Full House (1987–1995)
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Granny Tanny 

It's early Saturday morning and Michelle crawls for the first time out of her cradle all by herself and gets a real big girl's bed from Grandma who comes on a weekend visit, and Danny learns a lesson.



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Episode cast overview:
... Jesse Katsopolis
... Danny Tanner
... Joey Gladstone
... D.J. Tanner (as Candace Cameron)
... Stephanie Tanner
... Michelle Tanner (as Mary Kate Ashley Olsen)
... Michelle Tanner (as Mary Kate Ashley Olsen)
... Claire Tanner


Danny's mother comes for a visit and they learn that she feels she has no purpose because she's retired. So Danny tries to lift her spirits by pretending they need her help around the house. And it works but when she goes out of control, the guys tell Danny he has to tell her, they don't need her. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Comedy | Drama | Family


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Release Date:

20 October 1989 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


Season 1 had Alice Hirson playing Danny's mother, Claire Tanner, in this episode she is played by Doris Roberts. See more »


When the family greets Claire, Michelle stands on Stephanie's left, but in one shot she is standing in front of her. See more »

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Move over boys, Granny's moving in!
13 April 2014 | by See all my reviews

Danny is happy that is newly divorced, retired mother is coming for a visit. If you watched Season 1, you'll remember that the actress playing his mother was much younger. I actually liked her better. This actress was way to cliché for my taste. I didn't seem Danny's mother with this kind of personality. By the way, did you also notice how Jessie's parents just sort of drifted off into nothingness, never to be seen or heard from again (as far as I can remember)?

So Danny think he'll be doing the right thing by making her feel welcome. They trash the house (neatly, of course) and really make Grandma's day! She's so happy, in fact, that she decides to move in. Now, not only does Danny have to find a way to tell her she's not wanted to live under their roof, but that he doesn't like brussel sprouts!

And Oh no! Michelle has now climbed out of her crib. It's time to ditch it for a brand new bed. Oh, how I remember that time. It was a bittersweet moment when my son did that very thing, and I remember the same rule: You climb it, you lose it! I just love the relationship Jessie and Michelle have. So sweet...

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