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Charles Deetz is Lydia's father.

Characteristic Details

  • Name: Charles Deetz
  • Profile: The only person on Earth who has made Meek a profession
  • Status: Barely Breathing
  • Catchphrase(s): "What is that thing?"
  • Identified by: Being nervous. Trying to relax. Has dog allergy. His love of ornithology and baseball.


Charles often acts very nervous and is easily frightened. This was humorously pointed out in one episode when he revealed that practically everything made him nervous. Charles is allergic to dogs.


  • The movie reveals that Charles works in real estate. His family originally lived in New York City. After having a nervous breakdown Charles, Delia, and Lydia move to Connecticut.