The 1993 episode, titled "Be True to Your Pre-School", had a happy ending - neither parent went to jail or faced media scrutiny for just "doing what's best" for their kids. Jesse lies about the twins' academic abilities to try to get them in.
"I know you want what's best for them, but you know what?"
The difference between real life and the family friendly sitcom is that at the end of the 30-minute episode, Jesse and Becky learned their lesson and came clean about lying on the application.
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The FBI reportedly recorded phone calls in which Loughlin discussed the scheme with a cooperating witness and Desperate Housewives star Felicity Huffman. Unfortunately, Nicky and Alex aren't quite up to snuff - they're still learning their "block" versus "choo choo" basics - so Uncle Jesse "embellishes" their application to "give the boys a little edge", as Joey (Dave Coulier) suggests. She is accused of paying an organization $15,000 to help her daughter cheat on her SATs, according to The Cut.
Journalist Ernest Owens brought up Abigail Fischer, the woman who sued claiming affirmative action prevented her from getting into the University of Texas, Austin, and added: "Live footage of when Abigail Fisher finds out it wasn't qualified Black people via affirmative action who took her spot - but wealthy white people like Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin who used cronyism, capitalism, and nepotism instead".
"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.
"Okay but remember when aunt becky and uncle jesse lied to get nicky and alex into that fancy preschool??? history repeats itself [shake my head]", someone else wrote.
"I'm so disappointed in you, Aunt Becky".