On Thanksgiving Day, Jackie finally spills the news of her new job to Mom (Estelle Parsons), and Dan's dad (Ned Beatty) butters up Crystal (Natalie West). Al: John Randolph. Audrey: Ann Wedgeworth. Jackie: Laurie Metcalf.
Thanksgiving brings four generations together in time to cope with a surprise announcement from Bev. Mary: Shelley Winters. Lonnie: Kristopher Kent Hill. Darlene: Sara Gilbert. Roseanne: Rosanne Arnold.
Roseanne's job as Santa at the mall leads to a meeting with Darlene's new friend (Lee Garlington) and a revelation about Darlene. Sally: Bethany Jaye Allyn. Jason: Bradley Michael Pierce. Nicole: Myah Dillard.