Tuesday, October 18th, 1988
s1e1: Life and Stuff
Roseanne deals with complaints that her daughter Darlene barks in school.
Tuesday, October 25th, 1988
s1e2: We're in the Money
Although Dan and Roseanne agree not to spend any of Dan's $500 advance on themselves, neither can resist the temptation.
Tuesday, November 1st, 1988
Jackie babysits while Roseanne and Dan go out to a formal restaurant dinner -- at which they see a recently divorced friend.
Tuesday, November 22nd, 1988
s1e4: Language Lessons
A body language test reveals Dan's innermost feelings about his sister-in-law; Darlene has a bone to pick with D.J.
Tuesday, November 29th, 1988
s1e5: Radio Days
A songwriting contest unleashes creativity in Dan and Roseanne, while Booker unleashes uncontrolled impulses in Jackie.
Tuesday, December 6th, 1988
s1e6: Lovers' Lane
Bowling night finds Roseanne checking out Becky's new boyfriend Chip, while Jackie and Booker make a bet with high stakes.
Tuesday, December 13th, 1988
s1e7: The Memory Game
Roseanne discovers that Dan had a one-night stand with her high-school nemesis years ago.
Tuesday, December 20th, 1988
s1e8: Here's to Good Friends
Roseanne and Jackie help Crystal drown her sorrows over breaking up with her lover by taking her to the Lobo Lounge for a few pink squirrels and a pep talk.
Tuesday, January 3rd, 1989
s1e9: Dan's Birthday Bash
Dan's birthday bash at the Lobo Lounge is interrupted by a bully who picks a fight with Dan at the pool table.
Tuesday, January 10th, 1989
Roseanne bets Dan he'll never finish repairing his truck.
Tuesday, January 17th, 1989
s1e11: Canoga Time
Dan can't bear to part with the ""junk"" Roseanne wants to donate to a rummage sale; Darlene forges a passing grade on her report card.
Tuesday, January 24th, 1989
s1e12: The Monday Through Friday Show
Dan and Roseanne disagree about where to spend a romantic 15th anniversary; Becky refuses to dissect a frog in biology class; Darlene finds her paper route more than she can handle.
Tuesday, January 31st, 1989
s1e13: Bridge Over Troubled Sonny
Crystal struggles to cope with the death of her husband; Darlene decides it's cool to smoke.
Tuesday, February 7th, 1989
s1e14: Father's Day
Roseanne steps in to referee when Dan's visiting father pontificates about Dan wasting time working as a contractor.
Tuesday, February 14th, 1989
s1e15: Nightmare on Oak Street
Darlene's bad dreams aren't due to the scary movies she's been watching.
Tuesday, February 21st, 1989
s1e16: Mall Story
Roseanne takes her reluctant family on a shopping spree at the Lanford mall.
Tuesday, February 28th, 1989
s1e17: Becky's Choice
Becky is eager for the dinner party with Chip and his parents to come to an end.
Tuesday, March 7th, 1989
s1e18: The Slice of Life
Darlene's emergency appendectormy makes Roseanne anxious and guilty over having yelled at Darlene earlier.
Tuesday, March 14th, 1989
s1e19: Workin' Overtime
After two weeks of overtime at work and chaos at home, Roseanne takes refuge at a diner.
Tuesday, March 28th, 1989
s1e20: Toto, We're Not in Kansas Anymore
As a tornado spins through Lanford, a storm is brewing inside the Conner house over the whereabouts of Jackie who hasn't returned from her trip to the market.
Tuesday, April 11th, 1989
s1e21: Death and Stuff
During the family's busy weekend activities, a door-to-door salesman drops by -- and then drops dead in the Conner kitchen.
Tuesday, May 2nd, 1989
s1e22: Dear Mom and Dad
An unannounced visit by Roseanne's parents has the Conner house in an uproar.
Tuesday, May 2nd, 1989
s1e23: Let's Call It Quits
Roseanne has difficulty accepting new rules from a tough new supervisor at the factory.
Tuesday, September 12th, 1989
s2e1: Inherit the Wind
Roseanne tries her hand at telephone solicitation while trying to console Becky who had an embarrassing accident in front of the school council.
Tuesday, September 19th, 1989
s2e2: The Little Sister
Jackie takes umbrage at Roseanne's remarks about her career ambitions when she reveals that she has enrolled in police academy; Becky gets caught reading Dan's girlie magazine.
Tuesday, September 26th, 1989
s2e3: Guilt by Disassociation
Inexperienced Roseanne is hired for -- and subsequently fired from -- a job requiring computer experience.
Tuesday, October 3rd, 1989
s2e4: Somebody Stole My Gal
After a lonely architect who works with Dan has dinner at the Conners', he attempts to buy their friendship.
Tuesday, October 10th, 1989
s2e5: House of Grown-Ups
Roseanne begins to feel the empty-nest syndrome when Jackie departs for police training, Becky dates a 17-year-old and Darlene goes to a co-ed party.
Tuesday, October 24th, 1989
s2e6: Five of a Kind
A kiss is just a kiss, but it could mean trouble when the kisser is Dan's buddy Arnie, and the kissee is Roseanne.
Tuesday, October 31st, 1989
The Conner family terrify each other out of their wits on Halloween night.
Tuesday, November 7th, 1989
s2e8: Sweet Dreams
Roseanne tries to get a few minutes of relaxation in the bathtub, but she ends up getting constant interruptions from her family--and a fantasy about two hunks.
Tuesday, November 21st, 1989
s2e9: We Gather Together
On Thanksgiving Day, Jackie finally spills the news of her new job to her mother; and Dan's dad butters up Crystal.
Tuesday, November 28th, 1989
s2e10: Brain-Dead Poets Society
Darlene refuses to read her prize-winning poem on Culture Night at her school, preferring to stay home to watch a ballgame with Dan, until Roseanne lays down the law.
Tuesday, December 5th, 1989
When Roseanne takes a second job, her hectic work schedule takes a bite out of her romantic schedule with Dan. Dan disguises himself in an attempt to win back Roseanne's affections.
Tuesday, December 12th, 1989
s2e12: No Talking
Becky wages a teenage war of silence against Roseanne.
Tuesday, January 2nd, 1990
s2e13: Chicken Hearts
Roseanne strains to treat her 17-year-old boss with respect so she can have weekends off to be with her family.
Tuesday, January 9th, 1990
s2e14: One for the Road
When the parents are away, Becky and her friend Dana play â?? with a little help from the liquor cabinet.
Tuesday, January 23rd, 1990
s2e15: An Officer and a Gentleman
When Roseanne is called away, Jackie impresses Dan and the kids with her homemaking skills.
Tuesday, January 30th, 1990
s2e16: Born to Be Wild
Roseanne and Dan get a blast from the blast when old pal Ziggy cruises into Lanford on a motorcycle, prompting the Conners to resurrect their old bike.
Tuesday, February 6th, 1990
Roseanne applies for a job at a beauty salon doing the same domestic chores that she does at home.
Tuesday, February 13th, 1990
s2e18: I'm Hungry
Dan is persuaded to join Roseanne in a weight-loss program that involves exercise.
Tuesday, February 20th, 1990
s2e19: All of Me (1)
Roseanne doesn't share Jackie's enthusiasm for the exciting new man in her life.
Tuesday, February 27th, 1990
s2e20: To Tell the Truth (2)
Roseanne's meddling results in silence between the sisters, but Jackie has exciting news to share.
Tuesday, March 20th, 1990
s2e21: Fender Bender
Roseanne's station wagon is hit by a luxury car that belongs to the rich Mrs. Wellman.
Tuesday, April 10th, 1990
s2e22: April Fool's Day
On April 15th, Dan and Roseanne offer the kids a frantic lesson in family accounting; and in despair finally visit the local IRS office.
Tuesday, May 1st, 1990
s2e23: Fathers and Daughters
In an attempt to bond with their daughters, Dan goes clothes shopping with Becky, and Roseanne watches basketball with Darlene.
Tuesday, May 8th, 1990
s2e24: Happy Birthday
Roseanne finally has a place to write when Dan builds her an office for her birthday -- but she's stricken with a case of writer's block.
Tuesday, September 18th, 1990
s3e1: The Test
Becky is eager to practice for her driving test, and the rest of the family awaits the results of Roseanne's pregnancy test.
Tuesday, September 25th, 1990
s3e2: Friends and Relatives
Lending money to pal Arnie comes easily for Dan, but he believes that borrowing from family only adds up to disaster.
Tuesday, October 2nd, 1990
s3e3: Like, a Virgin
Roseanne decides it's time to give Becky "the talk" unaware that it's Darlene who needs it more.
Tuesday, October 9th, 1990
s3e4: Like, a New Job
Despite her misgivings, Roseanne, working late as a coffee-shop waitress, leaves Dan in charge of the kids.
Monday, October 15th, 1990
s3e5: 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 as a Police Woman. Meanwhile, Becky and Darlene find something disturbing under DJ's bed that makes them believe he's a complete psycho.
Tuesday, October 23rd, 1990
s3e6: Becky, Beds and Boys
Becky's folks pressure her to stop dating a boy.
Tuesday, October 30th, 1990
s3e7: Trick or Treat
Roseanne, mistaken for a guy in her lumberjack Halloween costume, plays along with some braggarts and learns about machismo.
Tuesday, November 6th, 1990
s3e8: PMS, I Love You
Roseanne's PMS day and Dan's birthday are on a collision course.
Tuesday, November 13th, 1990
s3e9: Bird is the Word
Becky is suspended for allegedly making an obscene gesture in her class photo â?? which makes her suddenly popular at school â?? but Roseanne is the one called into the principal's office.
Tuesday, November 27th, 1990
s3e10: Dream Lover
Dan ill-advisedly tells Roseanne he's having dreams of a mysterious, and oddly homely, other woman.
Tuesday, December 4th, 1990
s3e11: 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 â?? and staying out very, very late, hoping to teach the girls a lesson, with the help of Officer Jackie.
Wednesday, December 12th, 1990
An angry and deflated Roseanne discovered that her mother always thought sister Jackie had more potential.
Tuesday, January 8th, 1991
s3e13: The Courtship of Eddie, Dan's Father
Dan's visiting father astonishes everyone by announcing his plans to marry Crystal.
Tuesday, January 15th, 1991
s3e14: The Wedding
Against Dan's wishes, Roseanne forges ahead with wedding preparations, with Crystal revealing she's pregnant with Ed's child.
Tuesday, January 22nd, 1991
s3e15: Becky Doesn't Live Here Anymore
Becky runs away from home to live with Jackie.
Tuesday, February 5th, 1991
Darlene is embarassed when Roseanne gives Darlene's home economics class a supermarket lesson in real-life family budgeting; D.J. has to deal with a bully.
Tuesday, February 12th, 1991
s3e17: 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.
Tuesday, February 19th, 1991
s3e18: Communicable Theater
Roseanne is torn between taking care of her flu-stricken husband and helping Jackie learn lines for her play.
Tuesday, February 26th, 1991
s3e19: 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.
Tuesday, March 12th, 1991
s3e20: 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.
Tuesday, March 26th, 1991
s3e21: 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.
Tuesday, April 2nd, 1991
s3e22: 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.
Tuesday, April 30th, 1991
s3e23: 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.
Tuesday, May 7th, 1991
s3e24: Scenes from a Barbecue
The Connors celebrate Mother's Day with a barbecue with Roseanne's feisty grandmother.
Tuesday, May 14th, 1991
s3e25: 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.
Tuesday, September 17th, 1991
s4e1: A Bitter Pill to Swallow
Roseanne is stunned when Becky asks for advice about birth control.
Tuesday, September 24th, 1991
s4e2: 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.
Tuesday, October 1st, 1991
s4e3: Why Jackie Becomes a Trucker
Jackie awakens and is horrified to find that she has slept with Arnie; Dan invites Leon home for the weekly poker game; DJ trades his comics for a dog.
Tuesday, October 8th, 1991
s4e4: Darlene Fades to Black
Darlene slips into a depressive state, wanting to wear only black, watch TV and be left alone; Becky wants a motorcycle.
Tuesday, October 15th, 1991
s4e5: Tolerate Thy Neighbor
Roseanne's new neighbors the Bowmans are burgled while they are out of town -- and hold Roseanne responsible.
Monday, October 21st, 1991
s4e6: Trick Me Up, Trick Me Down
Roseanne is convinced that Kathy Bowman will take revenge for the Hallowe'en prank she played on her; Jackie flirts with a moose at the Lodge costume party only to discover that it's former boyfriend Booker (in his last appearance).
Tuesday, November 5th, 1991
s4e7: Vegas (1)
Arnie decides to wed Nancy in Las Vegas, inviting Dan and Roseanne to stand up for them.
Tuesday, November 12th, 1991
s4e8: Vegas, Vegas (2)
The Conners risk getting thrown out of a Vegas nightclub, and visit a wedding chapel with Arnie and Nancy.
Tuesday, November 19th, 1991
s4e9: 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.
Tuesday, November 26th, 1991
s4e10: Thanksgiving '91
Thanksgiving brings four generations together to cope with a surprise announcement from Bev.
Tuesday, December 3rd, 1991
s4e11: 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.
Tuesday, December 24th, 1991
s4e12: 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.
Tuesday, January 7th, 1992
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 i fight, but at the end they make up and Roseanne learn that Crystal is pregnant again.
Tuesday, January 21st, 1992
s4e14: 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.
Tuesday, February 4th, 1992
s4e15: The Back Story
After Roseanne throws her back out, Bev arrives to help out -- and to spoil her grandchildren.
Tuesday, February 11th, 1992
s4e16: Less is More
A doctor recommends that Roseanne undergo breast reduction surgery for her back problems.
Tuesday, February 18th, 1992
s4e17: Breakin' Up is Hard to Do
Roseanne and Dan breathe a sigh of relief when Becky breaks up with Mark.
Tuesday, February 25th, 1992
s4e18: 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.
Tuesday, March 3rd, 1992
s4e19: 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.
Tuesday, March 17th, 1992
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.
Tuesday, March 24th, 1992
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.
Tuesday, March 31st, 1992
A pregnant Crystal snaps at everyone in sight, then goes into labour 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.
Tuesday, April 28th, 1992
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.
Tuesday, May 5th, 1992
s4e24: 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.
Tuesday, May 12th, 1992
As the luncheonette closes and the bike shop folds, D.J.'s scholastic achievement is the only light on the Conners' dim horizon. (Coda: an ice-cream fight in the Conner kitchen; Arnie is abducted by aliens)
Tuesday, September 15th, 1992
s5e1: Terms of Estrangement (1)
Roseanne supports the family after Dan's motorcycle shop goes under; Becky considers moving to Minneapolis with Mark.
Tuesday, September 22nd, 1992
s5e2: Terms of Estrangement (2)
Becky and Mark return to say goodbye before moving away.
Tuesday, September 29th, 1992
s5e3: 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.
Tuesday, October 6th, 1992
s5e4: Mommy Nearest
Roseanne and Jackie are stunned when their mother announces she is moving to Lanford; Jackie agonizes over dating Fisher, a perfect but much, much younger man.
Tuesday, October 13th, 1992
s5e5: 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.
Tuesday, October 20th, 1992
s5e6: Looking for Loans in All the Wrong Places
Denied a loan to open the restaurant, Roseanne must turn to her mother; Darlene catches D.J. peeping at neighbor Molly.
Tuesday, October 27th, 1992
s5e7: Halloween IV
Roseanne sends everyone to a party while she stays home -- and is visited by the ghosts of Halloween past, present, and future.
Tuesday, November 10th, 1992
s5e8: Ladies' Choice
Nancy takes Roseanne and Jackie by surprise with the announcement that she and Marla are gay lovers; Bev announces she is moving into a Lanford retirement centre, which leaves Roseanne feeling over the hill.
Tuesday, November 17th, 1992
s5e9: Stand on Your Man
The Lunch Box welcomes its first customers, including a weirdo whose presence sends the gals to a self-defense class. Meanwhile, Arnie questions his own manhood after hearing that Nancy is gay.
Tuesday, November 24th, 1992
s5e10: Good Girls, Bad Girls
Roseanne reluctantly allows Darlene to go to a rock concert in nearby Rockford with Molly -- who abandons her.
Tuesday, December 1st, 1992
s5e11: Of Ice and Men
D.J. decides to take up hockey and becomes the terror of the rink; Roseanne meddles to reunite Jackie and Fisher.
Tuesday, December 15th, 1992
s5e12: It's No Place like Home for the Holidays
A Christmas Eve snowstorm scatters the Connors, with Roseanne and Jackie trapped at the Lunch Box with Bev and Nana Mary, while Darlene takes shelter at David's and learns the truth about his home life.
Tuesday, January 5th, 1993
s5e13: Crime and Punishment (1)
Dan disciplines D.J. for taking offensive reading material to school-- Darlene's comic book. Dan reacts strongly when Roseanne discovers that Fisher has beaten Jackie.
Tuesday, January 12th, 1993
s5e14: War and Peace (2)
Dan returns home to rampart rumors about his behavior, while Roseanne urges a dazed Jackie to leave her abusive boyfriend.
Tuesday, January 26th, 1993
s5e15: Lanford Daze
Darlene does NOT serve meat at the counter. She is forced to work there by Roseanne, but out of principal, will not serve the meat. That was her whole point
Tuesday, February 9th, 1993
s5e16: Wait 'Til Your Father Gets Home
The death of their father finds Jackie blubbering, but Roseanny angry -- and sharing a drink with the "other woman" in his life.
Tuesday, February 16th, 1993
s5e17: First Cousin, Twice Removed
A wealthy and successful cousin whom Roseanne hasn't seen in 25 years comes to bury the hachet, and encourages Darlene to leave home.
Tuesday, February 23rd, 1993
s5e18: Lose a Job, Winnebago
The Conners and the Tildens travel to California in a motor home, with Dan pondering his future and Ty contemplating Jackie.
Tuesday, March 2nd, 1993
s5e19: It's a Boy!
Roseanne wants Darlene's boyfriend David to move in with them, but Dan refuses to allow it.
Tuesday, March 9th, 1993
s5e20: It was Twenty Years Ago Today
For their anniversary, Roseanne poses in a sexy photo for Dan, while he moonlights at a big-and-tall men's store to pay for his present for her.
Tuesday, March 23rd, 1993
s5e21: Playing with Matches
Darlene wants nothing to do with David after Molly kisses him; and a new friend puts a smile on Bev's face.
Tuesday, April 6th, 1993
s5e22: Promises, Promises
Darlene springs a prom-night surprise on David: she has rented a motel room. Meanwhile, Dan is reluctant to share with Roseanne his plans for a new business.
Tuesday, May 4th, 1993
s5e23: Glengarry, Glen Rosey
Roseanne and Dan fear a financial crisis when they cannot sell the house they refurbished and their new partner Roger skips town.
Tuesday, May 11th, 1993
s5e24: Tooth or Consequences
Dan realizes that he needs a steady job to take care of his family when he accidentally knocks out one of Roseanne's teeth on the day she is to meet with a health inspector (who turns out to be Leon); Darlene is accepted to art school â?? but David is rejected.
Tuesday, May 18th, 1993
s5e25: Daughters and Other Strangers
Roseanne worries that Darlene may be planning to run away from home; new neighbor George befriends D.J.
Tuesday, September 14th, 1993
s6e1: Two Down, One to Go
Roseanne is suffering from empty-nest syndrome as Darlene heads for school. But after Darlene gets settled into her dorm, the two have a revealing mother-daughter chat, and Roseanne returns home with a plan.
Tuesday, September 21st, 1993
s6e2: 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. Meanwhile, Jackie jumps back into the dating arena.
Tuesday, September 28th, 1993
s6e3: Party Politics
Roseanne attempts to enlist Darlene's aid in taming a rebellious D.J., while scheming to reunite her with David.
Tuesday, October 5th, 1993
s6e4: 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 -- then realizes it is hers from decades ago.
Tuesday, October 19th, 1993
s6e5: Be My Baby
After months of trying to get pregnant, Roseanne learns that Jackie is expecting -- and Fred is the unknowing father.
Tuesday, October 26th, 1993
s6e6: Halloween V
Hallowe'en at the diner becomes complicated when Nancy complains that Dan doesn't like her, and Roseanne discovers that Darlene and David are each dating others.
Tuesday, November 2nd, 1993
s6e7: 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.
Tuesday, November 9th, 1993
s6e8: Guilt by Imagination
Dan has a hard time concealing the fact that he had lunch with an old flame.
Tuesday, November 16th, 1993
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.
Tuesday, November 23rd, 1993
s6e10: 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.
Tuesday, November 30th, 1993
s6e11: 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.
Tuesday, December 14th, 1993
s6e12: White Trash Christmas
Roseanne and Dan snub the neighborhood association by putting up gaudy Xmas decorations, and become furious with Becky when she gives the cheque they have given her for college to Mark and takes a job as a waitress in a tacky bar.
Tuesday, January 4th, 1994
s6e13: Suck Up or Shut Up
Roseanne joins a women's club in hopes of establishing useful contacts, leaving DJ high and dry with a weird classmate whose mother also belongs; meanwhile Mark drops a bombshell on Becky when Dan discovers that he has dropped out of school.
Tuesday, January 11th, 1994
Dan and Roseanne try to talk Mark into coming back to Becky; meanwhile, Roseanne finds out that David is living with Darlene and heads for Chicago to confront them.
Tuesday, February 1st, 1994
s6e15: David vs. Goliath
Guilt and Roseanne's slavedriving push David to confess to Dan that he was living with Darlene in Chicago, and Dan throws him out; Jackie refuses to take money for the baby from Fred; Roseanne and Becky try to pressure Dan to hire Mark.
Tuesday, February 8th, 1994
s6e16: Everyone Comes to Jackie's
Jackie's house buzzes with activity as Roseanne tries to hide David from Dan.
Tuesday, February 15th, 1994
s6e17: Don't Make Room for Daddy
Roseanne becomes involved in a family feud as Fred sues Jackie for custody of their unborn child; Mark and D.J. tease David for being unmanly.
Tuesday, March 1st, 1994
s6e18: 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; meanwhile, back home, Becky's old flame gives Mark reason to distrust Becky.
Tuesday, March 8th, 1994
s6e19: Labor Day
Jackie is due to give birth, and has to choose between Fred and Roseanne to accompany her to the delivery room.
Tuesday, March 22nd, 1994
s6e20: Past Imperfect
When Dan's father misses an alimony payment, Dan and Roseanne argue about covering it; meanwhile, Fred becomes concerned about Jackie's sexual past.
Tuesday, March 29th, 1994
s6e21: Lies My Father Told Me
Roseanne helps Dan understand his dad's lying about his mom's mental state.
Tuesday, May 3rd, 1994
s6e22: 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.
Tuesday, May 10th, 1994
s6e23: 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.
Tuesday, May 17th, 1994
s6e24: Isn't It Romantic?
Fred asks Roseanne how to propose to Jackie, then uses hints from Jackie's favourite soap opera; an enraged Roseanne demands romance from Dan, then turns to fantasy; Mark and David struggle with the concepts of feminism.
Tuesday, May 24th, 1994
s6e25: 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"" â?? 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"" â?? none other than Dan.
Wednesday, September 21st, 1994
s7e1: Nine is Enough
Space limitations prompt Dan and Roseanne to boot Becky and Mark; Dan must shave his armpits to treat a cyst, and Roseanne finds his new look sexually appealing. Jackie moves out when Fred accuses her of smothering the baby; and Roseanne reveals that she has not caught Mark's flu.
Wednesday, September 28th, 1994
s7e2: Two for One
Dan is anxious at the thought of Roseanne having another child; Roseanne is upset to discover that Darlene is seeing a college student and that David has accepted it.
Wednesday, October 5th, 1994
s7e3: Snoop Davey Dave
Smarting over being dumped by Darlene, David tells her parents that she has been experimenting with drugs at college.
Wednesday, October 12th, 1994
s7e4: Girl Talk
Dan, Mark and Fred indulge in a little ""girl talk"" and are horrified to discover what their respective wives have told each other about the men's sexual preferences â?? and disfunctions.
Wednesday, October 19th, 1994
David has to move in with D.J. when the basement is flooded; David hesitantly admits to Becky that he had an erotic dream; she assumes it was about her; D.J. tells Mark, who tries to beat up David; then David confesses the dream was really about Roseanne.
Wednesday, October 26th, 1994
s7e6: Skeleton in the Closet
Leon outdoes himself hosting a Halloween soirÃ©e with the Lunch Box clan and a bevy of his gay friends, many of whom seem to know Fred â?? intimately. Meanwhile, Jackie and Roseanne visit Bev's hairdresser and become convinced that she wears a wig.
Wednesday, November 2nd, 1994
s7e7: Follow the Son
D.J. wants out of his busboy job at the Lunch Box, and David wants to put the kibosh on Darlene's moving in with her new squeeze Jimmy -- who misinterprets David's obsessive interest in him.
Wednesday, November 9th, 1994
s7e8: Punch and Jimmy
An impromptu visit to Darlene's apartment gives Roseanne a clear picture of what Jimmy is all about; meanwhile at home, Dan finds himself a bit fuzzy on parenting skills: D.J. is being beaten up by a bully, and taking it out on David.
Wednesday, November 16th, 1994
s7e9: White Men Can't Kiss
D.J.'s refusal to kiss a black student in the school play brings Dan and Roseanne face to face with their own racial prejudices.
Wednesday, November 23rd, 1994
s7e10: 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.
Wednesday, November 30th, 1994
s7e11: Maybe Baby
Roseanne is warring with Dan and in a dither over her upcoming second medical test, which may require a difficult decision -- one she believes is hers alone to make.
Wednesday, December 14th, 1994
s7e12: The Parenting Trap
Dan takes the bull by the horns after he learns that D.J. isn't performing well in school; meanwhile, to Roseanne's horror, Darlene seems genuinely impressed with David's dimwitted new girlfriend.
Wednesday, January 4th, 1995
s7e13: Rear Window
The Connors get an eyeful from a new elderly neighbor couple who enjoy nudity in their home but are all too visible from Roseanne and Dan's bedroom. Meanwhile, Mark is so convinced that he is losing Becky to David that he asks Darlene for help.
Wednesday, January 11th, 1995
s7e14: My Name is Bev
After Bev is charged with drunken driving, Jackie and Roseanne accompany her to a compulsory AA seminar. Her new resolve of sobriety on Super Bowl Sunday wreaks havoc with Dan's keg party.
Wednesday, February 1st, 1995
s7e15: Bed and Bored
Roseanne feigns illness to get some rest, but grows bored instead; Jackie confronts Bev about having been a rotten mother to her.
Wednesday, February 8th, 1995
Sibling rivalries fester when Jackie complains to Roseanne about D.J.'s annoying visits, and Roseanne lures Darlene home.
Wednesday, February 15th, 1995
s7e17: 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.
Wednesday, February 22nd, 1995
s7e18: Single Married Female
In Roseanne's absence, Dan gets unexpected advice from David after discovering a scandalous secret concerning Jackie.
Wednesday, March 1st, 1995
s7e19: 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.
Wednesday, March 1st, 1995
s7e20: The Clip Show: All About Rosey (2)
The ""Sitcom Moms Welcome Wagon"" visits Roseanne.
Wednesday, March 22nd, 1995
s7e21: Husbands and Wives
Just as 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.
Wednesday, March 29th, 1995
s7e22: 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.
Wednesday, May 3rd, 1995
s7e23: The Blaming of the Shrew
Dan puts his foot down when D.J. allows a pushy vixen to boss him around; and Jackie gets a few things off her chest when she and Fred visit a therapist to save their marriage.
Wednesday, May 10th, 1995
s7e24: 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.
Wednesday, May 17th, 1995
s7e25: Couch Potatoes
Because the Conners have been selected as a Neilsen family, Roseanne decrees that their household viewing habits must change.
Wednesday, May 24th, 1995
s7e26: 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 Maryanne, and Roseanne becomes Ginger.
Tuesday, September 19th, 1995
s8e1: Shower the People You Love with Stuff
Hostesses Becky and Darlene disagree over Roseanne's baby shower.
Tuesday, September 26th, 1995
s8e2: 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.
Tuesday, October 17th, 1995
s8e3: 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.
Tuesday, October 24th, 1995
s8e4: 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.
Tuesday, October 31st, 1995
s8e5: Halloween: the Final Chapter
Roseanne reigns as ""Queen of the Gypsies, consort of wizards and seer of souls"" on Halloween, when an Ouija board sending a message from ""The Dead"" portends an unexpected event: she's in labour.
Tuesday, November 7th, 1995
s8e6: 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.
Tuesday, November 14th, 1995
s8e7: 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.
Tuesday, November 21st, 1995
s8e8: 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.
Tuesday, November 28th, 1995
s8e9: Of Mice and Dan
With his old band mate performing in town, Dan's got the blues. Seems he regrets giving up his youthful dreams to settle down with Roseanne.
Tuesday, December 5th, 1995
s8e10: 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 dinner for the Conner clan.
Tuesday, December 12th, 1995
s8e11: December Bride
Christmas for the Conners bring more than the usual holiday cheer and festivities, it also brings a wedding -- for Leon and Scott.
Tuesday, January 2nd, 1996
s8e12: The Thrilla Near the Vanilla Extract
Did someone say food fight? That's what Roseanne and Jackie's stint offering samples at a supermarket turns into when Jackie outsells her sister.
Tuesday, January 9th, 1996
s8e13: The White Sheep of the Family
D.J. inherits $500 in his great aunt Harriet's will (because he was the only member of the family she never met) and blows half of it on a trombone to impress a girl who plays tuba in the school band. Meanwhile, Darlene alienates everyone by mentioning that she has turned down a $500/week job in advertising, an entry level position that would pay her more than both her parents earn.
Tuesday, January 16th, 1996
s8e14: Becky Howser, M.D.
Roseanne advises an unhappy Becky to change her life -- not realizing that Mark doesn't share his wife's eagerness for change, so Becky intends to change her marriage.
Tuesday, February 6th, 1996
s8e15: Out of the Past
While Nana Mary amuses Roseanne and Jackie with a box of their childhood treasures, Dan and his pals reluctantly play poker with Leon and Scott.
Tuesday, February 13th, 1996
s8e16: Construction Junction
Dan weighs the merits of giving up his boring garage job for a new construction endeavor with his pals; Jackie surfs the Internet and becomes addicted.
Tuesday, February 20th, 1996
s8e17: 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.
Tuesday, February 27th, 1996
s8e18: 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.
Tuesday, March 12th, 1996
s8e19: 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.
Tuesday, March 26th, 1996
s8e20: 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.
Tuesday, April 9th, 1996
s8e21: 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.
Tuesday, April 30th, 1996
s8e22: 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.
Tuesday, May 7th, 1996
s8e23: 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.
Tuesday, May 14th, 1996
s8e24: Heart & Soul
Roseanne's brave and witty front masks her fears after Dan suffers a heart attack during Darlene's wedding reception.
Tuesday, May 21st, 1996
s8e25: 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.
Tuesday, September 17th, 1996
s9e1: Call Waiting
Roseanne goes on a spiritual odyssey in front of the TV. After walking out on Dan in the heat of anger, Roseanne 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 -- but he'd rather ""fix things"" in his marriage. And, much like the TV couples occupying Roseanne's thoughts, Dan and Roseanne just might discover that they're better off together than apart. In the coda, Jackie realizes that they have won $108 million in the state lottery.
Tuesday, September 24th, 1996
s9e2: Millions from Heaven
The Connors win the biggest lottery payoff in state history but insist they're still ""just folks.""
Tuesday, October 1st, 1996
s9e3: 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 â?? and even some of her nightmares â?? coming true thanks to the lottery winnings.
Tuesday, October 8th, 1996
s9e4: Honor Thy Mother
While Roseanne and Jackie anticipate indulging themselves to unlock their ""divine female essence"" at a luxury spa, Dan is just plain morose -- and finally admits why: nagging worries about a family member, his institutionalized mother.
Tuesday, October 15th, 1996
s9e5: Someday My Prince Will Come
A Moldavian prince descends on Lanford with one purpose in mind: to romance Jackie. It seems he's developed a royal crush on her after seeing her briefly on TV.
Tuesday, October 22nd, 1996
s9e6: Pampered to a Pulp
Roseanne and Jackie fight the battle of the bulge during their sojourn at a luxury spa, where past-life regression therapy brings out the imagined warrior in Roseanne.
Tuesday, October 29th, 1996
s9e7: Satan, Darling
Absolutely Fabulous glam gals Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley (in character as Edina and Patsy) are among the few down-to-earth participants in Roseanne's outrageous Halloween outing. They're guests at an Upper West Side soirÃ©e, where new multimillionaires Roseanne and Jackie have gained entrÃ©e into New York society. But for grandmother-to-be Roseanne, a witches' coven soon comes into play â?? a la Rosemary's Baby â?? and bizarre happenings begin to involve a very pregnant Darlene.
Tuesday, November 12th, 1996
s9e8: 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. And before long, the Conners are teaching the snobby elitists some truths about real life.
Tuesday, November 19th, 1996
Roseanne battles a group of women-hating terrorists who hold her family and a foreign diplomat hostage on a train to Washington, D.C.
Tuesday, November 26th, 1996
s9e10: 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.
Tuesday, December 3rd, 1996
s9e11: Mothers and Other Strangers
Bev pays a visit to her free-spirited mom in search of answers, while Roseanne awaits Dan's return with trepidation, fearing he might not recognize the place -- or her new look.
Tuesday, December 17th, 1996
s9e12: 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.
Tuesday, January 7th, 1997
s9e13: Say It Ain't So
Jackie forces Dan to reveal some devastating news to Roseanne: he's been having an affair in California with a nurse who cared for his mother. Meanwhile, D.J. wants the job of videotaping Darlene giving birth; and Jackie must face a harsh truth about her own love life.
Tuesday, January 14th, 1997
s9e14: 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.
Tuesday, January 28th, 1997
s9e15: 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.
Tuesday, February 11th, 1997
s9e16: 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.
Tuesday, February 11th, 1997
s9e17: 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.
Tuesday, February 18th, 1997
s9e18: 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.
Tuesday, February 25th, 1997
s9e19: 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 medicine.
Tuesday, March 4th, 1997
Jackie and Mark take in a female wrestling match; D.J. 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.
Tuesday, March 18th, 1997
s9e21: 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. Roseanne is appalled to learn that one wants to sanitize her life and the other wants to spice it up. At the same time, Bev is happily telling stories about Roseanne to a friendly florist, unaware that he is actually a tabloid reporter.
Tuesday, May 13th, 1997
s9e22: Arsenic and Old Mom
Dan's eccentric mom heads straight for Lanford after she's released from hospital, claiming to be cured. Problem is, Dan thinks she's trying to kill him.
Tuesday, May 20th, 1997
s9e23: 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. But the baby's not the only news. When friends and family gather to celebrate the birth, Becky and Mark have a surprising secret -- and Leon and Scott make an announcement.
Tuesday, May 20th, 1997
s9e24: Into That Good Night (2)
Roseanne fans find out much more than they thought they would in the second half of the season finale
s0e1: Season 3 Interviews
Season 3 DVD Cast Interviews
s0e2: A Grown-Up, Sit-Down With An Adult Becky and DJ
Season 4 DVD Special Feature. A Grown-Up, Sit-Down with an actors who played Becky and DJ,
s0e3: Life Imitating Art Imitating Roseanne
Season 4 DVD Special Feature
s0e4: Trick Me Up, Trick Me Down (S04E06 Video Commentary)
Season Four DVD extra
s0e5: Thanksgiving '91 (S04E10 Video Commentary)
Season Four DVD extra
s0e6: John Goodman: A Candid Interview
DVD Extra from Season 2
s0e7: DJ: All Grown Up
DVD Extra from Season 2
s0e8: Best of Season Two
DVD Extra from Season 2
s0e9: Wacky Jackie
DVD Extra from Season 2
s0e10: Roseanne Reunited - Behind the Scenes: Season One Launch Party
DVD Extra from Season 2
s0e11: John Goodman Audition
DVD Extra from Season 2