As if the concept that there will be a season two to “Fuller House” — a show that nearly brought my fellow JOE-DOWN reviewer Joe Brown and I to a mental breakdown from watching it— was disturbing enough, it turns out for the show’s second go will feature the dark, disturbing private life of Uncle Joey. Yes, the very man who terrorized children with a puppet name Mr. Woodchuck.
According to TV Line, for season two we will be introduced to Joey Gladstone’s wife — a woman I assume he met via those letter writing situations where people can contact convicts while they are in prison in the hopes of finding love —as they crash the family’s Thanksgiving dinner. Which is not surprising seeing that Joey is an unhinged madman with nothing to lose.
Joey’s wife, who amazingly is not Mr. Woodchuck, is named Ginger, an “enthusiastic, upbeat, fun-loving magician” will be introduced in the season’s sixth episode. They also, apparently, have spawned four children. An idea that either must have emerged from the darkest pits of hell or from a mind that simply wants to see the world burn.
You may think I am being overly harsh toward a fictional character, and normally I would agree. Except this blog is not just about Uncle Joey and his creepiness. After much discussion, Brown and I have decided that we will, indeed, be reviewing season two of “Fuller House,” despite the fact we nearly descended into madness from doing this the first time. We have no idea when the second season will air, but we will be bringing back a week-long review of every episode once it does.