Step by Step (1991–1998)

Pretty Woman 

Karen's coveted modeling opportunity falls by the wayside when Al is chosen for a new jeans advertisement. Meanwhile, Cody struggles with a good luck streak.


William Bickley


Thomas L. Miller (developed by), Robert L. Boyett (developed by) | 7 more credits »


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Patrick Duffy ... Frank Lambert
Suzanne Somers ... Carol Foster Lambert
Staci Keanan ... Dana Foster
Sasha Mitchell ... Cody Lambert
Brandon Call ... John Thomas 'J.T.' Lambert
Angela Watson ... Karen Foster
Christine Lakin ... Alicia 'Al' Lambert
Christopher Castile ... Mark Foster
Josh Byrne ... Brendan Lambert
Christopher Darga ... Photographer Tim Yates
Mickey Jones ... Virgil
Peter Parros ... George
Brett Stimely ... Marty Green
Emily Chase Emily Chase ... Photographer's Assistant
Shirley Prestia ... Betty Jenkins


Karen comes home giddy with excitement over the modeling opportunity of a lifetime: A noted photographer is at the mall looking for a cover girl for a new jeans advertisement. On the day of the model selection, Al accompanies Karen and Carol to the mall (so she can shop for new hockey equipment). The photographer passes over Karen and the others, seeing nothing unique about them. However, Al - dressed in a hat and her trademark tomboyish clothes - turns out to be exactly the girl the photographer is after. Karen is outraged and insults her step-sister in front of Carol, telling her that being a model is more difficult than it looks; she even goes so far as to say that she still doesn't consider Al part of the family and never will. Carol is hurt, and Al's usual self-assuredness takes a deep hit. However, on the day of the photo shoot, when Al tries to back out of her opportunity, Karen - who had gone to the mall incognito to see her step-sister fall flat on her face - realizes she ... Written by Brian Rathjen <>

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Comedy | Family | Romance


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The title is from the modern day Cinderella story Pretty Woman (1990) starring Julia Roberts and Richard Gere. See more »


References Pretty Woman (1990) See more »

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18 February 1994 (USA) See more »

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