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Step by Step: Macho Man

Sam's prowess at event after event has Rich pushing JT to be a man and pick an event that he can beat her at. JT though doesn't see the problem until a bully forces Sam to actually defend JT. Prompting JT to have a bizarre gender-bending dream.

Meanwhile, Lilly is nervous about a trip to the doctor and turns to Jean-Luc to give her the courage to go through with it. But as it turns out, Jean-Luc also must go through the same treatment.


Episode Info


Episode number: 6x17
Production Number: 465362
Airdate: Friday June 27th, 1997


Alternate Airdates:

NZ (TVNZ) Dec 19, 1997

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Guest Stars
Alexandra Adi
As Sam
Recurring
Gina Gallego
As Dr. Martinez
Rick Schatz
As difillipo

Co-Guest Stars
Charles Walker
As Minister
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
Josh Byrne
As Brenden Lambert
Bronson Pinchot
As Jean-Luc Rieupeyroux
Emily Mae Young
As Lilly Foster-Lambert #2
Jason Marsden
As Rich Halke
Episode Notes
Sam's full name is revealed to be Samantha 'Sam' Milano.



Episode Quotes
(The gang is going miniature golfing except Karen)
Carol: Well isn't Karen with you?
Dana: Nope, in one of the strange events of the 20th century I am going miniature golfing and Karen is at the library.
Frank: It's saturday night and Karen's at the library? I bet she's checking out something other than books.
Carol: Now Frank that isn't fair, maybe Karen is maturing and finding interests other than boys. This could be a major turning point.
(Karen comes into the room)
Karen: Mom I have a major emergency. I met these three guys at the library and I can't decide which one to go out with.
Frank: So much for major turning points.

Al: (about Sam) Yeah Dad, I mean you should have seen this girl at the batting cage. Incredible, 80 mile-per-hour pitches and this girl went 12 for 12.
Frank: (to JT) How did you do son?
JT: Well, I made solid contact.
Rich: Yeah he got hit in the head with the ball.
JT: Yeah but it was a solid hit.

(Lilly protests having to have a booster shot)
Lilly: Yeah but they stick a big needle in your butt.

Rich: How long do you think a girl is gonna stay with a guy that's not as tough as she is?
JT: I don't know let's ask Dana.



Cultural References
Victoria's Secret: The famous lingerie catalog is referenced by Jean-Luc.

Barney: Both Carol and Lilly reference the popular purple dinosaur on the PBS network.

Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman: The title character of the popular Saturday night series was referenced by Jean-Luc when talking about the doctor.



Other Episode Crew

CreatorWilliam Bickley  |  Michael Warren (2)
DeveloperRobert L. Boyett  |  Thomas L. Miller
Executive ProducerThomas L. Miller  |  William Bickley  |  Michael Warren (2)  |  Robert L. Boyett  |  Ross Brown  |  Bob Rosenfarb
Supervising ProducerAdam Markowitz  |  Liz Sage
ProducerRonny Hallin  |  John Wierick  |  Brian Bird  |  Shelly Landau
Co-ProducerKaren Kirchner  |  Casey Maxwell Clair
Associate ProducerLori Glass
EditorPam Marshall
CastingTheodore S. Hann
Unit Production ManagerCarol Himes
Second Assistant DirectorCameron Loring
MusicGary Boren
Music EditorGerry Rothschild
HairstylistRachel Dowling
Make-upJoe Hailey
Property MasterKerry Scott Knerr
Post Production SupervisorCarla Kentle
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 EditorJoel Ronkin  |  Larry Kase
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 17 guide may contain spoilers
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