Long-running Perfect Strangers (1986) spin-off series centering on the Winslow family and their pesky next-door neighbor, ultra-nerd Steve Urkel.
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Series cast summary:
...  Carl Winslow / ... 215 episodes, 1989-1998
...  Laura Winslow 215 episodes, 1989-1998
...  Eddie Winslow 209 episodes, 1989-1998
...  Steve Urkel / ... 208 episodes, 1989-1998
...  Harriette Winslow 200 episodes, 1989-1997
...  Estelle 'Mother' Winslow 158 episodes, 1989-1997
...  Richie Crawford 142 episodes, 1990-1997
...  Waldo Geraldo Faldo / ... 107 episodes, 1990-1996
...  Judy Winslow 96 episodes, 1989-1995
...  Rachel Crawford 94 episodes, 1989-1997
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The Winslow family is a pretty normal family except for one thing, their neighbor Stephen Urkel. A genius and klutz Steve makes some really weird inventions while driving the Winslows insane. Written by Katie <Katie185@aol.com>

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22 September 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Alle unter einem Dach  »

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(215 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The show lasted one year longer than its parent series, Perfect Strangers (1986), where Harriette Winslow was an elevator operator. See more »

Goofs

In the Winslows' home, guests would always walk out the front door and then to the left, but in the picture that is shown as the Winslows' home, there is no walkway to the left. There are a few stairs outside that lead up to the front door, but walking to the left after exiting through the front door would only lead into a wall. See more »

Quotes

Eddie: I just did the laundry and I'm on my way out to wash the car and cut the grass.
Carl: Who are you and what have you done with our son?
Harriette: Who cares? Let's keep this one!
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As Days Go By
Written by Jesse Frederick and Bennett Salvay
Performed by Jesse Frederick
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A show for the family
5 January 2000 | by See all my reviews

Family Matters was the perfect show for the family. It wasn't sappy or annoying like most of the other family shows on tv. Carl and Steve Urkel were the best characters and the funniest. The show, like others, began to lose quality over the years and met cancellation. In my opinion, the show was better than all the other TGIF shows ever.


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