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Netflix viewers will be able to watch the tribute to Bob Saget’s family and close friends, including famous comedians, in his memory at the famed Comedy Store shortly after his death.
One of Saget’s best friends, Mike Binder, revealed that the tribute, which has been described as a night filled with laughter and memories of Saget, is heading to the streamer the first week of June.
“We filmed it and I showed it to Netflix and said, ‘Look at this. 15 minutes… The comedy director said, “That’s remarkable,” and they bought it as a special. It airs the first week of June,” Binder said on Dystopia Tonight! with John Poveromo podcast.
It will first air live at the “Netflix is a Joke” comedy festival, Binder said.
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“It’s just an amazing music special,” Saget’s friend added.
Saget’s intimate send-off to the iconic comedy club came just weeks after the comedian’s sudden death on January 9.
The ‘Full House’ star’s wife, Kelly Rizoand his daughters were joined by a host of his famous friends, including John Stamos, Jeff Ross, John Mayer, Jim Carrey and Chris Rock, for a “relatively structured” evening, Stamos publicist Matt Polk confirmed to Fox. News Digital over time.
Saget, a comedy giant also known for his longtime TV roles as “Full House” patriarch Danny Tanner and former host of “America’s Funniest Home Videos,” was found deceased in a Ritz- Carlton Orlando on January 9 after gracing the stage in front of a sold–the crowd in Jacksonville, Florida the previous night.
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Saget’s career celebration took place at the very spot where his career blossomed. The farewell concert was hosted by Ross, Stamos and Maye and produced by Saget’s longtime pal Binder.
The evening included performances by Carrey, Rock, Mayer, Darren Criss, Jackson Browne, Michael Keaton, Jon Lovitz, Seth Green, Mike Young, Paul Rodriguez and Byron Allen, who “brought diverse unified voices in the love of a amazing man who inspired them all,” Polk said.
Stamos and Mayer formed an impromptu house band alongside other comics. The sold-out farewell concert benefited the Scleroderma Research Foundation, a cause dear to Saget. His sister Gay died of the disease.
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“Everyone in the room knew that she and Bob were finally together, watching the festivities from the boxes high above them. The evening ended with a raucous audience led by Bob’s wife, Kelly Saget, and daughters Aubrey and Lara’s ode, in homage to Bob’s salty sense of humor, was ‘My dog licked my balls,'” Polk said.
“It’s just an amazing special of the music. Everybody get up and sing ‘A Dog Licked My Balls,'” Binder teased.
Netflix representatives did not immediately return Fox News Digital’s request for comment.