03/29/2013 01:06 pm ET Updated May 29, 2013

ABC Family-Friendly Show Writers Open Up About TGIF Writers' Room

Here's how popular Full House was: Midway through its eight-year run (1987-1995), the ABC sitcom regularly pulled in more than 27 million viewers every Tuesday night -- impressive even in a TV universe with no DVRs or myriad cable choices. The show was a massive hit during the era when family comedies flourished on TV, wooing kids (and their parents) with a carefully crafted recipe of broad humor, silly scenarios, and at least one "awwwww" teaching moment.


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