"Honor Thy Mother"
Season 9: Episode 4
(202 / 231 episodes)
Network ABC-TV
Air date October 8, 1996
Written by Bob Hickman and Amy Welsh
Directed by Mark K. Samuels
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Honor Thy Mother was the fourth episode of Season 9 of Roseanne, also the 202nd overall series episode. It was written by Bob Hickman and Amy Welsh, and was directed by Mark K. Samuels. It originally aired on ABC-TV on October 8, 1996.


Dan announces that he's going to visit his mother in California. Jackie and Roseanne wait out the Conner house's renovation at a spa.

Plot summaryEdit

After winning the lottery, Dan acts strange around the house and with his friends. He doesn't watch Monday night football and starts fixing things around the house at odd hours of the night. When he finally reveals that his mother is in a psychiatric hospital, he and Roseanne make plans to take her to California to see a specialist.

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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