The Big Fix
Season 1, Episode 17
The Big Fix
Air Date February 9, 1990
Writer(s) Pamela Eells
Sally Lapiduss
Director Richard Correll
Previous The Party
Next Sitting Pretty

The Big Fix is episode seventeen of the first season from the television sitcom on Family Matters. This show was originally aired from ABC on February 9, 1990. It was directed by Richard Correll and written both by Pamela Eells and Sally Lapiduss.

Plot Edit

Urkel agrees to tutor Eddie, who is failing his algebra class, under one condition that he set him up on a date with Laura. He holds Eddie's Prince concert tickets as collateral to ensure his wish will come true. His date with Laura is, well, a perfect disaster. Carl makes a horrible attempt to fix a wobbly chair.

Synopsis Edit

Cast and Characters Edit

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Recurring Edit

Cameo Edit

  • Gino Conforti as Maitre d'

Trivia Edit

  • When Eddie tells Laura that she has to go on a date with Steve, she responds that he should have promised him something he could deliver like a "ride on a space shuttle." Eight years later, Steve would indeed get a ride on a space shuttle in the series finale.

Quotes Edit

Eddie: What's that?
Urkel: 'Standardized Urkel Elementary Math Exam'. It helps to determine how much help you need. Okay, first question. What do you get when you multiply a negative by a negative?
Eddie: A really big negative?
Urkel: Uh-oh. Second question. Three times X equals six. What is the value of X?
Eddie: [chuckling] I know this one! It's either a number or a letter! Ha ha!
Urkel: Whoa. This has never happened before.
Eddie: I did good, huh?
Urkel: You didn't even make it onto the chart!

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