Harriette is adamantly refusing Laura to go to the dance until she learns some responsibilites in the way she treats her sister.Carl convinces her to let her go just for one night, but she refuses.
At the home, no one has called, despite Carl's optimism.
Harriette's pessimistic and refusal in letting her daughter go to the dance proved true. Laura eventually gets over her shyness and asks Mark out, per Eddie's reccomendation to put herself on the market.
At Leroy's a popular teen hangout, Laura is bemoaning her inability to get a date with cute classmate Mark for the school dance.
However, her friend, Penny tells her that he's already going with another girl and the only one available is Steven Q. Laura refuses the nerd and keeps looking towards Mark.
You've got to be Googling this stuff before you come in here." Jaleel said dumbfounded."Who is that? "This is embarrassing, I don't even recognize you," Tyler tells him."Don't worry about that part. It gives me joy that you don't know who I am." Jaleel said before breaking down."You're talking about Michelle Thomas.
"September birthday, sudden passing, E-L-L-E…No Google? "Luckily, Tyler's pop culture knowledge isn't very vast.Laura's First Date is episode twelve of the first season from the television sitcom on Family Matters, that originally aired from ABC on December 15, 1989.It was directed by Richard Correll and written both by William Bickley and Michael Warren.She had a lot of friends in the music industry." Jaleel explained. A still shocked Jaleel wrestled with the information, before finally accepting it. Later on, Carl walks in with Laura and Judy and he gets the wrong idea.