Fuller House Creator Jeff Franklin Fired After Allegations of Misconduct

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Netflix may have renewed Fuller House for Season 4, but the new season will enter production without the creative input of the series creator. 

According to Variety, Jeff Franklin will not return to the series as showrunner.

Jeff Franklin, Fuller House creator

Per the report, Warner Bros. TV decided against renewing its deal with the Franklin, who has served as showrunner since the show's inception back in 2016. 

“We are not renewing Jeff Franklin’s production deal, and he will no longer be working on ‘Fuller House,'” the firm confirmed in a statement to Variety. 

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Netflix has confirmed the show will still go back into production, saying: "‘Fuller House’ will return for a fourth season, as planned. We hope to go into production in the next few months.”

Candace Cameron Bure, Jodie Sweetin and Andrea Barber

Franklin has not been accused of inappropriate sexual conduct by any members of the team, but workers on the show have opened up about Franklin making sexual comments about his own personal life in the writer's room. 

In addition to that, he allegedly brought one women he was in a relationship with to the show. As if that was not unprofessional enough, he even offered to get the women roles on the show. 

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The issue was brought to Warner Bros. TV by writers and staffers who work on the show, and the firm conducted a full investigation before deciding it was best Jeff was relieved of his duties on the series. 

Fuller House Trio

Fuller House launched back in 2016 as a sequel series to the wildly successful ABC series, Full House, which aired from 1987 to 1995. 

While it's failed to garner the acclaim the original series had, it has been a success for Netflix. 

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