Shower the People You Love with Stuff was the first episode of Season 8 of Roseanne, also the 174th overall series episode. It was written by Lawrence Broch and was directed by Gail Mancuso. It originally aired on ABC on September 19, 1995.


Becky and Darlene feud over Roseanne's baby shower.

Note: Lecy Goranson returned to the role of Becky Conner-Healey for the first time since the Season 5 episode "Good Girls, Bad Girls". Sarah Chalke made a guest appearance in this episodes closing tag which was a parody of The Patty Duke Show theme, featuring the two different Beckys. This tag does not appear on the DVD version of this episode. It was also the last appearance of Natalie West as Crystal until Season 10.

Plot summaryEdit

In the first episode of season eight, Roseanne gets ready for her baby shower. Sarah Chalke returns as Becky for a spoof on The Patty Duke Show theme song along with the other Becky, Lecy Goranson.

Trivia Edit

  • A new opening sequence debuted in this season. This time, it shows morphing images of the show's characters.
  • Dan grew a beard during the first half of this season, but in the second half, he was clean shaven.

Roseanne: Season Eight (Season 8)
Shower the People You Love with Stuff|Let Them Eat Junk|Roseanne in the Hood|The Last Date|Halloween: the Final Chapter|The Fifties Show|The Getaway, Almost|The Last Thursday in November|Of Mice and Dan|Direct to Video|December Bride|The Thrilla Near the Vanilla Extract|The White Sheep of the Family|Becky Howser, M.D.|Out of the Past|Construction Junction|We're Going to Disney World|Disney World War II|Springtime for David|Another Mouth to Shut Up|Morning Becomes Obnoxious|Ballroom Blitz|The Wedding|Heart & Soul|Fights and Stuff
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