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Dan's estranged mother heads straight to Lanford for a visit after she's released from the hospital. However, Dan suspects she's far from cured and is afraid she's trying to kill him.

Director:

Mark K. Samuels

Writers:

Matt Williams (created by), Carrie Fisher | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Roseanne Barr ... Roseanne Conner (as Roseanne)
John Goodman ... Dan Conner
Laurie Metcalf ... Jackie Harris (credit only)
Sara Gilbert ... Darlene Conner-Healy (credit only)
Michael Fishman ... D.J. Conner
Sarah Chalke ... Becky Conner-Healy (credit only)
Debbie Reynolds ... Audrey Conner
Lawrence Broch Lawrence Broch ... Doctor
Heather Matarazzo ... Heather
Cole Roberts Cole Roberts ... Jerry Garcia Conner
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Dan's estranged mother heads straight to Lanford for a visit after she's released from the hospital. However, Dan suspects she's far from cured and is afraid she's trying to kill him.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Trivia

During the fight scene between Roseanne and Audrey, Roseanne landed on Debbie Reynolds so hard that Debbie actually broke a rib. Debbie Reynolds kept performing and didn't even tell her costar about the accident until years later. See more »

Goofs

DJ explains to his grandmother that Return of the Jedi is a 1970's genre pic, like Empire Strikes Back. But both of these movies came out in the 1980s - Jedi in 1983 and Empire Strikes Back in 1980. See more »

Quotes

Roseanne: The doctor said she was fine.
Dan Conner: No, he said she *was* fine as long as she keeps taking her medication, maybe she stopped.
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Connections

Referenced in The Roseanne Show: Episode #1.6 (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

Danny Boy
Written by Frederick Edward Weatherly
Performed by Debbie Reynolds
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Totally Excellent!
1 February 2007 | by corky63See all my reviews

This was one of the best shows in the latter seasons. I cant believe how superb the writing for this show was. It was brilliant from beginning to end.

Debbie Reynolds was the best I've ever seen in all her acting. This is one episode NOT to miss.

Just when you think there cant possibly be anything else left to portray, the writers dig up another hunk of meat to really chew.

This episodes title is perfect.

Comedy rises through the seriousness of this show. It is a laugh a minute, then a thought provoking scene, followed by more laughs. It is comic genius.


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Release Date:

13 May 1997 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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