Long-running Perfect Strangers (1986) spin-off series centering on the Winslow family and their pesky next-door neighbor, ultra-nerd Steve Urkel.
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The Winslow family is a pretty normal family except for one thing, their neighbor Stephen Urkel. A genius and klutz Steve makes some really weird inventions while driving the Winslows insane. Written by Katie <Katie185@aol.com>

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Alle unter einem Dach  »

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Trivia

Garcelle Beauvais played four different characters on the show. In Family Matters: Old and Alone (1991), she played Lulu, Steve's wife in a dream. In Family Matters: Scenes from a Mall (1993), she played Garcelle, a woman at the mall Eddie tries to hit on. In Family Matters: To Be or Not to Be: Part 2 (1994) she played an alternate version of Mother Winslow in a dream. In Family Matters: A Ham Is Born (1996), she played an actress named Nicole Moses. See more »

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Whenever the exterior of Rachel's Place is shown, the spinning sign is obviously animated. See more »

Quotes

Laura: I was thinking about taking a home economics class so I can learn how to cook
Harriette: What for? I can teach you how to cook.
Laura: That's okay mom.
Harriette: Look why not?
Laura: Remember when you tried to teach me how to sew? You made me so nervous that I had to go to the hospital to get the thimble taken off.
Harriette: I guess it wouldn't hurt to take a home economics class.
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Referenced in Garfunkel and Oates: Hair Swap (2014) See more »

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As Days Go By
Written by Jesse Frederick and Bennett Salvay
Performed by Jesse Frederick
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Steve Made The Show!!!
30 November 2003 | by See all my reviews

I know many are trashing the show because of Steve. But I agree with many of the those who say that Steve made the show what it was.

Granted Steve could be annoying at times. But thats what Steve was all about. Granted it got a little silly as the years past, but I'd watch Family Matters any time over The Nanny.


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