One of my favorite seasons. The bike shop closes. Becky elopes with Mark. The Lunch Box opens. This had some really good episodes. From Jackies abusive boyfriend, to the death of Roseanne and Jackies father, to David moving in with the Conners. Definately a worthwhile purchase.
98.Terms of Estrangement (1)-- Dan and Roseanne have some adjustments to make, when the Bike shop and the Diner both go out of business, leaving Roseanne the sole wage earner. Becky takes the news hard, it means that Mark will have to leave town; so she elopes with him, and leaves with him.
99.Terms of Estrangement (2)-- Roseanne and Dan prepare to say goodbye to Becky, when her an Mark come back to gather some belongings, and head out to start their married life together.
100.The Dark Ages-- The power company cuts off the Conners' power. Dan and Roseanne must look at Darlene in a new light after David spends the night in her room.
101.Mommy Nearest-- Roseanne and Jackie are stunned when their mother hands each of them a check for ten thousand dollars, to do with what they like. Bev then announces she is moving to Lanford, that causes a series of arguements. Jackie agonizes over dating Fisher, a perfect but much, much younger man.
102.Pretty in Black-- Roseanne mortifies Darlene with a sweet sixteen party, then sends her off to her friends while the adults enjoy the festivities, which include a game of Truth or Dare; the Tildens move in next door; Darlene dyes her hair black to make Roseanne mad, but is shocked when Roseanne reacts differently.
103.Looking for Loans in All the Wrong Places-- Denied a loan to open the restaurant, Roseanne must turn to her mother, who has a different solution to her money woes. Darlene catches D.J. peeping at neighbor Molly. and sets up a trap to teach him a lesson, and gets a lesson herself about the peeper.
104.Halloween IV-- Roseanne sends everyone to a party while she stays home -- and is visited by the ghosts of Halloween past, present, and future.
105.Ladies' Choice-- Nancy takes Roseanne and Jackie by surprise with the announcement that she and Marla are gay lovers; Bev announces she is moving into a Lanford retirement centre, which leaves Roseanne feeling over the hill.
106.Stand on Your Man-- The Lunch Box welcomes its first customers, including a weirdo whose presence sends the gals to a self-defense class. Meanwhile, Arnie questions his own manhood after hearing that Nancy is gay.
107.Good Girls, Bad Girls-- Roseanne reluctantly allows Darlene to go to a rock concert in nearby Rockford with Molly -- who abandons her.
108.Of Ice and Men-- After Dan pressures him to find a sport, or activity, D.J. decides to take up hockey and becomes the terror of the rink. Roseanne meddles to reunite Jackie and Fisher, after Jackie decides that he is too young for her, and breaks it off with no explanation. Dan gives DJ his first sip of beer.
109.It's No Place Like Home for The Holidays-- A Christmas Eve snowstorm scatters the Connors, with Roseanne and Jackie trapped at the Luch Box with Bev and Nana Mary, while Darlene takes shelter at David's and learns the truth about his home life.
110.Crime and Punishment (1)-- After receiving a phone call from the school, Dan is asked to come to speak with the principal, concerning DJ's offensive reading material, which turns out to be Darlene's Comic. When it is uncovered that the reason for Jackie's mood swings is domestic violence, Dan sets off to deal with Fisher man to man. Darlene is sent to bail Dan out, and makes his life hell.
111.War and Peace (2)-- Dan returns home to rampant rumors about his behavior, while Roseanne urges a dazed Jackie to leave her abusive boyfriend.
112.Lanford Daze-- As a punishment, Darlene has to serve meat at The Lunchbox but she refuses to serve a celebrity customer.
113.Wait Till Your Father Gets Home-- The death of their father finds Jackie blubbering, Roseanne angry -- and sharing a drink with the "other woman" in his life. (Roseanne won her only Emmy for this episode)
114.First Cousin, Twice Removed-- A wealthy and successful cousin whom Roseanne hasn't seen in 25 years comes to bury the hachet, and encourages Darlene to leave home.
115.Lose a Job, Winnebago-- The Conners and the Tildens travel to California in a motor home, with Dan pondering his future and Ty contemplating Jackie.
116.It's a Boy!-- Roseanne wants Darlene's boyfriend David to move in with them, but Dan refuses to allow it.
117.It was Twenty Years Ago Today-- For their anniversary, Roseanne poses in a sexy photo for Dan, while he moonlights at a big-and-tall men's store to pay for his present for her.
118.Playing with Matches-- Darlene wants nothing to do with David after Molly kisses him; and a new friend puts a smile on Bev's face.
119.Promises, Promises-- Darlene springs a prom-night surprise on David: she has rented a motel room. Meanwhile, Dan is reluctant to share with Roseanne his plans for a new business.
120.Glengarry, Glen Rosey-- Roseanne and Dan fear a financial crisis when they cannot sell the house they refurbished and their new partner Roger skips town.
121.Tooth or Consequences-- Dan realizes that he needs a steady job to take care of his family when he accidentally knocks out one of Roseanne's teeth on the day she is to meet with a health inspector (who turns out to be Leon); Darlene is accepted to art school - but David is rejected.
122.Daughters and Other Strangers-- Roseanne worries that Darlene may be planning to run away from home; new neighbor George befriends D.J.
Season 5 features guest stars Bill Maher, Joan Collins, Tim Curry, Lorreta Lynn, Red Buttons, Sara Rue, Morgan Fairchild, Ed Begley Jr, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt.