Roseanne was a revelation when it hit the air in 1988. Starring the razor-sharp stand-up comedian and self-proclaimed “domestic goddess” Roseanne Barr, aka Roseanne Arnold, aka just Roseanne, the show was one of the first to depict the way millions of real Americans live — with financial problems, irksome children, and situations that don’t get resolved in 22 minutes.

It dominated the TV ratings in the ’80s and ’90s, made huge stars out of Barr, John Goodman, Sara Gilbert, Johnny Galecki, and Laurie Metcalf, successfully juggled two Beckys … and it returns to TV in 2018. Here’s a look behind the scenes of this smash sitcom