The television sitcom that was originally broadcast on ABC from 1988 to 1997 will come back on the screens on March 27, 2018. It was a show that portrayed the average American family and it became the most-watched television show in the United States from 1989 to 1990. The cast will be the same one, with Barr, Goodman, and Gilbert attached to reprise their roles, while Metcalf is also considered likely to return.
Here is how the cast looked back in the old days…
And here is what they look now, returning to TV screens soon!
Let’s see how much they’ve changed over the years, in this collection that’s courtesy of Aunty Acid.
1. Roseanne Barr as Roseanne Conner
Roseanne is the creator of the show. She designed a sitcom about a family struggling to get by on a limited household income while dealing with issues such as poverty, drug abuse, and teen pregnancy.
After the show, the actress launched her own talk show, The Roseanne Show, and appeared on other sitcoms such as My Name is Earl, Portlandia, and The Office.
2. John Goodman as Dan Conner
The 65-year-old actor played Roseanne’s husband Dan Conner, for which he won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in 1993. After the show, he appeared in movies such as: Barton Fink, The Big Lebowski, O Brother, Where Art Thou and others.
3. Laurie Metcalf as Jackie Harris
The Emmy award-winning portrayed Jackie Harris in Roseanne. She was the girl that always got in trouble who later in the show becomes the mother of Andy and the wife of Fred.
After the ending of the sitcom, Laurie Metcalf appeared in movies such as Scream 2, Georgia Rule and Dear God. You might also know her from The Big Bang Theory.
4. Sara Gilbert as Darlene Conner
The actress received two Primetime Emmy Award nominations for her role as the rebellious Conner daughter. After the show, she appeared in movies such as Riding in Cars with Boys and Dessert Blue. She also had a role on the show The Big Bang Theory.
5. Johnny Galecki as David Healy
The actor best known for playing Leonard Hofstadter in the sitcom The Big Bang Theory portrayed the role of David Healy, Darlene’s boyfriend in Rosseane.
After the show, the 42-year-old also appeared in movies such as: I Know What You Did Last Summer, Vanilla Sky, and Rings.
6. Alicia Goranson as Becky Conner
The actress is best known for her role as the original Becky Conner that appeared in the first five seasons of the show. The 43-year-old has been a guest on shows such as Sex and the City, Law, and Order: Special Victims Unit, Fringe, and Damages.
7. Sarah Chalke Also as Becky Conner!
The Canadian actress is the one who replaced Alicia Goranson in season six. After the show she appeared in How I Met Your Mother and Cougar Town and also had a role in the sitcom Scrubs.
8. Michael Fishman as D.J. Conner
The 36-year-old actor portrayed the role of D.J who was the youngest Conner sibling. After the show, he appeared on Undrafted, Walker, Texas Ranger and Seinfeld.