Bob Saget: Life, Career, and Death – Facts

Ashley | 02 - 15 - 2022
Bob Saget

Still sad? These Bob Saget facts will definitely lift your mood! Find interesting facts about Bob Saget from birth till death with this interesting quiz. 

Tragic Details About Bob Saget

Bob Saget, 65 died on January 9, 2022, after suffering from head trauma in his sleep. The autopsy reports claimed that Saget must have banged his head accidentally and went to bed without getting himself checked, they also said that there was no foul play or alcohol/drugs involved. 

Saget was staying in a hotel for his Florida comedy tour. His family requested the hotel staff to look at him after he didn’t call them before going to bed that night. The staff found Saget lying limp in his room and alerted the police and hospital immediately. Saget was later pronounced dead with no foul play. 

Did Bob Saget Do America’s Funniest Home Videos?
  • A. Yes
  • B. No

Untold Truth of Bob Saget

Most of us know Robert Saget as Danny Tanner from Full House, Ted Mosby’s narrator version in How I Met Your Mother, the host of America’s Funniest Videos, or a famous stand-up comedian. Do you know that he wanted to go to med school before pursuing comedy as a career? Saget’s high school teacher suggested he pursue comedy full time after seeing his write-ups and short videos. He always wanted to be left alone 30 minutes before any show; that was his little takeaway from Broadway. On TV, Saget worked 80 hours a week and felt good about it. Bob Saget’s America’s Funniest Home Videos was aired as a tribute; he was the first host of the successful show.

Things You Didn’t Know About Bob Saget

Here are a few interesting things about Bob Saget we bet you never knew:

  • Saget has his big break in CBS’ Morning Show
  • He landed on the ABC Full House after CBS fired him
  • ABC had shot the pilot with John Posey before recasting Saget
  • Robert Saget has 3 children in reality and all are girls too
  • He always made R-rated jokes. Saget’s very first joke at the age of 17 was “I have the brain of a German Shepherd and the body of a 16-year old boy. They are in my car. Do you want to see them?” 
  • Saget thought he would never find love following his divorce from Sherri Karmer until Kelly Rizzo made an entry. He said that he was happy his daughter approved Rizzo
  • Saget wrote a book called Dirty Daddy after being inspired by his dead mother. He also started a foundation called For Hope after his sister died due to a brain aneurysm from scleroderma, a deadly skin condition.
  • Saget was still friends with his Full House crew and met them occasionally. In an interview, he said that he never tasted the yogurt John Stamos advertised throughout his life.

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