'Roseanne' Reboot Trailer Received by Mixed Reviews on Twitter

Roseanne is back, but it does not look like Twitter viewers are excited about it.

ABC showed the first trailer for the new episodes during the 90th Academy Awards on Sunday, and critics at home were quick to respond.

In the trailer, ABC boasted of the return of the Conners, and assured everyone that "nothing has changed."

There was even a joke about everyone thinking Dan was dead, a reference to the season nine finale where it was revealed that Dan died of a heart attack. The writers of the new season decided to ditch that so John Goodman could come back.

"Why does everyone always think I'm dead?" Dan asked.

"ABC Oscar Night- the highlight of tonight's political extravaganza will be 1-seeing an actor as great as Laurie Metcalf actually win and 2) the debut of the Roseanne commercial," star Roseanne Barr tweeted.

Unfortunately, Metcalf lost the Best Supporting Actress Oscar to I, Tonya's Allison Janney. Metcalf was nominated for Lady Bird.

Most of the show's main cast is back for the new episodes, including Barr, Goodman and Metcalf. Michael Fishman, Sara Gilbert and Lecy Goranson are all back. Sarah Chalke, who played Becky when Goranson was off the show, will play a new character. Johnny Galecki will also make a guest appearance in an episode.

Fans at home were not too thrilled with the throwback commercial.


The new episodes of Roseanne start with an hour-long premiere on Tuesday, March 27 at 8 p.m. ET. The season will run nine episodes.

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