Roseanne (DEAD from racism)

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  1. Rita

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    I can’t believe that this has had a revival, Dan is not dead, and it managed to pull in over 18 million viewers in its new season premiere.

    I used to love this back in the 90’s. Does anyone know if the new series will be getting broadcast over here?
     
  2. Marilyn

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    I’ve been quickly revisiting the old series with the original aim to finish it before the new episodes aired (I’ve seen it all the way through a couple of times before, but still). Only up to season 6 though, which is where it starts to go down the drain a bit

    I have a LOT of feelings about Roseanne the show (when it was good it was one of the absolute greatest sitcoms ever and when it was bad it was dogshit) and Roseanne the person (a complete and total cunt by anyone’s definition, yet still somehow able to make her character endearing and likeable), but everything I’ve seen written about the premiere seems to have been positive so I’m super excited to see it

    AND, as good as Roseanne herself could be at times, it really was all about Jackie, Dan, and Darlene - without them the show would be nothing, and I’m more looking forward to seeing those characters again than Roseanne. Sara Gilbert is a total QUEEN for being the driving force behind all this
     
  3. Madison

    Madison Everything goes up by six

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    She’s Trump scum, no?
     
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  4. Marilyn

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    Yes, in real life and now in the show
     
  5. jivafox

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    Fuck this horrible fat cunt.
     
  6. Zu-Klara

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    I blame the parents. Fucked her they did :(
     
  7. lolly

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    Didn't she change her mind about that?
     
  8. Rita

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    I don’t know much, or really give a flying fuck about her as a person. The sitcom was a MASTERPIECE.
     
  9. Whatevar

    Whatevar SAVE MY SOUL

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    I've been watching recent Roseanne interviews on YouTube all morning. She's quite something!
     
  10. VoR

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    I really dislike the current trend for labelling people 'trash' and 'scum' for not being 100% right on all of the time.

    Roseanne Barr the person definitely seems to hold some questionable views, but by most accounts she (and, to be fair, the rest of the show's writing squad) used making the character a Trump voter to tell a fairly nuanced and even-handed story about what drove working class Americans to vote the way they did, and how it affected different generations. That's pretty incredible for a sitcom that 18 million people tuned in to watch. There's also a sub plot with Roseanne and Dan being 100% supportive of their gender non-binary grandson.
     
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  11. jivafox

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    Nah, she’s scum

     
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  12. Marilyn

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    I just watched the first two episodes, and thought they were really well done. The first is mostly explaining the characters' situations and the political stuff but that gets dropped for the second (well, the election gets dropped, it's still political with the gender stuff), which is much stronger and feels more like the show back in the day. Laurie is the highlight of both eps of course

    Also, Bananarama got a shoutout to 18 million Americans :disco: Hurry up with that new album girls, capitalise on this promo
     
  13. Beverley

    Beverley I Don't Wanna Change A THI-ING

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    I just logged in from sunny Spain to say, I am not with you on this one, VoR. Oh, AT ALL.
     
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    If she ain’t thick, she’s scum.
     
  15. Zu-Klara

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    There’s nothing even slightly unscummy or untrashy about voting TRUMP and quite frankly that colours the whole picture as far as I’m concerned
     
  16. Zu-Klara

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    Oh apparently she did and said that incest maybe wasn’t the right word for it but she couldn’t find the right one so that would have to do :)
     
  17. Phoenix

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    I wonder what other 90s sitcoms will be revived because of the success of this (and Will and Grace to a lesser extent). Golden Girls but Betty White’s character turns out to have been a nazi on the run (so we can understand how the other side thinks).
     
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  18. VoR

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    I'm not defending her choices, I just don't understand what's to be served by demonising people. As we've seen time and time again, it just backs them and people who share their viewpoints into a corner and causes them to dig in their heels.
     
  19. VoR

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    Also, whether or not Roseanne herself deserves any credit for it, I'm pretty confident this show will cause more people to examine their viewpoints than Will and Grace preaching to the converted with low hanging Trump jokes.
     
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  20. lolly

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    I don't like it when someone tries to shatter our moopy echo chamber.
     
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    I think Roseanne being a wealthy, successful celebrity who voted Trump muddies the water (and is unquestionably worse than your average supporter) but writing off alienated poor people to convert rich suburbs and targeting all policy at the managerial class on either coast is what got Trump elected in the first place.

    It's fair enough to roast disgusting, oleaginous chuds when they're media figures or in positions of power but nothing is going to be sorted until they ditch attitudes like Hillary boasting about winning the states with the biggest GDP and actually offer a good deal to everyone. I'm with @VoR, he's Moopy's Cynthia Nixon.
     
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  22. Zu-Klara

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    :D:disco:!
     
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    I’m waiting for the Frasier reboot where Kelsey Grammer gets to live out his real life and make Frasier a Rush Limbaugh like shock jock
     
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    I don't follow her much but I posted here an interview she gave a few years ago where she laid bare all the sexist and classist problems she had with the studio when trying to get Roseanne to be the show she wanted (it's in the Similar Threads thing below). She sounded so on point and sticking it up to the man - why on earth is she now supporting Donald Trump? Is it an irrational hate of Hillary?
     
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    Hillary is a lizard paedo monster, haven’t you heard? :o
     
  26. Penelope

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    Because it's a complete myth that lionises and speaks to the best side of what Trump voters actually want to think about themselves without accounting for anything else. Like shit would the vast majority of them ever be supportive of a non-binary grandchild.
     
  27. Zu-Klara

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    Am so pleased to learn that Donald has called Roseanne to offer his cuntratulations on her ratings and that “he’s done a lot of nice things for me over the years” :)

    PUSSY GRABBING MUSLIM HATING FASCIST ON THE PHONE FOR YOU LUV :disco:
     
  28. Ag

    Ag Just tax the stupid people. And let them die

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    Yeah he's a fucking Trump cunt too.
     
  29. Zu-Klara

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    I can’t believe I ever fancied Kelsey Grammer. Talk about being blinded by back hair :zombie:

    @Marilyn CAN YOU HEAR ME
     
  30. Marilyn

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    I would genuinely rather fuck Roseanne :D
     
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  31. Zu-Klara

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    Well everyone’s at it :tongueout:

    Obviously I meant a more general back hair blindness issue and actually I’ve always thought it might be a bit shrivelled :gross:
     
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  32. Marilyn

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    Speaking of, in a dark moment I did once wonder whether John Goodman would have a very BIG penis or a very SMALL penis. I really think it could go either way

    Vote now
     
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  33. Zu-Klara

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    :D Based on his eyes and the nose, I would say it’s QUITE THICK

    He doesn’t have those awful tiny pig eyes which some of the tubby brigade have (and he doesn’t look what we shall politely call NATURALLY FAT), which as we all know ALWAYS point to a definite IKEA pencil or WHERE IS IT situation
     
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    Which brings to mind a situation with a tubber where I honestly couldn’t find it despite quite a lot of digging in the drawers. After a few dates he said, sorry babes, I prefer rugby types really. Well, I thought. I prefer wanks which don’t require TWEEZERS
     
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  35. Zu-Klara

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    God it was like SUCKING ON A SMALL STRAW
     
  36. Marilyn

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    :D Haven’t we all heard THAT line
     
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  37. Zu-Klara

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    :D I mean what IS that about? Why bother buying us a small cherry brandy and Scampi Fries in the first place?
     
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    What if she's an actual demon though?
     
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  40. BoysForSeles

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    What if you're favourite singer is? Or your favourite actor is? Nobody really knows people's true viewpoints. As poor as some of her taste is at least Roseanne is kinda transparent. Plus I judge it on the material.
     

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