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The Results Are In: Recast "Family Matters"

The Results Are In: Recast "Family Matters"

Every Wednesday on BuzzSugar, I post a Recast challenge, where I ask you to choose new actors for a classic TV show or movie. The reader who submits the best cast wins a BuzzSugar t-shirt!

It's true, "Family Matters" is one of those shows that is difficult to recast, since the performances — especially that of Steve Urkel — have become so iconic. I really liked some of the suggestions put forth by everyone this week, though, like La-Ma's idea of Wanda Sykes playing Harriette Winslow and mrspiven's suggestion of Eddie Murphy dressing in drag to play Mother Winslow (a la The Nutty Professor).

Yet my favorite list this week comes from laneylaney. I like it mostly because without even seeing this cast in action they're making me laugh. To see who laneylaney picked along with a new cast photo,

laneylaney's cast:
Harriett Winslow — Chandra Wilson
Carl Winslow — Tracy Morgan
Eddie Winslow — Chris Brown
Laura Winslow — Keke Palmer
Rachel Crawford — Tyra Banks
Richie Crawford — Brandon Ratliff
Mother Winslow — Irma P. Hall
Steve Urkel — Jeremy Suarez

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veronicaraye veronicaraye 9 years
that would be a coool cast!
sexyeyes sexyeyes 9 years
SassAndBide SassAndBide 9 years
and LOL tatti, did he really go to ur school?!?! !! hahaha
SassAndBide SassAndBide 9 years
urkel was ahead of the times. he was rockin high waisted pants back then and nowadays u see like Jessica simpson or rihanna wearing them :rotfl: lol urkel started a trend :rotfl:
Cymone Cymone 9 years
aahh! i love the new urkel! brilliant. ha
Happsmjc Happsmjc 9 years
I love this one! chandra, tracey, and tyra are perrrfect!
Jinx Jinx 9 years
arienne arienne 9 years
Great cast!!
cbombnewell cbombnewell 9 years
I definitely liked LaneyLaneys but I really liked mrspivens too!
pinkflats pinkflats 9 years
tat! no he didn't. that is too funny. anyways CONGRATS LANEYLANEY!!!! and i agree with buzz, without seeing the recast in action, they are already making me laugh. oh and jeremy suarez as urkel. :ROTFL: he's perfect, just perfect. i remember him in the bernie mac show oh goodness he was hilariously nerdy in that show.
tati33 tati33 9 years
:ROTFL: Steve Urkel went to my school... :P
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