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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Valerie Jones played Judy, the youngest Winslow child in the pilot, but was replaced by Jaimee Foxworth. Her character had little screen time. When Foxworth requested a salary increase, producers wrote her off the series. Later episodes revised the show's history so Judy never existed. See more »

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In the first episode, outside of the front door is a little hallway leading outside. From the second episode on, the hallway was a porch. See more »

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Steve Urkel: Have you ever had a date?
Waldo: I got close once. I almost went to the movies with Vicky Vanderfanny.
Steve Urkel: You mean Hickey Vicky?
Waldo: Yeah, but I was so nervous when I asked her out that before she could answer, I barfed all over her shoes.
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Referenced in Blackcatloner: How You Doin'? (2016) 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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One of my favorite TV shows
8 November 2001 | by See all my reviews

Family Matters was always one of my favorite TV shows. It was a good show to watch in the 9 years in was on the air. It was amazing to see these kids grow up on screen as the same with Full House. TGIF was a great night of television back then (Friday nights) and I always looked forward to watching. Urkel was a favorite of mine. I think I even had the Steve Urkel doll!


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