"Hoi Polloi Meets Hoiti Toiti"
Season 9: Episode 8
(206 / 231 episodes)
Network ABC-TV
Air date November 12, 1996
Written by Leif Sandaas and Debbie Kasper
Directed by Mark K. Samuels
Episode Guide
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Hoi Polloi Meets Hoiti Toiti was the eighth episode of Season 9 of Roseanne, also the 206th overall series episode. It was written by Leif Sandaas and Debbie Kasper, and was directed by Mark K. Samuels. It originally aired on ABC-TV on November 12, 1996.


Roseanne, Jackie, DJ, Mark, Bev, Becky, Andy, and Jerry go to the Wentworth estate to meet Astrid's family, who aren't impressed at Roseanne's trashy ways. When she finds the family's stash of "happy pills," Roseanne teaches them to scream out their anger. Dana Gould appears in this episode.

Plot summaryEdit

Socialite Astrid Wentworth (Mo Gaffney) invites the Conners to visit her snobby family at Martha's Vineyard. Kiki Wentworth (Hillary Tuck) tries to come on to D.J., while Roseanne teaches Doris Wentworth (Dina Merrill) other ways to get her frustrations out rather than prescription medication.

Note: John Goodman, who plays Dan Conner on the series, does not appear.

Roseanne: Season Nine (Season 9)
Call Waiting|Millions from Heaven|What a Day for a Daydream|Honor Thy Mother|Someday My Prince Will Come|Pampered To A Pulp|Satan, Darling|Hoi Polloi Meets Hoiti Toiti|Roseambo|Home is Where the Afghan Is|Mothers and Other Strangers|Home For The Holidays|Say It Ain't So|Hit the Road, Jack|The War Room|Lanford's Elite|Some Enchanted Merger|A Second Chance|The Miracle|Roseanne-Feld|The Truth Be Told|Arsenic and Old Mom|Into That Good Night, Part 1|Into That Good Night, Part 2
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