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Confessions was the 12th episode of Season 3 of Roseanne, also the 59th overall series episode. Written by Brad Issacs, the episode was directed by John Whitesell. It originally aired on ABC-TV on December 18, 1990.

Plot summary[]

Once again, the Conner family endures a visit from Bev Harris, Roseanne's mom, who shows up alone this time at the Conner household. Bev drives the family crazy. She constantly rubs Becky's popularity in Darlene's face, criticizes Jackie as usual and annoys Dan with her very presence.

Finally, Bev infuriates Roseanne when she reveals that she had no high hopes for her future, prompting Roseanne to try to establish a better relationship with her own daughter, Darlene.


  • This is the 3rd appearance of Bev Harris.


Darlene: Hey Grandma..........if Becky is so popular, ask her which one of us got felt up!!

Jackie: Bring on the fudge and Kevin Costner's butt, I'm ready to sink my teeth into both of them!

Darlene (to Roseanne): You threw biscuits at Grandma?
Roseanne: No, I didn't want to hit DJ. You know how soft his skull is.

Roseanne (to Darlene): Do you think I expect the same things out of you that I do out of Becky?
Darlene: I don't know, it's like you expect Becky things out of Becky. Like good grades.
Roseanne: I expect good grades out of you too. I just never get 'em.

Roseanne: Season Three
The TestFriends and RelativesLike, a VirginLike, a New JobGoodbye Mr. RightBecky, Beds and BoysTrick or TreatPMS, I Love YouBird is the WordDream LoverDo You Know Where Your Parents Are?ConfessionsThe Courtship of Eddie, Dan's FatherThe WeddingBecky Does not Live Here AnymoreHome-EcValentine's DayCommunicable TheaterVegas InterruptusHer Boyfriend's BackTroubles with the RubblesSecond Time AroundDances with DarleneScenes from a BarbecueThe Pied Piper of Lanford
Season Episode Guides

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The Conners: Season 1Season 2Season 3Season 4