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The Original Cast Of "Full House" Answers Your Most Burning Fan Questions


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It's been THREE WHOLE DECADES since Full House first hit television screens across the nation. And tomorrow, Season 3 of Fuller House will premiere on the show's 30th anniversary!

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To celebrate the famous cast, we sat down with the Bob Saget, John Stamos, Candace Cameron Bure, Jodie Sweetin, Dave Coulier, Lori Loughlin, Andrea Barber, and show creator Jeff Franklin and asked them YOUR most burning fan questions.

What was your first impression of the rest of the cast?


Lori Loughlin: My first impression of them was that they were all so very funny and kind.

Bob Saget: Well, Dave [Coulier] does the impressions.

Dave Coulier: I do the impressions.

Candace Cameron Bure: I was 9 years old, so I knew who John Stamos was because my sisters were in love with him.

Do you ever look back and think, Why on earth did I wear that?


Candace: Just about everything I wore I wanted to wear at the time, although now I can look back and think, That was not a good choice.

Jodie Sweetin: Luckily I was little enough that I have plausible deniability that I was not in charge of making those choices.

Andrea Barber: Kimmy Gibbler had the most atrocious wardrobe ever!

Lori: I have to say — those high-waisted jeans! I don't know. I don't know what I was thinking. I don't know why I thought they looked good.

Bob: We wore dresses one time, and that we liked.

Dave: But that was before we started the show. We weren't on the show at the time.

Bob: No, we were at my home.

Jodie: My hair is not naturally curly, so I spent a lot of nights sleeping in those terrible sponge rollers.

Jeff Franklin: Looking back, maybe we should've given her a simpler hairdo. Everybody wondered, "How did these three guys that knew nothing about raising girls or doing hair manage to get her hair looking like that every day?"


Can you remember who lived in each room of the house?


Candace: Danny always stayed in his own bedroom on the second floor.

Jodie: Then eventually we turned the basement into Joey's room.

Jeff: The attic became a recording studio for Jesse.

Lori: D.J. got her own room, which I think was Michelle's room, which is weird because we had an extra room with Jesse. There's an extra room there! Why didn't Stephanie, D.J., and Michelle all get their own room after Jesse moved into the attic? Interesting.

Could you tell Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen apart during filming?


Bob: Yeah! I mean, I have cousins that are twins so I could tell them apart.

Dave: Which makes total sense. You know, the Sagets and the Olsens. Very similar!

Candace: I think Ashley has a mole that Mary-Kate doesn't.

Jodie: I would know them almost by the back of their head! I could tell who was who just by mannerisms and stuff like that.

Jeff: I just would wish they would wear name tags all the time.

Andrea: I could never tell them apart — ever! I still can't tell them apart.

When did you realize the show was going to be a hit?


Lori: When they announced that they were bringing back Fuller House, and the fan reaction to that. It was the first time where I was like, Oh wow. This show means a lot to a lot of people.

John: We're going home and I go, "Let's celebrate! Let's go to a strip club!" Do you guys remember? And they were like, "We can't go to a strip club!"

Bob: No alcohol, though. There was no alcohol.

John: "We gotta wear hats!" [Bob and Dave] were very specific. "We can't be here!"

Bob: You teed us up! You knew somebody there.

John: "It's very quiet," I said. "I know the guys. They'll let us in, it'll be very quiet, no one will know we're there." We walk in, we sneak in, and we sit down and... [holds pretend microphone] "Hey, hey, hey! Tonight the guys from Full House are here. How 'bout that, girls?"

Bob: [Holds pretend mic] "Bob Saget, John Stamos, Dave Coulier! Let's bring out Tiffany!"

Andrea: Jodie Sweetin and I went into the bathroom to take a break and while we were in the stalls, some fans followed us in there and were passing pads of paper and pens underneath the stall to ask for our autograph. So I thought, Wow! We're really famous now!

John: The only review I read was, it said, "This show won't last through Thanksgiving." [Holds up middle fingers]

Dave: And that we were a Three Men and a Baby rip-off.

What's your favorite Mary-Kate and Ashley memory?


Lori: They loved gum and they were too little to chew gum so if you were chewing gum, they always would stop and try to pry your mouth open. They'd say, "What having? What having? Got gum? Got gum? What having?" So funny.

Candace: There was a time when Mary-Kate didn't want to do a scene — her hands had peanut butter all over them and she was just like, "I wanna wash my hands! I wanna wash my hands! I'm gonna sing! I'm gonna sing if I don't wash my hands!" And like, didn't want to do the scene and it was the cutest thing ever.

Andrea: When they wanted to stop working they were just like, "I'm done! I'm done! I'm gonna sing if you make me stay here! I'm done!" And we're like, "OK! Guess that's a wrap!"


Did you ever have a crush on set?


Candace: If I did have a crush on anyone it was probably Scott Weinger, although we were closer friends than boyfriend/girlfriend.

Bob: Mickey Rooney! He showed us his boobs.

Jodie: People always ask like, "Did you think John was so cute?" I'm like, no! He's like my family.

John: [Dave] married one! The girl that played big Michelle.

Dave: Oh yeah!

Bob: You just remembered?

Dave: I just remembered!

Lori: I'm gonna say if I had a crush or was in love with anyone, it was gonna be Comet!

Where did the line "Oh, mylanta!" come from?


Candace: I never wanted to say "Oh my G-O-D" on the show, so I used to just say in my personal life, Oh mylanta! I think a babysitter of mine would say that all the time and I just loved it, so I just asked the writers if I could say that instead and it became a thing.

Did you ever take any "souvenirs" from set?


Jeff: The cast raided the set so thoroughly that by the time I thought, Oh, I should take something, there was nothing left. So thanks, guys!

Dave: I took Mr. Woodchuck puppet.

Bob: Yeah, my favorite.

Dave: I still have him, but my dog ate his face.

Candace: I took my pillow person, which is no longer around. It was very sad — my dog chewed it up one day.

Lori: No! I didn't take one souvenir because John Stamos took 'em all!

Andrea: He took the ceramic duck that was in the kitchen.

John: I have bunnies, I have a couch, I have the sign from Wake Up San Francisco!

Andrea: There was a pig, a plush pig, that I think he took as well.

John, real talk. Did you ever ask Lori out?


John: We went on a date! We went to Disneyland. Now, she says it wasn't a date or something, but I say when you make out on the Matterhorn, it's a date, right?

Bob: Were you making out with her or somebody else?

John: Her!

Lori: I say, "Why do you tell people that we made out on the Matterhorn?" And he goes, "Because it sounds funny!" I think the real truth is we're too old to remember.


Did you ever think that you'd be playing these characters again 20 years later?


Candace: Never thought it in my life, and so happy I get to.

Jodie: You know, over time we've realized how incredibly successful the show has been. I don't think we ever thought 10 years ago that we would be coming back and doing this.

Lori: And now look, they're bringing back all of these old shows from Gilmore Girls to Will & Grace. We've certainly started a trend!

Bob: We are a fun group. Even coming back and doing this incarnation of the show there's still, [points to Dave], I mean, look at him! You turn to look at someone after 30 years and they're there, and they're "Joey."

Jeff: I absolutely knew that Full House would turn into Fuller House just like I know that Fuller House will become Fullest House in 20 years from now.


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