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Family Matters Episode Guide

Season 1, Episode 1 – Aired: 9/22/1989
The Mama Who Came to Dinner
Mother Winslow moves in and immediately begins to usurp Carl's authority. Eddie wants to go out with his friends, but he has a strict curfew that complicates things with Carl.

Season 1, Episode 2 – Aired: 9/29/1989
Two-Income Family
Technology takes away Harriette's job, leaving the family to pinch their pennies and Carl to fret about their debt.

Season 1, Episode 3 – Aired: 10/6/1989
Short Story
Rachel writes a short story with characters that seem all too familiar; Carl becomes obsessed with the family's out of proportion water bill.

Season 1, Episode 4 – Aired: 10/13/1989
Rachel's First Date
Carl and Harriette look forward to some quality time while Rachel's on a date with a man from church.

Season 1, Episode 5 – Aired: 10/20/1989
Straight A's
Eddie comes home with straight A's on his report card and the whole family is proud of him. Rodney comes over and tells him that he changed the grades on the report cards on the school computer. Eddie doesn't want to tell the truth because he fears that he will hurt Carl's feelings.

Season 1, Episode 6 – Aired: 11/3/1989
Basketball Blues
A visiting professional basketball player boosts Carl's hope to get Eddie enthused for a pro basketball career himself.

Season 1, Episode 7 – Aired: 11/10/1989
Body Damage
Rachel takes the classic car Carl plans to drive in the Columbus Day Parade without his permission.

Season 1, Episode 8 – Aired: 11/17/1989
Mr. Badwrench
Carl eschews the help of a professional plumber and takes on the task on installing a shower for Mother Winslow himself.

Season 1, Episode 9 – Aired: 11/24/1989
Stake-Out
Carl's sexy new partner, their overnight stake-out, and a key to a seedy hotel raise Harriette's suspicion.

Season 1, Episode 10 – Aired: 12/1/1989
False Arrest
The family's stunned when a favorite TV star is arrested after assaulting Carl.

Season 1, Episode 11 – Aired: 12/8/1989
The Quilt
Laura sells an heirloom quilt, upsetting Grandmother Winslow.

Season 1, Episode 12 – Aired: 12/15/1989
Laura's First Date
Laura's humiliated by the help Carl and Eddie give in trying to get her a date for an upcoming dance.

Season 1, Episode 13 – Aired: 1/5/1990
Man's Best Friend
An adorable puppy the kids find tests Carl's resolve to not allow a family pet.

Season 1, Episode 14 – Aired: 1/12/1990
Baker's Dozen
When Carl's lemon tarts become popular at a local eatery, he's reluctant to share the recipe and become "king of tarts".

Season 1, Episode 15 – Aired: 1/19/1990
The Big Reunion
Carl decides to lose weight before going to his high-school reunion.

Season 1, Episode 16 – Aired: 2/2/1990
The Party
When the adults go away, leaving Eddie in charge for the weekend, he quickly violates their "no guests" rule.

Season 1, Episode 17 – Aired: 2/9/1990
The Big Fix
After offering him any reward for his algebra tutoring, Eddie promises Urkel he'll get Laura to go on a date. Meanwhile, Carl's stymied in his attempts to fix a chair.

Season 1, Episode 18 – Aired: 2/16/1990
Sitting Pretty
Laura decides to start babysitting, but when all the other babysitters cancel due to a concert, she's forced to take desperate measures to keep them supervised.

Season 1, Episode 19 – Aired: 3/16/1990
In a Jam
Eddie feels he should help Steve deal with a bully, though the bully could whoop him as well.

Season 1, Episode 20 – Aired: 3/23/1990
The Candidate
Eddie decides to take the superficial route in his candidacy to become class president.

Season 1, Episode 21 – Aired: 4/17/1990
Bowl Me Over
Carl finds living up to his philosophy of good sportsmanship put to the test when Harriette beats him bowling.

Season 1, Episode 22 – Aired: 4/30/1990
Rock Video
When Eddie's big ego threatens to disband his group during the making of a rock video for a contest, the rest of the Winslows offer some ideas.

Season 2, Episode 1 – Aired: 9/21/1990
Rachel's Place
Feeling like a freeloader, Rachel decides to look for a career beyond writing and opens up a diner after Steve accidentally burns down Leroy's.

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Season 2, Episode 2 – Aired:
9/21/1990
Torn Between Two Lovers
Steve's thrilled when he thinks Rachel—who's actually dating a loan officer—has a crush on him.

Season 2, Episode 3 – Aired: 9/28/1990
Marriage 101
For a class project, Laura is "married" to Steve for a week. Meanwhile, Harriette complains that Carl and she haven't had a romantic date in a long time.

Season 2, Episode 4 – Aired: 10/5/1990
Flashpants
A braggart with a badge transfers to Carl's divisions just in time for the precinct's annual dance contest, which Carl and Harriette aim to win by dancing circles around their fierce rival.

Season 2, Episode 5 – Aired: 10/12/1990
The Crash Course
Urkel agrees to take the blame when Eddie damages the family station wagon while trying to impress his girlfriend.

Season 2, Episode 6 – Aired: 10/19/1990
Boxcar Blues
Carl gets trapped inside a railroad boxcar with Steve and a cargo of cattle.

Season 2, Episode 7 – Aired: 10/26/1990
Dog Day Halloween
Steve and Laura are held hostage during a Halloween bank robbery.

Season 2, Episode 8 – Aired: 11/2/1990
Cousin Urkel
Steve's cousin from Biloxi sets out to sweep Eddie off his feet.

Season 2, Episode 9 – Aired: 11/9/1990
Dedicated to the One I Love
A sultry new neighbor is interested in Carl. Laura's surprised to find herself jealous when Steve lavishes attention to a girl she herself pointed him towards.

Season 2, Episode 10 – Aired: 11/16/1990
The Science Project
Steve suddenly finds himself popular when people are looking for science lab partners.

Season 2, Episode 11 – Aired: 11/23/1990
Requiem for an Urkel
Faced with a bully who won't allow anyone to ask Laura for a date, Steve takes up boxing.

Season 2, Episode 12 – Aired: 11/30/1990
Fast Eddie Winslow
Eddie is cornered by a tough pool hustler. Meanwhile, Judy's on the verge of getting a D, in English.

Season 2, Episode 13 – Aired: 12/21/1990
Have Yourself a Very Winslow Christmas
Alone and fending for himself during the holidays, Steve shatters Laura's old fashioned Christmas ornament along with holiday visiting privileges at the Winslows'. Meanwhile, Carl does battle with other shoppers as he searches for a scarce teddy bear for Richie.

Season 2, Episode 14 – Aired: 1/4/1991
Ice Station Winslow
When Carl, Eddie and Steve go ice fishing at Lake Wannamuck, Carl has a potentially critical accident. Meanwhile, Judy's agitated by the attention Richie receives.

Season 2, Episode 15 – Aired: 1/11/1991
Son
After an escalating spat with his father, grounded Eddie escapes from the house to keep a date, and Harriette must mediate a father-son feud when Carl gets tired of Eddie's attitude and Eddie threatens to move out.

Season 2, Episode 16 – Aired: 1/18/1991
Do the Right Thing
Carl finds a diamond bracelet and wrestles with doing the right thing, as does Steve, who holds in his hands the academic fate of his romantic rival, Todd, who needs Steve's tutoring skills.

Season 2, Episode 17 – Aired: 2/1/1991
High Hopes
In a hot-air balloon, Carl tries to overcome his fear of heights. Harriette and Rachel clash over a car won in a contest.

Season 2, Episode 18 – Aired: 2/8/1991
Life of the Party
At a rooftop party, some kids spike Steve's punch, and Rachel must talk him down from the ledge.

Season 2, Episode 19 – Aired: 2/15/1991
Busted
When Eddie cracks up the family car, Steve suggests raising repair money at an illegal gambling hangout.

Season 2, Episode 20 – Aired: 2/22/1991
Fight the Good Fight

Season 2, Episode 21 – Aired: 3/15/1991
Taking Credit
Richie refuses to give Judy credit for a cake they both made, so Rachel tells them how Eddie took credit for a story written by Steve, and how Carl shared his glory with Lt. Murtagh.

Season 2, Episode 22 – Aired: 3/22/1991
Finding the Words
A charming, mysterious figure, claiming to be a family friend from the past, comes to visit - and turns out to be Harriette and Rachel's long-lost father.

Season 2, Episode 23 – Aired: 4/1/1991
Skip to My Lieu
Carl senses a promotion if he can help Lt. Murtagh get a date with Rachel.

Season 2, Episode 24 – Aired: 4/25/1991
The Good the Bad and the Urkel
In a dream, Carl and Steve duel over a compost heap as Old West characters Carl and Two-Gun Urkel—the most annoying gunslinger in the West.

Season 2, Episode 25 – Aired: 4/26/1991
I Should Have Done Something
Steve schemes to take the reluctant Laura to a hot-ticket concert; Carl takes out his frustrations on the family, unable to shake the memory of a shooting he feels he could have prevented in the aftermath of a hostage case.

Season 3, Episode 1 – Aired: 9/20/1991
Boom!
Urkel rescues an orangutan from laboratory experiments. Carl steps on a treadmill booby trapped with a bomb.

Season 3, Episode 2 – Aired: 9/27/1991
Brain over Brawn
Urkel hopes to finally get Laura to fall for him by participating in, and hopefully winning, a rope-climbing contest.

Season 3, Episode 3 – Aired: 10/4/1991
The Show Must Go On
In the school play, Romeo Steve looks forward to kissing Juliet Laura when the original Romeo lands in the hospital with appendicitis.

Season 3, Episode 4 – Aired: 10/11/1991
Words Hurt
Hypnotherapy is used to discover why Urkel's been sleepwalking to the Winslows just to be unusually antagonistic towards Carl.

Season 3, Episode 5 – Aired: 10/18/1991
Daddy's Little Girl
Laura's behavior suddenly changes when she meets Carl's younger new partner, and surf's up for Steve.

Season 3, Episode 6 – Aired: 10/25/1991
Citizens' Court
When Carl steps on his beetle and refuses to pay for it, Steve drags him onto Citizen's Court to seek restitution.

Season 3, Episode 7 – Aired: 11/1/1991
Robo-Nerd
Steve creates the Urkelbot, a mechanical Urkel that is all too much like its creator.

Season 3, Episode 8 – Aired: 11/8/1991
Making the Team
When Laura gets snubbed by fellow cheerleaders, she seeks advice from Urkel, who tries out for the basketball team and ends up as equipment manager.

Season 3, Episode 9 – Aired: 11/15/1991
Born to be Mild
A street gang causes trouble for the Winslows, and things become personal when they vandalize Rachel's Place and attack Eddie. Carl wants to take matters into his own hands, but Urkel decides to infiltrate the gang to trick them into confessing.

Season 3, Episode 10 – Aired: 11/22/1991
The Love God
Steve throws a monkey wrench in Eddie's plan for romance. Carl's latest assignment forces him into womens clothing.

Season 3, Episode 11 – Aired: 11/29/1991
Old and Alone
Laura may be sorry for banishing Urkel from her life—in her dreams, she's a 90-year-old spinster whose only visitor is a now-married Urkel.

Season 3, Episode 12 – Aired: 12/6/1991
A Pair of Ladies
Rachel reluctantly hires a loudmouthed, pushy Harriette to help at the restaurant; and Urkel bets the ranch on Carl's cutthroat poker game at home with the guys.

Season 3, Episode 13 – Aired: 12/20/1991
Choir Trouble
Steve joins the Winslows at church with faith that he'll get into the choir, but he's kicked out by new choir director Rachel, whose position has gone to her head.

Season 3, Episode 14 – Aired: 1/10/1992
A Test of Friendship
Urkel faces the music after agreeing to provide Eddie with answers during their chemistry exam; the Winslows are robbed while Carl naps on the couch.

Season 3, Episode 15 – Aired: 1/17/1992
Jailhouse Blues
Visiting cousin Clarence is a slick dude ready for some action in the Winslow 'hood and a bad influence on a vulnerable Eddie, who winds up being arrested together with Steve.

Season 3, Episode 16 – Aired: 1/31/1992
Brown Bombshell
Mother Winslow regales Eddie's classmates with tales of her late fighter-pilot husband and of World War II's Tuskegee Airmen. Urkel's prison pen-pel shows up, not aware the picture he provided her is of Carl.

Season 3, Episode 17 – Aired: 2/7/1992
Food, Lies and Videotape
Urkel enrolls in a home economics class with Laura, thinking it'll be a piece of cake, but he soon learns he's less than an A-student. Richie breaks Carl's new video camera.

Season 3, Episode 18 – Aired: 2/14/1992
My Broken-Hearted Valentine
Steve is jealous that Laura is spending Valentine's Day with Daniel, unaware Daniel's putting heavy pressure on her for sex.

Season 3, Episode 19 – Aired: 2/21/1992
Woman of the People
When squeaky-clean Laura enters the race for student-council president, snooty rival Cassie Lynn vows to gather dirt on her. Meanwhile, neighbors elect Harriette Neighborhood Watch leader, and Carl is down in the dumps about it.

Season 3, Episode 20 – Aired: 2/28/1992
Love and Kisses
Hoping to win Laura, Urkel strikes a deal with R&B singer Johnny Gill: his treasured baseball card in exchange for serenading her; Carl and Harriette discover that their honeymoon love nest is of the outdoor type.

Season 3, Episode 21 – Aired: 3/13/1992
Stop, in the Name of Love
Laura's encouraging words cast a love spell on Waldo; Carl and Lt. Murtagh trade insults in a food fight over Mother Winslow's bad driving.

Season 3, Episode 22 – Aired: 4/3/1992
The Urkel Who Came to Dinner
Urkel's stay at the Winslows brings chaos when he swallows a fish that Carl was "fish-sitting", urges Richie to fight a preschool bully, and drives away Laura's study mate, Mark (if that's his real name).

Season 3, Episode 23 – Aired: 4/24/1992
Robo Nerd 2
It's hasta la vista to the criminal element and "hello, Urkelbot" after Urkel revives his robot for law-enforcement use in solving a rash of convenience store robberies on Carl's beat; meanwhile new shampoo changes the women.

Season 3, Episode 24 – Aired: 5/1/1992
Dudes
Laura sees red when Urkel, Eddie and Waldo appear on Dudes, a TV dating show that Laura claims is sexist; Carl's birthday gets little attention from his family.

Season 3, Episode 25 – Aired: 5/8/1992
Farewell, My Laura
Urkel plays bumbling, hard-boiled gumshoe Johnny Danger in a 1940s film noir spoof with Laura as a sultry client who needs protection for her aunt Rachel, a singer and supper-club owner marked for murder.

Season 4, Episode 1 – Aired: 9/18/1992
Surely You Joust
Urkel and Carl appear on American Gladiators to try and settle their differences.

Season 4, Episode 2 – Aired: 9/25/1992
Hot Wheels
Carls hopes working together on a hot rod will strengthen his relationship with Eddie. Urkel's new glue leaves he and Laura stuck together.

Season 4, Episode 3 – Aired: 10/2/1992
Dance to the Music
Urkel looks beyond his feelings for Laura when he tries to arrange for a popular athlete to take her to Homecoming dance; Carl meets Harriette's new piano teacher.

Season 4, Episode 4 – Aired: 10/9/1992
Driving Carl Crazy
Carl hopes to practice stress management by keeping his cool, but he nearly blows a gasket teaching Urkel to drive.

Season 4, Episode 5 – Aired: 10/16/1992
Rumor Has It
As rumors begin to fly that Ted has "scored" with Laura, Urkel must warn her that the guy she's dating means to boost his rep by ruining hers.

Season 4, Episode 6 – Aired: 10/23/1992
Number One with a Bullet
Urkel pesters Carl when they share a hospital room, but Carl soon finds himself happy Urkel is nearby.

Season 4, Episode 7 – Aired: 10/30/1992
Whose Kid Is it Anyway?
Richie is upset when Eddie's hot Halloween date conflicts with his promise to take his little cousin trick or treating.

Season 4, Episode 8 – Aired: 11/6/1992
An Officer and a Waldo
Eddie's insult sends Waldo off to join the Army; Harriette and Carl attempt to catch a shady repairman.


Season 4, Episode 9 – Aired:
11/13/1992
Just One Date
Urkel resorts to despearate measures to win a date with Laura—camping out on the Winslows' roof, even though a big blizzard is fast approaching Chicago. Meanwhile, Richie meets the Winlows' new next door neighbor, Gwendolyn.

Season 4, Episode 10 – Aired: 11/20/1992
The Oddest Couple
Eddie's sloppy habits and Steve's scientific experiments don't make for domestic bliss when the two become roommates.

Season 4, Episode 11 – Aired: 11/27/1992
It's a Mad, Mad, Madhouse
Eddie tries to cover for his poor record in school by claiming he has family problems at home - so his teacher arrives to evaluate his dysfunctional family environment.

Season 4, Episode 12 – Aired: 12/11/1992
It's Beginning to Look a Lot like Urkel
Laura's guardian angel shows Laura what it's like to be Urkel.

Season 4, Episode 13 – Aired: 1/8/1993
Muskrat Love
Eddie breaks a date with a smart and witty girl his friends disapprove of, while Laura regrets encouraging Maxine to date Ted; Carl gives Harriette fitness gear.

Season 4, Episode 14 – Aired: 1/22/1993
The Way the Ball Bounces
Eddie dreams of fame and fortune when a college comes courting with an athletic scholarship. Meanwhile, Laura deprives herself of sleep in order to study for the SATs.

Season 4, Episode 15 – Aired: 1/29/1993
A Thought in the Dark
Laura and Ted momentarily derail Urkel's efforts to win Laura by fixing him up with Ted's brainy cousin, Myra, for a double date to a concert. Meanwhile, Harriette and Carl discuss helping out their kids.

Season 4, Episode 16 – Aired: 2/5/1993
Tender Kisses
Eddie gets more than he bargained for when he and his pals sneak into R&B singer Tracie Spencer's hotel room in search of tickets to her concert; and Carl is in for a big surprise when he discovers Harriette's diary.

Season 4, Episode 17 – Aired: 2/12/1993
Heart Strings
Laura becomes Steve's valentine; Steve arranges a date for Richie with Gwendolyn.

Season 4, Episode 18 – Aired: 2/19/1993
Higher Anxiety
After they take a heartbroken Eddie to a party, he, Urkel, and Waldo get trapped on a crumbling fire escape. Carl's none-too-pleased with his mother's engagament to Fletcher.

Season 4, Episode 19 – Aired: 2/26/1993
Mama's Wedding
Eddie's blunder turns what was supposed to be a small, family celebration for Mother Winslow's wedding into a much wilder affair.

Season 4, Episode 20 – Aired: 3/19/1993
Pulling Teeth
A stubborn baby tooth irritates Richie; Waldo dates a friend of Laura's.

Season 4, Episode 21 – Aired: 3/26/1993
Walk on the Wild Side
Laura get a fake ID and heads to a strip club, unaware her mother, grandmother, and aunt are planning to go there as well.

Season 4, Episode 22 – Aired: 4/30/1993
Hot Stuff
Myra enlists Laura's help in snaring "hot stuff" Urkel; and Eddie asks Carl a lot of questions after buying a hot car stereo.

Season 4, Episode 23 – Aired: 5/7/1993
Stormy Weather
Urkel's nerdiness gets under the skin of Laura's arrogant prom date, who's itching to order Laura to write off Urkel as a friend.

Season 4, Episode 24 – Aired: 5/14/1993
Buds 'n' Buns
As a part-timer at the Mighty Weenie fast food joint, Carl doesn't relish answering to the top dog—Eddie; Laura urges Urkel to commit to Myra.

Season 5, Episode 1 – Aired: 9/24/1993
Hell Toupee
Carl shops for a toupée, hoping to turn Harriette's head. Meanwhile, lovestruck Myra accuses Laura of trying to take Urkel away from her and the two get into a food fight.

Season 5, Episode 2 – Aired: 10/1/1993
It Didn't Happen One Night
Laura oversleeps and misses her bus to Cincinnati for a cheerleading competition, and Steve offers to take her in his Isetta. Laura is not pleasant company, and Steve confronts her about it. Meanwhile, Carl unsuccessfully tries to fix the kitchen window after Steve jumps through it.

Season 5, Episode 3 – Aired: 10/8/1993
Saved by the Urkel
The Winslows find themselves—unbelievably—indebted to Urkel. After he saves Carl's life with CPR the family showers him with gratitude and feels obligated to put up with his irritating habits.

Season 5, Episode 4 – Aired: 10/15/1993
A Matter of Principle
Laura and Eddie's romantic tips have obsessive Myra entangled in a web of errors with Urkel when she invades Steve's school; Carl's sage advice leads Harriette to a confrontation with her boss—and a possible layoff.

Season 5, Episode 5 – Aired: 10/22/1993
Money Out the Window
A thug named Bones pays Eddie a visit after Waldo and Weasel enlist Eddie in their football-betting venture. Laura takes an extra job to raise money to get her own car.

Season 5, Episode 6 – Aired: 10/29/1993
Best Friends
Laura's less than thrilled when her mom tries to be buddies with her friends. Eddie fears he may have to fire Waldo from his job at Mighty Weenie.

Season 5, Episode 7 – Aired: 11/5/1993
Grandmama
The NBA's Larry Johnson plays Grandmama (his TV-ad alter ego), who becomes Urkel's new partner in a city basketball competition after Eddie dumps Urkel for star player Kenny.

Season 5, Episode 8 – Aired: 11/12/1993
Dr. Urkel and Mr. Cool
A space-age potion turns Urkel into Stefan Urquelle—suave, smooth-talking life of the party—but Laura finds she soon misses the old Urkel.

Season 5, Episode 9 – Aired: 11/19/1993
Car Wars
Laura believes that by donning a moustache and men's clothing she'll be better prepared to haggle with a sexist used-car dealer; Steve is close to ruining Eddie's love life.

Season 5, Episode 10 – Aired: 11/26/1993
All the Wrong Moves
At the drive-in movie, Laura's new boyfriend has trouble getting the message that no really means no; and at home, Carl just doesn't get it when his insults drive Harriette to retaliate.

Season 5, Episode 11 – Aired: 12/10/1993
Christmas is Where the Heart Is
Urkel and Carl are stranded on a stalled subway with a car full of grouchy shoppers. Urkel teaches everyone, including Carl, that Christmas is a state of the heart, and can be celebrated anywhere and with anyone.

Season 5, Episode 12 – Aired: 12/17/1993
Scenes from a Mall
Urkel tells Myra that he needs some space and ends up breaking her heart, while Maxine is ready to break Waldo's neck for acting like a jealous fool.

Season 5, Episode 13 – Aired: 1/7/1994
Rock Enroll
Shanice singing a song he wrote again has Eddie dreaming of fame over an education. Laura works behind the scenes to gather people for Urkel's birthday.

Season 5, Episode 14 – Aired: 1/14/1994
Like a Virgin
Eddie becomes the laughingstock of the boys' locker room after Urkel spills the beans that Eddie is still a virgin.

Season 5, Episode 15 – Aired: 1/21/1994
Good Cop, Bad Cop
Carl doubts Eddie's claim of getting a ticket "because he was a black in a white person's neighborhood"... until a fellow cop spills the beans. Meanwhile, Urkel tells Richie that he has nothing to fear when going to the dentist, and then has to back up his claim when he has cavities.

Season 5, Episode 16 – Aired: 2/4/1994
Presumed Urkel
When accident-prone Steve is blamed for a chemistry lab explosion, Laura represents him at a school trial.

Season 5, Episode 17 – Aired: 2/11/1994
Father of the Bride
Paying Laura to go bowl with Urkel leads to Carl's nightmare that the two of them married, and now have four children cut from Urkel's cloth.

Season 5, Episode 18 – Aired: 2/18/1994
Psycho Twins
Urkel's "snooze juice" incapacitates the original opponents of the WWF's Bushwhackers, and it's up to he and Carl to get in the ring and put on a show.

Season 5, Episode 19 – Aired: 3/4/1994
That's What Friends Are For
Waldo's reluctant to congratulate Eddie's college acceptance, fearing it spells the end of their friendship. Carl's frightened to take the lientenant's exam, so Urkel does all he can to get Carl to get over his fear of failure.

Season 5, Episode 20 – Aired: 3/18/1994
Opposites Attract
Urkel develops hiccups after being robbed.

Season 5, Episode 21 – Aired: 4/1/1994
A-Camping We Will Go
Urkel tags along on Carl's camping trip in Minnesota, and an irritated Carl stubbornly refuses to listen to know-it-all Urkel's words of warning about bears and geysers.

Season 5, Episode 22 – Aired: 4/29/1994
Nunsense
Urkel fears that his rejection has sent Myra to join a nunnery, so he enlists Eddie and Waldo to dress in habits and join him in a search for her at the convent.

Season 5, Episode 23 – Aired: 5/6/1994
Aunt Oona
Urkel gets a visit from his accident-prone Aunt Oona, a shy, dowdy woman who get a confidence-building makeover from Harriette and then takes her new-found confidence to a karaoke bar, where chaos erupts when she holds a singing contest.

Season 5, Episode 24 – Aired: 5/20/1994
Stefan Returns
Laura begs Steve to use his transfomation chamber and become Stefan Urquelle once again.

Season 6, Episode 1 – Aired: 9/23/1994
To Be or Not to Be (1)
Carl falls accidental victim to Myra's ploy to get Stefan back to being the man she loves, Steve.

Season 6, Episode 2 – Aired: 9/30/1994
To Be or Not to Be (2)
After a vengeful Myra tampers with Urkel's transformation chamber, Carl steps into it and steps out as an Urkel-like nerd.

Season 6, Episode 3 – Aired: 10/7/1994
Till Death Do Us Apartment
College man Eddie moves into an apartment with Waldo and promptly plans a hot night with two female guests which inflames Waldo's steady, Maxine.

Season 6, Episode 4 – Aired: 10/14/1994
The Looney Bin
Hard times bring distress for the unemployed Harriette and for a homeless and eccentric janitor, who gets trapped in the school bomb shelter with Good Samaritans Urkel and Carl.

Season 6, Episode 5 – Aired: 10/21/1994
Beta Chi Guy
His friendship with Urkel damages Eddie's reputation with a group of ultra cool fraternity brothers.

Season 6, Episode 6 – Aired: 10/28/1994
Dark and Stormy Night
On a dark and stormy Halloween night the Winslows play Pass the Ghost Story, in which Carl and Harriette are 19th century vampires licking their chops over the wayfaring Sir Steven.

Season 6, Episode 7 – Aired: 11/4/1994
Par For the Course
Duffer Carl is reluctant to stand up to his cheating boss during a round of golf, but Harriette isn't reluctant to go looking for Laura when she misses her curfew.

Season 6, Episode 8 – Aired: 11/11/1994
Sink or Swim
Urkel needs Carl's help to pass swimming test needed for graduation. Meanwhile, Richie gets Rachel into hot water with Harriette when he accidentally tears a new dress.

Season 6, Episode 9 – Aired: 11/18/1994
Paradise Bluff
Myra delivers Urkel an ultimatum while they're at Paradise Bluff. Meanwhile, Harriette determines Carl needs to use a little more spice.

Season 6, Episode 10 – Aired: 11/25/1994
Flying Blind
When a pilot deplanes while en route to Detroit, it's up to Urkel and Carl to play hero and get the plane safely on the ground.

Season 6, Episode 11 – Aired: 12/16/1994
Miracle on Elm Street
Christmas brings out the best in Richie, who invites a homeless person to share in the holiday with the family.

Season 6, Episode 12 – Aired: 1/6/1995
Midterm Crisis
Capt. Savage isn't pleased when Carl tells him what he discovered about his girlfriend; and Eddie and Urkel cook up a lie about Waldo's midterm baking project, which they devoured.

Season 6, Episode 13 – Aired: 1/20/1995
An Unlikely Match
Urkel learns the ringleader of a group who taunts him has leukemia. Meanwhile, Carl's common sense is outweighed by his excitement over what he perceives to be a great deal at a police auction.

Season 6, Episode 14 – Aired: 2/3/1995
The Substitute Son
The transformation machine turns Urkel into a karate master who defends Laura's honor at a rough longshoreman's bar; Waldo becomes Carl's substitute son when Eddie starts taking his father for granted.

Season 6, Episode 15 – Aired: 2/10/1995
The Gun
Laura is robbed by female gang members and considers purchasing a gun to ward off future trouble.

Season 6, Episode 16 – Aired: 2/17/1995
Wedding Bell Blues
Urkel and Carl try to stop Mr. Looney from committing suicide when he is jilted on his wedding day; meanwhile at home, Laura fumes when her parents are more protective of her than of Eddie.

Season 6, Episode 17 – Aired: 2/24/1995
Ain't Nothing but an Urkel
Another transformation-chamber mishap turns Urkel into a gyrating Elvis with a hunka hunka lot of explaining to do during a meeting with an MIT recruiter.

Season 6, Episode 18 – Aired: 3/3/1995
My Uncle, the Hero
Suspicions mount for Myra as Urkel and Laura put their heads together to plan a surprise birthday party for her. Meanwhile across town, Richie hopes to impress his classmates on a field trip to Carl's office at the police station.

Season 6, Episode 19 – Aired: 3/17/1995
My Bodyguard
After Urkel does what he couldn't—stop a burglar—Carl has to protect him until the trial. Meanwhile, the boss' daughter comes on to Eddie.

Season 6, Episode 20 – Aired: 3/24/1995
Cheers Looking at You, Kid
Carl and Henriette send Laura off unchaperoned to cheerleading championships in Omaha, where Laura's handsome partner, Gary, looks a lot like trouble in Urkel's spying eyes.

Season 6, Episode 21 – Aired: 3/31/1995
What's Up Doc?
After six years of Urkel-agony, the Winslows finally admit themselves into therapy where we look into the history of the chaotic effects that Steve has had on the Winslows.

Season 6, Episode 22 – Aired: 4/28/1995
We're Going to Disney World (1)
Urkel's transformation chamber gets him into a science fair's final at Walt Disney World, and he gets the Winslows to come join him.

Season 6, Episode 23 – Aired: 5/5/1995
We're Going to Disney World (2)
Myra makes a beeline for Walt Disney World, suspecting something is amiss with her "Steviekins". And it's no Mickey Mouse worry: as Stefan, he's proposed marriage to Laura.

Season 6, Episode 24 – Aired: 5/12/1995
They Shoot Urkels, Don't They?
Carl seeks to outlast Urkel at a dance marathon held to benefit Grandma and Fletcher's senior home.

Season 6, Episode 25 – Aired: 5/19/1995
Home Sweet Home
When his parents move to Russia, Steve moves in with Eddie and Waldo, but his super termites eat them out of house and home, literally.

Season 7, Episode 1 – Aired: 9/22/1995
Little Big Guy
Mischief-maker Urkel and his troublesome transformation chamber move in with the Winslows and he wreaks household havoc by shrinking both himself and Carl in an experiment gone awry.

Season 7, Episode 2 – Aired: 9/29/1995
The Naked and the Nerdy
While they both get ready to take a shower, Steve and Laura accidentally see each other naked in the bathroom—a traumatic experience for both of them. Meanwhile, Carl's neighbor asks him to hold onto an expensive diamond bracelet because Larry's wife is a snoop, but Harriette finding it complicates matters.

Season 7, Episode 3 – Aired: 10/13/1995
Bugged
Steve's guilt-stricken over fantasizing about a gorgeous bug collector he met on the Internet. Meanwhile, Harriette regrets making Carl have her boss over for poker night.

Season 7, Episode 4 – Aired: 10/20/1995
Teacher's Pet
When Steve becomes subtitute teacher, he transforms to Stefan to get some respect and revenge. Meanwhile, Harriette berates Carl for not helping with the housework, so he hires a sexy maid, much to her consternation.

Season 7, Episode 5 – Aired: 10/27/1995
Walking My Baby Back Home
With Greta forbidden from seeing Eddie, he convinces Steve to pretend to take her on dates so he can see her on the sly. Meanwhile, Mother Winslow gets audited for the IRS.

Season 7, Episode 6 – Aired: 11/3/1995
She's Back
Urkel's cousin Myrtle returns to compete with Greta for Eddie's affections.

Season 7, Episode 7 – Aired: 11/10/1995
Hot Rods to Heck
Urkel soups up his Isetta in effort to gain Laura's attention. Meanwhile, Eddie and his friends' noise has Carl upset.

Season 7, Episode 8 – Aired: 11/17/1995
Talk's Cheap
Waldo convinces Steve, Myra, and Laura to appear on a talk show to discuss unfulfilling romances. Everyone is surprised when Myrtle comes on and talks about her unrequited love for Eddie. Meanwhile, Harriette tries to inspire passion in a reluctant Carl.

Season 7, Episode 9 – Aired: 11/24/1995
Struck By Lightning
Laura and Myra's friendship turns stormy as they compete for the same sales job at Ferguson's; a rainstorm renders Urkel a "human lightning rod" and he refuses to go outside after being struck by lightning three times.

Season 7, Episode 10 – Aired: 12/8/1995
Best Years of Our Lives
Steve is put in charge of building the school's homecoming parade float—then promptly crashes it. Meanwhile, Mother Winslow sustains a series of minor injuries in her strenuous hobbies, including karate and square dancing, making Carl worry she's pushing herself too hard.

Season 7, Episode 11 – Aired: 12/15/1995
Fa La La La Laagghh!
Carl's bah-humbug attitude toward Urkel's rooftop Christmas decorations changes once he learns that winning a decorating contest could bring the Winslows a sackful of holiday cheer. Meanwhile, Harriette is saddened because Laura and Eddie seem to be too busy to participate in family Christmas activities.

Season 7, Episode 12 – Aired: 1/5/1996
Friendship Cycles
Carl becomes enamored with his new car. He also backpedals on his refusal to teach Urkel to ride a bike when it seems that the clumsy kid might wreck his new car. Laura brushes off Maxine's wish to become a hairdresser as foolhardy.

Season 7, Episode 13 – Aired: 1/12/1996
South of the Border
Carl, Urkel, and Eddie head to Porto Santo to free the arrested Waldo. Meanwhile, Laura is reluctant to go on a date with a boy she has never met, but her mother recommends.

Season 7, Episode 14 – Aired: 1/26/1996
Life in the Fast Lane
Handyman chores leave Urkel hyped up and hammered out after he inadvertently downs Laura's diet pills, which she's using for a quick trim down.

Season 7, Episode 15 – Aired: 2/2/1996
Random Acts of Science
Teamwork and the transformation chamber give Carl and Urkel an advantage in fighting off gang members looking to ransack the police warehouse. Meanwhile, Harriette's upset when Laura gets a nose ring without telling her.

Season 7, Episode 16 – Aired: 2/9/1996
Tips For a Better Life
Eddie learns his drinking is alienating both his family and his friends. Meanwhile, Steve looks to earn money by playing jazz as his alter ego, Stefan.

Season 7, Episode 17 – Aired: 2/16/1996
Swine Lake
Eddie takes ballet to improve his basketball skills, but gets a surprise partner to perform Swan Lake with. Meanwhile, Harriette has trouble coming to grips with getting older.

Season 7, Episode 18 – Aired: 2/23/1996
My Big Brother
Urkel joins Big Brothers, and learns his street-wise little brother is illiterate. Meanwhile, Carl finds a secret savings account passbook belonging to Harriette.

Season 7, Episode 19 – Aired: 3/8/1996
Eau de love
Urkel's powerful love potion prompts a sudden devotion from Laura; airline nightmares plague Carl and Harriette on their way to Nassau for a second honeymoon.

Season 7, Episode 20 – Aired: 3/15/1996
Twinkle Toes Faldo
Waldo takes tap dancing lessons to improve his agility, and hopefully his basketball game, too. Elsewhere, getting accepted to Harvard means the world to Laura, until she learns her parents can't pay the tuition.

Season 7, Episode 21 – Aired: 3/29/1996
Scammed
Eddie and Waldo fall victim to a scam when they saunter into a bar expecting to meet members of the Chicago Bulls; Urkel's super glue provides Laura with a super-facial.

Season 7, Episode 22 – Aired: 4/26/1996
Dream Date
Laura and Urkel's prom dates both cancel at the last minute, leaving them to go with each other.

Season 7, Episode 23 – Aired: 5/10/1996
A Ham is Born
Carl gets a job acting in a movie, but feels guilty about kissing another woman. Steve helps Richie with his science project.

Season 7, Episode 24 – Aired: 5/17/1996
Send in the Clone
Urkel discovers he's able to isolate and then duplicate complex molecules. In other words, he can "clone stuff" - which means double trouble for the Winslows.

Season 8, Episode 1 – Aired: 9/20/1996
Paris Vacation (1)
Steve creates the UrkPad which allows he, the Winslows, and Stefan to travel to Paris. All goes well when Stefan learns he likes being a model and can actually speak French. Eddie, unfortunately, has to work during vacation for causing an accident at a restuarant. And Steve makes a new friend in Nicole. Or does he?

Season 8, Episode 2 – Aired: 9/20/1996
Paris Vacation (2)
Urkel finds himself in danger when the truth is learned about Nicole's intentions.

Season 8, Episode 3 – Aired: 9/27/1996
Paris Vacation (3)
Carl leads a rescue mission to free Steve from his kidnappers.

Season 8, Episode 4 – Aired: 10/4/1996
Movin' On
Urkel finds acceptance with new pals at college, but Laura's the one whose company he really wants.

Season 8, Episode 5 – Aired: 10/11/1996
3J in the House
The Winslows discover how much they care for 3J when he disappears from his group home; Laura crushes on someone apart from Stefan.

Season 8, Episode 6 – Aired: 10/18/1996
Getting Buff
Eddie's stunned when Greta takes a job modeling in the nude.

Season 8, Episode 7 – Aired: 10/25/1996
Stevil
Ventriloquist Steve's look-alike dummy comes alive on Halloween.

Season 8, Episode 8 – Aired: 11/1/1996
Karate Kids
As a playground supervisor, Steve has a tough time controlling the bullies.

Season 8, Episode 9 – Aired: 11/8/1996
Home Again
A New Edition concert puts some spark back into Laura and Stefan's long-distance relationship. Richie and 3J feel guilty when Harriette and Carl have to stay home from the concert and watch them.

Season 8, Episode 10 – Aired: 11/15/1996
Nightmare at Urkel Oaks
Eddie dreams that he is getting married to Myrtle Urkel on her Southern plantation.

Season 8, Episode 11 – Aired: 11/22/1996
Chick-a-Boom
Steve invents some musically-activated gunpowder, which Myra mistakes for pepper when she uses it to prepare a big dinner for Carl's commissioner.

Season 8, Episode 12 – Aired: 12/6/1996
The Jury
Steve and Carl are called in on jury duty, and Steve finds himself the only person who believes the accused is innocent. Meanwhile, 3J helps around the house, much to everyone's chagrin, in the hopes Harriette and Carl do not send him back to the group home.

Season 8, Episode 13 – Aired: 12/13/1996
It Came upon a Midnight Clear
Laura finally gives Curtis the old heave-ho now that Stefan is back to stay. Meanwhile, Carl and Steve get lost in the woods looking for a Christmas tree.

Season 8, Episode 14 – Aired: 1/3/1997
Revenge of the Nerd
Laura plans to join a sorority and learns Steve is their favorite target.

Season 8, Episode 15 – Aired: 1/17/1997
Love Triangle
Laura and Maxine's friendship is tested when they both like the same guy. Meanwhile, Carl thinks Mother Winslow is too old to watch Richie and 3J.

Season 8, Episode 16 – Aired: 1/31/1997
Father Time
Urkel invents a time machine, and he and Carl travel back to the 70s, where Carl takes advantage and changes the future to become a billionaire.

Season 8, Episode 17 – Aired: 2/7/1997
Beauty and the Beast
Harriette finds contestants for the Miss Downtown Chicago Pageant, which Carl will be hosting with Emmanuel Lewis.

Season 8, Episode 18 – Aired: 2/14/1997
Le Jour d'amour
A Valentine's Day special features Urkel narrating romance tales featuring show characters.

Season 8, Episode 19 – Aired: 2/28/1997
What Do You Know?
Eddie quickly regrets using the transformation chamber to become Urkel to try to win a game show.

Season 8, Episode 20 – Aired: 3/14/1997
Odd Man In
Harriette fills a spot at Carl's poker table while Steve does work for Eddie at a ballpark.

Season 8, Episode 21 – Aired: 3/28/1997
Flirting with Disaster
Eddie is most definitely flirting with disaster when he tries to date a woman much older than him. Meanwhile, Steve is causing Carl's homeowner insurance to skyrocket.

Season 8, Episode 22 – Aired: 4/25/1997
Pound Foolish
Urkel's Aunt Oona from Altoona returns, anticipating taking off her extra weight in her nephew's new-fangled fat-compression chamber.

Season 8, Episode 23 – Aired: 5/2/1997
The Brother Who Came to Dinner
Carl's brother, Frank, visits, and Carl discovers he's wanted by the police.

Season 8, Episode 24 – Aired: 5/9/1997
A Pirate's Life for Me
Another trip in the time machine lands Carl and Urkel on a pirate ship.

Season 9, Episode 1 – Aired: 9/19/1997
Out With the Old
Steve undergoes an image makeover in order to take part in a kissing auction hosted by Laura's sorority; Carl feels threatened by Harriette's promotion and decides to moonlight as a parking attendant.

Season 9, Episode 2 – Aired: 9/26/1997
They Shoot Ducks, Don't They?
When Commissioner Geiss and Carl go on a duck-hunting excursion, Urkel shows up at the lake with a camera to "shoot" the ducks, but is shocked to discover they're actually trying to kill the ducks. Meanwhile, Laura "borrows" her mom's diamond earrings for a hot night out at the Sizzle Club and comes home an earring short.

Season 9, Episode 3 – Aired: 10/3/1997
Dumb Belle of the Ball
When Myrtle ends up hospitalized after saving Eddie from being hit by an oncoming car, he promises to take her to the debutante ball. Meanwhile, Laura disappoints Carl when she goes to the Sizzle Club in a skimpy dress after agreeing to change into something less revealing.

Season 9, Episode 4 – Aired: 10/10/1997
Drinking and Jiving
Steve comes to Laura's rescue when she gets drunk at a fraternity party. Meanwhile, Carl and Harriette keep their anniversary plans a secret from each other, but not from Eddie, who finds himself in the middle of their fight.

Season 9, Episode 5 – Aired: 10/17/1997
Who's Afraid of the Big Black Book
Unbeknown to Urkel, Laura has given him Eddie's little black book to use as an invitation list to Eddie's 21st birthday party, and all of ex-girlfriends show up. While Eddie isn't having a happy birthday party surrounded by his exes, Carl looks to prove to Commissioner Geiss that he's right for a promotion to captain.

Season 9, Episode 6 – Aired: 10/24/1997
A Mind Is a Terrible Thing to Read
Urkel doesn't mind at all when a chemistry experiment allows him to eavesdrop on the thoughts of everyone around him, but being able to hear what people are thinking soon becomes far too overwhelming. Meanwhile, Carl becomes a troop leader for the Junior Woodsmen.

Season 9, Episode 7 – Aired: 10/31/1997
Stevil II: This Time He's Not Alone
Stevil, the evil ventriloquist dummy, is back to haunt Urkel, but now he's brought along a nightmarish sidekick, Carlsbad. Together Stevil and Carlsbad attempt to take over the souls of Urkel and Carl—wreaking havoc on the whole Winslow household.

Season 9, Episode 8 – Aired: 11/7/1997
Trading Places
Jealous Stefan cooks up an elaborate plan to swap places with Urkel, suspecting Laura is attracted to him. Meanwhile, Eddie decides to follow Carl around on "the beat" with a video camera.

Season 9, Episode 9 – Aired: 11/28/1997
A Pain in Harassment
Harriette's new boss has a reputation for being tough, but his employees are blindsided by his verbal abuse as well. Meanwhile, Urkel tries to win a million dollars with a basketball half-court shot in L.A.

Season 9, Episode 10 – Aired: 12/5/1997
Original Gangsta Dawg
Urkel's visiting hip-hop cousin, O.G.D., makes a bad first impression on the Winslows—hitting on Laura, spouting controversial ideas, and influencing 3J in a decidedly negative fashion. Meanwhile, a crooked thug who is owed $4,000 by O.G.D. arrives in town looking to collect on the debt.

Season 9, Episode 11 – Aired: 12/19/1997
Deck the Malls
Steve gets all wrapped up in the Christmas spirit when he takes a job as a gift-wrapper, but the new gig leaves him little time to spend with Myra; Carl plays Santa at the mall and appoints Laura to be his elf; a disappointed Richie learns that his mom won't be with him for the holidays.

Season 9, Episode 12 – Aired: 1/9/1998
Grill of My Dreams
Urkel becomes a teppanyaki trainee at a Japanese restaurant. Commissioner Geiss leaves his pet parrot in Carl's care for two weeks.

Season 9, Episode 13 – Aired: 1/16/1998
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do
Urkel decides to call it splitsville with Myra, but freaks out when she beats him to the punch. Meanwhile, Eddie quits school and decides to become a police officer - just like his dad.

Season 9, Episode 14 – Aired: 1/23/1998
Crazy for You
Myra and Stefan join forces to try to halt Steve and Laura's date. Meanwhile, Carl tries to control Eddie's trigger-happy finger during police training.

Season 9, Episode 15 – Aired: 1/30/1998
Crazier for You
Urkel is shocked to discover that Myra has been spying on him, but he thinks she's really snapped her cap when she starts dressing like Laura. Meanwhile, Harriette discovers that her wedding ring was originally intended for another woman.

Season 9, Episode 16 – Aired: 6/5/1998
Whose Man Is It Anyway?
Cousin Myrtle dukes it out in the boxing ring with Greta to win Eddie for her own. Meanwhile, 3J searches for his birth mother.

Season 9, Episode 17 – Aired: 6/12/1998
Polkapalooza
Eddie gets a new apartment, but Carl overstays his welcome. Meanwhile, Laura goes to the biggest polka fest with Steve and discovers he has done a lot in the polka community.

Season 9, Episode 18 – Aired: 6/18/1998
Throw Urkel From the Train
Urkel accidentally becomes a stowaway on a train with Carl. Laura's not impressed by Maxine's rich new boyfriend, D'Andre.

Season 9, Episode 19 – Aired: 6/26/1998
Don't Make Me Over
Myrtle Urkel tries for the last time to get Eddie. and Laura and Maxine give her a complete and total makeover to help.

Season 9, Episode 20 – Aired: 7/3/1998
Pop Goes the Question
Armed with flowers and diamond rings, Urkel and Stefan each 'pop the question' to an unsuspecting Laura, leaving her with a major dilemma.

Season 9, Episode 21 – Aired: 7/17/1998
Lost in Space (1)
NASA wants to test Urkel's prize-winning artificial-gravity invention in space—with him along for the ride. Meanwhile, Harriette conspires to get Eddie reassigned to a precinct desk job out of fear for his safety.

Season 9, Episode 22 – Aired: 7/17/1998
Lost in Space (2)
Urkel has to come to the rescue when a wandering satellite punctures the spacecraft in which he's traveling, preventing him and a team of astronauts from re-entering the Earth's atmosphere. Meanwhile, as Carl tries to help Harriette understand her son's need to be a police officer, Eddie's meter maid duty takes a dangerous turn.