Roseanne: Season 2

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Sep 12
1989

Inherit the Wind

Roseanne tries her hand at telephone solicitation while trying to console Becky who had an embarrassing accident in front of the school council.

2 Sep 19
1989

The Little Sister

Jackie takes umbrage at Roseanne’s remarks about her career ambitions when she reveals that she has enrolled in police academy; Becky gets caught reading Dan’s girl…

3 Sep 26
1989

Guilt by Disassociation

Inexperienced Roseanne is hired for — and subsequently fired from — a job requiring computer experience.

4 Oct 03
1989

Somebody Stole My Gal

Roseanne begins to feel the empty-nest syndrome when Jackie departs for police training, Becky dates a 17-year-old and Darlene goes to a co-ed party.

5 Oct 10
1989

House of Grown-Ups

After a lonely architect who works with Dan has dinner at the Conners’, he attempts to buy their friendship

6 Oct 24
1989

Five of a Kind

A kiss is just a kiss, but it could mean trouble when the kisser is Dan’s buddy Arnie, and the kissee is Roseanne.

7 Oct 31
1989

BOO!

The Conner family terrify each other out of their wits on Halloween night.

8 Nov 07
1989

Sweet Dreams

Roseanne tries to get a few minutes of relaxation in the bathtub, but she ends up getting constant interruptions from her family—and a fantasy about two hunks.

9 Nov 21
1989

We Gather Together

On Thanksgiving Day, Jackie finally spills the news of her new job to her mother; and Dan’s dad butters up Crystal.

10 Nov 28
1989

Brain-Dead Poets Society

Darlene refuses to read her prize-winning poem on Culture Night at her school, preferring to stay home to watch a ballgame with Dan, until Roseanne lays down the law.

11 Dec 05
1989

Lobocop

When Roseanne takes a second job, her hectic work schedule takes a bite out of her romantic schedule with Dan. Dan disguises himself in an attempt to win back Roseanne’s…

12 Dec 12
1989

No Talking

Becky wages a teenage war of silence against Roseanne.

13 Jan 02
1990

Chicken Hearts

Roseanne strains to treat her 17-year-old boss with respect so she can have weekends off to be with her family.

14 Jan 09
1990

One for the Road

When the parents are away, Becky and her friend Dana play – with a little help from the liquor cabinet.

15 Jan 23
1990

An Officer and a Gentleman

When Roseanne is called away, Jackie impresses Dan and the kids with her homemaking skills.

16 Jan 30
1990

Born to Be Wild

Roseanne and Dan get a blast from the blast when old pal Ziggy cruises into Lanford on a motorcycle, prompting the Conners to resurrect their old bike.

17 Feb 06
1990

Hair

Roseanne applies for a job at a beauty salon doing the same domestic chores that she does at home.

18 Feb 13
1990

I'm Hungry

Dan is persuaded to join Roseanne in a weight-loss program that involves exercise.

19 Feb 20
1990

All of Me

Roseanne doesn’t share Jackie’s enthusiasm for the exciting new man in her life.

20 Feb 27
1990

To Tell the Truth

Roseanne’s meddling results in silence between the sisters, but Jackie has exciting news to share.

21 Mar 20
1990

Fender Bender

Roseanne’s station wagon is hit by a luxury car that belongs to the rich Mrs. Wellman.

22 Apr 10
1990

April Fool's Day

On April 15th, Dan and Roseanne offer the kids a frantic lesson in family accounting; and in despair finally visit the local IRS office.

23 May 01
1990

Fathers and Daughters

In an attempt to bond with their daughters, Dan goes clothes shopping with Becky, and Roseanne watches basketball with Darlene.

24 May 08
1990

Happy Birthday

Roseanne finally has a place to write when Dan builds her an office for her birthday — but she’s stricken with a case of writer’s block.

About Roseanne

Roseanne is an American sitcom broadcast on ABC from 1988 to 1997 starring stand-up comedian Roseanne Barr. The show portrayed a working-class family struggling to get by on a limited income in the fictional town of Lanford, Illinois. Many critics considered the show notable as one of the first sitcoms to portray an American family in which economics necessitated two parents working jobs outside the home.

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