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In this sitcom, a working-class family copes with the ups and downs of everyday life. The series originally ran from 1988 to 1997, and it was revived in 2018. The revival was abruptly cancelled when its star, Roseanne Barr, caused a controversy with racially problematic activity on social media.

Roseanne is a Comedy Kids & Family series that is currently running and has 10 seasons (231 episodes). The series first aired on October 18, 1988. It has moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.0.

Roseanne is available for streaming on the ABC website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Roseanne on demand at Pluto TV, Peacock Amazon Prime, Amazon, Vudu, Google Play, Hoopla, iTunes, Pluto TV, Peacock online.

10 Seasons, 231 Episodes
October 18, 1988
Comedy Kids & Family
Cast: Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert, Michael Fishman
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Roseanne Full Episode Guide

  • Roseanne's knee gets worse so Dan is forced to a make an important work decision; but when a major storm hits Lanford, their fortunes change for the better. Later, Darlene realizes she has to go back to her first passion, writing.

  • After celebrating their 45th anniversary, Roseanne reveals to Dan a bigger problem with her bad knee. Meanwhile, Crystal announces her retirement as a waitress at the casino, and Becky and Darlene compete for the job, which has full-time benefits.

  • The Conners can't pay their Wi-Fi bill, so they befriend their new neighbors to use the internet for Mary to Skype with mom Geena, who is stationed in Afghanistan. Meanwhile, Dan loses an important job and D.J. admits post-military life has been hard, so they come up with a plan to make extra money.

  • After Beverly gets kicked out of the nursing home, Roseanne and Jackie fight over who will take care of their mother. Meanwhile, Mark's creative touch with building a birdhouse for Dan's customer is more than Dan can handle, but Darlene defends her son.

  • David unexpectedly shows up for Harris' birthday after being absent for years, forcing Darlene to re-examine their relationship and the rest of the family. Meanwhile, Bev temporarily moves into the Conner home after an incident at the nursing home prevents her from returning.

  • A crucial moment for Becky's surrogacy arrangement forces her and Darlene to critically assess each other's lives. Meanwhile, an animal rescue organization rejects Jackie's application to adopt a puppy; and Roseanne makes a plan to change their mind.

  • Roseanne's clash with Darlene over how she's raising her kids - especially Harris - reaches a breaking point; while Dan tries to help Roseanne with her bad knee by getting her an elevator chair, which she refuses to use because she doesn't want to admit getting old.

  • Darlene's son, Mark, gets caught with a pocket knife after being bullied on the first day of his new school. Meanwhile, Becky invites Andrea over to meet the family and is nervous to bring her home.

  • With everybody welcoming home baby Harris, and Becky learning she is expecting one of her own, Roseanne sits back and narrates life the way it really was as to the way she saw it.

  • Roseanne and Dan are delighted that Darlene, David, and their new daughter, Harris Conner Healy, will be staying with them. D.J. has grudgingly given up his room for them and is moving to the basement.

  • Audrey has come back to lanford (last seen in "We Gather Together"), and well she's released and she's there to kill Dan!

  • Roseanne and Jackie are disturbed about the feeding frenzy in the media since the Conners won the lottery. But they're extremely excited about the bidding war for rights to the Conners' story for a TV movie.

  • Dan comes to the house to pick up Jerry while Roseanne is out. Later, Dan returns to tell Roseanne he loves her and wants to reconcile. Eventually, she agrees they belong together.

  • Roseanne has spent so much time with Edgar Wellman that Jackie accuses her of having a crush on him. At first Roseanne denies it, but eventually admits she finds him extremely attractive.

  • When Roseanne and Jackie are invited to a luncheon at the exclusive Lanford Country Club, they're a little nervous. But their curiosity gets the better of them and they decide to attend.

  • In a deep depression, Roseanne takes to her bed. She's stuffing herself with junk food and will only let Jackie in long enough to bring more food.

  • Dan's getting ready to fly back to California, while Roseanne is driving all around Lanford buying fast food, stuffing herself in misery and listening to radio talk shows.

  • Jackie confronts Dan about the phone conversation she overheard, and Dan admits that he's been having a relationship with his mother's nurse. They haven't slept together and Dan still loves Roseanne, but he doesn't know what to do.

  • Roseanne is missing Dan terribly, and it doesn't help that Jackie spends all her time giggling on the phone with the prince. Roseanne's worried that with all her redecorating, Dan won't recognize the place.

  • Roseanne is depressed that Dan won't be home for Thanksgiving. But she's elated that for the first time ever, she won't have to cook since she's having the meal catered. And though she's surrounded by her family, it doesn't quite feel like home.

  • When a bunch of woman-hating terrorists hijack a train, it's up to Roseanne to save the day.

  • Rosie and the clan are invited to stay at the Wentworths, which turns their lives topsy turvy!.

  • Roseanne, Jackie and Nancy attend a high society party in New York for the launch of a new perfume. They are surrounded by celebrities and society people who prove to be a bunch of name-dropping phonies.

  • Roseanne and Jackie visit a spa.

  • Prince Carlos of Moldavia sees Kathleen Sullivan's interview with the Conner family and decides that he has to meet Jackie. He arrives at the Lanford Lunchbox and introduces himself to Jackie, who thinks it's all a joke.

  • Dan's friends and family wonder what's up when he begins pondering the meaning of life. Everyone assumes he's in a pensive mood because he's won so much money in the lottery.

  • Newly wealthy Roseanne indulges in daydreams involving Hugh Hefner and an appearance on the Jerry Springer Show in which she imagines her dreams – and even some of her nightmares – coming true thanks to the lottery winnings. Some of her fantasies are played out in a glamourous photo shoot with Jackie

  • Jackie rushes over to let the Conners know that they've just won the lottery prize of $108 million. The family is stunned, but they soon begin fantasizing about how they'll spend the money.

  • After their big fight, Dan leaves dozens of messages for Roseanne on Jackie's answering machine, trying to reconcile. Jackie reminds Roseanne that they have "scientifically picked" numbers for that night's drawing.

Roseanne News

Roseanne Barr Says She's 'Queer'

It's not clear what she meant by it, though.

Did Sara Gilbert Destroy Roseanne Barr's Career?

Roseanne says her co-star is responsible for her downfall.

Roseanne Barr Isn't Happy with 'The Conners'

And she took to Twitter to vent.

Are Viewers Finished with TV Reboots?

Turns out, TV viewers might actually like to see something new.

Will 'The Conners' Survive without Roseanne?

The spin-off of 'Roseanne' has some high expectations to meet.

'Roseanne' Cast Speaks Out About Series Cancellation

The news came as a shock to all of them.

Roseanne Barr Dishes Big Spoiler for 'The Conners'

Maybe she should have been kept out of the creative loop after she was fired from 'Roseanne.'

Roseanne Slams Ambien in Dr. Oz Interview

She still blames the sleep aid for her problematic recent behavior.

John Goodman Defends Roseanne in New Interview

The actor says his former co-star is definitely not a racist.

Tim Allen Thinks Roseanne is a Victim of an 'Icy Time' for Comedians

Allen laments that there are now some things comics can't say.

Roseanne Barr Apologizes for Being Misunderstood

Fox News' Sean Hannity forgives her, sort of.

Sean Hannity Will Interview Roseanne Barr

Roseanne didn't think she could find a friendly interviewer to tell her story, but Hannity should be just the ticket.

Roseanne Says She Was Fired Because She Voted for Trump

She thinks her career was the victim of a political assassination.

Roseanne Barr Offers Loud, Profane Explanation for Her Controversial Tweet

Barr continues to insist she's not racist.

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Roseanne Video Clips & Extras

Darlene Gets Flirtatious - Roseanne Clip (01:00) The Conners Celebrate Their State of Emergency - Roseanne Clip (00:46) Roseanne And Dans Anniversary - Roseanne Clip (01:54) Crystal Is Retiring - Roseanne Clip (01:32) Dan and DJ Start A Business - Roseanne Clip (00:59) Bevs New Boyfriend - Roseanne Clip (01:36) Roseanne and Jackie Argue - Roseanne Clip (00:57) Bird House - Roseanne Clip (01:04)