Bob Saget, who died on Sunday at 65, had two distinct sides to his career, both of which deeply impacted Millennials: First as America’s dorky dad on “Full House” and “America’s Funniest Home Videos,” and then as an X-rated standup who hit comedy clubs and college campuses to shake his family-friendly image. Variety has collected some of Saget’s funniest moments to watch and remember the comedy legend.
Performing at Dangerfield’s in 1984
Before his TV fame, Saget was a hungry young comedian who wowed Rodney Dangerfield at his club.
Funny ‘Full House’ moments
Any episode of “Full House” is filled with quality Saget bits, as his neat-freak character Danny Tanner was constantly running around with Windex and a heartwarming clip. But the show was a true ensemble, and he was amazing at bouncing off all of his co-stars.
Great ‘America’s Funniest Home Videos’ jokes
Saget’s squeaky-clean persona and wacky voices were the perfect foil for normal Americans who submitted home videos of groin shots and catastrophic falls.
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Saget’s ‘Aristocrats’ joke
Often described as a metaphorical handshake between old-school comedians, there are countless versions of this vaudeville joke. Saget had one of the crudest, which was featured in the 2005 documentary “The Aristocrats.”
Iconic ‘Half Baked’ cameo
Saget delivered one of the most quotable scenes from ’90s comedies with this jaw-dropping cameo.
‘Dad’s Dirty Jokes’ bit from his stand-up
A sample of Saget’s stand-up, from his 2013 special “That’s What I’m Talking About.”
X-Rated ‘Full House’ Memories on ‘Conan’
Saget delighted in ruining childhoods with late night interviews talking about the filthy jokes and pranks the adults played on the set of the squeaky-clean sitcom.
‘Hot Ones’ interview
One of Saget’s best interviews ever was on the chicken wing-based YouTube show, where his mouth was on fire and he got real about his career and craft.
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