey Richman June 22, 2003 (2003-06-22)
Charlie tries to make new friends and gain acceptance on Capitol Hill.
3 "Charlie Got Game" Gary Halvorson Kristin Gore and Nicholas Stoller UNAIRED
Charlie participates in a basketball game after Sarah says that he acts too gay to be taken seriously as a politician.
4 "Dinner and a Breakdown" Gary Halvorson John Riggi UNAIRED
Charlie throws a dinner party at his apartment.
5 "If It's Not One Thing, It's Your Mother" TBA Nancy Steen UNAIRED
Charlie catches his mom stealing a clock at a reception for Queen Elizabeth.
6 "I'll Take the Low Road" TBA Jonathan M. Goldstein UNAIRED
Graydon belittles Charlie during a televised debate.
7 "What's Wrong with This Picture?" TBA John Riggi and Jonathan M. Goldstein UNAIRED
Charlie tries to hide his TV past, because he wants to date a sophisticated interior decorator.


Reviews for Charlie Lawrence were mostly negative. Alessandra Stanley of The New York Times called the political satire "mild and formulaic.[2]

The first episode of Charlie Lawrence got a rating of 0.9 in the 18- to 49-year-old demographic.[3]


  1. ^ TV Guide. "Charlie Lawrence Cast and Details". TV Guide. Retrieved 2013-01-17. 
  2. ^ Alessandra Stanley. "Washington Monument: He Takes It Personally". New York Times. Retrieved 2013-01-30. 
  3. ^ Andrew Gans. "Lane's Charlie Lawrence Debuts to Low Ratings". Retrieved 2013-01-30. 

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