A slick-talking college recruiter tries to woo Eddie to his college for his basketball skills (and certainly not his meager academic credentials). Harriette is skeptical about the college's... See full summary »

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A slick-talking college recruiter tries to woo Eddie to his college for his basketball skills (and certainly not his meager academic credentials). Harriette is skeptical about the college's academic program and gets a former college basketball player - who eventually flunked out of school where Eddie wants to go after he got injured - to help set an impressionable Eddie straight. Meanwhile, a sleep-famished Laura is determined to study for her SATs and get into Harvard Law School, so she gets Urkel to stand in for her while she sneaks off to the library. Laura eventually sees that her desire to get a perfect score is endangering her health. Written by Brian Rathjen <briguy_52732@yahoo.com>

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22 January 1993 (USA)  »

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Steven 'Steve' Quincy Urkel: [seeing what Laura looks like without sleep] You remind me of a movie star.
Laura Lee Winslow: Who?
Steven 'Steve' Quincy Urkel: Freddy Krueger!
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The Way the Ball Bounces (#4.13)
30 June 2013 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This episode passes the message to have a healthy balance between studying and fun and also not to rely too much on careers such as basketball. I actually liked how they did it because they looked into both extremes and showed that studying as much as Laura did isn't healthy either.

Laura was pretty funny in this episode. Her hysteria over not remembering the atomic weight was a great part of the episode and she played it nicely.

It is a bit weird that a small peck on a cheek from Urkel to Carl was such a big deal, but the scene where Urkel does it was a pretty good one


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