That long-awaited, long-rumored, long-expected, long-discussed "Full House" spinoff you've heard tell of? It is on: Former "House" star John Stamos confirmed on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Monday night. But that would not be the big news here:

He said the Olsen twins, now 28, will join the series, too. 

Or, to rephrase, he hinted they would. 

Mary-Kate and Ashley? Those with the sad eyes, big careers (fashion designers), and an inconceivable need to revive long ago roles that made them household names -- except perhaps to sell their fashion lines? But money is money and money talks, and Netflix has plenty of talking money, so I guess we'll see if this actually happens. In any event, Stamos Monday indicated that this Netflix "Full House" would indeed have a full house.  

On that note, Netflix has also said there will be a new name: "Fuller House." Stamos will guest (he was Uncle Jesse) and other key cast members -- Candace Cameron-Bure, Jodie Sweetin, Andrea Barber -- will definitely join. As to those even more key cast members -- Bob Saget, the Olsens, Dave Coulier, Lori Loughlin -- they are officially still "in discussion" with Netflix.

"Full House" fans know, the Jeff Franklin-created ABC sitcom has been in revival talks -- it seems -- almost since leaving the air in '95 after an eight-season run. Netflix finally bit, and that raises a question -- why? Networks and streaming services seek their own identifiable brand, and Netflix has certainly done that with series like "House of Cards" and more recently "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt." 

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Why this back to the future series, so representative of another decade and indeed another century? What "new" can Netflix possibly bring? 

And will this revival -- arrival date in 2016 -- begin the usual ruminations about other revivals or reunions? ("Friends" is the usual suspect here, but that discussion is a non-starter).

But we digress. Check out Stamos's big news above.