The Winslow family deal with various misadventures, many of them caused by their pesky next-door neighbor, ultra-nerd Steve Urkel.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Reginald VelJohnson ...  Carl Winslow / ... 215 episodes, 1989-1998
Kellie Shanygne Williams ...  Laura Winslow 215 episodes, 1989-1998
Darius McCrary ...  Eddie Winslow 209 episodes, 1989-1998
Jaleel White ...  Steve Urkel / ... 208 episodes, 1989-1998
Jo Marie Payton ...  Harriette Winslow 200 episodes, 1989-1997
Rosetta LeNoire ...  Estelle 'Mother' Winslow 158 episodes, 1989-1997
Bryton James ...  Richie Crawford 142 episodes, 1990-1997
Shawn Harrison ...  Waldo Geraldo Faldo / ... 107 episodes, 1990-1996
Jaimee Foxworth ...  Judy Winslow 96 episodes, 1989-1995
Telma Hopkins ...  Rachel Crawford 94 episodes, 1989-1997
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Storyline

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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Comedy | Drama | Family

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 September 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alle unter einem Dach See more »

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Runtime:

(215 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Mother Winslow's late husband was Sam Winslow. See more »

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Whenever the exterior of Rachel's Place is shown, the spinning sign is obviously animated. See more »

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Harriette: Better add zucchini to that shopping list.
Judy Winslow: [writing] Z-U-K
Harriette: Nope.
Judy Winslow: Z-O-O-K
Harriette: Uh uh.
Judy Winslow: Let's get corn instead.
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Referenced in Tiny Toon Adventures: How I Spent My Vacation (1992) See more »

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As Days Go By
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A show the whole family can enjoy
21 June 2010 | by shawn_cool_greatSee all my reviews

Family Matters is quality television that can be enjoyed by the whole family. It's funny, warm, and can be appreciated by all. This is a show where you can laugh and learn important lessons about life and not have jokes about sex, drugs, and violence. It's just so shameful that shows like this are very scarce these days. Another nice thing about this show is that it's able to be a good wholesome programming without being sappy or annoying like other shows, e.g. (Full House). The glue that really held this show together was Steve Urkel. Urkel is one of the most beloved television characters of the 1990's. Urkel is truly one of the funniest television characters in television history. Family Matters is a show that can be loved and treasured by all. However, I will admit that in the later seasons the show went downhill, becoming more like a science fiction show.


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