Critic Consensus: Roseanne returns a welcome, distinct voice to the sitcom landscape with edgy, biting humor and a strong undercurrent of familial warmth.
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as Dan Conner
as Booker Brooks
as D.J. Conner
as Coach Graham
as Chip's Mom
as Dr. Bryce
as Chip's Dad
as Dan's Dad
as Roseanne's Dad
as Miss Crane
Barr delivers every line with the same stone-faced monotone that may work well in stand-up comedy, but is numbing in situation comedy. There are good moments, though, which are derived from her stand-up persona.
It's a tricky mix. But it's the perfect mix. So far, Roseanne is the best new show of the season.
From top to bottom, the first season of Roseanne stands the test of time, and I think has better writing than some of today's comedy sitcoms.
As a mother, wise-cracking butt-insky Roseanne personifies "tough love."
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