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The First Fuller House Teaser Is an Emotionally Manipulative Return to the Tanner House

The first teaser for Netflix’s Full House reboot has landed, and it’s a manipulative (and effective) callback to fans’ fondest memories of the ’80s and ’90s family sitcom. Just like the original show’s opening credits, Fuller House’s teaser includes shots of the Golden Gate Bridge and a series of cheerful San Francisco row houses peeking up behind a grassy hill. The trailer implies that oldest daughter D.J. (Candace Cameron Bure) is moving into her old family house, which remains almost untouched—save for a few modern upgrades, like a stainless steel fridge.

For all we see of the old house, Netflix is still keeping its aged and new characters’ faces a secret—with one notable, furry exception: another adorable retriever. He (or she?) sits in the foyer barking at the door as the Tanners resurrect familiar catchphrases in their struggle to open it. The cheesy family fun remains in full force, but I have a bone to pick with the music choice on this trailer: Would Uncle Jesse really ever associate himself in any way with Miranda Lambert? The show hits Netflix on Feb. 26.