There's a formula to mounting a comeback as a disgraced comedian.
The whole franchise probably should have ended after Roseanne Barr's racist tirade.
An intimate portrait of Roseanne Barr after the tweet that got her fired.
She didn't know Valerie Jarrett was black and was also on Ambien.
"I thought that bitch was white!"
No one should shed any tears for the sitcom star, but it's time to look at the broader dynamics of what's become a toxic social media site.
Elon Musk likes to mix "a little red wine" with his Ambien. And a comedian landed himself a book deal.
"While all pharmaceutical treatments have side effects, racism is not a known side effect of any Sanofi medication."
That was fast.
Hardly anyone is standing by Roseanne Barr after her insane tweets led to ABC canceling her show.
ABC Entertainment acted within hours of Roseanne Barr's racist tweet about Valerie Jarrett.
The key to understanding the show, like the 2016 election, is the audience's perception of itself, not actual demographics.