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Steve Urkel's Young Neighbor On 'Family Matters' Is All Grown Up

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 02.03.2017 | OWN

The ‘90s series “Family Matters” may have been about the Chicago-based Winslow family, but the show’s breakout character was actually Winslow ...

The Story Behind The Real-Life Steve Urkel

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 12.10.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

There is actually a real-life unfortunate soul named Steve Urkel out there, according to Jaleel White, who made the name famous in his memorable role ...

Αληθινή τηλεόραση

The Huffington Post | Amory Blaine | Posted 11.17.2014 | Training

Σε αυτό το κλιπ από την επερχόμενη κωμωδία που δείχνουν TruTV του «Φίλων του Λαού," ο "...

Urkel Was Evil, Y'all

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 10.10.2014 | Comedy

This year marked the 25th anniversary of the debut of "Family Matters," which must be why so many people seem to have Steve Urkel on the brain. In...


The Huffington Post | Amory Blaine | Posted 10.03.2014 | Training

In this clip from TruTV's upcoming sketch comedy show "Friends Of The People," the "Untold Story Of Urkel" is finally revealed and, honestly, it makes...

This Is How Steve Urkel Happened

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 09.15.2014 | Comedy

We can finally relax, everyone: Urkel has at long last been explained. In this clip from TruTV's upcoming sketch comedy show "Friends Of The People...

'Family Matters': Where Are They Now?

Posted 07.17.2013 | TV

"Family Matters" signed off 15 years ago today -- the series finale aired on July 17, 1998 after nine seasons, most of which were spent as a staple on...

The TGIF Universe: How Steve Urkel Changed the World

Colin Liotta | Posted 07.13.2013 | TV
Colin Liotta

While Marvel and DC fight it out in Hollywood over who can create the best universe for their heroes, maybe they should look back to the '90s to see how it's done.

PHOTOS: 10 TV Characters That Would Make Horrible Neighbors

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.19.2013 | HuffPost Home

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TGIF: Revisiting the Homes of Some of ABC's Best Comedies

David J. Cross | Posted 08.18.2012 | Entertainment
David J. Cross

We picked three properties from the shows and ran some numbers to see if the TV families would be able to afford their homes in today's markets, based on the houses used for the show settings.

'Family Matters' Connection To Political Scandal?

Posted 06.14.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- It's a provocative question: Did Kellie Williams, who played Steve Urkel's love interest Laura Winslow on the TV sit-com "Family Matters...

Jaleel White Faces His Fear Of Urkel Suspenders On 'Styled By June'

Posted 04.10.2012 | TV

After nine seasons as Steve Urkel on "Family Matters," Jaleel White was known for a certain fashion statement, but it wasn't one he was particularly f...

Will Jaleel White Do 'The Urkel' On 'DWTS'?

Posted 03.06.2012 | TV

Perhaps the most anticipated question regarding "Dancing With the Stars" Season 14 is whether or not Jaleel White, famous for playing supernerd Steve ...

Santorum's Sweater Vest? Sorry, Hollywood Owns That Style

Posted 03.12.2012 | Entertainment

Rick Santorum's unlikely success in Iowa last week was very bad news for fellow GOP presidential candidates Michele Bachmann and Rick Perry, as it sto...

Urkel Star Talks Crazy Fans & New Plans

Posted 03.09.2012 | Entertainment

Jaleel White is now 35-years old. He does not wear suspenders or big glasses, and he does not exclaim, "Did I do that?" at inopportune yet comedically...

Too Hipster For TV?

Evan Shapiro | Posted 03.05.2012 | TV
Evan Shapiro

For more than half a century, TV hipsters have had a profound effect on American culture. These characters taught many of us the importance of oddball tastes, wardrobe thrifting and (perhaps more importantly) the ever-lasting power of snark.

Jaleel White: I Don't Miss Playing Steve Urkel

People | Posted 12.18.2011 | Celebrity

Jaleel White most notably played geeky, annoying neighbor Steve Urkel on the '90s sitcom Family Matters – but since then, the actor, who has portray...

Steve Urkel Gets A New Show!

Posted 12.12.2011 | Entertainment

If there is ever a time for Jaleel White to bust out the old classic, "Did I do that?" this will be it. Better known (and forever trapped) as the b...

What's Jaleel White, AKA Steve Urkel, Doing Now?

Posted 08.15.2011 | Entertainment

Keep this in mind: for all the rejections from Laura Winslow, the painful transformations into Stephan and the pants that did his "sack" no favors, it...

WATCH: Memphis School 'Steve Urkelizes' Sagging Pants Wearers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Memphis's Westside Middle School has come up with a pretty good solution to combat tweens' sagging pants: "The Urkel Initiative." Yes, based on Steve ...

To Get Rid Of Baggy Pants, School 'Urkels' Students (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

In Memphis, Tenn., middle school principal Bobby White has introduced a comical policy to keep students from wearing baggy pants, WMC-TV reports. Ins...

Why We Need More Black Nerds

Zack Isaacs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Zack Isaacs

Instead of talking about the problem, I want to be part of the solution. I pledge to be that black nerd who shows young men that there's a world outside of music and sports.

Tiger Woods' College Teammates Called Him 'Urkel': Report

FanHouse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Like this: his college teammates nicknamed Woods "Urkel." As in Steve Urkel, the lovable, high-water-wearing, nerd next door who starred in the sitcom...

Making Fake It Till You Make It -- Spending Less to Achieve More

Jaleel White | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jaleel White

Some throw big weddings. Others throw lavish birthday parties. I put a chunk of money into a paper shredder and blew out an awesome webseries for anyone who's ever asked, "Whatever happened to Jaleel White?"

I Slept With Tiger Woods

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Ostroy

Let's set the record straight on something: these tabloid bimbos are not the real secret in Tiger's closet.