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Roseanne 

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A revival of the popular 1990s sitcom "Roseanne", which centered on the everyday life of an American working-class family.
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2018   1997   1996   1995   1994   1993   … See all »
Won 3 Golden Globes. Another 46 wins & 113 nominations. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
Roseanne Barr ...  Roseanne Conner / ... 230 episodes, 1988-2018
John Goodman ...  Dan Conner / ... 230 episodes, 1988-2018
Laurie Metcalf ...  Jackie Harris / ... 230 episodes, 1988-2018
Michael Fishman ...  D.J. Conner / ... 229 episodes, 1988-2018
Sara Gilbert ...  Darlene Conner / ... 230 episodes, 1988-2018
Alicia Goranson ...  Becky Conner / ... 158 episodes, 1988-2018
Johnny Galecki ...  David Healy / ... 94 episodes, 1992-2018
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"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 (Roseanne Barr) and Dan (John Goodman), and the children, Becky (Alicia Goranson), Darlene (Sara Gilbert), and D.J. (Michael Fishman). Roseanne is helped in her challenge to keep the family moving along by her single sister, Jackie (Laurie Metcalf), and various friends. Written by Bossy Bessie

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Negotiations for a "Roseanne" spin-off are moving forward and making some "important progress", but there are still roadblocks the creators have to move past. The Hollywood Reporter said last week that ABC and producer Carsey-Werner do not want any part if Barr is involved in the spin-off. See more »

Goofs

In "Deliverance," you can see crew members in the mirror behind the counter at the diner. See more »

Crazy Credits

Often, a deleted scene from an episode would be shown during the credits. Otherwise, in earlier episodes, the normal closing theme would be heard. See more »

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Nice TV show addressing important social issues
4 June 2018 | by Dr_Mark_ODohertySee all my reviews

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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18 October 1988 (USA) See more »

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