We're moving Forums to the Community pages. Click here for more information and updates.

Full House

Season 7 Episode 24

A House Divided

Aired Friday 9:00 PM May 17, 1994 on ABC
out of 10
User Rating
56 votes

By TV.com Users

Episode Summary

The family face a tempting situation when a wealthy old man--who lived in the Tanners' home many years ago--offers them a tidy sum of money for the house. While everyone is thrilled about getting a bigger place, Michelle is upset over the idea--especially when Jesse, Becky, and Joey talk about branching out and buying their own houses. Determined to keep her family together, it will take all the sneaky tricks this 7-year-old possesses to reverse Danny's plans to sell.moreless

Who was the Episode MVP ?

  • Stephanie Matures


    In this series, Stephanie is on the brink of high school, and just as . was in the flick "Take My Sister, Please," in where she requests her own room, I remember Stephanie in here mentioning that if they do move, she said excitedly: "I can have my own room!!!", but that is natural for a girl of Stephanie's age in this flick.

    After all, she is not a little nine year old girl anymore, going to elementary school; she is in Junior High, on the verge of high school. And, as far as I'm concerned, she shoul;d have gone to Danny, and the other guys, and requested her own room, as . did before in the episode "Take My Sister,

    As Stephanie matures from a little girl, to a beautiful teenager, she and . are bonding more and more - even Kimmy stops calling Stephanie "Squirt," at some point (I believe it was either Season 6 or 7), and calls her "Blondo," and "Blondie" instead. It is high time Stephanie gets her own room, as . did.

    A Junior Highschooler and a High Schooler have nothing in common with a KID Michelle's age, and there were a couple of times when Stephanie got frustrated. But that's to be expected, as Stephanie is transitioning out of little girlhood, into a land of maturity, and by the time Season 8 came around, she was already in High School.

    I think it would have done the family good - especially for a blossoming girl like Stephanie - to have moved into a bigger house, with separate rooms. Stephanie would have had her own room all to herself, and this would have done the whole family good. It was ok for a couple of seasons for Stephanie and Michelle to share a there came a time when Stephanie was maturing out of little girlhood, into a blossoming teenager.

    So, yeah: Michelle was a spolied little brat when she won the debate of staying in the house they grew up in, and this was especially unfair to Stephanie, who was becoming a teenager during the course of Seasons 7 and 8. Michelle was a brat in here.

  • Michelle the spoiled brat wins again,

    I know that the show is called Full House but this episode goes too far. Finally reality sets in and that nine people in a small house can't work cause everybody will get on each other nerves. Now enter Lou Bond a rich person who lived in the house as a small boy who wants it and offers Danny Tanner double the value that the house its worth and everybody is thrilled except Michelle. Of course who wins at the end is Michelle. If this was reality Danny would have taken the money. This episode once again proves that the producers and writers have caved into the Olsen twins.moreless
  • good

    Danny gets an enticing offer from somebody to buy the house, and everyone is thrilled about the idea of moving, especially Jesse and Rebecca, who want to move into their own house, and Joey, who wants his own place. But Michelle wants everyone to stay in the house they live in now, the same house they have all lived in for 7 years.

    Good episode. This, to me, would have been a good series finale, because it does a good job at showcasing how everyone in the house does in fact care for each other, even though sometimes they get on each others' nerves. This was a good episode, good season finalemoreless
  • For Sale

    I thought this was a very botom of the varrel episode. First of all we all knew the Tanners would never move. Second Michelle's little stunts were so obvious that anybody could see through them. Everybody in this episode was acting selfish and inconsiderate. Moving would have change the whole story line. Unless this was going to be the series finale. That would have made more sense.
  • The family is fed up with how small their house is. Nine people live in the house, which hogs up the bathroom space. When a man who lived in the house earlier offered to buy it, most of the family is ecstatic, except Michelle.moreless

    I love this show, but this episode makes me cringe. How can I bear to watch the part when Michelle says "We all live here."? It's like Michelle is the main character, and she always gets what she wants. Everything revolves around her. She doesn't want to move, so neither does anyone else. There has to be some controversy.
John Stamos

John Stamos

Jesse Katsoplis

Bob Saget

Bob Saget

Daniel Ernest "Danny" Tanner

Dave Coulier

Dave Coulier

Joseph Alvin "Joey" Gladstone

Lori Loughlin

Lori Loughlin

Rebecca Donaldson-Katsopolis (recurring Season 2, 1989-1995)

Candace Cameron

Candace Cameron

Donna Jo Margaret "D.J." Tanner

Jodie Sweetin

Jodie Sweetin

Stephanie Judith Tanner

Keene Curtis

Keene Curtis

Lou Bond

Guest Star

Jurnee Smollett

Jurnee Smollett

Denise Frazer

Recurring Role

Tahj Mowry

Tahj Mowry


Recurring Role

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


  • TRIVIA (1)

    • A plot line very similar to this one was used for the series finale of the popular sitcom "Step by Step," starring Suzanne Somers and Patrick Duffy. Just like in this episode, the youngest in the Lambert family (Lilly) was the one who talked everyone out of selling their house and buying a bigger one.

  • QUOTES (7)

    • (dogs run through the kitchen and out of the house)
      Jesse: Must be Comet's poker night.

    • D.J.: Kimmy, guess what? We're staying.
      Kimmy: All right!
      Stephanie: But your shoes are leaving.
      (she throws the shoes outside, but they accidentally hit some of the dogs)

    • Joey: Yeah, I really need to think about getting my own place. After all, I'm a grown man. Plus, I need a little extra shelf space for my toys.

    • Lou: (Offering payment for the house) Which check would you prefer? I have giants of American Industry and kittens in a cookie jar.

    • Michelle: I'm practicing "Down In the Valley."
      Stephanie: Well, could you please practice down in the basement? I have to study.
      Michelle: In case you're wondering why my name is on the wall, it's because it's my room too!

    • Danny: Michelle, if you were this upset about moving, why didn't you say something?
      Michelle: You were all going crazy. Everyone was talking about hot tubs and telephones in the bathroom. Nobody cared that we're not gonna be living together anymore.

    • Teddy: Come back, dogs!
      Denise: We should've gone with the dead vermin!

  • NOTES (5)