Playing with Matches was the 21st episode of Season 5 of Roseanne, also the 118th overall series episode. Written by comedian Robert Borden, the episode was directed by Andrew D. Weyman. It originally aired on ABC-TV on March 23, 1993.
Roseanne tries to set her mother up with a friend from the retirement home; Molly puts the moves on David.
- Roseanne Arnold as Roseanne Conner
- John Goodman as Dan Conner
- Laurie Metcalf as Jackie Harris
- Sara Gilbert as Darlene Conner
- Michael Fishman as D.J. Conner
- Lecy Goranson as Becky Conner (credit only)
- Red Buttons as Jake
- Red Buttons makes his first appearance as Jake, he appears later in a Season 6 episode entitled "Body by Jake"
- Despite being credited, Lecy Goranson (Becky Conner) does not appear.
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