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Ain't Nothing but an Urkel is the seventeenth episode of the sixth season from the television sitcom on Family Matters, which was aired from ABC on February 24, 1995. It was directed by Kelly Sandefur and written by Stephen Langford.


To impress an MIT college recruiter, Urkel demonstrates his transformation chamber. Instead of turning into an Albert Einstein variant, Urkel makes himself into Elvis Urkel by mistake. The hunka-hunka-burning Urkel and his blue suede shoes scare the daylights out of the recruiter, which threatens his acceptance into his childhood college. Meanwhile, Carl and Harriette try to help out a young couple who are fixing to get married.


Cast and Characters[]



  • Johnny Brown as Pastor Fuller
  • Spencer Garrett as Larry Johnson
  • Richard Kline as Mr. Fleming
  • Heather Morgan as Marilyn


  • This episode make the guest appearance of Elvis Urkel in this episode, but it was the second Elvis appearance in Family Matters same as the crossover in Full House was Jesse's favorite singer-songwriter.
  • Elvis Presley's daughter Lisa Marie Presley-Jackson is mentioned.
  • This is another instance of Jaleel White showcasing his singing talent, this time singing with an Elvis impression.
  • Prior to Steve moving in with the Winslows in the season finale, this is the final time Steve’s basement lab is shown.
  • While this is the only appearance of Elvis Urkel, a vial of his liquefied genetic material can be seen next to Steve's in the episode What Do You Know?.


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To Be or Not to Be (Part 1)To Be or Not to Be (Part 2)Till Death Do Us ApartmentThe Looney BinBeta Chi GuyDark and Stormy NightPar For the CourseSink or SwimParadise BluffFlying BlindMiracle on Elm StreetMidterm CrisisAn Unlikely MatchThe Substitute SonThe GunWedding Bell BluesAin't Nothing but an UrkelMy Uncle, the HeroMy BodyguardCheers Looking at You, KidWhat's Up Doc?We're Going to Disney World (Part 1)We're Going to Disney World (Part 2)They Shoot Urkels, Don't They?Home Sweet Home