Charlie Churchman and the Teenage Masquerade (1967) beginswith a wild ride through city streets in a '33 Model A.Charlie, the new church youth director, seeks to find outwhat's under the masks that teenagers wear - only todiscover the real problems of youth: sex, race, parents,love, loneliness, and death. The Charlie Churchman shortswas a highly popular Christian film series during the 1960s.The opening narration in this episode captures the spiritand purpose of this film series: 'Meet Charlie Churchman.Watch this funny little fellow carefully, for his story is amodern parable. It's meaning lies beneath the slapsticksurface, and you must work to find it there. Laugh all youlike, but question what you see, and then discuss franklyyour reaction. Perhaps through Charlie's wonderful world ofsatire, you will discover something new about your self.'