“Ladies’ Choice” (November 10, 1992)
Ninety episodes later, we dared to venture back to Roseanne. How does its legacy of LGBT advocacy hold up all these years later — and in light of the show’s namesake’s hard right turn into all manner of Trumpy badness? Glen and Drew have their takes, but that ultimate decision is up to you. However, this episode represents a milestone in representation as it makes Sandra Bernhard’s Nancy a queer part of the show for seasons to come.
Listen to our previous episode about Roseanne.
Listen to Roseanne writer Stan Zimmerman share his stories about Sandra Bernhard in our interview with him.
And if you need more Morgan Fairchild in your life, listen to the Monday Afternoon Movie episode about The Initiation of Sarah. Also listen to the two final installments of Sam Pancake Presents the Monday Afternoon Movie’s mini-season about the made-for-TV sequels to The Stepford Wives: The Stepford Husbands with Greta Titleman andThe Stepford Children with Tim Murdock. In fact, Tim hosts his own queer horror podcast, Happy Horror Time. There’s a promo in this week’s episode and you can listen to episodes of his show here.
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This episode’s outro track is “Pistol in My Pocket” by Lana Pellay, which despite being a total banger doesn’t seem to be streaming anywhere, so I guess just listen to it on YouTube? Or maybe on Drew’s 80s music podcast?