Premise: A breakout hit at a time when they were few and far between, the series casts actors -- led by comedy star Roseanne -- who look like ordinary people. Beneath the show's barrage of caustic one-liners, the Conner family deals with everyday problems like juggling work and family, and trying to make ends meet.
S02, E04 (First Aired: Oct. 3, 1989)
Dan's lonely boss (Kevin Dunn) comes for dinner and desperately tries to win the family's affections.
S02, E05 (First Aired: Oct. 10, 1989)
Roseanne is unhappy about Jackie leaving for officers training camp; Darlene and Becky attend a party for older teenagers.