Saget lived in Virginia and California for a while before shifting back to his hometown, Philadelphia. Even though he initially wanted to go into the field of medicine, one of his teachers recognized his talent and convinced him to choose a career in media. When he was studying at Temple University’s school of film, he made a black-and-white movie about a young boy receiving facial surgery, called ‘Through Adam’s Eyes’. This documentary won Student Academy Award’s merit award.
Saget’s career officially started in 1977 when he began working as a stand-up comedian and going on national tours. He started using his comic talent as a stand-up comedian in Los Angeles. It didn’t take him long to gain fame and in 1987, CBS offered him a hosting job. He began co-hosting ‘The Morning Program’ with Mark McEwen where McEwen managed the weather news and Saget added the comedy parts. Saget also produced and wrote content for the show. Not long after that, he became a part of ‘Full House’ as Danny Tanner. The series had a total of eight seasons and was one of the most-watched sitcoms of its time. From the 3rd
season, it became a part of Nielsen’s Top 30. In 1989, he was appointed as America’s Funniest Home Videos’ host and he kept this position till 1997. He helped the show gain ratings instantly with his humorous commentary that served as transition between different video clips. Within weeks, the show had reached Top 10 on the ratings’ list.
Other channels like NBC approached him and he became the host of a 2006 game show, 1 vs. 100. In 2005, he became the narrator for one of the most famous comedy shows of today, ‘How I Met Your Mother’. He plays the role of Ted Mosby’s future version. Whether or not he will be making an appearance on the show is yet to be decided. In 2007, his HBO comedy ‘That Ain’t Right’ was released. Saget also played a role of himself in HBO’s Entourage. For a short while, he also part of the famous Broadway show ‘The Drowsy Chaperone’ in which he played the role of ‘Man in Chair’.
In 2008, Comedy Central had a special about him, named ‘The Comedy Central Roast of Bob Saget’. In 2009, ABC’s program ‘Surviving Suburbia’ cast him along with Cynthia Stevenson. Saget is not only an actor; he wanted a change in his image and to try something new so he started his career as a director in 1996. That was when he directed ABC’s ‘For Hope’, a movie inspired by his sister’s life story. ‘Dirty Work’ is the first feature movie he made. Perhaps the most famous work he has starred in, written and directed is ‘Farce of the Penguins’. This movie is a parody of a famous 2005 film, ‘March of the Penguins’.
Some of his other famous appearances include his role as a drug addict in 1998’s comedy show ‘Half Baked’. In 2006, Jamie Kennedy rapped about him. The song is titled ‘Rollin’ with Saget’ and can be found on Saget’s official website. In 2010, the famous comedian took up a different type of show – a series documenting people’s lifestyle. The A&E series, ‘Strange Days’ had a unique theme in which the artist followed people to catch their various activities.
Apart from his film and television work, Saget also does a lot of charity work for patients of scleroderma, a disease that caused his sister’s death in 1993. He is on the board of a scleroderma research center, Scleroderma Research Foundation. His efforts for the cause have helped artists like Regina Hall. Cheap Bob Saget tickets
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