There's even a trio of local musicians providing a transitional tune", calling the result, "occasionally weird, occasionally hilarious show that is simultaneously a window into the life of an eccentric performer and a wickedly fun send-up of the genre, dating all the way to Paris Hilton and The Simple Life.
She also compared a scene in the first episode where Barr hunts wild pigs to Sarah Palin's Alaska as a spoof.
She is found to have sleep apnea and must wear a C-PAP to sleep.
Meanwhile on the farm, the chickens are not laying eggs; Pentland and Archie add a new fence to protect them against mongooses but they find one chicken named Henrietta dead and bury it.
The same day the episode aired, The Hollywood Reporter announced that Lifetime Television ordered 16 half-hour episodes produced by 3 Ball Productions/Eyeworks USA and Jake Pentland's Full Moon & High Tide Productions.
During its second week the first episode brought in 1,037,000 viewers with a Rating/Share of 0.4, a three-point decrease from the premiere.
She toured the cameras around while she picked macadamia nuts from her 2,000 trees, vegetables in her organic garden and gathered honey from a beehive.
During the show she told Oprah that she was working on a reality show based on her new life as a farmer.
It featured Roseanne Barr, her partner Johnny Argent and son Jake Pentland as they live on their macadamia nut and livestock farm in Hawaii.However, by its sixth week it was down to 711,000 viewers and was moved from Wednesdays to Friday nights for its final three weeks; repeats of Dance Moms took its Wednesday slot.The Oprah Winfrey Show visited Barr's house and farm as part of the February 14, 2011 episode featuring Barr.David Hinckley of the Daily News gave it two out of five stars.He said, "Roseanne fans will be reassured, though not surprised, to hear that she sounds and acts exactly the same on the plantation as she did on her sitcom set".