It’s been nearly 21 years since Roseanne aired its original series finale, ending a nine-season run that cemented the sitcom’s place in television history. Its star, Roseanne Barr, was already 35 years old when the show premiered in 1988, and she had a reputation for being pretty wild and unpredictable. Now, as she prepares to bring the show back for a new run of episodes, she’s officially a senior citizen. Has the passage of time given us a calmer, gentler Rosanne Barr? (Click on the media bar below to hear Roseanne Barr)
The Roseanne reboot returns to ABC on Tuesday, March 27.