Party Politics was the third episode of Season 6 of Roseanne, also the 125th overall series episode. It was written by Miriam Trogdon and was directed by Philip Charles MacKenzie. It originally aired on ABC-TV on September 28, 1993.
DJ begins skipping school. Roseanne is tired of Darlene and David's separation, so hosts a weekend for the two. When Darlene discovers that it was her mother's plan, she and DJ team up to plot revenge against her. Jackie refuses to date Fred again after their 1-night stand.
Roseanne schemes to reunite Darlene and David (Johnny Galecki) while trying to get Darlene to tell her what D.J. has been up to. Meanwhile, Fred Oakland (Michael O'Keefe) goes to Jackie's housewarming party in hopes of winning her affections.