Full House (Season 2)

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2.01 – Cutting It Close
(October 14, 1988) – Directed by: Joel Zwick • Written by: Jeff Franklin

After an accident, Stephanie is convinced she’s a jinx.


2.02 – Tanner vs. Gibbler
(October 21, 1988) – Directed by: John Bowab • Written by: Lenny Ripps

Danny becomes a talk show host on Wake Up San Francisco.


2.03 – It’s Not My Job
(October 28, 1988) – Directed by: Joel Zwick • Written by: Jeff Franklin

Jesse tells his father he’s leaving the family bug-killing business. Stephanie gets her first cavity.


2.04 – D.J.’s Very First Horse
(November 4, 1988) – Directed by: Lee Shallat • Written by: Bob Fraser, Rob Dames

D.J. and Kimmy buy a horse. Jesse strikes out in his attempts to date Rebecca.


2.05 – Jingle Hell
(November 11, 1988) – Directed by: Peter Baldwin • Written by: Marc Warren, Dennis Rinsler

Jesse and Joey start working together, while D.J. and Stephanie fight because Stephanie breaks some of D.J.’s stuff.


2.06 – Beach Boy Bingo
(November 18, 1988) – Directed by: Steve Zuckerman • Written by: Marc Warren, Dennis Rinsler

The Beach Boys are in town and D.J. wins a radio contest where she and a guest can see the Beach Boys in concert. Problem is, Danny, Jesse and Joey want to go and D.J. has to decide who will go with her. When she makes her decision, Danny has hurt feelings because he isn’t chosen. Now D.J. is upset because of that and she doesn’t know what to do.


2.07 – Joey Gets Tough
(November 25, 1988) – Directed by: Jeff Franklin • Written by: Lenny Ripps

After an interview with Miss Kadota Fig, Jesse and his band are guests on Danny’s and Becky’s morning talk show. Joey experiences the tough side of raising a child.


2.08 – Triple Date
(December 9, 1988) – Directed by: Peter Baldwin • Written by: Jeff Franklin

Danny is over the moon when he gets a date at the market, and the guys have a triple date with her and her two friends. It becomes awkward when it turns out Danny’s date has a history with Jesse. DJ loses Danny’s wedding ring down the drain.


2.09 – Our Very First Christmas Show
(December 16, 1988) – Directed by: John Bowab • Written by: Kim Weiskopf



The family gets snowed in at an airport on Christmas Eve. Meanwhle, Stephanie worries that Santa won’t be able to find her.


2.10 – Middle Age Crazy
(January 6, 1989) – Directed by: Peter Baldwin • Written by: Lawrence E. Hartstein, Richard H. Rossner

Steph gets a crazy feeling of being ‘middle’ aged as her two sisters run with all the attention. A garden wedding with Harry as groom and Jimmy as minister takes some of the heat.


2.11 – A Little Romance
(January 13, 1989) – Directed by: John Bowab • Written by: Bob Fraser, Rob Dames

Becky gets the guys to participate in a date auction, and DJ gets her first boyfriend.


2.12 – Fogged In
(January 20, 1989) – Directed by: Joel Zwick • Written by: Kim Weiskopf

The fog rolls in and so does everyone else.


2.13 – Working Mothers
(February 3, 1989) – Directed by: Peter Baldwin • Written by: Jeff Franklin

After Jesse and Joey are offered full time jobs at an ad agency, they struggle to decide if they can do the job and still be moms to the girls.


2.14 – Little Shop of Sweaters
(February 10, 1989) – Directed by: Peter Baldwin • Written by: Lenny Ripps

D.J. and Stephanie become worried when they can’t find enough money to replace a damaged Valentine’s Day gift sweater. Meanwhile, Jesse has his first serious date with Rebecca, and Joey attends a Valentine’s Day ball dressed as Popeye.


2.15 – Pal Joey
(February 17, 1989) – Directed by: John Bowab • Written by: Marc Warren, Dennis Rinsler

Joey and Danny recall the day they first met.


2.16 – Baby Love
(February 24, 1989) – Directed by: Peter Baldwin • Written by: Jeff Franklin

Michelle develops a crush on Rebecca’s nephew.


2.17 – El Problema Grande de D.J.
(March 10, 1989) – Directed by: Bill Foster • Written by: Bob Fraser, Rob Dames

DJ gets a “D” in Spanish. Danny goes to try and find out what was going on and talks to the teacher. The teacher explains that DJ just wasn’t trying. She comes over to the house later and labels things in Spanish. then she and Danny kiss. Dj and her friends come home and see them kissing and everyone laughs at her. Then Danny has to decide whether to continue to see the teacher or to respect DJ and her feelings.


2.18 – Goodbye Mr. Bear
(March 24, 1989) – Directed by: Jack Shea • Written by: Kim Weiskopf, Jeff Franklin

It’s spring cleaning time, otherwise known as “Christmas” for Danny. As the kids are gathering up toys they don’t play with anymore to give to charity, Joey thinks he accidentally placed Stephanie’s Mr. Bear in the bag, along with the other toys being given to charity and as he tried to retrieve it, all the toys they donated were given away. Stephanie is very heartbroken over the loss and everyone is wondering why she’s so attached to Mr. Bear, but eventually, everyone learns why.


2.19 – Blast from the Past
(April 7, 1989) – Directed by: Tom Rickard • Written by: Lenny Ripps

Joey gets a phone call from an old girlfriend he had at college ten years ago. Kimmy ‘spellbinds’ DJ and Steph to a very close co-existence that lasts a lot longer than originally anticipated. Danny’s obsession with tax codes inspires Michelle to do some monstrous cleaning.


2.20 – I’m There for You, Babe
(April 14, 1989) – Directed by: Jack Shea • Written by: Kim Weiskopf

Jesse’s birthday, 26, starts with presents that are quickly followed by demands to help the girls, Danny and Joey. In the evening he’s to have a concert but his band has left for another town.


2.21 – Luck Be a Lady (Part 1)
(April 28, 1989) – Directed by: Bill Foster • Written by: Marc Warren, Dennis Rinsler

Danny and Becky have their morning talk show live for the first time at a casino hotel at Lake Tahoe. Jesse dreams of romantic moments with Becky are threatened a film star and Joey and the girls turn to gambling.


2.22 – Luck Be a Lady (Part 2)
(May 5, 1989) – Directed by: Bill Foster • Written by: Lawrence E. Hartstein, Richard H. Rossner

Jesse and Becky decide to marry each other secretly right away. DJ and Steph are easily aware that they are hiding something and play detectives.