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Episode List



6 Jan. 1995
Midterm Crisis
Eddie and Urkel accidentally eat a gourmet cake that Waldo baked for class, and struggle with how to explain their actions.
20 Jan. 1995
An Unlikely Match
Andre is one of Urkel's classmates who delights in bullying the nerd. But when Urkel learns that Andre is seriously ill with leukemia, the nerd decides to set aside the past and stage a bone marrow drive to save Andre's life.
3 Feb. 1995
The Substitute Son
Eddie decides he has no time to join with Carl in some father-son activities ... but Waldo is more than willing to have fun with Carl. Eddie realizes he is missing out and gets the hint. Meanwhile, Urkel creates another alter-ego - Bruce Lee Urkel - when a gang of ruffians harasses Laura at a longshoreman's bar.
10 Feb. 1995
The Gun
A harrowing experience at school with a violent female gang has a shaken Laura wanting to buy a gun to defend herself and Urkel begging her to change her mind.
17 Feb. 1995
Wedding Bell Blues
When Mr. Looney is stood up at the altar on his wedding day, he dejectedly decides to commit suicide. Carl and Urkel work to talk their friend out of making a big mistake.
24 Feb. 1995
Ain't Nothin' But an Urkel
Elvis Urkel is in the transformation chamber! At least that's what happens when Urkel, trying to impress a recruiter from MIT, demonstrates his transformation chamber. He turns into "The King" instead of Albert Einstein-Urkel, scaring the recruiter right out of his blue suede shoes.
3 Mar. 1995
My Uncle the Hero
Carl is assigned to guide Richie's class on a tour of the police station. The tour isn't going so well, until a robbery suspect gets free and holds one of the children hostage. Carl makes good on his opportunity to diffuse the situation, and impresses the youngsters. Meanwhile, Myra thinks Urkel and Laura are sneaking around together when they keep mum about their whereabouts ... only to learn they were planning a surprise party for her birthday.
17 Mar. 1995
My Bodyguard
Urkel witnesses a robbery and the suspect, aware he has been spotted, threatens the nerd if he reports the crime. Carl offers to be his bodyguard ... a decision he may regret. Meanwhile, Eddie begins dating Greta, whose overbearing father is his boss.
24 Mar. 1995
Cheers Looking at You, Kid
Urkel spies on Laura during her trip to a cheerleading convention, certain that her boyfriend will show up and be up to no good.
31 Mar. 1995
What's Up Doc?
Highlights of the series' first six years - mainly, the Winslows' experiences with Urkel - are featured in this clip show, when Carl, Eddie and Laura visit with a psychiatrist to air their grievances over the nerd. Harriette reminds them that, while Urkel is annoying, he also has helped them many times.
28 Apr. 1995
We're Going to Disney World: Part 1
Urkel wins a trip to Disney World, where he and the Winslows demonstrate his transformation chamber. There, the nerd changes into Stefan and proposes to Laura. Eddie decides to go later and gets Waldo to take him ... if only he can read a map.
5 May 1995
We're Going to Disney World: Part 2
Eddie and Waldo run into a number of silly situations as they get lost on their way to Orlando. Meanwhile, Carl weighs a job offer in Orlando, and Myra arrives to stop Stefan from proposing to Laura.
12 May 1995
They Shoot Urkels, Don't They?
Estelle hosts a dance marathon, and Urkel and Carl decide to enter.
19 May 1995
Home Sweet Home
Urkel's parents announce they are moving to Russia - only, they say so after they've left. Urkel is forced to move in with Eddie and Waldo, but those arrangements are only temporary thanks to the nerd's hungry termites. Carl sees that Urkel now has no place to go and (grudgingly) allows his comic foil to move into his house.
22 Sep. 1995
Little Big Guy
The seventh-season opener, a parody of "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids," sees Urkel's transformation chamber going berzerk. The nerd and flustered foil Carl are shrunk to two inches tall, and as a result must work together to dodge hazards such as rolling fruit and large house cats.
29 Sep. 1995
The Naked and the Nerdy
Urkel and Laura accidentally meet in the bathroom, both of them stark naked! The two must deal with their emotions from this embarrassing meeting. Carl, meanwhile, does a favor for a neighbor and keeps hold of a watch (intended as an anniversary gift for the neighbor's wife), but Harriette thinks the gift is for her.
13 Oct. 1995
Steve meets a gorgeous bug collector named Agnes Prizker and fantasizes about kissing her, which he does by accident. However, he reminds himself that he's in a relationship with Myra and goes to Laura about it. She encourages him to tell his girlfriend about it. Should he dare tell Myra the truth about what happened? Meanwhile, Carl reluctantly allows Nick Neidermeyer to join in his poker night with his buddies, per Harriette's recommendation. She immediately regrets her decision in letting her selfish boss join in and tells him off. She even goes as far as daring ...
20 Oct. 1995
Teacher's Pet
In his teacher's absence, Urkel is asked to be substitute teacher of his English class. The other students take quick advantage of the situation and drive the nerd to the breaking point. Urkel responds by transforming himself into Stefan, who in the alter ego is able to gain control of the class.
27 Oct. 1995
Walking My Baby Back Home
Greta lands in hot water with her father when Eddie brings her back after her curfew. When he won't allow her to see him again, Greta decides to buck her father's order by making him think she's dating Urkel (who is actually Eddie's gofer). Meanwhile, Estelle is being audited by the Internal Revenue Service, but Carl's attempts to fix the situation only uncover his own problems with the taxman.
3 Nov. 1995
She's Back
While Urkel is visiting Russia for a few weeks, guess who's back? Myrtle Urkel, who is hungrier than ever for Eddie. However, Greta stands in the way.
10 Nov. 1995
Hot Rods to Heck
Urkel warns Laura not to ride in Curtis' car because of his reckless driving habits. Curtis is annoyed and eventually, the two challenge each other to a winner-take-all drag race.
17 Nov. 1995
Talk's Cheap
Urkel, Myrtle and Stefan - along with Eddie, Laura, Myra and Waldo - appear on a talk show to discuss relationships.
24 Nov. 1995
Struck by Lightning
Urkel develops an extreme fear of thunderstorms after he is constantly struck by lightning. Carl helps the nerd work through his fear and determine why he has become a human lightning rod. Meanwhile, Laura and Myra apply for a sales job opening at Ferguson's.
8 Dec. 1995
Best Years of Our Lives
Urkel is in charge of designing the Vanderbilt High's senior class float, but nobody seems interested in a project that, due to the nerd's involvement, will surely be doomed. However, interest slowly grows and the seniors actually get to know - and appreciate - each other's company.
15 Dec. 1995
Fa La La La Laagghh!
Carl's "bah humbug" attitude puts a damper on Urkel's plans to decorate the house for Christmas ... until the nerd announces that there's a contest for best light display and that there are prizes. Meanwhile, Harriette and Mother Winslow puts their foot down when Eddie and Laura refuse to participate in the family's holiday activities.

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