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Mary-Kate Olsen is left-handed and Ashley Olsen is right-handed. That is why throughout the show, Michelle uses both of her hands to write and eat.
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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 basement of Danny Tanner's house.
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The mom of the girls, Danny's wife Pam, was killed by a drunk driver in a car accident as revealed in one episode.
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Uncle Jesse's original name was "Uncle Adam", until John Stamos, decided that he liked "Jesse" better.
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Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen were chosen for the part of Michelle because they were the only twin babies that didn't cry at the audition.
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Bob Saget considered leaving the show after the first season due to his disapproval of the writing and story lines.
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By the age of six, Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen, the twins who shared the role of Michelle, started to look so different that most audiences could tell them apart. It was considered to chose one twin over the other, and have just Mary-Kate Olsen play the role. However, their fan base at the time was so huge, and co-star John Stamos didn't want one twin to leave the show, so both girls were kept in the role.
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The mannequin in the alcove in Joey's room always wears the exact shirt as Joey (Dave Coulier) in the first season.
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At first, the producers didn't want people to know that Michelle was played by twins, so in the beginning, they were credited as Mary-Kate Ashley Olsen. In the last season, they were credited as Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen.
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Sensing some awkwardness with one another, Bob Saget, John Stamos and Dave Coulier went on a road trip to Las Vegas after the first season ended to help develop chemistry, in particular with Stamos, since Saget and Coulier were friends prior to the show. Stamos and Coulier, both single at the time, really bonded during the trip and went on double dates together, while Saget, married at the time, stayed behind. The result was Stamos and Coulier becoming good friends and the writers incorporating this new dynamic in future seasons, with the two working together (first in advertising, later as a radio evening show) and sharing many more scenes on the show together.
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In order for the character Michelle to get involved with comedic and serious moments, Mary-Kate Olsen chose to do the former while Ashley Olsen did the latter.
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At no point in the series do we ever see Kimmy or Steve's family even though they are mentioned. Kimmy's brother is later seen in Fuller House. His name was, however, changed from Garth to Jimmy, or Kimmy may have two brothers.
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The show was nearly cancelled after its first season.
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You can tell when Ashley Olsen plays Michelle because, as a child, she had a freckle above her lip.
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In the episode, "The House Meets The Mouse Part 1," D.J. imagines Steve as Aladdin. In real life, Scott Weinger was the voice of Aladdin.
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The Olsen twins renegotiated their contract in 1990 to a much higher amount than the rest of the cast. It also allowed them the freedom to do endorsements and other media opportunities while still working on the show.
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In the first season, Jesse's last name was Cochran, but in the second season it was changed to Katsopolis because of John Stamos' Greek heritage. The reason for the change was addressed within the series in an episode in that the last name "Cochran" was a pseudonym Jesse was using to make his name sound more like a rock star.
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According to the show's website, John Stamos, Dave Coulier and Jodie Sweetin are the only cast members to appear in all 193 episodes of the series. Bob Saget did appear in all 192 official episodes, but did not appear in the unaired pilot. Candace Cameron Bure only did not appear in the sixth season episode "Subterranean Graduation Blues". Some episodes had just Mary-Kate playing Michelle, not Ashley and vice versa.
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John Stamos changed his character's name from Adam to Jesse because Elvis was born with a twin brother who died soon after birth. His name was Jesse.
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The show initially was going to have a ninth season. However, the ninth season was on the (then) new WB Network as an old, "classic" show to help launch the new network and lineup. John Stamos (Jesse) did not like how the show was being dropped from ABC, a top-three network, and moving to a fledgling new network and announced that the eighth season would be his last. Candace Cameron Bure (D.J.) also planned on the eighth season as her last, doing sporadic guest appearances during the ninth season as her character D.J. came home to visit from college during the holidays, as Cameron, in real life, was planning on going to college after season eight. After these two announced their departures, the others decided that it was time to call it quits, and the writers decided the series had gone as far as it could go, and the eighth season on ABC (1994-1995) ended up being the final season for Full House (1987).
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According to frequent director Joel Zwick, filming of the two-part episode in Disney World became a problem for Jodie Sweetin, as she was bombarded by fans and photographers, some of whom even followed her into the bathroom.
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The season eight episode "Comet's Excellent Adventure" is the only one to be actually taped in San Francisco all other episodes are taped outside San Francisco.
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Whenever the cameras weren't rolling, Bob Saget, who is known for his raunchy adult stand-up jokes, would often get in trouble for swearing and making inappropriate jokes, even when around the child actors.
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Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen nearly left the show after the first season because their real-life mother was concerned about them missing out on having a "normal" childhood. After a significant raise in salary from the show's producers, she agreed to let them continue. Their mother also let them stay due to the fact that they became so popular.
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The Tanner address is 1882 Gerard Street. The exterior shots of the Tanner house are actually from a house located on 1709 Broderick Street.
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After taping sessions, Bob Saget would often be in his dressing room writing material for an episode of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (1990).
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Lori Loughlin was originally going to appear in only six episodes. However, she quickly became popular and became a regular from season 3 onward. In season 2, she was only credited in episodes she appeared in before appearing full time in the opening credits in season 3. She also appears in every episode from here on until the finale. Andrea Barber didnt start appearing in every episode until Season 6.
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In the episode "Stephanie Plays the Field" there's a part when Michelle visits Jesse and Becky in the attic but when they ask to be alone Michelle spins around. While doing this you can hear someone say "but you are alone silly" followed by Michelle saying this line. This was because a person would stand behind the cameras telling Michelle her lines while she was on set filming.
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While a number of blooper reels were shown on TV show compilations, a rough quality tape was leaked on the internet. The video prominently consists of some cast members accidentally swearing during taping.
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With the exception of Danny, Steve, and Rebecca, all the other characters have catchphrases. Jesse's is "Have Mercy," Joey's is "cut it out," D.J.'s is "Oh, my Lanta," Stephanie's are (3 catchphrases), "how rude," "hot dog," and "well pin a rose on your nose," Michelle's are (has five catchphrases and has the most), "you got it, dude," "ah nuts," "oh, pa-lease," "you're in big trouble, mister" and "duh." Kimmy's are "Hola, Tanner-Ritos," Hola Mr. T." and other similar phrases.
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The three adult leads (Saget, Stamos and Coulier) all complained to the producers at different times about the high number of scenes that the Olsen twins were given on the show.
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All establishing shots of San Francisco were filmed in one day.
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Bob Saget was known for telling inappropriate vulgar jokes during rehearsals and tapings, upsetting the parents of the children actresses and the producers of the show.
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The original premise of the show was three single stand-up comedians living together and the theme was more of an adult-oriented sitcom titled "House of Comics". However, with shows like The Cosby Show (1984) and Family Ties (1982) doing well with family-oriented themes, the show was changed to incorporate family morals and values and the name was changed to Full House (1987).
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Kirk Cameron met his future wife Chelsea Noble when he came to visit his sister Candace Cameron Bure on the set of Full House. They both appear in the same season. Kirk Cameron appeared in the episode "Just One Of The Guys". Chelsea Noble appeared in the two part episode after his the week after "The Seven-Month Itch".
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In the first episode, D.J. says Kimmy has three sisters. In later seasons, Kimmy says she has one older brother named Garth. On the spin-off series Fuller House (2016), she has a younger brother named Jimmy.
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Danny, Joey and Jesse have all been in jail at some point. Coincidentally, all three guys were wearing something formal (Danny and Joey were wearing dresses and Jesse in a tuxedo).
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Danny Tanner didn't get obsessed with cleaning until season 2, but it's played as if he was always that way. This contradicts the entire first season especially episode 4 of season one, "The Return of Grandma", in which the guys have to prove to Danny's mother that they can keep the house in order. Danny is just as clueless about cleaning as the other men.
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Much like his character Danny Tanner, Bob Saget has three daughters, twins Aubrey Saget and Lara Melanie Saget and Jennifer Belle Saget.
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In the unaired pilot episode, John Posey plays the role of Danny Tanner. By the time the series went to air, Bob Saget landed the role.
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Jesse Frederick was the sound of ABC's TGIF lineup, having written the themes to Family Matters (1989), Step by Step (1991), Perfect Strangers (1986) and Full House (1987).
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The girls's full names are Donna Jo Margaret Tanner, Stephanie Judith Tanner, Michelle Elizabeth Tanner.
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Stamos and the actors portraying The Rippers would do frequet jam sessions during rehearsals and tapings.
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D.J.'s junior high school (Van Atta Junior High) is named after the producer of the show (1992-1995).
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In the film Dumb and Dumber To (2014), Harry tells Lloyd, (listing his sacrifices over his achievements in their lifetime friendship) that he's watched every episode of 'Full House' (1987). This was a real life jab at actor Jeff Daniels-as fans have often mistaken him for series star Dave Coulier.
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The Wedding: Part 2 is the second appearance of Rebecca's parents and the last appearance of Jesse's parents.
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Older viewers feel that Danny is too young to be D.J.'s father (hearing the dialogue and doing the math, he was 19 when she was born). Though, young men around the '70s were fathering children when they were in their late-teens, early-twenties (Tom Hanks is one of them).
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Bob Saget and Paul Reiser were on the top of show creator Jeff Franklin's list to play the role of Danny Tanner, but at the time Saget was under contract for The Morning Program (1987) on CBS and Reiser opted for the role of Michael Taylor on My Two Dads (1987). Eventually Saget became available and he got the role immediately.
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As of 2016, 'Full House (TV Series 1987-1995)' remains only one out of four former TGIF sitcoms to have had its entire series released on DVD. Boy Meets World, 'Dinosaurs (TV Series 1991-1994)', and 'Sabrina the Teenage Witch' are the only other TGIF shows to have seen a full DVD release.
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Full House and Fuller House both have twins playing one person (Full House later had a 2nd set of twins playing two individual people)
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Danny Tanner works as a morning show co-host, similar to Bob Saget, who worked on "CBS This Morning" prior to his time on Full House.
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In Season 1, Episode 12: ''Our Very Own Promo'', Joey's room is still in the alcove, even though he's given the garage like a room in Episode 10: "Joey's Place,"
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Bob Saget has the very first and very last lines of the series.
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Twice Joey has done an impression of Marlon Brando as Vito Corleone from The Godfather. John Aprea, who plays Jesse's father, Nick Katsopolis, played Young Tessio in The Godfather: Part II (1974).
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Steve's apartment is the same set as Gia's, just redressed.
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With the exceptions of Candace Cameron Bure, Mary-Kate Olsen, and Ashley Olsen, the entire cast of this series would go on to have speaking roles in the mockumentary Farce of the Penguins (2006).
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The Tanners' phone number is 555-2424.
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Throughout the series, Joey wears Detroit-area sports merchandise and Detroit sports memorabilia can be seen hanging on his wall. Dave Coulier is from the Detroit area and is a huge fan of the Red Wings, Tigers, Pistons, and Lions. In an interview he did before the 2012 World Series he said that "Joey would pull for the Giants while Dave is pulling for the Tigers".
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In season five, Steve's last name was Peters. It was changed to Hale in the sixth season.
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With the exception of three occasions, the only Elvis song played on the show was "Heartbreak Hotel." The other times were at Jesse and Becky's wedding, where their first song is "Jailhouse Rock", Jesse sings "Rock-a-hula baby" in Hawaii in the season three premiere episode and season one episode 19, where "Are You Lonesome Tonight" is featured
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D.J.'s private phone number is 555-8722.
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All of the Tanner kids attended Frasier Street Elementary School.
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Throughout season two, and in a few episodes of season three, Joey can be seen wearing a University of Michigan hockey jersey. In real life, Dave Coulier briefly attended the University of Michigan.
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Uncle Jesse is known for loving Elvis Presley, Elvis Presley had a stillborn twin, named Jesse (or Jessie) Garon Presley.
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Prior to shooting for season 8, Dave Coulier was involved in a minor accident and injured his right arm. For the majority of season 8, Joey (Coulier) does most things with his left hand while his right arm was healing. Scott Weinger (Steve) ribbed Coulier constantly during this time and even tried to convince Couiler to become left handed.
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Initial title of the show was "House of Comics" due to stand up comedians Bob Saget and Dave Coulier living in the house. Decided to change it to Full House (1987) when it was realized it was more a family-orientated show.
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Jeff Daniels was one of the people considered to play the part of Joey Gladstone but the part went to Dave Coulier.
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Stephanie's birthday isn't shown until Season 5, Episode 16 "Crushed," when her tenth birthday is celebrated.
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Although Jesse usually drives a motorcycle, he also has a classic 1965 red Mustang Convertible. The Mustang that he drove in "The Bicycle Thief" sold at charity auction for over $120,000 and John Stamos even autographed the glove compartment.
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In the early seasons Kimmy Gibler's character is more "normal" although she's still seen as annoying by the other members of the Tanner Family. The writers decided to make Kimmy's character more uncouth which Andrea Barber struggled with at first but went a long with and preferred Kimmy to be "different".
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The Tanner house and neighborhood are seen twice in 2003 low budget cult film The Room, which, like the show, was also set in San Francisco but shot in Los Angeles.
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Some other catch phrases that Michelle has are,"Whoa baby," "Don't have a cow," "Yes I did," "Nuts," and "What a rip off."
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The Rippers were a real life session band from L.A. that worked on many artists records. Throughout the series however, there are many different members of the band. The Rippers and John Stamos served as Jack Wagner's backing band in an episode of "General Hospital".
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D.J.'s initials stand for Donna Jo.
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Kimmy's full name is Kimberly Louise Gibbler
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While Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen share the same role as the youngest daughter, Michelle, Bob Saget has twin daughters in real life.
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Jesse's parents, Nick and Irene, were dropped after season four.
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Joey's favorite cartoon is Popeye. He impersonates the sailor in multiple episodes.
Jesse saying, "...give me a bottle, some gloves, and call me Blackie" refers to John Stamos's prior role as Blackie on General Hospital.
If you were to combine Full House and Fuller House as one series, Jodie Sweetin would be the only cast member to appear in every single episode.
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Character Catchphrases Jesse - "have mercy" Joey - "cut it out" Stephanie - "how rude" and "well pin a rose on your nose" D.J. - "oh my lanta" Michelle - "you got it dude" "you're in big trouble mister", "duh" and "oh puh-leeze." Danny is the only main character to never have a catchphrase.
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Season eight, being the final season, features many storylines set outside of the Tanner household, mostly around San Francisco. Despite this, "Comet's Excellent Adventure" is the only episode to actually be taped around the real-life San Francisco.
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While the series was in production, Bob Saget became the host of America's Funniest Home Videos. Dave Coulier later became the host of AFH's sister series, America's Funniest People.
Joey's "Cut! It! Out!" catch phrase is usually associated with Full House, but Dave Coulier used the same catch phrase and gestures on every episode of his earlier Nickelodeon show Out of Control (1984).
There is a deleted scene for the final episode, "Michelle Rides Again," which shows the entire family in the hospital's waiting room worrying about Michelle. After a discussion about coffee, the doctor comes out and informs Jesse, Joey, and Danny that Michelle is awake and ready to see them, and then the original opening scene starts. The whole scene is about 5 minutes long. If you include the curtain call and this scene, this would be the longest episode running at 35 minutes. Every episode runs for 21 minutes without commercials.
Jesse's mother is played by two different actresses in the series. She is briefly seen in season one being played by another actress, before being recast as a recurring character through season four.
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In the first two seasons Danny has a 1961 '88 Oldsmobile. By season 3 he's driving a more "fatherly" car such as a Ford Taurus or mini-van. It's never explained what happened to his Oldsmobile though it was still seen in the opening credits.
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Tahj Mowry, who portrays Teddy, is exactly three decades younger than Bob Saget.
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Episode 20 of season four is titled Fuller House, which would become the title of the shows revival in 2016. This is the first episode after Jesse and Becky are married and Becky moves into the Tanner home.
Season 8 featured a lot of storylines for mostly the main characters including Kimmy because the producers felt it was a good way to end the series. Steve and DJs love story gets completed on the sequel Fuller House when they finally get married in a triple wedding with Stephanie and Kimmy.
DJ, Stephanie and Michelle all have a love for horses. They have also participated in a sport at one time or another during the series run, DJ took karate, Stephanie played baseball, Michelle played soccer. The same has happened with Joey, Danny and Jesse. Joey played basketball and hockey, Danny did track and field, darts, billiards and basketball and Jesse played basketball.
Candace Cameron Bure met her future husband Valerie Bure while filming this series when the entire cast attended a hockey game where she first met him. According to an interview, it was an instant connection and she asked him out on a date. At the age of 20, Candace Cameron married Valerie Bure and to this day they are still married and have 3 kids together.
Some personal/family issues the show dealt with were: alcoholism, domestic abuse, loss of a parent, marriage, pregnancy, eating disorders, gender stereotypes, bullying, amnesia
The 3 adult lead characters have all moved up to better paying jobs from when they first started in The Pilot. Danny goes from being a sportscaster to being a cohost of a talk show, Joey goes from being a struggling comedian to being a radio jockey and Jesse goes from a struggling musician to a night club owner.
Although mentioned numerous times throughout the show, the only episode to show Pamela Tanner onscreen (home movie) was the season 2 episode "Goodbye Mr. Bear"
Mr. Bear was given to Stephanie by Pamela Tanner the day Michelle came home from the hospital after being born. It has stayed with her since then and even makes an appearance on Fuller House.
Jesse's name changes from Cochran to Katsopolis in later episodes in order to honor his Greek heritage. It's also revealed in a later season that his original first name was "Hermès."
Unseen characters include Danny's father, Kimmy's parents and siblings, and Alejandro (Jesse's hair stylist).
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Originally, Danny and Vicky were going to be married on the show during Season 7, however when Gail Edwards' contract expired and she didnt renew, the producers changed the storyline and made them break their engagement and remain friends. Fans at first were a bit outraged because the girls (DJ, Stephanie, Michelle) would finally have a mother figure in their lives and Danny would have been happy.
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Throughout season 2 and select episodes of season 3, Joey is wearing a University of Michigan hockey jersey. In real life Dave Coulier attended the University of Michigan for a year before dropping out to pursue comedy full time.
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Scott Weinger (Steve) is left handed but he plays golf and swings a baseball bat right handed.
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DJ and Stephanie have both played Juliet in a school production of Romeo & Juliet in different seasons. DJ in season four and Stephanie in season eight.
Andrea Barber didnt become a series regular until midway through Season 5. This was due to her character becoming popular with the fans. Scott Weinger became a regular for Seasons 6 and 7. Blake and Dylan Tuomy-Wilhout didnt become regulars until halfway through Season 7. Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen didn't become regulars until Season 2 onward, they were credited in Season 1 at the time as guest appearances. This means Bob Saget, Dave Coulier, John Stamos, Candace Cameron Bure and Jodie Sweedin are the only five actors to be credited in every seasons opening credits.
Notable celebrities that have appeared throughout the series include: The Beach Boys, Marcia Wallace, Kristian Alfonso, Annette Funicello, Frankie Avalon, Tommy Page, Mickey Rooney, Chelsea Noble, Little Richard, Doris Roberts, Kirk Cameron, Scott Baio, Barry Williams, Kareem Abdul-Jabaar, Phyllis Diller and Ed McMahon. The Beach Boys and Marcia Wallace have had the most appearances while everyone else was just a one time appearance. When Kirk Cameron made his appearance, he wasnt credited in the end credits. When The Beach Boys made their first appearance they were credited in the opening credits as Special Guest Stars.
Throughout the 8 years the series ran, Joey and Rebecca are the only two characters to not celebrate a birthday.
Seasons 3 and 4 are the only two Seasons to not have a major cast change as the remaining seasons after them added or removed at least one person to/from the opening credits.
Series regulars Scott Weinger and Gail Edwards had previously appeared together on another Miller-Boyett series, The Family Man (1990). Weinger had played the oldest son and Edwards had a recurring role as the single mother of Weinger's brother's friend.
Andre "Rosey" Brown played two different roles in two episodes: The Day of the Rhino as a security guard and Super Bowl Funday as Weeb, the owner of a sports bar that Joey, Jesse, and the kids visit.
DJ, Stephanie, and Michelle are ten years old, five years old, and nine months old, respectively, when the show starts. When the show ends, they are 18 years old, 13 years old, and eight years old, respectively. All three girls grew up drastically during the show's run.
Both Danny's mother and Gia's mother's first names are Claire.
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Michelle, Stephanie and DJ have all destroyed the kitchen at one point. Stephanie in Season 3, DJ and Michelle in Season 7. Of the 3, Michelle did the least damage, Stephanie did the most. Stephanie drove Joey's car into it, DJ (along with Steve) accidently turned on the cement truck and it poured into it, Michelle ruined the table and other stuff.
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Seasons 1, 3, and 6 all have the premire date of September 22.
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Jeff Franklin wrote episodes of the series up until 1992.
Danny's mother is briefly played by Alice Hirson in the first season. Doris Roberts replaced her in season three.
Many episodes are centered around a wild animal: a turtle that apparently saves Jesse's life, a ferret that terrorizes DJ and Stephanie, a horse DJ tries to own, an elephant Joey rents for Michelle's third birthday, a chimpanzee Danny's sister owns, a pig Stephanie and Michelle take care of for a neighbor, a parrot that flies into Stephanie's and Michelle's bedroom, a donkey Michelle buys with money from her lemonade stand, and an ostrich Kimmy buys from her uncle. On Fuller House, DJ helps run a pet clinic.
This show launched the acting careers of Marla Sokoloff, Tahj Mowry, Jurnee Smolett, Miko Hughes, Danielle Fishel and Blake McIyver Ewing.
Candace Cameron Bure's sister, Bridgette, was her stand in.
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With the death of Bob Saget on January 9, 2022, John Stamos and Dave Coulier became the surviving members of the older male cast.
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As revealed on the season 5 episode "Happy Birthday Babies Part 2", Michelle, Alex and Nicky all share the same birthday.
From the start of Season 6 until the Season 8 series finale, Andrea Barber appears in every episode. She was credited in Season 5 but didn't appear in the episode she was credited.
The only show from the TGIF lineup to feature a curtain call after the final episode. It only aired once and was never shown in the reruns. When Netflix picked up the show it was never shown either.
There was originally intended to be a series finale titled "Our Very Last Show" but the series finale never went forward.
Vehicles and vehicle accidents have played a big part in the series. Pam Katsopolis-Tanner (the family matriarch) died due to a drunk driver. S1: Danny's car sinks to the bottom of the bay. S2: Jesse gets into a motorcycle accident that breaks both his arms. S3: Stephanie accidentally drove Joey's car into the kitchen. S4: Becky would take Stephanie to her Honey Bee mother-daughter sleepover, but her transmission dropped. S5: The family has car trouble on their way to a family reunion, and DJ accidentally wrecks Jesse's car when he teaches her how to drive. In S6: Joey gives DJ a stolen car for her 16th birthday. S7: DJ accidentally wrecks the kitchen with a cement truck (like Steph did in S3 with Joey's car). S8: Mrs. Bedrosian, the woman who interviews DJ for her college scholarship, was late to the house because her car broke down.
During season three, Joey has a San Francisco Giants pennant in his room. This was done to mirror the real life San Francisco Giants going to the World Series that year and was also broadcast on ABC. Later in the season and in the series, that same Pennant would be displayed in the girl's room (and later DJ's room), while Joey had a Detroit Tigers pennant in his room for the remainder of the series.
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No matter how many times DJ lectures Stephanie after Stephanie gets caught reading DJ's diary or listening in on her phone calls, Stephanie never seems to learn her lesson.
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Two Freddy Krueger references were made - once, when Kimmy put DJs face on Freddy Krueger's body when she wrote for the school paper; the other was when Joey referred to himself as a bad guy and Danny said, "Freddy Krueger is a bad guy." Coincidentally, Walter was featured in "A Nightmare on Elm Street 5" and Aaron was featured in "Wes Craven's New Nightmare."
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During the summer of 1991, NBC aired selected reruns of the show on weekday mornings.
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Joey wears an old English "D" Detroit Tigers hat in a few episodes, as well as several Tigers throwback jerseys in the series. He also wears a "Bad Boy" era Detroit Pistons t-shirt under a long sleeved shirt multiple season four episodes.
Seasons three and seven are the only ones without a two-part episode. Season one has Seven Month Itch; season two has Luck Be a Lady; season four has The Wedding; season five has two and they are Happy Birthday Babies and Captain Video; season six has The House Meets the Mouse; and season eight has Michelle Rides Again.
The last episode to feature Danny as a clean freak was "The Problem With Danny".
In 1987 the Detroit Tigers won the American League East and Joey (Dave Coulier) wears a Tigers 1987 AL East Champions shirt under his Hawaiian shirt in a few season 1 episodes. Coulier later admitted that Jeff Franklin wanted Coulier to show off his love for the sports teams in Detroit (where Coulier is from) when in actuality Joey Gladstone is from San Francisco and is supposed to love the 49ers and Giants.
The closing credits for the Season 6 episode "Birthday Blues" is a bit different as it shows flashback images of DJ And Kimmy from the previous 5 seasons.
Before actually getting her own room in Season 5, DJ tries to scheme her way in getting one in the first four seasons at least one episode per season.
Even though the final episode "Michelle Rides Again" was the last to air, it wasnt the last to be filmed, the episode "All Stood Up" was last filmed. The producers switched them around because the storylines made more sense.
There was originally intended to be a final Christmas episode titled "Our Very Last Christmas Show" but the episode never went forward.
Stephanie Tanner was inspired by Pamela Poole (Mrs. Poole's niece) from Valerie (1986).
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As of January 2022 this show now airs on MeTv. This was in tribute to the late Bob Saget.
The only characters to be recast during the shows eight years on the air were Nicky and Alex as Blake and Dylan Tuomy-Wilhout replaced them in Season 6.
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Seasons 4 and 5 are the longest with 26 episodes each, Seasons 1 and 2 are the shortest with 22. The remaining 4 seasons have 24 episodes respectively.
A poll was taken on Reddit in July 2022 to vote for the worst Tanner sister. Michelle received a whopping 243 votes out of the total 332. D.J. came in second with 50 votes, followed by Stephanie at 39. Several agreed that Michelle is cute in the early seasons but becomes increasingly annoying as she aged.
John Stamos joined the show at the age of 21, he was 29 when the show ended. Candace Cameron Bure, who was a General Hospital fan admitted in interviews that she was really nervous to film the first season with him because she loved his character Blackie Parrish on the show.
"Mr. Bear", the trench coat and fedora hat-wearing teddy bear owned by Stephanie, was in fact real, and actually owned by Jodie Sweetin. His real name was Humphrey Beargart, and he was manufactured by the North American Bear Company along with his female counterpart Lauren Bearcall. The only instance where a prop replica of Mr. Bear, built by the set engineers, had to be substituted for the actual toy was in the episode "Joey & Stacey and... Oh, Yeah, Jesse", due to his being chewed up by Comet. In 2017, Sweetin put the toy on the eBay auction block for $5,000.
Nancy Dussault and Lydia Cornell both guest starred in Full House, but not in the same episode. Cornell was featured in the season two episode, El Problema Grande de DJ, while Dussault was featured in the season three episode, Aftershocks.
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The opening credits for Season 8 change. Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen are credited with the "and" and "as" credit to finally show viewers there were two actresses playing the role of Michelle. Ashley Olsen plays the part of Michelle in the opening.
Kimmy makes her first appearance in the Season 1 episode "First Day Of School". Becky makes her first appearance in the Season 2 episode "Tanner vs. Gibbler".
The Season 1 episode "The Return Of Grandma" marks the only appearance of Joey's mother.
The Pilot episode takes place three months after Pamela Tanner's death.
All three girls (DJ, Stephanie, and Michelle) have been honeybee members.
The Season 4 episode "The Hole In The Wall Gang" is the only episode in which DJ, Stephanie, and Michelle don't get caught or get punished for something they did wrong. The hole in the wall is never mentioned or seen again during the rest of the series, so it is likely the hole was fixed or forgotten.
Former MTV VJ Martha Quinn played two different roles on the show. First she played herself (in her VJ role) in 1992. Then she played the role of Alison, Jesse and Joey's boss when they worked at the radio station, in 1993.
In episode 10 "Joey's Place" the garage is converted into a room for Joey. In the beginning of episode 12, "Our Very First Promo", Joey's stuff is once again in the living room and the garage has not been converted into a bedroom and looks as it did originally. Later in the episode, which is supposed to be taking place only minutes later on the same day, Joey's stuff has been removed from the living room again.
Originally, the season seven finale "A House Divided" was meant to be the final episode. However, Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen both decided to stay one more year which forced the producers to renew the show at the last minute to end at season eight. A decision they didnt regret at all.
Lori Loughlin (Rebecca) wears her own wedding dress when she and Jesse get married.
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Candace Cameron and Scott Weigner went to prom together both on the show and in real life.
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In the first season, Stephanie has pierced ears. But later in the series, there is an episode where Stephanie pierced her ears because Danny isn't fine with the idea that and won't let her get her ears pierced until she's older.
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Steve Urkel appears in "Stephanie Gets Framed" however, unlike his character on Family Matters, he simply knocks on the door rather than barging in unannounced.
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Ashley and Mary Kate Olsen were six months when cast for Full House and 9 months when the show started filming.
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Uncle Jesse's original name is Hermes. He was made fun of in kindergarten so much that he begged his mother to change it to Jesse, as revealed in season 5, episode 6, "The Legend of Ranger Joe."
Despite the fact that they are father and son, Jesse's dad, Nick Katsopolis, never shares any screen time with Jesse's grandfather, Iorgos "Papouli" Katsopolis, before Papouli's death. Even when Papouli dies, Nick is never mentioned.
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Episode 11 of season three was titled "Aftershocks" and was aired two months after the Loma Prieta Earthquake that hit San Francisco.
On Full House, Kimmy and Stephanie are sworn enemies most of the show. The complete opposite is true midway through the sequel series, Fuller House, as Kimmy offers to carry Stephanie's baby.