• Air date: 20 Sep '91 25 episodes
      A long-running dramedy centering on the Winslow family, a middle-class African American family living in Chicago, and their pesky next-door neighbor, ultra-nerd Steve Urkel. A spin-off of Perfect Strangers.
  • List of Episodes (25)
    • 1. Boom!

      20 Sep '91
      Urkel rescues an orangutan from laboratory experiments. Carl steps on a treadmill booby trapped with a bomb.
    • 2. Brain over Brawn

      27 Sep '91
      Urkel's future hangs in the balance during a rope-climbing contest pitting brains against brawn to win Laura's affections.
    • 3. The Show Must Go On

      04 Oct '91
      In the school play, Romeo Steve looks forward to kissing Juliet Laura when the original Romeo lands in the hospital with appendicitis.
    • 4. Words Hurt

      11 Oct '91
      Sleepwalking Urkel undergoes hypnosis to uncover the cause of his anger: he thinks Carl hates his nerdy guts.
    • 5. Daddy's Little Girl

      19 Oct '91
      Laura's behavior suddenly changes when she meets Carl's younger new partner and surf's up for Steve.
    • 6. Citizen's Court

      25 Oct '91
      Urkel is so bugged when Carl squashes his pet beetle that he takes him to court - TV's Citizen's Court - to settle the matter.
    • 7. Robo-Nerd

      01 Nov '91
      Steve creates the Urkelbot, a mechanical Urkel that is all too much like its creator.
    • 8. Making the Team

      08 Nov '91
      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.
    • 9. Born to be Mild

      15 Nov '91
      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 and tricking them into confessing.
    • 10. The Love God

      22 Nov '91
      Steve thwarts Eddie's potential romance, while Carl is undercover in drag.
    • 11. Old and Alone

      29 Nov '91
      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.
    • 12. A Pair of Ladies

      06 Dec '91
      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.
    • 13. Choir Trouble

      20 Dec '91
      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.
    • 14. A Test of Friendship

      10 Jan '92
      The Winslows are ripped off when Carl dozes off; Urkel takes the heat after helping Eddie cheat on a chemistry test.
    • 15. Jailhouse Blues

      17 Jan '92
      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.
    • 16. Brown Bombshell

      31 Jan '92
      Mother Winslow regales Eddie's classmates with tales of her late fighter-pilot husband and of World War II's Tuskegee Airmen.
    • 17. Food, Lies and Videotape

      07 Feb '92
      Urkel enrolls in a home economics class with Laura, thinking it'll be a piece of cake, but he soon learns he less than an A-student.
    • 18. My Broken-Hearted Valentine

      14 Feb '92
      Lonely and depressed after breaking up with Ted, Laura grants Urkel a few bittersweet hours of bliss as her valentine; Gwendolyn charms Richie with ""yucky goo-goo stuff""; and Harriette and Carl search for admirable qualities in each other.
    • 19. Woman of the People

      21 Feb '92
      When squeaky-clean Laura enters the race for student-council president, snooty rival Cassie Lynn vows to gather dirt on her. Meanwhile, neighbors elect Harriet Neighborhood Watch leader and Carl is down in the dumps about it.
    • 20. Love and Kisses

      28 Feb '92
      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.
    • 21. Stop, in the Name of Love

      13 Mar '92
      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.
    • 22. The Urkel Who Came to Dinner

      03 Apr '92
      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.
    • 23. Robo-Nerd II

      24 Apr '92
      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.
    • 24. Dudes

      01 May '92
      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.
    • 25. Farewell, My Laura

      08 May '92
      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 singer and supper-club owner marked for murder.