Roseanne
Episode Title Mistakes
Show generally 6
Season 1
Season 1 generally 0
1 Life and Stuff 2
2 We're in the Money 0
3 D-I-V-O-R-C-E 0
4 Language Lessons 0
5 Radio Days 0
6 Lovers Lanes 1
7 The Memory Game 0
8 Here's to Good Friends 0
9 Dan's Birthday Bash 1
10 Saturday 0
11 Canoga Time 1
12 The Monday Thru Friday Show 0
13 Bridge Over Troubled Sonny 0
14 Father's Day 1
15 Nightmare on Oak Street 0
16 Mall Story 0
17 Becky's Choice 0
18 The Slice of Life 0

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Other mistake: When the opening credits are shown, the door to the basement is in the kitchen. In the beginning of the series the door is still in the kitchen, but in later seasons the basement door is in the laundry room, but in the opening credits it is still in the kitchen.

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Trivia: Shelley Winters plays Estelle Parsons' mother in the series, even though in real life she's only seven years older than Parsons.

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Question: The original couch changes skirts somewhere along the line. The new skirt is beige (does not match the overall material like the original) and appears to be a couple of inches taller than the original. I surmise either Rosanne or John have back issues and the couch legs were increased so to raise the level of the seating. What was the reason?

Answer: Clearly, the only person who could truly answer this question would be a set designer for the series, or someone else directly connected to the series who would have this kind of detailed information. I looked on IMDb.com and Cheryl Lanner is credited as set designer through 1997. I quickly found her Facebook page, and I directed your question to her. After some time, Ms. Lanner has replied as follows: "I decorated the last season 1/2 but after 9 seasons the sofa just plain got worn out and had to be repaired from 8 years of usage. There was a board put on the sofa but as I've said, it was due to so much usage. If they had back problems I was unaware of them, but you can be assured that if that was the problem it would have been fixed immediately. Take care Michael!"

Michael Albert

Answer: One episode of season seven has a moment when Dan hops over the couch and breaks one end of it. The board was probably added so they could keep using it like nothing happened.

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