Bob Saget On ‘People’s Party With Talib Kweli’

Bob Saget On 'People's Party With Talib Kweli'

In this episode of “People’s Party With Talib Kweli”, Talib Kweli and Jasmin Leigh sit down with stand-up comedian, actor, television host, and director:


Here’s what they got to discuss with one of America’s G.O.A.T. TV Dads:

  • When he knew he wanted to be a comedian
  • How being raised by two hard working parents impacted his own work ethic
  • Early aspirations of becoming a doctor and the teacher that changed his life
  • Ditching college to work at The Comedy Store in LA
  • Getting gangrene in his appendix at age 21 and it almost killing him
  • His iconic stand-up spot on Rodney Dangerfield’s “Young Comedians” Special
  • Bob’s close friendship with Rodney Dangerfield as well as Sam Kinison
  • Exploring the origin story of the legendary sitcom “Full House”
  • Becoming friends with Richard Pryor on the set of “Critical Condition”
  • What it was like during the years of hosting “America’s Funniest Home Videos”
  • Why “Full House” was cancelled while it remained so insanely popular
  • The bazaar “memory loss” finale episode of the show
  • His love and admiration of the Olsen sisters
  • Discussion of the show reboot: “Fuller House”
  • Feelings on Lori Loughlin following the college admissions scandal
  • The modern-day cancel culture take-over
  • Old jokes that would get a comedian cancelled if told today
  • Bob and Talib’s own experiences with people trying to cancel them
  • Dave Chappelle being beloved by such a diverse group of people
  • Bob cracking the code on how to get a stoned crowd laughing
  • Talib having to relearn his own songs after returning to the stage post-COVID
  • A COVID outbreak at Dave Chappelle’s Summer Comedy Camp
  • The underrated greatness of the film “Dirty Work” and the potential for a sequel
  • His experiences narrating for the sitcom “How I Met Your Mother”
  • Bob’s comedy specials, “Zero To Sixty” and “That’s What I’m Talkin’ About”
  • Breaking down his describing fame as the Big Bird suit
  • When Bob gained the courage to say no to producers and writers
  • Bob drops a few bars from his rap “Rollin’ With Saget”
  • The racist history behind the US adopting the word marijuana
  • He details the shittiest gig he ever had
  • Taking his mantra from the film “Blues Brothers”
  • Finding silver linings during the unprecedented times we’re living in
  • People unifying despite their differences if we were attacked by aliens
  • Bob’s emotional experience of watching the film “Crash” with his daughter
  • Talk about the Afrofuturistic film “Cosmic Slop”

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