The success of the rebooted version of “Roseanne” on ABC may not have been due to its star, but rather the cast of characters around her.
Tweets posted on Tuesday backed the network’s decision to remove actress Roseanne Barr after she posted a racist tweet about former Obama administration aide Valerie Jarrett. But people also expressed interest in seeing the show revamped, perhaps as “The Conner Family,” to focus on the sitcom’s family after the main character dies:
It worked for “Valerie” into “The Hogan Family”.
Ya know, I didn’t watch “Rosanne”, but I sure would watch “The Connor Family”. https://t.co/XnX1fjX3aL
– (((Neil Kaplan))) (@NeKap) May 30, 2018
Call it “Not Roseanne” and set the show in an inner city hardware store the Connor family won after Roseanne died in a horrible key duplicating accident.
– Jeffrey Mumford (@HasardJardinier) May 30, 2018
Laurie Metcalf and John Goodman let me write things for you
– Mindy Kaling (@mindykaling) May 30, 2018
Even Jimmy Kimmel endorsed a Roseanne-less “Roseanne” in his monologue Tuesday night: