Everywhere you look, everywhere you go, a new fan theory is going viral. Just this summer, a "Full House" fan theory seen by millions rattled the very conceit of the show, shaking the home's foundation harder, perhaps, than any inevitable San Francisco earthquake ever will.
The claim: Jesse and Becky couldn't have lived in the pointed-roof attic with their kids ... because no such attic even existed. The roof proof: from the frontal view of the house, it appears the roof is flat with nowhere for the attic to go.
Could this "full house" perhaps not be as full as viewers were led to believe? The opening theme song asks, "Whatever happened to predictability? / The milkman, the paperboy, evening TV?" The real question always should have been, "Whatever happened to the attic?"
"From the look of it, I would argue that there could be an attic," actress Lori Loughlin laughed when The Huffington Post asked about the "Full House" fan theory. And then she kept laughing, starting sentences and then stopping to rightfully laugh some more at the ridiculousness of the attic addicts. Finally, she got these words out through the laughter, "I would say! I would say! If you're going to take full house that literally, you probably shouldn't be watching it." And then Loughlin laughed some more.
You see, these so-called "fans" should have gotten a full view of the house before rushing to their hastily crafted philosophies of an insufficiently abundant abode. The true nature of the home isn't what the front view would lead you to believe at all.
With a bird's-eye view, you can see that the "flat roof" is only a façade in the truest sense, hiding the real identity of "Full House" all along. This mystery never should have gotten so big.
All of the pictured houses clearly have pointed roofs with wiggle room for attic spaces. The 1709 Broderick Street "Full House" is the fourth home from the right.
Perhaps, the pointed-space is far from the huge apartment Jesse constructed in the show. But since Loughlin was right about looking again for the attic, you should heed her words a second time and not take the show so literally.
The conversation with Loughlin began as a talk about her Hallmark Channel show, "When Calls the Heart," which just came out as a box set of DVDs. "It's been pointed out to me on numerous occasions that it's grammatically incorrect," Loughlin joked. She plays coal mining widow Abigail Stanton in the period piece inspired by a Janette Oak novel with the same name as the show.
"When Calls the Heart" is filmed "in a real Western town" on the outskirts of Vancouver, Canada. "It is so pretty," Loughlin gushed, while also lamenting a bit regarding the cold weather since the buildings are "not properly heated and insulated" due to their authenticity. If only these Vancouver homes could be combined into one, full house, then maybe the characters could use the crammed body heat and warmth of familial love to beat the chill this winter.
And, ending with even more love, Loughlin -- who also stars in Hallmark's new holiday movie, "Northpole: Open for Christmas" -- told a story about how she had to help Candace Cameron Bure with her first-ever kiss, which happened on "Full House."
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