The Fuller House pilot represents everything wrong with franchise revivals


The first episode of Fuller House represents everything wrong with reboot culture, this new era in which Hollywood feels the need to resurrect dead franchises for seemingly no reason other than that the cast never found anything better to do. The pilot has no voice of its own whatsoever, and its purpose is simply to remind you that Full House was a show. Over the course of this embarrassing 34-minute debut, the writers do little but reference events from Full House over and over again, relying entirely on our emotional connection to the original to do the heavy lifting. Remember Full House? That existed! This is all that Fuller House has to say.

Read the full review at The Celebrity Cafe.

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