After news reporter Danny Tanner's wife Pam is killed in a car crash (revealed in a final season episode to be caused by a drunk driver), he recruits his brother-in-law Jesse Katsopolis (a rock musician) and quirky best friend Joey Gladstone (a comedian) to help raise his three daughters, D.J., Stephanie, and Michelle, in his San Francisco home. Over time, the three men as well as the children bond and become closer to one another. The show's title is derived from the poker hand known as a 'full house', with the three daughters being "three of a kind" and Jesse and Joey a "pair".
Danny (in season 2) becomes co-host of a local morning television show, "Wake Up, San Francisco", and is teamed up with Rebecca Donaldson. When Jesse meets Rebecca, they instantly fall in love. Eventually (in season 4), Jesse and Rebecca get married. Then (in season 5), they have twin sons, Nicky and Alex Katsopolis. Throughout the series, Jesse struggles to decide on what he wants to do with his life. In season two, he partners up with Joey in an advertising business. In season five, he decides to start a music career. Additionally (in season 6), D.J. gets a steady boyfriend named Steve, though the two break up in season seven. In the series finale, Steve takes D.J. to her senior prom, and they get back together. Was the show that launched the career of Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, also starred: John Stamos, Bob Saget, and Candace Cameron (Make It or Break It).