Family Matters

Season 5 Episode 17

Father of the Bride

Aired Unknown Feb 11, 1994 on ABC
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Episode Summary

Paying Laura to go bowl with Urkel leads to Carl's nightmare that the two of them married and now have four children cut from Urkel's cloth.

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    Mitchah Williams

    Mitchah Williams

    Steven Aloysius Urkel

    Guest Star

    Marcus Miller Jr.

    Marcus Miller Jr.

    Steven Betram Urkel

    Guest Star

    Ryan Doss

    Ryan Doss

    Steven Cornelius Urkel

    Guest Star

    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


    • TRIVIA (2)

      • During the dream sequence, when Carl sits Laura down to ask her how everything happened, you can see the tip of the microphone above them.

      • At the beginning of the show, Steve says he and Carl were supposed to go skydiving in 1986. Steve and Carl didn't even know each other back then. They met in during season 1 in "Laura's First Date."

    • QUOTES (4)

      • Carl: How long have I been asleep?
        Harriette: 15 years.
        Carl: 15 years? What year is this?
        Harriette: 2009.
        Carl: Well, why didn't you wake me up?
        Harriette: Well, you looked so peaceful, I didn't want to bother you.

      • Laura: First he put on that stupid kilt. Then he made a stupid bet that he could bowl a stupid strike with his stupid foot. Then he got his stupid toe caught in the stupid ball!
        Steve: Well, it could have happened to anyone.
        Laura: Oh, don't be stupid.

      • Carl: (in his sleep) Too many Urkels... big Urkels... little Urkels... Urkels everywhere.

      • Laura: (about her date) I've never been so humiliated in all my life!
        Steve: Oh, sure you have.

    • NOTES (3)

      • The German episode title is "Es geschah beim Bowling", meaning "It Happened While Bowling".

      • Shawn Harrison (Waldo) doesn't appear in this episode. He's credited, however.

      • Three of the Urkel kids were all contest winners from a Be Like Steve Urkel contest. Kids had to dress like Steve and videotape it which was shown in the closing credits of this episode. The fourth one was from a casting audition.

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