The name of the president was not mentioned in the premiere night – despite the central election plot in Conner House.
Donald Trump was quick to acknowledge the success of Roseanne in part, but it turns out that the ABC restart will not give the President the way he would have hoped While Roseanne Conner's support for Trump was a pivotal act in the first episode of the premiere on March 27, the second episode quickly moved away from the political theme that has become a constant thread for many viewers throughout the revival
In fact, Trump's name is never mentioned in any of the nine episodes.
"The Conners are not Trump supporters, Roseanne's character is a Trump supporter ̵
During the first episode, Trump-Backer Roseanne Conner quarreled with her sister, Jackie, whose name was "Nasty Woman" (Laurie Metcalf), about her support for Hillary Clinton. But Trump is referred to as "he" and Clinton as "she"; In fact, Jill Stein's name is the one to be pronounced as soon as Jackie reveals that she has finally voted for the Green Party candidate. "You did such a good job that I doubted myself and was so stupid that I choked, which helped him get elected," Jackie yelled at her sister.
The premiere was successful and hit Network TV's best comedy launch in three or more years with 18 million viewers, mostly from Central America, and already a second season renewal by ABC. Whether the president will earn a mention in the following season remains to be seen, as the scripts do not have
Trump, who specializes in TV ratings, personally phoned Barr, a public backer of his camera, for her Congratulating on the show's success as he told the conversation during his Ohio rally. On Thursday, the president said he had learned about the news of former Apprentice producer Mark Burnett, who said that the Trump Show had a chord: "It was about us!"
Donald Trump Jr. was also quick to say to Twitter th The reviews show that late-night TV could also use Barr's "alternative viewpoint". And Trump's friend and Fox News presenter Sean Hannity suggested Barr to moderate his show.
But the comedy, according to the cast, will tackle relevant and current issues – not politics – as the season unfolds.
"The show is not about politics, it's not about anyone's position or politics, it's really about what happens to a family when there's a political gulf that the whole country can identify with and about "We have to talk," Gilbert's daughter Darlene plays during her appearance on Bravo's late-night show, "So our show is never about doing anything or doing politics, it's about how they work Things out on a family unit? "
Gilbert had previously said The Hollywood Reporter that the show "does not really deal with politics after the first episode," and fellow producer Whitney Cummings added, "We keep saying that the first episode runs the Liberals and the other eight will upset the Conservatives. "
Barr himself attributed the transformative family dynamics to the show as she contemplated the success of the night.
"I think the idea that people can agree is kind to miss of everything," B arr said Thursday morning Good Morning America . "Conflict resolution and disagreement are important, I think I like to talk about, and I have not seen much of that, and we need to do it as a country: find out what we do not like, talk to each other, and talk like us it can change or repair. "