Teaser: Where's the remote control? Main Synopsis: The Rippers - Lanny, Gary, and Roger - are tired of Jesse's personal life decreasing how much time he spends with the Rippers, and the Rippers think Jesse has lost his passion for the music, so the Rippers fire Jesse. Jesse, who feels hurt by this, embarks on a mission to prove that he doesn't need the Rippers. When Michelle asks Jesse if she can walk Comet, even though Michelle is not allowed to walk Comet by herself, Jesse absent-mindedly gives Michelle permission to do it. While Michelle is out walking Comet, Comet escapes from her, sending the family on a frantic search for Comet, who later returns home. Also, D.J. breaks up with Nelson Burkhard, the teenage millionaire that she has been dating.
After his wife is killed in a car accident, news anchorman Danny Tanner recruits his brother-in-law Jesse Katsopolis (a rock musician) and best friend Joey Gladstone (who works as a stand-up comedian) to help raise his three young daughters: D.J., Stephanie, and Michelle, in his San Francisco home. Over time, the three men as well as the children bond and become closer to one another.
Danny is reassigned from his duties as sports anchor by his television station to become co-host of a local morning television show, Wake Up, San Francisco, and is teamed up with Nebraska native Rebecca Donaldson.