Roseanne

Roseanne (1988)

9 mistakes in season 1

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Workin' Overtime - S1-E19

Continuity mistake: Roseanne comes home and the kitchen cabinets are not painted/plain wood. In the very next shot from a different angle, the cabinet doors are painted.

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Suggested correction: Some people wear different sizes depending on the type of shoe. Not necessarily a mistake.

Father's Day - S1-E14

Other mistake: The episode where Dan's dad visits and says he invented the rear windshield wiper he says Dan was 3 years old and Audrey was 8 months pregnant, but Dan's an only child.

Workin' Overtime - S1-E19

Continuity mistake: After Booker announces the overtime, Roseanne asks Jackie for a quarter. Jackie takes her glove off her right hand. In the next shot, Jackie reaches into her purse and takes her glove off her right hand a second time, before getting a coin out of her coin purse.

Dan's Birthday Bash - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: When Dan heads back to the bar after hitting the drywall with his hammer, Roseanne goes there to find him. While they're talking, we see a crooked painting to Dan's left, and a lamp hanging straight. Then, in the next shot, suddenly the painting has been straightened, and the lamp is crooked. (00:17:55)

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Question: In the episode where Jackie goes to Roseanne's house and complains that she is overdue, she says something along the lines of she will be 80 years old with a 35 year old kid inside her. Well she lifts up her shirt and that pregnant belly looks real. Here's the question, was Jackie pregnant in real life?

Answer: Yes she was. When Laurie Metcalf, who played Jackie, became pregnant during the series, her pregnancy was written into the storyline; her pregnant belly is real. At the end of the episode where Jackie gives birth, there is a photo of Laurie Metcalf in the hospital just after she had her baby.

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