Roseanne: Season 5


# Air Date Title
1 May 30

Terms of Estrangement (1)

Roseanne supports the family after Dan’s motorcycle shop goes under; Becky considers moving to Minneapolis with Mark.

2 May 31

Terms of Estrangement (2)

Becky and Mark return to say goodbye before moving away.

3 Jun 01

The Dark Ages

The power company cuts off the Conners’ power. Dan and Roseanne must look at Darlene in a new light after David spends the night in her room.

4 Jun 02

Mommy Nearest

Roseanne and Jackie are stunned when their mother announces she is moving to Lanford; Jackie agonizes over dating Fisher, a perfect but much, much younger man.

5 Jun 06

Pretty in Black

Roseanne mortifies Darlene with a sweet sixteen party, then sends her off to her friends while the adults enjoy the festivities, which include a game of Truth or Dare; the Tild…

6 Jun 07

Looking for Loans in All the Wrong Places

Denied a loan to open the restaurant, Roseanne must turn to her mother; Darlene catches D.J. peeping at neighbor Molly.

7 Jun 08

Halloween IV

Roseanne sends everyone to a party while she stays home — and is visited by the ghosts of Halloween past, present, and future.

8 Jun 09

Ladies' Choice

Nancy takes Roseanne and Jackie by surprise with the announcement that she and Marla are gay lovers; Bev announces she is moving into a Lanford retirement centre, which leaves…

9 Jun 12

Stand on Your Man

The Lunch Box welcomes its first customers, including a weirdo whose presence sends the gals to a self-defense class. Meanwhile, Arnie questions his own manhood after hearing t…

10 Jun 13

Good Girls, Bad Girls

Roseanne reluctantly allows Darlene to go to a rock concert in nearby Rockford with Molly — who abandons her.

11 Jun 14

Of Ice and Men

D.J. decides to take up hockey and becomes the terror of the rink; Roseanne meddles to reunite Jackie and Fisher.

12 Jun 15

It's No Place Like Home for The Holidays

A Christmas Eve snowstorm scatters the Connors, with Roseanne and Jackie trapped at the Luch Box with Bev and Nana Mary, while Darlene takes shelter at David’s and learns…

13 Jun 16

Crime and Punishment (1)

Dan disciplines D.J. for taking offensive reading material to school— Darlene’s comic book. Dan reacts strongly when Roseanne discovers that Fisher has beaten Jack…

14 Jun 19

War and Peace (2)

Dan returns home to rampart rumors about his behavior, while Roseanne urges a dazed Jackie to leave her abusive boyfriend.

15 Jun 20

Lanford Daze

Darlene does NOT serve meat at the counter. She is forced to work there by Roseanne, but out of principal, will not serve the meat. That was her who…

16 Jun 21

Wait Till Your Father Gets Home

The death of their father finds Jackie blubbering, but Roseanny angry — and sharing a drink with the ““other woman”“ in his life.

17 Jun 22

First Cousin, Twice Removed

A wealthy and successful cousin whom Roseanne hasn’t seen in 25 years comes to bury the hachet, and encourages Darlene to leave home.

18 Jun 23

Lose a Job, Winnebago

The Conners and the Tildens travel to California in a motor home, with Dan pondering his future and Ty contemplating Jackie.

19 Jun 26

It's a Boy!

Roseanne wants Darlene’s boyfriend David to move in with them, but Dan refuses to allow it.

20 Jun 27

It was Twenty Years Ago Today

For their anniversary, Roseanne poses in a sexy photo for Dan, while he moonlights at a big-and-tall men’s store to pay for his present for her.

21 Jun 28

Playing with Matches

Darlene wants nothing to do with David after Molly kisses him; and a new friend puts a smile on Bev’s face.

22 Jun 29

Promises, Promises

Darlene springs a prom-night surprise on David: she has rented a motel room. Meanwhile, Dan is reluctant to share with Roseanne his plans for a new business.

23 Jun 30

Glengarry, Glen Rosey

Roseanne and Dan fear a financial crisis when they cannot sell the house they refurbished and their new partner Roger skips town.

24 Jul 03

Tooth or Consequences

Dan realizes that he needs a steady job to take care of his family when he accidentally knocks out one of Roseanne’s teeth on the day she is to meet with a health inspect…

25 Jul 04

Daughters and Other Strangers

Roseanne worries that Darlene may be planning to run away from home; new neighbor George befriends D.J.

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.