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Fuller House: Season 1 (2016)




Critic Consensus: After the initial dose of nostalgia, Fuller House has little to offer to anyone except the original series' most diehard fans.


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In the first season of this spin-off of the 1990s sitcom "Full House." recently widowed D.J. Tanner-Fuller (Candace Cameron Bure) gets help from her sister Stephanie (Jodie Sweetin) and best friend Kimmy (Andrea Barber) to raise her three sons, Jackson (Michael Campion), Max (Elias Harger) and Tommy Jr. (Dashiell and Fox Messitt). Guest stars include Scott Weinger; John Stamos; Lori Loughlin; Dave Coulier; and Bob Saget.


Candace Cameron Bure
as D.J. Tanner-Fuller
Jodie Sweetin
as Stephanie Tanner
Andrea Barber
as Kimmy Gibbler
Soni Nicole Bringas
as Ramona Gibbler
Michael Campion
as Jackson Fuller
Elias Harger
as Max Fuller
Eva La Rue
as Terri Tanner
John Stamos
as Jesse Katsopolis
Bob Saget
as Danny Tanner
Lori Loughlin
as Becky Donaldson Katsopolis
Dave Coulier
as Joey Gladstone
Scott Weinger
as Steve Hale
Michael Sun Lee
as Harry Takayama
Blake Tuomy-Wilhoit
as Nicky Katsopolis
Dylan Tuomy-Wilhoit
as Alex Katsopolis
Fox Messitt
as Tommy Fuller Jr
Dashiell Messitt
as Tommy Fuller Jr
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Critic Reviews for Fuller House: Season 1

All Critics (47) | Top Critics (22)

Netflix revival series is an irritating mix of sappy and meta.

July 2, 2018 | Full Review…
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It's selling nostalgia hard, but nostalgia for what? Simply because something had popularity for a time does not guarantee it a place in the history books.

September 26, 2016 | Full Review…

Fuller House scrambles the normal critical circuitry. It is bad, but in a manner so in keeping with the original that to harp on its badness feels like meanness, akin to insulting a three-legged dog for not having four.

February 24, 2016 | Full Review…
Top Critic

It's not necessary to know every nuance of the original 1987-95 family sitcom to enjoy Fuller House... But longtime fans are certain to get more out of the show because they'll recognize every familiar face and get every inside joke.

February 24, 2016 | Full Review…

It's always nice to see old friends and family, even when they might be as cheesy as a bag of snack food.

February 17, 2016 | Full Review…

A winner, strictly for fans.

February 16, 2016 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
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Audience Reviews for Fuller House: Season 1

"Have mercy..." D.J., Stephanie, and Kimmy are back for all new shenanigans in the Netflix spin-off/revival series Fuller House. In Season 1, after recently having been widowed, D.J. is left to raise three young boys on her own...until her sister Stephanie and best friend Kimmy step up and decide to move in with her and help (basically the same premise as the original series). The first episode is more or less a reunion special with the entire cast of Full House returning (except for Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen), but it then quick becomes its own show focusing on the new characters with Bob Saget, John Stamos, and Dave Coulier making occasional guest appearances. Also, the comedy stays true the style and format of a '90s family sitcom, which is refreshingly retro in how innocent and free of cynicism it is; though there are a few digs at Mary-Kate and Ashley in explaining their character's absence from the show. Surprisingly fun and full of laughs, Fuller House: Season 1 is a worthy successor to the original series.


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