Have mercy! Iconic hit sitcom "Full House" is getting its long-awaited sequel.
Netflix has ordered a 13-episode season of "Fuller House," a new multi-camera comedy from Warner Horizon Television, Miller-Boyett Productions and Jeff Franklin Productions that's set to debut in 2016, John Stamos announced on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Monday.
"We've been working on this for many, many years," the actor said.
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Earlier this month, E! News confirmed the Netflix revival was imminent.
Stamos, who played Jesse Katsopolis on the popular ABC family sitcom, will produce and guest star. He said "Fuller House" will start off with a one-hour reunion and then be a spinoff series featuring D.J. Tanner (Candace Cameron-Bure) and her three kids, along with her sister Stephanie Tanner (Jodie Sweetin) and neighbor Kimmy Gibbler (Andrea Barber).
Discussions with Dave Coulier, Lori Loughlin, Ashley Olsen, Mary-Kate Olsen and Bob Saget on "Fuller House" guest appearances are ongoing, Netflix said in a statement.
"If we can't get the Olsen twins, we're gonna dress you up," Stamos jokingly told Kimmel.
In "Fuller House," D.J. is a pregnant veterinarian who is recently widowed and living in San Francisco. Stephanie, an aspiring musician, and Kimmy, a fellow single mom, both move in to help raise D.J.'s two boys — the rebellious 12-year-old J.D. and neurotic 7-year-old Max — plus her soon-to-arrive baby.
"As big fans of the original 'Full House,' we are thrilled to be able to introduce 'Fuller House's' new narrative to existing fans worldwide, who grew up on the original, as well as a new generation of global viewers that have grown up with the Tanners in syndication," Netflix's vice president of original content Cindy Holland told E! News in a statement.
In a joint statement, executive producers Robert L. Boyett, Jeff Franklin and Thomas L. Miller added, "The continued support of 'Full House' fans of all ages for the last 28 years has been astounding. It is an honor and a thrill to catch up with these beloved characters and explore their lives today. The love you saw on the show was real. The cast has remained a loving family off screen all these years. We are as excited as our fans to finally bring 'Full House' back to life."
"Full House" aired for eight seasons and 192 episodes from 1987 to 1995 on ABC.