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CHARLES N PSYCHO
March 12, 2013, 2:18 am
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How   Charles  In  Charge   and  Patrick  Bateman   in   American   Psycho   are   The   Cain   and   Abel   of   The   Reagan   Decade 

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1.  SCOTT  BAIO  is  Charles,  an  excellent  scholar  and  a  nice,  caring                   big  brother  in  CHARLES-IN-CHARGE.

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     CHRISTIAN  BALE  is  Patrick  Bateman,  an  executive  serial  killer  and               a  knife-carving  bloody  butcher  in  AMERICAN  PSYCHO.

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2.  Commander  Walter  Powell  ( James  Callahan )  keeps  a  vigilant  eye  on  Charles  who  has  to  balance  his  double  responsibilities  as  a  college  student  and  a  male  nanny  for  the  Powell  grandchildren.

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      Police  Detective  Donald  Kimball  ( Willem  Dafoe )  keeps  a  vigilant  eye  on  Patrick  Bateman  who  has  to  balance  his  double  life  as   a  corporate  stockbroker  and  a  mass  murderer  of  party-going  urban  citizens.

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3.  Jamie  ( Nicole  Eggert )  is  the  vain,  materialistic  and  status-conscious       high  school  cheerleading  eldest  granddaughter  of  the  Powell  family  whom  Charles  must  look  after.

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      Evelyn  ( Reese  Witherspoon )  is  the  vain,  materialistic  and  status-conscious  high  society  patrician  fiancee  of  Patrick  Bateman                          whom  he  must  provide  for.

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4.  Sarah  ( Josie  Davis )  is  the  shy,  empathetic  and  bright  second  granddaughter  of  the  Powell  family  whom  Charles  helps  through                     her  awkward  teenage  years.

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      Jean  ( Chloe  Sevigny )  is  the  shy,  empathetic  and  bright  secretary  of  Patrick  Bateman  whom  she  helps  in  his  various  routine  corporate  duties.

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5.  Adam  ( Alexander  Polinsky )  is  the  naive  and  impressionable  young  grandson  of  the  Powell  family  who  looks  up  to  Charles  as  an  admirable        role  model  deserving  of  emulation  but  still  hides  in  the  closet  for  the  purpose  of  spying  on  his  older  sisters.

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      Louis  ( Matt  Ross )  is  the  naive  and  impressionable  office  associate  of  Patrick  Bateman  who  looks  up  to  him  as  an  admirable  role  model  deserving  of  emulation  but  still  hides  in  the  closet  for  the  purpose  of  keeping  his  homosexuality  a  secret.

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6.  Ellen  ( Sandra  Kerns )  is  the  sensible  mother  of  the  Powell  family  who  employs  Charles  as  a  substitute  father  and  big  brother  to  care  for  her            young  kids  because  her  loving  husband  is  stationed  overseas  as  the  naval  commander  of  a  nuclear-powered  aircraft  carrier.  She  gradually  fades  away  when  her  character  spends  more  and  more  time  with  her  military  spouse  abroad.

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      Courtney  ( Samantha  Mathis )  is  the  secret  mistress  of  Patrick  Bateman  who  takes  him  as  a  substitute  lover  because  her  official  fiancee  Louis  is  obviously  gay.  She  gradually  fades  away  when  her  character  spends  more  and  more  time  becoming  numbingly  drunk  and  drugged  out  of  her  mind.

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7.  Anthony  ( Justin  Whalin )  is  the  cute  and  streetwise  little  cousin  who  intentionally  annoys  Charles  a  lot  but  then  vanishes  mysteriously  after            several  episodes  of  the  program’s  fourth  season.

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      Paul  Allen  ( Jared  Leto )  is  the  charming,  smooth  and  letter-perfect  office  co-worker  who  intentionally  annoys  Patrick  Bateman  a  lot  but then  vanishes  mysteriously  after  his  enraged  rival  kills  him  with  an  axe  in  his apartment.  

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8.  Gwendolyn  ( Jennifer  Runyon )  is  the  beautiful  sexy  coed  who  becomes  the  steady  girlfriend  of  Charles  during  the  program’s  first  season  until          they  decide to  break  off  their  romantic  engagement  in  the  two-part  episode  “Twice  Upon  A  Time”.

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      Christie  ( Cara  Seymour )  is  the  unlucky  street  hooker  who  becomes         the  favorite  prostitute  of  Patrick  Bateman  and  lives to  regret  it  especially  when  he  goes  after  her  with  a  chainsaw  and  divides  her  body  into  two  parts.

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9.  Charles  tries  to  uncover  the  hidden  truth  locked  inside  his  own  subconscious  brain  that  provides  the  key  answer  for  resolving  the  Powell  family’s  grave  dilemna  about  saving  their  house  in  the  episode  “Dutiful  Dreamer”  wherein  he  meets  with  the  quirky  imaginary  characters  of  his  nocturnal  dream  realm  as  Don  Charlso,  a  jocular  parody  of  Vito  Corleone  played  by  Marlon  Brando  in  the  venerated  crime  saga  “The  Godfather”.

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      Patrick  Bateman  tries  to  hide  the  ugly  truth  about  his  serial  killer  occupation  by  falsely  excusing  himself  from  answering  more  questions  during  Police  Detective  Kimball’s  judicious  interrogation  so  that  he  can  attend  a  bogus  meeting  with  a  fictional  gentleman  named  Cliff  Huxtable,  a  sly  reference  to  the  lead  character  played  by  Bill  Cosby  in  the  vanguard  1980s  family  sitcom  “The  Cosby  Show”.

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10.  Charles  experiences  a  surprising  turn-of-events  when  he  and  Buddy  gladly  return  to  the  Pembroke  home  after  their  vacation  junket,  only  to  learn  unexpectedly  that  a  new and  completely  different  family,  the  Powells,  had  already  bought  the  house  and  quickly  moved  in  without  their  prior  knowledge  during  the  start  of  the  show’s  second  season.

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        Patrick  Bateman  experiences  a  shocking  twist-of-events  when             he  gradually  returns  to  Paul  Allen’s  apartment  suite  after  committing  numerous  violent  murders  there,  only  to  discover  unexpectedly  that  a  mysterious  female  real  estate  agent  is  showing  off  the  newly-painted  empty  residential  unit  to  her  clients  where  the  multiple  dead  bodies  are  completely  gone  without  a  trace,  leaving  the  possibility  that  he  may  have  just  dreamt  it  all  in  the  film’s  quizzical  ending.

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