Although the creative forces behind the upcoming Roseanne reboot have promised that much of what you loved about the original series will still be there, the new episodes are also getting a modern update. In addition to tweaking major storylines – pretending the “death” of Conner family patriarch Dan (John Goodman) never happened and figuring out a solution to that whole Becky problem, for instance – the revival will address Donald Trump’s presidency and also throw a wrench in the marriage of Darlene (Sara Gilbert) and David (Johnny Galecki). Of all the updates the Conners are undergoing, the latter seems like the most heartbreaking.
As anyone who watched the sitcom during its original run knows, the 1997 series finale upends the timeline when it reveals much of what’s happened on the show has been a figment of the titular Roseanne’s imagination. In the new timeline, Dan dies of a heart attack, and it’s as if David and Darlene’s relationship never even happened; instead, she ends up with Glenn Quinn’s Mark Healy, David’s brother. Roseanne (Roseanne Barr) explains that what we’ve been watching for the last few seasons was actually the story from a book …read more
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