Category: Roseanne

Season 1, Episode 7

Season 1, Episode 7 – “The Memory Game” Original air date, December 13, 1988 It was the night before the first volleyball match of the 1988 season. The Greyhounds took on the Barboursville Pirates in a scrimmage but I don’t recall any specifics. My viewing of Roseanne will focus on the five senses – sight, sound, touch, taste and smell – hoping… Read more →

Season 1, Episode 6

Season 1, Episode 6 – “Lovers’ Lane” Original air date, December 6, 1988 It was a rare break in my athletic life as basketball season had ended and volleyball games had not commenced. I imagine I was thick in the proving myself stage of volleyball practice, which for some reason seems like it might have been later than basketball practice (but who… Read more →

Season 1, Episode 5

Season 1, Episode 5 – “Radio Days” Original air date, November 29, 1988 The mighty Milton Greyhounds were two days away from playing Brooke in the 1988 West Virginia girls basketball State Tournament. I sort of remember the game, but only because a reporter talked to me after, and I don’t remember this episode. My viewing of Roseanne will focus on the… Read more →

Season 1, Episode 4

Season 1, Episode 4 – “Language Lessons” Original air date, November 22, 1988 The mighty Milton Greyhounds were on a break after winning sectional and regional crowns in the Class AAA division of West Virginia girls basketball. It also was the week of Thanksgiving. I don’t remember either of those wins but I also doubt I watched this episode of Roseanne. I… Read more →

Season 1, Episode 3

Season 1, Episode 3 – “D-I-V-O-R-C-E” November 1, 1988 The mighty Milton Greyhounds handed a loss to Parkersburg South, 70-69, on the road. I scored 14 points to help us to the win and I have no recollection of the game. I do remember the game we played at home against Parkersburg South that season. We played during school hours, the gym… Read more →

Season 1, Episode 2

Season 1, Episode 2 – “We’re in the Money” Original air date, October 25, 1988 The mighty Milton Greyhounds earned their fifth straight win, defeating Huntington East, 75-54, on the road. I don’t have newspaper proof to know how many points I scored, or if I scored, and I have no recollection of the game. Four days later Richie King… Read more →

Season 1 – Episode 1

Season 1, Episode 1 – “Life and Stuff” Original air date, October 18, 1988 In 1988 I was a junior in high school. I played sports year-round and the fall was basketball season. The day Roseanne aired its pilot episode I was a battling Huntington High School on the hardwood. The mighty Milton Greyhounds were victorious, 67-45, and I scored… Read more →

Roseanne Revival

I’m excited for the revival of television sitcom Roseanne. I doubt I will watch it live, strictly because my television watching habits have dramatically changed, but that doesn’t diminish my curiosity and hope that it is a success. I visited my folks one weekend and shared my excitement with them. They had just moved, a big change in their retired… Read more →