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Pound Foolish is episode twenty-two of the eighth season in this television sitcom on Family Matters, that originally aired from ABC on April 25, 1997. It was directed by Jason Bateman and written both by Stephen Langford and Fred Rubin.

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Urkel's Aunt Oona returns from Altoona for another visit, this time seeking help in losing weight. The nerd suggests his new weight compression chamber, and she loses weight, but soon, Oona regains her weight in an instant. Meanwhile, Eddie teaches 3J his methods for getting a girl to notice him.

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Steve's Aunt Oona from Altoona returns to visit her nephew and the Winslows again. Unfortunately, she's embarrassed about the extra weight she gained from eating so much from a ham shop she works at in Altoona. She's desperate to lose the extra weight to impress Reverend Fuller at church. Steve comes up with a solution for his favorite aunt, his fat compressing invention should do the trick. He isn't sure if it'll work 100% because he never tested it before, but Oona's determined to try it. She gets in and he starts the invention. It is a complete success as she steps out much slimmer than before.

Meanwhile, 3J asks Eddie to teach him some of his methods for getting a girl to notice him, admitting he likes an older girl in his school. He tries his technique on Laura, but she soon helps him to be himself when asking his classmate out on a date.

At church the next day, Carl is impressed by it and admits he should try it sometime. Like most of Steve's inventions, it eventually backfires and Oona reverts back to her overweight self. She runs out embarrassed by the whole thing and Steve makes a mental note to work on his fat compressing chamber more. Reverend Fuller makes a visit to the Winslow house and admitted to her that he like BBW - Big Beautiful Women.

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Family Matters Season 8
Paris Vacation (Part 1)Paris Vacation (Part 2)Paris Vacation (Part 3)Movin' On3J in the HouseGetting BuffStevilKarate KidsHome AgainNightmare at Urkel OaksChick-a-BoomThe JuryIt Came Upon a Midnight ClearRevenge of the NerdLove TrianglesFather TimeBeauty and the BeastLe Jour d'amourWhat Do You Know?Odd Man InFlirting with DisasterPound FoolishThe Brother Who Came to DinnerA Pirate's Life for Me