TV Full List of Family Matters Episodes

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Below is a complete Family Matters episode list that spans the show's entire TV run. Photos from the individual Family Matters episodes are listed along with the Family Matters episode names when available, as are the dates of the original airing of the episode. Family Matters episodes from every season can be seen below, along with fun facts about who directed the episodes, the stars of the and sometimes even information like shooting locations and original air dates. This list features “Citizen's Court,” “Karate Kids” and more. Are you remembering a funny scene but can't think of the name that the Family Matters episode is from? Scroll below and you'll find what you're looking for.

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The Mama Who Came to Dinner is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
The Mama Who Came to Dinner Season 1 Episode 1: Mother Winslow asserts a little too much authority when she comes to live with her son Carl and his family.

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Two Income Family is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
Two Income Family Season 1 Episode 2: The Winslows must cut costs when Harriette loses her job as an elevator operator.

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Short Story is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
Short Story Season 1 Episode 3: The Winslow family members have mixed reactions when they realize they are the characters in a story Rachel has sold to a magazine.

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Rachel's First Date is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
Rachel's First Date Season 1 Episode 4: Desperate for some time alone with Harriette, Carl encourages Rachel to start dating again.

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Straight A's is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
Straight A's Season 1 Episode 5: Eddie thinks he must be getting smarter when he comes home with perfect marks until he learns the truth--his friend Rodney has played a joke on him.

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Basketball Blues is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
Basketball Blues Season 1 Episode 6: Carl pushes a reluctant Eddie to try out for the high school baskeball team. Aunt Rachel experiments with gourmet recipes.

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Body Damage is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
Body Damage Season 1 Episode 7: Carl is chosen to drive an antique police car in the Columbus Day parade, but Rachel wrecks the car and has to fix it before Carl finds out.

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Mr. Badwrench is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
Mr. Badwrench Season 1 Episode 8: While Carl unsuccessfully tries to install a shower, Rachel tries to convince everybody that her baby boy really can talk.

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Stakeout is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
Stakeout Season 1 Episode 9: Harriette becomes jealous because Carl's new partner is beautiful, shapely -- and likes to bowl!

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False Arrest is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
False Arrest Season 1 Episode 10: Carl arrests the Winslow family's favorite television star.

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The Quilt is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
The Quilt Season 1 Episode 11: Laura has a garage sale and mistakenly sells Mother Winslow's priceless 200-year-old quilt.

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Laura's First Date is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
Laura's First Date Season 1 Episode 12: Laura's first date turns into a nightmare when three boys arrive to take her to the school dance.

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Man's Best Friend is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
Man's Best Friend Season 1 Episode 13: The children bring home a stray dog that has a habit of chewing on things--and Carl changes his mind about pets.

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Baker's Dozens is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
Baker's Dozens Season 1 Episode 14: Policeman Carl Winslow's recipe for lemon tarts leads to a family business venture.

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The Big Reunion is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
The Big Reunion Season 1 Episode 15: Carl is too embarrassed to attend his high school reunion because of the weight he's gained.

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The Party is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
The Party Season 1 Episode 16: Things get out of control when the Winslow children are left alone for the evening.

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The Big Fix is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
The Big Fix Season 1 Episode 17: Eddie talks his sister Laura into going on a date with Steve Urkel, the school nerd.

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Sitting Pretty is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
Sitting Pretty Season 1 Episode 18: The Winslow home fills with children when Laura starts a baby-sitting service.

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In a Jam is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
In a Jam Season 1 Episode 19: While Carl Winslow auditions for a job as a television traffic reporter, Eddie helps Steve with a school bully.

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The Candidate is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
The Candidate Season 1 Episode 20: Eddie runs for president of the freshman class because he thinks it will make him more popular with girls.

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Bowl Me Over is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
Bowl Me Over Season 1 Episode 21: Battle lines are drawn in the Winslow family when the women challenge the men to a bowling match.

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Rock Video is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
Rock Video Season 1 Episode 22: Eddie Winslow starts his own band but becomes a little too "star-struck."

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Rachel's Place is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
Rachel's Place Season 2 Episode 1: After Steve accidentally burns down the local hamburger joint, he suggests Rachel buy it and run it herself. With the help of Carl, Harriette and Mother Winslow, she does.

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Torn Between Two Lovers is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
Torn Between Two Lovers Season 2 Episode 2: Steve Urkel mistakenly believes Rachel is romantically attracted to him as she prepares a candle-lit dinner--for her loan officer.

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Marriage 101 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
Marriage 101 Season 2 Episode 3: To her horror, Laura gets paired with Steve for a class project in which the participants pretend they are married. Harriette is depressed because Carl takes her for granted--until he recognizes the error of ...

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Flashpants is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
Flashpants Season 2 Episode 4: Harriette and Carl Winslow compete in a dance contest with Carl's police captain and his wife. Both men injure themselves but insist on continuing.

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The Crash Course is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
The Crash Course Season 2 Episode 5: Steve Urkel faces a future in military school when, to win Eddie Winslow's friendship, he falsely confesses to crashing the Winslow family car.

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Boxcar Blues is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
Boxcar Blues Season 2 Episode 6: While Carl Winslow chases a suspect, he gets trapped in a moving boxcar with Steve Urkel. Steve's uncertainty about choosing a career leads Carl to the realization that he should no longer pressure his own ...

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Dog Day Halloween is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
Dog Day Halloween Season 2 Episode 7: Carl must save Steve and Laura, who have been taken hostage during a Halloween robbery.

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Cousin Urkel is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
Cousin Urkel Season 2 Episode 8: When Steve goes out of town, his look-alike, sound-alike, act-alike cousin Myrtle, the belle of Biloxi, arrives and falls madly in love with Eddie.

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Dedicated To The One I Love is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
Dedicated To The One I Love Season 2 Episode 9: Harriette becomes jealous when a pretty neighbor becomes attracted to Carl. Steve Urkel, meanwhile, gets a girlfriend--and it's not his beloved Laura.

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The Science Project is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
The Science Project Season 2 Episode 10: Laura's happiness at getting Steve to be her partner for a science project turns to terror when she has a nightmare about him building an atomic bomb.

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Requiem For An Urkel is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
Requiem For An Urkel Season 2 Episode 11: Steve amazes everyone when he challenges the school bully to a fight after he learns that Laura's honor has been insulted.

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Fast Eddie Winslow is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
Fast Eddie Winslow Season 2 Episode 12: When Eddie loses $250 to a hardened pool hustler, he's rescued by Steve, who challenges the hustler to a game.

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Have Yourself A Merry Winslow ... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
Have Yourself A Merry Winslow Christmas Season 2 Episode 13: Christmas is never more wondrous for the Winslows than when they see that Steve's belief in Santa Claus may not be misplaced.

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Ice Station Winslow is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
Ice Station Winslow Season 2 Episode 14: Carl's decision to take his reluctant son ice fishing almost ends in tragedy when the ice on the frozen lake gives way.

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Son is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
Son Season 2 Episode 15: Harriette acts as peacemaker when a fierce argument between Carl and Eddie threatens to tear the family apart.

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Do The Right Thing is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
Do The Right Thing Season 2 Episode 16: A guilty conscience plagues Carl when he finds a diamond bracelet; Steve faces his own conscience when he has a chance to ruin Laura's latest boyfriend, the new basketball player at school.

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High Hopes is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
High Hopes Season 2 Episode 17: Steve finds an unorthodox way of curing Carl of his fear of heights. Rachel and Harriette argue over just who won a car on a radio contest.

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Life Of The Party is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
Life Of The Party Season 2 Episode 18: Aunt Rachel rescues Steve when his punch is spiked at a party.

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Busted is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
Busted Season 2 Episode 19: Eddie dents the family car and tries to get the money to secretly repair it by going gambling with Steve. The boys are arrested and bailed out by a Carl, who is feeling sheepish because he accidentally threw ...

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Fight The Good Fight is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
Fight The Good Fight Season 2 Episode 20: Laura starts a campaign to have a black history course taught at her school.

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Taking Credit is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
Taking Credit Season 2 Episode 21: Steve and Carl both learn a lesson about when to take credit for their achievement.

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Finding The Words is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
Finding The Words Season 2 Episode 22: Harriette's and Rachel's father--whom they had believed was killed in the Korean War--comes to the Winslow home and wants to make amends for abandoning his daughters.

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Skip To My Lieu is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
Skip To My Lieu Season 2 Episode 23: Steve Urkel gives Laura Winslow a bracelet, and Lieutenant Murtagh goes on a date with Rachel. Both are bluntly spurned, leaving Urkel consoling Lieutenant Murtagh.

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The Good, The Bad And The Urke... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
The Good, The Bad And The Urkel Season 2 Episode 24: Carl dreams that he is facing "Two-Gun Urkel," the most annoying gunslinger in the West.

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I Should Have Done Something is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
I Should Have Done Something Season 2 Episode 25: Carl Winslow experiences guilt over a hostage who was shot a year ago while he was on duty as a police officer. Steve Urkel bribes Laura Winslow to go out on a date with him.

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Boom! is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
Boom! Season 3 Episode 1: Steve Urkel steals an orangutan from a lab, hiding him at the Winslows' house. Lieutenant Murtagh forces Carl to use a state-of-the-art treadmill to get in shape, not realizing that one of his enemies has ...

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Brain Over Brawn is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
Brain Over Brawn Season 3 Episode 2: Carl finally proves his prowess as a handyman by fixing his roof, but while gloating, he falls off of the roof. Steve challenges a "suitor" of Laura's to a rope climb: The loser must stay away from ...

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The Show Must Go On is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Full List of Family Matters Episodes
The Show Must Go On Season 3 Episode 3: Laura is cast as Juliet in the school play. When the leading man gets sick, Steve plays Romeo and Laura must kiss him. Lieutenant Murtagh forces Carl to do his personal errands for Carl's annual performance ...