I just finished binge watching season 1 of Fuller House and my life has completely changed. I wake up every morning proud to be a member #TeamSteve. I contemplate how Max has better comedic timing than I do. I consider redoing my room using the couch pattern as wallpaper. It has taken over my life and I am absolutely okay with it.
I never watched Full House live, but I was brought up on it through syndication. I loved all the characters (Becky has always been, and will always be, the best character on the show), I enjoyed the sweet plot lines and I love me a good cleaning product joke (THANKS DANNY!). It also kickstarted my Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen obsession that has lasted to this day (The Challenge is one of my favorite movies of all-time. Sue me.).
Fuller House is such a fantastic continuation of the story, even if it includes another spouse death. Everyone says Meredith Grey has the worst luck on television, but I would argue the Tanner family. It has a warm and cozy feeling that most current comedies on television can’t achieve.
This made me think of TGIF’s treasure trove of comforting TV. There is an endless pool of shows they can reboot into some delightful television/streaming programming. Here are some I would love to see return.
- Step By Step– Suzanne Somers. Patrick Duffy. A literal bajillion kids. Hilarity ensues! This true ensemble comedy could be rebooted or continued, either would work. Introducing another similar family situation with a new cast would be good, but also showing how the family has grown up and grown in size. With Suzanne Somers. Because all the shows need Suzanne Somers. ALL of the shows.
- Sabrina the Teenage Witch– Y’all, this is in my Top Three comedies of all-time. This show is ripe for the Fuller House treatment. Sabrina and Harvey have a kid, so half witch/half mortal…and the fun begins! Hilda and Zelda can return to be as funny as ever, Salem can still be a riot, and I can die happy.
- That’s So Raven– This isn’t part of TGIF, but it fits the mold for a multi-cam sitcom that is Disney and ripe for a reboot. Raven Baxter now has her own fashion line, with Chelsea as the secretary/assistant. Ray can still predict the future and all that. It would be for an older audience, so some “older” plot lines could be incorporated as well. Netflix, make this happen.
If you haven’t checked it out yet, be sure to watch Fuller House’s 13-episode first season on Netflix.