The BEST episodes written by David W. Duclon

Saved by the Urkel
star
8.34
37 votes

#1 - Saved by the Urkel

Family Matters - Season 5 - Episode 3

The Winslows find themselves - unbelievably - indebted to Urkel. After he saves Carl's life with CPR the family showers him with gratitude and feels obligated to put up with the nerdy, annoying dweeb.

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Saved by the Urkel
star
8.34
37 votes

#2 - Saved by the Urkel

Family Matters - Season 5 - Episode 3

The Winslows find themselves - unbelievably - indebted to Urkel. After he saves Carl's life with CPR the family showers him with gratitude and feels obligated to put up with the nerdy, annoying dweeb.

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Saved by the Urkel
star
8.34
37 votes

#3 - Saved by the Urkel

Family Matters - Season 5 - Episode 3

The Winslows find themselves - unbelievably - indebted to Urkel. After he saves Carl's life with CPR the family showers him with gratitude and feels obligated to put up with the nerdy, annoying dweeb.

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Saved by the Urkel
star
8.34
37 votes

#4 - Saved by the Urkel

Family Matters - Season 5 - Episode 3

The Winslows find themselves - unbelievably - indebted to Urkel. After he saves Carl's life with CPR the family showers him with gratitude and feels obligated to put up with the nerdy, annoying dweeb.

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An Officer and a Waldo
star
8.02
75 votes

#5 - An Officer and a Waldo

Family Matters - Season 4 - Episode 7

Eddie's insult sends Waldo off to join the Army; Harriette and Carl set us a sting to catch a shady repairman.

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An Officer and a Waldo
star
8.02
75 votes

#6 - An Officer and a Waldo

Family Matters - Season 4 - Episode 7

Eddie's insult sends Waldo off to join the Army; Harriette and Carl set us a sting to catch a shady repairman.

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An Officer and a Waldo
star
8.02
75 votes

#7 - An Officer and a Waldo

Family Matters - Season 4 - Episode 7

Eddie's insult sends Waldo off to join the Army; Harriette and Carl set us a sting to catch a shady repairman.

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An Officer and a Waldo
star
8.02
75 votes

#8 - An Officer and a Waldo

Family Matters - Season 4 - Episode 7

Eddie's insult sends Waldo off to join the Army; Harriette and Carl set us a sting to catch a shady repairman.

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Death Smiles on a Dry Cleaner (1)
star
8.00
29 votes

#9 - Death Smiles on a Dry Cleaner (1)

The Jeffersons - Season 9 - Episode 8

For George's birthday, Louise books herself, George and Florence on a murder mystery cruise ship for mystery novelists, thus George pretends to be a novelist. George is having fun trying to solve a murder mystery until an apparant "real" murder occurs.

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Love Thy Neighbor
star
8.00
7 votes

#10 - Love Thy Neighbor

Malcolm & Eddie - Season 3 - Episode 7

Malcolm & Eddie's business is booming at the club, so they decide to expand the club to increase business even further. However the building owner jas just recently rented out the empty space next door, and now the new tenant, who is opening a dance studio, will have to move in order for the guys to expand the club.

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Thammy the Thongwriter
star
8.00
29 votes

#11 - Thammy the Thongwriter

The Jeffersons - Season 8 - Episode 12

George and Louise receive a post card from Harry, who's been transfered out of the country. Soon after, they meet the man who's moving into Harry's old apartment, a jingle writer whom George tries to get to write a jingle for his business. However, jingles are far from his mind, since he's having marital problems.

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Pulling Teeth
star
7.88
63 votes

#12 - Pulling Teeth

Family Matters - Season 4 - Episode 20

Waldo dates Laura's friend; Richie tries to get rid of a baby tooth.

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Pulling Teeth
star
7.88
63 votes

#13 - Pulling Teeth

Family Matters - Season 4 - Episode 20

Waldo dates Laura's friend; Richie tries to get rid of a baby tooth.

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Pulling Teeth
star
7.88
63 votes

#14 - Pulling Teeth

Family Matters - Season 4 - Episode 20

Waldo dates Laura's friend; Richie tries to get rid of a baby tooth.

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Pulling Teeth
star
7.88
63 votes

#15 - Pulling Teeth

Family Matters - Season 4 - Episode 20

Waldo dates Laura's friend; Richie tries to get rid of a baby tooth.

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Punky Finds a Home (1)
star
7.87
46 votes

#16 - Punky Finds a Home (1)

Punky Brewster - Season 1 - Episode 1

In the series opener, in Chicago, 8-year-old Penelope ""Punky"" Brewster and her dog Brandon are found living in an empty apartment by the building's grouchy manager, photography studio owner Henry Warnimont. Punky tells Henry that it all started when her father walked out on her and her mother Susan Brewster, then a couple of weeks ago, Susan said they were going on a trip, so Susan, Punky, and Brandon piled up in their car and drove to a shopping center in Chicago, where Susan abandoned Punky and Brandon, who have been homeless ever since. In the vacant apartment, Punky always had food, because 8-year-old Cherie Johnson, who lives upstairs from Henry with her grandmother Betty Johnson, always brought food to Punky. Henry takes some memorable pictures of Punky, Cherie, Betty, Brandon, and himself at his photography studio. Later, Punky decides to clean Henry's apartment but when Henry gets home, he is furious because he liked everything the way it was before Punky cleaned the place. Hen

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Passports to Pleasure
star
7.86
7 votes

#17 - Passports to Pleasure

Silver Spoons - Season 2 - Episode 1

Derek and Ricky pick up cheerleaders while in Chicago for a Badger Patrol convention.

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Ship Outta Luck
star
7.80
10 votes

#18 - Ship Outta Luck

Malcolm & Eddie - Season 4 - Episode 2

The duo agrees to listen to a realty sales pitch in order to get a free seven-day cruise.

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I Gotta Be Me
star
7.76
37 votes

#19 - I Gotta Be Me

The Odd Couple - Season 3 - Episode 15

Felix and Oscar seek group therapy to resolve their hostilities.

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A Sight for Sore Eyes
star
7.70
81 votes

#20 - A Sight for Sore Eyes

Happy Days - Season 3 - Episode 22

Fonzie is forced to wear glasses after Ralph's father discovers he has astigmatism.

Fonzie the Salesman
star
7.70
81 votes

#21 - Fonzie the Salesman

Happy Days - Season 3 - Episode 16

When his garage gets a new owner, Fonzie decides to quit. He is unable to find another job as a head mechanic, but, with Howard as his inspiration, vows to find his true calling.

My New Friend's Wedding
star
7.64
11 votes

#22 - My New Friend's Wedding

Malcolm & Eddie - Season 3 - Episode 1

In a flash-back, after being jilted by Mira, Malcolm & Eddie meet each other for the first time at Eddie's wedding. Malcolm consoles a jilted Eddie after his bride-to-be left him standing at the altar, by relating his own disastrous trip to the altar.

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Daddio
star
7.56
9 votes

#23 - Daddio

Malcolm & Eddie - Season 3 - Episode 19

A contractor (Coolio) consults Malcolm and Eddie about building a club in Chicago.

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Private Dancer
star
7.50
4 votes

#24 - Private Dancer

Eve - Season 1 - Episode 9

J.T. is upset when Shelly discusses details of his bedroom antics with her gal pals, who disclose them to Missy Elliott (playing herself) in a nightclub during a celebration for Janie.

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Heart Strings
star
7.49
67 votes

#25 - Heart Strings

Family Matters - Season 4 - Episode 17

Laura becomes Steve's valentine; Steve arranges a date for Richie with Gwendolyn.

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Heart Strings
star
7.49
67 votes

#26 - Heart Strings

Family Matters - Season 4 - Episode 17

Laura becomes Steve's valentine; Steve arranges a date for Richie with Gwendolyn.

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Heart Strings
star
7.49
67 votes

#27 - Heart Strings

Family Matters - Season 4 - Episode 17

Laura becomes Steve's valentine; Steve arranges a date for Richie with Gwendolyn.

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Heart Strings
star
7.49
67 votes

#28 - Heart Strings

Family Matters - Season 4 - Episode 17

Laura becomes Steve's valentine; Steve arranges a date for Richie with Gwendolyn.

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Pop Goes the Question
star
7.47
91 votes

#29 - 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.

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Nitpicking
star
7.45
22 votes

#30 - Nitpicking

Yes, Dear - Season 3 - Episode 2

Jimmy & Christine don't tell Greg & Kim when Dominic comes back from a sleepover party with head lice. But then the lice quickly starts spreading to everyone in the house...and to Greg's work.

Look Before You Leap
star
7.43
7 votes

#31 - Look Before You Leap

Laverne & Shirley - Season 2 - Episode 6

After a party at the brewery, Laverne comes home to find she's wearing a pair of men's boxer shorts. She starts to feel ill in the mornings but was so drunk the night before that she can't remember what happened. She fears that she's pregnant. So Lenny and Squiggy have a contest to see which of them will ask Laverne to marry them, Lenny wins and in a touching scene proposes to Laverne, of course in the end we discover that Laverne is not pregnant and that she was wearing the boxer shorts because she had been made an honorary guy at the brewery.

Shirley's Operation
star
7.43
7 votes

#32 - Shirley's Operation

Laverne & Shirley - Season 3 - Episode 10

The gang is rehearsing the play "Alice In Wonderland" so they're all in costume: Shirley is Alice, Laverne is the Mad Hatter, Lenny and Squiggy are Tweedle-dum and Tweedle-dee. Shirley faints on the couch and is taken to hospital where it is discovered that her appendix is about to burst. Fearful that she is going to lose her hair for the operation, Shirley hides while everyone else tries to find her before her appendix bursts.

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A Hunting We Will Go
star
7.40
5 votes

#33 - A Hunting We Will Go

Silver Spoons - Season 2 - Episode 16

Against his better judgment Edward agrees to let Ricky go hunting with Grandfather.

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A Summer's Romance (1)
star
7.40
5 votes

#34 - A Summer's Romance (1)

Silver Spoons - Season 2 - Episode 18

Edward's former girlfriend decides she wants him back.

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Scenes from a Mall
star
7.35
63 votes

#35 - Scenes from a Mall

Family Matters - Season 5 - Episode 12

Urkel tells Myra that he needs some space and ends up breaking her heart, while Maxine is ready to break Waldo's neck for acting like a jealous fool.

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A Summer's Romance (2)
star
7.33
6 votes

#36 - A Summer's Romance (2)

Silver Spoons - Season 2 - Episode 19

Edward is forced to choose between Kate and Veronica.

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Random Acts of Science
star
7.32
56 votes

#37 - Random Acts of Science

Family Matters - Season 7 - Episode 15

Teamwork and the transformation chamber give Carl and Urkel an advantage in fighting off gang members looking to ransack the police warehouse. After Steve causes havoc with yet another of his inventions, Carl forces him to bring all of his scientific equipment to a police warehouse that night. While they're there, three hoodlums break in, tie Carl and Steve up and start robbing the place. Steve convinces them to let him demonstrate his transformation machine before they steal it, and he transforms Carl and himself into karate experts. A huge fight ensues, and Carl and Steve defeat the criminals. Carl gratefully allows Steve to move his equipment back to the house. Meanwhile, knowing that Harriette will object, Laura gets a nose ring without telling her. Harriette furiously tells her it's not the ring she minds but the fact that Laura did not ask permission. Laura reveals that it's a fake ring and says that she is now asking permission for a real one since it's okay with Harriette. Harr

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Tips For a Better Life
star
7.31
57 votes

#38 - 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.

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Oh, Hear the Angels' Voices (a.k.a. Christmas Eve at the Booby Hatch)
star
7.27
11 votes

#39 - Oh, Hear the Angels' Voices (a.k.a. Christmas Eve at the Booby Hatch)

Laverne & Shirley - Season 2 - Episode 10

Carmine calls the gang together at the Pizzabowl and asks them all if they're willing to help him put on a Christmas show for the local hospital. Carmine and none of the others know that it's a mental hospital. When they get there they're greeted by one of the patients pretending to be a doctor. The real doctor enters and tells the group that it is a mental hospital. Shirley immediately becomes anxious as her parents always used to threaten her when she was a little girl that she would be placed in such a place along with her dotty aunt. The shows starts with Edna doing a song and playing a small guitar, followed by Carmine singing "Jingle Bell Rock" and tap dancing, then Lenny and Squiggy sing "The Jolliest Fat Man" and finished off with Laverne and Shirley baton twirling and singing. The show ends on a warm note getting the message to the viewer that they shouldn't forget the poor people who are on their own at Christmas.

Love Triangles
star
7.25
48 votes

#40 - Love Triangles

Family Matters - Season 8 - Episode 15

Best friends Laura and Maxine are attracted to the same guy.

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Mr. T.... and Mr. T
star
7.20
10 votes

#41 - Mr. T.... and Mr. T

Diff'rent Strokes - Season 6 - Episode 1

Arnold's ecstasy over meeting his hero Mr. T goes from elation to emulation when the young girl he's trying to impress snubs him in favor of his idol. Former bouncer and bodyguard Mr. T, who came to national prominence as Sylvester Stallone's opponent in "Rocky III" and was the star of the hit television series "The A-Team," makes a special guest appearance as "The A-Team's" B.A.

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Like a Virgin
star
7.19
62 votes

#42 - Like a Virgin

Family Matters - Season 5 - Episode 14

Eddie becomes the laughingstock of the boys' locker room after Urkel spills the beans that Eddie is still a virgin.

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Farewell, My Laura
star
7.11
96 votes

#43 - Farewell, My Laura

Family Matters - Season 3 - Episode 25

Urkel plays bumbling, hard-boiled gumshoe Johnny Danger in a 1940s film noir spoof with Laura as a sultry client who needs protection for her aunt Rachel singer and supper-club owner marked for murder.

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Farewell, My Laura
star
7.11
96 votes

#44 - Farewell, My Laura

Family Matters - Season 3 - Episode 25

Urkel plays bumbling, hard-boiled gumshoe Johnny Danger in a 1940s film noir spoof with Laura as a sultry client who needs protection for her aunt Rachel singer and supper-club owner marked for murder.

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Farewell, My Laura
star
7.11
96 votes

#45 - Farewell, My Laura

Family Matters - Season 3 - Episode 25

Urkel plays bumbling, hard-boiled gumshoe Johnny Danger in a 1940s film noir spoof with Laura as a sultry client who needs protection for her aunt Rachel singer and supper-club owner marked for murder.

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Farewell, My Laura
star
7.11
96 votes

#46 - Farewell, My Laura

Family Matters - Season 3 - Episode 25

Urkel plays bumbling, hard-boiled gumshoe Johnny Danger in a 1940s film noir spoof with Laura as a sultry client who needs protection for her aunt Rachel singer and supper-club owner marked for murder.

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Father Time
star
7.11
81 votes

#47 - Father Time

Family Matters - Season 8 - Episode 16

Urkel invents a time machine, and he and Carl travel back to the 70s, where Carl takes advantage and changes the future to become a billionaire.

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Stop, in the Name of Love
star
7.08
100 votes

#48 - Stop, in the Name of Love

Family Matters - Season 3 - Episode 21

Laura's encouraging words cast a love spell on Waldo; Carl and Lt. Murtagh trade insults in a food fight over Mother Winslow's bad driving.

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Stop, in the Name of Love
star
7.08
100 votes

#49 - Stop, in the Name of Love

Family Matters - Season 3 - Episode 21

Laura's encouraging words cast a love spell on Waldo; Carl and Lt. Murtagh trade insults in a food fight over Mother Winslow's bad driving.

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Stop, in the Name of Love
star
7.08
100 votes

#50 - Stop, in the Name of Love

Family Matters - Season 3 - Episode 21

Laura's encouraging words cast a love spell on Waldo; Carl and Lt. Murtagh trade insults in a food fight over Mother Winslow's bad driving.

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