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After the sudden death of his wife, a young father enlists the help of his brother-in-law and his childhood friend to help him raise his three daughters.






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This is a story about a sports broadcaster later turned morning talk show host Danny Tanner and his three little girls, D.J. (Donna Jo), Stephanie and Michelle Tanner. Before the show begins, Danny Tanner's wife is killed by a drunk driver. So he needs help raising his three little girls. He asks his rock musician brother-in-law, Jesse Katsopolis, and his comedian best friend, Joey Gladstone, to move in with them. As the show goes on, Jesse gets married to Rebecca Donaldson, Danny's co host of the talk show. The two have kids of their own, who are twins, Alexander and Nicholas Katsopolis. However, the show is about what happens as the story is going on. Written by Raffi Nazarian <>

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Did You Know?


Bob Saget and Dave Coulier became friends through the L.A. Comedy circuit and Coulier lived on Saget's couch in his early days as a comedian, similar to struggling comedian Joey Gladstone living in the alcove of Danny Tanner's house. See more »


Throughout the series, when the camera zooms in on the front door of the house, the door has a dead bolt on it. But on the set of the house, the front door doesn't have a dead bolt on it. See more »


[repeated line]
Michelle: You got it, dude.
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Referenced in Hangin' with Mr. Cooper: Hangin' with Michelle (1992) See more »


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Most Annoying show on television
26 June 2007 | by See all my reviews

This show is just annoying!!! I feel sorry for the actors for having to attempt to be funny (especially Bob Saget), the laugh track tries to cover up the sad jokes and the "Awwww" track comes up at the most unnecessary times. The over-dramatic kids are no exception, especially the Olsen twins. Also, this show is cliché city. If you were to look up the word cliché, it would read "Full House" Every story line has a "life lesson" to be learned at the end. A sappy speech makes everything better and even has the ability to make the most bratty child have a sudden realization of goodness GASP too bad this couldn't be possible in real life. I don't know how someone could watch this show without bad mouthing the behavior of the characters or the laugh track. i find myself yelling at the TV saying, "THAT Isn't FUNNY/SAD/CUTE" If life were really like this, the world would fall apart.

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