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Johnny Galecki is coming back for the Roseanne revival

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ABC’s planned Roseanne revival continues to have some pretty great luck in bringing the show’s main and supporting cast back into the fold; Entertainment Weekly reports that Big Bang Theory star Johnny Galecki—who played Darlene Conner’s on-again, off-again boyfriend David for multiple seasons of the original series—will be returning to film an episode in the 2018 reunion.

David’s return to the show will, of course, be complicated—as all things Roseanne must be—by the show’s original finale, which stated that he was actually dating Becky the whole time, not Darlene. (Darlene was instead with David’s brother, Mark, played by the late Glenn Quinn.) Of course, that finale also stated that Dan died at the end of the previous season, and John Goodman’s definitely coming back for the new series, so David’s romantic status is probably a relatively minor quibble in the overall scheme.


The new season of Roseanne will air next year; Goodman, Lacy Goranson, Sara Gilbert, Laurie Metcalf, and Roseanne Barr herself—among others—are also all coming back to the Conner family home.

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