Let Them Eat Junk

Season 8, Ep 2, Aired 9/26/95
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  • Episode Description
  • Jackie chews out Roseanne for feeding baby Andy junk food; D.J. spends a picture-perfect day observing what makes Dan tick after Dan becomes upset to discover D.J.'s only photo of him shows him sitting drinking beer -- pretty much what makes him tick.

  • Cast & Crew
  • John Goodman

    Dan Conner

  • Laurie Metcalf

    Jackie Harris

  • Sara Gilbert

    Darlene Conner Healy

  • Roseanne Barr

    Roseanne Conner

  • Lecy Goranson

    Rebecca "Becky" Conner Healy

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (15)

    • (Jackie has gone over a lengthy list regarding Andy's care. As Roseanne's babysitting, Roseanne dips a carrot stick in chocolate syrup and hands it to Andy.) Roseanne: Well it doesn't say anything about fondue.

    • Dan: What boy wouldn't want to learn what his dad's all about? Roseanne: I don't know. little "Skippy" Hitler

    • (Roseanne is going to babysit Andy. Jackie is going over a list explaining Andy's care.) Jackie: You can see I've divided things into 3 categories: food, sleep, and recreation. Roseanne: Jackie. Food and sleep are recreation.

    • Jackie: Roseanne, my child has Oreo breath. Roseanne: Relax, that's just because we were drinking an Oreo-flavored liqueur.

    • Jackie: (to Roseanne about Andy) Ah, it he wakes up early and ya want him to go back to sleep, then you can either say, um, "Moomy wuvs Boo Boo", or you say, "Boo Boo ticky ticky ticky".

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    Trivia (2)

    • In this second episode of the eight season, Roseanne, Jackie, and Becky are wearing the same clothes they are seen wearing in the show introduction used for the eighth season.

    • When the family is veiwing DJ's photography project. David points out the image in the book of Dan sitting in front of the TV with a cold beer in his hand. The family realizes that is exactly what Dan is doing at that very moment. In this take, notice Dan's beer is resting by his right leg. In the very next take, the beer and Dan's arm has changed positions and now rests on the right arm chair. In the next shot, he's holding the beer in his left hand.

    Allusions (5)

    • Roseanne: (as Jackie enters the kitchen) Choppers, Radar? On M*A*S*H, the 4077's company clerk, Corporal Walter "Radar" O'Reilly, would alert people to approaching helicopters before anyone else could hear them. Radar had very good intuition and could predict things before they happened, hence his nickname.

    • Roseanne: (to Dan, struggling with how to have a closer relationship with DJ) Do I have to put on a Harry Chapin album for ya, Dan? Roseanne is making an allusion to singer/song writer, Harry Chapin, and his song, "Cat's in the Cradle", told in the first person, that of a father who is too busy to spend time with his son.

    • Dan: (deciding to spend more time with DJ) I mean, what boy wouldn't want to learn what his dad is all about? Roseanne: I dunno, little Skippy Hitler? Roseanne is making an allusion to Adolph Hitler, the 1930's leader of Germany and the Nazi Party whose ambitions and racial policies culminated in the killing of approximately 11 million people, including the genocide of some 6 million Jews in what is now known as the Holocaust.

    • Bev: (bringing Roseanne a bowl of ice cream) Ding! Ding! Ding! It's the "Good Humor" woman! Bev is making an allusion to "Good Humor", a brand of ice cream once sold from trucks with bells to announce their presence.

    • The episode title is an allusion to the Quote by Marie Antoinette "Let Them Eat Cake!"

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