Roseanne returned to primetime with two consecutive episodes on Tuesday night after a 21-year hiatus and immediately tackled the political divide in the country. It was revealed that Roseanne (Roseanne Barr) and her sister Jackie (Laurie Metcalf) were on bad terms since the 2016 election, as evidenced by a family dinner during which they took jabs at each other. Jackie, a Hillary Clinton supporter, brought Russian-flavored dressing to a family dinner. Roseanne, a fan of President Donald Trump, sarcastically asked Jackie if she’d like to take a knee during grace. The episode also addressed the original series finale in which Dan (John Goodman) seemingly died from a heart attack. It was revealed that he was merely asleep. “You looked happy. I thought maybe you moved on,” Roseanne told her husband.
Roseanne Barr is ready to continue her reboot of Roseanne into the future. “We all want to definitely [do more seasons]. We had such a blast. And it was just so fun to be together again,” the 65-year-old Barr — who starred on Roseanne for nine seasons from 1988 to 1997 — said during a Monday night Paley Center panel in New York City, per Deadline. “We remember all the old jokes and all the old things that we used to do and they were so funny and still fun.” John Goodman concurred, adding the caveat: “If I live that long!”