David announces to the Conners that he wants to spend a month in Europe after graduation, but Darlene selfishly pressures him out of it. Dan starts working on building his boat again, but Roseanne insists that they can't afford it, and makes fun of his dream, launching into a fantasy where she and her family play the castaways on Gilligan's Island (1964). Cast members from Gilligan's Island (1964) cameo as members of the Conner family. Written by
Lynne Boris Johnston
Did You Know?
During the dream sequence, Roseanne says: "Four words: Denny Dillon is Ginger." This is an inside-joke referencing the made-for-TV movie Roseanne: An Unauthorized Biography
(1994) in which Dillon portrayed Roseanne. See more
[just after announcing to Dan, Roseanne, and Darlene, that he wants to spend a month in Europe with the graduation money his mother sent him
[Darlene leaves the room, David follows
Hey, are you mad or something?
No, Pierre. I'm delighted that you're going to be in Europe all summer while I'm stuck in Lanford in "Château de Lard-ass".
Spoofs Gilligan's Island