What a Day for a Daydream was the third episode of Season 9 of Roseanne, also the 201st overall series episode. It was written by Richard Kaplan and Garland Testa, and was directed by Mark K. Samuels. It originally aired on ABC-TV on October 1, 1996.


Roseanne has daydreams about her new wealthy life after winning the lottery. Hugh Hefner and Jerry Springer appear as themselves.


With a full dinner table and a home-cooked meal, Roseanne daydreams about the lottery winnings; from a riot on the Jerry Springer Show to a glamorous photo shoot with Jackie and Hugh Hefner, who makes a guest appearance on the show, along with Jerry Springer.



Also StarringEdit


  • Jerry Springer as Himself
  • Hugh M. Hefner as Himself
  • Johnny Dark as Master of Ceremonies
  • Ingo Neuhaus as Audience Member
  • Bob Rubin as Avalon / Audience Member
  • C.D. LaBove as Leonard / Audience Member
  • Stella Butler as Audience Member
  • Tory Christopher as Audience Member


  • Despite being credited, Sarah Chalke (Becky Conner) doesn't appear. As a result she oddly doesn't join the rest of the Conner's on the Jerry Springer Show.
Roseanne: Season Nine
Call WaitingMillions from HeavenWhat a Day for a DaydreamHonor Thy MotherSomeday My Prince Will ComePampered To A PulpSatan, DarlingHoi Polloi Meets Hoiti ToitiRoseamboHome is Where the Afghan IsMothers and Other StrangersHome For The HolidaysSay It Ain't SoHit the Road, JackThe War RoomLanford's EliteSome Enchanted MergerA Second ChanceThe MiracleRoseanne-FeldThe Truth Be ToldArsenic and Old MomInto That Good Night, Part 1Into That Good Night, Part 2
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