Definitions for "Roseanne"
Roseanne was an American sitcom which aired on ABC from 1988 to 1997, starring stand-up comedian Roseanne Barr. The show portrayed a working-class family living in fictional Lanford, Illinois, and struggling to get by on a limited income. For many years, Roseanne was, in contrast to many of the most popular shows at the time, honest in its depiction of family life, tackling subjects of poverty, alcoholism, narcotics, sex, first periods, masturbation, obesity, spousal abuse, and homosexuality in ways unlike other shows.