Roseanne: Season 1, Episode 14

Father's Day (7 Feb. 1989)

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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.


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Episode complete credited cast:
Jackie Harris (credit only)
Becky Conner (as Lecy Goranson)
Natalie West ...


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.

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Comedy | Drama





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7 February 1989 (USA)  »

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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 »


Ed Conner: [about sons] Yeah, they're too precious, you know. I don't know about mothers and sons, but with fathers and sons huuugh. A Father looks at his son, and he sees every mistake he ever made, you know. And he just, and he just wants to put him on some kind of path, where he won't make those same mistakes.
Roseanne: [trying to talk] Yeah, but Ed he...
Ed Conner: [cutting her off] No, a father and a son, I mean, you see what woulda, what coulda, what shoulda been.
Roseanne: [cutting him off] Ed. Ed! When you're on the phone, do you ...
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