9 seasons available (215 episodes)

Family Matters

TVGSitcomComedyFamilyBlack StoriesTV Series1989

What matters most? Family, of course! Over its nine hit seasons, Family Matters bring...more

What matters most? Family, of course! Over its nine hit seasons, ...More

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Surely You Joust
Episode 1

Surely You Joust

When Carl becomes angry with his obnoxious neighbor Steve, they arrange to fight it out--on national television.
Hot Wheels
Episode 2

Hot Wheels

Carl buys Eddie a used police car so they can refurbish it together. Steve glues himself to Laura just as she is supposed to go out on a much anticipated date.
Dance to the Music
Episode 3

Dance to the Music

Laura is impressed when Steve arranges a great date for her--with another guy. Carl is jealous when Harriette takes piano lessons from a handsome young man.
Driving Carl Crazy
Episode 4

Driving Carl Crazy

When Laura says she will go steady with the next boy to ask her out who has his own car, Steve acquires a car and persuades Carl to teach him to drive...
Rumor Has It
Episode 5

Rumor Has It

Ted spreads the rumor that he had sex with Laura, and Steve decides to reveal the rumor as false--at any cost.
No. 1 With a Bullet
Episode 6

No. 1 With a Bullet

Steve is hospitalized for an appendectomy, and Carl is happy to be rid of him. But when Carl is shot, he must share a hospital room with Steve.
Whose Kid Is It, Anyway?
Episode 7

Whose Kid Is It, Anyway?

Eddie promises to take Richie trick-or-treating, but he leaves Richie with Waldo, who loses the boy.
An Officer and a Waldo
Episode 8

An Officer and a Waldo

Eddie insults Waldo, who then joins the army. Eddie and Steve go to rescue him and are mistaken for army recruits--possibly the worst recruits ever.
Just One Date
Episode 9

Just One Date

When Laura refuses, for the thousandth time, to go out on a date with Steve, he climbs onto the Winslows' roof and vows to stay up there until Laura agrees to go out with him.
The Oddest Couple
Episode 10

The Oddest Couple

After Eddie gets in a huge fight with Carl, he moves out and shares an apartment with Steve.
It's a Mad, Mad, Mad House
Episode 11

It's a Mad, Mad, Mad House

The Winslow household suffers when Harriette refuses to cook and clean. When Eddie's teacher arrives to see Eddie's home life, she gets a horrible impression.
It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Urkel
Episode 12

It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Urkel

Laura's guardian angel arrives and shows her a world where Steve's and Laura's roles are reversed--Steve is sauve, while Laura is socially inept.
Muskrat Love
Episode 13

Muskrat Love

The "Sadie Hawkins Day" dance becomes interesting when Eddie refuses Melissa's offer to take him and then regrets it, while Laura's best friend goes with the guy Laura wanted to ask.
The Way the Ball Bounces
Episode 14

The Way the Ball Bounces

Both Eddie and Laura want to go to college.Laura works day and night studying for a big entrance exam, and Eddie decides to go to an easy college that wants him to play basketball for them.
A Thought in the Dark
Episode 15

A Thought in the Dark

Laura and Ted arrange a blind date for Steve with Ted's cousin Myra.
Tender Kisses
Episode 16

Tender Kisses

When Eddie can't get tickets to the big Tracie Spencer (HERSELF) concert, he sneaks into Tracie's hotel room to meet her.
Heart Strings
Episode 17

Heart Strings

Valentine's Day brings romance into the Winslows' home as Laura agrees to be Steve's valentine and Gwendolyn tries to convince Richie to be her valentine.
Higher Anxiety
Episode 18

Higher Anxiety

Carl becomes distressed when Mother Winslow goes camping with her boyfriend. Eddie's near-death exprience helps him realize that breaking up with his girlfriend isn't so bad.
Mama's Wedding
Episode 19

Mama's Wedding

Carl gives Mother Winslow and Fletcher a huge wedding, which gets even bigger when more than one hundred of Eddie's friends arrive by mistake.
Pulling Teeth
Episode 20

Pulling Teeth

When Laura's best friend, Maxine, ends her relationship with her boyfriend, Laura, Steve, Eddie and Waldo all help get Maxine and Waldo together for a date.
Walk On the Wild Side
Episode 21

Walk On the Wild Side

When Laura sneaks into a male strip club, Steve learns that Harriette is going as well, and he tries to warn Laura.
Hot Stuff
Episode 22

Hot Stuff

Laura successfully gets Steve romantically interested in Myra. Eddie buys a new car stereo system and realizes he got a good price because the equipment is stolen.
Stormy Weather
Episode 23

Stormy Weather

Laura attends the Junior Prom with Jimmy, who forbids her to speak to Steve. When Steve arrives at the prom with a gorgeous girl, Myra, all the students are shocked!
Buds 'N' Buns
Episode 24

Buds 'N' Buns

Carl takes an extra job at a hot dog restaurant, working with his son, Eddie, but Eddie gets promoted and becomes his dad's boss. When Steve stops annoying Laura, she misses his friendship.

About this Show

Family Matters

What matters most? Family, of course! Over its nine hit seasons, Family Matters brings us a hilarious slice of middle-class Americana -- along with one of TV's wackiest characters, nerdy genius Steve Urkel. The extended Winslow family redefines the word "togetherness" as their home splits at the seams with chaos, confusion and laughter.

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