Roseanne: Season 3


# Air Date Title
1 Sep 18

The Test

Becky is eager to practice for her driving test, and the rest of the family awaits the results of Roseanne’s pregnancy test.

2 Sep 25

Friends and Relatives

Lending money to pal Arnie comes easily for Dan, but he believes that borrowing from family only adds up to disaster.

3 Oct 02

Like, a Virgin

Roseanne decides it’s time to give Becky ““the talk”“ – unaware that it’s Darlene who needs it more.

4 Oct 09

Like, a New Job

Despite her misgivings, Roseanne, working late as a coffee-shop waitress, leaves Dan in charge of the kids.

5 Oct 15

Goodbye, Mr. Right

After Police Officer Jackie gets slightly injured, Gary says he’s tired of always worrying about her and wants her to quit her job as a Police Woman. Meanwhile, Becky and…

6 Oct 23

Becky, Beds and Boys

Becky’s folks pressure her to stop dating a boy.

7 Oct 30

Trick or Treat

Roseanne, mistaken for a guy in her lumberjack Halloween costume, plays along with some braggarts and learns about machismo.

8 Nov 06

PMS, I Love You

Roseanne’s PMS day and Dan’s birthday are on a collision course.

9 Nov 13

Bird is the Word

Becky is suspended for allegedly making an obscene gesture in her class photo – which makes her suddenly popular at school – but Roseanne is the one called into the princip…

10 Nov 27

Dream Lover

Dan ill-advisedly tells Roseanne he’s having dreams of a mysterious, and oddly homely, other woman.

11 Dec 04

Do You Know Where Your Parents Are?

Since the girls continually break curfew, Dan and Roseanne celebrate the anniversary of their first lovemaking by revisiting the restaurant/hotel – and staying out very, very…

12 Dec 12


An angry and deflated Roseanne discovered that her mother always thought sister Jackie had more potential.

13 Jan 08

The Courtship of Eddie, Dan's Father

Dan’s visiting father astonishes everyone by announcing his plans to marry Crystal.

14 Jan 15

The Wedding

Against Dan’s wishes, Roseanne forges ahead with wedding preparations, with Crystal revealing she’s pregnant with Ed’s child.

15 Jan 22

Becky Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Becky runs away from home to live with Jackie.

16 Feb 05


Darlene is embarassed when Roseanne gives Darlene’s home economics class a supermarket lesson in real-life family budgeting; D.J. has to deal with a bully.

17 Feb 12

Valentine's Day

Roseanne is mad at Dan for forgetting Valentine’s Day, so he winds up full-figure lingerie shopping; and Darlene’s upset when a boy she likes asks out Becky instead…

18 Feb 19

Communicable Theater

Roseanne is torn between taking care of her flu-stricken husband and helping Jackie learn lines for her play.

19 Feb 26

Vegas Interruptus

Roseanne may lose her job if she and Dan go on their long-awaited trip to see Wayne Newton perform in Las Vegas.

20 Mar 12

Her Boyfriend's Back

Frustrated because her parents can’t afford the car she wants, Becky and her boyfriend Mark borrow Dan’s treasured motorcyle against his orders.

21 Mar 26

Troubles with the Rubbles

The new wife next door, Kathy Bowman, looks down on Roseanne and complains that D.J. is a bad influence on her son Todd.

22 Apr 02

Second Time Around

Roseanne helps Crystal with her Lamaze classes; Dan’s near-fatal accident at work makes D.J. follow him obsessively; Dan and Roseanne sit up all night doing their wills,…

23 Apr 30

Dances with Darlene

Roseanne tries to convince Darlene to wear something feminine to a big school dance — but she’s rather attact attention for her softball skills.

24 May 07

Scenes from a Barbecue

The Connors celebrate Mother’s Day with a barbecue with Roseanne’s feisty grandmother.

25 May 14

The Pied Piper of Lanford

Dan and Roseanne commit to opening a motorcycle shop with a free-spirited old friend who gets cold feet at the last minute.

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.