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The story of a working-class family struggling with life's essential problems: marriage, children, money and parents-in-law.

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Won 3 Golden Globes. Another 44 wins & 109 nominations. See more awards »

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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 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 Bossy Bessie

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Comedy | Drama

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18 October 1988 (USA)  »

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Life and Stuff  »

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John Goodman, Laurie Metcalfe, Lecy Goranson and Johnny Galecki were all Chicago actors before signing on with Roseanne. Laurie and John were both Steppenwolf alumns. See more »

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Throughout the series, primarily the latter seasons, the boom frequently drops into the shots. See more »

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Final Episode - Final Scene "Those who dream by night, in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that all was vanity; but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dream with open eyes, and make it possible." T.E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) See more »

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Referenced in Late Night with Conan O'Brien: 5 (1998) See more »

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One of the best tv sitcoms ever.
13 December 1998 | by See all my reviews

Roseanne is the most dramatic comedy, without the bugging educating stuff. All the actors are great. Dialogues are real. Sure, the first seasons are better than the newer ones, but you still should see every episode with this fab family who likes to win first prize as "white trash". One of the only shows with the woman-wife at the center, Roseanne portrays one of the best and true mothers in tv- ever. Ever-changing, always in control Roseanne the woman has a great deal to be proud of this 9 seasons running wonderful tv sitcom.


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