Part 2 of 2: Dan gets bailed out of jail by an amused Darlene, while rumors fly from wild to wilder, as to why he was arrested. Jackie learns why Dan was arrested, and finds herself both angry with, ...
Part 1 of 2: D.J. is busted at school for having obscene reading material. Dan meets with the principal, but dreads it, because he is certain that the reading material D.J. brought to school is one ...
Al Bundy is a misanthropic women's shoe salesman with a miserable life. He hates his job, his wife is lazy, his son is dysfunctional (especially with women), and his daughter is dim-witted and promiscuous.
"Roseanne" is the story of a working-class family struggling with life's essential problems - marriage, children, money, and parents-in-law. A now-classic sitcom, the story circles around the Connor family, a family of five that includes the parents, Roseanne (Roseanne Barr) and Dan (John Goodman), and the children, Becky (Alicia Goranson), Darlene (Sara Gilbert), and D.J. (Michael Fishman). Roseanne is helped in her challenge to keep the family moving along by her single sister, Jackie (Laurie Metcalf), and various friends.Written by
Wanda Sykes was recently asked about her quitting from the Roseanne reboot at a stand-up presentation she was doing. And when she did, she was terse and to the point: "Roseanne? The thing is I don't have any jokes about it. She said some racist sh-it and I quit." See more »
In "Brain Dead Poet Society," Roseanne only serves a plate of food to Dan and Darlene, but DJ and Becky have plates of food in front of them at the end of the scene. See more »
Often, a deleted scene from an episode would be shown during the credits. Otherwise, in earlier episodes, the normal closing theme would be heard. See more »
The new rebooted 2018 version of Roseanne made a good and courageous effort of addressing important issues; such as Islam in America, with a touching moment of Roseanne defending her Muslim neighbor in Episode 7.
Pity the show got cancelled; even if it was justified, due to a racist tweet from its star, Roseanne Barr, which has led to ABC pulling the show.
Realistic working-class voices on TV are very important; even if it means addressing issues that are uncomfortable to some established members of society; such as poverty, unemployment, Trump support and right-wing politics; the harmful mutual demonisation of left and right politics in America certainly restricting constructive political debate in America these days.
Should ABC forgive Roseanne Barr for the tweet which was unquestionably dogwhistle racism? In my opinion, yes. Perhaps humble her a bit more, but a second 'reboot' attempt of the TV show might be the way to go here; to encourage political debate, soul-searching and analysis of important social-political challenges in America.
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