c/o Holt & Associates
Los Angeles, CA
Joe is a lawyer. Born in Brooklyn, Joe is single, Italian, Catholic and likes to
bend the rules. He is skilled as a labor relations specialist and enjoys taking
on big business to champion the underdog. His relatives included his parents
(both deceased); his estranged brother, Paulie, a priest; and three cousins who
live in New Jersey. Joe's romantic interest is Viveca Foster, a sassy
African-American associate at the firm of Holt & Associates.
CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL
Central City, USA
Teenager Dobie Gillis and friends attend Central High. Faculty on duty include
English teacher Professor Leander Pomfritt [he calls his students "young
barbarians"], biology and psychology teacher Dr. Imogene Burkhart, and math
teacher Ruth Adams. Dr. Pomfritt later taught at S. Peter Pyror Junior College.
CENTRAL PERK CAFÉ
New York City, NY (Manhattan)
The "Perk" is a neighborhood coffee bar and the frequent hangout of close
friends Monica Geller, her brother Ross, and best friends Rachel Greene,
Chandler Bing, Joey Tribianni and Phoebe Buffay [who plays guitar at the Perk].
The Central Perk is 100 footsteps from Monica's apartment [as estimated by Joey
Tribianni]. It serves really big cups of coffee and provides nice comfortable
couches and chairs to rest your weary bones. The Central Perk's menu consists of
Cappuccino, Espresso, Cafe au Lait, Swiss Latte, Mochachino, Central Jolt Java,
N.Y. Classico, Urban Tribe Java, Manhattan Mocha, Long Island Cream, Empire
Roast, and Ms. Liberty Blend. Terry [who has a beautiful wife] is the owner of
Central Perk. Gunther [who silently yearns for Rachel] is the store's manager.
Note: The Central Perk is based on the Manhattan Café in New York’s West
c/o Miss Parker
Blue Cove, DE 19901
The Centre is a research facility conducting experiments on human subjects. When
a genius named Jarod escapes The Centre, the steely Miss Parker and her
assistants Broots and Dr. Sydney Green [Jarod’s mentor] are charged with his
CHA CHA See - MR. SMITH (the orangutan)
(The Education of Max Bickford)
c/o Judith Hackett Bryant, President
Chadwick is a private women's undergraduate college located about 80 miles from
Salem, Massachusetts. Signs on campus read: "Chadwick College 1876-2001 -
Celebrating 125 Years of Sisterhood." Its faculty included Max Bickford, the
school's irascible history professor and newly appointed head of American
Studies Department; Professor Andrea Haskell, the newly appointed Chair at the
college [with whom Max had an affair while a student at Chadwick] ; Professor
Erica Bettis, Max's best friend [formerly called Steve - she's recently returned
from sabbatical after a sex change] and Professor Walter Thornhill, a tenured
teacher who falls asleep in class. One of Chadwicks' alumnus was a former policy
aide to Senator Breckenridge Long who conspired long ago to prevent Jewish
refugees from landing safely in the United States as they fled from Nazi
Germany. Note: Chadwick College is designed to resemble Smith College in
Massachusetts and is filmed on campuses like Brooklyn College and Wagner College
in Staten Island.
(Star Trek: Voyager)
c/o The USS Voyager
Somewhere in the Delta Quadrant
Chakotay is a Starfleet First Officer stationed aboard the starship USS Voyager.
Once the leader of the rebel group called The Maguis, Chakotay joined forces
with Federation starship Captain Janeway to return to the Alpha Quadrant (after
being transported against their will across the galaxy). Chakotay sports a
triangular shaped tattoo over his left eye.
CHALLENGER, Professor Edward
(Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Lost World)
Somewhere on a plateau in Mongolia
Professor Challenger is a British scholar and adventurer. He leads an expedition
designed to prove the existence of a lost world filled with dinosaurs. Somewhere
along the journey, the hot-air balloon carrying his team crash-lands on an eerie
remote plateau in Mongolia. Now trapped in a strange lost world filled with ape
men, crocodiles, man-eating plants and carnivorous dinosaurs, Challenger and his
fellow explorers struggle to survive.
112 & 1/2 Beacon Street
Boston, MA (basement level)
Diane is an aspiring writer. She is single, aloof and works at a local tavern
called Cheers. She had a passionate on and off again romance with the bar‘s
owner, Sam Malone. Before working at Cheers she dated and then got dumped by
Professor Sumner Sloan. After dating Dr. Frasier Crane, a regular at Cheers,
Diane left Boston to continue her writing career.
CHAMPION, Big Tim
Southwest, USA (Early 1900s)
"Big" Tim is the new owner of the Burke & Walsh Circus. He travels about the
countryside with a band of circus entertainers. They include Corky, a
12-year-old orphan [his parents were killed in a high-wire act]; Joey the Clown;
and Pete, one of the circus' roustabouts.
(The Yellow Rose)
c/o The Yellow Rose Ranch
Colleen is the widow of Wade Champion. She runs the day-to-day operations of her
200,000 acre ranch founded by her late husband. Person working on the ranch
included Wade's sons Roy and Quisto; Roy's son, Whit; L.C. Champion, Colleen's
daughter; and Chance Mackenzie, the newly hired ranch hand and fellow ranch
hands Luther, Caryn and Hoyt. The Yellow Rose ranch was formerly owned by Jeb
Hollister who named the ranch after his sister Rose Hollister.
c/o The Blackwing
Chance is a former Special Forces operative turned decoy-for-hire who
impersonated endangered people. Chris' clients lived in the safety and comfort
of a huge high-tech black aircraft called "Blackwing" until the assignment was
completed. Its crew included Vietnam veteran pilot Jeff Carlyle; computer whiz
Libby Page; and makeup maven Philo Marsden who transformed the appearance of
Chance via computer-generated masks for each assignment (which cost 10% of the
client's yearly salary).
Mr. Chapel is a mysterious vigilante who helps those in need. He only asks for
one favor, to be repaid in the future... no questions asked.
Nantucket Island, MA
Helen operates a lunch counter at Tom Nevers Field on Nantucket Island. She grew
up on Nantucket Island with her sister, Casey Davenport [now divorced], and her
friend Joe Hackett [now a pilot] and his brother Brian Hackett [also a pilot].
Helen loves to play the cello and aspires to play in an orchestra. Helen later
married Joe Hackett [she chose Joe over her millionaire fiancé] and set up house
keeping on Nantucket Island. After Brian Hackett and Casey accidentally burned
down Helen’s house, Helen’s husband discovered an inheritance of $250,000 in an
airport locker and used the windfall to support Helens dream of studying the
cello by sending her to Vienna.
CHARLES, Nick & Nora "Tiger"
(The Thin Man)
New York, NY [Greenwich Village]
Nick & Nora are wealthy socialites and part-time sleuths. They own a wire-haired
terrier named Asta.
CHARLES TOWNSEND PRIVATE INVESTIGATIONS
555-9626 [Line to Charlie]
Los Angeles, CA
Charlie's operatives (called "Angels") are Sabrina Duncan, Jill Munroe, Kelly
Garrett, Kris Munroe, Tiffany Welles, Julie Rogers and John Bosley, Charlie's
lawyer and liaison with his "Angels" (whom never see but only hear Charlie speak
over the phone).
THE CHARLESTON CLUB
(The Roaring Twenties)
East 52nd Street
New York City, NY (Manhattan)
This 1920s speakeasy is also called Pinky's. It is the hangout for New York
Record newspaper reporters Pat Garrison and Scott Norris who come to see Pinky
Pinkham headline as a singer.
427 Van Oakland Boulevard
Prince Charming, his wife, Snow White, and their two sons, Thomas and Cory live
in this 20th century subdivision with a dwarf named Luther and Queen Lillian,
(who cast the 1000 sleeping spell that got them there). As in the fairy tale,
Queen Lillian often consulted her Magic Mirror on the wall.
(My So Called Life)
Pittsburgh, PA (Suburbs)
Angela is a 15-year-old red-haired student at Liberty High School. Things are
changing in her life. She's not as close to her parents as she used to be and
she's left behind her former best friend and Girl Scout colleague Sharon Cherski
to develop new friendships with a wilder crowd. Angela's new friends included
easy-going Rayanne Marie Graff [voted Most Slut Potential of the Sophomore
class]; homosexual romantic Enrique "Ricky" Vasquez; and Brian Krakow, the
nerdish school genius [Angela's secret admirer and long-time neighbor who is
clueless when it comes to women]. Angela hates fondue and the school cafeteria
"The embarrassment capitol of the world" but she worships Anne Frank and the
enigmatic school loner Jordon Catalono. With Jordon on the scene, Angela soon
divides her life into two parts: "kissing and not kissing."
(Angel & Buffy the Vampire Killer)
Cordelia is a student at Sunnydale High School. She is a snob, self-centered,
fashion conscious and the head cheerleader as well as May Queen in her sophomore
[don't you just hate her already]. Her competition is the new girl in town,
Buffy Anne Summers, a Valley Girl with blond hair and a vicious right cross.
Buffy is vampire slayer who is cutting into Cordelia popularity at school.
However, Cordelia eventually befriends Buffy and becomes a member of the "Scooby
Gang" a group of Buffy's friends who help her battle demons and other unsightly
creatures of the night. After graduation Cordelia moved to Los Angeles with
hopes of becoming an actress. She first lived in apartment 4B and then moved to
#212 Pearson Arms. Cordelia hooked up with "good" vampire named Angel and worked
as a secretary at Angel Investigations.
(21 Beacon Street)
c/o The Dennis Chase Detective Agency
21 Beacon Street
CHASE, Professor Jonathan
c/o New York University
New York, NY
Jonathan is an animal behaviorist. Privy to the secrets that "divide man from
the animals," Professor Chase can shape-change into a variety of animal species.
His powers apparently came from his father, "sole heir to the secret link that
binds man and animal." Working as a consultant for a special investigative unit
of the New York Police Department, Professor Chase regularly transformed into a
snarling black panther [actually a black leopard]. Chases’ colleagues included
police detective Brooke McKenzie; black Vietnam veteran buddy Tyrone C. Earle
and Capt. Nick Rivera, the head of the special unit.
c/o Sam Malone, Proprietor
112 & 1/2 Beacon Street
Boston, MA (basement level)
Sam is a former baseball pitcher for the Boston Red Sox. Cheers, the tavern
"Where everybody knows your name," is the local hangout for accountant Norm
Peterson, postal carrier Cliff Clavin, and Dr. Frasier Crane. The bar's
employees are Ernie "Coach" Pantusso, (and later Woody Boyd) as bartenders as
well as waitresses Carla Tortelli and Diane Chambers. Other regulars to the bar
were Al, the old guy; Paul, the other fat guy besides Norm; and Harry "The Hat"
Gittes, a local con artist;
CHEKOV, Pavel Andreievich
c/o The Starship USS Enterprise
Somewhere in the Alpha Quadrant
Born in 2245, Chekov is an ensign [Serial No. 656-5827B]. He was later promoted
to lieutenant and assigned as security chief. He once mentioned he had an
brother named Piotr while under the influence of the Beta XII-entity in 2268.
Chekov’s catchphrase is "Vee Russians invented it first."
Mary is a student at Kennedy High School. She is one of the "popular" kids and
is obsessed with her gorgeous blonde looks. Mary was born and raised in Texas.
Her mother Cherry Cherry is a CEO of a major oil company in Texas and taught
Mary to get what she wanted in life, no matter whom she had to climb over
[Cherry Cherry later got hired as the economics teacher at Kennedy High]. Mary
Cherry's "popular" friends included Brooke McQueen, Poppita "Poppy" Fresh,
Nicole Julian, Josh Ford and Mike "Sugar Daddy" Bernardino. In her younger days,
Mary used to be called "quack" because she had deformed hands and feet. She also
got a rib removed.
(My So-Called Life)
c/o Liberty High School
Pittsburgh, PA (Suburbs)
Sharon is a student at Liberty High School. Considered to be "Miss Perfect" by
her classmates [also voted "Best Hooters" in the sophomore class], Sharon loves
to wear pink colors and is involved in a number of extra-curricular activities
including playing the Oboe, working on the school yearbook, Teen Hotline
volunteer and organizer of the World Happiness Dance. Sharon is also the former
best friend and Girl Scout buddy of Angela Chase [whose taken up with a wilder
crowd]. Sharon is also a friend of Delia Fisher, a new student and yearbook
staffer who has a crush on Ricky Vasquez, a gay student.
c/o Frank Parrish, Proprietor.
New Orleans, LA
Frank Parrish is a former Professor of Renaissance History from Boston who moved
South to manage the Chez Louisiane restaurant willed to him by his father. The
restaurant's staff include the elderly matron hostess, Madame Torchet; the head
waitress Anna-May; and Big Arthur, the Creole cook. NOTE: The Chez Louisiane was
modeled after the real New Orleans restaurant, Chez Helene.
c/o Mr. Wainwright, Publisher
901 East Wacker Street
The newspaper employees are city editorial assistant [later reporter] Larry
Appleton, mailroom clerk Balki Bartokomous, mailroom boss, Mr. Sam Gorpley,
advise columnist Lydia Markham and elevator operator Harriette Winslow.
CHICAGO HOPE HOSPITAL
c/o Phillip Waters, Chief of Staff
Chicago Hope is a busy high-tech urban medical center. Physicians on duty
include neurosurgeon Aaron Shutt; surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Geiger; Dr. Arthur
Thurmond; Dr. Daniel Nyland; reconstructive (cosmetic) surgeon Dr. Geri Infante;
Dr. Billy Kronk; Dr. Dennis Hancock; Dr. Kathryn Austin; obstetrician, Dr. John
Sutton; and Dr. Diane Grad. Additional hospital staff include Alan Birch, the
hospital's lawyer; Chief Surgical Nurse Camille Shutt (Dr. Shutt's wife); Nurse
Maggie Atkisson; and Angela Giandamenico.
CHICAGO WEEKLY/MONTHLY MAGAZINE
(Anything But Love)
Employees include editor Catherine Hughes, her assistant Jules Bennett, writers
Marty Gold, Hannah Miller, Brian Alquist, Mike Urbanek, and photographer Patric
Somewhere in Europe (1940s)
Chief (just "Chief") is a Native-American Indian who is proficient with a
switchblade knife. He is attached to special group of four motley commandos
(recruited from stateside prisons) who were assigned to go behind the lines
during World War II and kill Nazi Germans. Each of these soldiers were promised
a Presidential pardon for their indiscretions, but only if they followed orders
and accomplished their missions.
CHIEF COCHISE See - COCHISE
CHIEF HARLAN TWO LEAF
Las Vegas, NV
Chief Harlon Two Leaf is a pony-tailed Native American Indian who occasionally
helped private investigator, Dan Tanna track down clues and criminals amidst the
glitter of Las Vegas, Nevada.
c/o Trading Post
Chief Hawkeye is a conniving American Indian and owner of a local trading Post
located in New Mexico. The only store for miles, he supplied the dude ranch "Guestward
Ho" with life's little necessities at the going rate...his. Hawkeye's avocation
was trying to return the country back to its rightful owners...the Indians. Pink
Cloud assisted Hawkeye in selling his wares, which included authentic Indian
trinkets made in Japan.
CHIEF WILD EAGLE
Missouri/Kansas Frontier (1860s)
Chief Wild Eagle is the leader of a peaceful tribe of Hekawi indians who lived
on the Kansas/Missouri Frontier of the 1860's. As he often said "Hekawi's not
fighters...invent peace pipe. Hekawi's not mad at Nobody!" The chief's
second-in-command, Crazy Cat often reminded the chief that he was the heir
apparent to the tribe's leadership. Other tribal members included the tottering
medicine man, Roaring Chicken; the 147-year-old Flaming Arrow; the ridiculous
Bald Eagle; and Wise Owl, a crooked Indian detective. The Hekawi Indians did a
rather lucrative black market trading business, supplying beads, trinkets,
blankets to con-man/hustler, Sgt O'Rourke, a Cavalry officer stationed in the
nearby frontier outpost known as "Fort Courage.
Ed Chigliak is a movie obsessed Native American teen and aspiring filmmaker
living in the small town of Cicely, Alaska who helped newcomer Dr. Joel
Fleischman adjust to culture shock by translating the peculiarities of the
people of this small northern town. Ed later studied to be a Shaman.
CHIM (the chimp) See - SHEENA
(The Secret Empire)
Cheyenne, Wyoming (1880s)
The Chimerians are outer space aliens who established the futuristic city of
Chimera deep beneath the town of Cheyenne, Wyoming in the 1880s. This secret
subterranean civilization was ruled by the evil Emperor Thorval and his spoiled,
power-hungry daughter, Princess Tara. Thorval used the "Compliatron," a mind
controlling device powered by gold to enslave his citizenry. Outlaws known as
the Phantom Riders supplied Thorval with his precious metal needs. Marshall Jim
Donner stumbled upon the hidden entrance to the City of Chimera while tracking
these gold stealing desperadoes and soon was locked into battle with these alien
invaders on a weekly "to be continued" basis.
Hudson Valley, NY (1755)
Chingachgook, is the stoic Delaware Indian who befriended a frontier scout named
Hawkeye based at Fort Bennington in New York's Hudson River Valley of 1755.
Together they battled the hostile tribes of Huron Indians. Note: The series is
based on James Fenimore Cooper's "Leatherstocking Tales." NOTE: In the series
Hawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans series Chingachgook is a Mohican Indian.
CHIPMUNKS, THE [Alvin, Theodore & Simon] See - SEVILLE, David
CHISHOLMS, Hadley & wife, Minerva
Old West (1840s)
Hadley Chisholm is the patriarch of Chisholm clan, a Virginia family who trekked
across the wilderness of early America in search of a new home (a legal battle
had taken their old home from them.) Hadley's family included his wife, Minerva,
and children Will [married an Indian woman], Bonnie Sue [had Gambler's
illegitimate child], Annabelle [died from Indian Attack], Bo, Gideon and
Kewedinok [Will‘s Indian wife]. Hadley later died and the family's trek
continued under the guidance of wagon master Cooper Hawkins.
Chopper One is the radio code name of helicopter used by the Western California
Police Department (WCPD). Amidst the noise of whining propeller blades, officers
Don Burdick and Gil Foley soared over the concrete canyons of a California city
chasing down speeding automobiles and rooftop snipers. Mitch is Chopper One’s
ground mechanic. Chopper One's registry numbers are N2098 (on its bottom) and
N40MC (on its side).
East 57th Street
New York City, NY (Manhattan)
Peter hires a fake wife named Greta to get an executive promotion. She lives in
CHUCKLES THE CLOWN
(The Mary Tyler Moore Show)
c/o WJM-TV Channel 12
Chuckles the Clown is the star of The Chuckles the Clown Show that aired on the
Minneapolis television station WJM-TV Channel 12. Chuckles died when he got
trampled to death by an elephant in a parade.