First Girl Meets World, now this? 90s comfort TV lives again, it seems, and the latest show to come back to life is none other than…a new Full House! Yes, I can hardly believe it, but it is coming, at least in pilot form.
“Last month I was asked by ABC and [Warner Bros.] to write a new show for the Full House characters,” says creator Jeff Franklin. “Everyone I’ve spoken with were very open to the idea [of returning].”
The forthcoming show would star DJ and Stephanie Tanner, and the original actresses, Candice Bure and Jodie Sweetin would reprise their roles at the ages of 37 and 31 respective. Sweetin also looks like this these days, so there’s that.
As for “everyone else returning,” I’m not who all that means Franklin has talked to. Presumably Bob Saget and Dave Coulier could return, and John Stamos only gets hotter with age somehow. I’m less sure if the show would be able to snag either Mary Kate or Ashley Olsen to return for the show as Michelle Tanner, as they’ve always seemed pretty desperate to leave Full House behind, and are rarely in the public eye. Interestingly enough, their sister Elizabeth is becoming a pretty big movie star, and has just scored a role in The Avengers 2.
Would this actually land on ABC, or somewhere like ABC Family? I think a primetime audience would return to see how Full House evolved, and I also wonder if it would be a laugh track sitcom like its predecessor. ABC has mostly moved away from those, as that’s CBS territory right now.
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