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10 Worst Episodes of Step by Step

Step by Step is an American television sitcom with two single parents, who spontaneously get married after meeting one another during a vacation, resulting in them becoming the heads of a large blended family

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Step by Step - S6E11

#1 - Locket Man (Season 6 - Episode 11)

A clueless Rich gives Dana a piece of recycled jewelry for her birthday, but finds the party's over when the gift turns out be a locket -- with a picture of him and his ex-flame inside. Meanwhile, Carol and the kids must endure the rite of passage that all men face when Frank goes through a mid-life crisis.

The episode was rated 6.64 from 14 votes.

Step by Step - S5E8

#2 - Roadie (Season 5 - Episode 8)


Mark's favorite singer, Christi Rose is coming to town. Cody gets a job as her Roadie and introduces her to Mark who promptly passes out.Christi falls for Cody and offers him a full time job as her Bodyguard. He is tempted, but decides he enjoys his lifestyle too much. Although he offers her the chance to move her van in right next to his, but much like Cody she likes her lifestyle to much too. They remained close, because the entire clan of children sings with her (including Al on the drums)at the end of the episode. Frank finally agrees to buy a car for Al,JT,Dana and Karen after numerous complaints.He not only buys a car but he comes home with his dream car a 1965 mustang. He becomes so obsessed with it; however, the children hardly ever get to drive it as Frank comes up with one excuse after another to keep them from it.In the end Carol has to point this out to him,and Frank realizes his mistake and gives the car to the kids,at last.

The episode was rated 6.77 from 22 votes.

Step by Step - S4E13

#3 - Can't Buy Me Love (Season 4 - Episode 13)

J.T. and Cody are out riding around in J.T. boss's car.When J.T. meets a pretty girl,at a cafe.She thinks he's rich and so J.T. lies and says he is, to impress her.He then finds some money on the street and decides to keep it.Not knowing it actually belongs to Shelly's Dad who owns the cafe she works at.Cody finally makes J.T. tell her the truth and J.T. fines out about the money and returns it and apologizes for lieing.They decide to try and start over.

The episode was rated 6.81 from 21 votes.

Step by Step - S6E2

#4 - Shear Madness (Season 6 - Episode 2)


Jean-Luc is asked to cut Hillary Clinton's hair and is so nervous he wants to decline the opportunity. He is finally able to decipher(through a conversation with Carol) that it all stems from his depression from his divorce. Frank disapproves of yet another of Al's dates. He then meets a guy just like him who he goes shopping with and sets up him up with Al. Al goes on a date with him, but afterward makes Frank agree to not interfere with her date life. She does, however, let him chase off a particularly bad date.

The episode was rated 6.84 from 19 votes.

Step by Step - S4E11

#5 - Make Room for Daddy (Season 4 - Episode 11)

Carol and Frank go on a romantic getaway, but Carol can think of nothing but the baby. Mark meets a girl, but is surprised by her appearance.

The episode was rated 6.86 from 21 votes.

Step by Step - S6E17

#6 - Show Me the Money (Season 6 - Episode 17)


When JT and Rich take on the job as sports agents to an up-and-coming college hockey player, they find themselves becoming his personal servants and dating service—with Karen serving as the main course. Meanwhile, the battle between the hairdressers and the contractors begins when Carol and Jean-Luc challenge an overly-macho Frank and his pal, Moose, to a game of bowling.

The episode was rated 6.86 from 14 votes.

Step by Step - S3E21

#7 - The Case of the Missing Diary (Season 3 - Episode 21)

Cody is writing a 40's style mystery for his creative writing class. He gets an idea when Karen proclaims her diary is missing. His pun-filled story is played out by the Lambert/Foster family. Kitty Meow (Karen), who sings in the famous trio the Andrews step-sisters, lost her diary. The suspects are as follows: the other two Andrew's step-sisters (Dana and Al), the establishment's piano player (Brendan), comic (JT), and other singing act, Miss Honey Dew (Carol). With the help of the lab technician (Mark), Sam Spud (Cody) discovers it was Honey Dew. In real life, Al turns out to be the one who misplaced Karen's diary.

The episode was rated 6.87 from 23 votes.

Step by Step - S2E17

#8 - Love, Port Washington Style (Season 2 - Episode 17)


Dana has been dumped--AGAIN-- just before Valentine's Day. She acts real moody and volunteers to work a double shift at the 50's cafe, since she is dateless. When a customer does show up, Dana snaps at him and he responds kindly, yet with an irritation of his own. They end up dating, as Dana leaves work early. Carol is so busy in the beauty salon that she solicits Frank's assistance. Frank does his best, which is not good enough. Frank burns a bald spot in some girl's hair. While Carol has to spend hours talking to her parents, Frank's style becomes popular with the high school crowd.

The episode was rated 6.93 from 28 votes.

Step by Step - S1E11

#9 - A Day in the Life (Season 1 - Episode 11)

Frank gets ""America Up Close"" to do one of their 'blended family' segments on the Lambert/Foster clan. Carol is disappointed, because now the whole world will see them acting nasty toward each other, and when it happens she gets mad at Frank and makes him sleep on the couch. Dana leads the kids in a mission to save their parents, by everyone being nice for the cameramen. When they do, Carol and Frank make up, just before the act fades away.

The episode was rated 6.93 from 43 votes.

Step by Step - S4E6

#10 - Something Wild (Season 4 - Episode 6)


Cody makes the world's largest Jack-o-Lantern and Mark discovers an alien life. Meanwhile, Carol and Frank decide to dress as Tarzan and Jane for the special Halloween Ball.

The episode was rated 6.95 from 22 votes.

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