Family Matters (1989–1998)
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The Substitute Son 

Eddie decides he has no time to join with Carl in some father-son activities ... but Waldo is more than willing to have fun with Carl. Eddie realizes he is missing out and gets the hint. ... See full summary »

Director:

Rich Correll (as Richard Correll)

Writers:

Thomas L. Miller (developed by), Robert L. Boyett (developed by) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Reginald VelJohnson ... Carl Winslow
Jo Marie Payton ... Harriette Winslow (as Jo Marie Payton-Noble)
Rosetta LeNoire ... Estelle 'Mother' Winslow
Darius McCrary ... Eddie Winslow
Kellie Shanygne Williams ... Laura Winslow
Bryton James ... Richie Crawford (as Bryton McClure)
Jaleel White ... Steve Urkel / Bruce Lee Urkel
Shawn Harrison ... Waldo Geraldo Faldo
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Carl Ciarfalio ... Arm Wrestler
David Lea David Lea ... Jack
James Lew
Robert Wall ... Himself
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Storyline

Eddie decides he has no time to join with Carl in some father-son activities ... but Waldo is more than willing to have fun with Carl. Eddie realizes he is missing out and gets the hint. Meanwhile, Urkel creates another alter-ego - Bruce Lee Urkel - when a gang of ruffians harasses Laura at a longshoreman's bar. Written by Brian Rathjen <briguy_52732@yahoo.com>

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Family

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 February 1995 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Goofs

As Eddie heads out the door for his date, the left side of his jacket collar goes from sticking up to folded between shots. See more »

Quotes

[Comes in the lving room with Mother Winslow as Eddie is taking his frustrations out on his sack of dirty laundry because Carl has just taken Waldo to the Chicago Bulls game instead of him]
Harriette: That won't get the stains out.
Estelle 'Mother' Winslow: Yeah, you have to use bleach.
Eddie: I don't believe wat just happened, dad took Waldo to the bulls game.
Estelle 'Mother' Winslow: Oh honey, I hope they don't cheer too hard. I got fifty bucks on the Knicks.
Eddie: No, grandma. Dad took Waldo instead of me. Can you believe that?
Harriette: [unsympathetic] Yes! Eddie, your father...
[...]
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Featured in Top 20 Urkel Moments (2009) See more »

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