(after Carl and the gang are all on the plank)
Captain Hightower: Any last words before you meet your maker?
Steve: Yeah. (presses the home button on Myra's time device) So long, suckers!
Captain Hightower: That's a very strange choice of words.
(they all disappear back to the present and the captain falls off the plank and into the sea; the shipmates cheer)
Steve: At the end of his hunger strike, I gave Gandhi a cookie.
Eddie: What'd he say?
Steve: Well, he said, "Oh, thank you very much! I am very hungry!"
Eddie: Steve combined his teleportation pad with his time machine so now he can travel anywhere in history.
Harriette: Isn't that dangerous? I mean, for people in history.
The script for this episode is dated February 18th, 1997. Episode was videotaped on Friday, February 21st 1997.
The German episode title is "Captain Carl, der Dicke", meaning "Captain Carl, the Fat One".
This episode, the last episode to air on ABC, featured a special 3D scene, for which the network distributed glasses through a special promotional arrangement with Wendy's Restaurants.
Music: "I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)" performed by Reginald VelJohnson, Kellie Shanygne Williams, Michelle Thomas, Jaleel White, and Cherie Johnson.
ABC canceled Family Matters (and TGIF companion Step by Step) at the end of the season. The series was picked for a final year by CBS. Rumors also circulated that Family Matters would be picked by The WB Television Network.