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Family Matters

Episodes

25 Episodes 1990 - 1991

Episode 1

Rachel's Place

Fri, Sep 21, 1990 30 mins

A fire at a burger hangout snuffs out Laura and Steve's hopes for a job, but may ignite a new career for Rachel. Fire Inspector: William Long Jr. Leroy: John Hancock. Rachel: Telma Hopkins. Laura: Kellie Shanygne Williams.

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Episode 2

Torn Between Two Lovers

Fri, Sep 21, 1990 30 mins

Rachel dates her loan officer, while Steve believes that a certain older woman has fallen for him. Richie: Bryton McClure. Rachel: Telma Hopkins. Steve: Jaleel White. Jolene: Bridgid Coulter.

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Episode 3

Marriage 101

Fri, Sep 28, 1990 30 mins

Laura (Kellie Shanygne Williams) has enough of romance after a class project with Steve as her "husband," while Harriette thinks Carl (Reginald VelJohnson) forgot the "R" word. Maxine: Cherie Johnson. Steve: Jaleel White.

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Episode 4

Flashpants

Fri, Oct 5, 1990 30 mins

A braggart (Eddie Mekka) with a badge transfers to Carl's division just in time for the precinct's annual dance contest, which Carl and Harriette aim to win. Telma Hopkins. MC: Steve Vinovich. Ellen: Cathy Susan Pyles.

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Episode 5

The Crash Course

Fri, Oct 12, 1990 30 mins

Steve (Jaleel White) takes the rap when an unlicensed Eddie takes the family car for a drive to impress his girlfriend (Bridgid Coulter). Eddie: Darius McCrary. Carl: Reginald Vel Johnson. Laura: Kellie Shanygne Williams.

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Episode 6

Boxcar Blues

Fri, Oct 19, 1990 30 mins

Carl thinks there's no harm in pushing Eddie (Darius McCrary) to become a cop---and signing him up for the ride-along program. Lt. Murtagh: Barry Jenner. Carl: Reginald VelJohnson. Steve: Jaleel White.

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Episode 7

Dog Day Halloween

Fri, Oct 26, 1990 30 mins

On Halloween, a man (Mark Nassar) dressed as Abe Lincoln robs the bank, and hostage Steve fantasizes about overpowering him and rescuing Laura (Kellie Shanygne Williams). Marcy: Doris Hess. Rodney: Randy Josselyn.

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Episode 8

Cousin Urkel

Fri, Nov 2, 1990 30 mins

After Steve goes away for a few weeks, his cousin Myrtle (Jaleel White in a dual role) takes his place pestering the Winslows. Richie: Bryton McClure. Laura: Kellie Shanygne Williams.

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Episode 9

Dedicated to the One I Love

Fri, Nov 9, 1990 30 mins

Harriette points out the obvious when a seductive neighbor (Susan Beaubian) sets her sights on Carl; and Laura may soon regret steering Steve to a shy young girl. Susie: Caryn Ward. Carl: Reginald VelJohnson.

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Episode 10

The Science Project

Fri, Nov 16, 1990 30 mins

Everyone vies to be partners with budding scientist Steve (Jaleel White) on a class project. Mr. Nagy/Reuben: Joe Mays. Laura: Kellie Shanygne Williams. Mother Winslow: Rosetta LeNoire. Rachel: Telma Hopkins.

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Episode 11

Requiem for Urkel

Fri, Nov 23, 1990 30 mins

Steve charges like a raging bull to the boxing ring when a bully threatens to pummel any guy who asks Laura out. Larenz Tate. Greg: Aaron Lohr. Fletcher: Arnold Johnson. Coach Redding: David Hayward.

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Episode 12

Fast Eddie Winslow

Fri, Nov 30, 1990 30 mins

When Eddie finds himself in debt to a pool hustler (Tim Ryan), he turns to Steve, who cues him in on a plan to recoup his losses. Rodney: Randy Josselyn. Chuckie: Michael Rapposelli. Eddie: Darius McCrary.

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Episode 13

Have Yourself a Very Winslow Christmas

Fri, Dec 21, 1990 30 mins

Steve breaks a Christmas ornament and loses his holiday visiting privileges at the Winslows'. Mrs. Ferguson: Ellen Albertini Dow. Steve: Jaleel White. Laura: Kellie Shanygne Williams. Clerk: Gabriel Pelino.

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Episode 14

Ice Station Winslow

Fri, Jan 4, 1991 30 mins

A father-son ice-fishing outing leaves Eddie (Darius McCrary) cold; and at home, Judy dislikes the fuss made over Richie. Judy: Jaimee Foxworth. Carl: Reginald VelJohnson. Steve: Jaleel White. Rachel: Telma Hopkins.

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Episode 15

Son

Fri, Jan 11, 1991 30 mins

Harriette mediates a father-son feud when Carl gets tired of Eddie's attitude, and Eddie (Darius McCrary) plans to move out. Doctor: Lawrence Cook. Harriette: JoMarie Payton-France. Carl: Reginald VelJohnson.

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Episode 16

Do the Right Thing

Fri, Jan 18, 1991 30 mins

Carl finds a diamond bracelet; Urkel controls the academic fate of his romantic rival. Todd: Keith Cameron. Mrs. Peavy: Natalie Core. Sniplitsky: Chris Plummer. Carl: Reginald VelJohnson. Urkel: Jaleel White.

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Episode 17

High Hopes

Fri, Feb 1, 1991 30 mins

Carl's fear of heights gets him labeled a wimp at work, until Steve dreams up a sure-fire way to cure his phobia. Lt. Murtagh: Barry Jenner. Jimmy: Jim Doughan. Carl: Reginald VelJohnson. Steve: Jaleel White.

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Episode 18

Life of the Party

Fri, Feb 8, 1991 30 mins

Steve may be the life of Maxine's party, even before two wisecrackers (Larenz Tate, Shawn Harrison) spike his punch. Maxine: Cherie Johnson. Cop: Robert Balderson. Harvey: Danny Kaye Hamilton.

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Episode 19

Busted

Fri, Feb 15, 1991 30 mins

Steve (Jaleel White) is on a roll gambling to win Eddie money to fix the family car before Carl finds out. Pit Boss: Biff Yeager. Mom: Georgie Paul. Eddie: Darius McCrary. Carl: Reginald VelJohnson. Rachel: Telma Hopkins.

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Episode 20

Fight the Good Fight

Fri, Feb 22, 1991 30 mins

Laura encourages support for a black-history class, but her efforts fan the flames of racism at school. Shimata: Clyde Kusatsu. Mother Winslow: Rosetta LeNoire. Ms. Steuben: Susan Krebs. Maxine: Cherie Johnson.

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Episode 21

Taking Credit

Fri, Mar 15, 1991 30 mins

Rachel and the kids recall how Eddie took credit for a story written by Steve, and how Carl shared his glory with Lt. Murtagh (Barry Jenner). Rachel: Telma Hopkins. Eddie: Darius McCrary. Steve: Jaleel White. Carl: Reginald VelJohnson.

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Episode 22

Finding the Words

Fri, Mar 22, 1991 30 mins

A man (Paul Winfield) who claims to be Carl's long-lost friend visits the Winslow home, where he spins yarns and basks in family interaction. Carl: Reginald VelJohnson. Harriette: JoMarie Payton-France. Rachel: Telma Hopkins.

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Episode 23

Skip to My Lieu

Mon, Apr 1, 1991 30 mins

Lt. Murtagh (Barry Jenner) promises Carl a promotion if he'll arrange a date for him with Rachel. Waldo: Shawn Harrison. Carl: Reginald VelJohnson. Rachel: Telma Hopkins. Steve: Jaleel White. Eddie: Darius McCrary.

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Episode 24

The Good, the Bad and the Urkel

Thu, Apr 25, 1991 30 mins

Carl (Reginald VelJohnson) daydreams that he's Sheriff Winslow, squaring off in an Old West showdown with Two-Gun Urkel (Jaleel White). Farmer: Jack Harrell. Rachel: Telma Hopkins. Harriette: JoMarie Payton-France.

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Episode 25

I Should Have Done Something

Fri, Apr 26, 1991 30 mins

Carl is unable to shake the memory of a shooting incident he feels he could have prevented. Beah Richards. Carl: Reginald VelJohnson. Steve: Jaleel White. Harriette: JoMarie Payton-France. Eddie: Darius McCrary.

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