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About ROSEANNE & Episode Guides

About ROSEANNE & Episode Guides

Roseanne Aired From October 18, 1988 - May 20, 1997 On ABC

About The Show:
Comedian Roseanne stars as Roseanne Conner, a blue-collar working mom with a brash, irreverent point of view about life. She uses her sense of humor to cope with a tumultuous household, composed of husband Dan and their three kids: Becky, Darlene and son D.J. Roseanne often wonders how she's going to pay the bills at the end of the month with her salary from the plastics factory and Dan's erratic work as an independent contractor, but her sister, Jackie, and faithful friend, Crystal, are always there to lend moral support.

Main Cast:


Character Name

RoseanneRoseanne Conner
John GoodmanDan Conner
Michael FishmanD.J. Conner
Sara GilbertDarlene Conner
Alicia GoransonBecky Conner
Laurie MetcalfJackie Harris
Johnny GaleckiDavid Healy
Sarah ChalkeBecky Conner-Healy

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Season 1

Episode 1. Life And Stuff
Darlene's barking in class forces Roseanne to attend a conference with Darlene's teacher

Episode 2. We're In The Money
Each family member hopes for something special when Dan gets a bonus, but all the money ends up going to bills. Dan and Roseanne get mad at Darlene for lying despite both asking her to help them in a lie.

Episode 3. D-I-V-O-R-C-E
After running into an old friend who has recently divorced, Dan starts to wonder if Roseanne will eventually resent him because she isn't following her dreams. Becky is forced to cover for Darlene as a babysitter.

Episode 4. Language Lessons
Dan and Roseanne take a test to see how they communicate using body language. But the results cause problems when it is revealed that Dan thinks Jackie is a problem in their relationship. D.J. accidentally ruins Darlene's extra credit project for her history class.

Episode 5. Radio Days
Roseanne encourages Dan to enter a country music songwriting contest. Tensions mount between Jackie and Booker, while tensions boil over between Becky and Darlene.

Episode 6. Lovers Lanes
Roseanne convinces her coworkers to go bowling and uses the chance to see Becky with her first boyfriend. Jackie and Booker make a bet that could result in Jackie spending the night with Booker.

Episode 7. The Memory Game
Dan and Roseanne are invited to their fifteenth high school reunion. While Dan takes some photographs for the event, a secret he has kept from Roseanne since high school is revealed.

Episode 8. Here's To Good Friends
Roseanne and Jackie help Crystal cope with being dumped by taking her out on the town. Unfortunately, Booker shows up with another woman after having told Jackie he was visiting with his mother.

Episode 9. Dan's Birthday Bash
Roseanne's plans for a quiet birthday party for Dan at the Lobo Lounge turn sour when Dan gets in a bar fight. Becky prepares nervously for her first dinner with Chip's parents.

Episode 10. Saturday
Tired of watching Dan work on his truck every Saturday, Roseanne bets him that if he repairs the truck once and for all she will shovel the snow for the rest of her life. If he loses, he has to clean the oven for the rest of his life

Episode 11. Canoga Time
Roseanne has a garage sale, but Dan has trouble parting with the junk she wants to sell. Darlene gets caught after forging a passing grade on her report card.

Episode 12. The Monday Thru Friday Show
Having never had a real honeymoon, Dan and Roseanne start to plan for one. Darlene is overwhelmed by her newspaper route.

Episode 13. Bridge Over Troubled Sonny
Crystal is obsessed with her late unfaithful husband; Darlene starts smoking

Episode 14. Father's Day
Dan dreads the arrival of his salesman father for a visit, especially when he starts to think he is turning into his father.

Episode 15. Nightmare on Oak Street
Darlene claims she is having trouble sleeping because of a horror film she saw with Dan, but Roseanne soon finds out Darlene is stressed out by getting her first period.

Episode 16. Mall Story
Roseanne drags her reluctant family with her shopping at the Lanford mall.

Episode 17. Becky's Choice
Becky finds herself in a dilemma when Roseanne invites Chip and his parents over for dinner while Becky is trying to meet with her other boyfriend.

Episode 18. Slice of Life
After weeks upset with Darlene, Roseanne and Dan are faced with guilt when Darlene is hospitalized for an emergency appendectomy.

Episode 19. Workin' Overtime
Roseanne is forced to work overtime at the factory, so Dan takes charge of the house. Upon returning to the chaos at home, Roseanne decides to hide in a local diner.

Episode 20. Toto, We're Not in Kansas Anymore
The Conners begin to worry when Jackie hasn't returned from the market just as a tornado is about to hit Lanford.

Episode 21. Death and Stuff
Roseanne invites a salesman into the house on a busy weekend, only to have him die in her kitchen.

Episode 22. Dear Mom and Dad
A surprise visit by Roseanne's parents, who announce they are moving to Lanford, prompts Roseanne to finally stand up for herself.

Episode 23. Let's Call It Quits
Roseanne agrees to show a new supervisor respect if he doesn't make unreasonable demands on the employees. But then the old Roseanne resurfaces when he breaks the deal.

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Season 2

Episode 1. Inherit the Wind
Roseanne gets a job as a phone solicitor. Roseanne tries to comfort Becky after she passes gas in front of the student council by telling her daughter one of her own embarrassing moments.

Episode 2. The Little Sister
Sibling rivalry comes to the forefront when Roseanne fails to support Jackie as a police officer.

Episode 3. Guilt by Disassociation
Roseanne is excited by her new job, until she is fired on her first day. Things get worse when she returns home to finds a party congratulating her.

Episode 4. Somebody Stole My Gal
A lonely architect tries to buy Dan and Roseanne's friendship after they invite him to dinner.

Episode 5. Sweet Dreams
Roseanne's attempts at a quiet night soaking in the bathtub are ruined by her families' constant interruptions.

Episode 6. House of Grown-Ups
Jackie's departure for the police academy leaves Roseanne lonely. Becky goes out on a date with a guy who is seventeen.

Episode 7. Five of a Kind
Dan's friend Arnie plants a kiss on Roseanne that could have lasting consequences.

Episode 8. BOO!
Dan and Roseanne try to outdo each other with their Halloween antics. Soon the whole family is trying to create the scariest costume and the ultimate prank.

Episode 9. Sweet Dreams
Roseanne has a Broadway-style fantasy after seeking a peaceful moment in the bathtub. Guest stars Bert Parks.

Episode 10. We Gather Together
During a typical Conner Thanksgiving feast, Jackie and her mother get into an argument while the rest of the family members complain about each others' behavior.

Episode 11. Brain-Dead Poets' Society
Darlene's poem wins a school prize and her teacher tries to force her to recite it in front of the school.

Episode 12. Lobocop
Dan and Roseanne turn to their friends for advice when Roseanne's new job at the Lobo Lounge seems to be pulling them apart.

Episode 13. No Talking
Becky takes a vow of silence in protest of her parents' rules. So Roseanne considers sneaking a peak at Becky's diary to find out what her daughter is angry about.

Episode 14.  Chicken Hearts
Roseanne doesn't respect her new boss at Chicken Divine since he's just a teenager. But she tries to get on his good side by inviting him for dinner.

Episode 15. One for the Road
Becky and her friend Dana decide to have fun by sampling drinks from the Conners' liquor cabinet.

Episode 16. An Officer and a Gentleman
The family is impressed by Jackie's domestic skills when Roseanne is called away.

Episode 17. Born to Be Wild
Dan and Roseanne decide to climb back on their motorcycle after a visit from an old biking buddy.

Episode 18. Hair
Roseanne gets a job at a beauty salon and finds herself doing the same chores she does at home.

Episode 19. I'm Hungry
Roseanne convinces Dan to join her in an exercise and weight loss program.

Episode 20. All of Me, Part I
Jackie thinks she's found an exciting new boyfriend, but Roseanne doesn't like the guy.

Episode 21. To Tell the Truth, Part II
Roseanne and Jackie make amends after Jackie gets engaged to her new boyfriend. But just as Roseanne gets involved in wedding planning, Jackie calls off the relationship.

Episode 22. Fender Bender
Roseanne gets in a car accident with her former employer. Dan calls on a lawyer friend to try to use the accident as a way to make money.

Episode 23. April Fool's Day
Dan and Roseanne educate their children on the ways of the IRS as they scramble to file before the deadline.

Episode 24. Fathers and Daughters
Dan and Roseanne try to build connections with their daughters, so Roseanne watches basketball with Darlene and Dan attempts shopping for clothes with Becky.

Episode 25. Happy Birthday
After being given an office by Dan for her birthday so she can write, Roseanne develops writers' block.

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Season 3

Episode 1. The Test
The family is on pins and needles when Roseanne thinks that she is pregnant again, each member voicing their unwanted opinion to her one by one. As the clock ticks away, waiting five minutes for the test result seems like an eternity. Meanwhile Becky is growing impatient, waiting for Dan to give her a driving lesson

Episode 2.  Friends and Relatives
Lending money to pal Arnie comes easily for Dan, but when he needs the money back sooner than Arnie can repay, he has trouble asking family for a loan. Jackie steps in and offers to help, but Dan refuses time after time.

Episode 3. Like, a Virgin
Roseanne decides it's time to give Becky "the talk" when she sees that Becky is getting more and more attention from the boys. Yet it is Darlene that is kissing, and having a boyfriend, to her mom's surprise.

Episode 4. Like, a New Job
Despite her misgivings, Roseanne takes on a second job working in a coffee shop, leaving Dan in charge of the house. Jackie has to hold her back from interfering, when things that Dan does are unconventional, in Roseanne's book.

Episode 5. Goodbye, Mr. Right
After Police Officer Jackie gets slightly injured, Gary says he's tired of always worrying about her and wants her to quit her job on the force. Meanwhile, Becky and Darlene find something disturbing under D.J.'s bed that makes them believe he's a complete psycho.

Episode 6. Becky, Beds and Boys
Becky dates a boy her parents don’t like. Roseanne and Dan shop for a new bed.

Episode 7. Trick or Treat
Roseanne shows up dressed as a bearded lumberjack to a Halloween Party at the Lobo Lounge and spends the night "in character" as well as in costume.

Episode 8. PMS, I Love You
Roseanne's PMS and Dan's birthday coincide on the same day. Dan would rather avoid it by going out fishing. Darlene tells Dan the lake is frozen but comes up with another excuse by saying that he is going bowling. His family insists on throwing a surprise party. So, he struggles through her hormones and mood changes, hoping to make it through to see another day.

Episode 9. Bird is the Word
Becky is suspended for allegedly making an obscene gesture in her class photo – which makes her suddenly popular at school – but Roseanne is the one called into the principal's office.

Episode 10. Dream Lover
Roseanne is awakened by a moaning and sighing Dan, and wakes him up to demand to know what he is dreaming about. Dan ill-advisedly tells Roseanne he's having dreams of a mysterious, and oddly homely, other woman.

Episode 11. Do You Know Where Your Parents Are?
Since the girls continually break curfew, Dan and Roseanne celebrate the anniversary of their first lovemaking by revisiting the restaurant/hotel – and staying out very, very late, hoping to teach the girls a lesson, with the help of Officer Jackie.

Episode 12. Confessions
Bev pays a surprise visit to Roseanne's, and she tricks Jackie into coming over for a share of the torture. Jackie arrives, expecting movies and chocolate, but is instead greeted by Bev's voice. As their visit drags on, they take a walk down memory lane, and Roseanne is crushed to hear that Bev thought that Jackie always had more potential than the ordinary Roseanne.

Episode 13. The Courtship of Eddie, Dan's Father
Dan's visiting father astonishes everyone by announcing his plans to marry Crystal.

Episode 14. The Wedding
Against Dan's wishes, Roseanne forges ahead with wedding preparations, with Crystal revealing she's pregnant with Ed's child.

Episode 15. Becky Doesn't Live Here Anymore
Becky is sick of Roseanne always butting into her life and runs away from home to live with Jackie. Jackie is against it at first - but once she realizes what a big help Becky is, she begins to be more comfortable with Becky there with her.

Episode 16. Home-Ec
Darlene is embarrassed when Roseanne gives Darlene's home economics class a supermarket lesson in real-life family budgeting; D.J. has to deal with a bully.

Episode 17. Valentine's Day
Roseanne is mad at Dan for forgetting Valentine's Day, so he winds up full-figure lingerie shopping; and Darlene's upset when a boy she likes asks out Becky instead.

Episode 18. Communicable Theater
Roseanne is torn between taking care of her flu-stricken husband, taking D.J. to get a badge for his scouts, and helping Jackie learn lines for her play.

Episode 19. Vegas Interruptus
Roseanne may lose her job if she and Dan go on their long-awaited trip to see Wayne Newton perform in Las Vegas. While Dan and Roseanne are gone, Becky and Darlene have a party and the boy that asked out Becky instead of Darlene apologizes. Darlene accepts his apology. Dan and Roseanne do not end up going to their trip to Las Vegas due to bad weather and Roseanne does get back to her job a few hours late. When Roseanne arrives at the luncheonette, Leon tells Roseanne that the only thing she has to do to get her job back is to ask him, she does and she gets her job back.

Episode 20. Her Boyfriend's Back
Frustrated because her parents can't afford the car she wants, Becky and her boyfriend Mark borrow Dan's treasured motorcyle against his orders which results in a "no talking war" between Dan and Becky. Dan realizes that they can't have this go on forever and has a talk with Becky.

Episode 21. Troubles with the Rubbles
The new wife next door, Kathy Bowman, looks down on Roseanne and complains that D.J. is a bad influence on her son Todd.

Episode 22. Second Time Around
Roseanne helps Crystal with her Lamaze classes; Dan's near-fatal accident at work makes D.J. follow him obsessively; Dan and Roseanne sit up all night doing their wills, and Jackie is offended that she doesn't get custody of the kids.

Episode 23. Dances with Darlene
Roseanne tries to convince Darlene to wear something feminine to a big school dance -- but she'd rather attract attention for her softball skills.

Episode 24. Scenes from a Barbecue
The Connors celebrate Mother's Day with a barbecue with Roseanne's feisty grandmother.

Episode 25. The Pied Piper of Lanford
Dan and Roseanne commit to opening a motorcycle shop with a free-spirited old friend who gets cold feet at the last minute.

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Season 4

Episode 1. A Bitter Pill to Swallow
Roseanne is stunned when Becky asks for advice about birth control.

Episode 2. Take My Bike ... Please!
Roseanne and Dan open up shop at Lanford Custom Cycle, but selling a bike proves an exhausting challenge, as does keeping the household fine-tuned with Becky in charge.

Episode 3. Why Jackie Becomes a Trucker
After a night out on the town drinking, Jackie awakens and is horrified to find that she has slept with Arnie. Dan invites Leon home for the weekly poker game; D.J. trades his comics for a dog, and Roseanne spends all of her time trying to give the dog back to a woman with endless excuse

Episode 4. Darlene Fades to Black
Darlene slips into a depressive state, leaving Roseanne and Dan wondering what is wrong, why she is wanting to wear only black, watch TV and be left alone. Dan gets a moped as a trade-in at the bike shop, and Becky has her sights set on having it. Dan and Roseanne have something different in mind

Episode 5. Tolerate Thy Neighbor
Roseanne's new neighbors the Bowmans are out of town, and Roseanne watches as a truck pulls up,and men start to load up some of their belongings. Roseanne, envious that they are "donating" their nice things, grabs a token for herself. Upon their return, the Bowmans are furious that they had been Roseanne watched and did nothing.

Episode 6. Trick Me Up, Trick Me Down
Roseanne is on pins & needles, convinced that Kathy Bowman will take revenge for the Halloween prank she played on her; Jackie flirts with a moose at the Lodge costume party only to discover that it's former boyfriend Booker.

Episode 7. Vegas (1)
Arnie decides to wed Nancy in Las Vegas, inviting Dan and Roseanne to stand up for them.

Episode 8. Vegas, Vegas (2)
When a tipsy Roseanne and Nancy show up at the night club that Wayne Newton is performing at, they unknowingly start to heckle him. When Dan tries to tell Roseanne that the REAL Wayne is on stage, she nearly gets them all thrown out with her sarcastic remarks. The following day, a hungover Roseanne is set to remarry Dan in a surprise given to them by newlyweds Nancy and Arnie.

Episode 9. Stressed to Kill
Becky gets into hot water for helping Darlene with a school assignment; trying to stop smoking cold-turkey has Roseanne frazzled, as does working two jobs.

Episode 10. Thanksgiving '91
Thanksgiving brings four generations together to cope with a surprise announcement from Bev.

Episode 11. Kansas City, Here We Come
Roseanne and Jackie go to Kansas City to visit their father's mistress; Dan intends to beat up Becky's obnoxious boss.

Episode 12. Santa Claus
Roseanne talks Leon into letting her play Santa Claus at the mall -- and hears something she wishes she hadn't from one of the kids' mothers, who turns out to be Darlene's new friend and confidante.

Episode 13. Bingo
It is Crystal's choice to choose where the gals' night out will be. Crystal chooses bingo and they all hate it. After Roseanne wins $50 playing bingo, she gets hooked on it. Becky and Darlene baby-sit Little Ed, but when Dan comes home its D.J. and Dan that end up taking care of the baby. Roseanne and Crystal get into a fight, but at the end they make up and Roseanne learn that Crystal is pregnant again.

Episode 14. The Bowling Show
When Dan and Arnie struggle to bring their bowling team out of last place, some unexpected competition arises. Meanwhile, Roseanne feels shut out of Jackie's new friendship with Nancy.

Episode 15. The Back Story
After Roseanne throws her back out, Bev arrives to help out -- and to spoil her grandchildren.

Episode 16. Less is More
When Roseanne throws her back out again, she decides to visit the doctor. Jackie and Roseanne tell the doctor the history, and as Jackie is flirting away, Roseanne is spinning with confusion at the doctor's suggestion. After Roseanne claims to have tried everthing, to no avail, the doctor recommends a breast reduction

Episode 17. Breakin' Up is Hard to Do
Roseanne and Dan breathe a sigh of relief when Becky breaks up with Mark.

Episode 18. This Old House
On a last visit to their childhood home, Roseanne and Jackie recall their adolescent years, causing Roseanne to reconsider a punishment for Darlene, who skipped school with David to attend a comic-book convention in Chicago.

Episode 19. The Commercial Show
The Conners are sitting pretty for a TV ad for Rodbell's Luncheonette, but at home things get ugly between D.J. and Todd. Leon and Steven break up, and the Bowmans move back to Chicago.

Episode 20. Therapy
Roseanne accompanies Jackie to her therapist after she chooses the ideal man for Jackie -- dull tax accountant Art; Darlene mouths off once too often about a female school bully.

Episode 21. Lies
Roseanne freaks out when she learns that Rodbell's employees must take a lie detector test to find out who has been stealing from the restaurant; Darlene bypasses Roseanne for advice about her beau.

Episode 22. Deliverance
A pregnant Crystal snaps at everyone in sight, then goes into labor with Dan coaching her in the delivery room; Roseanne and Bonnie feud over who should replace Leon as the new manager of the coffee shop; and Darlene delivers a message to David to quit crowding her.

Episode 23. Secrets
Mark turns to alcohol to solve his problems with Becky, and Dan lies to Roseanne about the boy's drunken, reckless evening at the Lobo Lounge to cover both their tracks.

Episode 24. Don't Make Me Over
The girls take Roseanne to the Beauty Box for Mother's Day in hopes of convincing her to let them attend a weekend rock concert.

Episode 25. Aliens
As the luncheonette closes and the bike shop folds, D.J.'s scholastic achievement is the only light on the Conners' dim horizon.

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Season 5

Episode 1. Terms of Estrangement (1)
Dan and Roseanne have some adjustments to make, when the Bike shop and the Diner both go out of business, leaving Roseanne the sole wage earner. Becky takes the news hard, it means that Mark will have to leave town. After weighing their options, they decide to leave Lanford, and elope.

Episode 2. Terms of Estrangement (2)
Roseanne and Dan prepare to say goodbye to Becky, when she and Mark come back to gather some belongings, and head out to start their married life together.

Episode 3. The Dark Ages
The power company cuts off the Conners' power. Dan and Roseanne must look at Darlene in a new light after David spends the night in her room.

Episode 4. Mommy Nearest
Roseanne and Jackie are stunned when their mother hands each of them a check for ten thousand dollars, to do with what they like. Bev then announces she is moving to Lanford, that causes a series of arguements. Jackie agonizes over dating Fisher, a perfect but much, much younger man

Episode 5. Pretty in Black
Roseanne mortifies Darlene with a sweet sixteen party, then sends her off to her friends while the adults enjoy the festivities, which include a game of Truth or Dare; the Tildens move in next door; Darlene dyes her hair black to make Roseanne mad, but is shocked when Roseanne reacts differently

Episode 6. Looking for Loans in All the Wrong Places
Denied a loan to open the restaurant, Roseanne must turn to her mother, who has a different solution to her money woes. Darlene catches D.J. peeping at neighbor Molly. she sets up a trap to teach him a lesson, and gets a lesson herself about the peeper

Episode 7. Halloween IV
Roseanne sends everyone to a party while she stays home -- and is visited by the ghosts of Halloween past, present, and future. To teach her a lesson about the Halloween spirit.

Episode 8. Ladies' Choice
Nancy takes Roseanne and Jackie by surprise with the announcement that she and Marla are lovers; Bev announces she is moving into a Lanford retirement center, which leaves Roseanne feeling over the hill.

Episode 9. Stand on Your Man
It is Grand Opening Day at the Lunch Box, the diner that Roseanne, Jackie, Nancy and Bev have started together. After a long opening day, Roseanne is closing up shop, when a crazed man scares her. Realizing that they need protection, the ladies enroll in a self defense course. Nancy fends off Arnie, who wants her back even more, now that he knows that she is a lesbian.

Episode 10. Good Girls, Bad Girls
When Darlene's favorite rock band Daisy Chainsaw is playing a concert in nearby Rockford, she begs Roseanne to let her go. The one who holds the tickets, is the least likely of choices to go with....Molly. After a lot of convincing, Roseanne reluctantly gives in, to Dan's displeasure. Darlene misses curfew when she is abandoned at the concert by Molly, who takes off with strange boys to party.

Episode 11. Of Ice and Men
D.J. takes up hockey and Jackie and Fisher deal with relationship issues that result in a break up - sort of.

Episode 12. No Place Like Home for The Holidays
A Christmas Eve snowstorm scatters the Conners. Roseanne and Jackie are trapped at the Luch Box with Bev and Nana Mary. Dan and DJ are left to cook dinner at home with Nancy and Marla. Meanwhile, Darlene is stuck at David's house following a fight. She soon learns the truth about David's home life when his mother shows up drunk and heaping abuse on him for no reason, bringing an embarrassed David to tears.

Episode 13. Crime and Punishment (1)
After receiving a phone call from the school, Dan is asked to come to speak with the principal, concerning DJ's offensive reading material, which turns out to be Darlene's comic. When it is uncovered that the reason for Jackie's mood swings is domestic violence, Dan sets off to deal with Fisher man to man and ends up being arrested.

Episode 14. War and Peace (2)
Dan returns home to rampant rumors about his behavior, all of Lanford has a different story about the way Dan ended up in jail. But no one's is right. Jackie has no idea what had happened until Crystal said that Dan got in a fight with Fisher. When Roseanne goes to take Jackie to gather her belongings to move out of Fisher's apartment, Jackie is unsure that she should leave him. After a talk from Roseanne, everyone sees things a lot clearer.

Episode 15. Lanford Daze
As a punishment for vandalizing the "Lunch Box", with dead cow chalk outlines on the sidewalk, Darlene is to serve the meat product at the county fair. When country music star Loretta Lynn shows up for a loose meat sandwich, Darlene refuses to serve her, until Roseanne steps in. Meanwhile, Dan takes a sales job at the fair.

Episode 16. Wait Till Your Father Gets Home
The death of their father takes a toll on all of the women in his life, from his mistress to his ex-wife and daughters. Roseanne decides to handle the arrangements until Jackie, who is having a melt-down, accuses her of driving their father away. After going through a sea of emotions, Roseanne steals away a last moment alone with her father, to let him know what an impact he had on her life.

Episode 17. First Cousin, Twice Removed
Roseanne's wealthy cousin Ronnie, whom she hasn't seen in 25 years pays a visit to Lanford, and makes ammends with her. During her visit, Darlene takes a liking to her "free" attitude towards life, and listens to her advice to leave home, and move to New York to pursue her dreams.

Episode 18. Lose a Job, Winnebago
When the Tildens announce that they are taking a road trip vacation in their Winnebago, Roseanne decides to join them. She also decides to convince them to go to California instead of what they had planned originally, so that she could attend a taping of The Price Is Right. Along the way, tensions mount, when close quarters take their toll on everyone. DJ invites a hitchiker along for the ride as well.

Episode 19. It's a Boy!
Darlene and David approach the Conners to see if David can move in, because his mother is moving out of state. The answer is not what they wanted to hear, and Roseanne, feeling bad about it, decides to go talk to David's mom, and explain their decision. Upon arrival, she finds out that his mother knows nothing of the plans that David was trying to make, and she starts to hurl insults at everyone, from David to Darlene, Becky, and finally at Roseanne. When Roseanne witnesses the harsh emotional abuse that is heaped upon David, she has a change of heart.

Episode 20. It was Twenty Years Ago Today
For their anniversary, Roseanne drops her inhibitions, and poses in a sexy photo for Dan. Dan, stuck for ideas, decides to "go big" and has Roseanne's wedding ring upgraded without her knowledge. To get the extra money, he takes on a second job during the evenings, and one of the evenings happens to be on their anniversary.

Episode 21. Playing with Matches
When DJ spies Molly planting a kiss on David, he tells Darlene, who promptly breaks up with him. When David tries to explain the kiss was one-sided, Darlene breaks down, crying on her bed, to David's surprise. They have a heart to heart about their feelings, and the Molly issue. Meanwhile, Bev has made a new friend that she likes a lot more than Dan does. Jake enters her life, as her new beau.

Episode 22. Promises, Promises
It's prom night for Darlene and David, and after some coaxing, Darlene agrees to go. She has a surprise for David that she announces midway through the night, that she has rented a motel room for their "first time". Meanwhile, Roger enters the Conners' lives, offering up a huge business proposition to both Dan and Chuck, that will either make-or-break their financial standings.

Episode 23. Glengarry, Glen Rosey
The clock is ticking on the loan payment that needs to be made at the Lumber Yard that Dan borrowed from to refurbish a house that Roger picked out. When the buyer fell through, and Roger skips town, all looks grim, until Jackie comes up with an unexpected solution, that saves the day.

Episode 24. Tooth or Consequences
Dan accidentally knocks one of Roseanne's front teeth out, and realizes that he needs to find steady employment to obtain an insurance plan to fix it. Meanwhile, she goes to work at the diner without her tooth, and gets a visit from the new health inspector, who turns out to be an old friend (Leon). Darlene and David both get their decion letters from the Art schools they applied to.

Episode 25. Daughters and Other Strangers
Roseanne is worried that Darlene is going to leave to go to school in Chicago, and has decided to guard her every move. When she is going through her room, she finds her bank book with a sizeable deposit taken out, and assumes the worst. Meanwhile, George moves into the neighborhood, and decides that DJ is his new best friend, which drives DJ crazy.

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Season 6

Episode 1. Two Down, One to Go
Roseanne is devastated when Darlene decides that she doesn't want her to take her to school in Chicago. After a big blow out, it is decided that she will drive her, and ends up staying the night in her new apartment. The two stay up late talking about personal things for the first time, bringing a new aspect to their relationship.

Episode 2. The Mommy's Curse
Brutally honest Roseanne suffers the consequences after telling Bev that she's had her fill of her at the Lunch Box. Bev agrees for once, and sells her share of the diner to Leon. Meanwhile, Jackie jumps back into the dating arena, deciding to give Fred a shot.

Episode 3. Party Politics
Tired of David and Darlene's separation, Roseanne plots to reunite them, bringing Darlene home for the weekend. Once she finds that Roseanne had this planned, she teams up with DJ, to help him master ditching school, Darlene style.

Episode 4. A Stash from the Past
Foreman Dan feels lower than low for getting tough with his employees at work, while Roseanne lectures David for getting high after she finds a stash of pot in the house. After getting a false confession out of David, who assumed it was Darlene's, Dan lets her know that the stash is indeed her own.

Episode 5. Be My Baby
Roseanne has been trying to get pregnant for months, but has had no luck. Jackie drops a bomb on the situation, by announcing her own pregnancy with Fred after a one night stand. Jackie's news seems to hold consequence for Dan, Roseanne decides that she can't be pregnant while Jackie is.

Episode 6. Halloween V
Halloween at the diner becomes complicated when Nancy complains that Dan doesn't like her, and Roseanne discovers that Darlene and David are each dating other.

Episode 7. Homeward Bound
Darlene visits, making David realize how much he misses her; Roseanne urges Dan to have a man-to-man chat with D. J. after they discover he's been spending too much time behind locked doors.

Episode 8. Guilt by Imagination
Dan has a hard time concealing the fact that he had lunch with an old flame.

Episode 9. Homecoming
Becky and Mark return home for Dan's high school football team's 20th anniversary party. It soon becomes apparent that there's trouble in paradise, so Roseanne schemes to break them up.

Episode 10. Thanksgiving '93
The Connors' dysfunctional-family Thanksgiving finds Becky preparing the bird, Dan and Mark duking it out, and an absent-minded Nana Mary revealing Bev's secret about her marriage.

Episode 11. The Driver's Seat
Leon convinces Jackie and Nancy to open the restaurant for breakfast, causing Roseanne to fear he is planning to force her out. Roseanne's car is stolen -- by DJ, and her violent reaction frightens her that she may repeat the pattern of her own abuse as a child, while Dan blames her anger on work stress.

Episode 12. White Trash Christmas
Roseanne and Dan snub the neighborhood association by putting up gaudy Christmas decorations, and become furious with Becky when she gives the check they have given her for college to Mark and takes a job as a waitress in a tacky bar.

Episode 13. Suck Up or Shut Up
Roseanne joins a women's club in hopes of establishing useful contacts, leaving DJ with a weird classmate to entertain whose mother also belongs. Meanwhile Mark drops a bombshell on Becky when Dan discovers that he has dropped out of school.

Episode 14. Busted
Dan takes it upon himself to get Mark & Becky talking again, after a major arguement. He heads over to his buddy's house to try and talk him into coming home, and ends up falling in love with the bachelor pad. Roseanne takes a crack at it, and discovers that David is living with Darlene in Chicago. Mark and Roseanne take an unplanned road trip.

Episode 15. David vs. Goliath
Guilt and Roseanne's slavedriving push David to confess to Dan that he was living with Darlene in Chicago. Dan punches a hole in the wall, and throws him out; straight to Jackie's. Jackie refuses to take money for the baby from Fred, so Roseanne devises a plan. Roseanne and Becky try to pressure Dan to hire Mark.

Episode 16. Everyone Comes to Jackie's
ackie's house buzzes with activity as Roseanne tries to hide David from Dan. David was supposed to go back to his mother's but Roseanne convinced Jackie to let him stay for awhile. Dan has a hard time facing the truth, that he has been lied to.

Episode 17. Don't Make Room for Daddy
Dan advises Fred to obtain legal custody of his and Jackie's unborn child in the heat of anger. Fred takes the advice seriously, and follows through. Jackie goes into hysterics when served with the paperwork, and Roseanne is on the warpath. Dan is hiding the fact that was the one who gave out the advice.

Episode 18. Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Roseanne is the life of the party at a gay bar, until Nancy's new girlfriend plants a disturbing kiss on her. Becky's old flame gives Mark reason to distrust Becky.

Episode 19. Labor Day
Jackie is due to give birth, and has to choose between Fred and Roseanne to accompany her to the delivery room. Fred is the choice, but Roseanne is with Jackie when labor begins, and stalls too long to call Fred to the hospital.

Episode 20. Past Imperfect
When Dan's father misses an alimony payment, Roseanne reluctantly agrees to cover it. Fred asks Jackie about her sexual history, and is shocked when her past is steamier than he could imagine.

Episode 21. Lies My Father Told Me
Roseanne helps Dan understand his dad's lying about his mom's mental state.

Episode 22. I Pray the Lord My Stove to Keep
Darlene discovers that D.J. has been sneaking off after to school to attend church; D.J. gives Roseanne a hard time about morals when she accepts a mistaken delivery of a second stove at the diner.

Episode 23. Body by Jake
Bev moves in after breaking her pelvis at the retirement home, blaming Dan for not safeproofing her shower; then Roseanne discovers that it happened while Bev and Jake were having sex. Fred pops the question to Jackie...just NOT the one she was hoping for.

Episode 24. Isn't It Romantic?
Fred asks Roseanne how to propose to Jackie, then uses hints from Jackie's favorite soap opera; an enraged Roseanne demands romance from Dan, then turns to fantasy; Mark and David struggle with the concepts of feminism.

Episode 25. Altar Egos
Egos clash when Jackie and Fred can't make a decision about their marriage. Fred is having what Dan calls"the moment of clarity" a case of the jitters that affects some men just before the big day. But what's really bothering Fred is his belief that Jackie has feelings for someone she sees almost every day and whom she is always "asking to come over and fix stuff" none other than Dan.

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Season 7

Episode 1. Nine is Enough
Dan is told to shave his arm pits to treat a cyst, and EVERYONE finds out his little secret, to his horror. Jackie and Fred have issues over the baby sharing their bed, when he has his own crib, prompting Jackie to take a stand....on over to Roseanne's.

Episode 2. Two for One
When Jackie tells on Darlene for being at a motel in the middle of the day, Roseanne thinks that she has caught her and David lying about their sex life. Upon confronting them, secrets start to come to light about Darlene's new love life, that doesn't involve David, who says he is "o.k" with the arrangement.

Episode 3. Snoop Davey Dave
In an effort to keep Darlene from returning to college and her new love life, david tells Roseanne that she is using drugs. After a confrontation, she admits to experimenting, and nothing more. That is enough for Roseanne to keep her home where she is under lock & key at all times. She must prove to her parents that she can be trusted, and that David is just a scorned ex.

Episode 4. Girl Talk
After the women in Dan, Mark, and Fred's lives talk to them about their friend's sex lives (or lack of), the men feel uncomfortable with the new secrets that they hold. After a discussion opens up about their bedroom activities, they all spill the beans about each other's functions & disfunctions...and realize that they know too much & have gone too far.

Episode 5. Sleeper
David has to move in with D.J. when the basement is flooded, which irritates him to no end. After David admits to having had an erotic dream to Becky, she assumes that he is dreaming of her, which infuriates Mark. After Mark goes after David, it is revealed that the dream was about Mrs. Conner, NOT Becky, causing embarrassment to all.

Episode 6. Skeleton in the Closet
Leon outdoes himself hosting a Halloween soirée with the Lunch Box clan and a bevy of his gay friends, many of whom seem to know Fred – intimately. Meanwhile, Jackie and Roseanne visit Bev's hairdresser and become convinced that she wears a wig.

Episode 7. Follow the Son
D.J. wants out of his busboy job at the Lunch Box, and David wants to discourage Darlene's moving in with her new squeeze Jimmy. He acts like an old friend of Darlene's, who knows a little too much about her past, and lets Jimmy in on it. However, Jimmy takes Davids interest in their relationship as a personal interest in HIM. Darlene finds out about their side relationship, and puts her foot down.

Episode 8. Punch and Jimmy
A surprise visit by Roseanne and Jackie to meet Jimmy reveals more than they expected, when they arrive at Darlene's apartment. Meanwhile, back at home, Dan is confronted with DJ getting bullied at school, and not knowing how to defend himself. He attempts to teach him to box, but ends up making him cry, and a frustrated DJ takes his anger out on an unexpecting David.

Episode 9. White Men Can't Kiss
Roseanne is busy finishing up a costume for DJ's part in the school play, when he comes in and says that he quit the part. After he is asked why, DJ explains that the kissing of a black girl turns him away from the role. Roseanne and Dan are forced to look at their own feelings about race when several problems arise from DJ's decision.

Episode 10. Thanksgiving '94
Thanksgiving is a real turkey at the Conner household when Roseanne gets alarming medical news she can't confirm with the pre-natal clinic, and Nana Mary arrives with a feeble husband on her arm then upsets Bev by discussing the two abortions Nana Mary had years ago.

Episode 11. Maybe Baby
As Roseanne awaits the results from an amniocentisis, she is biting at everyone over their opinions, which she deems unimportant. Dan tries his best to fit into the resolution, and comfort a worried Roseanne, but things just keep going against him. DJ is the one that steps up to the plate and offers his assurance that no matter what happens with the test results, he will be there to help her.

Episode 12. The Parenting Trap
Dan is set to handle a problem that DJ is having in school, but doesn't know how to go about it. Mark steps up with an insight to the problem to save the day. Roseanne, finding out that the problem is puberty-related, decides to put her own personal "growing up" story into the mix, instead of letting Dan handle it on his own as promised. DJ runs from the room terrorized, and Roseanne was left with breaking her deal with Dan to let him deal with DJ without meddling.

Episode 13. Rear Window
The Conners get an eyeful from their elderly neighbors who enjoy being nudists. Pretty soon, they can't put their binoculars down, so they decide to ask them to put up a privacy hedge, or draw the curtains. After having them over for a discussion, the neighbors tell the Conners that they are sick people for watching, and decide to put the hedge up. Meanwhile, Mark is so concerned with David's interest in Becky, and the time that they spend together having coffee and talking, that he enlists the help of Darlene.

Episode 14. My Name is Bev
After Bev is charged with drunken driving, Jackie and Roseanne accompany her to a mandatory court ordered AA meeting, where she decides that she is indeed an alcoholic. Later that day, there is a Superbowl party at Roseanne's and Jackie shows up with Bev unexpectedly. Roseanne instructs the house full of people not to drink the full keg that is there, because Bev might be tempted, and then she leaves.

Episode 15. Bed and Bored
Roseanne feigns illness to get some rest, and has everyone at her beck and call, exhausting them. David gets a call from her doctor at the diner while covering a shift for her, and David realizes that she has not been put on bed rest as she has said. When David confronts her, Roseanne makes a deal with him to be quiet, David agrees against his better judgement.

Episode 16. Sisters
Fred tells Jackie to keep DJ away from their house for awhile, because he is getting on his nerves, Jackie is put in the middle of her two favorite people. Jackie decides to tell Roseanne that it was her idea, rather than cause a problem for her and Fred, causing a huge argument between the two sisters.

Episode 17. Lost Youth
Jealousies mount between David and Mark over vulnerable Lunch Box waitress Stacy, whom David asks to pose for a wall mural in the diner; Jackie complains to Fred that their lovemaking needs a shot in the arm, even though he likes it just the way it is.

Episode 18. Single Married Female
In Roseanne's absence, Dan gets unexpected advice from David after discovering a scandalous secret concerning Jackie.

Episode 19. The Clip Show: All About Rosey (1)
Youngsters Roseanne and Jackie visit a fortuneteller who gives them a peek into their futures via his crystal ball; in the future, Jackie takes an adult, autistic D.J. to see a psychiatrist.

Episode 20. The Clip Show: All About Rosey (2)
The "Sitcom Moms Welcome Wagon" visits Roseanne, and she is flocked with advice and finger pointing good times as she remembers past episodes in her kitchen. Moms from 'Leave it to Beaver', The Wonder Years', The Jeffersons', and more blasts from the past join in on advising Roseanne on proper television etiquette.

Episode 21. Husbands and Wives
Dan and Roseanne enlist some help from DJ, to get Darlene to cut her own school allowance. After a seperation, Jackie finds a happiness on her own. Fred gets ready to cave in and return home, Roseanne comes to regret sticking her nose in where it doesn't belong by trying to reunite him with Jackie.

Episode 22. Happy Trailers
Becky and Mark finally leave the Conner nest to move into a tacky trailer park, but when Roseanne and Dan try to help out financially, their offers are met with a wall of resistance. Meanwhile, a tipsy neighbor drops by to put out the trailer park welcome mat.

Episode 23. The Blaming of the Shrew
Dan puts his foot down when D.J. allows a pushy vixen to boss him around, while Roseanne enjoys the girl and her attitude. When D.J. starts to get into trouble at school over this relationship, Roseanne puts her foot down. Jackie and Fred see a Psychologist (Ellen Degeneres) to help resolve anger issues.

Episode 24. The Birds and the Frozen Bees
Roseanne has a bee in her bonnet over the possibility that David may like another girl better than Darlene -- who risks losing him if she doesn't take her mom's advice and act fast. After a lot of prodding, Darlene tells David how she really feels, and they reconcile.

Episode 25. Couch Potatoes
Roseanne's nesting instincts disrupt the family routine; The Conners have been selected to be a Nielsen Family; Jackie and Fred decide they've met the end of their Marriage.

Episode 26. Sherwood Schwartz: A Loving Tribute
A Gilligan's Island fantasy plays into the season finale, which finds Dan torn between pleasing Roseanne and building a boat for a future adventure. Dan becomes the Skipper, Leon becomes Mr Howell, Bev becomes Mrs Howell, Jackie becomes Gilligan, Darlene becomes Mary Ann, and Roseanne becomes Ginger, and then just the opposite.

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Season 8

Episode 1. Shower the People You Love with Stuff
Hostesses Becky and Darlene disagree over Roseanne's baby shower.

Episode 2. Let Them Eat Junk
Jackie chews out Roseanne for feeding baby Andy junk food; D.J. spends a picture-perfect day observing what makes Dan tick after Dan becomes upset to discover D.J.'s only photo of him shows him sitting drinking beer -- pretty much what makes him tick.

Episode 3. Roseanne in the Hood
Roseanne will stop at nothing to crush the competition when a new, more posh eatery -- complete with a salad bar and a drive-through window -- opens up across from the Lunch Box.

Episode 4. The Last Date
The temptation to crash a stranger's bar mitzvah at a local hotel is too much for Roseanne as she drags Dan out on the town for a "last hurrah" before the baby is born.

Episode 5. Halloween: the Final Chapter
Roseanne reigns as "Queen of the Gypsies, consort of wizards and seer of souls" on Halloween. A Ouija board sends a message from "The Dead" and portends an unexpected event!

Episode 6. The Fifties Show
The Conners find themselves going back in time in this spoof of 1950s sitcoms (shot mostly in black and white): Roseanne's a fussy hausfrau, Dan is a hapless businessman stewing over "the Anderson account," and Jackie's the wacky neighbor.

Episode 7. The Getaway, Almost
Roseanne and Jackie's shopping trip with the baby becomes an outing a la Thelma and Louise after they give a lift to a rebellious teen, then force a trucker off the road.

Episode 8. The Last Thursday in November
When D.J.'s teacher gives his students free rein, the class Thanksgiving pageant takes on a decidedly modern, Pulp Fiction twist-- and offends many of the parents, but not the Conners. Roseanne invites some new Native American friends over for their Thanksgiving celebration, and they do it their way.

Episode 9. Of Mice and Dan
Dan's old band mates roll on into Lanford to play, and Dan gets a dose of regret, infused with a tad of depression. Roseanne talks to the band, and gets Dan a little stage time, which he takes full advantage of.

Episode 10. Direct to Video
While Roseanne narrates a video time capsule for her unborn child, Becky and Darlene find old love letters of Dan and Roseanne's. D.J. gets upset when he finds his parents did not fill out his baby book, and Mark cooks a 'special' dinner for the Conner clan.

Episode 11. December Bride
Scott and Leon are getting married, but are having problems pulling a ceremony together, so Roseanne volunteers to plan their wedding for them, for free. What started out as small and tasteful, ended up being a Circus side-show, which Leon detests. After trying to escape through a bathroom window, Roseanne barges in to save the day.

Episode 12. The Thrilla Near the Vanilla Extract
Roseanne and Jackie take jobs demonstrating new products at a supermarket. Their sibling rivalry soon kicks into high gear, when they are giving out the products to sample. After Roseanne gets beat by Jackie at every turn, the competition turns into a food fight.

Episode 13. The White Sheep of the Family
After the Conners receive a small inheritance from their great Aunt Harriet, they decide to all go out to a nice dinner, with their limits already set, until Darlene unexpectedly pops in. Meanwhile, DJ is contemplating what to spend his own personal inheritance from great aunt Harriet on, since he received $500. Darlene spends her visit home alienating the family and hurling insults, until the family finally bites back.

Episode 14. Becky Howser, M.D
Mark tries to help a depressed Becky, by inviting the friends and family over for a surprise get together. That is his way of cheering her up. Roseanne talks to her at the party, as everything is going wrong, and she admits that she wants more out of life. Roseanne supports that decision, unaware that Becky's plans for change--include her marital status.

Episode 15. Out of the Past
While Nana Mary amuses Roseanne and Jackie with a box of their childhood treasures, they take a walk down memory lane, & discover that Roseanne has always been the queen, to Jackie's minion status. Jackie finds her long lost doll, "Mrs. Tuttle" that she thought had been 'doll-napped', Roseanne tries to pin the disappearance on a napping Nana Mary. The truth is told though, when Nana Mary calls Roseanne on her story...

Episode 16. Construction Junction
When Dan's buddies show up with a great new job prospect for the old crew, Dan is confused as to what to do. Should he continue on at the garage, or make a bid on a huge construction job, that would make him & his friends a lot of money. Meanwhile, Jackie gets hooked upto the internet, and reluctantly starts to surf. Ultimately, David needs to intervene to pry her away from the screen.

Episode 17. We're Going to Disney World (1)
The family goes hog wild with excitement -- and with plans to travel to Disney World -- when Dan brings home his final paycheck from the Lanford City Garage.

Episode 18. Disney World War II (2)
Fireworks and fanfare accompany the Conners on a whirlwind tour of the magical kingdom of Disney World, when Darlene finds she's actually happy in the presence of Winnie the Pooh.

Episode 19. Springtime for David
David moves out after getting a job at a theme park known as "the happiest place in Illinois," where he's soon transformed into an ultra-perky worker with an eerie smile.

Episode 20. Another Mouth to Shut Up
Just weeks after their hot night in Disney World, Darlene drops a proposal -- and a surprise announcement: she's pregnant -- on David, whose major life changes seem to be happening all in one day.

Episode 21. Morning Becomes Obnoxious
After an improptu interview at the diner goes spectacularly well, Roseanne prepares to "Wake Up Chicago" on a morning TV talk show as a news commentator with a unique and "opinionated blue-collar outlook" -- and with Jackie as her manager. Meanwhile, David plans for the wedding.

Episode 22. Ballroom Blitz
Bev's smitten with her passionate ballroom-dance instructor -- until a drama unfolds on the dance floor when he starts flirting with the newly divorced Jackie. When Jackie agrees to have dinner with him, the claws come out from Bev!

Episode 23. The Wedding
Darlene's wedding day brings unexpected tears, joy and tenderness as Dan is finally able to express his love to Darlene and the young couple's wedding vows bring Roseanne to tears.

Episode 24. Heart & Soul
Roseanne tries to hold it together at the hospital, as Dan tries to hang on to his life after suffering a heart attack at Darlene's wedding. She takes charge, and tries to keep things running smooth, even though her heart is broken and she is scared to death. DJ is the hero, as he revived Dan when he fell over, by performing CPR on him until the paramedics arrived.

Episode 25. Fights and Stuff
Dan returns home from hospital with orders from the doctor for a new diet regime -- and strict orders from Roseanne about changing his lifestyle. When things aren't as easy as he thought, he begins to sneak a little on the side where diet is concerned.

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Season 9

Episode 1. Call Waiting
Roseanne goes on a spiritual odyssey in front of the TV, after walking out on Dan in the heat of anger. She is now holed up at Jackie's, mesmerized by the sitcom couples she grew up with on That Girl, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, and I Dream of Jeannie. Meanwhile, back at the Conner house, Dan is listlessly puttering around fixing things although he'd rather "fix things" in his marriage. In the coda, Jackie realizes that they have won $108 million in the state lottery.

Episode 2. Millions from Heaven
The Connor's get a huge surprise when Jackie shows up screaming that they have won the biggest prize ever in the lottery. After all of the screaming dies down, they go verify their ticket, and are bombarded by the press. After the word gets out, calls start coming in from unknown relatives needing money, and Dan & Roseanne pledge to stay just "ordinary folk".

Episode 3. What a Day for a Daydream
Newly wealthy Roseanne indulges in daydreams involving Hugh Hefner and an appearance on the Jerry Springer Show in which she imagines her dreams and even some of her nightmares coming true thanks to the lottery winnings. Some of her fantasies are played out in a glamourous photo shoot with Jackie.

Episode 4. Honor Thy Mother
Dan ponders the meaning of life. Jackie and Roseanne plan a spa getaway. Dan decides it's time to take care of his mom.

Episode 5. Someday My Prince Will Come
Jackie meets her price charming who wisks her (and the rest of the gang) away to New York City.

Episode 6. Pampered to a Pulp
Roseanne and Jackie spend a not so pleasant week at a spa.

Episode 7. Satan, Darling
Jackie and Roseanne attend a party in New York, where they mingle with Manhattan's upper crust as well as two flashy British women (Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley of "Absolutely Fabulous"). As the evening progresses, however, Roseanne finds herself drawn into a creepy 90's version of "Rosemary's Baby.

Episode 8. Hoi Polloi Meets Hoiti Toiti
A visit with the wealthy Wentworths on Martha's Vineyard gives the Conners a glimpse into new friend Astrid's dysfunctional family. A group of pill-popping, cocktail drinking, uppity-high-society people that each have personal demons to battle. Before long, the Conners are teaching the snobby elitists some truths about real life.

Episode 9. Roseambo
Roseanne battles a group of women-hating terrorists who hold her family and a foreign diplomat hostage on a train to Washington, D.C.

Episode 10. Home is Where the Afghan Is
The absence of Dan, a series of family squabbles, and a shocking revelation by Bev mar the Conners' first Thanksgiving as a rich and famous family, and they start to realize that money does not necessarily buy happiness.

Episode 11. Mothers and Other Strangers
Bev embarks on a journey with Scott, and Leon to pay a visit to her free-spirited mom in search of answers about her father. Meanwhile Roseanne awaits Dan's return with trepidation.

Episode 12. Home for the Holidays
After a long stay in California with his mother, Dan returns home for Christmas and he, Roseanne and the rest of the family begin to realize how fortunate they are to have each other and how much they have to be thankful for as the old year ends. The only thing is that Dan seems a little distant, and uncomfortable around Roseanne.

Episode 13. Say It Ain't So
Jackie forces Dan to reveal some devastating news to Roseanne. Meanwhile, D.J. wants the job of videotaping Darlene giving birth; and Jackie must face a harsh truth about her own love life.

Episode 14. Hit the Road, Jack
As Dan packs his bags to leave, Roseanne drowns her sorrows in fast food while driving aimlessly around Lanford, and D.J. finds a soul mate to share his troubles.

Episode 15. The War Room
When a heartbroken Roseanne locks herself in her room and won't come out, her family and friends all try in their own unique way to help her get out of her funk. Friends and family try an intervention after they're unable to rouse a listless Roseanne out of bed, where she's been for four days amid piles of junk food, depressed over Dan's affair.

Episode 16. Lanford's Elite (1)
At a party at the swank Lanford Country Club, Roseanne forges a surprising bond with Edgar Wellman, Jr., the son of her hated former boss. When he reveals some shocking news about the future of Lanford, Roseanne realizes she may be the only one who can save her hometown.

Episode 17. Some Enchanted Merger (2)
After they wrap up the Wellman Plastics buyout, Roseanne doesn't know what to do when she finds herself deeply attracted to Edgar Wellman, Jr., and realizes that he is equally bewitched by her.

Episode 18. A Second Chance
Bothered by rumors about Roseanne and "that Wellman guy," Dan sweeps by to take Roseanne out for a ride. Roseanne and Dan begin to take the first tentative steps toward putting their marriage back together. But their reconciliation is disrupted when a frantic call comes in from Jackie: Darlene has been suddenly rushed to the hospital.

Episode 19. The Miracle
When Darlene gives birth to a very premature baby, the doctors offer very little hope for the child's survival. But Roseanne sets out to prove that love, affection and human contact are better than any medical treatment.

Episode 20. Roseanne-Feld
Jackie and Mark take in a female wrestling match; DJ is not prepared when he realizes he may be about to have his first sexual experience when a night of watching videos with Heather turns into a night of passion; and Bev introduces Leon and Scott to her new "friend," a boozy lounge singer named Joyce.

Episode 21. The Truth Be Told
Roseanne learns some truths about the price of fame when two high-powered television programmers bombard her with all sorts of bizarre ideas about how network and cable TV would tell her life story. At the same time, Bev is happily telling stories about Roseanne to a friendly "free lance writer," unaware that he is actually a tabloid reporter.

Episode 22. Arsenic and Old Mom
Dan's eccentric mom heads straight for Lanford after she's released from hospital, claiming to be cured.

Episode 23. Into That Good Night (1)
Darlene and David bring home their new baby. Roseanne's sage advice for her daughter? "The best part is when you can mold their tender little egos to fit your every whim," she says. Darlene wants to stay with Roseanne in the Conner family home with baby and David.

Episode 24. Into That Good Night (2)
Roseanne, family, and friends celebrate the new baby; Darlene decides to move back into the Conner home; Mark and Becky are going to have a child. The series closes with Roseanne's infamous monologue.

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