Roseanne & The Conners Wiki
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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.


Bev has a new friend from the retirement home named Jake. Roseanne and Jackie interfere and try to get a romance started between them. Meanwhile, Darlene gives David hell after Molly kisses him.



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Roseanne: Season Five
Terms of Estrangement, Part 1Terms of Estrangement, Part 2The Dark AgesPretty in BlackMommy NearestLooking for Loans in All the Wrong PlacesHalloween IVLadies' ChoiceStand on Your ManGood Girls, Bad GirlsOf Ice and MenIt's No Place Like Home for The HolidaysCrime and PunishmentWar and PeaceLanford DazeWait Till Your Father Gets HomeFirst Cousin, Twice RemovedLose a Job, WinnebagoIt's a Boy!It Was Twenty Years Ago TodayPlaying with MatchesPromises, PromisesGlengarry, Glen RoseyTooth or ConsequencesDaughters and Other Strangers
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