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Topic: Roseanne Conner


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  Roseanne   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Roseanne evolved from the stand-up comedy act and HBO special of its star and executive producer, Roseanne (formerly Roseanne Barr Arnold).
The Conner family included Roseanne, her husband Dan (John Goodman), sister Jackie (Laurie Metcalf), daughters Darlene (Sara Gilbert) and Becky (Lecy Goranson, replaced in fall 1993 by Sarah Chalke), and son D.J. (Michael Fishman).
In others, Roseanne frankly discussed birth control with Becky and explained her choice to have breast reduction surgery.
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 BBC - Comedy Guide - Roseanne
Roseanne Conner is a sharp, wisecracking, powerful (but not overbearing) wife to husband Dan, her high-school sweetheart; she is also mother to children D J, Darlene and Becky; and sister to Jackie.
Roseanne Barr was born in Salt Lake City on 3 November 1953, but although she realised from an early age that she was funny, she didn't begin performing until the end of the 1970s, by which time she had long been married and mothered four children.
Roseanne was finally laid to rest on 20 May 1997, ending a problematic programme that thrived despite, or perhaps because of, the creative differences behind the screen.
www.bbc.co.uk /comedy/guide/articles/r/roseanne_7775535.shtml   (1369 words)

  
 Bio
"Roseanne Conner" was not the stereotypical television mother or wife; her hair wasn't perfect all the time, the kids weren't always obedient and dinner wasn't on the table in time for her hungry husband.
Roseanne debuted on ABC on October 18.1988 and within a year overtook The Cosby Show as the #1 show on television, cementing her place as the reigning queen of prime time.
Roseanne lives in Los Angeles with her young son Buck and remains extremely close to her four adult children.
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 Roseanne   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Roseanne definitely jumped when they won the lottery the whole point the whole point of the show was that they were an "average" suburban family after the lottery roseanne is in that photo shoot in the tub o' money Dan leaves etc etc it turns into a soap opera.
Roseanne was another sitcom that was awesome at one time but went a couple of seasons to long, they should have kept the Dan and Roseanne together through it all and never have brought in all the gay characters.
Roseanne was always self-indulgent and nasty, but her supporting cast could be counted on the keep her in line, but after the lottery she just became totally mean and the show lost all humour.
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 Salon | A star implodes
The Conners were fat and loud, their bills were past due, their daughters smoked dope and eloped, the extended family was as dysfunctional as it gets.
Roseanne also used her clout to introduce gay and lesbian TV characters to middle America.
The Conners were too smart for the grunt jobs they were stuck with, but no matter how hard they tried, they couldn't make it to the next level — they weren't even sure what that level was called anymore.
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 FAMILY
The Conners are a nuclear family in that the husband (Dan) and wife(roseanne) live together with their biological children.
Roseanne seems to have many different role expectations in her day to day life.
Roseanne makes all the decisions in the family and when dan does she changes his decisions and this is okay with dan because that is roseanne.
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 The Classic TV Database - Classic TV Shows - Roseanne   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Roseanne was the biggest new hit on TV during the late 1980s.
A blue-collar family in Landford, Illinois, mom, not dad was the center of the household; both were hefty people (and always in the kitchen), not TV-handsome; both worked; and when mom got home, she never failed to have a foul word for her kids.
Roseanne and her sister, Jackie, at first worked at a plastics plant.
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 Nick@Nite - Shows - Roseanne   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Write to Us Roseanne, a show which comedically celebrated the ups and downs of a working class American family, was one of the most successful series of the late '80s and early '90s.
On the show, Dan and Roseanne Conner live in a modest home at 714 Delaware Street and are struggling to make ends meet in the less than ideal economy of Lanford, Illinois.
Adding excitment, turmoil and occasional hair-wrenching angst to their day to day existence are their three children, Becky, Darlene and DJ, as well as Roseanne's wacky sister, Jackie, and the literally dozens of relatives, neighbors, friends and foes that come and go throughout the series' nine year run.
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 ABC schedules final 'Roseanne' episode   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
ABC has scheduled the final ''Roseanne'' episode for May 20 after producers of the comedy gave up this week trying to keep the central character alive next year in a different setting.
In its prime, ''Roseanne'' transformed the way television looked at families, showing the blue-collar Conners in all their imperfections, said Robert Thompson, a professor of television at Syracuse University.
Roseanne's troubled marriage to Tom Arnold became tabloid fodder, as did her crotch-grabbing, spitting rendition of the National Anthem before a baseball game.
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 "Roseanne" (1988)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Roseanne Conner (as Roseanne Arnold) (as Roseanne Barr)
In real-life, Laurie Metcalf is one of Chicago's most famous stage actresses, mainly due to her being one of the original members of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company.
Roseanne: Hey Dan, if you're still gay I could go for a mimosa and some eggs florentine.
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 Roseanne   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Roseanne's out-of-control ego eventually got the better her, and in the end she made the unfortunate decision to murder what had once been glorious by drowning it in a sea of absurdity.
While Roseanne was fantasizing during a fantasy, we were right there with her, and we had been for eight years.
Roseanne robbed and looted our make-believe world (hell she burnt it to the ground), and then she mocked us for believing in the fire by reminding us that none of it was real to begin with.
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 Salon | One tough mother, 5
For all Roseanne Conner's crabbing, her identity was bound up in being a mother.
Roseanne's full-throttle cackle at the end of the opening credits could have been directed at Hope and Michael and their friends, and their endless worrying about parenthood making them uncool.
Roseanne Conner was the toughest mother of them all.
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 Zap2it - TV shows - Roseanne
A breakout hit in a time when those were few and far between, "Roseanne" broke the usual TV mold by casting actors -- led, of course, by star Roseanne Barr/Arnold/no last name -- who looked like regular people.
Beneath the show's barrage of caustic one-liners, the Conner family dealt with everyday problems like juggling work and family duties and making ends meet.
Roseanne won an Emmy for lead actress in a comedy in 1993, and co-star Laurie Metcalf won twice for outstanding supporting actress.
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Roseanne Conner was saying that she had written the *entire series* "Roseanne." In other words, not just the final year, but the *entire show* was a creation of "Roseanne Conner's" imagination -- some of it true to life, some not.
Roseanne Conner, to me, will forever be the harried working woman in sweats, ploped down in front of her TV after a long day of work - both physically and emotionally - with her feet up, letting out a sigh of relief.
Roseanne said in her narrative that Sandra's no-account husband was a source of trouble for her, and though she didn't know where he ended up in real life, he was sent into outer space in her book.
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 TBS Superstation: Roseanne
Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, Roseanne knew by age three that she was going to be a comic and have her own show.
"Roseanne" debuted on ABC in October 1988 and continued for years to be among the top-rated series on television.
Roseanne was given the Golden Globe Award in 1990, 1991 and 1992 for Best Actress in a Comedy Series and in 1992 received a People's Choice Award nomination in the same category.
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 TBS Superstation: Roseanne
Lecy (a family nickname for Alicia) had her life turned completely upside down by the comedy series, "Roseanne." Up until that point, she had grown up in a suburban household in Chicago, where she had always lived on the same block.
A teacher recommended that she audition for the role of Becky on "Roseanne," and suddenly Lecy found herself on a plane headed for Los Angeles.
He may have been the youngest star of the hit comedy series, "Roseanne," but the young Michael Fishman was in the center of the action.
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 CNN.com - Transcripts
My parents didn't want me to be an actor, maybe a few commercials here and there and I went to one of the auditions and met Roseanne and found out later that she pushed for me the whole way through because I had done nothing.
GILBERT: I think that it worked because Roseanne always wanted everything to be very real and I think that helped and I think she chose people that she thought could convey that.
I think watching -- watching Roseanne work and tear apart a script on a daily basis and watching, you know, the staff of writers recreate something every day all the way to the end of the week having something that was amazing.
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 Movie Info for Roseanne [TV Series] on MSN Movies
The ABC series Roseanne was the first sitcom since I Love Lucy to feature the family matriarch as the main character.
Referring to herself as a "Domestic Goddess," Roseanne exuded a style of brassy humor, tough love, and blue-collar sensibilities that deviated from the hyperfeminine history of TV moms.
Roseanne is fondly remembered in TV Guide's "50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time" and remains in syndication.
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 Amazon.com: Roseanne - The Complete Third Season: DVD: Roseanne,John Goodman,Alicia Goranson,Sarah Chalke,Sara ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The household's mother, Roseanne, is being accompanied in her quest to keep the family together by her sister Jackie and various friends over the years.
And Roseanne made it ok to be different, to be crazy, to be fat, to be gay, or to be anything else you wanted to be in a Busch-lead society.
Roseanne helps Crystal with her Lamaze classes; Dan's near-fatal accident at work makes D.J. follow him obsessively; Dan and Roseanne sit up all night doing their wills, and Jackie is offended that she doesn't get custody of the kids.
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 Roseanne TV Show - Roseanne Television Show - TV.com
More Pictures Roseanne was one of the most successful series of the late '80s and early '90s.
Roseanne tells Dan when Becky asks for advice about birth control.
Roseanne and the family celebrate the return of David and Darlene's baby from the hospital; Darlene decides to move back into the Conner home; Mark and Becky are going to have a child.
www.tv.com /roseanne/show/54/summary.html   (533 words)

  
 'Roseanne' - Mixture: Average Quizzes and Trivia -- World's Largest Trivia Site!
On the hit tv show "Roseanne", Roseanne Conner was a hard working blue collar mom.
This quiz is about the many jobs Roseanne had over the shows nine seasons.
I've seen all the episodes at least twice so this quiz is broad, but the truth in the final episode is needed to answer question five.
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 Roseanne   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Roseanne Barr's story has become one of the most controversial of any actress...
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 Roseanne (a Titles and Air Dates Guide)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
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 The Real Roseanne Show: I'm Not Roseanne Conner - TV.com
Roseanne (Herself), Drew Ogier (Himself), Bill Pentland (Himself), Jacob Pentland (Himself), Becky Pentland (Herself)
Originally scheduled to air on August 27, 2003.
Tell the world what you think of I'm Not Roseanne Conner, write a review for this episode.
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 Movie Info for Roseanne: Home Is Where the Afgan Is on MSN Movies
Roseanne: Home Is Where the Afgan Is Comedy, 30min
In this Thanksgiving episode, Roseanne is glad that she won't have to cook, but she's upset that Dan won't be there.
Leon (Martin Mull) and Scott (Fred Willard) visit with the news that they are thinking about adopting a child.
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 Comedy Central: Comedians: Roseanne Barr
Once upon a time Roseanne Barr was a regular fixture in our living rooms?
After 9 years, 224 episodes, 4 Emmy awards, and countless other accolades, you couldn't blame Roseanne if she wanted to quietly slip away, able to take solace in the fact that she single-handedly re-lanscaped the medium of situational comedy forever.
Roseanne Barr's creation and stary portrayal of "Roseanne Conner"...
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 Roseanne TV Show
The Roseanne TV show was a comedy series about a family of two parents and three children who keep on laughing while they struggle to make ends meet financially and deal with the day-to-day problems of raising kids, dealing with parents, accomodating friends and holding their family together through love because there was little else!
Bonus features include bloopers, a candid interview with Roseanne, a "looking back" interview with John Goodman, season 1 highlights,...
Share your thoughts about this TV show with others at our Roseanne forum!
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 Roseanne: Season 3 Box Set [4 Discs]- Canada DVD Movies. DVDs Cheap
In this top-rated third season, Roseanne Conner and family continue to push the sitcom envelope as they deliver one of the most acclaimed and daring shows in television history.
Season Three of Roseanne includes appearances by Tom Arnold, Ned Beatty, Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Garrett, Judy Gold, Alyson Hannigan, Tobey Maguire, Martin Mull, Estelle Parsons, Natalie West, and Shelley Winters.
Roseanne: Season 3 Box Set [4 Discs]- Canada DVD Movies.
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 Roseanne Barr
October 1991: "My name is Roseanne, and I am an incest survivor."
My Sister Roseanne: The True Story of Roseanne Barr Arnold,
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 Movie Info for Roseanne: Canoga Time on MSN Movies
Movie Info for Roseanne: Canoga Time on MSN Movies
Roseanne wants to clean out the house to make donations to a rummage sale, but Dan can't bear to let go of his treasures.
Meanwhile, Darlene is failing a class, so she forges a passing grade on her report card.
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