Comedian and actor Bob Saget discusses connections to the cast of “Full House”, podcasts, TikTok and more on QC Morning
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) – During this long COVID-19 pandemic, it’s been hard for many to smile.
For actor Bob Saget, laughter is the best prescription. So that’s what he does for a living – to travel the country making people laugh.
Saget, who is best known as “All-American Dad” Danny Tanner in “Full House,” stopped by WBTV News for an appearance on QC Morning on Friday.
Saget, who was also on Full House’s Netflix sequel “Fuller House” and “America’s Funniest Home Videos” was in Charlotte this weekend to perform stand-ups at The Comedy Zone.
He had two shows on Friday and two more on Saturday.
“You want to make people laugh and that’s one of the best things in the world,” Saget told QC Morning’s Kristen Miranda in the studio.
Saget opened up about his newfound love for TikTok, his 115 podcasts with various famous guests, his friend Norm MacDonald, who recently died of cancer, and his continuing relationship with the cast of “Full House.”
“Everyone is caught in the stardom of it all, but the truth is we are all proud to say that we are close, especially when working with some of them as kids. children, ”said Saget.
Saget told WC Morning that he is constantly chatting with “Full House” stars John Stamos and Dave Coulier.
“I was with John Stamos last month for an event, and John said, ‘Let’s do a TikTok. “It took four hours for us to look like we’re bringing a plane,” he said. “We really love each other which is good.”
He also said he had recently spoken with Ashley Olsen, who played Michelle Tanner, in “Full House” to meet one day.
“My oldest daughter was 1 when Ashley (Olsen) and Mary Kate (Olsen) were 2, so they were coming to party,” added Saget. “I just texted Ashley last week. We were trying to meet, but she’s been very busy but they have a great fashion life.
Saget spoke to QC Morning about his career and what keeps him busy.
He hosts a podcast called “Bob Saget is Here for You” which was launched after hearing his audience arguing for a while.
He has recorded over 100 podcasts where he invites celebrities to join him.
” I have just begun. I have a whole new wave of it that excites me, ”said Saget.
One of his podcasts was a tribute to his good friend Norm Macdonald, another actor and comedian who died on September 14.
Saget said he met Macdonald in Ottawa, Canada, when Macdonald was 17.
“I didn’t know how much I loved him, to be honest with you, and you find out when you lose someone.” Norm and I have had a very interesting relationship. He had his own voice. He was one of the best stand-ups who ever lived. He was just a really funny man, a very deep man. “
Saget told QC Morning’s Kristen Miranda that he always enjoys touring and stand-up comedies.
He said it was a big job to exclude the outside world and make people laugh.
“I think the actors are fourth speakers, I call them. We are needed, ”said Saget.
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