Season 9 - Family Matters

Family Matters - Season 9

Family Matters

Family Matters

Produced:
1989 - 1998

Number of episodes:
215 Episodes in 9 Seasons
80sComedySitcom

Family Matters - Season 9

Family Matters - Season 9

Family Matters - Season 9
Family Matters
Season 9
Number of episodes:
22
First Air Date:
September 19, 1997

- Season 9

Out with the Old


Season 9, Episode 1

First Air Date:
September 19, 1997

Episode Details

Steve is finally fed up with Myra's refusal to let him change the way he looks. In her eyes, she sees him a perfect 10, the way he is. However, he doesn't see it the same way as her. He feels as long as he dated her, he'll still remain a geek with the hitched up pants and squeaky voice. He makes the executive decision to goes through with the makeover despite her pleading. He even takes speaking lessons from his doctor and the deep voice Sheila. On the night of the kissing contest held by the sorority, Laura wages high for Stefan, but loses the bet to one of her sorority sisters. Greta is the next to bet for Eddie, but she loses to her rival, Myrtle. Finally, Steve shows up in his new look, a green buttoned down shirt, with black slacks reaching to his ankles, new black shoes, no suspenders and oval silver rimmed glasses. He spoke with his new deep voice. While many girls bet for Steve, Laura is impressed by his new look, wins the bet and they share a kiss. Meanwhile, Carl is jealous of Harriette's high promotion that he ends up a second job being a moonlight parker.

They Shoot Ducks, Don't They?


Season 9, Episode 2

First Air Date:
September 26, 1997

Episode Details

Laura borgt sich Diamantenohrringe ihrer Mutter - ohne deren Wissen. Nach dem Besuch im "Sizzle Club" muss sie feststellen, dass sie einen der beiden Ohrringe verloren hat. Sie hofft, durch einen Zweitjob den verlorenen Ohrring bald ersetzen zu können. Doch inzwischen muss sie ihre Mutter davon abhalten, diese Ohrringe zu tragen. Genau dies aber gelingt ihr nicht. Nun soll sie Rede und Antwort stehen. Carl verspricht Steve zu dessen 20. Geburtstag, etwas gemeinsam zu unternehmen. Doch muss Carl mit seinem Vorgesetzten zur Entenjagd. Doch Steve gibt nicht nach: Er folgt ihnen - um etwas für den Tierschutz zu tun ...

Dumb Belle of the Ball


Season 9, Episode 3

First Air Date:
October 3, 1997

Episode Details

After Myrtle has protected Eddie from an accident by moving him out of the way. He ends up accompanying her to her party in Mississippi.

Drinking and Jiving


Season 9, Episode 4

First Air Date:
October 10, 1997

Episode Details

When Laura gets drunk at her sorority party one night, Maxine calls Steve to come down to the sorority house to take her home. He gets into a fight with one of the guys as he tries to remove her. After he takes her home, Laura ends up kissing him before passing out. The next morning, Urkel uses frozen peas to nurse a shiner he received from his fight with one of the guys. Later on, she recovers from her hangover and admits to Maxine that she's starting to fall in love with Steve. Meanwhile, Carl and Harriette are quarreling over their anniversary. Carl wants to watch the Bears game against the Packers, but Harriette wants to go on a romantic cruse at Lake Michigan. Eddie is fed up with their fighting that he sets them straight and tells them to compromise before he gets a headache.

Who's Afraid of the Big Black Book?


Season 9, Episode 5

First Air Date:
October 17, 1997

Episode Details

When Eddie takes his pranks on Laura too far by inviting her ex-boyfriends over to the house, whenever Stefan was around. She decides to fight fire with fire by conning Steve into helping her get even with her dim-witted brother by using his black book which contains phone numbers of Eddie's previous girlfriends and invites them over on his birthday. When he and Greta arrived on his birthday party to see his ex-girlfriends, they are incensed by the whole thing. Finally, Steve sets both Eddie and Laura straight on how ungrateful they were to have each other. He admitted he was always jealous of them because his parents never loved him and that the Winslows were like his own family. Both siblings apologized soon after. Meanwhile, Commisoner Geiss learns a lesson that sometimes it's better if the more experienced cop like Carl is promoted to captain over an inexperienced cop like his nephew.

A Mind Is a Terrible Thing to Read


Season 9, Episode 6

First Air Date:
October 24, 1997

Episode Details

Steve's latest invention accidentally gives him the ability to read minds- thinking it will be a good thing & change the whole world- until the Winslows feel that their privacy is invaded- including Laura- when Steve learns she's been attracted to him. Meanwhile, Carl becomes a troop leader for Richie, 3J and the Junior Woodsmen.

Stevil II: This Time He's Not Alone


Season 9, Episode 7

First Air Date:
October 31, 1997

Episode Details

Today is Halloween and Steve plans to spend a nice, quiet one with his girlfriend, Laura. Unfortunately Stevil, his evil ventriloquist dummy is back with a vengeance with his ex-girlfriend, Myra's help in putting him back together. This time he's not alone, his sidekick, Carlsbad is going to help him try to take over Steve and Carl's souls and place them into their dummy forms meanwhile they pose as the real Steve and Carl. Can Steve and Carl stop them before they wreck havoc in the Winslow House?

Trading Places


Season 9, Episode 8

First Air Date:
November 7, 1997

Episode Details

Stefan suspects that Laura is starting to show feelings for Steve. He decides to switch places with the nerd to find out the truth.

A Pain in Harrassment


Season 9, Episode 9

First Air Date:
November 28, 1997

Episode Details

Harriette bekommt einen neuen Vorgesetzten. Mr. Brenner steht in dem Ruf, ziemlich "tough" zu sein. Brenner aber ist nicht nur hart - er ist grausam: Er beleidigt die Mitarbeiter, fordert Höchstleistungen und erkennt sie dann nicht an. Harriette stellt ihn zur Rede - und kündigt. Wenig später ist der Besitzer des Kaufhauses am Telefon: Brenner wurde gefeuert. Sie kann ihren Job wiederhaben. Außerdem gewinnt Steve bei einem Basketballwurfwettbewerb eine Million Dollar.

Original Gangsta Dawg


Season 9, Episode 10

First Air Date:
December 5, 1997

Episode Details

Steve's gangster cousin, Cornelius aka OGD decides to hide out in the Winslow house to avoid Fresh Squeeze.

Deck the Malls


Season 9, Episode 11

First Air Date:
December 19, 1997

Episode Details

Weihnachtszeit: Carl ist neugierig auf das Geschenk seines Commissioners. Als sein Kollege einen Schokoriegel auspackt, verschenkt er seines weiter an Steve - was Carl bald bitter bereut. Auch Steve schenkt. Um sich das leisten zu können, verpackt er gegen Honorar auf Myras Verpackungsstand im Einkaufszentrum massenhaft Geschenke. Jede seiner Verpackungen ist ein Kunstwerk. Das aber dauert den Kunden viel zu lange. Der Unmut kulminiert: Steve wird verpackt.

Grill of My Dreams


Season 9, Episode 12

First Air Date:
January 9, 1998

Episode Details

Steve geht mit Myra in ein japanisches Lokal. Restaurantbesitzer Mr. Tanaka ist von Steves ausgesuchter Höflichkeit beeindruckt. Er stimmt zu, Steve zum Koch auszubilden. Nach intensivstem Training, das einen hohen Verbrauch an Heftpflaster mit sich bringt, ist Steve soweit: Nach Meinung von Mr. Tanaka kann er sein erstes Dinner zelebrieren. Mr. Tanaka sorgt auch dafür, dass Laura Steves Debüt als Koch beiwohnt. Obwohl einiges schief geht, findet Laura Steve plötzlich ziemlich cool.

Breaking Up Is Hard to Do


Season 9, Episode 13

First Air Date:
January 16, 1998

Episode Details

Steve calls it quits in his relationship with Myra, realizing how much their relationship isn't working with each other. He grew tired of her complaints about him returning to the sexy geeky man that she loves and stop looking like Stefan. It turned out for the best when she tells him she doesn't want to see him anymore. He's now free to be with his true love, Laura. A few weeks later, she returns to the Winslow House and deeply regretting her decision to call it quits. Unfortunately, she's forced to watch Laura and Steve elope in front of her. Stefan is also upset about the whole thing too. Meanwhile, Eddie quits college and decides to go to Police Academy to be a cop like his dad.

Crazy for You: Part 1


Season 9, Episode 14

First Air Date:
January 23, 1998

Episode Details

With Steve out of her life, Myra is going to make sure Laura is out of his too. Her theory is, if she can't have her boyfriend back, she'll make sure her rival doesn't either. She and Stefan team up to ensure their happiness is complete. Meanwhile Eddie learns about guns at Police Academy.

Crazier for You: Part 2


Season 9, Episode 15

First Air Date:
January 30, 1998

Episode Details

Steve demands that Myra stops stalking him and renounces her love for him. Meanwhile, Carl has some explaining to do when Harriette discovers that her wedding ring was meant for someone else.

Whose Man Is It Anyway?


Season 9, Episode 16

First Air Date:
June 5, 1998

Episode Details

After breaking up a few fights between Myrtle and Greta, Laura decides that both of them should fight it out in a boxing match for Eddie's love. Meanwhile, Steve and Carl helps 3J locate his birth mother in a diner three blocks off Chicago. She was happy that he's living in a new family who loves him. She explains to him why she gave 3J up for adoption.

Polkapalooza


Season 9, Episode 17

First Air Date:
June 12, 1998

Episode Details

Steve and Laura attend the biggest polka festival in all of Chicago. She is surprised and impressed by how much he has contributed to the community through polka music. She loves him even more and enjoys herself there. Meanwhile, Eddie buys a new apartment for him and Greta to live in. Carl comes over to visit him and overstays his welcome by embarrassing him.

Throw Urkel from the Train


Season 9, Episode 18

First Air Date:
June 18, 1998

Episode Details

Carl muss auf Dienstreise nach Washington. Steve begleitet ihn zum Zug - und verpasst die letzte Möglichkeit zum Aussteigen. Die beiden müssen die Fahrt in einem Abteil verbringen. Gelegenheit zu einem wichtigen Gespräch. Maxine stellt Laura voller Stolz ihren neuen Freund D'Andre vor. Als Laura wenig begeistert reagiert, ist Maxine sauer. Doch Lauras Misstrauen dem Jungen gegenüber ist berechtigt: Er will Maxine als Drogenkurier einsetzen.

Don't Make Me Over


Season 9, Episode 19

First Air Date:
June 26, 1998

Episode Details

When Myrtle decides to get a makeover to steal Eddie away from Greta one last time. She immediately realizes that he's not exactly her type and renounces her love for him.

Pop Goes the Question


Season 9, Episode 20

First Air Date:
July 3, 1998

Episode Details

Steve and Stefan arm themselves with roses and rings. They decide to propose to Laura immediately. Stefan is Carl's choice because he does want Steve to return to his perfect ex-girlfriend, Myra Monkhouse and marry her instead. Laura struggles with her choice and no matter what happens, her decision will cost her one of the guys. Harriette tells her no matter what decision she make, they'll support her. When Steve announces that he's not going to propose to her and decides to go live in Russia with his parents. Laura decides that it is him she wants to marry, not Stefan. He has been a gentleman to her since they met and she deserves that over having a glamorous and shallow life. Carl is not happy with her decision, but he also realizes that it was hers to make.

Lost in Space: Part 1


Season 9, Episode 21

First Air Date:
July 10, 1998

Episode Details

As Steve and Laura discuss wedding plans for their guest seating arraignments, NASA comes calling and tells him that he'll go into space to test his anti-gravity invention. Later on, Myra refuses to take no for an answer and sneaks aboard the shuttle to convince Steve to stay with her and give up Laura right away. Meanwhile, Harriette is overly concerned with Eddie's safety, she has him transferred to being a meter maid.

Lost in Space: Part 2


Season 9, Episode 22

First Air Date:
July 17, 1998

Episode Details

With the space ship unable to return to Earth, it's up to Steve to save his fellow crewman by gently removing the satellite that got stuck to it's side. Once successful, he brings the crew home. Meanwhile, Myra makes one last push to get Urkel to come back to her, by pretending to be his fiancée. The plan fails and she eventually gives up on her pursuit. During that time, Carl helps Harriette understand her son's need to be a police officer, Eddie's meter maid duty takes a dangerous turn.

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1989
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1990
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1991
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