Full House Season 21988
Season Two of the family sitcom Full House originally aired on ABC between October 14, 1988 and May 5, 1989. From this season onward, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are credited in the opening credits.
Cutting It Close (E1)
Teaser: Danny, Joey, Jesse, D.J., Stephanie, and Michelle play Ring around the Rosie, but Michelle doesn't understand it. Main Synopsis: While Stephanie is playing a pretend game of ""hairdresser"" with Jesse, she unintentionally chops off a chunk of Jesse's hair, so Jesse has to go to Alejandro, his real hairdresser, so Alejandro can cut Jesse's hair and make it even. On his way back home from Alejandro's, Jesse fails to see a road sign that says ""severe tire damage"". As a result, Jesse accidentally wrecks the motorcycle, and is treated for two broken arms. Stephanie blames herself for this, and the way Jesse is acting in the wake of the accident is not helping Stephanie feel any better.
Tanner vs. Gibbler (E2)
Teaser: Jesse and Joey can't get Michelle to stay in her crib. Main Synopsis: It's Kimmy's 12th birthday, and D.J. has planned a surprise birthday party for Kimmy. When Stephanie slips up and mentions the party to Kimmy, Kimmy decides to bring her new friends Nina and Melissa, two older girls, to the party with her. Upon arriving, all Nina and Melissa want to do is invite a bunch of friends over to trash the house, so when D.J. kicks Nina and Melissa out of the house for even thinking about trashing the house, Kimmy abandons the party and goes to the mall with Nina and Melissa, and this starts a feud between D.J. and Kimmy. With help from Jesse and Joey, D.J. and Kimmy end their feud, as Kimmy realizes that D.J. doesn't want her to forget who her real friends are. Meanwhile, Danny is removed from his job as a sportscaster at the TV station, because the station has created a new morning show titled ""Wake Up, San Francisco"", and they need two people to host the new show. Danny is named a
It's Not My Job (E3)
Teaser: Preparing for a Halloween party, the guys are dressed as the Three Stooges -- Jesse as Moe, Joey as Curly, and Danny as Larry. Main Synopsis: Jesse has made his first sale of an advertising jingle. As a result, Jesse tells his father, Nick Katsopolis, that he wants to leave the pest exterminator business that is run by Nick, and Nick is severely disappointed by this -- so disappointed, that Nick loses his temper with Jesse and says ""If you're out of the family business, then you're out of the family"". Jesse and his mother Irene manage to talk some sense into Nick, who realizes that Jesse has a dream about making it in the music business, and Nick and Jesse work things out. Meanwhile, Stephanie is afraid to go to the dentist to get a tooth filled, and she's even more nervous when she's actually sitting on the chair that's in the examination room. Joey, who took her to the dentist, helps her beat her fear.
D.J.'s Very First Horse (E4)
Teaser: Michelle wakes Joey up just to tell him he's asleep. Main Synopsis: ""Wake Up, San Francisco"" is broadcasting an episode from a horse stable, where D.J. sees a horse named Rocket. D.J. desperately wants Rocket, and the only way she'll get him is if she has enough money to make the payments needed to keep Rocket in the stable, so D.J. and Kimmy pool their money together and start making Rocket's stable payments, without Danny knowing it. D.J. thinks Danny won't let her have the horse unless she proves to him that she can handle the responsibility, so her plan is to secretly keep up the payments for a couple of weeks then tell Danny about Rocket, because D.J. figures that 2 weeks is enough to prove to Danny that she can handle the responsibility so Danny won't say no. When Kimmy messes up and blows her half of the money, D.J. can't make the next stable payment, so in a desperate effort to make sure she doesn't lose Rocket, D.J. takes Rocket to the house with her. Danny is shocked
Jingle Hell (E5)
Teaser: D.J. shows Michelle how to blow bubbles with gum. Main Synopsis: When Joey gives Jesse the inspiration Jesse needs to write an advertising jingle that Jesse has been having problems with, the result is that the jingle is bought. This bit of success leads to Jesse making an offer to Joey -- he now wants Joey to be his writing partner. Joey accepts the offer. When Joey gives the next jingle ""the Joey treatment"", and it's not bought, a feud erupts between Jesse and Joey, but they work things out and decide to remain partners. Meanwhile, D.J. and Stephanie are feuding because Stephanie is always messing up things that belong to D.J., and D.J. is out to teach Stephanie a lesson about it, starting by tying all of Stephanie's shoes together by the laces while Stephanie's not wearing them.
Beach Boy Bingo (E6)
Teaser: Stephanie reads a fairy tale to Michelle. Main Synopsis: In a radio contest, D.J. wins a ""dream night for 2"" with the Beach Boys. Problem is, according to the rules of the contest, D.J. is allowed to take only one of the guys with her, and she can't decide who to go with. When the Beach Boys show up to pick D.J. up, they make things easier by allowing D.J. to bring Stephanie, Michelle, and all three of the guys with her. Tag: More from the family's dream night with the Beach Boys.
Joey Gets Tough (E7)
Teaser: Jesse is weight training with Michelle ""Superbaby"" Tanner. Main Synopsis: While Danny and Jesse are out, Joey is left in charge of the girls. D.J. and Stephanie want to stay up late so they can watch a Tiffany concert on TV. When Danny comes home and sees that they are up late watching the concert, Danny tells Joey that whenever Joey is at home alone with the girls, he needs to make them follow the rules of the house, so on the next day, D.J. arrives home from school an hour late without telling Joey that she was with friends, practicing for an hour for an upcoming karate tournament, and Joey grounds D.J. -- for the weekend when the tournament is scheduled to take place. D.J. becomes furious, angrily reminds Joey that he's not her father, and then storms off to the bedroom that she and Stephanie occupy. Later, Joey goes upstairs to the bedroom, where he explains that after school, during the hour when he didn't know where D.J. was, he was scared to death. D.J. agrees that she
Triple Date (E8)
Teaser: Stephanie, Michelle, Danny, and the ""Bicycle bus"". Main Synopsis: Danny has a new girlfriend named Denise, and he invites Denise and her two friends Zoey and Cheryl over to the house so Zoey and Cheryl can meet Jesse and Joey while D.J. is upstairs keeping an eye on Stephanie and Michelle. It turns out that Denise is a woman that Jesse once dated, and this has Danny wondering if there could possibly be a woman in San Francisco that Jesse hasn't dated. Zoey doesn't like Joey's jokes, but Joey and Cheryl get along with each other just fine. Danny is depressed because Denise is still hung up on Jesse and she can't get her mind off of Jesse because she thinks she and Jesse have an opportunity to get back together, until a talk with Jesse finally has Denise coming to her senses. Meanwhile, Stephanie causes D.J. to accidentally drop Danny's wedding ring down the drain in the upstairs bathroom sink. With a little work, Denise and the guys help D.J. and Stephanie get the ring back.
Our Very First Christmas Show (E9)
Teaser: Having a family photo taken for a Christmas card. Main Synopsis: The family is on a flight to Colorado to spend Christmas with some relatives, and this is a trip that Danny has spent months planning -- but on the way to Colorado, a blizzard forces an emergency landing at an unfamiliar airport. The family is forced to spend Christmas in the baggage claim room, where everyone thinks Christmas is ruined this time around. Among the things that happen here are: Jesse's father Nick tries to get Jesse to kiss Becky under a mistletoe, D.J. is upset that the gifts that the family brought along on the flight with them are missing, and Michelle is afraid of Lionel, a man who made her cry on the airplane. Jesse, becoming ever so frustrated by everyone's sour attitudes, speaks to the people in the baggage claim room about the real meaning of Christmas, then Santa Claus shows up and shows the family where the missing gifts are, and it turns out that Lionel is Santa Claus.
Middle Age Crazy (E10)
Teaser: Danny, Jesse, Joey, D.J., and Michelle play with soap bubbles. Main Synopsis:Stephanie knows it's not easy being the middle child. The way things are going, Stephanie thinks that D.J. and Michelle are getting all of the attention. Jesse and Joey are working on a jingle until they start helping D.J. with a science project, ignoring Stephanie's request for them to watch her break a hula-hoop record. Danny is trying to videotape Michelle for ""Wake Up, San Francisco"", ignoring Stephanie's request for him to watch her break the hula-hoop record that she wanted Jesse and Joey to watch her break. Stephanie has had enough, and she believes that the only way she'll get out of this situation is if she is not living at home anymore, so she decides that she wants to marry her friend Harry, then the guys come to their senses and realize how they've made Stephanie feel.
A Little Romance (E11)
Teaser:The guys sing a bedtime song for Michelle. Main Synopsis:D.J. has her first boyfriend, Michael Montfort, but D.J. is crushed when Michael leaves her for Kathy Santoni, because Michael believes Kathy is prettier than D.J. is. Meanwhile, Becky and Danny are hosting a charity event where eligible bachelors are auctioned off to women who want a date with them. Three of the participating bachelors are Danny, Jesse, and Joey. Jesse ends up receiving the highest bid of them all -- from a very jealous Becky.
Fogged In (E12)
Teaser: Joey and Michelle choose what to watch on TV. Main Synopsis:Jesse and Joey have been up all night working on their latest jingle, which is for ""Casa De Pancakes"". When D.J. and Kimmy unknowingly erase the jingle from the tape it was recorded on by recording their version of ""The Locomotion"" on what they thought was a blank tape, Jesse loses his temper and yells at D.J. and Kimmy. Later, as an apology, Jesse buys D.J. a drum set, then Jesse's father Nick shows up and tells Jesse that he and Jesse's mother Irene have been arguing, and Irene told Nick to go stay with Jesse for the time being, but the thick fog outside has forced Irene to stay at the Tanner house as well. The fog is also preventing a disappointed Joey and his girlfriend Cheryl from going on a skiing trip. Later, Jesse helps Nick and Irene patch things up, and this makes Jesse realize that Jesse should have talked to D.J. about D.J. and Kimmy erasing the tape instead of yelling at D.J., then trying to buy her forgiv
Working Mothers (E13)
Teaser: D.J. and Stephanie try to show Michelle how to roller-skate. Main Synopsis:Jesse and Joey's latest jingle is such a success that they are offered a fixed job composing jingles for Mr. Malatesta. D.J. and Stephanie fear that if Jesse and Joey take this job, knowing that Danny works at the TV station every day, then no one will be home to take care of them, especially during the three month summer break from school. D.J. and Stephanie's fears go away when Jesse and Joey decide to take the job, but do their work from the house, with their office being in the attic.
Little Shop of Sweaters (E14)
Teaser: Jesse and Michelle are eating with their fingers. Main Synopsis:It's Valentine's Day, and Danny has bought D.J. the royal blue sweater that D.J. wanted. D.J. puts on the sweater with a shirt under it, and goes to school. At recess, D.J. takes off the sweater so she won't sweat all over it, and after she puts the sweater on the ground, the school's gardener runs over it with a lawn mower, and the sweater is shredded. D.J. doesn't want Danny to know about this, so she, Kimmy, and Stephanie go to the mall to buy a replacement sweater, which is priced at $80, which was the cost of the shredded sweater. Stephanie sees a sign on the checkout counter that says ""buy now, pay later"". Not realizing that a credit card is required to do what the sign says, Stephanie grabs the sweater in an effort to help D.J., and this gets Stephanie accused of shoplifting.
Pal Joey (E15)
Teaser: D.J. tries to tell Michelle who's cute and who's not. Main Synopsis:A little over a year and a half ago, when Jesse and Joey moved into the house, Jesse and Joey didn't exactly get along with each other very well at the beginning, but since then, they have become good friends, and it's making Danny feel left out because lately, Joey has been taking Danny for granted. When Danny confronts Joey, they remember the day they became friends back in the 5th grade on February 23, 1968, when they protected each other from a bully named Sheldon. When Danny and Joey head to the school where this happened 21 years ago, they literally unearth the pledge they signed, which was a pledge to always be friends. Joey apologizes for taking their friendship for granted, and then he and Danny call Jesse to the school so Jesse can add his name to the pledge. Meanwhile, Stephanie's friend Harry has a crush on D.J., leading Stephanie to accuse D.J. of stealing her friend.
Baby Love (E16)
Teaser: D.J., Michelle, and Kimmy are playing with puppies that Kimmy's mother plans to sell. Main Synopsis:Becky's sister Connie Anderson has arrived for a visit, and she has brought her son Howie, who is Michelle's age, with her. Michelle and Howie become best friends, but when it comes time for Connie and Howie to go back home to Valentine, Nebraska, it gives Michelle what seems like an incurable case of heartbreak. The guys try to cheer Michelle up, but to no avail. On the next day, Jesse takes Michelle to his bedroom, and he plays a song for Michelle, and manages to coax a smile out of her, but she still misses Howie, but Becky takes care of that by videotaping Howie talking into the camera at the airport, and when Michelle watches the tape, the tape makes it look Like Howie is talking to Michelle. Howie misses Michelle just as much as Michelle misses Howie. After watching the tape, Michelle feels a lot better, and Jesse comments that Becky would be a great mother. Meanwhile, Step
El Problema Grande de D.J. (E17)
Teaser: Who gets the cookie - D.J., Stephanie, or Michelle? Main Synopsis:D.J. has good grades throughout her report card, except for in Spanish class, where she was given a D. D.J. asks Danny to talk to Spanish teacher Linda Mosley about the grade. When Linda comes over to the house to talk to Danny about it, the conversation ends in a kiss -- right in front of D.J. and some of her friends. This makes D.J. a target for teasing, and she's angry with Danny for making her a target for teasing. D.J. is also angry that Danny didn't get her Spanish grade changed. Danny gets D.J. to admit that the more difficult the Spanish class became, the more she gave up on it. Meanwhile, Mr. Malatesta gives Michelle a spot in a marshmallow commercial that Joey and Jesse have been assigned to work on.
Goodbye, Mr. Bear (E18)
Teaser: Jesse and Michelle sing a song. Main Synopsis:It's time for the annual spring-cleaning, and this has become one of Danny's favorite times of the year. During the Spring cleaning, Jesse learns what ""little cause, big effect"" means when he accidentally breaks a drawer handle in the kitchen, and ends up having to renovate the kitchen's entire network of cabinets and drawers because the broken handle's design has been discontinued, and a new design Jesse buys doesn't go very well with the cabinet design that is in the kitchen, so Jesse buys cabinets that go with the new handles. Meanwhile, Stephanie is frantic. It seems that Mr. Bear, the stuffed toy that the girls' mother Pam Tanner gave Stephanie on the day Pam brought newborn Michelle home from the hospital, is missing. Stephanie doesn't want to lose Mr. Bear, because it was a gift from Pam, and it reminds Stephanie of her. The family helps Stephanie look for Mr. Bear, but to no avail. Stephanie then suspects that Joey may have
Blast from the Past (E19)
Teaser: Michelle insists on dressing herself up, even though Jesse offered to help her. Main Synopsis: In college, Joey had a girlfriend named Patty Fogerty, who ended up leaving Joey for a guy named Michael Winchester. This left Joey devastated, because he wanted to marry Patty and spend the rest of his life with her. Now, Years later, Patty tracks down Joey's bedroom phone number and calls him. Joey invites Patty over to the house, and Danny doesn't like this one bit, because he doesn't want to see Joey once again get hurt by Patty, who explains that she left Joey for Michael Winchester because she wanted more romance in her life and while she thought Joey was funny, she didn't think Joey was romantic enough. Meanwhile, Kimmy uses Stephanie and D.J. as guinea pigs for a magic trick involving a pair of magician's handcuffs that belong to Kimmy's brother, who is in Las Vegas. Kimmy does the trick too well -- D.J. and Stephanie are now cuffed to each other, and Kimmy realizes she doesn'
I'm There for You, Babe (E20)
Teaser: Michelle and Stephanie play horsey. Main Synopsis: It's Jesse's 26th birthday, and it seems that everyone's trying to pull him in every direction at the same time. He's scheduled to coach D.J. and Kimmy's soccer team in a game at 3:30pm, he and Joey are doing a jingle for a credit dentist commercial, Danny schedules Jesse to perform at the Smash Club in front of music critic Sam Battersby, Stephanie needs Jesse to bake 100 of his special cookies for a school bake sale, and Michelle needs Jesse to fix her jack-in-the-box toy. Jesse coaches the soccer team to a win, then Becky shows up at the house and asks Jesse to go with her to the wedding of her aunt's former son-in-law tomorrow, then Danny asks Jesse to fix his car. Jesse thinks he can handle it all, until he and the family go to the Smash Club and Jesse discovers that the Rippers didn't show up because he and the Rippers ended up booked for two gigs on the same night -- the one at the Smash Club and one at the Holiday Inn i
Luck Be a Lady (1) (E21)
Teaser: Doggies! (teaser features Michelle and Danny) Main Synopsis:The family goes to Lake Tahoe, where Danny and Becky will be doing a special episode of ""Wake Up, San Francisco"". Joey gets lucky on a slot machine, but doesn't get the money because a videotape shows DJ pulling the machine's lever then ducking back to the other side of a barrier dividing the slot machines from the table where Stephanie and DJ were while an unsuspecting Joey's back is turned. Joey didn't know it was DJ or Stephanie who pulled the lever, so of course he's surprised. Jesse is jealous because Becky can't get her mind off of movie star Todd Masters (Steve Bond), who is scheduled to be a guest on the special episode of ""Wake Up, San Francisco"". Jesse makes it his mission to make Becky just as jealous so Becky will know how she's making Jesse feel, and then they have an argument in their hotel room. When they calm down, Jesse asks Becky to marry him, and Becky accepts the proposal.
Luck Be a Lady (2) (E22)
Teaser: A recap of part 1. Main Synopsis: Jesse and Becky want to get married as soon as possible -- in one hour, without telling anyone until the wedding is over, but what they don't know is that D.J. and Stephanie have decided to play detective and investigate Jesse and Becky. With a little work, D.J. and Stephanie discover Becky and Jesse's plans to get married, and they tell Danny and Joey about it. Danny and Joey try to talk Jesse out of going through with the wedding so suddenly, but Jesse won't listen. During the ceremony, before they can be pronounced husband and wife, Becky gets cold feet and leaves Jesse at the altar, devastating Jesse. Later, after Jesse tells Becky how much she hurt him by leaving him at the altar, Becky apologizes and explains that there are a lot of things to think about and talk about before they can plan a wedding.