Bob Saget Tribute Airs on ‘America’s Funniest Dwelling Movies’

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Gone however not forgotten. America’s Funniest Dwelling Movies honored former host Bob Saget on Sunday, January 16, following his sudden demise per week prior.

Saget, 65, hosted the long-running ABC present for eight years, from 1990 till 1997, which overlapped together with his time enjoying Danny Tanner on Full Home. In the course of the episode, which featured clips from his tenure on AFV, host Alfonso Ribeiro celebrated the comic’s skills.

“As you’ve heard, the world misplaced a legend final week, and AFV misplaced a member of the family,” the Dancing With the Stars alum, 50, mentioned. “Bob Saget is synonymous with AFV to at the present time, and this present wouldn’t have been the identical with out his distinctive humorousness. It’s been my honor to proceed carrying the torch Bob so brightly lit.”

America's Funniest Videos pays tribute to the late Bob Saget

Tom Bergeron, Alfonso Ribeiro and Bob Saget.
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In his honor, America’s Funniest Dwelling Movies requested that followers think about donating to the Scleroderma Analysis Basis. Saget vowed to boost consciousness for scleroderma analysis after he misplaced his sister, Andrea, to a mind aneurysm in 1987.

“For greater than 30 years he was a champion of the scleroderma group, serving to to boost consciousness about this advanced illness and tens of millions of {dollars} to fund analysis for a remedy,” the caption on AFV‘s YouTube video reads. “Bob was unparalleled in his generosity and dedication to the mission of the SRF and can be remembered for his deep compassion, unusual kindness and large coronary heart.”

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At some point after a stand-up efficiency at Ponte Vedra Live performance Corridor in Florida, Saget was discovered lifeless in his Orlando resort room on January 9. Whereas the reason for his demise has not but been confirmed, the Orange County Sheriff’s Workplace tweeted that “detectives discovered no indicators of foul play or drug use on this case.”

After information of his demise broke, the comic was honored with tributes from his buddies, costars and followers, together with Ribiero himself. “I’m deeply saddened by the passing of my pal and fellow [AFV] host @bobsaget at present,” the Contemporary Prince alum wrote on Instagram. “I had the pleasure of assembly him within the early 90s when the present began. He was wonderful.”

Bob Saget on America's Funniest Home Videos - 1990
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Ribiero additionally honored Saget’s affect on the enduring clip present, stating, “There’s no AFV with out Bob.”

Saget is survived by his spouse, Kelly Rizzo, and his daughters — Aubrey, 34, Lara, 32, and Jennifer, 29 — whom he shared with ex-wife Sherri Kramer. “My complete coronary heart. Bob was my absolute every little thing,” the Eat, Journey, Rock blogger, 42, mentioned in a press release to Us Weekly after Saget’s demise. “I’m so fully shattered and in disbelief. I’m so deeply touched by the outpouring of affection and tribute from our buddies, household, his followers and his friends.”

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Rizzo and the remainder of Saget’s household laid him to relaxation in a personal funeral on Friday, January 14, sources advised Us completely. On the morning of the service, Saget’s Full Home costar and pal John Stamos wrote on Twitter that it was “the toughest day of my life.” He continued, “God, grant me the serenity to just accept the issues I can not change, braveness to alter the issues I can, and knowledge to know the distinction.”

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