The Show Must Go On is the third episode of the third season in this television sitcom on Family Matters, which was aired from ABC on October 4, 1991. It was directed by John Tracy and written by Gary M. Goodrich.

Plot Edit

With the original Romeo in the hospital with appendicitis, Urkel fills in to perform with Laura (who plays Juliet) in the school play. As one might guess, it ends up a disaster. Meanwhile, Carl gets a beeper from Lt. Murtaugh, but as it turns out, he ends up doing meager tasks for him such as getting him food from a fast food restaurant.

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Cast Edit

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Guest Edit

Recurring Edit

Cameo Edit

  • Bumper Robinson as Daniel Wallace
  • Bethany McKinney as Girl at Audition

Trivia Edit

  • Bumper Robinson's first appearance as Daniel Wallace in this episode. He previously made an appearance in season 1's Rock Video as one of Eddie's bandmates, Kyle.
  • This episode has the same name like Freddie Mercury’s Queen Song “The Show Must Go On”.
  • Freddie Mercury, the lead singer of Queen and “The Show Must Go On” song, died the same year, when this episode got released and came out, all due to AIDS.
  • Despite Urkel promising Miss Steuben not to take Home Economics in this episode, he later reneges the promise in Food, Lies and Videotape

Quotes Edit

  v - e - dFamily Matters Season 3
Boom!Brain Over BrawnThe Show Must Go OnWords HurtDaddy's Little GirlCitizens' CourtRobo-NerdMaking the TeamBorn to Be MildThe Love GodOld and AloneA Pair of LadiesChoir TroubleA Test of FriendshipJailhouse BluesBrown BombshellFood, Lies and VideotapeMy Brokenhearted ValentineWoman of the PeopleLove and KissesStop! In the Name of LoveThe Urkel Who Came to DinnerRobo-Nerd IIDudesFarewell, My Laura