EVERYTHING I LOVE ABOUT THE SHOW ROSEANNE

  1. The theme song
    This is the comfort food of sitcom theme songs. The only way this song could be better would be if I found out Bill Clinton had been the saxophonist (sadly not the case)
  2. The chemistry between Johnny Galecki and Sara Gilbert, aka David and Darlene
    David and Darlene are THE ULTIMATE sitcom couple. Their relationship was (is) my benchmark for romantic love, delivering a hyper-satisfying meld of derision, adoration, and straight up hilarity. They were aggressively unglamorous and it still strikes a chord with me 8 years later
  3. It addressed poverty, homosexuality, and feminism
    'Roseanne' gave late 80s-90s America gay and lesbian characters that were respected and loved & central women characters who make choices about their own bodies (pregnancy! abortions). While by no means perfect, definitely awesome
  4. John Goodman aka Dan Conner
    It was really hard to make this list and not just add 10 pictures of John Goodman. Without John Goodman this show would be nothing
  5. Original Becky aka Lecy Goranson
    Phenomenal representation of a woefully cunty teenage girl. I would know 😏
  6. The episode with Darlene and the poem. (That Joss Whedon wrote.)
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  7. The Mother's Day episode when Bonnie sings You Really Got A Hold On Me in the backyard during the party.
    I legit get goosebumps and chills and tears in my eyes whenever I see this.
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