Skeleton in the Closet was the sixth episode of Season 7 of Roseanne, also the 153rd overall series episode. It was written by William Lucas Walker and Lawrence Broch from an original story by Lois Bromfield, and was directed by Gail Mancuso. It originally aired on ABC-TV on October 19, 1994.


Roseanne's attempts to prank everybody at Leon's Halloween party at the diner fall flat when it's revealed to her that Fred is gay.

Plot summaryEdit

Leon begins to pay more attention to Fred who acts overly annoyed about it, Nancy and Leon think Fred doth protest too much. When Leon hosts a Halloween party, all his gay friends seem to know Fred quite well and Roseanne becomes convinced that Fred is gay. Roseanne is also convinced that Bev is going bald and wears a wig, and she is shocked to see a wig in the style of Bev's hair at her hairdresser.

Closing Tag: Bev admits she is bald and takes off her "wig". Then everyone else in the family take off their wigs to show they are bald too. Realising she has been pranked, Roseanne takes out a detonation device and blows up the house.

Also Starring: Michael O'Keefe, Johnny Galecki, Glenn Quinn, Estelle Parsons

Guest Stars: Martin Mull, Sandra Bernhard, Jazzmun

Featuring: Bob Nickman, Alec Mapa, Ken Kells

Roseanne: Season Seven (Season 7)

Nine is Enough|Two for One|Snoop Davey Dave|Girl Talk|Sleeper|Skeleton in the Closet|Follow the Son|Punch and Jimmy|White Men Can't Kiss|Thanksgiving '94|Maybe Baby|The Parenting Trap|Rear Window|My Name is Bev|Bed and Bored|Sisters|Lost Youth|Single Married Female|The Clip Show: All About Rosey|Husbands and Wives|Happy Trailers|The Blaming of the Shrew|The Birds and the Frozen Bees|Couch Potatoes|Sherwood Schwartz: A Loving Tribute

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