The following is a list of episodes for the situation comedy, Step by Step. The series premiered on September 20, 1991 on ABC, then moving to CBS ending on June 26, 1998. A total of 160 episodes were produced spanning 7 seasons.
|Season premiere||Season finale|
|1||22||September 20, 1991||April 24, 1992|
|2||24||September 18, 1992||May 21, 1993|
|3||23||September 24, 1993||May 20, 1994|
|4||24||September 23, 1994||May 19, 1995|
|5||24||September 22, 1995||May 17, 1996|
|6</sub>||24||March 7, 1997||August 15, 1997|
|7</sub>||19||September 19, 1997||June 26, 1998|
Season 1: 1991–92 Edit
- Main article: Season 1
- The Dance
- Rules of the House
- First Anniversary
- Frank & Son
- Pulling Together
- Yo-Yo's Wedding
- Just for Kicks
- Into the Woods
- Mixed Messages
- A Day in the Life
- The New Car
- Getting Organized
- Home Alone
- Drive, He Said
- Bully for Mark
- The Boys in the Band
- School Daze
- Country Club
- Daddy's Girl
- He Wanted Wings
- Beauty Contest
Trivia (Season 1) Edit
Season 2: 1992–93 Edit
- Main article: Season 2
- Patrika Darbo and Peggy Rea no longer appear in the series.
- Sasha Mitchell is upgraded from a recurring cast member to a series regular.
- Staci Keanan is absent for 1 episode.
- Brandon Call is absent for 1 episode, though he appears in an additional scene.
- Suzanne Somers is absent for 1 episode, except one very brief scene.
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|23||1||S.A.T. Blues||Joel Zwick||Matt Ember||September 18, 1992||447901|
| When Dana goes to take her SATs, Cody joins her. He explains that every month he does something new and this week he is taking the SATs. Dana does very well - 91st percentile, but Cody does better. Dana cannot accept this and insists that they both take it again. Dana improves her score, but Cody still beats her - she is infuriated. Cody is not happy with his impressive results because he worries he will be expected to become a brain surgeon. Cody and Dana later decide that their lives may take them on unexpected paths. Meanwhile, the others kids borrow Frank 's clothes, forcing him to find a solution in order to prevent this.
|24||2||To B or Not to Be||Joel Zwick||Meredith Siler||September 25, 1992||447902|
|J.T. has a test coming up at school on Shakespeare. So Carol convinces Frank to help J.T. study. Frank and J.T. first try a tape but that gets lost. They soon discover it's all about sex and violence, and stay up all night studying. In the morning, J.T. is sure the test will be easy, because of his studying; however, J.T. receives a bad grade. Carol and Frank talk to the teacher and discover that she gave J.T. a bad grade because she thought he would not know the material because he is a jock. Carol is infuriated, and makes the teacher sit down and regrade his test. He gets a B+. Mark and Al don't appreciate their new materials subjects.|
|25||3||Stuck on You||Richard Correll||Howard Adler and Robert Griffard||October 2, 1992||447904|
|JT wants to date a girl way out of his league and goes to Karen for help. When, Al becomes friends with a girl her age and the girl's father, Frank gets jealous because he feels like he is losing his daughter. Also, Cody joins an human fly competition.|
|26||4||J.T.'s World||Richard Correll||Julia Newton||October 9, 1992||447903|
|In a nod to Wayne's World, J.T. starts his own local Public-access television show, J.T.'s World, where he hires Cody as his sidekick. J.T. gets more than he bargained for when he invites a pretty classmate, Lisa (Elizabeth Berkley) onto his show, but she falls for Cody instead. Also, Frank and Carol let differing answers on a compatibility test get to them.|
|27||5||It's a Dog's Life||John Tracy||Matt Ember||October 16, 1992||447905|
| Al and Brendan agree to take care of a neighbor's oversized St. Bernard for the weekend, but the job quickly becomes more than they can handle. They get further annoyed when they learn the neighbors have decided to move away and no longer want the dog; however, Carol is overjoyed because she has fallen in love with the dog. Eventually, Frank puts his foot down and tells Carol to take it to a kennel.
|28||6||The Boss||James O'Keefe||Howard Adler and Robert Griffard||October 23, 1992||447908|
|Dana learns a humbling lesson about being the boss and overseeing a group of employees when she is given a managerial job at a 1950s style restaurant. She was too bossy and controlling, so Karen and J.T. quit; and, so do the two cooks, who only wanted the job so they could see Karen. Frank and Carol decide to take over their jobs, but Dana quickly resumes her condescending demeanor. The parents set her straight, and Dana corrects her attitude. Also, Mark invents a machine which can detect if you lie or not.|
|29||7||Model Daughter||Richard Correll||Chuck Tately||October 30, 1992||447906|
|A modeling job in Chicago may be Karen's dream come true — and the worst possible news for overbearing mother Carol. So, Carol tags along on Karen's photo shoot and meddles at every possible turn. Karen makes many new friends during her new job, which is cut short after one of the other models (who had also taken a modeling job as a teenager but never got to enjoy the other things in life) convinces her to stay in school and be a teen. At home, Dana — then all the other kids — come down with the flu, and they quickly make Frank their butler. At the end, Frank is the only one who suffers from flu.|
|30||8||Someone to Watch Over Me||Jeffrey Ganz||Bob Rosenfarb||November 6, 1992||447909|
| Dana's new boyfriend is Mike Walters, whom — through the rumor mill — Frank suspects is out for nothing more than sex. Despite his misgivings, he allows Dana to go out on a date with "Mike the Mover". Still feeling uneasy about Mike, Frank gets Cody to drive him to Make-Out Point (where the two have gone to enjoy the moonlight and kiss). Frank — having passed up Cody's ridiculous idea of dressing up in a beaver costume to spy on the two — decides to climb into a tree to get a closer look, but the branch breaks under his weight and he literally drops in on them. Dana is embarrassed, but when Mike shows up the next day, and tries to get her to go upstairs with him, she is infuriated, and Frank immediately kicks him out. Also, J.T. asks Brendan to wash Frank's car.
|31||9||The Making of the President||Richard Correll||Ernest Banks||November 13, 1992||447907|
| Annoyed that only dorks and geeks — in particular, Dana — are running for class president, J.T. announces he is running for class president. The campaign divides the Foster-Lambert home, and things are made worse when J.T. (having run on a campaign where it is suggested that regular students' needs aren't met) actually wins. J.T. at first puts up his bravado, but eventually wilts under the pressure and, having a new appreciation for the responsibilities that being class president brings, decides to turn over responsibilities to Dana.
|32||10||Virgin Territory||Judy Pioli||Julia Newton||November 20, 1992||447910|
|J.T. and Cody get dates with two girls that have "easy" reputations. The girls invite them back to their house, and Cody, who wants to hold onto his virginity until he meets the right girl, leaves. This upsets both girls, and J.T., who eventually realizes that Cody is right. Meanwhile, Frank is driven crazy when he is put on a low-cholesterol diet.|
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Season 3: 1993–94Edit
- Main article: Season 3
Season 4: 1994–95Edit
- Main article: Season 4
Season 5: 1995–96Edit
- Main article: Season 5
- Jason Marsden becomes a recurring cast member and appears in nine episodes.
- Kristen Lauren Meyering plays Lilly's role in season 5.
- Sasha Mitchell is absent for 5 episodes.
- Angela Watson is absent for 1 episode.
Season 6: 1997 Edit
- Main article: Season 6
- Emily Mae Young and Bronson Pinchot join the cast as series regulars.
- Sasha Mitchell is no longer a series regular.
- Because of the tenuous position as a midseason replacement, the episodes were not aired in the order the occurred in the Step by Step universe. Therefore, if viewed in the original air date order, things happen out of sequence.
- Jason Marsden is now a regular cast member.
- Christine Lakin and Bronson Pinchot are both absent for 1 episode.
- Josh Byrne and Emily Mae Young are both absent for 9 episodes.
Season 7: 1997–98Edit
- Main article: Season 7
- Josh Byrne and Bronson Pinchot are no longer series regulars.
- Christopher Castile is absent for 11 episodes.
- Emily Mae Young is absent for 5 episodes.
- Sasha Mitchell returns as a special guest star and reprises his role of Cody Lambert for 1 episode.
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