Worst & Best Roseanne Episodes

Title: Roseanne
Genre: Sitcom
Series: 10
Episodes: 230
First Transmission: 1988-2018

A sitcom that centres on the everyday life of an American working-class family.

 

Notes

*The Standard Deviation (SD) of the ratings is a measure of how much spread there is in the numbers. The median represents the middle value of the ratings

The top-rated episode differs from the mean-rated episode by 1.78 standard deviations.

The bottom-rated episode differs from the mean-rated episode by 5.73 standard deviations.

 

Best Episode #126

A Stash from the Past (1993) – When Roseanne finds a bag of pot in David’s room, she’s angry. Dan goes ballistic until he realises the stuff is their own 20-year old stash. They roll a joint for old times’ sake and are soon adrift in a Cheech-and-Chong time warp.

2nd Best Episode #111

War and Peace (1993) – Dan gets bailed out of jail by Darlene. Jackie learns why Dan was arrested and finds herself both angry and touched by Dan’s protective gesture. Roseanne declares that her family is officially “Poor White Trash.”

3rd Best Episode #110

Crime and Punishment (1993) – Dan disciplines D.J. for taking offensive reading material to school but it turns out to be Darlene’s comic book. Dan reacts strongly when Roseanne discovers that Fisher has beaten Jackie.

4th Best Episode #30

Boo! (1989) – First  Halloween episode: Roseanne does her best to scare Dan who is waiting to hear about an important business deal going through.

5th Best Episode #116

It’s a Boy (1993) – David’s parents are moving to Chicago, and David does not want to join them. Roseanne discovers that David was planning to run away and his mother is mean and drunk. Roseanne allows David to move in with them.

6th Best Episode #33

Brain-Dead Poets Society (1989) – Roseanne is cock-a-hoop when Darlene is asked to read her poem for her school’s recital, but Darlene refuses to do it.

7th Best Episode #71

Scenes from a Barbecue (1991) – Family and friends gather at Roseanne’s for food, drink and singing, and Roseanne’s fellow waitress Bonnie, gets a chance to show what a great singer she really is.

Worst Episode #206

Roseambo (1996) – Roseanne battles a group terrorists holding her family and a foreign diplomat hostage on a train to Washington D.C.

 




 

Full Episode List

Key:-Blue episodes rated above par. Brown episodes rated below par.

#1 Life and Stuff (1988)
#2 We’re in the Money (1988)
#3 D-I-V-O-R-C-E (1988)
#4 Language Lessons (1988)
#5 Radio Days (1988)
#6 Lovers’ Lane (1988)
#7 The Memory Game (1988)
#8 Here’s to Good Friends (1988)
#9 Dan’s Birthday Bash (1989)
#10 Saturday (1989)
#11 Canoga Time (1989)
#12 The Monday Thru Friday Show (1989)
#13 Bridge Over Troubled Sonny (1989)
#14 Father’s Day (1989)
#15 Nightmare on Oak Street (1989)
#16 Mall Story (1989)
#17 Becky’s Choice (1989)
#18 The Slice of Life (1989)
#19 Workin’ Overtime (1989)
#20 Toto, We’re Not in Kansas Anymore (1989)
#21 Death and Stuff (1989)
#22 Dear Mom and Dad (1989)
#23 Let’s Call It Quits (1989)
#24 Inherit the Wind (1989)
#25 The Little Sister (1989)
#26 Guilt by Disassociation (1989)
#27 Somebody Stole My Gal (1989)
#28 House of Grown-Ups (1989)
#29 Five of a Kind (1989)
#30 Boo! (1989)
#31 Sweet Dreams (1989)
#32 We Gather Together (1989)
#33 Brain-Dead Poets Society (1989)
#34 Lobocop (1989)
#35 No Talking (1989)
#36 Chicken Hearts (1990)
#37 One for the Road (1990)
#38 An Officer and a Gentleman (1990)
#39 Born to Be Wild (1990)
#40 Hair (1990)
#41 I’m Hungry (1990)
#42 All of Me (1990)
#43 To Tell the Truth (1990)
#44 Fender Bender (1990)
#45 April Fool’s Day (1990)
#46 Fathers and Daughters (1990)
#47 Happy Birthday (1990)
#48 The Test (1990)
#49 Friends and Relatives (1990)
#50 Like a Virgin (1990)
#51 Like, a New Job (1990)
#52 Goodbye, Mr. Right (1990)
#53 Becky, Beds and Boys (1990)
#54 Trick or Treat (1990)
#55 PMS, I Love You (1990)
#56 Bird Is the Word (1990)
#57 Dream Lover (1990)
#58 Do You Know Where Your Parents Are? (1990)
#59 Confessions (1990)
#60 The Courtship of Eddie, Dan’s Father (1991)
#61 The Wedding (1991)
#62 Becky Doesn’t Live Here Anymore (1991)
#63 Home-Ec (1991)
#64 Valentine’s Day (1991)
#65 Communicable Theater (1991)
#66 Vegas Interruptus (1991)
#67 Her Boyfriend’s Back (1991)
#68 Trouble with the Rubbles (1991)
#69 Second Time Around (1991)
#70 Dances with Darlene (1991)
#71 Scenes from a Barbecue (1991)
#72 The Pied Piper of Lanford (1991)
#73 A Bitter Pill to Swallow (1991)
#74 Take My Bike, Please! (1991)
#75 Why Jackie Becomes a Trucker (1991)
#76 Darlene Fades to Black (1991)
#77 Tolerate Thy Neighbor (1991)
#78 Trick Me Up, Trick Me Down (1991)
#79 Vegas (1991)
#80 Vegas, Vegas (1991)
#81 Stressed to Kill (1991)
#82 Thanksgiving 1991 (1991)
#83 Kansas City, Here We Come (1991)
#84 Santa Claus (1991)
#85 Bingo (1992)
#86 The Bowling Show (1992)
#87 The Back Story (1992)
#88 Less Is More (1992)
#89 Breakin’ Up Is Hard to Do (1992)
#90 This Old House (1992)
#91 The Commercial Show (1992)
#92 Therapy (1992)
#93 Lies (1992)
#94 Deliverance (1992)
#95 Secrets (1992)
#96 Don’t Make Me Over (1992)
#97 Aliens (1992)
#98 Terms of Estrangement: Part 1 (1992)
#99 Terms of Estrangement: Part 2 (1992)
#100 The Dark Ages (1992)
#101 Mommy Nearest (1992)
#102 Pretty in Black (1992)
#103 Looking for Loans in All the Wrong Places (1992)
#104 Halloween IV (1992)
#105 Ladies’ Choice (1992)
#106 Stand on Your Man (1992)
#107 Good Girls, Bad Girls (1992)
#108 Of Ice and Men (1992)
#109 It’s No Place Like Home for the Holidays (1992)
#110 Crime and Punishment (1993)
#111 War and Peace (1993)
#112 Lanford Daze (1993)
#113 Wait till Your Father Gets Home (1993)
#114 First Cousin, Twice Removed (1993)
#115 Lose a Job, Winnebago (1993)
#116 It’s a Boy (1993)
#117 It Was Twenty Years Ago Today (1993)
#118 Playing with Matches (1993)
#119 Promises, Promises (1993)
#120 Glengarry, Glen Rosey (1993)
#121 Tooth or Consequences (1993)
#122 Daughters and Other Strangers (1993)
#123 Two Down, One to Go (1993)
#124 The Mommy’s Curse (1993)
#125 Party Politics (1993)
#126 A Stash from the Past (1993)
#127 Be My Baby (1993)
#128 Halloween V (1993)
#129 Homeward Bound (1993)
#130 Guilt by Imagination (1993)
#131 Homecoming (1993)
#132 Thanksgiving 1993 (1993)
#133 The Driver’s Seat (1993)
#134 White Trash Christmas (1993)
#135 Suck Up or Shut Up (1994)
#136 Busted (1994)
#137 David vs. Goliath (1994)
#138 Everyone Comes to Jackie’s (1994)
#139 Don’t Make Room for Daddy (1994)
#140 Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (1994)
#141 Labor Day (1994)
#142 Past Imperfect (1994)
#143 Lies My Father Told Me (1994)
#144 I Pray the Lord My Stove to Keep (1994)
#145 Body by Jake (1994)
#146 Isn’t It Romantic? (1994)
#147 Altar Egos (1994)
#148 Nine Is Enough (1994)
#149 Two for One (1994)
#150 Snoop Davey Dave (1994)
#151 Girl Talk (1994)
#152 Sleeper (1994)
#153 Skeleton in the Closet (1994)
#154 Follow the Son (1994)
#155 Punch and Jimmy (1994)
#156 White Men Can’t Kiss (1994)
#157 Thanksgiving 1994 (1994)
#158 Maybe Baby (1994)
#159 The Parenting Trap (1994)
#160 Rear Window (1995)
#161 My Name Is Bev (1995)
#162 Bed and Bored (1995)
#163 Sisters (1995)
#164 Lost Youth (1995)
#165 Single Married Female (1995)
#166 All About Rosey (1995)
#167 Husbands and Wives (1995)
#168 Happy Trailers (1995)
#169 The Blaming of the Shrew (1995)
#170 The Birds and the Frozen Bees (1995)
#171 Couch Potatoes (1995)
#172 Sherwood Schwartz–A Loving Tribute (1995)
#173 Shower the People You Love with Stuff (1995)
#174 Let Them Eat Junk (1995)
#175 Roseanne in the Hood (1995)
#176 The Last Date (1995)
#177 Halloween – The Final Chapter (1995)
#178 The Fifties Show (1995)
#179 The Getaway, Almost (1995)
#180 The Last Thursday in November (1995)
#181 Of Mice and Dan (1995)
#182 Direct to Video (1995)
#183 December Bride (1995)
#184 The Thrilla near the Vanilla Extract (1996)
#185 White Sheep of the Family (1996)
#186 Becky Howser, M.D. (1996)
#187 Out of the Past (1996)
#188 Construction Junction (1996)
#189 We’re Going to Disney World (1996)
#190 Disney World War II (1996)
#191 Springtime for David (1996)
#192 Another Mouth to Shut Up (1996)
#193 Morning Becomes Obnoxious (1996)
#194 Ballroom Blitz (1996)
#195 The Wedding (1996)
#196 Heart & Soul (1996)
#197 Fights & Stuff (1996)
#198 Call Waiting (1996)
#199 Millions from Heaven (1996)
#200 What a Day for a Daydream (1996)
#201 Honor Thy Mother (1996)
#202 Someday My Prince Will Come (1996)
#203 Pampered to a Pulp (1996)
#204 Satan, Darling (1996)
#205 Hoi Polloi Meets Hoiti Toiti (1996)
#206 Roseambo (1996)
#207 Home Is Where the Afghan Is (1996)
#208 Mothers and Other Strangers (1996)
#209 Home for the Holidays (1996)
#210 Say It Ain’t So (1997)
#211 Hit the Road Jack (1997)
#212 The War Room (1997)
#213 Lanford’s Elite (1997)
#214 Some Enchanted Merger (1997)
#215 A Second Chance (1997)
#216 The Miracle (1997)
#217 Roseanne-Feld (1997)
#218 The Truth Be Told (1997)
#219 Arsenic and Old Mom (1997)
#220 Into That Good Night, Part I (1997)
#221 Into That Good Night, Part II (1997)
#222 Twenty Years to Life (2018)
#223 Dress to Impress (2018)
#224 Roseanne Gets the Chair (2018)
#225 Eggs Over, Not Easy (2018)
#226 Darlene v. David (2018)
#227 No Country for Old Women (2018)
#228 Go Cubs (2018)
#229 Netflix & Pill (2018)
#230 Knee Deep (2018)