Remember TGIF, that two-hour block of TV shows every Friday night that was family-friendly but still entertaining? From Steve Urkel to Mr. Feeney, the characters became a weekly staple in a lot of households. So much so that they even recently launched areboot of Full House on Netflix calledFuller House.
But more than just Danny and D.J. Tanner, you probably have a vision in your head of what your favorite actors looked like. But what do they look like today? Not to shatter your childhood memories, but these characters grew older, too
Two single parents (each with three children) spontaneously get married after meeting one another during a vacation.
What happens next? The two of them becomethe heads of a large blended family and hilarity and hijinks ensue.
Let’s see how they look now…
Patrick Duffy as Frank Lambert
Suzanne Somers as Carol Foster Lambert
Christine Lakin as Alicia ‘Al’ Lambert
Sasha Mitchell as Cody Lambert
Staci Keanan as Dana Foster
Angela Watson as Karen Foster
“Everywhere you look…”
The song and opening shot of their house was iconic, and every week millions followedwidowDanny Tanner, the San Francisco sportscaster, as he receivedhelp raising his three young girlsfromtwo new roommates: Brother-in-law and party boy Jesse, and his stand-up comic friend, Joey.
Even though you can see most of them in Fuller House on Netflix, here’s what they look like now…
Bob Saget as Danny Tanner
John Stamos as Uncle Jesse Katsopolis (and occasional Beach Boy)
Dave Coulier as Joey Gladstone
Candace Cameron Bure as D.J. Tanner
Jodie Sweetin as Stephanie Tanner
Ashley & Mary-Kate Olsen as little Michelle Tanner
Lori Loughlin as Aunt Becky Donaldson
Scott Weinger as Steve Hale, D.J.’s boyfriend
Andrea Barber as Kimmy Gibbler
Dylan and Blake Tuomy-Wilhoit as Jesse and Becky’s twins, Nicky and Alex
Viewers experienced coming of age events and everyday life-lessons withCornelius “Cory” Matthews and followed him andhis friends and family from his middle school days as a pre-pubescent child to his life in college.
It even spawned a spin-off of its own with Girl Meets World, whichfollows Cory and Topanga as a married couple with kids of their own.
Ben Savage as Cory Matthews
Danielle Fishel as Topanga Lawrence
Rider Strong as Shawn Hunter
Will Friedle as Eric Matthews
William Daniels as George Feeny
Betsy Randle as Amy Matthews
William Russ as Alan Matthews
Matthew Lawrence as Jack Hunter
Anthony Tyler Quinn as Johnathan Turner
Sabrina the Teenage Witch
I think everyone remembers the talking cat, but the gist of this one was thatSabrina Spellmanwas a teenager with magical powers who comes from a long line of witches. She lived with her wacky aunts, who would teach her to use her witchcraft wisely, and Salem, the talking black cat.
A talking cat and a teenager with magical powers? Of course we were hooked.
Melissa Joan Hart as Sabrina Spellman
Caroline Rhea as Hilda Spellman
Beth Broderick in Zelda Spellman
Elisa Donovan as Morgan Cavanaugh
Martin Mull as Willard Kraft
Nate Richert as Harvey Kinkle
Let’s be honest. Most of us watched for Steve Urkel, but the whole show wasn’t just about him.
No, it followed policeman Carl Winslow as he tried tohandle kids, his wife, Harriette, his mom, a sister-in-law and, of course, the next door neighbor Steve Urkel who made himself part of the family.
Jaleel White as Steve Urkel (and sometimes Stephan when he was feeling fancy).
Reginald VelJohnson as Carl Winslow
Jo Marie Payton as Hariette Winslow
Darius McCrary as Eddie Winslow
Kellie Shanygne Williams as Laura Winslow
Jaimee Foxworth as Judy Winslow
Bryton James as Richie Crawford
Thelma Hopkins as Rachel Crawford
Tia and Tamera are twins who were separated at birth, with each being adopted by a different parent. One crazy day, the teens have a chance encounter while shopping at a clothing store in the mall.
What happens next? The families meet, Tamera’s adoptive father reluctantly allows Tia and her mother to move into his home so the girls can be together, and then the fun begins.
But what do they look like now? Probably still like twins, but just, you know, older. Let’s check.
Tia Mowry-Hardrict and Tamera Mowry-Housley as Tia Landry and Tamera Campbell
Jackee Harry as Lisa Landry
Marques Houston as Roger Evans
Did that give you flashbacks?
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