Whose Man Is It Anyway? is episode sixteen of the ninth season in this television sitcom on Family Matters, that originally aired from CBS on June 5, 1998. It was directed by Richard Correll and written by Meg DeLoatch.

Plot Edit

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.

Synopsis Edit

Despite Urkel warning Myrtle to stay away from Eddie, she is willing to fight for her man and decides to challenge Greta to a boxing match at the Winslow home. Laura breaks up the fight and suggests they fight at the boxing ring in Silver's Gym, rather than at her parents' house. She doesn't want them ruining their stuff and her hair.

Meanwhile, 3J begins asking questions about his biological mother, prompting Carl to track the woman down. When he come back and tell Harriette, she asks Carl how the meeting with Mrs. Jameson gone. Carl admits it wasn't good because she didn't want to see her son. He also reveals that Mrs. Jameson had done some questionable things in her own life that she's making up for. Carl also reveals that she gave 3J up to her sister to raise him and of whom she put him in a children's shelter when she too could no longer afford to raise him.

Saturday at Silver's Gym, Eddie tries to talk Greta out of fighting Myrtle in the boxing ring. She refuses, mentioning she won't back off until Myrtle sees that she can't get rid of her easily. Myrtle appears in a pink boxing top and shorts with four of her trainers. The fight is evenly match and both goes down.

At the diner, Carl lectures 3J that no matter what happens, he still has a family with the Winslows. He finally meets his mother, Mrs. Jameson who explains everything and that she's working hard to clean up her life. Mrs. Jameson thanks Carl for letting her see 3J and is happy that he had been adopted into a loving family.

Cast and Characters Edit

Main Edit

Supporting Cast Edit

Guest Edit

Recurring Edit

Cameo Edit

  • Tanika Ray as Mrs. Jameson
  • Raf Mauro as Referee
  • John Del Regno as Boxing Announcer

Trivia Edit

  • Greta and Myrtle fought in the same boxing ring at Silver's Gym that Steve and Willie fought in back in Season 2's Requiem for an Urkel.
  • Steve appears in only one scene in this episode.

Quotes Edit

Family Matters Season 9
Out with the OldThey Shoot Ducks, Don't They?Dumb Belle of the BallDrinking and JivingWho's Afraid of the Big Black Book?A Mind is a Terrible Thing to ReadStevil II: This Time, He's Not AloneTrading PlacesA Pain in HarassmentOriginal Gangsta DawgDeck the MallsGrill of My DreamsBreaking Up Is Hard to DoCrazy for You (Part 1)Crazier for You (Part 2)Whose Man Is It Anyway?PolkapaloozaThrow Urkel off the TrainDon't Make Me OverPop Goes the QuestionLost in Space (Part 1)Lost in Space (Part 2)