Stand on Your Man

Season 5, Ep 9, Aired 11/17/92
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  • Episode Description
  • It is Grand Opening Day at the Lunch Box, the diner that Roseanne, Jackie, Nancy and Bev have started together. After a long opening day, Roseanne is closing up shop, when a crazed man scares her. Realizing that they need protection, the ladies enroll in a self defense course. Nancy fends off Arnie, who wants her back even more, now that he knows that she is a lesbian.

  • Cast & Crew
  • John Goodman

    Dan Conner

  • Laurie Metcalf

    Jackie Harris

  • Sara Gilbert

    Darlene Conner Healy

  • Michael Fishman

    David Jacob "D.J." Conner

  • Andrew D. Weyman

  • Fan Reviews (1)
  • After a frightening encounter with a creep at the diner, Roseanne decides to take a women's self defense course with Jackie and Nancy. Meanwhile, Arnie is back in town and is trying to get Nancy back.

    By Heist81, Feb 20, 2007

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (6)

    • Roseanne: (to Dan) Get me a beer. And when I'm done I'll let you crush the can.

    • Roseanne: See that sticker over there on the door? "This premises protected by the Lantron Security Alarm Systems." Dan: Where'd you get that? Roseanne: I stoled it.

    • Roseanne: Darlene, take this and get some napkins. Darlene: I can't buy napkins with 50 cents. Roseanne: Sure you can, you go to that chicken joint and order a soda, and then steal all their napkins. Darlene: Anything else I can get you? Spoons, forks, a chair?

    • Roseanne: Well, Arnie, a lot of things have changed in this town since you left. Arnie: Oh yeah, like what? Roseanne: Well, Nancy is a lesbian, and we have a new lenscrafters. Dan: Woah, woah, ...come again? Roseanne: That's right Dan, contact lenses and glasses in less than an hour!

    • Dan: Have you considered getting a gun for the diner? Roseanne: Oh, there's a great idea. A loaded gun in the same room as my mother and my sister. What if they miss eachother and kill a customer? Dan: Then they'll have to reload.

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    Trivia (2)

    • In the CODA, Tom Arnold steps out of his role as Arnie to speak with Michael Fishman aboard the spaceship that has kidnapped Arnie. Tom asks Michael if he has seen his new show The Jackie Thomas Show.

    • Roseanne lifts a phone from under the counter at the "lunch box" to make a phone call. You can clearly see there is no cord plugged in.

    Allusions (1)

    • The episode title is an allusion to the popular Tammy Wynette oldie Stand by your Man.

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