How to fix the now dead Roseanne show without Roseanne Barr as the lead character: Melissa McCarthy to the rescue.
Season 10 ended with the basement in the Conner family home being flooded. A "state of emergency is declared for Illinois, making the Conners eligible for FEMA money to fix the house.
The Conner family gets the FEMA money to fix the house, Rosie gets killed in a construction accident, Dan Conner marries the Melissa McCarthy character and lo and behold they continue on with Melissa as "the new Mrs. Conner".
Only question is, can they afford Melissa McCarthy and would she do it.