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"Roseanne: Season Three"
Intro
Season: Season 3
Original
network:
ABC-TV
Country/Language United States
Original Run:
First episode: September 18, 1990
Final episode: May 14, 1991
Number of episodes 25
Created by: Roseanne Barr & Matt Williams
Executive producer(s): Roseanne Barr, Marcy Carsey & Tom Werner
Episode guide
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Roseanne episodesEdit

This is a list of episodes from the third season of Roseanne.

Season 3 (1990-91)Edit

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Title Directed by Written by Original air date
48 1 "The Test" John Whitesell Bob Myer September 18, 1990
Dan is reluctant to give Becky driving lessons. Meanwhile, the whole family awaits the results of a more serious test being taken by Roseanne. 
49 2 "Friends and Relatives" John Whitesell Chuck Lorre September 25, 1990
Dan lends $1,500 to Arnie thinking he's buying Nancy an engagement ring, but he actually buys her breast implants. When Dan falls behind with the bills, Jackie tries to lend him the money, but he refuses because she's a relative. DJ starts peeping on his sisters. 
50 3 "Like, a Virgin" John Whitesell Brad Isaacs October 2, 1990
Roseanne and Dan think it's time to talk to Becky about birth control...then they catch Darlene making out on their couch. 
51 4 "Like, a New Job" John Whitesell Jeff Abugov October 9, 1990
Roseanne quits her hair-salon job for a waitress job at the luncheonette in Rodbell's Department Store. Becky and Darlene are fighting over their room yet again, so Dan sends Darlene to live in the basement. Note: Alyson Hannigan guest stars as one of Becky's friends who dines at the luncheonette. 
52 5 "Goodbye Mr. Right" John Whitesell Bruce Graham October 16, 1990
Becky and Darlene think DJ's a psycho when they find his under-the-bed secret stash of dismembered dolls; Jackie is injured in the line of duty and Gary gives her an ultimatum. 
53 6 "Becky, Beds and Boys" John Whitesell Jennifer Heath and Amy Sherman October 23, 1990
Roseanne and Dan shop for a new bed. Becky starts dating Mark, a rebellious teen. 
54 7 "Trick or Treat" John Whitesell Teleplay: Chuck Lorre and Jeff Abugov

Story: Chuck Lorre

October 30, 1990
Roseanne dresses as a male trucker for Halloween and mingles with some guys at the Lobo Lounge. Dan is upset about DJ wanting to be a witch for Halloween. 
55 8 "PMS, I Love You" John Whitesell Tom Arnold November 6, 1990
Roseanne's PMS coincides with Dan's birthday. He would rather avoid it by going fishing, but his family insists on throwing him a surprise party. 
56 9 "Bird is the Word" John Whitesell Joel Madison and Don Foster November 13, 1990
Becky is suspended for allegedly making an obscene gesture in her class photo. She gains popularity at school, but Roseanne has to visit the principal. Dan has plans for Becky's suspension. 
57 10 "Dream Lover" John Whitesell Chuck Lorre November 27, 1990
When Dan starts dreaming about another woman, Roseanne feels threatened, so she decides to meet this woman at Rodbell's. 
58 11 "Do You Know Where Your Parents Are?" John Whitesell David A. Caplan and Brian LaPan December 4, 1990
When Becky and Darlene break curfew, Dan and Roseanne try to teach them a lesson by staying out late and sending Jackie over to make sure they worry. 
59 12 "Confessions" John Whitesell Brad Isaacs December 18, 1990
When Bev pays a surprise visit, Roseanne tricks Jackie into coming over for her share of torture. But she's crushed to learn that Bev had always considered Roseanne 'ordinary' and thought Jackie had more potential. 
60 13 "The Courtship of Eddie, Dan's Father" John Whitesell Teleplay: Don Foster and Joel Madison

Story: Bob Myer

January 8, 1991
It's Ed Conner's turn to favor the family with a surprise visit. He announces that he and Crystal are involved and planning to marry. 
61 14 "The Wedding" John Whitesell Jeff Abugov January 15, 1991
Dan struggles to accept the unlikely pairing of Ed and Crystal, especially when Crystal announces that she's pregnant. 
62 15 "Becky Doesn't Live Here Anymore" Gail Mancuso Amy Sherman and Jennifer Heath January 22, 1991
Becky runs away from home to live with Jackie after lying about not seeing Mark. 
63 16 "Home-Ec" John Whitesell Mark Lloyd Rappaport February 5, 1991

Roseanne visits Darlene's home-economics class, then takes them on a field trip to the supermarket.

Notes: Leonardo DiCaprio has a silent guest appearance as one of Darlene's classmates. 

64 17 "Valentine's Day" John Whitesell Bob Myer February 12, 1991

Roseanne awaits a special Valentine's Day gift from Dan; Darlene is disappointed when her crush asks Becky to the dance instead.

Notes: Tobey Maguire guest stars as a friend of Barry, Darlene's crush. 

65 18 "Communicable Theater" John Whitesell Jennifer Heath and Amy Sherman February 19, 1991
Roseanne lends more than moral support when Jackie has a role in the community-theater presentation of 'Cyrano de Bergerac.' 
66 19 "Vegas Interruptus" John Whitesell Teleplay: Jeff Abugov and Chuck Lorre

Story: Bob Myer

February 26, 1991
A snowstorm threatens Roseanne and Dan's trip to Vegas, but saves Roseanne's job. 
67 20 "Her Boyfriend's Back" John Whitesell Teleplay: Brad Isaacs and Maxine Lapiduss

Story: Sheldon Krasner and David Saling

March 12, 1991
Mark and Becky ride Dan's vintage motorcycle without permission, and Dan finds out when he realizes that Mark tinkered with the engine. Feeling betrayed, especially after defending her earlier, Dan gives Becky the silent treatment while Roseanne decides to confront Mark about his true intentions. 
68 21 "Troubles with the Rubbles" John Whitesell Joel Madison March 26, 1991
Roseanne's new neighbor, Kathy Bowman, looks down on her and says that DJ's a bad influence on her son Todd. 
69 22 "Second Time Around" John Whitesell Maxine Lapiduss April 2, 1991
Roseanne assists Crystal in her Lamaze classes. After a near-fatal accident at work, DJ follows Dan around obsessively. Jackie is offended when she finds out that Roseanne and Dan don't think she's responsible enough to take care of their kids if they die. 
70 23 "Dances with Darlene" Gail Mancuso Brad Isaacs April 30, 1991
Roseanne tries to persuade Darlene to wear something feminine and formal to her school dance. 
71 24 "Scenes from a Barbecue" John Whitesell Bob Myer and Chuck Lorre May 7, 1991
The Conners hold a Mother's Day barbecue at which feisty Nana Mary displays her acts of motherhood on Bev, surprising Roseanne and Jackie with how alike their relationships are. 
72 25 "The Pied Piper of Lanford" John Whitesell Jeff Abugov May 14, 1991
Roseanne and Dan ponder opening their own motorcycle shop with Ziggy. Ziggy ends up getting cold feet at the last minute but leaves behind a generous token of gratitude: $20,000.Brad Garrett appears in this episode. 

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