Season 3 Episode 5

Goodbye, Mr. Right

Aired Tuesday 9:00 PM Oct 16, 1990 on ABC

Episode Recap

Roseanne has never been happy about Jackie becoming a police officer. When she ends up getting hurt "in the line of duty", she freaks out.

Jackie is laying in a hosptial bed, and Roseanne and Dan go to see how she is, and find out what happened.

Jackie launches into her version of the story, and is interrupted by the nurse. The nurse tells Roseanne that Jackie slipped and hurt herself while chasing a "perp".

Roseanne is still not o.k with that version, and tells Jackie she should quit the force. Meanwhile, Gary shows up, and gives her a friendly vibe, instead of a romantic greeting.

Roseanne and Dan head home, and leave Gary alone with Jackie, and things just dont seem right. He tells her that justbecause she is o.k. this time, he fears the job she has will do more damage someday.

Jackie goes home to Roseannes house to recover from her injuies, Rosie keeps pushing for a different job. Even at the station, just take a desk job. Jackie explains once again, that she enjoys her job, period.

Gary comes to the house to visit her, and reveals what is bothering him. He wants to marry her someday, and he cant see it happening with her as a officer. Jackie is saddened, but accepts the breakup. they say goodbye.

On his way out of the house, Dan stops Gary. He has found a motorcycle that would be perfect for him. They had planned to take a motorcycle trip together, Gary says he doesnt want to do it right now. Dan asks if the trip was still on, Gary replies "of course"

Knowing that this is the last he will see of Gary, he shakes his hand, and tells him that he will see him around.