Roseanne: Season 9

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Jan 14
1997

Call Waiting

Roseanne goes on a spiritual odyssey in front of the TV. After walking out on Dan in the heat of anger, Roseanne is now holed up at Jackie’s, mesmerized by the sitcom cou…

2 Jan 16
1997

Millions from Heaven

The Connors win the biggest lottery payoff in state history but insist they’re still ““just folks.”“

3 Jan 17
1997

What a Day for a Daydream

Newly wealthy Roseanne indulges in daydreams involving Hugh Hefner and an appearance on the Jerry Springer Show in which she imagines her dreams – and even some of her nightm…

4 Jan 18
1997

Honor Thy Mother

While Roseanne and Jackie anticipate indulging themselves to unlock their ““divine female essence”“ at a luxury spa, Dan is just plain morose — an…

5 Jan 21
1997

Someday My Prince Will Come

A Moldavian prince descends on Lanford with one purpose in mind: to romance Jackie. It seems he’s developed a royal crush on her after seeing her briefly on TV.

6 Jan 22
1997

Pampered to a Pulp

Roseanne and Jackie fight the battle of the bulge during their sojourn at a luxury spa, where past-life regression therapy brings out the imagined warrior in Roseanne.

7 Jan 23
1997

Satan, Darling

Absolutely Fabulous glam gals Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley (in character as Edina and Patsy) are among the few down-to-earth participants in Roseanne’s outrageous…

8 Jan 24
1997

Hoi Polloi Meets Hoiti Toiti

A visit with the wealthy Wentworths on Martha’s Vineyard gives the Conners a glimpse into new friend Astrid’s dysfunctional family. And before long, the Conners are…

9 Jan 25
1997

Roseambo

Roseanne battles a group of women-hating terrorists who hold her family and a foreign diplomat hostage on a train to Washington, D.C.

10 Jan 28
1997

Home is Where the Afghan Is

The absence of Dan, a series of family squabbles, and a shocking revelation by Bev mar the Conners’ first Thanksgiving as a rich and famous family, and they start to real…

11 Jan 29
1997

Mothers and Other Strangers

Bev pays a visit to her free-spirited mom in search of answers, while Roseanne awaits Dan’s return with trepidation, fearing he might not recognize the place — or h…

12 Jan 30
1996

Home for the Holidays

After a long stay in California with his mother, Dan returns home for Christmas and he, Roseanne and the rest of the family begin to realize how fortunate they are to have each…

13 Jan 31
1997

Say It Ain't So

Jackie forces Dan to reveal some devastating news to Roseanne: he’s been having an affair in California with a nurse who cared for his mother. Meanwhile, D.J. wants the j…

14 Feb 01
1997

Hit the Road, Jack

As Dan packs his bags to leave, Roseanne drowns her sorrows in fast food while driving aimlessly around Lanford, and D.J. finds a soul mate to share his troubles.

15 Feb 03
1997

The War Room

When a heartbroken Roseanne locks herself in her room and won’t come out, her family and friends all try in their own unique way to help her get out of her funk. Friends…

16 Feb 11
1997

Lanford's Elite (1)

At a party at the swank Lanford Country Club, Roseanne forges a surprising bond with Edgar Wellman, Jr., the son of her hated former boss. When he reveals some shocking news ab…

17 Feb 11
1997

Some Enchanted Merger (2)

After they wrap up the Wellman Plastics buyout, Roseanne doesn’t know what to do when she finds herself deeply attracted to Edgar Wellman, Jr., and realizes that he is eq…

18 Feb 18
1997

A Second Chance

Bothered by rumors about Roseanne and ““that Wellman guy,”“ Dan sweeps by to take Roseanne out for a ride. Roseanne and Dan begin to take the first tent…

19 Feb 25
1997

The Miracle

When Darlene gives birth to a very premature baby, the doctors offer very little hope for the child’s survival. But Roseanne sets out to prove that love, affection and hu…

20 Mar 04
1997

Roseanne-Feld

Jackie and Mark take in a female wrestling match; D.J. is not prepared when he realizes he may be about to have his first sexual experience when a night of watching videos with…

21 Mar 18
1997

The Truth Be Told

Roseanne learns some truths about the price of fame when two high-powered television programmers bombard her with all sorts of bizarre ideas about how network and cable TV woul…

22 May 13
1997

Arsenic and Old Mom

Dan’s eccentric mom heads straight for Lanford after she’s released from hospital, claiming to be cured. Problem is, Dan thinks she’s trying to kill him.

23 May 20
1997

Into That Good Night (1)

Darlene and David bring home their new baby. Roseanne’s sage advice for her daughter? ““The best part is when you can mold their tender little egos to fit you…

24 May 01
1997

Into That Good Night (2)

Roseanne fans find out much more than they thought they would in the second half of the season finale

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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