Season 5 - Family Matters

Family Matters - Season 5

Family Matters

Family Matters

Produced:
1989 - 1998

Number of episodes:
215 Episodes in 9 Seasons
80sComedySitcom

Family Matters - Season 5

Family Matters - Season 5

Family Matters - Season 5
Family Matters
Season 5
Number of episodes:
24
First Air Date:
September 24, 1993

- Season 5

Hell Toupee


Season 5, Episode 1

First Air Date:
September 24, 1993

Episode Details

Myra goes to Urkel's school for a visit, and later accuses Laura of trying to steal him away. An annoyed Laura tries to convince Myra otherwise, but things break down into a huge food fight. Meanwhile, Carl feels he has lost his romantic touch and invests in a toupee.

It Didn't Happen One Night


Season 5, Episode 2

First Air Date:
October 1, 1993

Episode Details

Laura oversleeps on the morning of a huge cheerleading competition in Cincinnati and gets Urkel to drive her there. When Laura causes the nerd's BMW Isetta to break down, the two are forced to share a hotel room. Normally in a situation like this, you'd think Urkel would take advantage of the situation, but he's the one that gets irked when Laura plays the blame game.

Saved by the Urkel


Season 5, Episode 3

First Air Date:
October 8, 1993

Episode Details

Carl nearly fatally shocks himself when he refuses to heed Urkel's advice to unplug a lamp while repairing it. Urkel is the only one who knows CPR and uses his knowledge to save Carl's life. Everyone then showers the nerd with gratitude, and Eddie, Laura and Waldo are inspired to learn CPR.

A Matter of Principle


Season 5, Episode 4

First Air Date:
October 15, 1993

Episode Details

Harriette puts her job as head of security at the Chicago Chronicle on the line when she debates whether to cut her security staff as part of budget reductions. Meanwhile, Myra transfers to Urkel's school to be closer to him, and gets some ill advice from Eddie and Laura on how to capture the nerd's heart.

Money Out the Window


Season 5, Episode 5

First Air Date:
October 22, 1993

Episode Details

Eddie proves he has learned nothing from his past gambling experience and Bones pays him a visit. He gives the boy an ultimatum, "Pay the money or be crushed by him." He learns his lesson the hard way again when Carl finds out.

Best Friends


Season 5, Episode 6

First Air Date:
October 29, 1993

Episode Details

Harriette embarrasses Laura when she tries (a little too hard) to act hip and cool in front of her friends. Meanwhile, Waldo gets a job as a cashier at the Mighty Weenie, but Eddie might have to fire him when he does a bad job ... until he remembers Waldo's culinary skills are just perfect for an opening on his shift.

Grandmama


Season 5, Episode 7

First Air Date:
November 5, 1993

Episode Details

Eddie and Urkel become partners in a 2-on-2 basketball tournament ... that is, until Eddie dumps the nerd for a star player named "The Spider." Hell hath no fury like an Urkel spurned, as he turns to Grandmama to get revenge.

Dr. Urkel and Mr. Cool


Season 5, Episode 8

First Air Date:
November 12, 1993

Episode Details

Urkel devises the ultimate plan to win Laura's heart ... a transformation chamber that will turn him into a suave, fashion-styling ladies man. Meet Stefan Urquelle, whom immediately melts Laura's heart. But Stefan is a little abrasive this first time out, and it isn't long before Laura misses the irksome Urkel.

Car Wars


Season 5, Episode 9

First Air Date:
November 19, 1993

Episode Details

Laura wants to buy a car, but car salesman Honest Bob exploits her lack of car-buying experience and acts very sexist toward her. Urkel suggests that Laura return to the dealership for another go-around, this time donning a fake mustache and wearing men's clothing.

All the Wrong Moves


Season 5, Episode 10

First Air Date:
November 26, 1993

Episode Details

Adventures at the drive-in theater, where Laura, Urkel and Waldo go with their respective steadies. Laura's boyfriend, Derek, refuses to accept "no" for an answer and eventually presses his luck, while Myra agrees (at least this time) to wait to have sex with her "Stevie-kins." Meanwhile, Maxine can only shake her head as Waldo acts like, well, Waldo.

Christmas Is Where the Heart Is


Season 5, Episode 11

First Air Date:
December 10, 1993

Episode Details

Urkel reminds Carl and a bunch of ill-tempered passengers about the meaning of Christmas when they become stranded on a subway during a Christmas Eve power outage.

Scenes from a Mall


Season 5, Episode 12

First Air Date:
December 17, 1993

Episode Details

A "Family Matters" adaptation of the 1991 movie, this time featuring several intertwined stories involving the kids at the local mall.

Rock Enroll


Season 5, Episode 13

First Air Date:
January 7, 1994

Episode Details

Eddie decides to postpone college when R&B singer Shanice performs a song he wrote; the two share a duet later in this episode. Meanwhile, Urkel is feeling down when it seems no one has remembered his birthday.

Like a Virgin


Season 5, Episode 14

First Air Date:
January 14, 1994

Episode Details

When locker room wisecracker Jerry boasts about his latest sexual exploits, Urkel says he plans to wait ... just like best bud Eddie. Eddie is upset at this revelation, until Laura tells him that Jerry is not exactly as well liked among the girls as he claims to be.

Good Cop, Bad Cop


Season 5, Episode 15

First Air Date:
January 21, 1994

Episode Details

Urkel's trip to rouge dentist Dr. Smiley (to reassure a scared Richie) takes a back seat to a terrifying racial profiling incident involving Eddie. He comes home claiming that a traffic stop for a turn signal violation turned out to be much more when the officers accuse him of being "a black person in a white person's neighborhood." Carl is certain Eddie is trying to cover up for more late-night carousing, but when he gets the other side of the story from the officers involved, he learns the whole ugly incident exactly matches Eddie's side. Carl is very angry and, after telling the senior officer he will be reported, tells the younger officer to re-examine his attitudes. Carl then realizes he needs to apologize to Eddie.

Presumed Urkel


Season 5, Episode 16

First Air Date:
February 4, 1994

Episode Details

A huge explosion rocks the school's science lab, and accident prone Urkel is blamed. His academic future rides on defense attorney Laura's shoulders, but she must find a way to match wits with a rival student who is determined - too determined - to have Urkel expelled.

Father of the Bride


Season 5, Episode 17

First Air Date:
February 11, 1994

Episode Details

Carl bribes Laura to take Urkel bowling for the evening, then falls asleep. He has a dream where Urkel and Laura have (gasp) fallen in love and given birth to a brood of Urkel kids!

The Psycho Twins


Season 5, Episode 18

First Air Date:
February 18, 1994

Episode Details

Urkel demonstrates his latest invention, snooze juice (a potion meant to allow police officers to easily apprehend criminals) at a professional wrestling event. When two wrestlers accidentally drink the potion and are unable to compete against the WWF's Bushwackers, the bloodthirsty tag team sets their sights on the nerd and Carl.

That's What Friends Are For


Season 5, Episode 19

First Air Date:
March 4, 1994

Episode Details

Eddie wins a college scholarship, and everyone's cheering except Waldo. Meanwhile, Urkel drives Carl crazy with a slide show from a cheese convention.

Opposites Attract


Season 5, Episode 20

First Air Date:
March 18, 1994

Episode Details

School newspaper reporter Laura and editor Ziggy engage in a series of conflicts ... before falling for each other.

A-Camping We Will Go


Season 5, Episode 21

First Air Date:
April 1, 1994

Episode Details

Urkel invites himself along on a camping trip with Carl, Eddie and Waldo. The other men refuse to heed the nerd's advice, but it isn't long before the "I told you so" routines begin.

Nunsense


Season 5, Episode 22

First Air Date:
April 29, 1994

Episode Details

When Myra presents Urkel with a nude drawing of himself, the nerd tells her to get lost. A short time later, Urkel learns that Myra is going to a convent. Concluding she is becoming a nun because he yelled at her, Urkel convinces Eddie and Waldo to dress like nuns and go to the convent to stop Myra.

Aunt Oona


Season 5, Episode 23

First Air Date:
May 6, 1994

Episode Details

Urkel's shy Aunt Oona (from Altoona) arrives to visit her nephew. Harriette and the others suggest a great way for Oona to break out of her shell ... by going to a karaoke bar.

Stefan Returns


Season 5, Episode 24

First Air Date:
May 20, 1994

Episode Details

Urkel decides to renovate his Stefan Urquelle alter-ego, inventing a transformation chamber to do the trick. Stefan is much more likable this time, but just like the last time, the formula soon wears off and the suave ladies man is soon his old irksome, nerdy self. Urkel declares that he will find a way to make Stefan permanent ... and win Laura's heart once and for all.

   Family Matters
1989
  US-Import, Englisch | 3 DVD | EUR 16.95
1990
  US-Import, Englisch | 3 DVD | EUR 19.08
1991
  US-Import, Englisch | 3 DVD | EUR 19.08
1992
  US-Import, Englisch | 3 DVD | EUR 24.20
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