John Stamos Fires Back At Blogger Who Called Full House “Dumb TV” Full Of “Lies”
John Stamos has replied to a writer who criticized “Full House” and other “dumb TV” she watched while growing up for feeding her “lies” about what life is like.
In a Huffington Post essay this week, Annelia Alex complains that shows she grew up watching in the 1990s, like “Full House” and “Friends,” “distorted my expectations for reality.”
For instance, she calls out the closing scenes of “Full House,” when the show’s children would run to their rooms and eventually comforted by the adults.
She was disappointed when it turned out that didn’t always happen in real life.
“By 14 I was bored by dumb sitcoms,” writes Alex. “They were too far-fetched precisely because they were too predictable.”
On Saturday, Stamos responded in a Facebook post:
“Annelia, if you hadn’t watched those check mix shows like FULL HOUSE you wouldn’t have been open minded and bright enough to write an article like you just did- on the other hand – don’t blame the way your life turned out because of TGIF – if you’re lucky enough to have kids – maybe you should have them watch re-runs of Breaking Bad- see how that turns out. i get what you’re saying – i agree we did some silly unrealistic stuff-and maybe it’s not the way everyday families are today – ALTHOUGH – more so now then when we made the show – meaning, more broken families, same sex parents- let’s focus on that and not the unrealistic stuff – because the happiness that these shows have brought to peoples lives – i’ve felt that more first hand than i’m sure you have…. also – i bet more good than bad came out of those shows. sorry it didn’t turn out that way for you annelia or you simply just weren’t bright enough to take the good from what we did and laugh at the rest.”
What do you think of Stamos’ response?