History Series / Roseanne

10th Jul '17 5:54:17 PM tyrekecorrea
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* BookEnds: Though not exact, it comes close. The very first episode has Roseanne going to Darlene's school because she was barking in class. In the finale, Roseanne brings it up in conversation. When Darlene says she can't believe that she barked in class, Roseanne replies with almost exactly what she told the teacher at the time: "Oh honey, we all barked".

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* BookEnds: Though not exact, it comes close. The very first episode has Roseanne going to Darlene's school because she was barking in class. In the finale, finale, Roseanne brings it up in conversation. When Darlene says she can't believe that she barked in class, Roseanne replies with almost exactly what she told the teacher at the time: "Oh honey, we all barked".barked."
10th Jul '17 5:53:51 PM tyrekecorrea
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* BookEnds: Though not exact, it comes close. The very first episode has Roseanne going to Darlene's school because she was barking in class. In the finale, during a conversion Roseanne brings it up and when Darlene says she can't believe that she barked in class, Roseanne replies with almost exactly what she told the teacher at the time: "Oh honey, we all barked".

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* BookEnds: Though not exact, it comes close. The very first episode has Roseanne going to Darlene's school because she was barking in class. In the finale, during a conversion finale, Roseanne brings it up and when in conversation. When Darlene says she can't believe that she barked in class, Roseanne replies with almost exactly what she told the teacher at the time: "Oh honey, we all barked".
29th Jun '17 9:29:21 AM DrOO7
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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse : Becky keeps guinea pigs in the garage in Season 1. They're only mentioned a couple of times, then no mention is made of them again. Perhaps that's the afroementioned NoodleIncident.

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** "I lost Dan last year after his heart attack."
* WhamShot: Dan's empty chair after Roseanne admits that he died from his heart attack.
** Roseanne coming out of her writing room into the same old kitchen/living room after a season's worth of redecorating.
* WhatHappenedToTheMouse : Becky keeps guinea pigs in the garage in Season 1. They're only mentioned a couple of times, then no mention is made of them again. Perhaps that's the afroementioned aforementioned NoodleIncident.
26th Jun '17 5:59:13 AM bubzilla
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** When DJ is watching Gilligan's Island on TV and gives Gilligan the finger, Dan goes to look, barely containing his laughter. When admonished off camera by Roseanne, Dan protests "well he's the reason they're still stuck on that island".
9th Jun '17 8:09:44 PM MagBas
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*** FridgeBrilliance sets in when you realize that the real change happened around the time she dated the abusive Fisher.
* {{Foreshadowing}} / HilariousInHindsight:

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*** FridgeBrilliance sets in when you realize that the real change happened around the time she dated the abusive Fisher.
* {{Foreshadowing}} / HilariousInHindsight:{{Foreshadowing}}:
9th Jun '17 8:07:54 PM GarrulousTiger
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* IfYouEverDoAnythingToHurtHer: Roseanne's final words to Fisher, who was physically abusive to Jackie, as she is helping her sister move out:

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* IfYouEverDoAnythingToHurtHer: Roseanne's final words to While helping Jackie move out of Fisher's, Roseanne tells Fisher, who was physically abusive to Jackie, as she is helping her sister move out: abused Jackie (and was in return beaten black and blue by Dan):
9th Jun '17 8:03:42 PM GarrulousTiger
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* IfYouEverDoAnythingToHurtHer: Roseanne's final words to Fisher, who was physically abusive to Jackie, as she is helping her sister move out:
--> You ever come near her again, and this time ''I'll'' handle you. And believe me, I'm way more dangerous than Dan. I have a loose-meat restaurant. I know what to do with the body.
19th May '17 9:37:36 PM Geoduck
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Was in talks for a sequel {{Revival}} written and produced by the ''Series/ArrestedDevelopment'' guys.

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Was in talks In 2017 it was announced that most of the cast was reuniting for a sequel {{Revival}} written and produced by the ''Series/ArrestedDevelopment'' guys.
revival, consisting of a single(?) eight-episode season.
13th May '17 2:05:35 AM The_Glorious_SOB
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* AnyoneCanDie: [[spoiler: Dan, revealed in the final episode he really did die from his heart attack. All episodes from that point onward were just fantasies dream up by Roseanne for her book. Technically every episode was a fantasy, as the whole series was written by Roseanne in the downstairs office]].

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* AnyoneCanDie: [[spoiler: Dan, revealed in the final episode he really did die from his heart attack. All episodes from that point onward were just fantasies dream dreamt up by Roseanne for her book. Technically every episode was a fantasy, as the whole series was written by Roseanne in the downstairs office]].
27th Feb '17 9:31:04 AM Gravidef
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* DumbassHasAPoint: While he wasn't a dumbass, D.J. was strange bordering on creepy. When they were getting the diner off the ground, they were agonizing over the name. D.J. mentioned he felt left out since everybody else was getting to do things. Roseanne says it's his diner, too, and he'll get to help. He automatically shouts out that he gets to name it. Everybody panics slightly (again, D.J. was '''weird''',) but when he says "The Lunchbox," everybody agreed that it was absolutely perfect.

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* DumbassHasAPoint: While he wasn't a dumbass, D.J. was strange bordering on creepy.creepy (and not the brightest bulb in the box). When they were getting the diner off the ground, they were agonizing over the name. D.J. mentioned he felt left out since everybody else was getting to do things. Roseanne says it's his diner, too, and he'll get to help. He automatically shouts out that he gets to name it. Everybody panics slightly (again, D.J. was '''weird''',) but when he says "The Lunchbox," everybody agreed that it was absolutely perfect.



** In the Disney World two-parter, Roseanne jokingly suggests that she and Dan cash out his life insurance policy to go on a cruise. Dan smiles and says "I don't think that's such a good idea." [[spoiler: It turns out he's right...]]



*** "Let Them Eat Junk" also revealed that Roseanne's tendency to eat when she's depressed comes from Bev's using ice cream and other sweets to calm her down as a child, instead of trying to figure out why she was upset.



** Becky and Darlene seem to have this too, a more lighthearted trait being Becky's love of bad boys being her taking after her mother, while Darlene's verbally abusive streak towards men which lasted quite awhile, causing her to break up with David and eventually pissing off her follow-up boyfriend who left her specifically because she treated him like crap. Fortunately, Darlene gets better after she realizes what she's doing and that she really did love David and wanted to make it work between them (she's still snarky thereafter, but also tries to be more compassionate).

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** Becky and Darlene seem to have this too, a more lighthearted trait being too. Becky's is more lighthearted--her [[AllGirlsWantBadBoys love of bad boys being boys]] seems to be her taking after her mother, while mother. Darlene's was initially PlayedForLaughs--she had verbally abusive streak towards men which lasted quite awhile, causing her to break awhile--but [[RealityEnsues reality kicked in]] when David broke up with David her, and eventually pissing off her follow-up boyfriend who did the same left her specifically because she treated him like crap. Fortunately, Darlene gets better after she realizes what she's doing and that she really did love David and wanted to make it work between them (she's still snarky thereafter, but also tries to be more compassionate).
** Another episode indicates that D.J. is beginning to develop this, as he has a girlfriend who treats him like absolute garbage and bosses him around non-stop. This may be one of the few cases of an audience getting to see a Freudian Excuse ''developing''--D.J.'s surrounded by women who dominate the men in their lives, and he hasn't yet learned that there's a difference between spousal teasing and genuine abuse.
* FriendlyEnemies: Leon and Roseanne are this in spades. They were polar opposites (Roseanne the heterosexual, blue-collar, working-class liberal feminist and Leon the homosexual, moderately wealthy, CEO conservative), swapped insults constantly, and delighted in making each other's lives a living hell. However, they were also willing to help one another out when the situation arose--Roseanne made Dan invite Leon to his weekly poker game and even stood up for him when she thought he was going to be fired for being gay, while Leon turned to her for advice when he was fearful of his upcoming marriage (a wedding Roseanne herself planned).
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