Now that the entire first season is on Netflix, Entertainment Weekly has put together a guide to all 13 episodes that it will be updating in the week after its launch. Read on for the best parts, the worst parts, and to see just how nostalgia-happy each half-hour gets.
EPISODE 1: "Our Very First Show, Again"
What happens: The whole Tanner clan reunites at their old headquarters after D.J., Danny's oldest, loses her firefighter husband. The reunion is brief, though: Joey has to return to his new home of Las Vegas, Danny and Becky have a show to host in Los Angeles, and Jesse has to also make it back to L.A. to work on General Hospital as a music supervisor. But just when they're all about to leave to embark on their separate lives, they overhear D.J. expressing her concern over being a single mom to three boys (Jackson, Max, and Tommy). At first, everyone says they're going to abandon their commitments and stay, but then Stephanie steps forward and tells them that it's her turn to help out. Kimmy – who is in the midst of a divorce from her cheating husband, Fernando, and has a daughter named Ramona – also decides to help play nanny to D.J.'s kids.
The best part: The women break out a choreographed dance to a New Kids on the Block track in an almost unbearably cheesy moment –but then the camera gives us a glimpse of the men, who are trying (and, fortunately for us, failing) to look cool as they dance along.
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The worst part: Steph asks where her little sister Michelle is, and Danny responds by saying she's busy in New York running her fashion empire. The entire group then turns to the camera and flashes a collective disapproving look, very obviously — and very unnecessarily — showing how they really feel about Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen not returning for the revival. We get it, John Stamos: You're mad.
The best lines: "Relax, Mom. I already know the bad words: darn, booger, and Donald Trump." – D.J.'s son, Max
Nostalgia score: 10/10. It would be more accurate to call this pilot a pile of nostalgia than an episode of television: We get a "How rude!" from Stephanie, a Bullwinkle impression from Uncle Joey, and D.J.'s onetime love Steve shows up to kidnap a bunch of leftovers. And that's not even mentioning the final scene, where the Fuller House crew shares a splitscreen with an identical moment from Full House of the entire clan singing the Flintstones theme song to the baby of the moment.
For the rest of Fuller House season 1 recap, visit EW.com.