By all accounts, Sara Gilbert was the mastermind behind the reboot of “Roseanne,” not only getting the revival off the ground but also getting the entire cast on board.
“Sara Gilbert, she’s on fire,” Roseanne Barr said.
Although most of the cast members said the idea of a meeting up again on TV — in the form of a reunion show, for example — had crossed their minds, many said they’d worried that too much time had gone by for fans and viewers.
“Roseanne” premiered on ABC in October 1988 and chronicled the lives of the working-class Conner family: Roseanne; Dan; their children Darlene, Becky and D.J.; and Roseanne’s sister Jackie Harris. The new season debuts March 27.
“Twenty years had passed and I’d given up hope on that, you know,” said Laurie…