Shannon Philpott-Sanders

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching, Parenting

A Little Roseanne in All of Us

There was something oddly refreshing about watching the TV show Roseanne when it was in its prime. I was in my early 20s when it gained popularity and I remember not only laughing with the TV family but also laughing at my own family in comparison.

 From unemployment and dysfunctional relationships to dreams of escaping a “lower class” lifestyle, the show publicized the worst traits of the American family that no one had the guts to admit. We laughed at Roseanne on the outside and we laughed with Roseanne on the inside. Continue reading

December 17, 2009 Posted by | Blog, Reflecting | , , , , , , | 1 Comment