|Lost in Space (Part 2)|
|Season 9, Episode 22|
|Air Date||July 17, 1998|
|Writer(s)|| Gary M. Goodrich |
|Previous||Lost in Space (Part 1)|
Lost in Space (Part 2) is the second part of the two-part series finale (season 9) of Family Matters, then it was originally aired from CBS on July 17, 1998. It was directed by Joel Zwick and written by Gary M. Goodrich and Timothy Stack.
NASA struggles to recover its astronauts and save Urkel's life. However, all ends well, and Steve returns to Earth a national hero. Meanwhile, while on meter duty, Eddie finds himself in the middle of a shootout. Eddie survives thanks to the lucky bullet-proof vest that Carl gave him. During that time, Carl and Eddie help Harriette realize that the job is dangerous and needs to support them no matter what. Steve sees Laura at the end of the episode and says "You get more beautiful every time I see you." Laura then says she will kiss him only on one condition, Steve will have to promise to "never go into outer space again." Steve replies with "Only when we kiss, Laura Lee, only when we kiss" and they do, with a final applause from the audience.
- Reginald VelJohnson as Carl Winslow
- Judyann Elder as Harriette Winslow
- Darius McCrary as Eddie Winslow
- Kellie Shanygne Williams as Laura Winslow
- Jaleel White as Steve Urkel
- Michelle Thomas as Myra Monkhouse
Supporting Cast Edit
- Susan Ilene Johnson as Woman Getting Ticket
- Matt McKenzie as Mitch
- Jim Meskimen as Mission Controller
- Kevin Richardson as Alan
- Perry Stephens as Anchorman
- It was record of 9 seasons is a tie with Seinfeld (1989–1998) for the longest-running sitcom series for the American prime-time with ongoing characters. Although it has fewer episodes than Seinfeld, Family Matters ranks as the longest-running hour-long primetime TV sitcom.
- This shows became the series finale after CBS' Block Party announced that series was cancelled after one season of Family Matters, because of the season finale, then in January 1998 when it was originally supposed to continue for one more season.