The Best Episodes Directed by Gary Menteer
#1 - Divorce Anderson Style
Punky Brewster Season 3 - Episode 4
In a special episode: Allen is scared to death that his parents Andy and Annie are going to get a divorce because Andy and Annie have been arguing a lot lately, more than usual. It turns out that Allen is right, and Andy and Annie decide to get a divorce. Later, Punky finds Allen in the treehouse with a lot of his things. Allen says he's never leaving the treehouse, and Punky is shocked by the reason why -- Allen has to move to Kansas with Annie. Allen doesn't want to leave his friends and move to an unfamiliar place. Henry comes outside and tells Allen that Annie is looking for him. Punky and the gang say a tearful goodbye to Allen, and Punky tells Allen that she and the gang will always be Allen's friends, and that they will always stay in touch with Allen.
#17 - Dedicated to the One I Love
Family Matters Season 2 - Episode 9
Harriette points out the obvious when seductive neighbor Loretta sets her sights on Carl; and Laura may soon regret steering Steve to a shy young girl when she finds herself jealous of his attentions.
#18 - Fight the Good Fight
Family Matters Season 2 - Episode 20
Laura is inspired to make a difference by encouraging support for a black-history class, but her efforts fan the flames of racism at school.
#19 - High Hopes
Family Matters Season 2 - Episode 17
In a hot-air balloon, Carl tries to overcome his fear of heights. Harriette and Rachel clash over a car won in a contest.
#20 - Woman of the People
Family Matters Season 3 - Episode 19
When squeaky-clean Laura enters the race for student-council president, snooty rival Cassie Lynn vows to gather dirt on her. Meanwhile, neighbors elect Harriet Neighborhood Watch leader and Carl is down in the dumps about it.
#21 - Son
Family Matters Season 2 - Episode 15
After an escalating spat with his father, grounded Eddie escapes from the house to keep a date, and Harriette must mediate a father-son feud when Carl gets tired of Eddie's attitude and Eddie threatens to move out.
#22 - Best Friends
Family Matters Season 5 - Episode 6
Harriette tries to fit in with Laura's friends but gets the cold shoulder from Laura. And Waldo's not so hot as Eddie's new hire at Mighty Weenie.
#23 - It Didn't Happen One Night
Family Matters Season 5 - Episode 2
Laura oversleeps and misses her bus to Cincinnati for a cheerleading competition and Steve offers to take her in his Isetta. Laura is not pleasant company and Steve confronts her about it.
#24 - Jailhouse Blues
Family Matters Season 3 - Episode 15
Visiting cousin Clarence is a slick dude ready for some action in the Winslow 'hood and a bad influence on a vulnerable Eddie, who winds up being arrested together with Steve.
#25 - Opposites Attract
Family Matters Season 5 - Episode 20
Urkel develops hiccups after being robbed.
#26 - Aunt Oona
Family Matters Season 5 - Episode 23
Urkel's accident-prone Aunt Oona visits shy, dowdy woman who get a confidence-building makeover from Harriette and then takes her new-found confidence to a karaoke bar, where chaos erupts when she holds a singing contest.
#27 - The Science Project
Family Matters Season 2 - Episode 10
Everyone vies to be partners with budding scientist Steve, who teams up with Laura for a science project - an A-bomb.
#28 - Grill of My Dreams
Family Matters Season 9 - Episode 12
Everyone duck! Urkel begins training to become a master teppanyaki chef at a Japanese steakhouse a part of his journey along the self-improvement highway. Laura surprises Urkel at the restaurant while he's slicing and dicing, and he lives up to the specialty of the house - The Tsunami Supreme. Meanwhile, Commissioner Geiss goes on vacation and leaves his talking pet parrot, Andre, in Carl's care and the bird learns some new words: "Geiss is an idiot."