John Goodman talks about his short-term unemployment between the cancelled Roseanne and its sequel, The Conners — and the Danny McBride comedy The Righteous Gemstones that is putting him all over the dial.

John Goodman didn't set out to monopolise your television viewing. No, he was perfectly content just playing Dan Conner — America's Everyman, resurrected from the dead on last year's reboot of Roseanne — when a racist tweet by Roseanne Barr got the show killed.

After which Danny McBride immediately rang Goodman about his new HBO comedy, The Righteous Gemstones.

"I was unemployed and it sounded great," Goodman

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