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Charles Lee is a character created by Andy. He appeared in the episode "The Tale of the Misfortune Cookie".


He is the owner of the Emerald Garden restaurant. It is a Chinese restaurant that he runs with the help of his entire family: His elderly father, his wife, and his two children: David and Theresa. He loves his family dearly. But he is strict and committed to running his business. He often gets carried away with overworking his family and not giving them a break. During the events of the story, his restaurant was doing poorly facing rough times. But he was determined to see it through. He also placed an advertisement to hire another part-time cook. Therefore his family would have more help.

One Saturday, he and his son soon had a disagreement. His son wanted to have the night off, to attend a friend's party. He said no. Since Saturday night is their busy night and he believed that they would still need his help. His wife encouraged him to considered letting him have the night off, but he felt that hey needed all the help they could get. Then his son got mad at home when he told him no. So his son snapped at him, complaining that he never gave him a break. Then his son told him that he wished that their restaurant would shut down. Hearing this he got upset and madly said that he would pretend that he didn't hear that.

What he didn't realize was that later that evening his father bestowed a gift onto his son. The gift was a small wooden box. In which it contained Six beautiful golden fortune cookies. Which he may or may not have been aware of.

His son wasted no urged in wanting to sell them. In order to get tuition money and leave for art school. Suddenly his son opened one by mistake. It told his son: "One should find perfect existence, through imperfect existence".

Suddenly his son was taken by a warrior representing his son's bad side into an alternate world. One where he never had a son, he only had his daughter Theresa. So being short handed he and his wife hired Mr. Chin as their other cook. Which proved to be a very wise choice. Mr. Chin lead the restaurant to fame and success. This changed he and his wife into rich snobs.

His daughter on the other hand became a rebellious punk who never knew enough to stay away from the wrong type of guys. So his daughter began dating the shady petty thief produce courier Eddy. Also as a ripple effect; his father had passed away a long time ago.

In this alternate world, his son David had became a rich and successful comic book artist. One in which he had no family to hold him back from becoming. However, his son soon did the right thing. His son decided that him having everything he really wanted was not worth it, if it meant giving up his family was the only way to get it. So his son's good side won.

So reality was restored to the way that it was. His son was part of his family again, his daughter was no longer rebellious and his father was alive again.

Suddenly Mr. Chin came in to apply for the job of becoming their new part-time cook. His son remembered him from the alternate reality, had a very good hunch about him. Therefore his son convinced he and his wife to just hire Mr. Chin right on the spot.

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