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Satan, Darling was the seventh episode of Season 9 of Roseanne, also the 205th overall series episode. It was written by Roseanne and Jennifer Saunders from an original story by Roseanne and Erin Quigley, and was directed by Roseanne. It originally aired on ABC-TV on October 29, 1996.


Roseanne Conner and Jackie go to a fancy Upper West Side party with Patsy and Edina. Strange things start to happen to the pregnant Darlene in a take on the 1968 horror film Rosemary's Baby.


Roseanne, Jackie, and Nancy visit New York City's Upper West Side, where they meet celebrities and are invited to Martha's Vineyard by a woman named Astrid Wentworth. After getting drunk with Edina Monsoon and Patsy Stone of Absolutely Fabulous, Roseanne has a Rosemary's Baby-parody nightmare of Darlene giving birth to Satan.




  • Sandra Bernhard as Nancy Bartlett
  • Jennifer Saunders as Edina Monsoon
  • Joanna Lumley as Patsy Stone
  • Jim J. Bullock as Al
  • Kathleen Freeman as Edna
  • Mo Gaffney as Astrid Wentworth
  • Arianna Stassinopoulos Huffington as Estree Longet
  • Craig Shoemaker as Phil
  • Marlo Thomas as Tina Beige
  • Scott McKinley as Party Guest


  • Despite being credited, John Goodman (Dan Conner), Michael Fishman (D.J. Conner) and Sarah Chalke (Becky Conner) do not appear.
  • This episode features a crossover with the British comedy Absolutely Fabulous which stars Jennifer Saunders as Edina Monsoon and Joanna Lumley as Patsy Stone. Jennifer Saunders also co-wrote the episode.
  • Mo Gaffney (Astrid Wentworth) was a series regular on Absolutely Fabulous, playing Edina Monsoon's ex-husband Marshall's wife Bo. She also appeared in the Absolutely Fabulous feature film.
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