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5 Best Bob Saget Roles That Weren't Danny Tanner
By SHANIA RUSSELL
HIMYM
If you don't remember catching a glimpse of Bob Saget during the nine-season run of "How I Met Your Mother," that's because he never appeared on screen. Saget instead served as the series narrator, opening each episode with an intro or words of wisdom from an older Ted Mosby (Josh Radnor), the lead character of the show.
Roast of Bob Saget
"The Comedy Central Roast of Bob Saget" sees Saget's fellow performers taking on his career with foul mouths and very family-unfriendly jokes. At the end, Saget steps forward for a rebuttal, which will really give you a sense of his comedic stylings, even though he's not exactly playing a role in this program.
Stand-up Specials
Saget's 2013 special "Bob Saget: That's What I'm Talkin' About" and his 2017 special "Zero To Sixty" are two perfect examples of his not-so-family-friendly comedy. If you're a fan of his family-friendly TV persona, his raunchy solo act will definitely surprise you, including comedy songs like "Butt Plug Made Of Leather."
Entourage
Saget only made four guest appearances throughout the 96-episode run of this HBO comedy-drama, but they were oh-so glorious. The series follows young movie star Vincent Chase (Adrian Grenier) navigating the pitfalls of stardom, and Saget essentially plays a violent and crazy version of himself who becomes Vince's next-door neighbor.
Benjamin
This 2018 dark comedy isn't just one of Saget's final on-screen performances; it also marks his final directorial effort. Though it's a family drama through and through, "Benjamin" also lands on the raunchier side of comedy — in a way, it's a perfect mix of the two sides of Saget's career.