Roseanne (1988–1997)
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Arsenic and Old Mom 

Dan's estranged mother heads straight to Lanford for a visit after she's released from the hospital. However, Dan suspects she's far from cured and is afraid she's trying to kill him.

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Roseanne Conner (as Roseanne)
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Jackie Harris (credit only)
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Darlene Conner-Healy (credit only)
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Becky Conner-Healy (credit only)
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Lawrence Broch ...
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Dan's estranged mother heads straight to Lanford for a visit after she's released from the hospital. However, Dan suspects she's far from cured and is afraid she's trying to kill him.

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Comedy | Drama | Family

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13 May 1997 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Carrie Fisher is one of the writers of this episode, and her mother is Debbie Reynolds, who is the actress playing Dan's mother. See more »

Goofs

DJ explains to his grandmother that Return of the Jedi is a 1970's genre pic, like Empire Strikes Back. But both of these movies came out in the 1980s - Jedi in 1983 and Empire Strikes Back in 1980. See more »

Quotes

Dan Conner: Somebody closed the garage door.
Roseanne: Like... the wind?
Dan Conner: Yeah, and I suppose Mr. Wind started up the motorcycle as well.
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Connections

References Arsenic and Old Lace (1944) See more »

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Danny Boy
Written by Frederick Edward Weatherly
Performed by Debbie Reynolds
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Totally Excellent!
1 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was one of the best shows in the latter seasons. I cant believe how superb the writing for this show was. It was brilliant from beginning to end.

Debbie Reynolds was the best I've ever seen in all her acting. This is one episode NOT to miss.

Just when you think there cant possibly be anything else left to portray, the writers dig up another hunk of meat to really chew.

This episodes title is perfect.

Comedy rises through the seriousness of this show. It is a laugh a minute, then a thought provoking scene, followed by more laughs. It is comic genius.


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