David's parents are moving to Chicago, and David does not want to join them. Darlene asks if David can move in with them, but Roseanne and Dan declare it out of the question. Roseanne later learns that David was planning to run away, so she met his mother, who came off as mean and drunk. She treated David poorly, forcing Roseanne to change her mind and allow David to move in with them. Written by
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[Roseanne tells Dan that she's letting David move in after all
Well, I didn't do it for Darlene; she's the last person I want to make happy. I did it for David! I couldn't leave him there.
That's what you said when we found that lost puppy on the highway. I don't want this to wind up like that. I don't wanna have to put David to sleep.