When Stephanie is paired with a classmate she hates for a school project, she finds out that the boy's father is beating him, and is sworn to secrecy.



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Episode credited cast:
D.J. Tanner (as Candace Cameron)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jennifer P.
Mrs. Patterson


Stephanie reels at being paired with classmate Charles - whom she hates, and with good reason - for a school project. Then he swears her to secrecy that his dad beats him, and she must decide whether or not to spill the beans. Meanwhile, it's no laughing matter when Michelle and her friend Denise run up Danny's phone bill calling the "Funny Buddy" 1-900 joke line. Written by Khaos, Jr.

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Comedy | Drama | Family

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16 February 1993 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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The title comes from the old proverb: Silence is golden. See more »


Jesse admits to not knowing the woman's identity in the movie Tootsie after he walked in half way through, and is shocked and in disbelief when Steve says the woman was actually a man. This doesn't make sense because he is constantly changing his sexual identity throughout the movie, and then there's the famous "reveal" scene. So Jesse not knowing after watching a chunk of the movie is near impossible. See more »


Stephanie Tanner: [on why she can't tell Jesse what's wrong] I promised I wouldn't tell, and you always taught us never to break a promise.
Jesse Katsopolis: Yes we did teach you that, it's a good rule but here's the thing, all rules have exceptions to them.
Stephanie Tanner: They do?
Jesse Katsopolis: Absolutely, like the one about don't swim for an hour after you eat, I hate that rule; I mean yes let's say you have a big dinner with a steak and baked potato and sour cream, then yes an hour. But what if you eat a cracker? Here is where the exception comes in, I say...
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References Home Alone (1990) See more »

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