Charles Deetz

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Charles Deetz moves in with his wife, Delia, and his rebellious daughter, Lydia, into the Maitland's home after they are tragically killed in a car crash.  Charles is a contractor for a real estate company.

Played By
Jeffrey Jones
Full Name
Charles Deetz

Charles Deetz Quotes

And look at that kitchen. You're finally going to be able to cook a decent meal.


Charles: What do you think honey?
Lydia: Delia hates it. I could live here.

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Beetlejuice Quotes

Adam: What are your qualifications?
Beetlejuice: Ah. Well... I attended Juilliard... I'm a graduate of the Harvard business school. I travel quite extensively. I lived through the Black Plague and had a pretty good time during that. I've seen the Excorcist 167 times, and it keeps getting funnier every single time I see it. Not to mention the fact that you're talking to a dead guy! Now what do you think!? You think I'm qualified?

I'm the ghost with the most, babe.