The Steve Harvey Show

The BEST episodes of The Steve Harvey Show

Every episode of The Steve Harvey Show ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of The Steve Harvey Show!

Mixing it up with laugh-out-loud comedy, youthful appeal and a likable namesake lead, The Steve Harvey Show crackles with high school hijinks and teacher entanglements in a hip urban setting. The series' successes as a multiple NAACP Image Award winner and as one of The WB's hit flagship series underscore its enduring longevity, immense popularity and far-reaching influence. In the series, former R&B star Steve Hightower (Harvey) gives up his wild times for school ties, becoming an inner-city Chicago music teacher and eventually a vice principal with a ragtag bunch of classroom charges. Headlining the Hi-Tops soul group who opened for the likes of Gladys Knight and the Pips Hightower's touring career never quite hit the high note he expected. Down on his luck, and totally out of money, he decides to let go of his carefree lifestyle and pin down a "real" job. With an assist from his longtime friend and eventual roommate, the gym coach with the insatiable appetite Cedric Rob.

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Working Homegirl
star
10.00
1 votes

#1 - Working Homegirl

Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired 1/21/1999

To impress her visiting great-aunt, Lovita tells a few lies where she makes her great-aunt believe that she and Cedric are married, she's the principal and Steve runs errands for the newlyweds. - - - Having told her aging Aunt Tulabett that she and Cedric are married and she's the school's principal, Lovita asks everyone to play along. Though Regina is reluctant, Lovita's claim that her aunt has a bad heart persuades Regina to cooperate for just one day. And not wanting to do anything to aggravate the condition, Steve is forced to pretend he's Lovita's personal assistant. Meanwhile, after Lydia oversteps her authority as hall monitor, Regina gives the job to Romeo hoping he will become more responsible. Unhappy with his performance, Aunt Tooly fires Steve and sends him packing to Regina's at 4:00 AM. And though both Steve and Regina assume things are about to return to normal, Lovita asks them to cooperate for one more week. Meanwhile, after threatening to turn in Romeo for taking a

Directors: Stan Lathan
Let's Talk About Sax
star
8.33
3 votes

#2 - Let's Talk About Sax

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/15/1997

Steve's audition with Teddy Riley hits a sour note when his saxophone is pawned by Romeo, who uses the money to buy a suit.

African-American Me
star
8.00
2 votes

#3 - African-American Me

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/2/1997

On his way to play the piano at regina's church, Steve gets arrested and thrown in jail with Cedric. - - - Steve lets Regina down by failing to proofread the school's newsletter before it is printed. Remorseful, Steve must find a way to make amends. When her church pianist runs off on the eve of a performance, he offers to fill in. Yet, unwilling to trust him, Regina refuses and continues looking for someone else. Making matters worse, Cedric is angry with Steve because he won't share the apartment's lone parking space. After his 15th parking ticket, Cedric waits for Steve to move his car, then parks in the space. Unwilling to give it up, Cedric is reduced to walking, cabs and public transportation. Meanwhile, as part of a social studies project, the students pair off in a marriage experiment. Romeo is matched with Sara and Bullethead with Sophia. Desperate for a pianist, Regina finally asks Steve to cover at the church. He agrees. As Steve leaves for the church, only then does h

Directors: Stan Lathan
Maid to Order
star
8.00
1 votes

#4 - Maid to Order

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired 2/18/1998

Steve and Cedric think their housekeeping prayers are answered when they hire an elderly cleaning lady from Lovita's church. - - - When former child star Mindy Plum enrolls at school, Romeo and Bullethead can't wait for her arrival. As Regina warns them not to give her the "star treatment," Mindy arrives. With Steve and Cedric's apartment a mess and Regina's bachelorette party coming up, the three of them agree to hire a housekeeper together. But Lovita worries when both Steve and Cedric set their sights on someone young and beautiful. So to make sure Cedric stays out of trouble, she arranges for her elderly aunt to get the job. In Steve's class, Mindy interrupts with cell phone conversations to her agent. Steve teams Mindy with Bullethead and Romeo for the class music project. Despite her proclamations, Bullethead is unconvinced Mindy is still the star she claims to be. When it's clear Auntie Pearl isn't working out, Steve wants to fire her. In order to keep his relationship with Lo

Directors: Stan Lathan
The Shower Planner
star
8.00
1 votes

#5 - The Shower Planner

Season 6 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/13/2002

In the midst of planning Lovita's (Terri J. Vaughn) baby shower, Regina (Wendy Raquel Robinson) has to suddenly leave town and rely on Steve (Steve Harvey) to plan the shower, leaving all of the shower games, goodie bags and girlie details in "Big Daddy's" hands. Meanwhile, Romeo and Bullethead create a stack of fake teacher evaluations aimed at discrediting Mr Hightower.

My Fair Homegirl
star
8.00
1 votes

#6 - My Fair Homegirl

Season 6 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/20/2002

Regina hires a new assistant to fill in while Lovita is on maternity leave, but after Regina gives the homely girl a killer makeover, she thinks Steve may be making a play for her. Meanwhile Romeo tries to decide whether to go to college or go to work with his father driving a cab, as Lydia muses on her college dorm assignment to roommate, Laquitia Jefferson.

Directors: Stan Lathan
Fool and the Gang
star
7.50
4 votes

#7 - Fool and the Gang

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/8/1997

For a fund-raiser, Steve tries to reunite the Hi-Tops, but learns they've formed a new band without him. So he decides to make some beautiful new music with Regina. Meanwhile, Bullethead decides to quit school to work full time at his new job in the mall. - - - Trying to earn $200 to buy a pair of basketball shoes, Bullethead offers to sell Steve some incense. Steve suggests he get a job. Needing entertainment for an upcoming charity banquet, Regina turns to Steve, who agrees to organize a Hi-Tops reunion. But after learning his old band has reunited without him, Steve takes up Cedric's offer to sing with him in the show. Cedric isn't content with a back-up role and quits, so Steve decides to do it solo. While fending off Lovita's criticism for his treatment of Cedric, Steve must also answer to Regina for his apparent lack of a band for the benefit. But he proposes she be his back-up singer and Regina agrees. Taking Steve's suggestion to heart, Bullethead gets a job at a shoe store.

Directors: Stan Lathan
I Believe I Can Lie
star
7.33
3 votes

#8 - I Believe I Can Lie

Season 4 - Episode 21 - Aired 5/12/2000

Steve arranges for a celebrity to speak at the school's Entrepreneur Day, and when he learns that the guest can't make it, he's reluctant to tell everyone. Elsewhere, Cedric and Lovita discover an extra $8,000 in their bank account. - - - In order to secure bragging rights with her rival principals, Regina presses her staff to come up with an impressive guest speaker for Entrepreneur Day. Steve manages to land basketball superstar Michael Jordan. Meanwhile, as Romeo and Bullethead team up with Lydia to win the prize for Entrepreneur Day, a bank error leaves Cedric and Lovita $8000 richer. Although confident that no one but Regina knows of the Jordan invitation, Steve is stunned when he arrives at school to a hero's welcome. While Lovita insists on rectifying the bank's mistake, Cedric persuades her that the money was a gift from God. But even though they agree not to spend any of their windfall without discussing it first, both Cedric and Lovita cannot resist secretly buying themselv

Ring Around the Piggy
star
7.25
4 votes

#9 - Ring Around the Piggy

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired 5/13/1998

Rumors of a big announcement from Warrington has everyone thinking he's going to propose to Regina. Romeo and Bullethead send a strict teacher anonymous love letters hoping to help their grades. - - - While inviting everyone to help celebrate his parents' 40th wedding anniversary, Warrington says he also will make a surprise announcement at the party that will change both his and Regina's lives. Romeo and Bullethead plant an anonymous love note into Ms. Pittman's mailbox hoping to help their grades and soften the elderly, strict teacher at the same time. The note seems to have to right effect. Although Lovita believes Warrington is going to propose, Regina tries to convince herself, and Steve, otherwise. Steve is clearly uncomfortable with the thought of Regina's marriage. When Ms. Pittman recognizes Cedric's cologne as the very same as that sprayed on her love letters, she mistakenly thinks Cedric is trying to seduce her. Accompanying Cedric to an exclusive jewelry store, Steve sees

Directors: Stan Lathan
Uncle Steve
star
7.25
4 votes

#10 - Uncle Steve

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/3/1998

Lovita and Regina give a makeover to Steve's wallflower of a niece, who blossoms into a looker who gets more than a second look from Romeo. - - - When his boring sixteen-year-old niece, Allison, comes for a visit, Steve asks Romeo to give her a guided tour of the campus in exchange for a pair of concert tickets. When Steve is at a loss for how he can entertain Allison, he turns to Regina for help. They agree Regina will throw a slumber party. A smitten Allison arrives at the party and when the talk turns to boys, she suggests there's someone she likes but who would never give her a second thought. Meanwhile, in order to avoid her family reunion, Cedric butters up Lovita with romantic music mixes and picnic lunches. Lovita suspects he's up to something. After Lovita's makeover transforms Allison into a beautiful young woman, Steve shifts into a defensive mode to protect her from the boys at school. When Regina and Lovita assure him that he has nothing to worry about, Romeo asks Alliso

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Big Brothers
star
7.17
6 votes

#11 - Big Brothers

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/10/1996

Cedric volunteers to be a "big brother" to a fatherless teenage boy and tries to get Steve involved in the organization. - - - Cedric has volunteered to be a "big brother" to a fatherless teenage boy. As Cedric speaks the virtues of opening one's heart to a child in need, Steve makes it clear has no intention of being a big brother. However, when Cedric's "little brother," Junior, arrives with his friend, Vincent, Steve discovers they are both big fans. Cedric and Junior have tickets to a big wrestling match, leaving Steve to entertain young Vincent. At school, as Romeo passes out invitations to his birthday party, Sara and Bullethead suggest he invite Sophia. Apparently, Romeo has mixed feelings about their recent breakup, so he extends Sophia an invitation. In the office, Regina receives flowers from a secret admirer. The card leads her to believe Steve is the sender, but he denies it until Regina says flowers make her melt. Cedric enters with Vincent and Junior, who have dropp

Directors: Stan Lathan
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Whatever You Want
star
7.14
7 votes

#12 - Whatever You Want

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/10/1997

Cedric falls in love with Regina's new 'round-the-way' secretary Lovita Alizay Jenkins. As Steve's insensitivity upsets Regina, Romeo and Bullethead square off over a beautiful classmate. Romeo weighs his feelings for his once-heavy platonic friend Aisha who spent her summer at a weight-loss farm and now is lovely, fit and sexy. - - - With the beginning of the new school year, Steve believes it's finally time for him and Regina to get together. Intending to start off right, Steve greets her with a red rose and a ticket to the theater, asking for a date. She accepts. Romeo and Bullethead also enjoy the first day of class as an opportunity to check out the new girls in school. They notice one immediately, but don't recognize her as their classmate Aisha, who looks fantastic after a summer at weight loss camp. When she finally reveals her identity, both boys begin to hit on her. Meanwhile, Lovita Alizay Jenkins, an applicant for the position of Regina's administrative assistant, arri

Directors: Stan Lathan
Das Bootie
star
7.13
8 votes

#13 - Das Bootie

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/18/1998

In the third-season opener, Steve and Regina go on a cruise where he hopes to "define" his unconsummated relationship with Regina. While they're gone, Steve entrusts his apartment to responsible student Lydia Guttman. - - - In exchange for allowing her to keep her lovebirds at the apartment, Lovita agrees not to visit for a week. To make amends for when the birds keep Steve awake all night, Lovita gives Steve a pair of tickets for a weekend cruise to Mexico. When Regina agrees to go along, Steve sets out to make his dream of a romantic vacation come true. Coretta invites Romeo, Bullethead and Lydia to her Sweet 16 party. The boys look for a way out and think they find it when Steve asks Lydia to house-sit and to care for the birds while he's away. Seeing an opportunity for a party, Romeo gets Lydia to invite him over for dinner. Lydia expects a romantic evening alone, but he brings along his friends for a big party. As the cruise gets underway, Steve can't think of anything other bei

Directors: Stan Lathan
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Dead Dog Walking
star
7.00
5 votes

#14 - Dead Dog Walking

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/15/1996

Bullethead is at the end of his rope when his dog gets impounded and he doesn't have the cash to bail him out. Meanwhile, Cedric gets the boot from his mama's apartment and looks to Steve for a place to live. - - - When Steve gets his first paycheck, he is shocked and wonders just how he'll be able to live on his teacher's salary. Cedric has problems of his own: living at home with his mother and her new boyfriend is getting very difficult. However, Regina isn't interested in hearing about Steve's financial problems and only wants him to finish the personal profile he's supposed to write for the PTA newsletter. Meanwhile, Steve gives the kids an assignment to write a blues song. Although they initially object, Steve shows them just how easy it can be when, on the spot, he creates the "Teacher with a Teeny-Weeny Paycheck Blues." Romeo comes up with his own song, but Bullethead refuses and walks from the classroom. Steve goes after him to find out what is wrong, but Bullethead will

Directors: Stan Lathan
Pool Sharks Get Bit
star
7.00
3 votes

#15 - Pool Sharks Get Bit

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/15/1996

A newly-hired office assistant shows an extreme amount of interest in Steve. Meanwhile, Bullethead and Romeo hope to pocket some cash hustling pool, but the tables are turned on them and they wind up holding the short end of the stick. - - - Cedric and Steve can't help but stare at the beautiful, newly-hired office assistant, Juanita. Although Cedric turns on the charm, Juanita makes it clear she is interested in Steve and later she even finds an excuse to drop by their apartment to get Steve's autograph. While visiting, she drops a photo from Steve's apartment in her purse. Meanwhile, the students try to raise money for a field trip by selling candy. Bullethead hatches a plan to earn some fast money and asks Romeo to help. They meet at the local billiards hall, where Bullethead's prowess with the cue stick convinces Romeo they can raise money all the money they need and more if only they had a larger amount to bet. Steve asks Romeo, as treasurer of the Fine Arts Club, to deposit t

Directors: Stan Lathan
Coming to Chicago
star
7.00
1 votes

#16 - Coming to Chicago

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/12/1997

When Steve scores hard-to-get tickets to a concert, Regina agrees to go out with him. Meanwhile, Sara reluctantly agrees to go out on a date with Bullethead. - - - Sara and Sophia are working on some computer data entry for Regina when the computer crashes. Bullethead will fix the problem on one condition - Sara must go on a date with him. Reluctantly, Sara agrees and when Bullethead repairs the problem she is grateful. With Steve's old friend and singing sensation Brian McKnight in town, Cedric visits Steve to find out if he was able to hook him up with tickets to the show. As promised, Steve delivers Cedric a set of nosebleed seats. Steve's seats are front row center. Despite Cedric's taunts, Steve asks Regina to be his date for the concert. Regina has a policy of not dating co-workers, but considering she can't get tickets on her own, she breaks her rule just this once and agrees to go. However, their plans are disrupted when, having recently left her wealthy husband, a former

Directors: Stan Lathan
The Play's Not the Thing
star
7.00
6 votes

#17 - The Play's Not the Thing

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 1/19/1997

Sophia wins the role of Juliet in the school's production of "Romeo and Juliet," but Romeo is not chosen to play opposite her as his own namesake. Now Romeo must deal with watching another man play Romeo to Sophia's Juliet. - - - When auditions for the school's production of Romeo and Juliet are announced, Sara, Sophia and Bullethead all plan to audition for lead roles. With some encouragement from Sophia, Romeo agrees to audition for the part of Shakespeare's Romeo, too. As Steve and Regina watch the auditions, the performances do not seem to be going well. Cedric agrees to take care of his infant niece, Denise, thinking it won't be difficult. Steve is surprised to find the infant with Cedric when he arrives home. All goes well until Steve and Cedric are kept awake all night by the baby's crying. With the auditions complete, the kids learn the results: Sophia is Juliet, but Romeo, expecting to be the male lead, discovers their charming, handsome classmate, Lawrence, has won the

Directors: Stan Lathan
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Steve's Gotta Have It
star
7.00
4 votes

#18 - Steve's Gotta Have It

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/5/1997

Steve blows off a banquet with the teenager he's mentoring so that he can prepare a romantic meal for Regina. Also, Romeo gets a hand from his classmates after injuring his arm in a skateboard accident.

Directors: Stan Lathan
You're Driving Me Crazy
star
7.00
3 votes

#19 - You're Driving Me Crazy

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/7/1998

Warrington buys Regina a luxury car for their one-month anniversary and then gets upset when she doesn't drive it. - - - Warrington Steele gives Regina a new Mercedes Benz for their one-month anniversary. She's uncomfortable accepting the lavish gift, however, and instead chooses to drive her old car to work. Steve tells Warrington he can't buy Regina's heart with expensive gifts. As the students turn in their parental permission slips for the field trip to the St. Louis Blues Festival, Steve informs Romeo and Bullethead they cannot take the trip because their grades are too low. Realizing they must improve immediately, Romeo and Bullethead scheme to infiltrate the school computer system and "fix" the grades. Regina then interrupts Steve's romantic evening with Rachel, Cedric and Lovita to announce she broke up with Steele. The ladies band together and critique the former football star's attempts to buy Regina's love. However, despite Steve's efforts to the contrary, the three women

Breakfast with Tiffany
star
7.00
4 votes

#20 - Breakfast with Tiffany

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired 1/28/1998

Steve agrees to date Regina's recently dumped, vulnerable friend. Lovita helps Ced with his taxes, and discovers receipts that show he has gone out with other women. And Romeo teaches his "Mack-a-nomics" class to teach the guys about how to get over on women. - - - As Cedric asks Lovita to help with his income tax returns, Regina's college roommate, Tiffany, arrives for a visit following the discovery that her husband has come out of the closet. Bullethead and Romeo go into business together, teaching nerds how to pick up girls. Romeo addresses a full house and lectures on the art of "Mack-inomics." As expected, they make money. Regina stops by the apartment, looking for help from Steve. She begs him to ask Tiffany on a date to boost her confidence. But only after Regina agrees to a favor of Steve's choosing does he agree to the date. As Romeo's former students take their lessons to heart, newly-confident nerds move in on girls. Apparently, the lessons work all too well as one former-

Directors: Stan Lathan
The Snow Job
star
7.00
2 votes

#21 - The Snow Job

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/17/1998

A snowstorm strands Lovita at Steve's, while Cedric waits out the blizzard at Regina's. - - - With Cedric and Lovita going on a romantic getaway and Regina planning on a ski weekend with her new boyfriend, Steve is all alone for a big date of his own. As Lovita waits at the apartment for him to arrive, Cedric is at Regina's delivering a ski rack he's loaning her. But when a big snowstorm hits and Regina's flight is cancelled, the impassable roads also strand Cedric at her house. As a result, Steve must cancel his date as he and Lovita are forced to wait together until the storm clears. As part of a science project, Lydia has been assigned to care for a goose egg. Because of the storm, she has to leave it in Steve's classroom for the weekend. Worried about the egg, Lydia sneaks back into school to check on it. And once Bullethead and Romeo break in to retrieve a cell phone confiscated by Steve, the security system locks the three of them inside. Meanwhile, as Cedric looks for a way to

A Star Is Born
star
7.00
3 votes

#22 - A Star Is Born

Season 3 - Episode 21 - Aired 5/13/1999

Regina becomes obsessed with defeating an old high-school rival in a choir competition.

Directors: Stan Lathan
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Somebody's Sleepin' in My Bed
star
6.83
6 votes

#23 - Somebody's Sleepin' in My Bed

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/17/1997

Steve and Cedric argue over Lovita making herself too much at home in the apartment, so Ced storms out and spends the night at Regina's. - - - As Lovita and Cedric spend more and more time together, Steve quickly tires of her constant presence at the apartment. Steve's fuse burns faster when he discovers Cedric and Lovita have eaten all his food and Lovita wears one of his shirts to work. Steve complains to Regina, who suggests Steve take a lesson from Cedric's loving relationship. Meanwhile, after she's asked on a date, Aisha needs help learning to dance. Romeo offers to assist her and, as they dance together, Romeo wonders why he isn't the one taking her to the event. Back at the apartment, Steve and Cedric discuss their problem. Steve still won't back down from his assertion that Lovita spends far too much time at their apartment. Cedric suggests Steve is simply jealous of his success with Lovita. Steve asks him to move out. Angry, Cedric leaves. After his mother refuses to have h

High Top Reunion
star
6.80
5 votes

#24 - High Top Reunion

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/17/1996

Steve reunites with his old singing group, "The Hi-Tops," to perform on an awards show. But when a band member gets injured, Cedric is the only available substitute. - - - When Regina gets Romeo a tutor, he refuses. When Nicole, a gorgeous college student, arrives saying she will help Romeo, he jumps on board. A local nightclub schedules a 70's music night and Steve's band, the Hi-Tops, are asked to perform. At their first rehearsal, Steve discovers former bandmate T-Bone still harbors a grudge over how badly he was treated. Still, it doesn't take long for Steve, T-Bone, Clyde and Pretty Tony to recall their old routines. But when Cedric tries to get in on the fun as well, he's shut out. When Regina begins warning Steve his extracurricular activities with the Hi-Tops are effecting his job, Steve disagrees. He explains he is only having some fun on the side. Steve invites Regina to club to watch them practice. Once the band arrives at the club to rehearse, they begin to fall apart

Directors: Stan Lathan
Big Daddy's Baby Girl
star
6.80
5 votes

#25 - Big Daddy's Baby Girl

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 2/16/1997

A 19-year-old woman steals into Steve's life claiming to be his daughter, the outcome of a long-ago romantic liasion. Meanwhile, Bullethead is suddenly popular when everyone learns that he has a pair of floor seat tickets to a Chicago Bulls game. - - - Steve and Cedric's friendly game of dominoes is interrupted when the doorbell rings. A girl introduces herself as Ashley Hawkins…his daughter. Dumbfounded, Steve faints on the spot. Revived, Steve does his best to deny it. However, when shown a collection of some old love letters to her mother and a locket he hasn't seen in many years, he has a hard time denying Ashley Hawkins is whom she claims to be. The next day, Steve arrives in class to find all the students showering Bullethead with compliments. Bullethead explains his sudden popularity with the pair of floor seats to the Chicago Bulls basketball game. Ashley visits Steve to announce she's decided to leave and not cause any further trouble. Steve doesn't want here to go and a

Directors: Stan Lathan

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