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Stevil is the episode seven of the eighth season in this television sitcom on Family Matters, that originally aired from ABC on October 25, 1996. It was directed by Richard Correll and written both by Gregory Thomas Garcia and Fred Rubin.


In this Halloween episode, Steve Urkel's ventriloquist dummy turns evil and wreaks havoc in the Winslow home, however, at the end, it was all a nightmare.

A sequel was made for this episode titled, "Stevil II: This Time, He's Not Alone" in the next season (Season 9).


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  • Richard Correll as Stevil
  • Reve Brander as Alien
  • Genevieve Geoghan as Princess
  • Josh Ryan Evans as Stevil Double



  • This episode was known to be one of the darkest episodes of Family Matters.


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