Roseanne

A loving but imperfect working-class family led by its `domestic goddess' mother was the basis of this classic, long-running sitcom. Issue-oriented storylines and its identifiable blue-collar characters made this the antithesis of the traditional warm-and-fuzzy family sitcom, and the success of its stand-up star inspired other comics (including Jerry Se (more…)

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Season 1, Episode 1 Life and Stuff

First Aired: October 18, 1988

Roseanne deals with complaints that her daughter Darlene (Sara Gilbert) barks in school, then returns home from work to find that hubby Dan (John Goodman) didn't fix the plumbing. Becky: Lecy Goranson. D.J.: Sal Barone. Jackie: Laurie Metcalf. The series pilot.

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  • Premiered: October 18, 1988
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: A loving but imperfect working-class family led by its `domestic goddess' mother was the basis of this classic, long-running sitcom. Issue-oriented storylines and its identifiable blue-collar characters made this the antithesis of the traditional warm-and-… (more)

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