John Stamos now hawks Greek yogurt
August 17th, 2011
03:46 PM ET

John Stamos now hawks Greek yogurt

John Stamos has joined the likes of Jamie Lee Curtis in the yogurt endorsement game, reports Food Beast.

The actor appears in commercials for a Dannon product, Oikos Greek yogurt. Jesse Katsopolis would be proud....as is Stamos.

“I am a proud Greek and a proud yogurt eater. And when the call from Dannon came in, and after I tasted Dannon Oikos, I couldn't say no,” the actor said of his new gig.

The TV spot compares Dannon Oikos to French champagne and Swiss chocolate, and sees Stamos bringing the yogurt to a swanky party.


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  4. Lynn1234

    Now, see, if they'd chosen him, I'd a' watched 2 1/2 Men again...with that doofus they chose? Count me out...

    August 19, 2011 at 3:13 pm | Report abuse |
  5. tim

    another one jumps the shark,fonz still jumpim it,where are these peoples agents, they should be sued for air pollution.

    August 19, 2011 at 11:22 am | Report abuse |
  6. chana

    he has always been good looking, although he looks too skinny now. ill taste his yogurt any day lol.

    August 19, 2011 at 3:55 am | Report abuse |
  7. GG

    If I were given the money Stamos gets for the endorsement, I might be tempted to call Oikos Greek. I've tasted it just once and it does not approach the "real thing". I too am a proud Greek-American & I visit Greece every year where I enjoy authentic sheep-milk yawourti.

    August 18, 2011 at 4:36 pm | Report abuse |
  8. eve

    MMMMMMmmmmm....Stamos bent over, assCheeks spread, brown-eye puckered and out pops the head of a baby turdle. Awww...how cute. I wanna see a live birth.

    August 18, 2011 at 2:33 pm | Report abuse |
  9. lovejohn

    I would eat anything he brings to my party!!

    August 18, 2011 at 2:19 pm | Report abuse |
  10. duke

    does anyone remember when uncle jesse referred to a character on dukes of hazzard? i can't help but think of him whenever that reference is used, it's an age thing.

    August 18, 2011 at 1:46 pm | Report abuse |
  11. tracie

    I like throat yogurt, mmmm.

    August 18, 2011 at 1:14 pm | Report abuse |
  12. erich2112x

    And when yogurt sales plummet he'll be looking for another gig, And on and on. We know how it works with this hustler.

    August 18, 2011 at 12:52 pm | Report abuse |
  13. Tamore 2014

    Uncle Jesse entered Charleen and Daisy into a beauty pageant even some of the guys entered Floyds' son played the sax,Boss Hogg at all the bar-b-que,0tis got drunk ,but Luke won the whole thing because he had the best hair and the tightest jeans.Instead of selling yogurt the sisters sold elixir.

    August 18, 2011 at 11:04 am | Report abuse |
  14. Penis Wrangler

    He reminds me of Max Headroom.

    August 18, 2011 at 10:34 am | Report abuse |
  15. Chae

    Oh that uncle Jesse. I thought the other uncle Jesse cooked up some special yogurt and needed them Duke boys to haul it to the county line.

    August 18, 2011 at 10:30 am | Report abuse |
  16. big Al

    Children children children actors are real people just like you and me. They just have skills or gifts that most people don't have. So get over yourself. Got it!

    August 18, 2011 at 10:25 am | Report abuse |
  17. BeerBrewerDan

    Dang. I thought they were talking about Denver Pyle.

    August 18, 2011 at 9:42 am | Report abuse |
  18. Chang

    Put the cold yogurt down and eat a hamburger. Dude looks like a stick figure and his head is HUGE. And whats he smiling about? He must've seen another monitor of himself looking at himself,...himself.

    August 18, 2011 at 9:27 am | Report abuse |
  19. MDK in Crete

    How truly Greek are John and the yoghourt? It is pronounced ee-kos, not oy-kos.

    August 18, 2011 at 8:07 am | Report abuse |
  20. hungry howies

    What will the band think about all this? Tannerrrrrrrr!

    August 18, 2011 at 8:02 am | Report abuse |
  21. Pete

    From Wikipedia:
    "An oikos (ancient Greek: οἶκος, plural: οἶκοι, English prefix: Eco for Ecology and Economics) is the ancient Greek equivalent of a household, house, or family."

    Why'd they call the yogurt "household/house/family"?

    August 18, 2011 at 7:56 am | Report abuse |
  22. Thirsty Turtle

    Other related news found that 52 people, including the CNN Contributor, could not mention the name of the show that Stamos was on in the 1990's. A forgotten actor hawking yogurt that is gonna be forgotten, it's gonna taste like sour cream before it's taken off the market. :P

    August 18, 2011 at 7:49 am | Report abuse |
  23. John

    Wow!

    August 18, 2011 at 7:31 am | Report abuse |
  24. cookie monster

    Uncle jessie wasn't chaseing ernest t bass that was rosco p coletrain who chasing him for throwing bricks thru windows remember!

    August 18, 2011 at 7:09 am | Report abuse |
  25. MMMM...John Stamos

    I'd eat him up in a second. He probably makes pretty good yogurt himself.

    August 18, 2011 at 6:34 am | Report abuse |
  26. Antonia

    @Charlie Crack apology accepted,you didn't do anything wrong.Bye the way Uncle Jesse never did catch Ernest T.Bass did he.

    August 18, 2011 at 5:48 am | Report abuse |
  27. Get Sirius

    I'd rather eat my dog's feces

    August 18, 2011 at 5:45 am | Report abuse |
  28. Luke Duke

    In related news, Dave Coulier had a bowel movement.

    August 18, 2011 at 5:31 am | Report abuse |
  29. Tim

    It is pretty good yogurt.

    August 18, 2011 at 4:40 am | Report abuse |
  30. cookie

    That is so werid

    August 18, 2011 at 4:00 am | Report abuse |
  31. Justin

    If Stamos was promoting Oikos brand Greek Yogurt before Dannon bought it, I might have thought his support for the brand was cool. Dannon and Yoplait (along with many other brands) add too much sugar and other preservative ingredients that really throw the flavor of the yogurt off. My wife and I have tried pretty much everything we can find in the grocery store, and we can only find one that actually sticks its label and offers ingredients without too much added "crap." Chobani is the brand Stamos should be promoting, at least they sell yogurt that both tastes good and is good for you.

    August 18, 2011 at 3:05 am | Report abuse |
  32. Eric of Reseda

    Love Stamos. But wow, that was a really poorly directed commercial. Wooden lines and line readings, poor choices...John, at least insist on a quality director...

    August 18, 2011 at 2:49 am | Report abuse |
  33. HereOn Earth

    He is super HOTTTTTTT!

    August 18, 2011 at 2:02 am | Report abuse |
  34. jesses grl

    "two yogurts, one jess"!!

    August 18, 2011 at 12:59 am | Report abuse |
  35. OMG

    c crack get over yourself already. u keep bringing up the troll. nobody cares

    August 18, 2011 at 12:40 am | Report abuse |
  36. Mjh

    Lets get the kids in bed so we can have a adult conversation

    August 17, 2011 at 11:49 pm | Report abuse |
  37. Saxxon

    Oikos yogurt is some nasty stuff...Chobani is way better.

    August 17, 2011 at 11:16 pm | Report abuse |
  38. BobFlimFlamDoubleDutchBus

    Who is the hooskow?

    August 17, 2011 at 10:29 pm | Report abuse |
  39. Maurice

    No he didn't better with age.

    August 17, 2011 at 10:29 pm | Report abuse |
  40. BobFlimFlamDoubleDutchBus

    Did Uncle Jessie catch the Criss of the Cross and then whack the donkey!

    August 17, 2011 at 10:28 pm | Report abuse |
  41. Antonia

    Uncle Jesse was also Mr. Darling Charlene and the boys daddy on The Andy Griffet Show.

    August 17, 2011 at 10:24 pm | Report abuse |
  42. BobFlimFlamDoubleDutchBus

    What about whacking the moneys uncle?

    August 17, 2011 at 10:22 pm | Report abuse |
  43. BobFlimFlamDoubleDutchBus

    Does it barf up smoothly?

    August 17, 2011 at 10:21 pm | Report abuse |
  44. BobFlimFlamDoubleDutchBus

    Me thinks Uncle Jessie plunks a Monkeys Runckle!

    August 17, 2011 at 10:20 pm | Report abuse |
  45. chuck

    Uncle Jesse's yogurt lol

    August 17, 2011 at 10:07 pm | Report abuse |
  46. PuzzledInPeoria

    Sorry, but there will only be one Uncle Jesse: Denver Pyle of the Dukes of Hazzard.

    August 17, 2011 at 10:06 pm | Report abuse |
    • Kyle H. Davis

      No kidding. I seriously opened this article up thinking, "I thought Uncle Jesse died years ago"... :)

      August 17, 2011 at 11:45 pm | Report abuse |
  47. AGuest9

    Uncle Jesse? This has nothing to do with the Dukes of Hazzard (and Denver Pyle's been dead for a long time.)

    August 17, 2011 at 9:18 pm | Report abuse |
  48. Antonia

    Okay i'm going to talk like a man,he was hot about twenty years ago.

    August 17, 2011 at 9:18 pm | Report abuse |
    • charlie crack

      @antonia- just wanted to apologize for the drama my troll caused today...i'm not like that...i'm a nice person....sorry if it seemed I was being hateful (wasn't me posting)....not my style...I truly apologize.....be safe, be good........

      August 17, 2011 at 11:29 pm | Report abuse |
  49. Deanna

    He's still hot!

    August 17, 2011 at 8:59 pm | Report abuse |
  50. Pat Twist

    The only Uncle Jeaae is the one from Hazzard County. This guy's a joke. "Uncle Jesse" my @$$.

    August 17, 2011 at 8:39 pm | Report abuse |
  51. Winston846

    When I saw the link to this on the main CNN page, "Uncle Jesse's hawking yogurt", I thought they were talking about the guy from the Dukes of Hazzard.

    August 17, 2011 at 8:36 pm | Report abuse |
    • Dawnarie

      So did I, till I remembered he was dead!

      August 17, 2011 at 8:56 pm | Report abuse |
    • Tina

      Omg I thought I was the only one! Hahaha

      August 17, 2011 at 9:04 pm | Report abuse |
    • Kristen

      Wow... That was my first thought, too! I'm guessing all of us who thought that are in our late 30s or older (barring the kids these days watching "retro" TV!)

      August 17, 2011 at 11:37 pm | Report abuse |
    • soggynode

      Oops... wrong uncle Jessie. I feel old.

      August 17, 2011 at 11:48 pm | Report abuse |
    • Mr. Bones

      My mind leapt to Denver Pyle as well. "Dear God, the man crawled through the earth to snag an endorsement deal!"

      August 18, 2011 at 7:55 am | Report abuse |
    • Joe

      Yep, Denver Pyle was my first thought as well.

      August 18, 2011 at 8:20 am | Report abuse |
    • Poppy1st

      Hilarious. That thought is the only reason I opened the article. If I had known it was John Stamos I could have saved a minute of my life.

      August 18, 2011 at 12:33 pm | Report abuse |
    • JE

      Jesse Duke is still THE Uncle Jesse... So glad I'm not the only one who was confused, then wondering why the heck I clicked on the article... (and I'm early 30's, too!)

      August 18, 2011 at 1:46 pm | Report abuse |
    • twobyfour

      The Uncle Jesse in overalls is the only Uncle Jesse I will ever want to know.

      August 18, 2011 at 3:49 pm | Report abuse |
    • sosofresh

      I thought the same thing. Then I thought, "how is he not dead?" And also, "he doesn't seem like the 'yogurt' type." Then I clicked on the link and was dissapointed. Have mercy.

      August 18, 2011 at 4:24 pm | Report abuse |
  52. Booby Trap

    Just the the thought of another person who acted with the Olsen sisters hawking health food makes me want to call Dominoes

    August 17, 2011 at 7:32 pm | Report abuse |
  53. Lara

    He is simply gorgeous.

    August 17, 2011 at 7:01 pm | Report abuse |
  54. Doreen

    He looks good in the commercial, but in the picture he looks way too skinny.

    August 17, 2011 at 6:54 pm | Report abuse |
  55. Aja

    I have a feeling the comments on this site are from immature 12 yr olds based on the language being used. Perhaps they should go back to school to learn English and how to express themselves properly. Better yet, learn to be better people all together. Now let the bashing begin.........you people get off on bashing others, it makes you feel more important. Have a nice day!

    August 17, 2011 at 6:53 pm | Report abuse |
  56. alecia

    @tyler I have to agree with you. there are no other words. sigh :)

    August 17, 2011 at 5:57 pm | Report abuse |
  57. inmate

    I saw that commercial when I earned tv time. The other inmates like him.

    August 17, 2011 at 5:25 pm | Report abuse |
  58. tyler

    He seriously is beautiful.

    August 17, 2011 at 4:22 pm | Report abuse |
  59. Who gives a damn

    If you hadn't dropped that hot ex wife of yours you wouldn't be selling cold yogurt.

    August 17, 2011 at 3:57 pm | Report abuse |
  60. Stinky McMillan

    I want to spew my yogurt all in his mouth.

    August 18, 2011 at 9:17 am | Report abuse |

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