When Darlene notes that Jackie and Roseanne’s business went bankrupt, Jackie admits that it’s true with the appendix that “but it was your mother’s fault because she is not here to defend herself.” Like The Conners explaining Jackie’s strange presence in the family home by making her see herself as a wise old woman in the family, this explanation fits Laurie Metcalf’s goofy character perfectly. However, the ease with which Jackie dismissed the memory of Roseanne and blamed her late sister for their shared misfortune would not have matched Dan’s softer, more sentimental character, as evidenced by her reaction to his actions. same reviews.
When Dan notes that he and Roseanne took a similar risk by opening a bike shop and Darlene notes that that too went bankrupt, she says that the experience at least proved she couldn’t run a bike shop. and she says that she can now sleep soundly with this dream. behind him. Even years after Roseanne’s death, Dan still sees himself and Roseanne as a team, while his sister still sees herself in competition with the fiery Roseanne. The scene illustrated the key differences that made the trio’s work dynamic, as Dan and Roseanne were at their best when working together against the world, while Jackie and Roseanne were at their best when facing off in a classic case. . sibling rivalry. . Drawing attention to these different dynamics demonstrates that The Conners to remember Roseanneeven though the series has largely avoided mentioning her directly.