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Chuck is the adoptive father of Patty, husband of Vivian and grandfather of Angela and Danielle.


Served some time in the millitary. Felt as if he was "walking on eggshells half the time" while raising Patty. Ran Wood and Jones Printing for thirty years. In 1992 he had a stroke and quit the business. He has since been retired and dodges the IRS. Owns a stationwagon and frequently takes trips.


When his name is written last-name-first (Wood, Chuck) is becomes a pun on "woodchuck".

Behind the Scenes[]

He is played by Paul Dooley.