Part 2 of 2: Dan gets bailed out of jail by an amused Darlene, while rumors fly from wild to wilder, as to why he was arrested. Jackie learns why Dan was arrested, and finds herself both angry with, ...
Part 1 of 2: D.J. is busted at school for having obscene reading material. Dan meets with the principal, but dreads it, because he is certain that the reading material D.J. brought to school is one ...
Will and Grace live together in an apartment in New York City. He's a gay lawyer, she's a straight interior designer. Their best friends are Jack, a gleeful but proud gay man, and Karen, a charismatic, filthy rich, amoral socialite.
Al Bundy is a misanthropic women's shoe salesman with a miserable life. He hates his job, his wife is lazy, his son is dysfunctional (especially with women), and his daughter is dim-witted and promiscuous.
'Roseanne' is the story of a working-class family struggling with life's essential problems--marriage, children, money, and parents-in-law. A now-classic sitcom, the story circles around the Connor family, a family of five that includes the parents, Roseanne and Dan, and the children, Becky, Darlene, and D.J.. Roseanne is helped in her challenge to keep the family moving along by her single sister, Jackie, and various friends.Written by
The new rebooted 2018 version of Roseanne made a good and courageous effort of addressing important issues; such as Islam in America, with a touching moment of Roseanne defending her Muslim neighbor in Episode 7.
Pity the show got cancelled; even if it was justified, due to a racist tweet from its star, Roseanne Barr, which has led to ABC pulling the show.
Realistic working-class voices on TV are very important; even if it means addressing issues that are uncomfortable to some established members of society; such as poverty, unemployment, Trump support and right-wing politics; the harmful mutual demonisation of left and right politics in America certainly restricting constructive political debate in America these days.
Should ABC forgive Roseanne Barr for the tweet which was unquestionably dogwhistle racism? In my opinion, yes. Perhaps humble her a bit more, but a second 'reboot' attempt of the TV show might be the way to go here; to encourage political debate, soul-searching and analysis of important social-political challenges in America.
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