The Best Episodes Directed by Joel Zwick
#1 - Twinkle Toes Faldo
Family Matters Season 7 - Episode 20
Eddie and Urkel don't tap dance around the fact that Waldo is a klutz on the basketball court, so Waldo takes tap dancing lessons to improve his agility. Elsewhere, getting accepted to Harvard means the world to Laura, until she l earns her parents can't pay the tuition.
#2 - We're in the Army Now (2)
Laverne & Shirley Season 5 - Episode 10
Laverne & Shirley regret joining the Army.
#3 - Pop Goes the Question
Family Matters Season 9 - Episode 20
Armed with flowers and diamond rings, Urkel and Stephan each pop "the big question" to an unsuspecting Laura. Aware that Stephan is Carl's personal favorite and seems to be the logical choice, Laura is torn between the two men. While Urkel decides that stepping aside and moving all the way to Russia is the gentlemanly thing to do, Laura struggles with her dilemma -- choose the man she wants to marry or risk losing him forever.
#4 - Girl Meets the New Year
Girl Meets World Season 2 - Episode 25
Farkle tells Riley that she has until midnight on New Year’s Eve to tell everyone how she really feels about Lucas.
#6 - Tips For a Better Life
Family Matters Season 7 - Episode 16
Carl issues an ultimatum concerning Eddie's recent drinking habits; meanwhile at the local cafe, female fans become intoxicated by the jazz styling of the ultra cool Stefan Urquette. Eddie, now a member of a fraternity at college but living at home, starts drinking alcohol excessively. Carl demands that if Eddie comes home drunk again, he must move out. After the next incident, Carl tells Eddie to move in with Waldo. But Waldo surprisingly refuses, saying that Eddie becomes obnoxious when he is drunk. Eddie realizes that his father is right; he shouldn't drink alcohol until he is old enough to be responsible. Carl lets him live at home. To earn money to pay for damaging the Winslow house with one of his inventions, Steve plays jazz piano in a local club - after transforming into the suave Stefan Urquelle. The highlight of his show is when Laura sings a love song with his accompaniment, followed by a passionate kiss.
#7 - Girl Meets the Forgiveness Project
Girl Meets World Season 2 - Episode 23
When the class receives an assignment about forgiveness, Maya writes to her father in an attempt to forgive him for leaving and Riley tries to let go of the fact that Auggie destroyed something important to her.
#8 - Dream Date
Family Matters Season 7 - Episode 22
The school prom brings one disaster after another for Laura. First, her date cancels; then she's parked with a dateless Urkel at the dance. The group "Immature" performs.
#9 - Lost in Space (2)
Family Matters Season 9 - Episode 22
Urkel has to come to the rescue when a wandering satellite punctures the spacecraft in which he's traveling, preventing him and a team of astronauts from re-entering the Earth's atmosphere. With the two other astronauts on board unconscious, it's up to Urkel to repair the ship -- from the outside. Meanwhile, as Carl tries to help Harriette understand her son's need to be a police officer, Eddie's meter maid duty takes a dangerous turn. Urkel releases the satellite but starts floating away and was really in peril, but was able to use the satellite's thrusters to make it back to the spacecraft and return home to Laura.
#10 - Silence is Not Golden
Full House Season 6 - Episode 17
In a special episode: Stephanie and her classmate Charles are assigned to work together on a homework assignment. After school, Charles goes to the house with Stephanie, and while working on the assignment with Stephanie, Charles slips up and is forced to admit that his father beats him all the time.
#13 - She's Back
Family Matters Season 7 - Episode 6
Jaleel White has a dual role as Myrtle, Urkel's visiting cousin from Biloxi - who shows plenty of moxie when she squares off with Greta for Eddie's affections. The Winslows breathe a sigh of relief when Steve goes away to visit his parents in Russia. Unfortunately, Steve's Southern belle cousin, Myrtle Urkel, appears to pursue her true love - Eddie.
#15 - Throw Urkel From the Train
Family Matters Season 9 - Episode 18
Laura's not impressed by Maxine's rich new boyfriend D'Andre.
#16 - Girl Meets Legacy
Girl Meets World Season 2 - Episode 30
With middle school graduation around the corner, Riley, Maya, Lucas and Farkle work together to determine what kind of legacy they want to leave at John Quincy Adams.
#17 - Girl Meets The New Teacher
Girl Meets World Season 2 - Episode 10
A new teacher is hired and uses non-traditional ways of learning to engage the students, and the principal does not agree. Cory defends the teacher, which ultimately gets him in trouble too.
#21 - Swine Lake
Family Matters Season 7 - Episode 17
At a recital, Eddie and Greta's pas de deux from "Swan Lake" in interrupted by an ungly duckling from down south - Myrtle Urkel. Harriette, feeling dowdy, gives herself a makeover, while Eddie reluctantly enrolls in ballet lessons to improve his basketball skills. When he and his girlfriend, Greta, perform a famous ballet with the class, Myrtle Urkel arrives and takes Greta's place - both on and off the stage. Meanwhile, Harriette becomes depressed when Laura's boyfriend, Curtis, thinks that she is Laura's grandmother. She begins dressing like Tina Turner but finally comes to terms with being comfortable with her age.
#23 - It's Not My Job
Full House Season 2 - Episode 3
Teaser: Preparing for a Halloween party, the guys are dressed as the Three Stooges -- Jesse as Moe, Joey as Curly, and Danny as Larry. Main Synopsis: Jesse has made his first sale of an advertising jingle. As a result, Jesse tells his father, Nick Katsopolis, that he wants to leave the pest exterminator business that is run by Nick, and Nick is severely disappointed by this -- so disappointed, that Nick loses his temper with Jesse and says "If you're out of the family business, then you're out of the family". Jesse and his mother Irene manage to talk some sense into Nick, who realizes that Jesse has a dream about making it in the music business, and Nick and Jesse work things out. Meanwhile, Stephanie is afraid to go to the dentist to get a tooth filled, and she's even more nervous when she's actually sitting on the chair that's in the examination room. Joey, who took her to the dentist, helps her beat her fear.
#26 - Cutting It Close
Full House Season 2 - Episode 1
Teaser: Danny, Joey, Jesse, D.J., Stephanie, and Michelle play Ring around the Rosie, but Michelle doesn't understand it. Main Synopsis: While Stephanie is playing a pretend game of "hairdresser" with Jesse, she unintentionally chops off a chunk of Jesse's hair, so Jesse has to go to Alejandro, his real hairdresser, so Alejandro can cut Jesse's hair and make it even. On his way back home from Alejandro's, Jesse fails to see a road sign that says "severe tire damage". As a result, Jesse accidentally wrecks the motorcycle, and is treated for two broken arms. Stephanie blames herself for this, and the way Jesse is acting in the wake of the accident is not helping Stephanie feel any better.
#27 - A Mind Is a Terrible Thing to Read
Family Matters Season 9 - Episode 6
Urkel doesn't mind at all when a chemistry experiment allows him to eavesdrop on the thoughts of everyone around him, but being able to hear what people are thinking soon becomes far too overwhelming. Meanwhile, Carol becomes a troop leader for the Junior Woodsmen.
#29 - Girl Meets High School (2)
Girl Meets World Season 3 - Episode 2
The foursome continues to navigate the rigors of high school; some join sports teams while others choose academic clubs.
#34 - Playing the Roxy
Laverne & Shirley Season 4 - Episode 3
Laverne comes out the bedroom wearing only her slip and reading a magazine about a stripper named Roxy's adentures. It turns out that Shirley has read the article and when Laverne is about to go outside to collect the mail, Shirley gives Laverne a telling off for wearing only her slip outside. So she goes to collect the mail. Lenny and Squiggy appear wearing their new lodge hats, The Order Of The Bass, and then tell Laverne that Shirley is taking a nap outstide at the bottom of the stairs. Shirley has fallen and hit her head and now thinks she is Roxy from the magazine. She then shows a complete change in her persoanlity as she practices bumps and grinds. Carmine thinks he'll have more luck with Roxy and chats her up just as Laverne tells him to leave. Later when Shirley/Roxy is all alone, Lenny and Squiggy arrive and try to get Roxy to strip. She says she will if it's at a mens club and she gets paid, so they arrange for her to strip at their lodge's big party. Laverne comes home late
#35 - It's a Dog's Life
Laverne & Shirley Season 4 - Episode 13
Shirley handcuffs herself to a homeless dog at the pound to protest the scheduled death of the dog. Carmine comes to the rescue in the end by finding homes for all the abandoned dogs as he gives a free dance lesson to anyone who'll adopt a dog.
#37 - Tenants Are Revolting
Laverne & Shirley Season 4 - Episode 22
The girls believe they are doing a good deed by calling in a building inspector to make repairs, until Mrs. Babish is given a deadline to fix it or pay a fine.
#38 - There's a Spy in My Beer
Laverne & Shirley Season 4 - Episode 23
No one believes Laverne saw an industrial spy in the brewery. So she takes it upon herself to prove everyone wrong. She drags Shirley back to the brewery late that evening and they lie in wait for the spy. Both girls after arguing with each other end up soaking wet in a huge vat of beer. When the spy appears the girls confront him. Moments later, the security guard comes in and the girls try to convince the guard about the spy. The spy spins a tale to the guard who is now unconvinced so Laverne pulls of his trousers revealling the stolen microfilm in his sock suspenders.
#39 - Shotgun Wedding (2)
Laverne & Shirley Season 5 - Episode 1
The girls get engaged to Richie and Fonzie to avoid a shotgun wedding.
#40 - Murder on the Moosejaw Express (2)
Laverne & Shirley Season 5 - Episode 21
Laverne and Shirley try to find out who the murderer is.
#42 - S.A.T. Blues
Step by Step Season 2 - Episode 1
Dana goes to take her SATs,and guess who shows up out of now where,Cody. He explains that every week he does something new (one week he ate nothing but peaches). Dana does good (92nd percentile), but Cody does better. Dana insists that they both take it again. This time Dana does even better than Cody did the 1st time, yet Cody beat her again. Cody is afraid, ""they"" will make him be a brain surgeon, although at the end he decides to give college a try, and Dana decides she doesn't always have to be perfect.
#45 - The House Meets the Mouse (2)
Full House Season 6 - Episode 24
As everyone else is searching for Michelle, those who don't know she's missing are doing their own thing. Jesse and Joey do their radio show, and it turns out that Joey is deathly afraid of sharks, so he's reluctant to swim out of the pod, because of this, he is 45mins late meeting up with Becky.
#46 - The Pen Pal
Perfect Strangers Season 3 - Episode 15
Vince Lucas the racketeer that Larry and Balki testified against has been paroled and Balki invites him into their apartment after writing to him ever since he went to prison. Even though he threatened them, Balki trusts him but Larry's too scared.
#47 - Our Very First Night
Full House Season 1 - Episode 2
Danny is scheduled to do the 10pm sports at the TV station, Joey is scheduled to perform his comedy routine at the Laugh Machine at 10pm, and Jesse is scheduled to hold rehearsals with his band, Jesse and the Rippers, at 10pm, but one of the guys must sacrifice what he is scheduled to do and stay home with the girls. Danny and Joey choose Jesse to make that sacrifice, but Jesse finds a way to be with the Rippers anyway -- he invites the band over to the house for rehearsals in the living room, and of course D.J. and Stephanie don't want to miss it. That's why Danny is not delighted by what he sees when he gets home. Not only are Stephanie and Michelle still up, but their hair has also been colored purple.
#48 - Babes in Babylon
Perfect Strangers Season 2 - Episode 6
Larry and Balki win a trip to Las Vegas. When they get there, Larry plans out what to do for their entire trip to prevent Balki from going to the casinos and becoming a compulsive gambler. Balki eventually talks him into it and after Balki has a string of good luck playing roulette, Larry starts playing and won't stop.
#49 - Double Crossed Part 1 (1)
K.C. Undercover Season 1 - Episode 10
When The Organization assigns Junior Spy of the Year, Brett Willis, to go undercover as K.C.'s boyfriend for a mission, K.C. winds up having real feelings for him. Meanwhile, Craig and Kira receive alarming news that their old arch rival Zane is back and determined to destroy them.
#50 - Out With the Old
Family Matters Season 9 - Episode 1
Steve undergoes an image makeover in order to take part in a kissing auction hosted by Laura's sorority; Carl feels threatened by Hariette's promotion and raise and decides to moonlight as a parking attendant.
#53 - D.J. Tanner's Day Off
Full House Season 1 - Episode 22
When D.J. hears that her favorite singer Stacy Q will be at a local mall to give out autographs, and knowing that it would mean meeting Stacy Q in person, D.J. wants an autograph, and she'll do absolutely anything, no matter what it takes, to make it happen. Problem is, the signings are scheduled to take place during school hours, so D.J. decides to secretly skip a day of school to get the autograph. D.J. gets Jesse to mention how he once secretly and successfully skipped a day from school, and D.J. pulls that same trick on Jesse and Joey. D.J. and Kimmy head to the mall and get in line to get an autograph -- but they never expected Joey and Michelle to show up, because they didn't know that Joey had made plans to get the autograph for D.J. and surprise her with it after school.
#54 - Since I Lost My Baby
Perfect Strangers Season 2 - Episode 13
After Mr. Twinkacetti forgot his wedding anniversary (for the 16th time), Edwina kicks him out. Balki invites him to stay for a while but he makes no efforts to reconcile with Edwina. So Larry and Balki try and get them back together.
#56 - Ladies and Germs
Perfect Strangers Season 2 - Episode 4
Larry has a date with a beauty queen but after going to the hospital to visit Mr. Twinkacetti (who has broken his leg), he catches a cold and when Balki tries to cure him with a secret Myposian cure, he ends up sleeping for three days.
#57 - The Lottery
Perfect Strangers Season 4 - Episode 1
Balki insists on buying a lottery ticket but Larry thinks that it is just a waste of money for something that can't possibly win. But during the draws, Larry realizes that Balki picked the right numbers and won 28 million dollars but Balki can't remember where he hid the ticket.
#59 - A Christmas Story
Perfect Strangers Season 2 - Episode 11
Larry and Balki are snowed in Chicago on Christmas Eve which means they can't go to Madison to see Larry's family. So Larry is miserable until Balki spreads some Christmas cheer his way.
#60 - Our Very First Show
Full House Season 1 - Episode 1
Danny's mother who had been living with the Tanner's for a few weeks leaves. She was there because Danny's wife Pam died in a car accident. Danny (Bob Saget) has arranged so his brother and law, Jesse Cochran (John Stamos) would come and live with the Tanner's. He also made arrangments so that his friend Joey Gladstone (Dave Coulier) would help out and live with the Tanner's. This causes Stephanie (Jodie Sweetin) and DJ (Candance Cameron) to have to share a room which angers DJ and causes her to move into the garage.
#62 - Danny's Very First Date
Full House Season 1 - Episode 17
Danny wants to date Linda, the hive mother of the Honeybee troop that Stephanie is a member of, but Danny's nervous about asking Linda out and he feels that it may be too soon after Pam's death to start dating, and D.J. and Stephanie don't want Danny to start dating, because they think Danny would be looking for someone to replace their mother Pam. Meanwhile, Jesse and Joey try to assemble a small plastic slide in the living room in hopes that Michelle will play with something else besides "Benny", the old dish rag that Michelle has become so attached to.
#63 - Girl Meets High School (1)
Girl Meets World Season 3 - Episode 1
Riley, Maya, Lucas and Farkle start their freshmen year and quickly learn their place as smaller fish in a much bigger lake.
#64 - Struck By Lightning
Family Matters Season 7 - Episode 9
Laura and Myra's friendship turns stormy as they compete for the same sales job at Ferguson's; a rainstorm renders Urkel a "human lightning rod" and he refuses to go outside after being struck by lightning three times. Luckily, he finds out the cause: His "boss sauce" that he uses in his transformation machine contains a huge amount of iron. Meanwhile, Laura and Myra compete for the same sales job at a department store.
#66 - The Heartbreak Kid
Full House Season 6 - Episode 16
Michelle has fallen head over heels for Steve, and she decides that she wants to marry Steve. Everyone thinks Michelle is just playing, so they throw a "wedding" for Michelle and Steve. Michelle feels hurt when she discovers that it's not a real wedding, and everyone finally realizes that the way Michelle truly feels about Steve is not something to play around with.
#67 - High Society
Perfect Strangers Season 4 - Episode 5
Larry has an excellent idea to present to the owners of the Chronicle but has trouble getting into the party that they're holding. And mistakenly believing that Balki is that Crown Prince of Mypos, he gets invited with Larry.
#68 - Up a Lazy River (1)
Perfect Strangers Season 4 - Episode 6
The Chicago Chronicle is having a camping trip. Larry hates camping but knows that Jennifer loves it, so he arranges a trip. Jennifer insists she won't go alone with Larry (remembering the skiing incident), so Larry elects Balki as the camping leader thinking that Jennifer would feel safe and Mary Anne decides to go along.
#70 - The Return of Grandma
Full House Season 1 - Episode 4
In the kitchen, Jesse shows Danny and Joey a turtle named Bubba, which Jesse brought home because Bubba saved Jesse's life while Jesse was on his way home from a gig. Jesse then leaves the kitchen to get his guitar and bring it inside the house. By the time Jesse returns to the kitchen, the girls have noticed Bubba, and they talk Danny into letting Bubba stay -- then Stephanie says that Danny's mother Claire is coming to visit from Seattle. It turns out that Joey forgot to mention this to Danny after Claire called and said she would be over. Joey tells Danny that Claire will be arriving at the airport at 5:12pm. A now frantic Danny wants the messy house cleaned up as soon as possible so he can prove to Claire that he can handle things on his own, now that Pam is gone. The guys take the girls out shopping for cleaning supplies with them. When they get home, it's still about 5 hours away from Claire's arrival time. Minutes later, as the guys are about to start cleaning, Claire shows up a
#72 - Girl Meets the New World
Girl Meets World Season 2 - Episode 2
Riley and Lucas' classmates are curious as to what's going on with their relationship, which ultimately confuses them more than ever before.
#73 - Twas the Fight Before Christmas
K.C. Undercover Season 1 - Episode 26
K.C. plans to give her dad the most perfect christmas gift of all, a surprise visit from his dad. When he arrives, she’s the one who ends up surprised. It turns out that Craig and Poppa Earl not only don’t get along very well, he also has no idea that they are all spies.
#75 - The Selling of Mypos
Perfect Strangers Season 5 - Episode 15
When a big corporation in Chicago wants to buy 300 acres of land on Mypos, Balki was chosen to negotiate the sale, and he picked Larry to guide him through. When they are offered 10% of the total sale of 28 million dollars, Larry insists they accept is but Balki has a funny feeling about it.
#76 - Prom Night
Full House Season 6 - Episode 22
It's time for Steve's senior prom, and of course, high school sophomore D.J. is his date. Jesse and the Rippers will be the featured band at the prom, and Becky is one of the chauffeurs. Things become complicated when it is announced that the prom king is Steve, and the prom queen is Steve's former girlfriend Rachel Taylor. Meanwhile, Vicky admits to Danny that she is about a year older than Danny, who feels uncomfortable about this.
#77 - Hunks Like Us
Perfect Strangers Season 2 - Episode 2
Larry decides to join a health club after having the hots for a member named Jennifer. But he thinks she's only interested in jocks and pretends to be one. Balki goes with him and picks up a woman right away who happens to be Jennifer's best friend Mary Anne.
#78 - Lost in Space (1)
Family Matters Season 9 - Episode 21
The long-running family sitcom that made Urkel a nerd for the ages comes to a close after nine seasons. The two-part series finale sends Urkel into space as a student astronaut. It seems NASA wants to test his prize-winning artificial-gravity invention in space - with him on board. Unfortunately, this means that Urkel will have to postpone his other mission: to marry Laura. Meanwhile, back on terra firma, Harriette conspires to get Eddie reassigned to a precinct desk job out of fear for his safety.
#79 - The Dating Game
Full House Season 6 - Episode 13
5th grader Stephanie's friend Josh asks Stephanie if she wants to go out with him and the rest of the baseball team to a pizza parlor and just hang out. With D.J.'s help, Stephanie makes the mistake of thinking that this will be more than just hanging out. Meanwhile, Joey invites Alison Axelrod over for dinner but Joey may end up messing things up because he becomes a nervous klutz whenever he's around Alison.
#80 - It Didn't Happen One Night
Step by Step Season 6 - Episode 16
Frank orders the Maximum Sports Channel, and he and Rich spend so much time watching it that they ignore Carol and Dana. Jean-Luc gives the girls makeovers and helps the guys plan a romantic evening. All 4 of them enjoy the evening, and the vacant TV allows Jean-Luc to watch the sports channel, but he only gets confused. A guy named Kyle goes on a date with Al and unsuccesfully tries to take advantage of Al; however, Kyle tells everyone differently. This makes Al get a pile of phone messages from guys which causes Karen to get jealous. They solve their differences when Karen helps Al expose Kyle as a liar.
#81 - Too Many Santas
Step by Step Season 7 - Episode 10
Lilly becomes disillusioned when she recognizes that it is J.T. portraying Santa Claus at the local department store. Meanwhile, J.T. pines for his former girlfriend Sam after finding a Christmas present that he bought for her back in July.
#83 - First Friend
K.C. Undercover Season 1 - Episode 16
K.C. goes undercover as a college student at The University of Maryland to befriend and protect the President of The Organization's daughter, Eliza. Meanwhile, Judy tries to talk Ernie into letting her join his Adventure Scout troupe.
#84 - Wedding Belle Blues
Perfect Strangers Season 4 - Episode 22
On Balki's 25th birthday, his mama has a pre-arranged marriage that Balki must go through with, even though he is in love with Mary Anne. So Larry and Jennifer try and find a way to save Balki from being unhappy.
#86 - Forever Young
Step by Step Season 5 - Episode 17
Frank and Carol go to a class with Lilly for parents of young kids. In this class they begin to feel they are too old for Lilly. They try to be ""young"" like some of the other parents. They go to a grunge club with the parents of another kid and they realize that they don't need to change their entire lifestyle for Lilly's sake. Rich and JT tell Dana that ""buds are thicker than babes."" Dana disagrees and challenges them, then she tries to get a friend, Brandy Hartman, to come between them. JT and Rich figure this out and end up trapping Dana into an embarrassing situation. Cody tries to make many strange greeting cards, including one that explodes for National Demolition Worker's Day.
#87 - A Pox in Our House
Full House Season 1 - Episode 15
Stephanie has the chicken pox, and it spreads to Jesse and Joey. As part of his TV sportscasting job, Danny is scheduled to be on the bench at a Golden State Warriors basketball game in 40 minutes, and with D.J. going to her first slumber party, Danny is having a hard time finding a babysitter for Michelle, who has never had the chicken pox. With only 40 minutes to find a babysitter, Danny becomes frantic, then he begins to believe that he'll miss his assignment at the basketball game...until someone makes a surprise sacrifice so Danny can go to the game -- D.J. has willingly decided to stay home and not go to the slumber party, so she can take care of Michelle so Michelle won't have to be near Jesse and Joey while they still have the chicken pox. Chicken pox also means that Stephanie will have to miss an appearance at school by a real ballerina, something Stephanie never wanted to miss.
#88 - My Lips Are Sealed
Perfect Strangers Season 3 - Episode 14
After Mr. Gorpley gets information out of Balki about what's in the mail, Larry tells him that it's against the rules for him to give away what's in the mail. But in order to buy his dream car, he needs to know about his raise that was processed in the mail.
#89 - This Old House
Perfect Strangers Season 5 - Episode 21
Larry has a plan to make a fortune and talks Balki into buying a house for no money down, fixing it up and then selling it for a profit. He ends up making a deal for $150,000 but when he realizes he can make more money by putting in a chandelier and fancy doors, he gets greedy.
#90 - Chicago Suite (2)
Perfect Strangers Season 7 - Episode 22
Balki hasn't gone out since he broke up with Mary Anne. So Larry convinces Balki to go out and meet new people and takes him to a singles bar. Balki brings home a woman to watch a Woody Woodpecker marathon but her friend comes with her who is drunk and falls asleep in Larry's bed around the time that Jennifer comes home.
#92 - Dog Day Mid-Afternoon
Perfect Strangers Season 5 - Episode 5
Larry writes an expose of a money laundering scheme that gets him his first front page story but he's upset when he realizes that Marshall & Walpole too all the credit for his article. Also, Marvin Berman, the money laundering scheme's accountant, is also upset because his boss took all the credit for the scheme that was really his idea. So he shows up at the Chronicle with a bomb and demands a printed retraction.
#93 - But Seriously, Folks
Full House Season 1 - Episode 16
Joey gets a chance to perform in front of an HBO comedy scout at a comedy club, but when Phyllis Diller jinxes Joey's chance by taking over Joey's spot in the lineup and performing for an hour, Joey feels like a failure, so he decides to leave the comedy business and become a dull businessman. The feeling of failure spreads to D.J., who has been taking guitar lessons from Jesse. A talk with Joey proves to D.J. that she and Joey both were frustrated and looking for the easiest way out of that frustration.
#94 - Odd Man In
Family Matters Season 8 - Episode 20
Harriette fills a spot at Carl's poker table while Steve does work for Eddie at a ballpark.
#95 - Seven Card Studs
Perfect Strangers Season 4 - Episode 20
Balki loses $100 at Mr. Gorpley's poker game so Larry insists on playing at his next game to win back Balki's money and then some. Larry tells Balki that he is a great poker player but he loses every hand to Mr. Gorpley.
#98 - Knock Yourself Out
Full House Season 1 - Episode 7
Danny is having a tryout as a cable TV boxing announcer. Just before a big match begins, Danny tells boxer Reggie "The Sandman" Martin that Reggie's wife has left Reggie, and as a result, Reggie is promptly knocked out in the second round. Meanwhile, at home, Michelle has caught a cold, and it's up to Jesse and Joey to give her some baby cold medicine...easier said than done, because Michelle refuses to take the medicine.
#99 - Mork Runs Away
Mork & Mindy Season 1 - Episode 4
Realizing that his living with Mindy is making it difficult for her to date, Mork decides to move out. While looking for a flop house, he stumbles upon Exidor, the delusional leader (and only tangible member) of 'The Friends of Venus'
#100 - Disorderly Orderlies
Perfect Strangers Season 5 - Episode 14
Balki tries to get Larry to do volunteer work at the hospital but he refused until he discovered that a famous football player is a patient there hoping that he can get an interview to advance his career.
#101 - Hot Rods to Heck
Family Matters Season 7 - Episode 7
When Laura's emotions go into overdrive for drag racer Curtis, Urkel soups up the Isetta and challenges the daredevil to a race. In an effort to distract Laura from Curtis Williams, a flirtatious high school senior, Steve challenges him to a car race. Steve converts his wimpy little car into a powerful racing machine. Meanwhile, Eddie has annoyed Carl ever since he moved back home. After Eddie's friends keep coming over and making noise, Carl tells Eddie to respect the others in the house.
#102 - Do the Right Thing
Step by Step Season 5 - Episode 19
JT has a huge test coming up in one of his classes, and his friend is able to get a copy of the test. JT decides not to cheat on the test, but rather to study for it. JT ends up getting a B on the test, and when he and his friend get their books mixed up, Frank sees the cheat sheet and tells JT he is both disappointed and he will no longer pay for JT's schooling. Later, Frank overhears JT's friend returning for the book and he apologizes and they make up. Al gets an idea to get a tattoo. Even though she is told she can't she finds a way to get to the shop. Dana, however, saw her heading out and was able to tell Carol, who was able to arrive just before Al went in. Carol tried to tell Al several things, but was not able to convince her not to go through with it until she told and SHOWED her the ill effects of one.
#104 - Here Comes the Judge
Perfect Strangers Season 5 - Episode 20
When Balki is elected the head of the grievance committee, Lydia is accused of parking violations and she tries to influence his judgment by buying him ""bunny slippers"" but Larry tells Balki that he must be tough which comes back on Larry when he's accused of stealing office supplies.
#106 - Fogged In
Full House Season 2 - Episode 12
Teaser: Joey and Michelle choose what to watch on TV. Main Synopsis:Jesse and Joey have been up all night working on their latest jingle, which is for "Casa De Pancakes". When D.J. and Kimmy unknowingly erase the jingle from the tape it was recorded on by recording their version of "The Locomotion" on what they thought was a blank tape, Jesse loses his temper and yells at D.J. and Kimmy. Later, as an apology, Jesse buys D.J. a drum set, then Jesse's father Nick shows up and tells Jesse that he and Jesse's mother Irene have been arguing, and Irene told Nick to go stay with Jesse for the time being, but the thick fog outside has forced Irene to stay at the Tanner house as well. The fog is also preventing a disappointed Joey and his girlfriend Cheryl from going on a skiing trip. Later, Jesse helps Nick and Irene patch things up, and this makes Jesse realize that Jesse should have talked to D.J. about D.J. and Kimmy erasing the tape instead of yelling at D.J., then trying to buy her forgiv
#107 - Mork Goes Public
Mork & Mindy Season 1 - Episode 7
Mork has a run in with Clint Mullet, a reporter for a tabloid that is offering $25,000 for proof of alien life. After Fred saves Mork's life, Mork decides to turn himself in to pay for Fred's plumbing bills and Mindy's college tuition.
#108 - The Gift of the Mypiot
Perfect Strangers Season 4 - Episode 9
On Christmas Eve, Larry and Balki throw a Christmas party at their apartment for all their friends. But when Balki realizes that Mr. Gorpley is lonely, he invites him who causes alot of trouble with snide attitude and everyone wants to throw him out. But Balki insists on spreading a little Christmas cheer his way too.
#109 - Girl Meets Belief
Girl Meets World Season 2 - Episode 24
Cory asks the kids to challenge one another’s beliefs to see if it changes their perspectives.
#110 - Two Men and a Cradle
Perfect Strangers Season 2 - Episode 8
Balki agrees to take care of Gina's baby while she goes away with her husband. And since Larry knows more about babies, he is obligated to help Balki. Things go fine until they take him to the park and lose him.
#111 - Be True to Your Pre-School
Full House Season 6 - Episode 15
After talking to the parents of Nicky and Alex's friend Cooper Charles, Jesse wants Nicky and Alex to attend Bouton Hall, the prestigious upper crust preschool that Cooper attends and Jesse will do anything to make that happen.
#113 - To B or Not to Be
Step by Step Season 2 - Episode 2
JT has a test coming up at school on Shakespeare.So Carol convinces Frank to help JT. Frank and JT first try a tape but that gets lost.But they soon discover it's all about sex and romance,they stay up all night studying. In the morning, JT is sure the test will be easy, because of his studying; however, JT receives a bad grade. Carol and Frank talk to the teacher and discover that she gave JT a bad grade because she believes because he is a jock,that he is stupid. After the talk, she reluctantly agrees to give JT a B+.Dana, in a moment of kindness toward , says that although JT is a sport-fanatic, he deserves better.
#114 - Dream Lover
Step by Step Season 7 - Episode 7
After the cancellation of the best Halloween party in town, the clan (JT, Sam, Rich, Dana, Karen, and Al) decides to have a party in an abandoned, haunted house. They clean it up and the party turns out to be a success, and while everyone else is having a good time JT secludes himself to get advice from a ghost. He and Sam then break up yet remain friends. Lilly gets to have the house for her Halloween party and dresses like a sunflower. A friend of hers scares her. Lilly gets advice from Carol on how to deal with being scared and Lilly uses the advice to advise her friend who gets scared at the movie. Teddy T-Rex (Frank) was the life of the party-- he fell down the stairs and was attacked by the kids.
#118 - Ten Speed and a Soft Touch
Perfect Strangers Season 2 - Episode 17
Larry and Balki become 'big brothers' to a troubled teenager who is always stealing. They do fine until Larry accuses him of stealing his bike.
#119 - Men at Work
Step by Step Season 5 - Episode 24
J.T. and Rich eagerly apply and are hired at a restaurant (which Dana and her feminist friends had planned to protest against) with sexy waitress. They learn how bad harassment really is in those places, but they get in one final night of not caring. Frank converts part of the basement into a lounge using items he bought from a closed tavern. While the men love it, Carol has a serious accident with a one of the lounge's ""toys"". The closer shows interesting riding on the toy by everybody, especially Dana. Flash sleeps on the Lamberts' couch while his apartment is being fumigated. He brings a lot of energy to the house and the lounge.
#121 - The Karate Kids
Perfect Strangers Season 3 - Episode 8
While at a happy hour restaurant, Larry and Balki get beaten up at a bar by a bully who hit on Jennifer. So they decide to take karate and after several weeks of fine training, Larry insists on returning to the bar to pick a fight with the bully.
#122 - Don't Make Me Over
Family Matters Season 9 - Episode 19
Myrtle Urkel tries for the last time to get Eddie. This time, Laura and Maxine give her a complete and total makeover. Myrtle comes out looking terrific, but Eddie still does not like her. So she decides to stop chasing him.
#123 - You Gotta Have Friends
Perfect Strangers Season 3 - Episode 22
While Larry is doing some important research, Balki goes out to the races and when he gets back, he tells Larry about meeting Carl Lewis but Larry doesn't believe him since he has taken Balki's money and left.
#124 - Games People Play
Perfect Strangers Season 4 - Episode 13
Larry is assigned to be on a game show called ""Risk it All"" and Balki is his partner. Balki wants to do all the stunts on the show but Larry, to avoid humiliation, insists that he just answer questions and go home. But after being offered a Caribbean Cruise, Larry won't quit.
#125 - Come Fly with Me
Perfect Strangers Season 4 - Episode 14
Larry and Balki are flying to Hawaii with Jennifer and Mary Anne serving along the way. But after eating a Myposian snack the wrong way, Jennifer and Mary Anne get sick. So Larry and Balki decide to cover for them but didn't know they weren't suppose to serve through turbulence.
#126 - Taking Stock
Perfect Strangers Season 3 - Episode 4
Balki buys one share of stock in a cereal company and discovers that there isn't enough raisins in a box that they advertise. Knowing that the company is cheating the public, he decides to go to head office to complain and Larry goes with him.
#127 - What's Wrong with This Picture?
Step by Step Season 5 - Episode 12
Dana admires a abstract, feminist artist and is honored to be chose to pose for her. Knowing she will be a part of what be a great work, she agrees to pose nude. Since Dana is convinced that the work will be abstract, and she will not be recognizable, she proudly invites Frank, Carol, Karen and Al to a charity auction where it will be unveiled. Unfortunately, the painter decided to change styles to Photo-realism, and the painting is obviously Dana. Carol is determined to outbid the ""perverts,"" but Frank does not allow her to top $100,000. Fortunately, the artist destroys her work, because anything that appealing to the masses must be bad. JT goes on a date with Casey Maxwell, the daughter of an alleged crime boss, who requires him to spend $200 per plate for their date. When JT ends the relationship, he fears for his life. Frank refuses to hire an exterminator to kill the rat in the attic. He becomes so obsessed with catching the rat that he hurts himself (throwing out his shoulder, fa
#128 - All the News That Fits
Perfect Strangers Season 3 - Episode 1
Larry gets a job at the Chicago Chrinicle local newspaper as a reporter and brings Balki to find a job. Mr. Burns the city editor hires Balki in the mail room but Mr. Gorpley the mail room boss doesn't want him there and tries everything to fire him.
#129 - The Horn Blows at Midnight
Perfect Strangers Season 3 - Episode 7
When a famous psychic visits the Chronicle, She goes into a trance and predicts that a bog storm will come and Larry will die at midnight after sitting on a sheep and eating a golden ring. Larry thinks that it is just superstition until a storm comes out of nowhere.
#130 - To Be or Not to Be
Perfect Strangers Season 3 - Episode 13
When Larry and Balki are chosen to be in the commercial for the Chicago Chronicle, Larry takes his acting abilities too far and goes overboard.
#132 - The Right to Light
Laverne & Shirley Season 5 - Episode 17
To protest a false bill, the girls chain themselves insde the gas company building, little knowing that another disgruntled customer has planted a bomb in the building. Because the girls are chained to the wall, they can't get out.
#133 - Murder on the Moosejaw Express (1)
Laverne & Shirley Season 5 - Episode 20
The girls are riding the Moose Jaw Express when a murder victim enters their compartment.
#134 - Check This
Perfect Strangers Season 1 - Episode 5
Larry takes Balki to the bank to open a bank account but Balki doesn't seem to understand everything about banking when he overspends with his checks and buys Larry new furniture. Meanwhile, Twinkacetti is going to a poker game and his wife, Edwina doesn't like him gambling. So he asks Larry to tell his wife that they were at a basketball game but Larry refuses to.
#135 - A Pain in Harassment
Family Matters Season 9 - Episode 9
Steve gets a chance at a $1 million basketball shot. Will he end up rolling dough, or will he get "nothing but net"? Harriette's new boss has a reputation for being tough, but his employees are blindsided by his verbal abuse as well. Meanwhile, Urkel tries to win a million dollars with a basketball half-court shot in L.A.
#136 - To Tell the Truth
Mork & Mindy Season 1 - Episode 8
When Mork tricks Mindy into believing that he can predict the weather, Mindy tells him that he should never lie. The music store's despicable landlord, Arnold Wanker, dies while trying to evict Fred from the music store. Mork, hearing the family try to comfort his widow, assumes that that Wanker is their friend, and brings him back from the dead.
#137 - Assertive Training
Perfect Strangers Season 4 - Episode 2
After Mr. Perkins, an employee at the Chronicle parked in Larry's parking space and Jennifer breaks a date with him at the last minute, Larry figures he has trouble being assertive. So he goes to a seminar called ""stop"" hoping it will help him become more assertive. When he returns, He tells Jennifer and Mr. Perkins off, and he instructs Balki how to get a raise after Mr. Gorpley laughed in his face when he asked for it. He finally gets Balki to demand a raise from Mr. Gorpley.
#138 - Maid to Order
Perfect Strangers Season 4 - Episode 10
With Larry working late and Balki at college, their household chores are falling behind. So they decide to hire a maid. They finally select Mr. Bailey who waits on them hand and foot for practically nothing which ends up getting on Larry's nerves.
#139 - Prose and Cons
Perfect Strangers Season 4 - Episode 17
Larry and Balki wind in jail after refusing to reveal a source of a commodity scandal to protect the freedom of the press. They won't stop there they are very persistent to keep their sources and take the hard time, But they later get two dangerous cell mates.
#140 - Picture This
Perfect Strangers Season 1 - Episode 2
Larry tries to kickstart his career and gets tipped off that Dolly Parton is in town committing adultery. So he decides to follow her until he can get a picture to sell to newspapers. Meanwhile, Balki will do a favor for anyone who will ask for it so Larry teaches him to say ""no"" once in a while but it backfires on him.
#141 - Blast from the Past
Perfect Strangers Season 5 - Episode 18
It's a very psychotic evening when Marvin Berman, who tried to blow up Larry and Balki, visits them for dinner to apologize. But in the process, they mistakenly think that the mob is after them and they are surrounded by killers.
#142 - He's the Boss
Perfect Strangers Season 5 - Episode 19
When Mr. Wainwright hires a personal assistant Mr. Glover, Balki gets promoted to the executive staff, but is unaware that it is a scheme that Mr. Glover has to try and implement the American Dream Program. And Larry may lose his job if he doesn't go along with it.
#143 - Grandpa
Perfect Strangers Season 6 - Episode 14
Grandpa Appleton comes for a visit and is quite a surprise: He's 76 years old and is acting like a wild teenager, and has a much younger girlfriend. Larry thinks he should act more his age but Balki thinks that it's okay acting as young as he feels.
#144 - Knock, Knock, Who's There?
Perfect Strangers Season 1 - Episode 1
Larry Appleton has just settled in his new Chicago apartment after leaving home of one of nine kids and took a job at the corner discount store working for his greedy landlord Mr. Twinkacetti until he can eventually become a photo journalist. But one evening, Balki Bartokomous, his distant cousin and a Mediterranean sheep herder from the island of Mypos shows up on his door step looking for a place to stay. So Larry takes him in and tries to get him a job at Twinkacetti's store which may mean risking his own job.
#147 - First Date
Perfect Strangers Season 1 - Episode 3
Larry takes Balki to a singles bar to meet women and while Balki gets his first date, Larry gets beat up in a parking lot by a boyfriend of a woman he hit on.
#149 - Good Skates
Perfect Strangers Season 5 - Episode 1
When Larry finds out that Grant, a co-worker of Jennifer's is impressing Jennifer by raising money for a ""big brothers"" roller skating marathon, he gets jealous of him and lies about his roller skating ability to win Jennifer.
#150 - Girl Meets World: Of Terror 2
Girl Meets World Season 2 - Episode 18
Riley and Maya run into a somewhat old friend when they meet the ghost of the bay window—who just happens to be a flapper from the 1920s.
#151 - Short Story
Family Matters Season 1 - Episode 3
Rachel writes a short story with characters that seem all too familiar; Carl becomes obsessed with the family's out of proportion water bill.
#153 - Blind Alley
Perfect Strangers Season 4 - Episode 15
Larry's bowling team is one game away from winning the trophy that Mr. Gorpley has been waving in Larry's face for the last year. But Calvin, the star player has been sent out of town by his boss - Mr. Gorpley of course. Balki tries bowling for the first time and had an excellent score so he becomes the substitute, but his trip to the ophthalmologist before the tournament may make playing difficult.
#155 - Father Knows Best (2)
Perfect Strangers Season 5 - Episode 8
Larry and Balki, Jennifer and Mary Anne, Lydia and Mr. Gorpley, and of course Larry's father are all trapped in the flooding basement. Larry attempts to solve the problem without much luck. So thinking they're all going to die, Larry must tell his father how he feels. Luck changes when Larry finds his chemistry set.
#157 - The Defiant Guys
Perfect Strangers Season 3 - Episode 20
Larry is very angry at Balki for making him late for work and won't speak to him so Balki handcuffs them together and loses the key during Larry's important luncheon sate with Mr. Burns and the publisher R.T. Wainwright.
#158 - Almost Live from Chicago
Perfect Strangers Season 5 - Episode 10
Lydia has been offered the opportunity of having her on TV advice show but she has one problem, she's afraid of cameras. But Larry tries to force her to do the show because of a mistake he made in high school when he turned down an opportunity.
#159 - The Rent Strike
Perfect Strangers Season 2 - Episode 10
Mr. Twinkacetti hasn't been living up to his landlord responsibilities so Larry, Balki, and all the tenants hold a meeting and declare a rent strike. The tenants still won't quit even after Twinkacetti turns off the electricity, water and heat which is too bad for Twinkie who needs money to pay off a gambling debt.
#160 - Crazy Love
Step by Step Season 6 - Episode 1
Dana is told she must tutor another student.As she goes on about ""moron jock"" she will to tutor this time she discovers it's Rich;whom she loathes. But the first thing they learn is that opposites attract, and soon, to everyone's shock, sparks begin to fly. Meanwhile, Carol and Frank, eager to be alone and away from the ever-present Jean-Luc, escape for a much needed romantic weekend, but find an unwelcome surprise awaiting them,Jean Luc.It's his birthday and he ends spending it alone after Carol and Frank explain to him they need some time alone themselves.
#161 - Better Shop Around
Perfect Strangers Season 3 - Episode 5
While grocery shopping, Balki wins a shopping spree to happen the next day and he thinks it would be fun. But Lary makes a plan to get certain things to sell for an air conditioner which takes all the fun out of it.
#162 - She's the One
Step by Step Season 6 - Episode 6
J.T. finally meets the girl of his dreams in Sam, the tow truck driver. They have everything in common and after some urging from brothers and sisters he asks her out. They end up going to a packers game and from then on it's love. J.T. is initally confused about his feelings for Sam until he has a conversation with Jean Luc and it all becomes clear. He in love with Sam. Also Karen's big music break finally comes, when she is selected to appear in a video with one of Country Music's biggest (fictional) stars, Jimmy Ray Johnston. So Frank, Carol and Karen all travel to Chicago for the big shoot. But it turns out that Jimmy Ray only wants Karen to look good and not actually sing. So she quits.
#163 - I'll Be Home For Christmas
Step by Step Season 4 - Episode 12
It's christmas time at the Lambert/Foster's and J.T. decides he's to old to spend Christmas with the family and he wants to go skiing with his buddies.Frank doesn't want him to, but doesn't object.J.T. realizes the minute they arrive at the cabin that he made a mistake and would rather go home.He calls Cody and confesses, but refuses to call Frank.Cody talks Frank into going to see J.T. and he admits he would rather be home with the family and Frank says he wants him home too.
#164 - Home Movies
Perfect Strangers Season 5 - Episode 11
Balki wants to send a home movie to his mama for the reunion he is going to miss. But Larry takes over the video and goes overboard with his movie-making skills.
#165 - Torn Between Two Mothers
Step by Step Season 5 - Episode 14
Frank's mom comes to town to see Lilly. She tells Carol how to do everything. While everyone else is enjoying ""Nana,"" Carol grows more and more frustrated with her as her advice becomes more and more personal. Finally because of some advice from Carol (and Cody), Frank stands up to his mother. Then Frank's mother realizes what a terrible mother-in-law she has been. At the same time, JT gets a job as a dummy for a women's self-defense class. Dana, Karen, and Al join the class and after seeing what it is there practicing (shots to the groin) JT quits in the middle. Also, Cody gets a job doing brain experimentation.
#166 - College Bound
Perfect Strangers Season 4 - Episode 8
Larry prepares a surprise party for Balki who is taking his college entrance exams. While they are waiting for him to return, they talk about some things they've been through together such as when they first met, the first day at the Chronicle, when they tried to fix Jennifer and Mary Anne's shower, etc. Larry thinks that he has helped Balki come along way but it seems that Balki has been helping him more.
#167 - The Half Monty
Step by Step Season 7 - Episode 15
When Rich and J.T. need money for a ski trip, they enter a male-stripper contest rather than admit that they are penniless. Meanwhile, while speaking about their successful marriage to young couples at their church, Carol and Frank get into a fight.
#168 - Because They're Cousins
Perfect Strangers Season 5 - Episode 13
Balki's cousin Bartok come to visit from Mypos via Los Angeles for the last six months. Bartok looks just like Balki except after being in LA, he lost his accent and got a cool attitude, and he has a money-making scheme and tries to take Balki's money.
#169 - The Newsletter
Perfect Strangers Season 5 - Episode 3
When Balki is put in charge of the Chronicle Newsletter, Larry horns in and suggests he dig deep into the information. But he ends up reporting Lydia getting cosmetic surgery, Mr. Gorpley dating the wife of a sports editor, and quotes an insult Larry made to Mr. Wainwright.
#170 - Tooth or Consequences
Perfect Strangers Season 5 - Episode 4
Balki gets a cavity and Larry makes him a dental appointment for him and Balki is excited to go when Larry tells him about all the neat stuff but he's too scared to go when Mr. Gorpley tells him about the drill.
#171 - Nightmare Vacation
Perfect Strangers Season 5 - Episode 16
Larry found the perfect vacation and Balki, Jennifer and Mary Anne decide to give him one more chance with planning vacations. They go to a tropical resort, Club Paradise with broken walls in the hotel room and it is disrupted with a hurricane and Larry can't admit that he's made another mistake.
#172 - Hello Ball
Perfect Strangers Season 5 - Episode 9
When Jennifer's father comes to town, Larry tries to impress him. So they decide to go golfing. Larry is an excellent golfer but Mr. Lyons is a bad golfer and a bad loser o Larry decides to let him win and lets Balki play thinking that he can't golf, but can he?
#173 - Little Sister Don't Change
Step by Step Season 5 - Episode 1
JT and Rich go on a double date to the drive-in.But JT thinks twice after he finds out who Rich wants to take,Al.After a while it's clear JT can't handle it,so he and Al have a talk.Where she tells JT she no longer needs him to protect her. Cody sets up Dana with Brad Pitt from Legends of the Fall, but it turns out to be the Brad Pit that played dead body #2. Mark and his friends are depressed about their controlling mothers. They try to prove their manhood by smoking stogies, and Mark gets sick. So Frank offers to take him and his friends camping to do some manly things.
#174 - Digging up the News
Perfect Strangers Season 5 - Episode 24
Larry is assigned to interview Uncle Shaggy, a kid's show host and when he gets Balki to take a picture of him without his costume, the get Uncle Shaggy fired after someone discovered that he has a criminal record for something he did along time ago. But Larry swears he will make it up to him.
#177 - That Old Gang of Mine
Perfect Strangers Season 4 - Episode 11
Mary Anne was promoted and moves to London and Balki is heartbroken and miserable. So Larry suggests Balki get a hobby to take his mind off her. So he joins a motorcycle gang where the club plans a wild initiation ceremony.
#178 - Eyewitless Reports
Perfect Strangers Season 5 - Episode 22
A Chronicle Tour sends Mr. Gorpley, Larry and Balki & Jennifer and Mary Anne to a cabin in the forest where they encounter a 'Mad Dog' killer who escaped from prison. The killer is later apprehended but they all tell different stories about the capture which confuses the state trooper.
#180 - Talking Trash
Step by Step Season 6 - Episode 20
Frank buys Carol a birthday present that stresses security rather than romance. JT warns him, but he doesn't listen. Carol does not appear to be all that thrilled about it after getting jewelry and cashmere from Jean-Luc and the kids, respectively. Frank tries to make it up to her, but Carol believes the fact that he loves her and gave her the gift with that love was enough. Dana chooses a ""brain"" to team up with for the recycling contest rather than Rich. Rich, in order to get her back picked a ""bimbo"" cheerleader as his teammate. Rich really wants to show Dana he is not a ""flyweight intellectual."" He proves to Dana that creativity is just as important as book smarts (and wins!!).
#181 - Father Knows Best (1)
Perfect Strangers Season 5 - Episode 7
Larry's perfectionist father comes for a visit and Larry wants to impress him so he can finally get a ""well done son"" from his father. But instead, they end up trapped in the basement that is flooding after Larry broke the water pipe.
#182 - Independence Day
Step by Step Season 6 - Episode 7
JT asserts his independence by moving out of his parents' house to a not so joyful Jean-Luc's. But after some problems there he then moves into his own apartment. Carol wants to spend more quality time with the girls by going to a karaoke bar.
#183 - The L Word
Step by Step Season 6 - Episode 5
Frank and Jean Luc go camping to do a little ""Male-Bonding"". Frank tells Jean Luc not to tell anyone he's a contractor, beccause he doesn't want everyone asking him to fix this and that.So Jean Luc tells the couple next door there certainly not hairstylists,but there brain Surgeons.Turns out the lady is pregnant and she goes into labor just as her husband goes fishing.So Frank and Jean Luc have to deliver the baby. Meanwhile, back at home Dana begins to question her relationship with Rich when an old friend from high school, now attending Harvard, tries to woo her away. Rich gets jealous and forbids her to see him,which only makes Dana laugh.She then accepts an invitation to go with her friend for the weekend to visit the Harvard campus.Rich shows up and things get crazy.
#184 - Don't Ask
Step by Step Season 5 - Episode 6
Karen thinks her dream of becoming a Country Music star may finally come true,A producer says he will deliver her demo to every record producer in the business if she gives him 500 dollars upfront.She does and he rips her off,by skipping town. She soon becomes depressed and being too young to get drunk, she stuffs herself trying to get fat. Dana eventually cheers her up by getting a radio station to play Karen's song on the air. Cody orders a ham radio, but ends up with a Russian mail order bride. She steals his credit card, max's it out, and insists upon marrying Cody to avoid having to go back to Russia. Finally, she finds a naturalized citizen from her home country and marries him,and Cody is no longer under Russian domination. Frank and Carol, sick of doing EVERYTHING for the kids, talk to the kids about doing their own little errands. Brendan ends up not getting a permission slip to a Packers game, requiring a clarification of the rules.
#185 - Sex, Lies and Videotape
Step by Step Season 6 - Episode 3
JT accepts the hasty marriage proposal made by Michelle, a sexy French woman ten years his senior, but as Jean-Luc discovers that there are some serious hidden strings attached. Michelle as it turns out is about to lose her visa and must return to France. So she tries to get JT to marry her so she can stay. Meanwhile, after Frank refuses to let him go and see Showgirls, Mark and his friends go the video store and discover ""Naughty Nurses"" in a video case of the Little Mermaid. After they get caught watching it in the Garage, Frank has a long talk with Mark.
#186 - Couch Potato
Perfect Strangers Season 3 - Episode 11
When Larry and Balki get cable TV, Balki becomes glued to the TV and won't stop watching it to the point where he forgets about his job, sleep, and never goes out anymore. So Larry must make an important decision of getting rid of the cable.
#187 - The Feminine Mistake
Laverne & Shirley Season 4 - Episode 21
Laverne asks Shirley if she can make her more feminine to impress Joey. This leads to Laverne acting 'froo-froo' and doing impressions of a southern belle.
#188 - Shirley and the Older Man
Laverne & Shirley Season 4 - Episode 24
Shirley's friendship with a rich older man is resented by Carmine, who is jealous, and the man's daughter is suspicious of Shirley's intentions.
#189 - Upstairs, Downstairs
Laverne & Shirley Season 5 - Episode 4
A fight over returning a wrongly issued check sets the girls to dreaming about Shirley in heaven and Laverne in hell.
#191 - We're in the Army Now (1)
Laverne & Shirley Season 5 - Episode 9
Laverne & Shirley enlist in the W.A.C.s to get even for a missed promotion.
#192 - The Fourth Annual Shotz Talent Show
Laverne & Shirley Season 5 - Episode 12
Laverne and Shirley are in charge of selecting the acts for the 4th annual Shotz talent show. It starts off with Frank auditioning in Laverne and Shirley's apartment showing them his ventriloquist act. He produces a Laverne doll which cracks Shirley up but Laverne is none too impressed until Frank produces a Shirley doll which Laverne starts laughing at, but now Shirley doesn't find it so funny. They convince Frank that his act is just too good for the show and that he should MC it as usual. He agrees as he doesn't want to show up all the other acts. We then see Laverne and Shirley auditioning acts at Shotz. Upon the end of each act when Laverne and Shirley ask the never seen Mr.Shotz what he thought he of the last act, all we hear is a raspberry. Lenny and Squiggy sings a number called "I Knew I Should Have Listened To Momma" which also gets a raspberry. Carmine and Edna come in singing "Yankee Doodle" and tap dancing. Mr.Shotz loves this and tells the girls that he wants this year's
#193 - Testing, Testing
Laverne & Shirley Season 5 - Episode 13
Shotz hires a psychiatrist to evaluate job aptitudes. The gang are all terrified that some deep dark secret, or that all their inadequacies are going to be revealed when they visit the company shrink.
#194 - Not Quite South of the Border
Laverne & Shirley Season 5 - Episode 14
The girls can't wait to go on a vacation to Mexico. Unfortunately when they get there, they find half of their hotel room missing and that they have to share the room with another woman.
#195 - You Oughta Be in Pictures
Laverne & Shirley Season 5 - Episode 15
The girls jump at the chance to be the stars in a movie, unaware that the film they will be starring in is an Army hygiene film. Shirley begs Laverne to come and tryout for an acting part in a movie. Laverne agrees and they get to the studio. They subsequently get cast as the two stars of the feature. They have to go and get fitted for wardrobe and when they come out they're wearing cheap, gaudy costumes that Laverne immediately asks if they can keep. They're introduced to their leading men, upon which Shirley finds out that her leading man is gay. The director starts filming the movie and only then the girls find out they're playing hookers in an army hygiene film. When it's all over, we find Laverne and Shirley miserable at home. Then Lenny and Squiggy enter telling them they've just been to see the premiere of the film. Laverne and Shirley asks if anyone recognized them as the hookers. Lenny tells them not to worry, as no one recognized them, but he had to tell everybody it was the
#196 - The Beatnik Show
Laverne & Shirley Season 5 - Episode 16
Shirley is turned on to Beatnik culture, while visiting a local coffee house one evening. She soon begins wearing black, and moping around the apartment, complaining that nothing in her life is "cool" anymore. Laverne then tries to snap her friend out of this Beatnik mindset, so she can go back to being her old self again.
#197 - Why Did the Fireman?
Laverne & Shirley Season 5 - Episode 18
Laverne falls for a fireman who is always being called to duty. Before he gets a chance to propose to Laverne, he dies in the line of duty saving many lives.
#198 - The Collector
Laverne & Shirley Season 5 - Episode 19
The girls try to talk Carmine out of going to work for a loan shark.
#199 - Survival Test
Laverne & Shirley Season 5 - Episode 22
Sargeant Alvina Plout takes the girls on a survival test against the men.
#200 - Road Trip
Step by Step Season 6 - Episode 2
JT and Rich convince Frank that they're mature enough to drive down to Mexico. After traveling almost the whole way they finally discover that Dana has stode away in the back seat. After reaching the border town of Tejada, they end up in jail, when Rich gives all his money to Dana and they can't pay for the burritos they just ate. Dana's mouthing off to the officer over what she sees as him trying to take advantage of her, only makes things worse. In the meantime, Carol has a bright idea. Frank should teach Jean-Luc how to drive. But for once he refuses and Carol takes her life in her own hands when she attempts to teach Jean-Luc herself.
#202 - Macho Man
Step by Step Season 6 - Episode 17
JT, Sam, Rich, Dana, and Al go miniature golfing, and Sam wins. She, also, wins in Ping-Pong, Arcade, batting cage, and Billiards. Then Sam runs to JT's aid when he is threatened by a poolhouse bully. He begins to feel inadequate and his dream about marrying Sam turns into a strange nightmare when Sam's machismoâ€”and Rich's ribbingâ€”get the best of JT. Meanwhile, Jean-Luc escorts a fearful Lilly to the doctor for a tetanus shot. Jean-Luc promises to be with her and hold her hand during the shot and she would get a lollipop afterwards. But Jean-Luc cut his hand and needs one, too. Jean-Luc and Lilly help each other be brave. Contributed By:Rustle
#203 - The King and I
Perfect Strangers Season 4 - Episode 16
Larry and Balki throw a '50's party and invite their friends. Lydia brings her date Lamont who is a hypnotist. After demonstrating hypnosis, he accidentally hypnotizes Balki into thinking he's Elvis which carries on through their tax audit the next day.
#204 - Oh, Come All Ye Bums
Laverne & Shirley Season 4 - Episode 14
Laverne and Shirley are decorating their Christmas tree, when a bum called Rags knocks at the door and tells Laverne and Shirley that he's bringing 36 of his bum friends with him to Frank's annual Hobo Christmas Dinner at the Pizzabowl. Next we see Lenny and Squiggy dressed as an elf and a fairy working in a department store as Santa's helpers. They're being pestered by an obnoxious little boy. Frank DeFazio whose taken the job of Santa Claus, comes in to help raise money to pay for the Hobo's dinner. The Pizzabowl has been doing bad business and he can't afford to pay for the dinner this year, hence the Santa job. Laverne and Shirley comes in after having fought a large crowd over Christmas bargains. When they see Lenny and Squiggy they burst out laughing and they pull the brat away from Squiggy who has him in a choke hold. The rumpus causes the department stores manager to come out and when he sees the commotion, he fires Frank as Santa. Laverne recognizes her father's loud voice and
#205 - Supermarket Sweep
Laverne & Shirley Season 4 - Episode 17
Laverne wins three minutes of free shopping and everyne want something. Everybody wants something all right: Lenny and Squiggy are constantly telling them to get Bosco, Carmine is out taking orders from the neighborhood. When the day comes, due to the girls' greed all they end up with is one measly item each.
#206 - Fat City Holiday
Laverne & Shirley Season 5 - Episode 3
The girls get jobs at a weight loss camp.
#207 - What Do You Do with a Drunken Sailor?
Laverne & Shirley Season 5 - Episode 5
Shirley's brother returns home from the Navy, an alcoholic.