thumb|300px|right thumb|300px|right thumb|300px|right A Sting of Pearls is the third episode of the fourth season of Charles in Charge. It originally aired on July 8, 1989.


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It all began when the girl's father sends a string of pearls for Ellen for their anniversary. The Powell's old babysitter shows up a very attractive blonde. The children are doing every thing with her instead of Charles. Buddy thinks she is trying to take Charles' place. So Charles hides the string of Pearls in a trophy in his downstairs room. He told Walter that when the baby-sitter was there. So when he went down it wasn't there. Jamie is at the top of the steps and in the living room she sees the babysitter putting the necklace under the sofa. The next day when day when Walter wants the necklace, Charles tries to make up excuses and the old babysitter is looking under the sofa and it is not there. Jamie, Sarah and Adam come down with it wrapped. The reason the old babysitter did that was because she wanted her job back.