Continuity mistake: When Roseanne & Jackie talk about Arnie, they act like they haven't known him long. Jackie even states, "I don't know him." Yet, in episode "Why Jackie Becomes A Trucker," Jackie sleeps with Arnie. Roseanne says all the girls made a pact in high school that none of them would ever sleep with him.mirtom
Continuity mistake: When a depressed Roseanne emerges from her bedroom after Dan has left her, she tells Nancy and Leon that she wants to turn over her and Jackie's shares of the restaurant to them. She says she wants Nancy and Leon to experience the same sense of accomplishment that she and Jackie felt when they first opened the business. However, Roseanne seems to have forgotten that it was Nancy, along with her, Jackie, and Bev, who started the restaurant.raywest
Continuity mistake: During the show's first two seasons, we are told Roseanne had a more slender figure during her younger years and didn't start gaining weight until after she began having kids. Later in the Halloween episode, "The Ghost of Halloween Past," Roseanne is shown her past, and her younger versions are not slender.
Continuity mistake: Dan tells Crystal that his shoe size is size 11. Later in the season, during episode 16, "Mall Story", Dan tells a shoe salesman he takes a size 13. Dan's an older guy and his foot size would not grow during the short gap between the episodes - the first took place during Fall and the second took place during Spring.
Continuity mistake: Over the course of the entire show, the entrance into DJ's bedroom changes position. In the earlier seasons, the entry was on the right-hand side of the screen and the bathroom door was to the left. In later episodes, the characters entered the bedroom from the left-hand side. Everything else in the room remains the same.raywest
Continuity mistake: After Booker announces the overtime, Roseanne asks Jackie for a quarter. Jackie takes her glove off her right hand. In the next shot, Jackie reaches into her purse and takes her glove off her right hand a second time, before getting a coin out of her coin purse.
Continuity mistake: In the episode where Jackie takes over the house, while Roseanne is at their parents. DJ comes in the kitchen and is sent in the laundry area for a shirt. Before he goes in there he is wearing a pair of dark jean with nothing on them. He comes back a second later with his head stuck in a shirt still with the same pants on. But when he finally pops his head through the shirt his pants have changed to a pair of stonewash, with what looks like bleach stains on the front. A wide shot of the kitchen in the next frame and his pants are back to the dark ones with nothing on them.mrsjaybubba
Continuity mistake: When Dan heads back to the bar after hitting the drywall with his hammer, Roseanne goes there to find him. While they're talking, we see a crooked painting to Dan's left, and a lamp hanging straight. Then, in the next shot, suddenly the painting has been straightened, and the lamp is crooked. (00:17:55)