Regardless of his retrospective love for the beloved sitcom, John Stamos is the primary to confess he “couldn’t deal” with a few of his youthful costars on Full Home.
The actor — who portrayed the peerlessly coiffed Uncle Jesse on the hit ABC present for eight seasons — has been candid about his points with Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen (who shared the twin function of his youngest niece, Michelle Tanner) and Jodie Sweetin (center baby Stephanie Tanner) through the collection’ run.
On a July 2023 episode of “Scorching Ones,” Stamos recalled approaching the present as “the star” who was recent off his dramatic activate Common Hospital.
“As they’re casting it, I’m like, ‘They’re spending numerous time casting these youngsters who’re gonna be within the background,’” he quipped on the time, admitting he was jealous of the laughs that Sweetin received from the primary desk learn.
Stamos even received the Olsen twins quickly fired after one in all them couldn’t cease “screaming” throughout a scene.
“[Dave Coulier] and I have been altering the infant. We’re carrying the infant downstairs, I believe I used to be holding on to their armpits and Dave was holding her little ft,” Stamos recalled on Josh Peck’s “Good Guys” podcast in April 2023. “We take her into the kitchen and hosed her down, we put a fan on her, wrapped her up in paper towels. She was screaming. Each of them, they wished to be anyplace else however there, and so did I.”
Nevertheless, these headline-making moments have been removed from the one time Stamos has mentioned his Full Home set struggles. Hold scrolling for extra:
Uncle Jesse Calls ‘Bulls—t’ on Mary-Kate and Ashley
Stamos was admittedly upset when the Olsen twins didn’t need to reprise their function as Michelle on the Full Home spinoff, Fuller Home, which ran on Netflix from 2016 to 2020.
“I name bulls—t,” Stamos tweeted in 2015 after Mary-Kate and Ashley claimed they weren’t contacted by Stamos to return. Years later, nevertheless, he owned as much as his feelings — and revealed he and the style designers reconnected following costar Bob Saget’s loss of life.
“Once I did Fuller Home they didn’t wanna come again. And I used to be offended for a minute. And that received out,” he recalled on a Could 2023 episode of the “And That’s What You REALLY Missed” podcast. “However they have been, like, ‘We beloved our childhood. We beloved being with you. We miss Bob.’ They came visiting to my home. They introduced a pork chop and sage. I don’t know why, however thanks? It was a frozen pork chop, in order that was very nice. So we stayed very shut.”
Regardless of their reconciliation, Stamos threw shade at Mary-Kate when explaining why he dissuaded Peck from approaching her at Saget’s funeral in January 2022.
“Mary-Kate, God bless her, would’ve — you’ll’ve walked away being upset,” Stamos defined on Peck’s “Good Guys” podcast on the time. “Solely simply in that second due to every thing happening but in addition, she would’ve gone, ‘Yeah, OK, are you able to mild my cig?’”
Nevertheless, Stamos did deliver Peck over to Mary-Kate, reminding her they starred in The Wackness collectively — “which was even worse,” Peck joked.
Desirous to Get Mary-Kate and Ashley Fired
After a very tough take with the Olsen twins — who have been 11 months previous on the time — Stamos was executed.
“I mentioned, ‘This isn’t going to work, guys,’ and I screamed it 10 occasions. I mentioned, ‘Do away with them, I can’t work like this,’” he recalled on the “Good Guys” podcast in April 2023. The present “removed them” and changed the younger actresses with “two red-headed youngsters … [who] weren’t enticing.”
He joked, “I mentioned, ‘Carry the Olsens again, these youngsters are horrible! It was a day or one thing, we tried the opposite youngsters, it didn’t work.”
(The Olsens returned and performed Michelle all through the OG present’s run.)
Being Upstaged by Jodie
Stamos initially had it with Sweetin earlier than realizing — in a really Tanner method — what the guts of Full Home was all about.
“Jodie Sweetin, who performs Stephanie, reads her strains, and persons are dying laughing. I imply screaming,” he recalled on “Scorching Ones” in July 2023. “I used to be like, ‘What’s taking place right here?’ You couldn’t even hear my strains, they have been laughing so onerous at her. And I’m like, slinking down in my seat like this.”
After scrounging to search out quarters to name his agent from a payphone — “Get me the f—okay off this present!” Stamos remembered saying — he finally swallowed his delight and got here to the conclusion he didn’t should be the star.
“I fought it for a very long time and I then I lastly mentioned, ‘What am I doing?’ … There was no central character on that present, I spotted. The central character was love.”
John Stamos Had a ’Actually Troublesome’ Time on Set
In an October 2022 sit-down with CBS Sunday Morning, Stamos received actual about his struggles on the sitcom. “I’m not gonna lie, it was actually troublesome. A number of it was. As a result of it simply wasn’t the place I noticed myself,” he defined. “The critiques have been like, ‘This present received’t final til Thanksgiving.’ And now, I’m so pleased with it. I’m actually blissful I did that present.”