Dan's father arrives for a visit, and old resentments and hostility are brought into the light. The first of Ned Beatty's appearances as Ed Conner.
Did You Know?
Ed mentions that Dan's mother was eight months pregnant when Dan was three, meaning he has at least one sibling. A sister was referenced in one of the earlier episodes but never talked about again. The reference may have been cut out when the series went into syndication. See more
When Dan was talking to Roseanne in bed, he mentions that Meramec Caverns was south of St Louis when in fact, it's west of St Louis. See more
... All I was doing was giving Danny a little fatherly advice.
But that's the thing about fatherly advice, Ed. I mean, it's a give and take kinda thing. You can only give it so much before the kid can't take it anymore!