The Blaming of the Shrew was the 23rd episode of Season 7 of Roseanne, also the 170th overall series episode. It was written by Lawrence Broch, and was directed by Gail Mancuso. It originally aired on ABC-TV on May 3, 1995.
DJ's new girlfriend, who Roseanne actually likes, is bossing him around and their relationship causes problems at school. Jackie and Fred see a psychologist (Ellen DeGeneres) about their anger issues.
Schoolmate and new girlfriend Lisa (Ashley Johnson) pushes D.J. around. Also, Dan lays down the law when DJ lets the aggressive Lisa order him around but Roseanne likes the girl in question. When the relationship lands DJ in trouble at school, Roseanne has to intervene. Jackie and Fred decide to go to marriage counselor, Dr. Whitman to help solve their relationship problems
- Roseanne as Roseanne Conner
- John Goodman as Dan Conner
- Laurie Metcalf as Jackie Harris
- Sara Gilbert as Darlene Conner (credit only)
- Sarah Chalke as Becky Conner (credit only)
- Michael Fishman as D.J. Conner
- Despite being credited, Sara Gilbert (Darlene Conner) and Sarah Chalke (Becky Conner) do not appear.
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