Saget died unexpectedly final week whereas staying in a lodge room in Orlando, Fla. Days after his associates, household and “Full Home” co-stars laid him to relaxation, his different common TV present remembered his contribution to the world of comedy with a short montage.
Present host, Alfonso Ribeiro, took a somber second within the broadcast to honor his predecessor and mourne what his loss means to comedy and “AFV” followers.
“As you’ve heard, the world misplaced a legend final week and ‘AFV’ lot a member of the family,” he started. “Bob Saget is synonymous with ‘AFV’ to at the present time and this present wouldn’t be the identical with out his distinctive humorousness. It’s been my honor to proceed carrying the torch that Bob so brightly lit.”
With that, Ribeiro launched a minute-long clip of “Bob being Bob” all through his years internet hosting the present from 1990 to 1997. The clips included Saget bursting by a window, driving a tiny automotive onto the “AFV” stage and briefly interacting with a small monkey on his shoulder. The clip additionally included an interview Saget did with fellow former host Tom Bergeron.
“By now, just about the world has heard of Bob Saget’s passing Sunday morning,” the tribute’s description on YouTube reads. “Bob was the spine of a TV present that has gone onto entertain not solely America, however the world. Bob made us smile, he made us snigger out loud and, usually instances, he would make us giggle. A comedy legend. A form soul. Our pricey pal. We’ll miss you, Bob.”
This isn’t the primary time that Ribeiro supplied a tribute to Bob Saget. Shortly after information of his loss of life, he joined the myriad of celebrities taking to social media to share a photograph of himself, Bergeron and Saget to mourn the loss.
“I’m deeply saddened by the passing of my pal and fellow @afvofficial host @bobsaget right now,” he wrote. “I had the pleasure of assembly him within the early 90s when the present began. He was superb. There’s no AFV with out Bob. RIP Bob. We’ll all miss you.”
Talking to Leisure Tonight final week, Bergeron additionally spoke in regards to the enduring legacy of Bob Saget and what he meant for the TV present.
“There was an anniversary particular and Alfonso and Bob and I confirmed up and I do not assume Bob and Alfonso knew one another rather well however the three of us, you’d have thought we had been brothers from one other mom,” he defined. “It was only a fantastic, fantastic time, the three of us kind of have this distinctive historical past together with only a few others who posted who’ve hosted that present and it was simply nice to hang around and share tales.”