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Roseanne is an Emmy Award-winning American sitcom which aired on ABC from 1988 to 1997 and revived during 2018. Starring Roseanne Barr, the show portrayed a working-class family living in the fictional town of Lanford, Illinois, struggling to get by on a limited income. Many critics have claimed the show to be the most ground-breaking sitcom in generations as it was the first to portray a stark reality that many American families had already lived with for decades: both parents working out of the house. The new Roseanne spin-off was ordered and titled The Conners, which premiered on October 16, 2018.


The Conners

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Season 10 cast

Cast of Season 10 (2018)

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Cast of Season 1 (1988)

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Cast of Season 2 (1989)

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 Dan
Dan Conner
Jackie Harris
Becky Conner
 DJ
D.J. Conner
Harris Healy
Mark Conner Healy
Mary Conner
 Ben
Ben
Geena Williams
David Healy
Nancy Bartlett
Mark Healy
Leon Carp
Fred Oakland


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Roseanne is an American sitcom that originally ran on ABC-TV. The series premiered on October 18, 1988, and ended its' run on the network on May 20, 1997. The show revolved around the Conners, an Illinois working-class family. The series reached #1 in the Nielsen ratings becoming the most watched television show in the United States from 1989 to 1990, and remained in the top four for six of its nine seasons, and in the top twenty for eight seasons.

For many years, Roseanne tackled subjects that most other popular shows at the time avoided, such as poverty, alcoholism, narcotics, sex, race, menstruation, masturbation, obesity, feminism, domestic violence, and homosexuality. The show was also significant for its portrayal of feminist ideals including a female-dominated household, an overweight female lead whose likability didn't rely on her appearance, relationships between female characters that were cooperative rather than competitive, and females openly expressing themselves without negative consequences. The show was hugely successful from its beginning, spending its first six seasons among the Nielsen Ratings' top five highest-rated shows. The show's success inspired television networks to offer a rash of sitcom deals to stand-up comedians, a practice that continued for years afterwards. During its seventh season, the show's ratings dropped but it still managed to remain among the Nielsen Ratings' top ten highest-rated shows. It was only during the show's ninth and final season, when the show's story-line drifted away from its original premise, that Roseanne dropped below the Nielsen Ratings' top thirty highest-rated shows.

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Keep on Truckin' is the premiere episode of the spin-off of Roseanne entitled The Conners, thus it is the 1st episode of Season 1. It's the first episode not to feature the character of Roseanne Conner as played by Roseanne Barr.

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