Full House (season 7)

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Full House (season 7)
Full House - Season 7.jpg
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 24
Release
Original network ABC
Original release September 14, 1993 (1993-09-14) – May 17, 1994 (1994-05-17)
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List of Full House episodes

Season seven of the family sitcom Full House originally aired on ABC between September 14, 1993 and May 17, 1994.

Plot[edit]

In season seven, Danny ends his relationship with Vicky after she is offered a news anchor position in New York City. Jesse ends up renovating and re-opening The Smash Club as he is the new owner. Rebecca and Jesse realize that they need to start disciplining the twins. Meanwhile, Joey and Jesse continue their radio gig, and Joey becomes Michelle's new soccer coach. D.J. is a junior in high school. Stephanie begins sixth grade, Michelle enters second grade.

Main characters[edit]

Character Portrayed by
Jesse Katsopolis John Stamos
Danny Tanner Bob Saget
Joey Gladstone Dave Coulier
D.J. Tanner Candace Cameron
Stephanie Tanner Jodie Sweetin
Michelle Tanner Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen
Rebecca "Becky" Donaldson-Katsopolis Lori Loughlin
Kimmy Gibbler Andrea Barber
Steve Hale Scott Weinger
Alex & Nicky Katsopolis Blake & Dylan Tuomy-Wilhoit

Episodes[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Directed by Written by Original air date
145 1 "It Was a Dark and Stormy Night" John Tracy Marc Warren & Dennis Rinsler September 14, 1993 (1993-09-14)
D.J., Stephanie, and Michelle anxiously return to the site of their summer camp, but they are surprised with how everything turns out. Meanwhile, Nicky and Alex will not sleep in their own beds, preferring Jesse and Becky's bed.
146 2 "The Apartment" John Tracy Tom Burkhard September 21, 1993 (1993-09-21)
Steve moves into his own apartment, and D.J. is excited about how much privacy she and Steve can get over there, but a worried Danny spies on them through a window when D.J. breaks curfew. Meanwhile, Michelle is unable to find a hobby for Hobby Day at school, so she begins collecting leaves from the yard, much to Stephanie's dismay. Jesse and Joey try to pave the driveway – with disastrous results.
147 3 "Wrong-Way Tanner" John Tracy Jamie Tatham & Chuck Tatham September 28, 1993 (1993-09-28)
While playing a soccer game, Michelle accidentally scores the winning goal for the opposing team. Her team gets angry at her, which leaves Michelle feeling terrible and never wanting to play soccer again by feigning a broken leg. Joey isn't fooled and tells her that she shouldn't let others bring her down for making one unintentional mistake. Meanwhile, Stephanie is videotaping her family for a school project, but catches all of them in embarrassing moments.
148 4 "Tough Love" Joel Zwick Ellen Guylas October 5, 1993 (1993-10-05)
Jesse and Becky, with some guidance from the rest of the family, realize that the twins are not being disciplined enough, when they roam aimlessly around the house and end up destroying Michelle's science project. Danny bribes the girls to pretend to like Vicki's cooking.
149 5 "Fast Friends" John Tracy Bob Sand October 12, 1993 (1993-10-12)
Stephanie goes to junior high school, and attempts to make new friends, thanks to a new redistricting plan. However, the group she meets tries encouraging her to smoke cigarettes. Meanwhile, D.J., Kimmy, and Steve join Jesse and Joey on a special segment of their radio show, of which Jesse and Joey argue about the segment's title.
150 6 "Smash Club: The Next Generation" John Tracy Carolyn Omine October 19, 1993 (1993-10-19)
Jesse inherits the "Smash Club", but needs a bank loan because the place needs to be brought up to code. During an interview, Jesse uses D.J., Stephanie, and Michelle to help him pass code inspections. Meanwhile, Michelle gets two new assistants: Nicky and Alex.
151 7 "High Anxiety" John Tracy Tom Amundsen October 26, 1993 (1993-10-26)
Danny forgets how fast Michelle is growing up, and unintentionally treats her like a baby. Michelle gets mad at Danny, and he agrees to let her grow up and be a "big girl", even though it hurts so much. Meanwhile, Jesse struggles on making decisions for the reopening of the Smash Club.
152 8 "Another Opening, Another No Show" Joel Zwick Story by: Elias Davis
Teleplay by: Tom Burkhard
November 2, 1993 (1993-11-02)
Jesse officially opens the "Smash Club", but inadvertently gets locked in a storage closet with Kimmy, and other calamities ensure. The kids become waiters and Danny is mostly hyper from drinking too much coffee. Ben Stein makes a guest appearance.
153 9 "The Day of the Rhino" James O'Keefe Adam I. Lapidus November 9, 1993 (1993-11-09)
Michelle gets "ripped off" when she orders a Rigby the Rhino doll that ends up being a miniature plastic figure, and she, Stephanie, Joey, and her friends protest at a Rigby showing. Meanwhile, D.J. and Steve face their own problems when preparing for an opera, including hair and focus.
154 10 "The Prying Game" John Tracy Ellen Guylas November 16, 1993 (1993-11-16)
Fearful that Steve is cheating on her sister, Stephanie's attempts to discover the truth incurs DJ's anger. Danny, Jesse, and Joey try to sell a new hair-spraying product on an infomercial, but they find out that it was already made via a live phone call directly from its inventor.
155 11 "The Bicycle Thief" John Tracy Chuck Tatham & Jamie Tatham November 23, 1993 (1993-11-23)
Michelle loses her bike and assumes that someone stole it. Jesse, Danny, and Joey each go look for the bike, but they unintentionally steal three bikes that look like Michelle's. The neighborhood "crime catchers" (Kimmy and Mrs. Carruthers) start to investigate, while the family hopelessly tries to hide the stolen bikes.
156 12 "Support Your Local Parents" James O'Keefe Bob Sand November 30, 1993 (1993-11-30)
Jesse and Becky join a local support group when Nicky and Alex will not interact with other children in their playgroup, just each other.
157 13 "The Perfect Couple" John Tracy Marc Warren & Dennis Rinsler December 14, 1993 (1993-12-14)

Joey gets a job as the host of a local game show, The Perfect Couple. He gets the family to do the first show with him, with D.J. and Steve as the dating couple, Jesse and Becky as the married couple, and Danny and Vicky as the engaged couple. Vicky cannot make it on time, so Danny has to pair up with an old woman named Estelle. The director of the show tells Joey to embarrass the contestants, and he does, much to the family's dismay. At the end of the show, Vicky arrives and tells Danny that she accepted a job as a network anchor in New York City. Danny tells her that he cannot take a long-distance relationship, and the two break off their engagement and break up, although they still have feelings for each other. Back at home, Stephanie has trouble getting Nicky and Alex into their pajamas and in bed.

Note: This episode marks the final appearance of Vicky Larson (Gail Edwards).
158 14 "Is It True About Stephanie?" Joel Zwick Carolyn Omine January 4, 1994 (1994-01-04)

Gia (Marla Sokoloff) and Stephanie both have a crush on the new boy in school. When Stephanie asks him out on a date, Gia is enraged and attempts to make her life miserable if she does not cancel it. Stephanie and her friend Mickey attempt to take revenge against Gia and then learn that it is not the right way to go.

Note: Several of the show's crew members surnames are used as Gia's teachers, as shown on her blown-up report card.
159 15 "The Test" John Tracy Dan Chasin & Linda Lane January 11, 1994 (1994-01-11)

D.J. is nervous about taking the upcoming SAT test. The night before the test is given, D.J. has a nightmare about the test going all wrong. Meanwhile, Michelle goes overboard with her whistle reporting "safety violations".

Note: A sequel was produced in season eight, titled "Taking the Plunge". Vanna White guest stars.
160 16 "Joey's Funny Valentine" John Tracy Adam I. Lapidus January 25, 1994 (1994-01-25)
Joey's girlfriend, Roxy (Felicia Michaels), meets the family for the first time, but then makes fun of them during her stand-up comedy routine, which alienates the Tanners. Meanwhile, after finding the parrot of a huge store owner, the girls get a store credit, but what will they get?
161 17 "The Last Dance" John Tracy Tom Amundsen February 8, 1994 (1994-02-08)

Jesse's grandfather, Papouli, comes to visit the Tanner family. During his visit, a strong relationship builds between him and Michelle. He promises Michelle that, for show and tell at school, he will come and do a dance with her. Sadly, Papouli dies the night before in his sleep. Everyone is mourning, but especially Michelle and Jesse, due to their strong relationship with Papouli. Jesse ends up going to school with Michelle and doing the dance for show and tell. Two subplots: DJ and Kimmy get into a fight over a pair of sunglasses, and Danny fulfills a longtime dream of his and Joey's by buying a boat, which ties in with the main plot as they decide to christen it the "Papouli".

Note: John Stamos appears as himself prior to the episode telling parents that this episode deals with death in the family.
162 18 "Kissing Cousins" John Tracy Tom Burkhard February 15, 1994 (1994-02-15)

Upon his return from Papouli's funeral in Greece, Jesse brings back his cousin Stavros, who ends up taking advantage of the Tanners' generosity and kindness. Stavros apologizes, claiming his village was destroyed in an accident, for which the family stages a dance marathon at the Smash Club. However, he actually lied and was planning to go to Orlando, Florida, which comes to light when Rebecca tricks him into revealing his plan over the club's PA system which angers the family and Jesse kicks Stavros out of his life

Note: Along with his usual role as Jesse, John Stamos appears in a dual role as Stavros.
163 19 "Love on the Rocks" Tom Rickard Ellen Guylas March 1, 1994 (1994-03-01)
Feeling that her relationship with Steve has drifted apart, D.J. explores all other options, before ultimately breaking up with him. Meanwhile, Joey plays a pre-April Fool's Day prank on the family and they try to get back at him with a prank of their own, involving a lottery ticket.
164 20 "Michelle a la Carte" John Tracy Cathy Jung March 15, 1994 (1994-03-15)
Michelle decides to enter a Soap Box Derby. She and Becky begin working on the car that Michelle will ride, but Michelle quits after a fellow racer makes fun of her for being a "girl racer" and saying girls are not good with cars. However, Danny and Jesse help Michelle prove her fellow racers wrong. Subplots include D.J. trying to deal with her recent breakup and Stephanie teaching Joey ballet.
165 21 "Be Your Own Best Friend" Joel Zwick Story by: Marc Warren & Dennis Rinsler
Teleplay by: Tom Amundsen & Ellen Guylas
April 5, 1994 (1994-04-05)
Michelle is assigned a project to draw the outline of her best friend on paper, but Teddy moves back to San Francisco, leaving Michelle to choose between Denise (new) and Teddy (old) with their possessions. Meanwhile, Jesse feels left out when Joey and his girlfriend, Roxy, hog the mike on Jesse and Joey's radio show.
166 22 "A Date with Fate" Joel Zwick Story by: Marc Warren & Dennis Rinsler
Teleplay by: Bob Sand & Chuck Tatham & Jamie Tatham
May 3, 1994 (1994-05-03)
D.J. and Danny go out on separate blind dates, but end up alone together at the same restaurant. Jesse prepares for Mother's Day, but the twins want to celebrate it a day early, much to his chagrin.
167 23 "Too Little Richard Too Late" John Tracy Story by: Marc Warren & Dennis Rinsler
Teleplay by: Elias Davis
May 10, 1994 (1994-05-10)
Joey decides to run for PTA President to help save Michelle's art class, but finds it hard to compete with Mrs. Carruthers' extensive promotion campaign, only for Denise's uncle, Little Richard to come in to help.
168 24 "A House Divided" Joel Zwick Story by: Marc Warren & Dennis Rinsler
Teleplay by: Tom Burkhard & Adam I. Lapidus & Carolyn Omine
May 17, 1994 (1994-05-17)

The whole family complains about the lack of space in the house, including Joey hogging the bathroom for an hour when DJ needs to use it. But when a millionaire (Keene Curtis) who lived in the Tanner house growing up wants to buy it from Danny, offering twice as much money as the house is worth, everyone agrees and is excited about moving and starting new lives, except little Michelle, and she will stop at nothing to stay in "the only house she's ever lived in".

Note: This is the last appearance of Scott Weinger as Steve, until the series finale. This episode is the last with production credit and distributor voice-overs by Dave Coulier for syndicated reruns.

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