The sappy music. Those labored punch lines. That sweater! The Full House reunion fans have long dreamt of (or a version of it, anyway) happened last night on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon – all a mere walkup to a Super Bowl ad campaign that will see Danny Tanner (Bob Saget), Jesse Katsopolis (John Stamos) and Joey Gladstone (Dave Coulier) hawking yogurt.
Set in Michelle’s, now Fallon’s, bedroom, and playing off the host’s overhyped fears of making the jump from late night to The Tonight Show, the skit has it all: Saget soothing the child’s fears, Joey doing his best impressions of Johnny Carson and Jay Leno, and Uncle Jesse breaking into song. In a word: Perfect.
A quick recap of the online Full House teaser videos that have already gone live, in advance of the Super Bowl ad campaign: