17 Facts About Roseanne


In 2002, Roseanne was ranked No 35 on TV Guides 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time.

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The family consisted of outspoken Roseanne, married to husband Dan, and their three children: Becky, Darlene, and DJ.

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Roseanne is a line worker at Wellman Plastics, along with her sister Jackie and friend Crystal .

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Roseanne wants ten relaxing minutes to herself in the bathtub; this turns into a bizarre dream sequence that has the entire cast singing parodies of songs from musical comedies.

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Later, at Thanksgiving dinner, Roseanne unexpectedly discovers a budding romance between Dan's father, Ed, and Crystal.

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Roseanne's own writing aspirations are given a boost after Dan builds her an office in the basement.

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Roseanne takes a waitress job in the luncheonette at Rodbell's Department Store, working with her boss, Leon, and co-worker, Bonnie .

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When Roseanne discovers Fisher physically abused Jackie, Dan beats him up and is arrested.

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Roseanne's rich, estranged cousin Ronnie visits and encourages Darlene to get her GED and apply to arts colleges.

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Roseanne refuses to let Darlene attend before finishing high school.

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Roseanne wants Darlene to go after learning David threatened to break up, though Darlene's real reason is fear she will fail.

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Roseanne discovers a marijuana stash in the basement, believing it is David's.

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Roseanne's brings him back to Lanford, but when Dan finds out the truth, he throws David out, but soon allows him to return.

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Scott is a probate lawyer whom Roseanne befriended, and set up with Leon—whom she claims is not as hip as the way she had written him; this seems a tad tongue in cheek.

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Roseanne was successful from its beginning, ranking No 1 in the Nielsen ratings during its second season, narrowly beating out The Cosby Show.

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Roseanne dropped to 35th place during the ninth and final season of its original run.

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Roseanne was put into off-network syndication beginning in September 1992.

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