Frank Lambert is a construction worker and a single father of 3 kids: J.T., Alicia "Al", and Brendan. Carol Foster, a beautician, also has 3 children: Dana, Karen, and Mark. After Frank and... See full summary »
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 Frank Lambert / ... (160 episodes, 1991-1998)
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 Carol Foster Lambert (160 episodes, 1991-1998)
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 Dana Foster (160 episodes, 1991-1998)
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 John Thomas 'J.T.' Lambert / ... (160 episodes, 1991-1998)
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 Karen Foster (160 episodes, 1991-1998)
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 Alicia 'Al' Lambert (160 episodes, 1991-1998)
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 Mark Foster (160 episodes, 1991-1998)
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 Brendan Lambert (132 episodes, 1991-1997)
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 Cody Lambert (114 episodes, 1991-1998)
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Frank Lambert is a construction worker and a single father of 3 kids: J.T., Alicia "Al", and Brendan. Carol Foster, a beautician, also has 3 children: Dana, Karen, and Mark. After Frank and Carol run into each other on vacation and spontaneously get married, they and their children (who appeared to have known and hated each other) have to learn to live together and love each other. It's not easy, but they are trying to do this step by step. Written by Boris Shafir <shafir@hsi.com>

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Carol and Frank just got married. Their kids just got the news.

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Comedy | Family | Romance

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This show was set in the same television universe as Family Matters (1989). In fact, Steve Urkel made an appearance on the show. An interesting fact about this is that Steve Urkel also made an appearance on Full House (1987), which is mentioned to have been watched by the main characters. See more »

Goofs

In the opening credits the amusement park is intended to be in Wisconsin on the shores of Lake Michigan. However at the end of the credits the body of water can be see to have rather large waves on a calm day. These waves are much too large for Lake Michigan in the absence of a storm. See more »

Quotes

Carol Foster Lambert: Frank, don't you want another child?
Frank Lambert: Carol, I don't want more, I want less. I'd trade two of them in for golf clubs.
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Referenced in Board James: Full House & Urkel Games (2015) See more »

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Instant laugh machine!
27 November 1999 | by (Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil) – See all my reviews

I watched this show and all I can say is: This show is great! It's very funny and the history is amazing. I laughed hard several times watching Step By Step, and I recommend it to all the good-humored people who like family comedies.

This show is not "almost perfect", like Blossom and Dharma & Greg. It may look like another stupid TV show with canned laughs. But, if you watch it, I bet you'll laugh and like it.


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