Step by Step (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... 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 (133 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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20 September 1991 (USA)  »

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(160 episodes)

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Trivia

The character Mark was originally given to actor Jarrett Lennon but then was replaced by Christopher Castile before the pilot aired this is why you see a another dark haired boy with the cast in the opening credits during season one. 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

Steve Urkel: Hi Al. I heard about you and Roger. You know, you shouldn't let it bother you.
Al Lambert: Here we go again. I am sick of getting advice about being dumped from people who have never been dumped.
Steve Urkel: [long pause] Are you kidding? Why, being dumped is my career! If there was a 'Being Dumped' Hall of Fame, I'd be elected on the first ballot.
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Seth Rogen/Phoenix (2009) See more »

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Just... okay.
18 November 2000 | by (Vancouver, BC, Canada) – See all my reviews

When I was younger, I enjoyed this series. But watching it now in syndication, I can only speculate as to WHY I watched this show!

The best character was Dana, played by Stacey Keenan. She was a very talented actress, as was Al, played by Christine Lakin. The rest were okay. I did not really care for the character of Cody, which I suppose was soured by all the things that the actor had done in real life.

Before moving to CBS, the show wasn't that bad. But then it went completely downhill, trying to adhere to all the other trendy sitcoms out there. Back then, I liked Bronson Pichot, but his character, Jean-Claude, was annoying and added nothing to the show, which just became overcrowded with unnecessary filler characters.

All in all, it's just an updated version of the Brady Bunch.


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