The cast of “Full House” is celebrating the 35th anniversary of the sitcom’s first episode on September 22, 1987.
“35 years ago, my life changed for the better,” Candace Cameron Bure, who played DJ Tanner, captioned a gallery full of photos of her and her co-stars, including the late Bob Saget, who died in January at age 65.
Bure added a red heart emoji along with the hashtag #35yearsofFullHouse.
“Here’s to 35 years of FH,” wrote Jodie Sweetin, who played Stephanie Tanner, along with pictures of her and Saget, who played the Tanner girls’ father Danny, that she shared.nearest Instagram stories.
“The best dad on TV,” added Sweetin, whose “Full House” co-stars reunited at their wedding in July.
Dave Coulier, who played Danny’s friend Joey, also commemorated the milestone by posting several photos of the cast in their Instagram stories.
“35 years ago, we had no idea we were part of something that would change our lives forever,” Coulier wrote, adding, “Thank you fans. We love you for being part of our Full House family.”
John Stamos, who played Uncle Jesse, recently said ME! News that I didn’t expect “Full House” to remain so popular over the years. “Every new year, a new ‘Full House’ fan is born,” Stamos said.
Stamos went on to say that he was initially anxious to leave his role as Jesse, until he realized that the show was still making viewers happy.
“For years I tried to get away from that,” Stamos said. “And I realized why I am distancing myself from something that people love so much. I’ve done enough work. So now, I’m like, go ahead.”
Stamos added that he planned to celebrate the show’s anniversary in style. “I’m going to put my uncle Jesse. I’m going to do my own parade somewhere,” he joked.
“Full House” aired from September 1987 to May 1995 on ABC. Its spinoff, “Fuller House,” which brought back much of the sitcom’s original cast, ran for five seasons from 2016 to 2020 on Netflix.