Last year, when news broke out about the Full
House cast reuniting for a spin-off series, millennials went wild. American
families’ favorite sitcom was coming back full fledged with a thirteen-episode,
one-season contract as a Netflix original series. The show features the same
cast and characters as the original series, which debuted 29 years ago. The
show also introduces new actors, Elias Harger and Michael Campion, and actress
Soni Nicole Bringas. The sitcom is…well…just about everything we could have
realistically hoped for it to be. Cheesy, nostalgic, and a little (okay,
completely) impractical. Still, people like me all over the country sat on the
edge of their couch cushions, repeatedly clicking the "play next
episode" option until, before they knew it, they reached the last episode
of the season. Whether ya love it or ya hate it, here’s a list of 13 thoughts
you’ll have while watching it:
Remember that one-hit-wonder who sang that
really annoying song "Call Me Maybe?" Yep. Looks like Carly Rae Jepsen's second
big hit is none other than the Fuller House
Within the first two minutes of the first
episode, shots are fired from Jesse and Joey at each other about their still
ever-present infatuations with
Elvis and Bullwinkel…as if nothing else has come along to preoccupy them by
You'd think so from the way they're acting!
Uncle Jesse makes a comment about how they all still look good, Stephanie hugs
DJ like she hasn't seen her since her high school graduation, and Nicki and
Alex are introduced to the family when they walk in...?
Okay, I understand the cast and producers were a
little salty about Mary Kate and Ashley rejecting their request to reunite for
the series. After all, the twins were basically the only ones from the show who
still had the world at their fingertips after it ended. But I found that snide
remark at the beginning of Episode 1 to be rather tasteless.
Sure, the quirky girl next door has always been
a little…different. But is it really necessary to wear weird clothing to let
that quality shine through with cupcake earrings and cat sweaters?
Don't get me wrong, Candace Cameron is pretty
and all, but it's totally impractical that DJ's high school boyfriend is still
hung up on her.
Besides a couple of wrinkles, Uncle Jesse looks
as stunning and dreamy as he did in the early 90s.
We get it. It's the 21st century. You have a
smartphone and social media profiles and have adapted to the new age.
If it wasn't featured in one of the episodes
from the original show, just assume it never happened. How do they have such
great memories, anyway? They're like, "Hey, Steph, remember that time when
you were five and we wrapped Michelle in paper towels?" Probably not,
Uncle Jesse. Because she was five.
Between the cheesy lines and bad child acting,
it could easily pass for one.
House is like the Twizzlers of television right now- you know it isn't very
good, yet you can't stop reaching for more because it's oddly still
entertaining. While we may all jump on the bandwagon to criticize this Netflix
original series, something tells me we'll all be right back where we started
with our eyes glued to the television when the second season premieres.
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