Roseanne Barr went down in TV history for making the first non-sugar coated family sitcom when "Roseanne" went on the air on 1988. But how much do you really know about the controversial comedian? Test your knowledge of Roseanne Barr by taking this quiz below.
1. What term did Barr coin in the 1980s to represent her job as a housewife?
2. On what show did Barr make her first ever TV appearance?
3. What baseball team hired Roseanne to perform her screeching rendition of "The Star Spangled Banner"?
4. What nomination did Barr get in 1990 for her voice over work as baby Julie in "Look Who's Talking Too"?
5. How many Emmys did Barr win for her sitcom "Roseanne"?
6. Which award show hired Barr as its first female host in 1994?
7. How many times has Barr been married?
8. What classic musical did Barr star in at Madison Square Garden in 1997?
9. What is the name of Roseanne's book, which was published in January of 2011?
10. Where does her new reality show "Roseanne's Nuts" take place?
1. In her early days doing stand-up, Barr called herself a Domestic Goddess, a term that resonated with comedy fans and TV viewers.
2. Barr appeared on TV for the first time on "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" in August of 1985.
3. Barr was criticized for her rendition of the National Anthem at a San Diego Padres game on July, 26 1990.
4. Barr was nominated for the Razzie Award for Worst Supporting Actress in "Look Who's Talking Too." She lost to Sophia Coppola in "Godfather III."
5. She won only one Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series in 1993, but was nominated three other times. She also won the Golden Globe that same year.
6. Barr was the first ever Mistress of Ceremonies for the MTV Video Music Awards, the same event where Michael Jackson famously kissed his wife Lisa Marie Presley onstage.
7. She has been married three times. She was with her first husband Bill Pentland from 1973 to 1990, Tom Arnold from 1990 to 1994 and Ben Thomas from 1995 to 2002.
8. She played the Wicked Witch of the West in "The Wizard of Oz" at Madison Square Garden in 1997.
9. Roseanne penned her third book "Roseannearchy: Dispatches from the Nut Farm" in which she dishes on celebrities and apologizes for the National Anthem debacle.
10. "Roseanne's Nuts" takes place on her 40-acre macadamia farm on the Big Island of Hawaii.
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