Bob Saget’s Best Roles

When most people think of Bob Saget, they think of the wholesome family man who hosted America’s Funniest Home Videos and Full House. However, Saget is also a very successful stand-up comedian, and he has appeared in a number of films and television shows over the years. While he is often typecast as a clean-cut everyman, Saget has shown that he is a versatile actor who can play both dramatic and comedic roles. Here are some of his best performances:

Danny Tanner in “Full House”

Bob Saget played the role of Danny Tanner, a widowed father of three girls, on Full House for eight seasons. While the show was aimed at a family audience, Saget often injected his trademark humor into his performance. He was also known for breaking the fourth wall and talking directly to the camera, which earned him the nickname “Camera Hog.”

The Narrator in “How I Met Your Mother”

In How I Met Your Mother, Saget played the role of the Narrator, who is telling his children the story of how he met their mother. While the character is not seen on screen, Saget’s voice is heard throughout the series. He often provides comical commentary on the events taking place and gives insights into the characters’ thoughts and feelings.

Bob Saget in “Entourage”

Bob Saget guest-starred as himself on the HBO show Entourage. In the episode, Saget is trying to pitch a script to movie producer Ari Gold (Jeremy Piven). However, Gold is not interested in the project and Saget ends up getting into a shouting match with him. The scene was improvised by Saget and Piven, and it received rave reviews from critics.

Steve  Patterson in “Surviving Suburbia”

In the ABC sitcom Surviving Suburbia, Bob Saget played the role of Steve Patterson, a suburban dad who is always trying to find ways to make his life more exciting. While the show was short-lived, Saget’s performance was praised by critics. He brought his trademark humor to the role and helped to make the show more enjoyable.

Matt Stewart in “Raising Dad”

In the CBS sitcom Raising Dad, Bob Saget played the role of Matt Stewart, a widowed father of two teenage girls. While the show was not a huge success, Saget’s performance was well-received by critics. He brought his trademark humor to the role and helped to make the show more enjoyable.

Abraham Lincoln in “Historical Roasts”

Bob Saget has also shown that he can play dramatic roles. In the Comedy Central special Historical Roasts, Saget portrayed Abraham Lincoln in a roast of the 16th president. His performance was applauded by critics, and it showed that Saget is not just a one-dimensional comedian.

Danny Tanner in “Fuller House”

Bob Saget reprised his role as Danny Tanner in the Netflix reboot of Full House, Fuller House. The show follows Danny’s daughter D.J. (Candace Cameron Bure) as she raises her three children with the help of her sister Stephanie (Jodie Sweetin) and best friend Kimmy Gibbler (Andrea Barber). Saget has received positive reviews for his performance in the show, with many critics praising his chemistry with the cast.

These are just some of the best roles that Bob Saget has played over the years. He is a versatile actor who is just as comfortable playing dramatic roles as he is playing comedic ones. No matter what role he is playing, Saget always brings his trademark humor to the table.

Want to honor Saget’s hilarious legacy? Well, look no further than the late Norm Macdonald roasting his dear friend. That’s one way to remember both funny men.