The Blaming of the Shrew was the 23rd episode of Season 7 of Roseanne, also the 170th overall series episode. It was written by Lawrence Broch, and was directed by Gail Mancuso. It originally aired on ABC-TV on May 3, 1995.


DJ's new girlfriend (Ashley Johnson), who Roseanne actually likes, is bossing him around, and their relationship causes problems at school. Jackie and Fred see a psychologist (Ellen DeGeneres) about their anger issues.

Plot summaryEdit

Schoolmate and new girlfriend Lisa (Ashley Johnson) pushes D.J. around. Meanwhile, Dan lays down the law when DJ lets the agressive, push Lisa order him around, but Roseanne likes the girl in question. But when the relationship lands DJ in trouble at school, Roseanne has to intervene. Jackie and Fred decide to go to marriage counselor, Dr. Whitman (Ellen DeGeneres) to help solve their relationship problems

Note: Sarah Chalke who plays the part of Becky Conner-Healy, does not appear.

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