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Roseanne: Win the First Two Seasons on DVD!

Roseann DVDWhen Roseanne hit the airwaves in 1988, it was like a breath of fresh air to many TV viewers. Unlike the Huxtables of The Cosby Show or the Keatons of Family Ties, the Conners had real problems that other TV shows weren’t showing at that time. They were a working class family who were just struggling to get by on their limited household income. They weren’t perfect or always nice to each other and many of their problems didn’t get solved in a half hour.

Starring Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert, Michael Fishman, and Lecy Goranson (later replaced by Sarah Chalke), Roseanne ran for nine seasons and 222 episodes. It was a top-rated show for most of its run. Though many believe that the series went on a bit too long, it’s difficult to argue with the fact that Roseanne helped to change the face of television along the way.

All nine seasons have been released on DVD. Barr and fans expressed their unhappiness when the first season was released using syndicated (edited) episodes. For some reason, Anchor Bay (the DVD company) was unable to obtain permission to release the original broadcasts and fans had to make do. Now, Mill Creek Entertainment has started re-releasing the series on DVD and they’re using the full broadcast versions of the episodes.

The season one set includes all 23 uncut episodes as well as an interview with Goodman, featurettes, a highlight reel, and bloopers. The season two set includes 24 uncut episodes as well as anther Goodman interview, highlights, a featurette, and Goodman’s audition footage. You can purchase them or you can try to win a copy here. To enter, you need to merely post a comment below. You can enter once per day.

FacebookIf you’d like an additional chance to win, leave a comment on our Facebook page under the wall post about the contest. You can enter once per day.

You can also follow us on Twitter and tweet “@tvseriesfinale Hope I win #roseanne on DVD!“. You can enter once per day.

If you don’t have Facebook or Twitter accounts, you can email us as another way to enter.

Guidelines: This giveaway is open to participants with a United States mailing address only. (International readers can enter if they have a friend in the States who can accept their prizes by mail.) Many may enter but one person will win. You must be 18 and older to enter and no purchase is necessary. Contest ends November 20, 2011.

UPDATE: Congratulations to Adam Landes who won these DVDs in our contest. Thanks to everyone who played and we’ve got more contests coming!

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{ 38 comments… read them below or add one }

erica November 12, 2011 at 3:12 pm

I would love to win


Adam Landes November 12, 2011 at 2:51 pm

Another entry please!


Amanda November 12, 2011 at 12:12 pm

I watch Roseanne all the day and somehow ALWAYS always always end up laughing hysterically!!! She is the best!!!


Laura November 12, 2011 at 11:35 am

Roseanne was a good show and I love TV DVDs!


debbie November 12, 2011 at 10:38 am

one of the best shows on family life!


Scott November 12, 2011 at 6:25 am

I have watched my DVDs from beginning to end as I’ve missed this show. I just recently bought the Halloween collection that was updated and would LOVE LOVE LOVE to get these new updated seasons.


Shane Freile November 12, 2011 at 2:45 am

Good stuff. Good luck everyone


Kelly H November 12, 2011 at 12:19 am

Roseanne is my all time favorite show! I watch it every time it’s on tv!


Jennifer November 11, 2011 at 9:37 pm

This was one of my very favorite shows when it was on the air. I’ve been a fan of Roseanne since her stand-up days and I don’t know how anyone could love John Goodman. Put the two together and you’ve got the perfect sitcom.

Good luck to all who are entering!


c bourque November 11, 2011 at 9:13 pm

Only one winner? Roseanne won the lottery. She can afford to send everyone free dvds! ;)


Daniel M November 11, 2011 at 8:41 pm

this show was pretty good in the beginning


Rj Sheedy November 11, 2011 at 8:05 pm

Two great seasons of a fantastic show! Good luck to everyone that enters, Especially me!


Bill November 11, 2011 at 7:47 pm

Great show!


Adam Landes November 11, 2011 at 6:36 pm

Please enter me. : )


Mike B November 11, 2011 at 4:02 pm

I’d love to have Roseanne on DVD! :)


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