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The Golden Girls

Episodes

25 Episodes 1985 - 1986

Episode 1

Pilot Episode

Sat, Sep 14, 1985 30 mins

Dorothy's outspoken mother arrives, and Blanche's beau proposes marriage.

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Episode 2

Guess Who's Coming to the Wedding

Sat, Sep 21, 1985 30 mins

Dorothy invites her ex to their daughter's wedding, but only because it'll give her the opportunity to get revenge.

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Episode 3

Rose the Prude

Sat, Sep 28, 1985 30 mins

Rose has qualms about sharing her stateroom on an upcoming cruise to the Bahamas with a man she likes.

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Episode 4

Transplant

Sat, Oct 5, 1985 30 mins

Blanche's sister, who always took everything that meant anything to Blanche, now wants a kidney.

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Episode 5

The Triangle

Sat, Oct 19, 1985 30 mins

A doctor Dorothy dates also gets Blanche's pulse racing---until he makes a pass at her.

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Episode 6

On Golden Girls

Sat, Oct 26, 1985 30 mins

A visit by Blanche's undisciplined grandson gives new meaning to "generation gap".

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Episode 7

The Competition

Sat, Nov 2, 1985 30 mins

It's Sophia and Rose vs Dorothy and Blanche in a bowling tournament. The bet: if Sophia's team wins, Dorothy will lend her air fare for a trip to Sicily with an old beau.

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Episode 8

Break-In

Sat, Nov 9, 1985 30 mins

Terrified by a burglary, the girls explore means to protect themselves, including a dog, an alarm system, Mace and a gun.

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Episode 9

Blanche and the Younger Man

Sat, Nov 16, 1985 30 mins

Age is the issue when Rose's dynamic mother makes the others look like old fogies, and Blanche dates a young hunk.

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Episode 10

The Heart Attack

Sat, Nov 23, 1985 30 mins

Sophia suffers an apparent heart attack and the girls nervously await the paramedics, who are delayed by a storm.

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Episode 11

Stan's Return

Sat, Nov 30, 1985 30 mins

The return of Dorothy's ex fans an old flame that somehow managed to survive their bitter divorce.

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Episode 12

The Custody Battle

Sat, Dec 7, 1985 30 mins

Dorothy's wealthy sister arrives with a proposal that's hard to refuse: she wants Sophia to live with her in California.

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Episode 13

A Little Romance

Sat, Dec 14, 1985 30 mins

Rose's interest in a very small man is completely reciprocated, so her only hang-up is more a difference in altitude than attitude.

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Episode 14

That Was No Lady

Sat, Dec 21, 1985 30 mins

Dorothy is thrilled over her new man who happens to be married.

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Episode 15

In a Bed of Rose's

Sat, Jan 11, 1986 30 mins

Rose's bed is no bed of roses for the man she spends the night with: he's dead when she wakes up.

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Episode 16

The Truth Will Out

Sat, Jan 18, 1986 30 mins

Rose is strangely apprehensive about a visit from her daughter and granddaughter, who are coming to discuss her will. Kirsten: Christina Belford. Charley: Bridgette Andersen. Dorothy: Beatrice Arthur.

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Episode 17

Nice and Easy

Sat, Feb 1, 1986 30 mins

When it comes to dating, Blanche runs second to her visiting niece (Hallie Todd), who's out with a new man all night every night. Rue McClanahan. Ed: Ken Stovitz. Dorothy: Beatrice Arthur. Rose: Betty White.

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Episode 18

The Operation

Sat, Feb 8, 1986 30 mins

Dorothy is having trouble facing minor surgery on her foot. Sophia: Estelle Getty. Bonnie: Anne Haney. Dr. Revell: Robert Picardo. Rose: Betty White. Blanche: Rue McClanahan. Priest: Bill Quinn.

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Episode 19

Second Motherhood

Sat, Feb 15, 1986 30 mins

Blanche is romanced by a wealthy suitor, while Rose and Dorothy do battle with the bathroom plumbing. Rue McClanahan, Betty White, Beatrice Arthur. Lou: Alan Blumenfeld. Plumber: Terry Wills.

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Episode 20

Adult Education

Sat, Feb 22, 1986 30 mins

Blanche's professor (Jerry Hardin) makes a pass, and makes it clear that unless she obliges, she'll never pass the course. Rue McClanahan, Beatrice Arthur, Betty White, Estelle Getty. Dean Tucker: James Staley.

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Episode 21

The Flu

Sat, Mar 1, 1986 30 mins

The flu may keep Blanche, Rose and Dorothy from an awards banquet, but a healthy Sophia (Estelle Getty) needs a date. Beatrice Arthur, Rue McClanahan, Betty White. Dr. Webber: Sharon Spelman.

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Episode 22

Job Hunting

Sat, Mar 8, 1986 30 mins

Rose is grieving when she loses her job as a grief counselor: she's 55 and needs work, but has no other job experience. Milton: Richard Venture. Dorothy: Beatrice Arthur. Blanche: Rue McClanahan.

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Episode 23

Blind Ambitions

Sat, Mar 29, 1986 30 mins

Rose's sister, independent all her life, can't accept the fact that she's now blind and needs help.

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Episode 24

Big Daddy

Sat, May 3, 1986 30 mins

Blanche is thunderstruck to learn that her father (Murray Hamilton) has sold everything he owns to launch a career as a country singer. Rue McClanahan. Leonard: Gordon Jump. Sophia: Estelle Getty. Gladys: Peggy Pope.

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Episode 25

The Way We Met

Sat, May 10, 1986 30 mins

Blanche recalls how Rose and Dorothy came to be her housemates despite their disparate personalities and initial difficulties. Betty White, Beatrice Arthur, Estelle Getty. Mme. Zelda: Shirley Prestia.

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