Teddy tries to show Charlie what she might go through when she is older for future reference.Each video diary ends with Teddy (or another family member, even Charlie) saying the eponymous phrase, "Good luck, Charlie".Dabney, who is often the target of Gabe's pranks and stunts—which is the only time the family doesn't mind them. Both her older brothers, PJ and Gabe, are often seen using Charlie for their own benefit, although PJ shows that he cares about her deeply.Gabe seems to dislike Charlie the most although, in some episodes, he is seen being quite fond of her. It was revealed in "Charlie is 1", that it was Teddy's idea to nickname her Charlie.The events in each episode become material for a video diary that Teddy is making for Charlie.Teddy hopes the videos will provide useful advice for Charlie after they have both grown up and Teddy has moved out.
She has a habit of taking any chance of any publicity that may shine on her family to focus onto her, but this never works out well; usually she ends up being cut from the project or tossed out of certain groups. It is revealed in the movie, that she is pregnant again with her fifth child.
Among other decisions, executives included adult-centric scenes and changed the series title from Oops to Love, Teddy and finally to Good Luck Charlie in order to ensure the series would appeal to all family members.
Good Luck Charlie premiered on Disney Channel in the United States on April 4, 2010, in Canada on April 5, 2010, in the United Kingdom and Ireland on May 14, 2010, and in Australia and New Zealand on July 23, 2010.
Amy used to be on the local news team and was also a poet in her high-school days.
A running gag on the show is that she was involved in virtually every extracurricular activity at Southwest Denver Community College but still earned a nursing degree.