"Roseanne" is getting an eight-episode, sequel series on ABC.

Returning in 2018 to the classic sitcom will be Roseanne Barr as Roseanne, John Goodman as Dan, Sara Gilbert as Darlene, Laurie Metcalf as Jackie, Michael Fishman as D.J. and Lecy Goranson as Becky. 

Sarah Chalke, who played the character of Becky in numerous episodes, will also appear in another role.

"The Conners' joys and struggles are as relevant -- and hilarious -- today as they were then, and there's really no one better to comment on our modern America than 'Roseanne,'" Channing Dungey, president of ABC Entertainment, said in a statement Tuesday.

"Roseanne" initially ran for nine seasons 1988-97.