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The Courtship of Eddie, Dan's Father was the 13th episode of Season 3 of Roseanne, also the 60th overall series episode. Written by Brad Issacs, the episode was directed by John Whitesell. It originally aired on ABC-TV on January 8, 1991.

Plot summary[]

Dan's visiting father, Ed Conner (Ned Beatty) astonishes everyone by announcing his plans to marry a much younger woman named Crystal Anderson (Natalie West).


  • Eddie gives the Connors a VCR although they were seen installing one in "Somebody Stole My Gal." - The VCR seen installed in this episode was Jackie’s VCR. Dan was supposed to be recording Jackie’s soap opera’s fir her while she was at the police academy.
  • When Crystal's blind date Donald asks Dan about the design of the Conner's kitchen. Dan says he didn't design it, and when asked who did design it, Dan responds, "Some guy named Garvin Eddy." Garvin Eddy is the production designer on a number of sitcoms, including "Roseanne."


DJ (being pushed by Dan into Rodbell's to see Roseanne): Come on, Dad, I wanna go see the movie.
Dan: Hold on thar, Bobalouie! I wanna check out this cute waitress!

Roseanne (when Crystal walks into Rodbell's diner): Hey, Crystal. You want some coffee?
Crystal: Only if you got some made.
Roseanne: Well, this is a coffee shop, Crystal.

Becky: (about the stinky cheese): Smells like Dad's feet.
Dan (walking into the kitchen): Something sure smells good.

DJ (to Roseanne): Hey, Mom! (raises his toy gun) BANG! BANG!
Roseanne (pushes the toy gun away): Go shoot your sister.

Roseanne: Season Three
The TestFriends and RelativesLike, a VirginLike, a New JobGoodbye Mr. RightBecky, Beds and BoysTrick or TreatPMS, I Love YouBird is the WordDream LoverDo You Know Where Your Parents Are?ConfessionsThe Courtship of Eddie, Dan's FatherThe WeddingBecky Does not Live Here AnymoreHome-EcValentine's DayCommunicable TheaterVegas InterruptusHer Boyfriend's BackTroubles with the RubblesSecond Time AroundDances with DarleneScenes from a BarbecueThe Pied Piper of Lanford
Season Episode Guides

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The Conners: Season 1Season 2Season 3Season 4