A typical day in the Conner's life is displayed when Roseanne is called to the school because Darlene is barking in class.
When Dan comes across extra money, Roseanne and him decide not to spend it on anything menial, such as a the bell he's always wanted, or a perfume she desires. Of course, indulgence always gets its way...
After running into a divorcee friend of theirs while on a dinner date at the Lanford Inn, Roseanne and Dan question what life would have been like without the other. Meanwhile, Jackie is stuck babysitting Becky, Darlene and D.J.
Dan enters a radio contest by writing an old love note from Roseanne into a country song.
A night of bowling is more than just bowling for each of the Conner's, with Becky dressing to impress the snack attendant Chip, Jackie placing a game bet with Booker and Roseanne, of course, meddling.
As the family decide to a take family portrait, Jackie reveals to Roseanne that years ago Dan had a one night stand with her worst enemy.
It's up to Roseanne and Jackie to cheer up Crystal after she breaks up with her boyfriend, so they resort to the Lobo Louge. Meanwhile, Darlene seems resistant to write a report about Betsy Ross.
Dan's birthday party at the Lobo Lounge is interupted by a bully, leaving Dan questioning his manhood when he fails to defend himself.
Dan has a bet with Roseanne that he can finish his repair work within one Saturday, but his buddies disruptions prove to be no help.
Roseanne and Dan try to sell their old junk in a rummage sale, but Dan is unable to part with his possessions. Meanwhile, Darlene tries to forge a passing grade on her report card to get out of trouble.
While Darlene suffers with a job as a paper girl and Becky protests dissecting a frog for biology, Roseanne and Dan struggle to find a place to spend their 15th wedding anniversary.
Jackie takes Crystal to work on the route of the bridge where her husband Sonny was buried, causing her to have a hard time coping with his death. Meanwhile, Darlene picks up smoking.
Becky is nervous when her boyfriend Chip's parents, two high-class snots come to visit, but there seems to be something else adding to her uptight nature...and he's in the backyard.
Roseanne has a breakdown after working overtime at work, just to come home to a messy home. Dan promises to keep the house while Roseanne storms off. When Roseanne meets up with an older waitress at a small diner, her attitude towards her family life takes a different direction.
Roseanne and Jackie's parents comes to visit, and all hell breaks loose when they say they are moving to Lanford.
With Booker no longer employed at Wellman's, a new boss, Mr. Faber, takes over and has high quotas that Roseanne and the crew cannot meet. Roseanne tries to reason with Mr. Faber, but he's such a leech, that nothing seems to be working. After Faber humilates her in the lunchroom, Roseanne takes a stand by walking out on the job...followed by Jackie, Vonda, Crystal, Sylvia and Juanita.
Dan and the Wellman gang throw Roseanne a party after she lands a job at a meat packing office...but the celebration is cut off early when Roseanne learns she can't get the job due to her inability to operate a computer.
Dan's new contractor has dinner at the Conner house and winds up being obsessed with everybody, treating them like relatives, ultimately driving everybody up the wall.
Roseanne is disgusted after an unpleasant kiss from Arnie.
It's a battle of the scariest when Roseanne and Dan face-off to see who is the master of all halloween. Meanwhile, Becky believes she's too old for halloween.
A failed attempt at relaxing results in an angry Roseanne dreaming she kills her kids and Dan, followed by a musical outbreak by Roseanne and all her friends
It's a Conner Thanksgiving, and it wouldn't be a Thanksgiving without some kind of drama! Jackie finally spills the beans to her mother about getting a new job at the police academy. On top of that, Dan gets the shock of discovering that his father, Ed, has been secretly romancing Crystal.
Darlene is picked to read a poem she wrote for English class in an All Culture Night event, but opts out. Roseanne, however, really wanted to hear Darlene's poem. Much to Darlene's dismay, she winds up on stage at the Culture Night, to read her poem, a poem that would render Roseanne in painful emotions.
Roseanne is stressed due to a second job and confides in Jackie that things aren't right with Dan. Naturally, Jackie intervenes, so Dan does his best to liven things up.
After Dan lets Becky break Roseanne's rules of "no going out", Roseanne extends Becky's punishment. Becky, angry about the situation, refuses to speak to Roseanne and in turn, Roseanne refuses to speak to Dan.
Desperate to prove to her bratty seventeen-year-old boss that she needs the weekends off, Roseanne invites him over to her home. As an attempt to "butter him up", Dan even completes his auto mechanic assignment for him. However, in spite of everything, he still choses not to give Roseanne those weekends, with the only alternative being her job...
While Roseanne is away helping out her parents, Jackie takes over as the mother of the Conner home. At first everyone doubts Jackie's ability, however, as time goes on, it turns out Jackie is Lanford's Supermom.
At Crystal's suggestion, Roseanne applies for a job at a beauty parlor. Originally reluctant to take the job, the owner's interest in her employment prompts her to accept.
Roseanne and Dan (against his will) start a new diet, with loads of food boycotts and exercises.
Roseanne's interference in Jackie's love life causes restraint between Roseanne and Jackie. But reconciliation is around the corner when Jackie announces that she is getting married.
Roseanne gets into a car accident with rich Meg Wellman, the wife of the Wellman Plastics owner, and she might take her to court.
After struggling through tax day jargon, Roseanne and Dan wind up waiting forever at the I.R.S office just to ask one question, which gets answered by a snooty I.R.S Supervisor and a tirade rant by Roseanne.
Roseanne decides to take a second job at a coffee shop.
Jackie's more than depressed when an injury on the job results in Gary breaking up with her, unable to deal with her dangerous career. Meanwhile, Becky and Darlene are scared when they find their old dolls have been beheaded by D.J.
Becky brings home a new boyfriend, the "bad boy" biker Mark Healy, much to Roseanne and Dan's disapproval. When they believe Mark may be bad news, and when Becky breaks curfew, Roseanne and Dan decide Becky shouldn't see Mark again...but does she follow through?
Roseanne uses her lumberjack costume to her advantage when she is able to act and look like a man, but when her mouth gets her into a fight, she's going to have to look for a new defense.
There's trouble when Becky is suspended out-of-school for "flipping the bird" in her class photo.
There's drama in the Conner house when Dan's father, Ed, annouces he is marrying Crystal.
While Dan tries to stop the wedding between Crystal and his father, Roseanne takes a major part in planning it. Meanwhile, Crystal annouces she is pregnant with Ed's child.
Roseanne chaperones a trip to the supermarket with Darlene's home-ec class.
Becky and Darlene feud when Becky is asked out by Darlene's crush. Meanwhile, Roseanne fumes when Dan forgets Valentine's Day.
Roseanne must choose between taking care of a flu-bound Dan or helping Jackie rehearse for her play.
Roseanne faces possible termination from Rodbell's if she decides to take a much anticipated trip to Vegas with Dan.
Roseanne is not exactly thrilled with her new neighbor, Kathy, who seems to be too uptight and snobbish for the Conner's standards. When DJ and Kathy's son, Todd, wind up injuring themselves at a construction site, Kathy is quick to accuse Roseanne of being an unfit parent, causing a rift between the two.
Crystal seeks Roseanne's assistance in her Lamaze class. Meanwhile, Dan has a near fatal accident resulting in him preparing for Roseanne and Dan's will.
Roseanne and Darlene feud about what Darlene will wear to a school dance that she doesn't even want to go to.
Roseanne and the other mothers in town celebrate mother's day at the Conner's.
A blast from the past comes through when Roseanne and Dan's old biker friend Ziggy pays a visit. With Dan and Ziggy going down memory lane, Dan is inspired to open his own bike shop at last.
With the grand opening of the bike shop, Roseanne and Dan learn that running a business not only takes its toll on their time as a couple but is also infringing on the household affairs, particularly their relationship with DJ.
After a drunken night out, Jackie discovers she has slept with the town's most disgusting pig, Arnie. Now it's up to Roseanne and the girls to make things better. Additionally, Dan invites Leon to a poker game with the guys where the course of conversation gets rather unsettling upon the discovery that he is gay.
When Darlene seems to be nothing but a gothic couch potato, Roseanne begins to interfere in hopes of bringing her back to her former athletic self. Meanwhile, Becky fights the losing battle to get a moped that was traded-in to Dan's shop.
Roseanne mistakes a robbery at the Bowman house for a charity drive, therefore inadvertently assisting the robbers in their market, causing much strain between Kathy Bowman and Roseanne.
Roseanne suspects Kathy Bowman is out to get her due to a Halloween prank Roseanne pulled on her. Meanwhile, Jackie finds herself flirting with an unknown at a costume party, only to discover it turns out to be her former boyfriend, Booker.
Roseanne and Dan are constantly bickering due to the stress of running the bike shop and decide to take a Vegas vacation when friends Arnie and Nancy decide to wed at last.
After continuing to bicker, Roseanne and Dan just don't seem to be having a good time. In hopes of making light of the situation, the crew go see Wayne Newton, but a plastered Roseanne winds up making a fool out of herself.
Roseanne picks up a smoking habit due to the stress of working two jobs. Meanwhile, Becky gets in trouble for helping Darlene cheat on an assignment.
Enjoying a Thanksgiving feast, Bev has some distressing news: her and Roseanne's father will be divorcing.
Roseanne and Jackie decide to travel to Kansas City to visit their father's mistress in Jackie's truck, but their emotions run haywire at the mistress' front door.
While playing Santa at Rodbell's, Roseanne meets Darlene's newest friend, a 39 year-old woman who runs a bookstore. Rosie goes to the bookstore to learn more about Karen, but instead learns more about her own daughter.
After a night playing bingo, Roseanne gets hooked and Crystal gets hysterical for no known reason. As time progresses, it is discovered that Crystal is pregnant again. Meanwhile, Dan and D.J. wind up babysitting Little Ed in Crystal's absence.
Dan and Arnie struggle to keep their bowling league out of last place all the while Nancy and Jackie's closeness leaves Roseanne feeling left out.
With Roseanne bed bound due to a bad back, Bev takes over as super mom, overly spoiling the children and "nursing" Roseanne back to health.
Roseanne and Dan are perturbed about the possibility that the only solution for Roseanne's back problems would be breast reduction.
When Roseanne hears her childhood home has been sold, she and Jackie take a ride to look it over one last time. Roseanne recalls that not all their time there was that great, including beatings by their father with a leather strap.
The director of an ad for Rodbell's recruits Roseanne and her family to star in the new commercial. Meanwhile, DJ and Todd have a tiff as the Bowman's prepare to move to Chicago.
Crystal has been driving Dan crazy the past few days and now needs him as her delivery room coach when she goes into labor. Meanwhile, Roseanne and Bonnie both want Leon's job now that he is leaving, and Darlene feels David is crowding her and asks for some space.
After an argument with Becky, Mark gets drunk at the Lobo and smashes the jukebox. Dan makes a promise not to tell anyone about the incident, which has Roseanne curious.
Bad news is all around as the Rodbell's luncheonette closes down, as does Dan's bike shop. The only good news is DJ has made it to the selling bee finals.
Becky and Mark elope and move to Minnesota as a means to stay together now that the bike shop has closed, and to ease the sudden financial strain the family is going through.
As Becky returns to gather up some of her belongings, Roseanne comes to terms that her daughter is now married, whereas Dan ignores her altogether.
The lack of income has led to the electric company shutting off the Conner's power. Meanwhile, Darlene and David are caught after spending the night in her bedroom together. Despite her pleas of innocence, Dan forbids David of ever seeing Darlene again.
Bev comes to the rescue when she gives Roseanne and Jackie each $10,000 after selling the family home. Also, Jackie has a hard time with the age difference between she and her new boyfriend, Fisher.
Roseanne plans a sweet 16 party for Darlene, something she detests. Meanwhile, the Conner's meet their new neighbors, Ty Tilden and his two daughters, Molly and Charlotte.
Jackie comes up with the idea to open a loose meat sandwich shop in Landford, but they don't seem to qualify for any loans. Bev agrees to help them out, by becoming a silent partner. Meanwhile, DJ is caught peeping at the new neighbor, Molly.
Roseanne can't seem to get in the Halloween spirit this year seeing how Becky is not there. After sending the family off to a party, she has a Halloween version of A Christmas Carol, being visited by a ghost of Halloween past, present and future.
Nancy surprises Roseanne and Jackie when she announces she is a lesbian and is now dating Marla. Also, when Bev decides to enter a retirement home, Roseanne starts feeling her age.
The grand opening of The Lunch Box leaves Roseanne shaken when a man scares her in the evening hours. Forbidding Dan of hanging around the shop for protection, the girls attend a self-defense class. Also, Arnie returns in hopes of taking Nancy back.
Roseanne reluctantly allows Darlene to attend a rock concert out of town with Molly. But when they don't return home on time, they fear the worse. When Darlene's explanation lands on deaf ears, it is left to Molly to confess what had happened.
Roseanne discovers that Fisher has been beating Jackie, and Dan is arrested after going after him.
The Conners deal with the aftermath of Fisher beating Jackie.
Darlene wants David to move in to the Conner home when his parents divorce. Roseanne puts her foot down until she meets David's mother.
Jackie is convinced by Dan that she should date a guy from his work but only if Roseanne fires Bev. Roseanne later finds out that Bev is out for vengeance.
Roseanne finds out that Darlene and DJ are up to no good. In addition, Fred attempts to get back with Jackie.
Sarah Chalke takes the place as Becky at the Conner' residence, while Becky takes marital advice from Roseanne.
Roseanne has a lot on her plate, dealing with DJ stealing the family car at home and Leon trying to take control at work.
The Conner's set up their Christmas decorations as only they can do, with a little something to insult everyone. Meanwhile, Dan and Roseanne are upset when they give Becky a check for a semester of college and she in turn gives it to Mark so he can go to school instead. To make things worse, Becky has taken a job at BUNZ, as a waitress in very short, shorts. Also, DJ is forced to attend a ballet in Chicago with Grandma Harris. But a stop to see Darlene at college reveals a secret that makes the trip all worthwhile.
DJ is going through problems at school because Roseanne joins a women's group to increase the traffic at the diner.
While Becky and Mark are having problems, Roseanne learns that David moved in with Darlene at school.
Dan also learns that Darlene and David living together and is storming. As if there couldn't be me anymore problems between Darlene and David, David misunderstands Darlene's affection as flirting.
Jackie has to move back home after her parents find out her secret, and David thinks that he is moving back in too, but Dan disagrees.
Dan gives Fred advice, which leads him to suing pregnant Jackie for custody.
Roseanne is trying to convince Dan that the lies Dan's father told him about his mother's mental state were only white lies.
DJ shocks Roseanne with some serious ethical questions while he discovers a new religious side.
Bev moves in with the Conners after they find out shocking news on how she "really" broke her hip.
Romance is in the air at the Conners' house. Roseanne and Dan are renewing their love for each other, while Fred is trying to figure out how to propose to Jackie.
Jackie discovers that Darlene has been at a motel room, prompting Roseanne to assume that Darlene has been lying about her and David's love life.
Dan and his friends become estranged when they begin to go too far talking about their love lives.
David moves into DJ's room when the basement floods. Roseanne discovers that David has been having erotic dreams about her.
DJ attempts to quit his job at The Landford Lunchbox. Darlene's new boyfriend Jimmy thinks David is coming on to him.
Jackie and Roseanne visit Darlene to meet her boyfriend Jimmy. Meanwhile, Dan teaches DJ self defense.
Roseanne and Dan discover that DJ has dropped out of a school play, because he is required to kiss a black girl.
Dan realizes DJ is having a puberty-related problem in school, and Mark gives a handy solution. Roseanne shares her growing up story with DJ about her first menstruation, which sends him running and screaming.
Unable to not stare, The Conner's notice a nudist couple has moved in next door.
Bev is sent to an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, but Bev shows up at Roseanne's Super Bowl party where alcohol is being served.
Roseanne plays sick to get what she wants. Jackie and Bev fight over how well Bev parented years ago.
Fred tells Jackie that he think DJ is coming over way to much. When Jackie tries to tell Roseanne which starts a fight between the two.
Part a: In the past we meet a young Roseanne and Jackie as they visit Madame Zafta, to see their future, aka clips of the series.
Part b: Older Jackie and Adult DJ go to a psychaitrist and talk about the past, showing clips from the series.
It's after a taping of Roseanne, and our favorite Rosey is visited by the "TV Mom Welcome Wagon" (after 7 seasons). And end up remenescing about Roseanne! But is it good or is it bad? Who knows but with this episode, TV Moms Unite!!
Becky and Mark move out of Roseanne's to a trailer park where a neighbor is there to greet them.
DJ gets a bossy new girlfriend. Jackie and Fred see a psychologist about their problems.
The Conner's become a Nielsen family, while Jackie and Fred decide to divorce.
Roseanne daydreams that the family is the cast of Gilligan's Island.
With Roseanne preparing to have a baby, and wanting to earn some extra money, she has Becky and Darlene throw her a baby shower. Meanwhile, Becky and Darlene seem to be unable to get along.
Jackie is upsest that Roseanne has been feeding her baby junk food. Dan realizes that DJ sees his father as always holding a can of beer.
A competing restaurant moves in across the street from The Lunchbox.
Roseanne and Jackie become a Thelma & Louise like duo after shopping with baby Jerry.
DJ's class create their own Thanksgiving play which appalls the audience - but not the Conners. Roseanne invites a Native American family to their Thanksgiving diner.
Dan's old band come to Lanford, making Dan regret leaving it.
Roseanne and the family shoot a video tape for baby Jerry. DJ discovers his parents never filled out his baby book.
Roseanne plans a gay wedding for Leon and Scott.
Roseanne and Jackie get jobs of handing out samples at a local food mart which proves to be catastrophic.
DJ receives $500 from his Great Aunt, while Dan and Roseanne receive a considerably less amount which they decide to spend on a family dinner.
It's more than just an adventure when the Conner's show up to Disney world.
Darlene's wedding day brings unexpected tears, joy and tenderness as Dan is finally able to express his love to Darlene and the young couple's wedding vows bring Roseanne to tears.
Darlene's wedding turns into an abrupt disaster when Dan has a heart attack.
Emotions are haywire with the family worried about Dan's heart attack. Becky and Darlene have an emotional talk around the house, while Roseanne stays planted by Dan's side at the hospital.
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 glamorous photo shoot with Jackie
Darlene gives birth to a premature baby and the doctors think that nothing can save her.
Jackie and Mark go to a women's wrestling match where they become involved in the entertainment. DJ has an issue when his night with Heather goes further than he planned.
David and Darlene bring their new baby home while Roseanne helps plan their new living arrangement at the Conner house. The whole family gets together to look back on where they have come from and all the things they have been blessed with recently.
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.