Charlie Lawrence

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

Charlie Lawrence is an American sitcom that aired from June 15 until 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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