As Hollywood devises clever ways to work around filming during the coronavirus pandemic, one show currently in production is tackling the subject head on. When ABC’s The Conners returns on October 21, expect it to deal, like mother-ship Roseanne did in its initial run, with real social issues currently facing so many Americans. In its past two seasons the Conner family has remained united amidst such adversities as the loss of Roseanne, single parenthood, immigration, financial crises and family pressures, all with a keen insight into how most families live. And plenty of laughs, too.
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