Lori Loughlin's "Full House" character took part in a school scam

Danny Woods
March 15, 2019

Social media users have been posting Aunt Becky memes and jokes on Twitter since news of an indictment brought against her and her husband came out.

"Operation Varsity Blues" provided prime fodder for late-night monologues on Tuesday, with Seth Meyers, Stephen Colbert et al cracking wise on the nationwide scheme involving 33 parents total - including actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin - who allegedly paid hefty bribes to get their kids into elite colleges.

Actress Felicity Huffman, most known for her role in Desperate Housewives, is also among the names of those who have been indicted for these crimes.

As Hallmark Channel plots a future without the star of its wholesome When Calls the Heart drama and Garage Sale Mystery TV-movie series, sources tell TVLine that there are now no plans for the embattled Loughlin to reprise her role as Aunt Becky during Fuller House's fifth and final season, which has yet to start production and will premiere on Netflix this fall.

Perhaps the very best joke on the internet is one that provides mock commentary in a court setting.

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On the show, DJ has a bad dream about taking the SAT and Uncle Jesse not only takes a peek at the test answers, he also tries to sneak a cellphone into the testing room so DJ could cheat. "Loughlin was part of a notorious scheme where they made a pair of twins pretend to be one person", he quipped about how Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen both played Michelle Tanner on Full House as children.

The tie between the two stories gets even eerier as Jesse stresses the importance of the twins education and how it doesn't matter if he and Becky break the rules to get their children a good education. "At some point, people are going to figure out that your kid is stupid", he joked. It's unknown, of course, if Loughlin will end up serving any time behind bars for her alleged involvement in Operation Varsity Blues.

Coincidentally, Jimmy Kimmel's guest on Tuesday was none other than Loughlin's Fuller House costar Bob Saget, who was on to promote new ABC clip show Videos After Dark.

This was not the only time "Full House" addressed cheating and school admission.

It seemed most of the material oriented around Loughlin and the fact that she played the warm, lovable Aunt Becky.

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