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Step by Step: Pretty Woman

Karen's big modeling break could come if she can just get noticed by a big New York photographer. Problem is the guy isn't looking for just pretty (it's been done) but someone "with attitude" and to everyone's surprise he finds her. But it's not Karen...it's Al!

Meanwhile, Cody is convinced that he's a born winner and is reluctant to test his theory when Frank invites him to sit in on a poker game with some of his friends.


Episode Info


Episode number: 3x17
Production Number: 455467
Airdate: Friday February 18th, 1994


Alternate Airdates:

France Nov 30, 1994
NZ (TVNZ) Jun 18, 1995

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Guest Stars
Mickey Jones (1)Mickey Jones (1)
As Virgil
Recurring
Christopher DargaChristopher Darga
As Photographer (Tim Yates)
Peter ParrosPeter Parros
As George

Co-Guest Stars
Bea NordellaBea Nordella
As Marion
Brett StimelyBrett Stimely
As Marty Green
Emily ChaseEmily Chase
As Photographer's (Tim Yates) Assistant
Shirley PrestiaShirley Prestia
As Betty Jenkins
Main Cast
Patrick DuffyPatrick Duffy
As Frank Lambert
Suzanne SomersSuzanne Somers
As Carol Foster Lambert
Staci KeananStaci Keanan
As Dana Foster
Brandon CallBrandon Call
As JT Lambert
Angela WatsonAngela Watson
As Karen Foster
Christine LakinChristine Lakin
As Alicia "Al" Lambert
Josh ByrneJosh Byrne
As Brenden Lambert
Sasha Mitchell (1)Sasha Mitchell (1)
As Cody Lambert
Episode Notes
End Credits (deleted during syndication): Frank and Dana try to build a ship together but fail, it breaks while Dana is holding one end and Cody explodes a propane tank thus ending his good luck streak.

Christopher Castile (Mark) did not appear in this episode.



Music
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Robert PalmerSimply IrresistibleThe montage of Al posing


Episode Quotes
(Cody gives a karate demo)
Cody: (after head butting the wood for a second time) Good news, I think I heard something crack.

Cody: Hey Uncle Frank, you're not gonna believe this. You know what I just found out? Little Michelle on Full House is actually two people.

Cody: Now wait, hold on, you know I am not a gambling man.
Virgil: Why is that Cody? Afraid of losing?
Cody: Well no, I'm what you call a born winner, a lucky stiff, I got the midol touch.

Al: Look this audition better not take long.
Carol: Listen Al, this will just take a few minutes and then we can go down to the sporting goods store and get you you're hockey bat.
Al: Carol, it's not a bat it's a stick.

Al: Yo, Maestro, what is the hold up here? Pick a priss bag amd move on? (Carol covers her mouth)
Carol: She didn't mean to interrupt.
Tim Yates: No, it's OK, it makes me feel like I'm back in New York. Come here honey.
Al: Who you calling honey?
Al: Love the attitude. I'm seeing edge here.
Tim Yates: What's your name?
Al: Al.
Tim Yates: How would you like to be a model?
Al: (snickers) No way!
Tim Yates: Pays two hundred bucks an hour.
Al: Hey, I'm your man.
(Karen screams in horror)

Tim Yates: OK, let's see why people call me a genius.

Karen: Al, why are you always insulting me?
Al: Well, we drew straws: J.T. got Dana, I got you.

Carol: Al, where are you going?
Al: Oh, I thought I'd just go for a little walk.
Carol: Where?
Al: Home.

Guy: Hey, Al!
Al: Oh, shut up! I'm in the middle of an argument!



Episode Goofs
The photographer in this episode clearly states his name as Tim Yates (Karen also notes this) but in the closing credits, Christopher Darga's character is listed simply as "Photographer".



Cultural References
Full House, Little Michelle: Cody references both when he finally finds out that Little Michelle is played by two seperate actresses (Mark Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen) on the late 80's, early 90's hit sitcom, Full House.



Other Episode Crew

CreatorWilliam Bickley  |  Michael Warren (2)
DeveloperThomas L. Miller  |  Robert L. Boyett
Executive ProducerThomas L. Miller  |  Michael Warren (2)  |  Robert L. Boyett  |  William Bickley  |  Ross Brown
Co-Executive ProducerRobert Griffard  |  Howard Adler
ProducerRonny Hallin  |  Julia Newton
Co-ProducerKaren Kirchner
EditorPam Marshall
CastingTheodore S. Hann
Unit Production ManagerStewart Lyons
First Assistant DirectorDon Martin Nielsen
Second Assistant DirectorJill Frank
MusicSteven Chesne  |  Gary Boren
Music EditorMerelyn Davis
Music SupervisorGregory Sill
HairstylistRachel Dowling
Make-upJoe Hailey
Property MasterPaul Iannizzotto
Re-Recording MixerCharlie McDaniel, III  |  Rick Himot
On-Line EditorBill Breshears
Director of PhotographyTony Askins
Story EditorRich Halke
Art DirectorTommy Goetz
Coordinating ProducerStewart Lyons
Sound EditorChris Rudy
Sound MixerWalter Baker
Executive Story EditorMaria A. Brown (1)  |  Brian Bird  |  John Wierick
Main Title ThemeBennett Salvay  |  Jesse Frederick
Main Title Theme Written/performedTeresa James  |  Jesse Frederick
Executive In Charge Of CastingBarbara Miller (2)
Women's CostumerLyn Paolo
ContinuityPatti Passarelli
Men's CostumerBob Squire
Technical AssistantErik Emi
 
Warning: Step by Step season 3 episode 17 guide may contain spoilers
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