Season 8 Episodes

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Fights and Stuff

Season 8, Episode 25 - Air Date: 5/21/1996
Dan returns home from hospital with orders from the doctor for a new diet regime -- and strict orders from Roseanne about changing his lifestyle.
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Heart & Soul

Season 8, Episode 24 - Air Date: 5/14/1996
Roseanne's brave and witty front masks her fears after Dan suffers a heart attack during Darlene's wedding reception.
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The Wedding

Season 8, Episode 23 - Air Date: 5/7/1996
Darlene's wedding day brings unexpected tears, joy and tenderness as Dan is finally able to express his love to Darlene and the young couple's wedding vows bring Roseanne to tears.
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Ballroom Blitz

Season 8, Episode 22 - Air Date: 4/30/1996
Bev's smitten with her passionate ballroom-dance instructor -- until a drama unfolds on the dance floor when he starts flirting with the newly divorced Jackie.
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Morning Becomes Obnoxious

Season 8, Episode 21 - Air Date: 4/9/1996
After an improptu interview at the diner goes spectacularly well, Roseanne prepares to ""Wake Up Chicago"" on a morning TV talk show as a news commentator with a unique and ""opinionated blue-collar outlook"" -- and with Jackie as her manager.
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Another Mouth to Shut Up

Season 8, Episode 20 - Air Date: 3/26/1996
Just weeks after their hot night in Disney World, Darlene drops a proposal -- and a surprise announcement: she's pregnant -- on David, whose major life changes seem to be happening all in one day.
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Springtime for David

Season 8, Episode 19 - Air Date: 3/12/1996
David moves out after getting a job at a theme park known as ""the happiest place in Illinois,"" where he's soon transformed into an ultra-perky worker with an eerie smile.
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Disney World War II (2)

Season 8, Episode 18 - Air Date: 2/27/1996
Fireworks and fanfare accompany the Conners on a whirlwind tour of the magical kingdom of Disney World, when Darlene finds she's actually happy in the presence of Winnie the Pooh.
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We're Going to Disney World (1)

Season 8, Episode 17 - Air Date: 2/20/1996
The family goes hog wild with excitement -- and with plans to travel to Disney World -- when Dan brings home his final paycheck from the Lanford City Garage.
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Construction Junction

Season 8, Episode 16 - Air Date: 2/13/1996
Dan weighs the merits of giving up his boring garage job for a new construction endeavor with his pals; Jackie surfs the Internet and becomes addicted.
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Out of the Past

Season 8, Episode 15 - Air Date: 2/6/1996
While Nana Mary amuses Roseanne and Jackie with a box of their childhood treasures, Dan and his pals reluctantly play poker with Leon and Scott.
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Becky Howser, M.D.

Season 8, Episode 14 - Air Date: 1/16/1996
Roseanne advises an unhappy Becky to change her life -- not realizing that Mark doesn't share his wife's eagerness for change, so Becky intends to change her marriage.
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The White Sheep of the Family

Season 8, Episode 13 - Air Date: 1/9/1996
D.J. inherits $500 in his great aunt Harriet's will (because he was the only member of the family she never met) and blows half of it on a trombone to impress a girl who plays tuba in the school band.
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The Thrilla Near the Vanilla Extract

Season 8, Episode 12 - Air Date: 1/2/1996
Did someone say food fight? That's what Roseanne and Jackie's stint offering samples at a supermarket turns into when Jackie outsells her sister.
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December Bride

Season 8, Episode 11 - Air Date: 12/12/1995
Christmas for the Conners bring more than the usual holiday cheer and festivities, it also brings a wedding -- for Leon and Scott.
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Direct to Video

Season 8, Episode 10 - Air Date: 12/5/1995
While Roseanne narrates a video time capsule for her unborn child, Becky and Darlene find old love letters of Dan and Roseanne's; D.
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Of Mice and Dan

Season 8, Episode 9 - Air Date: 11/28/1995
With his old band mate performing in town, Dan's got the blues. Seems he regrets giving up his youthful dreams to settle down with Roseanne.
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The Last Thursday in November

Season 8, Episode 8 - Air Date: 11/21/1995
When D.J.'s teacher gives his students free rein, the class Thanksgiving pageant takes on a decidedly modern, Pulp Fiction twist-- and offends many of the parents, but not the Conners.
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The Getaway, Almost

Season 8, Episode 7 - Air Date: 11/14/1995
Roseanne and Jackie's shopping trip with the baby becomes an outing a la Thelma and Louise after they give a lift to a rebellious teen, then force a trucker off the road.
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The Fifties Show

Season 8, Episode 6 - Air Date: 11/7/1995
The Conners find themselves going back in time in this spoof of 1950s sitcoms (shot mostly in black and white): Roseanne's a fussy hausfrau, Dan is a hapless businessman stewing over ""the Anderson account,"" and Jackie's the wacky neighbor.
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Halloween: the Final Chapter

Season 8, Episode 5 - Air Date: 10/31/1995
Roseanne reigns as ""Queen of the Gypsies, consort of wizards and seer of souls"" on Halloween, when an Ouija board sending a message from ""The Dead"" portends an unexpected event: she's in labour.
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The Last Date

Season 8, Episode 4 - Air Date: 10/24/1995
The temptation to crash a stranger's bar mitzvah at a local hotel is too much for Roseanne as she drags Dan out on the town for a ""last hurrah"" before the baby is born.
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Roseanne in the Hood

Season 8, Episode 3 - Air Date: 10/17/1995
Roseanne will stop at nothing to crush the competition when a new, more posh eatery -- complete with a salad bar and a drive-through window -- opens up across from the Lunch Box.
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Let Them Eat Junk

Season 8, Episode 2 - Air Date: 9/26/1995
Jackie chews out Roseanne for feeding baby Andy junk food; D.J. spends a picture-perfect day observing what makes Dan tick after Dan becomes upset to discover D.
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Shower the People You Love with Stuff

Season 8, Episode 1 - Air Date: 9/19/1995
Hostesses Becky and Darlene disagree over Roseanne's baby shower.