TV Series | TV-G | | Comedy, Drama, Family
A widowed broadcaster raises his three children with the assistance of his rock 'n' roll brother-in-law and his madcap best friend.
The original premise of the show was three single stand-up comedians living together and the theme was more of an adult-oriented sitcom titled "House of Comics". However, with shows like The Cosby Show (1984) and Family Ties (1982) doing well with family-oriented themes, the show was changed to incorporate family morals and values and the name was changed to Full House (1987).
In the basketball episode where Kareem Abdul-Jabbar helps Jesse find his "sweet spot", when Jesse tells the family to leave the court and let him try and figure everything out himself. When he's supposedly alone shooting around, he shoots an air ball and a hand appears quickly in the scene, catches and throws the basketball back to him.
A longer version of the theme song was used in the first few seasons of the show but was truncated in later reruns, though this version was kept on some episodes, such as the pilot when it airs on ABC Family. First season episodes in syndication also feature a credit for Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen (they were only credited during the end credits in the first season).