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The complete list of Full House episodes.

Season one (1987–1988)

Main article: Season 1

  1. Our Very First Show
  2. Our Very First Night
  3. The First Day of School
  4. Sea Cruise
  5. Daddy’s Home
  6. The Return of Grandma
  7. Knock Yourself Out
  8. Jesse’s Girl
  9. The Miracle of Thanksgiving
  10. Joey’s Place
  11. The Big Three-O
  12. Our Very First Promo
  13. Sisterly Love
  14. Half a Love Story
  15. A Pox in Our House
  16. But Seriously, Folks
  17. Danny’s Very First Date
  18. Just One of the Guys
  19. The Seven-Month Itch (Part 1)
  20. The Seven-Month Itch (Part 2)
  21. Mad Money
  22. D.J. Tanner’s Day Off

Season two (1988–1989)

Main article: Season 2

  1. Cutting It Close
  2. Tanner vs. Gibbler
  3. It’s Not My Job
  4. D.J.’s Very First Horse
  5. Jingle Hell
  6. Beach Boy Bingo
  7. Joey Gets Tough
  8. Triple Date
  9. Our Very First Christmas Show
  10. Middle Age Crazy
  11. A Little Romance
  12. Fogged In
  13. Working Mothers
  14. Little Shop of Sweaters
  15. Pal Joey
  16. Baby Love
  17. El Problema Grande de D.J.
  18. Goodbye Mr. Bear
  19. Blast From the Past
  20. I’m There for You, Babe
  21. Luck Be a Lady (Part 1)
  22. Luck Be a Lady (Part 2)

Season three (1989–1990)

Main article: Season 3

  1. Tanner Island
  2. Back to School Blues
  3. Breaking Up Is Hard to Do (in 22 Minutes)
  4. Nerd for a Day
  5. Granny Tanny
  6. Star Search
  7. And They Call It Puppy Love
  8. Divorce Court
  9. Dr. Dare Rides Again
  10. The Greatest Birthday on Earth
  11. Aftershocks
  12. Joey & Stacey and…Oh, Yeah, Jesse
  13. No More Mr. Dumb Guy
  14. Misadventures in Baby-Sitting
  15. Lust in the Dust
  16. Bye, Bye Birdie
  17. 13 Candles
  18. Mr. Egghead
  19. Those Better Not Be the Days
  20. Honey, I Broke the House
  21. Just Say No Way
  22. Three Men and Another Baby
  23. Fraternity Reunion
  24. Our Very First Telethon

Season four (1990–1991)

Main article: Season 4

  1. Greek Week
  2. Crimes and Michelle’s Demeanor
  3. The I.Q. Man
  4. Slumber Party
  5. Good News, Bad News
  6. A Pinch for a Pinch
  7. Viva Las Joey
  8. Shape Up
  9. One Last Kiss
  10. Terror in Tanner Town
  11. Secret Admirer
  12. Danny in Charge
  13. Happy New Year
  14. Working Girl
  15. Ol’ Brown Eyes
  16. Stephanie Gets Framed
  17. A Fish Called Martin
  18. The Wedding (Part 1)
  19. The Wedding (Part 2)
  20. Fuller House
  21. The Hole-in-the-Wall Gang
  22. Stephanie Plays the Field
  23. Joey Goes Hollywood
  24. Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
  25. The Graduates
  26. Rock the Cradle

Season five (1991–1992)

Main article: Season 5

  1. Double Trouble
  2. Matchmaker Michelle
  3. Take My Sister, Please
  4. Oh Where, Oh Where Has My Little Girl Gone?
  5. The King and I
  6. The Legend of Ranger Joe
  7. The Volunteer
  8. Gotta Dance
  9. Happy Birthday, Babies (Part 1)
  10. Happy Birthday, Babies (Part 2)
  11. Nicky and/or Alexander
  12. Bachelor of the Month
  13. Easy Rider
  14. Sisters in Crime
  15. Play It Again, Jesse
  16. Crushed
  17. Spellbound
  18. Too Much Monkey Business
  19. The Devil Made Me Do It
  20. Driving Miss D.J.
  21. Yours, Mine and Ours
  22. The Trouble with Danny
  23. Five’s a Crowd
  24. Girls Will Be Boys
  25. Captain Video (Part 1)
  26. Captain Video (Part 2)

Season six (1992–1993)

Main article: Season 6

  1. Come Fly With Me
  2. The Long Goodbye
  3. Road to Tokyo
  4. Radio Days
  5. Lovers and Other Tanners
  6. Educating Jesse
  7. Trouble in Twin Town
  8. The Play’s the Thing
  9. Nice Guys Finish First
  10. I’m Not D.J.
  11. Designing Mothers
  12. A Very Tanner Christmas
  13. The Dating Game
  14. Birthday Blues
  15. Be True to Your Preschool
  16. The Heartbreak Kid
  17. Silence is Not Golden
  18. Please Don’t Touch The Dinosaur
  19. Subterranean Graduation Blues
  20. Grand Gift Auto
  21. Room for One More
  22. Prom Night
  23. The House Meets the Mouse (Part 1)
  24. The House Meets the Mouse (Part 2)

Season seven (1993–1994)

Main article: Season 7

  1. It Was a Dark and Stormy Night
  2. The Apartment
  3. Wrong-Way Tanner
  4. Tough Love
  5. Fast Friends
  6. Smash Club: The Next Generation
  7. High Anxiety
  8. Another Opening, Another No Show
  9. The Day of the Rhino
  10. The Prying Game
  11. The Bicycle Thief
  12. Support Your Local Parents
  13. The Perfect Couple
  14. Is It True About Stephanie?
  15. The Test
  16. Joey’s Funny Valentine
  17. The Last Dance
  18. Kissing Cousins
  19. Love on the Rocks
  20. Michelle a la Carte
  21. Be Your Own Best Friend
  22. A Date with Fate
  23. Too Little Richard Too Late
  24. A House Divided

Season eight (1994–1995)

Main article: Season 8

  1. Comet’s Excellent Adventure
  2. Breaking Away
  3. Making Out is Hard to Do
  4. I’ve Got a Secret
  5. To Joey, With Love
  6. You Pet It, You Bought It
  7. On the Road Again
  8. Claire and Present Danger
  9. Stephanie’s Wild Ride
  10. Under the Influence
  11. Arrest Ye Merry Gentlemen
  12. D.J.’s Choice
  13. The Producer
  14. Super Bowl Fun Day
  15. My Left and Right Foot
  16. Air Jesse
  17. Dateless in San Francisco
  18. We Got the Beat
  19. Taking the Plunge
  20. Up on the Roof
  21. Leap of Faith
  22. All Stood Up
  23. Michelle Rides Again (Part 1)
  24. Michelle Rides Again (Part 2)

When is Fuller House season 5 on Netflix? What’s it about and who’s in the cast?

Fuller House will be back for a fifth and final season later this year, meaning fans will be joining the Tanner family on their adventures for one last time.


But when are the new episodes landing on Netflix? Who’s in the cast and what’s going to happen in season five?

Here’s everything you need to know…

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When is Fuller House season 5 on Netflix?

CONFIRMED: Fuller House will be back for a fifth season on Friday 6th December 2019.

The first four seasons are currently streaming on Netflix.

Netflix announced that season five would be the show’s last in the YouTube video below, with the cast teasing that Fuller House has saved the best for last.

What’s going to happen in season 5?

Season four ended with (spoiler alert!) the birth of Stephanie’s surrogate baby and Jimmy proposing to her.

The final season is therefore likely to revolve around Stephanie being a new mother with the guidance of DJ and Kimmy.

And DJ and Steve, Kimmy and Fernando, and Stephanie and Jimmy are all in solid relationships, so could the last season of Fuller House see all three couples getting hitched?

Who’s in the cast of Fuller House?

Candace Cameron Bure is expected to reprise her role as DJ Tanner-Fuller, as is Jodie Sweetin as DJ’s younger sister Stephanie and Andrea Barber as DJ’s best friend Kimmy Gibbler.

Michael Campion is also likely to return as DJ’s mischievous teenage son Jackson, as well as Elias Harger as DJ’s neat freak son Max, Soni Nicole Bringas as Kimmy’s teenage daughter Ramona, Juan Pablo Di Pace as Fernando, Scott Weinger as Steve and Adam Hagenbuch as Jimmy.

Which show is Fuller House a spin-off from?

Fuller House is a spin-off from the TV series Full House which aired from 1987 to 1995. The original show followed Danny Tanner, a recently widowed man trying to raise his three daughters, DJ, Stephanie and Michelle, in San Francisco. Because he struggles balancing work and raising his kids, he calls on his best pals Jesse Katsopolis and Joey Gladstone to help him out, and they move into his home.

The concept and plot of spin-off Fuller House is essentially the same, just for the next generation. It centres around DJ Tanner-Fuller, Danny Tanner’s eldest daughter, widowed and trying to raise her three sons, Jackson, Max and Tommy. Because she also has a hard time balancing work and raising her children, she calls on her sister Stephanie and her best friend Kimmy Gibbler to help her out, and they move into her home.

So what was already a “full house” turns into a “fuller house” – geddit?

Most of the original series ensemble cast have reprised their roles on Fuller House, either as regular cast members or in guest appearances, with the exception of Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, who alternated the role of Michelle Tanner in Full House.


Is there a trailer for Fuller House season 5?

Not yet, but we’ll be sure to drop it right here when it’s released by Netflix…

Bob Saget is celebrating his friend and former co-star John Stamos’ 56th birthday in the funniest, sweetest way.

The Full House alum took to Instagram on Monday to share an adorable snapshot of himself and Stamos cuddling face-to-face in a bed.

“Happy Birthday John. This is the manliest picture I could find of the two of us,” Saget, 63, captioned the pic. “I try to explain to people it was for your @projectcuddle video, but it is what it is.”

“You are the most wonderful brother anyone could wish for,” the comedian continued. “You do so much to help so many — even though you really didn’t help me with the release of this video. Kidding! It was for a good cause — Besides testing my heterosexuality.”

“I am so proud to have you in my life for the past 75 years,” Saget joked. “Here’s to another 75 my amazing brother.”

Check out the video below for more on the birthday boy and his adorable family, including his super-cute 1-year-old son Billy.


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Bob Saget Finds The ‘Manliest Picture’ Of John Stamos For His Birthday

John Stamos is celebrating his birthday on Monday, August 19, but all of the attention is on the well-wishes that “Full House” co-star Bob Saget sent.

“Happy Birthday John. This is the manliest picture I could find of the two of us. I try to explain to people it was for your @projectcuddle video, but it is what it is,” he captioned a photo of the two of them snuggling.

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He added, “You are the most wonderful brother anyone could wish for – you do so much to help so many – even though you really didn’t help me with the release of this video. Kidding! It was for a good cause – besides testing my heterosexuality. I am so proud to have you in my life for the past 75 years. Here’s to another 75 my amazing brother.”

Yet some of Saget’s jokes went over many people’s heads as they commented that Stamos, 56, is not actually 75.

RELATED: Jimmy Kimmel Sends Bob Saget Back To 1989 To Explain The World Wide Web

The two starred on “Full House” from 1987-1995. They have both also made cameos on the spin-off “Fuller House”.

Bob Saget Cuddles in Bed with ‘Brother’ John Stamos in Hilarious Birthday Post — See the Pic!

Bob Saget has some serious love for his Full House costar John Stamos.

The actor and comedian, 63, shared a sweet and hilarious tribute to Stamos, who turned 56 on Monday.

“Happy Birthday John. This is the manliest picture I could find of the two of us,” Saget wrote, captioning an Instagram photo of he and Stamos in their pajamas, cuddling face-to-face together in bed.

According to Saget, the photo was from a video the two starred in for Project Cuddle — a non-profit organization dedicated to preventing baby abandonment, which Stamos serves as a national spokesperson for.

“You are the most wonderful brother anyone could wish for,” Saget continued. “You do so much to help so many — even though you really didn’t help me with the release of this video. Kidding! It was for a good cause — Besides testing my heterosexuality.”

He teased, “I am so proud to have you in my life for the past 75 years. Here’s to another 75 my amazing brother.”

Saget ended his note by telling Stamos, “love you” before joking, “Oh, it’s Bob.”

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It’s been more than 30 years since Saget and Stamos first worked together on the set of Full House, which aired from Sept. 22, 1987 to May 23, 1995.

The pair famously played brother-in-laws, Danny Tanner and Jesse Katsopolis, who move in with their college best friend, Joey Gladstone (Dave Coulier), to help raise Danny’s three daughters — D.J. (Candace Cameron Bure), Stephanie (Jodie Sweetin) and Michelle (Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen) — after his wife’s death.

Over the course of the show’s eight seasons and 192 episodes, Saget and Stamos formed a tight bond, turning into a decades-long friendship.

And in 2017, the two even reunited for the Netflix reboot of the beloved series, Fuller House. Its fifth and final season will air later this year.

RELATED: John Stamos Says He Would ‘Like to Explore’ Ideas for Full House Prequel Spinoff

Image zoom Bob Saget and John Stamos Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic

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That same year, Stamos and Saget showed how connected they were when they both popped the question to their significant others just weeks apart. Stamos proposed to his model and actress girlfriend, Caitlin McHugh, on Oct. 22, while Saget asked TV host Kelly Rizzo to be his wife on Nov. 7.

Both have since married, but Saget told PEOPLE that the timing of the close proposals was unintentional.

“John Stamos and I were texting ahead of time,” Saget revealed. “We are incredibly close, and I knew that he was going to — sorry, Caitlin! — and he knew that I was going to.”

“Then it takes time,” he added. “Because you’ve got to get the ring!”

And like Sagat and Stamos’ friendship, the married couples remain close and even get together for occasional double dates.

“What can you say about someone you’ve loved for so long and want to spend the rest of your life with? But enough about @JohnStamos — We are both so lucky to have married these wonderful beautiful women,” Saget captioned a photo of the foursome out for dinner in Los Angeles back in January.

“And we know which one we are each married to….whew,” he quipped.

  • By Dave Quinn @NineDaves
The House Meets the Mouse (Part 1)
Season 6, episode 23
Air date May 11, 1993
Writer(s) Dennis Rinsler & Marc Warren
Director Joel Zwick
Previous Prom Night
Next The House Meets the Mouse (Part 2)

The House Meets the Mouse (Part 1) is episode twenty-three of season six of Full House, originally aired on May 11, 1993.

Opening Teaser

After he puts Alex and Nicky to bed, Jesse goes over to have a tender love moment with Becky, which is interrupted by the twins.


Stephanie and Michelle are fighting over two pieces of candy, both chocolate; one with nuts, one without. Danny arrives to end the fight, and Michelle gets the choice (see Quotes).

Jesse and the Rippers are scheduled to do a show at Walt Disney World, and in a few days, Jesse and Becky will also be celebrating their second anniversary. That is why he surprised her and reserved the exclusive honeymoon suite for them in Orlando.

Later, Vicky Larson comes by to say goodbye to the family, because she’ll be on her way to Orlando, Florida to be with the family. As she is formally on assignment, Wake Up, San Francisco will be in reruns, and Stephanie notes of school vacation being next week. Kimmy and Steve also tag along. Michelle says that if Danny loves Vicky so much, he should marry her. But Danny says that it isn’t easy (see Quotes).

Everyone heads to Orlando, complete with Disney World stock footage and hotel check-in (see Trivia). Because Danny is obsessively organized, he printed an itinerary for each family member and hands them out. But, without letting him know, no one wants anything to do with those, so as they depart the hotel, they toss them into a trash can and head off in different directions.

While everyone is indeed doing their own thing at Disney World, D.J. misses Steve and starts seeing him everywhere. As they start their journey in the Magic Kingdom, the girls find an Aladdin setup where they stand in line waiting to rub the magic lamp. D.J. thinks she sees Steve dressed as Aladdin (see Trivia). The lucky boy or girl who makes the Genie appear is crowned Prince or Princess for the Day and is granted three wishes. Michelle is standing in line next to Stephanie, who is furious after another brief argument over who gets to go first. D.J. tells Stephanie to let Michelle go first (see Quotes). Michelle gets the genie to rise from the lamp and is named Princess for the Day. Stephanie is jealous.

Michelle wishes for peace on earth, but Kimmy yells that her wish is too boring. Then, Michelle’s official first wish is that she and her sisters be able to get on rides without waiting in long lines.

Meanwhile, as he heads to the Disney-MGM Studios/Hollywood Studios, Joey visits his friend Mark, who is an animator in the Disney World animation studio. Mark allows Joey to have some fun, and Joey does have some fun when he creates a cartoon likeness of himself (also voiced by Dave Coulier). After Vicky arrives at EPCOT Center, Danny tries to ask her to marry him but keeps getting interrupted.

Michelle starts letting her status as “Princess for the Day” go to her head and starts getting too bossy for the other girls (see Quotes). Stephanie says that if her head gets any bigger (figuratively), the crown will fall off. After riding the carousel several times and not wanting to go again, Stephanie, Kimmy, and D.J. become fed up with her bossiness and conceited attitude. But, while they are discussing her, she gets tired of them, and wanders off (see Quotes).

At EPCOT Center, Danny and Vicky visit the Living Seas’ Coral Reef Restaurant and have lunch right by the massive tank where Jesse and Joey are doing their radio show. Joey keeps Jesse in the tank with him because he is afraid that the shark inside is going to eat them.

Danny keeps trying to propose to Vicky, but when he tries again, he gets a phone call. He finds out that Michelle is lost, so they go help search for her.


Kimmy: Hey, blondie, that was supposed to be your turn.
Stephanie: Really? I didn’t notice.

D.J.: Isn’t this incredible, Steph? Our little sister’s gonna have all her dreams come true.
Stephanie: What else is new?
Lamp Seller: Princess Michelle, what is the first of your three wishes?
Michelle: I wish for peace on Earth.
Kimmy: Boring!
Michelle: Okay, I got one. I wish we can go on any ride and not wait in line.
Lamp Seller: Your first wish is granted! And, princess, be sure to come back this afternoon to Main Street, where you will ride on a float in our big parade!
Michelle: No way!
Lamp Seller: Way!
Michelle: This is unreal!

Becky: You’ve got a million things to do. I mean, even Superman couldn’t pull off your schedule.
Jesse: Superman was a wimp. I mean, think about it. The guy wears his underwear over his tights.

Michelle: Isn’t this fun, Steph?
Stephanie: It was fun… the first 10 times.


  • The second two-parter to feature the family on vacation; the first being “Luck Be a Lady” (Lake Tahoe)
  • During the Walt Disney World Easter Parade, the cast gives a behind-the-scenes look at the taping of the episode; in particular, Jodie Sweetin (Stephanie) and Mary-Kate Olsen (Michelle)
  • The hotel where the Tanners stay is the popular (and pretty upscale) Grand Floridian Resort and Spa, the park’s flagship hotel
  • Danny’s mention of Macaulay Culkin (see Quotes) is a reference to the plot of Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (and possibly the original Home Alone as well)
  • “Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah”, the song Danny sings as the family heads their separate ways and then plays as the girls enter the Magic Kingdom, is from the Disney movie Song of the South; in fact, all the songs from the movie are used in Splash Mountain (mentioned in the episode)
  • D.J.’s comment: “off with our heads” is a take on “Off with their heads (or ‘her head’)!”, a catchphrase by the Queen of Hearts in Alice in Wonderland
  • Kimmy’s “ugly stepsisters” reference, is from Cinderella (which features the song “A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes”, featured in part 2)
  • The scene where Michelle rubs the magic lamp and the genie appears was shot at Disneyland, not Disney World (There are a few shots here and there between both episodes which, for budget and time, were shot in California)
  • In the Full House “E! True Hollywood Story”, series creator Jeff Franklin discussed how popular the show had become by that time and how Jodie Sweetin came out of the bathroom (at Disney World) crying because some hard-core fans followed her in
  • Scott Weinger (Steve) also did the speaking voice for Aladdin in the 1992 movie, the TV series (1994-96), and its direct-to-video sequels, The Return of Jafar (1994) and Aladdin and the King of Thieves (1996)
    • In the movie Aladdin, the genie is dark blue, not sky blue, as it is in this version
  • Goof: In the opening scene where Michelle and Stephanie fight over some chocolates, Danny says, “Hold it, there are two candies here, okay?”, but when Stephanie takes them back and Michelle grabs one, you can clearly see that there are actually three pieces in the box
  • Cameo appearances:
    • Aladdin
    • Cinderella
    • Donald Duck
    • German Dancers
    • Goofy
    • Oompah Band
    • Prince Charming
    • Princess Jasmine
  • Stage managers:
    • Los Angeles – Robert Altshuler, Paul H. Coderko, Denny Barry
    • Orlando – Buck Allen, Laura Roberson

The 5 Must-See Episodes of ‘Full House’ — and How to Stream Them

Full House does not skimp. From 1987-1995, the sitcom produced eight seasons and roughly a dozen of classic TV characters, including San Francisco single-dad Danny Tanner (Bob Saget), his daughters D.J. (Candace Cameron Bure, nee Candace Cameron), Stephanie (Jodie Sweetin) and Michelle (played by both Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen), D.J.’s best friend, Kimmy Gibler (Andrea Barber), and Danny’s partners in parenthood, brother-in-law Jesse Katsopolis (John Stamos), and funny-guy pal Joey Gladstone (Dave Coulier). Since ostensibly ending nearly 25 years ago, the show has kept right on living large, via the Stamos-executive-produced sequel, Fuller House, starring Bure, Sweetin and Barber.

More than anything, though, Full House has continued to dole out the laughs and teachable moments via its original episodes — nearly 200 compulsively watchable half-hours of Michelle Tanner catchphrases (“You got it, dude.”) and T.G.I.F. memories.

What’s the best way to binge on the antics of the extended Tanner clan?

Well, you could watch — or re-watch — all 192 episodes. But assuming you want to free up some time so you can, you know, binge Netflix’s Fuller House, or maybe think good thoughts for Stamos’ proposed Full House prequel, then you should check out our curated list of Full House’s five essential episodes — the must-see stories that define the series, if not our very pop-culture times.

Check out our picks below. We’ll even tell you where you can stream the episodes online — right now. As Uncle Jesse, Full House’s other catchphrase god would say, have mercy!

1. “Our Very First Show” (S1 E1)

It all begins here. Everything that makes the show weird and wonderful, and weirdly wonderful: like, the opening credits’ non-ironic use of the Dom Casual font; the iconic shot (also from the opening credits) of the Tanner children, including itty-bitty infant Michelle, in a top-down convertible — with not a shoulder harness or seat belt in sight for the two older girls; and, Danny Tanner’s ability to smile and carry on in a state of perpetual bemusement a mere 90 days after the death of his wife and mother of his three, improperly secured children.

Are we laughing, or are we calling the authorities? We’re laughing! The unenlightened 20th century is hysterical! You’ll want to see Uncle Jesse and Joey diaper Michelle in a roll of paper towels again and again!

Stream “Our Very First Show” on Hulu (subscription required), or purchase to stream on Amazon, Google Play, iTunes, Vudu and YouTube.

2. “Tanner vs. Gibbler” (S2 E2)

It’s Kimmy Gibler’s birthday, and D.J. throws her a surprise party — only (d’oh!) Stephanie spoils the surprise, and then Kimmy spoils the night by inviting a couple of older, supposedly cooler girls. (“They wear makeup,” Kimmy tells D.J. “They can call me whatever they want.”) While Kimmy and D.J.’s friendship hits the rocks, Full House hits its stride with this relatable tween tale — and with the introduction of Rebecca (“Call me Becky”) Donaldson, Danny’s new co-worker at his new gig, Wake Up, San Francisco.

Lori Loughlin, who plays Rebecca, aka Becky, will become a main cast member in Season 3, see her character marry Stamos’ Uncle Jesse in Season 4 and remain with the franchise right up until 2019’s college-admission scandal put her Hollywood future — and Fuller House gig — in doubt. But in this episode, she’s just Becky — and you’re just transported back in time.

Stream “Tanner vs. Gibbler” on Hulu (subscription required), or purchase to stream on Amazon, Google Play, iTunes, Vudu and YouTube.

3. “Beach Boy Bingo” (S2 E6)

D.J. wins two tickets to a Beach Boys concert, and, because she’s a TV character and not a real young person of the 1980s, she’s super-excited. The problem is D.J. can’t decide who to make her plus-one. Enter the Beach Boys — their very own middle-aged selves! They show up at the Tanners’ door, and invite everybody to their show! Not only that, they invite the whole family, plus Joey, to join them on stage! Has there ever been a more sitcom-y sitcom episode ever?

While you ponder that, let us also suggest that while you’ll watch this episode for the spectacle of the Tanners harmonizing on “Kokomo,” you’ll come away with something far more profound: the sight of Brian Wilson, the Beach Boys genius behind Pet Sounds, looking as if he’s being held hostage on a Hollywood sound stage. From beginning to end, this episode is a must-be-seen-to-be-believed gem.

Stream “Beach Boy Bingo” on Hulu (subscription required), or purchase to stream on Amazon, Google Play, iTunes, Vudu and YouTube.

4. “Back to School Blues” (S3 E2)

In September 1989, when this episode first aired, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen were 3 years old — and the biggest toddler stars in all the land! Though at this point they had not yet branched out into their running their own media empire — and sitting for their first Entertainment Tonight interview! — they indeed had already begun to take over Full House. With this episode, the Olsens’ Michelle even gets her first catchphrase, “You got it, dude,” or as the pint-sized Mary-Kate (or Ashley) Olsen pronounces it here, “Got it, dude.” Television history has never sounded cuter.

Stream “Back to School Blues” on Hulu (subscription required), or purchase to stream on Amazon, Google Play, iTunes, Vudu and YouTube.

5. “The House Meets the Mouse (Parts 1-2)” (S6 E23 and S6 E24)

In the 1990s, when the world was young, and the corporate synergy between ABC and Disney was new, a lot of sitcom families went to Disney World. But only Michelle Tanner got to be the theme park’s “Princess of the Day.” It’s a title, the show tells us, that comes with three wishes. Because happy-go-lucky Michelle is her father’s daughter, she does not wish for her dead mother to come back to life. Instead, the girl engages in classic Disney wish-fulfillment (No lines! A tea party! A parade!), and we go happily along for the ride.

Stream both parts of “The House Meets the Mouse” on Hulu (subscription required), or purchase to stream on Amazon, Google Play, iTunes, Vudu and YouTube.

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WARNING: The following contains SPOILERS for Fuller House season 5.

The looming wedding between DJ (Candace Cameron Bure) and Steve (Scott Weinger) poses a unique problem for the eldest Tanner daughter in Fuller House. Netflix’s sequel spin-off of the ’80s/early ’90s family-centric sitcom, Full House, debuted in 2016 and is currently in the middle of its final season. Instead of dropping all 18 episodes at once, Netflix split Fuller House’s final year with its first 9 outings now available for streaming, while saving the rest for a currently unknown roll out date some time next year. Part 1 ends on a cliffhanger: DJ accepting Steve’s proposal of marriage.

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So far, Fuller House has satisfied its old and new fanbase with the main story focused on the two older daughters of Danny Tanner (Bob Saget): DJ Tanner-Fuller (Candace Cameron-Bure) and Stephanie (Jodie Sweetin), alongside their long-time friend, Kimmy Gibbler (Andrea Barber). Season 5 part 1 ended with the surprise engagement of DJ to her childhood sweetheart, Steve Hale, with plans for a triple wedding alongside her sister and best friend. However, one there’s one issue with DJ’s impending marriage — what’s going to be her full name?

DJ goes by the name Donna Jo Tanner-Fuller, adapting both her maiden name and late husband’s surname. It’s uncertain what’s going to be her full name when she marries Steve. Technically, there’s nothing wrong with Donna Jo Tanner-Fuller-Hale, but that sounds ridiculous and impractical. So which of her current last names can she opt to drop? Unfortunately, regardless of her choice, it will always lead to some complications.

The whole premise of Fuller House revolves around Stephanie and Kimmy coming to DJ’s rescue when she tragically lost her husband while on the line of duty as a fireman. With three sons of her own — Jackson, Max and Tommy, her story mirrors that of her father from Full House, in which Joey (Dave Coulier) and Jesse (John Stamos) help to raise Danny’s three daughters. Considering that DJ didn’t drop Tanner from her name when she first got married, she could have some important reasons for keeping it, and it’s safe to say that she’ll have the same stance with her upcoming wedding.

On the flip-side, changing her name to simply Donna Jo Tanner Hale seems disrespectful to her past life with her late husband. Fuller House already did a bad job addressing the emotional toll that his death supposedly took on her and the boys. Removing his name entirely ups the level of disrespect that character has endured from the show since it’ll make him look like nothing more but a plot device. At least Full House devoted several episodes to revisiting Pam’s unfortunate car crash, tackling how her death affected Danny and the girls, unlike its sequel spin-off which barely mentions Tommy. Getting rid of Fuller also poses an issue with DJ’s professional work since her shared veterinary clinic with Matt Harmon is named Harmon-Fuller Pet Care.

Chances are that the triple wedding will take place late in the remaining nine episodes, so it’s possible that Fuller House doesn’t even have to address this issue. Fans would just have to wait to find out when the back half of season 5 is finally available on Netflix.

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“Full House” ended twenty years ago today (May 23), with a controversial finale involving Michelle Tanner temporarily losing her memory after a horse riding accident. It was an atypically serious story, with some of the signature silliness still surrounded the Tanner family, but under fairly heavy circumstances.

Now, we know that “Michelle Rides Again,” the two-part finale, won’t be our final Tanner family tale, what with “Fuller House” coming to Netflix next year. But let’s think about the darkest timeline, the one where “Fuller House” doesn’t exist, and the “Full House” finale stands as our last lingering memory of the super-sized San Francisco household. How did things end back then?

For one thing, DJ’s love life was on the upswing. Throughout the episode, she wrestles with whether or not she should attend her senior year prom; she’s romantically drained, after spending the year weighing the affections of two very different suitors, hard-rocking Viper and wealthy Nelson. Kimmy tries to help DJ secure a date, but the five different options she may or may not have “raided from a ‘Star Trek’ convention” don’t exactly fit the bill, what with their hygiene issues and their lack of experience. (Only one of the five has ever attended a formal dance, albeit with a relative.)

Beyond the date, DJ decides it’s best to sit out of her prom anyway, what with Michelle’s amnesia looming large over her family. But even the memory-free Michelle convinces DJ that she shouldn’t sit out of her prom; it’s a once in a lifetime experience. DJ listens to her little sister and, with Kimmy and Aunt Becky’s help, finds a dress and a date just in time for the big night — and her date is none other than Steve, absent from her life since the previous season finale. They share a big kiss in front of the whole family, and no one seems to mind. They’re just happy that Steve’s not raiding the fridge.


Michelle’s responsible for bringing some love into Stephanie’s life, too. Throughout the episode, Steph is preparing for a production of “Romeo + Juliet,” set to play the female lead opposite her high school crush Andrew. But Andrew refuses to kiss her during rehearsals, and Michelle pinpoints why: Stephanie’s lips are so chapped that they’re like “two sun-dried gummy bears.” Pretty harsh, but even Becky can’t argue with Michelle’s assessment.

Stephanie’s situation gets even more awkward when Andrew comes over for rehearsal, and Michelle calls Steph out on her crush right in front of him. Steph angrily tells Michelle that she’ll never forgive her, causing her to feel pretty guilty after Michelle’s accident. But everything’s okay in the end, because Andrew hearing about Steph’s crush gives him the confidence to go in for a big, extended kiss. Looks like he has a thing for sun-dried gummy bears after all.


What about the three amigos? They band together to help jog Michelle’s memory, with a rendition of “Teddy Bear” that would make Jimmy Fallon jealous. Joey is way ahead of his time when he comes up with a superhero identity for himself: The Masked Marvel. (In the “Full House” timeline, I’d like to think he’s one of Earth’s mightiest heroes. Who knows? There’s always room for one more Avenger.) Jesse is so busy with managing the Smash Club, two bands and a new business that he’s become a boring husband and father, and frankly, the episode doesn’t have much resolution there. As for Danny, he has the roughest time of all; he becomes a bit of a daddy diva, pushing Michelle into the horseback riding competition so much that she goes rogue and has the accident that leads to her memory loss.

As for Michelle, thankfully her memory returns in the form of, well, Michelle, as both Olsen twins share the screen and merge into one being. It’s a magical moment, and makes you wonder if in this timeline, Michelle will grow up to join Joey as part of the Avengers.


Weirder things have happened.

So, if this is the final “Full House” episode ever, where do we leave things? Both DJ and Stephanie are lucky in love. Kimmy is, too, with Duane (“whatever”) as her boyfriend and prom date. Everyone makes peace with Michelle after she recovers from her amnesia. It’s a bit of a crucible for the Tanner family, but one they’re able to survive with each other’s help.

What will “Fuller House” look like in the world beyond “Michelle Rides Again,” though? For one, DJ’s happily ever after will take a dark turn; she doesn’t marry Steve, but another man with the last name Fuller, and he, like her mother, dies prematurely, leaving her widowed and raising two kids with the help of her sister and Kimmy, who has a kid too. There’s no sign of Michelle on the series, either — not yet, at least.

In other words, where “Full House” left the Tanner sisters on a fairly happy note, albeit through tough times, “Fuller House” looks like it’s going to put them through the wringer, at least as far as the premise goes. But the final words of “Full House” should give you hope that everyone’s going to be okay. In the closing moments of the show, Uncle Jesse explains to Michelle how they got through their latest crisis: “You were here, but it was like part of you was missing — so it was like part of US was missing. But we stuck it out and we got through it.”

“Just like we always do,” adds Joey.

“Just like we always will,” says Danny.


As another great television patriarch would say: “So say we all.”

“Fuller House” premieres next year.

Ladies and gentlemen, the Tanners — along with the Fullers, Gibblers, Gladstones, Katsopoli, etc. — have left the building. Friday marked the last day of shooting for Netflix’s Fuller House, whose fifth and final season is expected to drop later this year. (The 18-episode season will reportedly debut in two parts, the second of which will arrive sometime in 2020.)

The family comedy’s final episode is titled “Our Very Last Show, Again,” a nod to the series premiere of Fuller House (“Our Very First Show, Again”), which itself was referencing the first episode of Full House (“Our Very First Show”).

Fuller House‘s cast members — some of whom have been playing their characters for more than three decades — got expectedly emotional as the final day approached, taking to social media to express their mixed feelings of sadness and gratitude.

Unfortunately, while most fan-favorite characters in the Tanners’ orbit will appear in the final season, you probably shouldn’t count on seeing Aunt Becky this time around; actress Lori Loughlin is currently facing serious jail time for her role in the now-infamous “Varsity Blues” college admissions scandal.

Browse our gallery of behind-the-scenes photos from Fuller House’s final days — you can for direct access — then drop a comment with your hopes for Season 5 below.

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