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Netflix Sets February 'Fuller House' Debut

Netflix will debut its much anticipated Fuller House comedy series on Feb. 26, the OTT service said Thursday.

The series, a sequel to the popular 1980's Full House series, follows the life of recently widowed veternarian D.J. Tanner-Fuller (Candace Cameron Bure) who shares a house with sister/aspiring musician Stephanie Tanner (Jodie Sweetin) and D.J.’s lifelong best friend/fellow single mother Kimmy Gibbler (Andrea Barber), along with Kimmy’s feisty teenage daughter Ramona (Soni Nicole Bringas), according to Netflix.

The series, produced by actor John Stamos, will also feature guest apperances from John Stamos, Bob Saget, Dave Coulier, Lori Loughlin, and Scott Weinger.

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