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Step by Step: It Didn't Happen One Night

Karen's ploy to get a hot guy to ask her out back fires when he instead asks out Al. The date though turns sour when he expects Al to put out and later spreads a rumor that he did score with her. A rumor a jealous Karen clings to until the very end.

Meanwhile, Frank and Rich become addicted to the new MAXIMUM Sports channel and nelgect the woman in their lives. Fortunately, for them, Jean-Luc rides into rescue the pair before serious damage is done.

Episode Info

Episode number: 6x16
Production Number: 465359
Airdate: Friday June 20th, 1997

Director: Joel Zwick
Writer: Cary Okmin

Alternate Airdates:

NZ (TVNZ) Dec 18, 1997

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Guest Stars
Allen CutlerAllen Cutler
As Kyle McCormick

Co-Guest Stars
Jason StricklandJason Strickland
As Guy #1
Heather Marie MarsdenHeather Marie Marsden
As Jackie (as Heather Marie)
Jeff GarvinJeff Garvin
As Guy #2
Lisa SheridanLisa Sheridan
As Bonnie
Troy SlatenTroy Slaten
As Morton Osgood
Yunoka DoyleYunoka Doyle
As Tricia
Main Cast
Patrick Duffy
As Frank Lambert
Suzanne Somers
As Carol Foster Lambert
Staci Keanan
As Dana Foster
Brandon Call
As JT Lambert
Angela Watson
As Karen Foster
Christine Lakin
As Alicia "Al" Lambert
Christopher Castile
As Mark Foster
Bronson Pinchot
As Jean-Luc Rieupeyroux
Jason Marsden
As Rich Halke
Episode Notes
Josh Byrne (Brendan) and Emily Mae Young (Lilly) did not appear in this episode.

The license plate on the family car in this episode is QSM-428

The expiration date on Rich and Dana's drink at dinner is February 1997

Episode Quotes
(Karen stops every few feet to spray perfume)
Al: Karen, what are you doing?
Karen: I'm setting a trap for Kyle McCormick.
Al: Oh he's hot.
Karen: I've been spraying perfume in strategic places. His locker, his desk in homeroom, pretty soon his animal instincts will take over and he will track me down and claim me for his own.
Al: Well that's very romantic...if you're a moose.

Jean-Luc: JT, JT, guess what is just about to burst out of me.
JT: Upstairs, first door on the left, jiggle the handle.

JT: (to Karen and her friend) Well I guess I'll leave you two old hags alone so you can compare liver sports and talk about the good ole days.

Jean-Luc: Frank, you look super excellent fantastic.
Frank: I know these monkey suits are supposed to be suave but I don't feel right in it.
Jean-Luc: Come on Frank, when Carol sees you dressed like this she will melt. Just like Tammy Faye Baker's on a hot day.

Cultural References
Tammy Faye Baker (TV evangelist and make-up queen)

Other Episode Crew

CreatorWilliam Bickley  |  Michael Warren (2)
DeveloperRobert L. Boyett  |  Thomas L. Miller
Executive ProducerMichael Warren (2)  |  William Bickley  |  Ross Brown  |  Bob Rosenfarb
Supervising ProducerLiz Sage  |  Adam Markowitz
ProducerRonny Hallin  |  Brian Bird  |  John Wierick  |  Shelly Landau
Co-ProducerKaren Kirchner  |  Casey Maxwell Clair
Associate ProducerLori Glass
EditorPam Marshall
CastingTheodore S. Hann
Unit Production ManagerCarol Himes
Second Assistant DirectorCameron Loring
MusicJesse Frederick  |  Bennett Salvay
Music EditorGerry Rothschild
HairstylistRachel Dowling
Make-upJoe Hailey
Property MasterKerry Scott Knerr
Post Production SupervisorRob Starnes
Re-Recording MixerRick Himot  |  Charlie McDaniel, III
On-Line EditorAlex Trocker
Director of PhotographyTony Askins
Story EditorCary Okmin
Art DirectorLynn Griffin
Coordinating ProducerCarol Himes
Sound EditorKathy Oldham
Sound MixerWalter Baker
Executive Story EditorLarry Kase  |  Joel Ronkin
Executive In Charge Of CastingBarbara Miller (2)
Women's CostumerLyn Paolo
ContinuityPatti Mustari
Men's CostumerBob Squire
Technical AssistantErik Emi
Warning: Step by Step season 6 episode 16 guide may contain spoilers
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