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Nobody will watch


a spinoff with Darlene as the focus. Without Roseanne, there is no show. You would have to kill here off otherwise Dan wouldn't be in the show either.

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It depends, man. You can't say that with certainty.

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I'll probably give the first episode a shot to see how it goes, but Darlene was always my least favorite character.

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I think a lot of people are going to see how they kill her off. She had an opiod addiction so that makes sense. It's definitely not going to be funny. It'll be tragic. And Laurie Metcalf and John Goodman are going to be amazing! It's going to be dark and sad. And the rest of the season will be the family coping with the loss with comedy to break the tension. Galecki will probably be back so that will help. The character Darlene will have something to work with maybe. The loss of her mother. I wasn't feeling Sara Gilbert at all in the reboot. She was really bad. And I used to like her character a little in the original. The character of Becky was the one the highlights of the reboot. I think this season is going to do all right. But I really don't know about the following season. Because this season will have the ghost of Roseanne. Roseanne's spirit will haunt this season. Because they can fire her and kill her off but she will always live in our memory. And if the show does steer away from the loss of her, the show will be the one that's dead.

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Yeah, I liked Gilbert a lot in the original but she seems to have lost her mojo.
I imagine it's funny to see a young person pulling off a slightly morose, deadpan humor, but if that's your only trick, it may not translate to an adult. I'm thinking Metcalfe can do anything, if the material is right.

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She is killed off, and her death is addressed in the first episode. How they killed her off has been “ leaked out” already ( I think it’s clever but I won’t “ spoil it” here), and Barr is not too happy how they killed her off.

So the question is -will Dan be dating others now that he’s a widow?

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Why do I want to watch a show where my tv mom is dead? Too depressing, too stupid. I love that quote from John Goodman about how he thinks Dan's character will change. "I guess he'll be sad and mopey" or something to that effect. He clearly doesn't give a crap. I think the Connors might get two seasons in before they axe it.

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