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The Golden Girls

Episodes

26 Episodes 1988 - 1989

Episode 1

Yes, We Have No Havanas

Sat, Oct 8, 1988 30 mins

Blanche and Sophia fall for the same man; and Rose struggles to pass her high-school equivalency exam.

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Episode 2

The Days and Nights of Sophia Petrillo

Sat, Oct 22, 1988 30 mins

A study in contrast: a busy day for Sophia and a make-busy day for Blanche, Rose and Dorothy. Rue McClanahan, Betty White, Beatrice Arthur.

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Episode 3

The One That Got Away

Sat, Oct 29, 1988 30 mins

Rose is sure she spotted a UFO, and Blanche (Rue McClanahan) is sure she'll seduce the one man she couldn't in college. Ham: John Harkins. Dorothy: Beatrice Arthur. Sophia: Estelle Getty. Barker: Tom Dahlgren.

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Episode 4

Yokel Hero

Sat, Nov 5, 1988 30 mins

Rose appears to be a shoo-in for St. Olaf's Woman of the Year---after Blanche and Dorothy spice up her résumé. Rue McClanahan, Beatrice Arthur. Dr. Weston: Richard Mulligan. Ben: Jim Doughan.

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Episode 5

Bang the Drum, Stanley

Sat, Nov 12, 1988 30 mins

Stan (Herbert Edelman) envisions a big payoff when Sophia gets beaned at a baseball game. Dr. Jerry: Ben Rawnsley. Dorothy: Beatrice Arthur. Rose: Betty White. Dr. Cauley: William Denis.

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Episode 6

Sophia's Wedding

Sat, Nov 19, 1988 30 mins

Sophia is reunited with a man she's hated for 40 years---her late husband's partner (Jack Gilford). Part 1 of two. Estelle Getty. Salvadore: Sid Melton. Caterer: Raye Birk. Preacher: Harvey J. Goldenberg.

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Episode 7

Sophia's Wedding

Sat, Nov 26, 1988 30 mins

Conclusion. The newlyweds return from their honeymoon anxious to find their own place and reopen the pizza-knish stand at the beach. Estelle Getty, Jack Gilford. Fire Chief: Don Maxwell. Saxophone Player: William E. Green.

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Episode 8

Brother, Can You Spare That Jacket?

Sat, Dec 3, 1988 30 mins

Sophia (Estelle Getty) gives away an old jacket---with a $10,000 lottery ticket in it. Ben: Teddy Wilson. Ida: Herta Ware. Kenny: Karl Wiedergott. Priest: Matthew Faison. Starr: Stan Wojno.

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Episode 9

Scared Straight

Sat, Dec 10, 1988 30 mins

Blanche's brother (Monte Markham) is scared to tell her he's gay, and Sophia is afraid she's going to die on Saturday night at 9. Mildred: Gwen E. Davis. Lois: Nancy Priddy. Waiter: Steve Porter. Sophia: Estelle Getty.

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Episode 10

Stan Takes a Wife

Sat, Jan 7, 1989 30 mins

Dorothy has second thoughts about Stan (Herbert Edelman) when he stands by her after Sophia falls ill, even though he's about to remarry. Katherine: Elinor Donahue. Dr. Seymour: Tom Tarpey.

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Episode 11

The Auction

Sat, Jan 14, 1989 30 mins

Based on Sophia's inside information that a famous artist is on death's doorstep, the ladies plan to spend their all on one of his paintings, and cash in when he checks out. DeKimmel: Tony Steedman. Auctioneer: Colin Hamilton.

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Episode 12

Blind Date

Sat, Jan 28, 1989 30 mins

Stood up for a date, Blanche meets another standee, but she doesn't realize he's blind; Rose and Dorothy coach 8-year-olds in football. John: Ed Winter. Billy: Kristopher Kent Hill. Ernie: Alan Koss. Freddy: Paul Tennen.

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Episode 13

The Impotence of Being Ernest

Sat, Feb 4, 1989 30 mins

Rose's new beau Ernie (Richard Herd) is a wonderful man, but she has to deal with the impotence of being Ernest. Rose: Betty White. Sophia: Estelle Getty. Dorothy: Beatrice Arthur. Blanche: Rue McClanahan.

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Episode 14

Love Me Tender

Mon, Feb 6, 1989 30 mins

Dorothy falls in lust with the man she's dating (John Fiedler); and Blanche and Rose fall on their faces as pals to motherless girls (Shana Washington, Stefanie Ridel). Security Guard: Tom Simmons. Dorothy: Beatrice Arthur.

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Episode 15

Valentine's Day

Sat, Feb 11, 1989 30 mins

A dateless Feb. 14 prompts memories of Valentine's Days past, including Sophia's in a Chicago garage in 1929 (it was a killer!). Salvadore: Sid Melton. Papa Angelo: Bill Dana. Drug-Store Clerk: Pat McCormick. Sophia: Estelle Getty. Cameo appearance by Julio Iglesias.

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Episode 16

Two Rode Together

Sat, Feb 18, 1989 30 mins

Dorothy wants quality time with Sophia---whether Sophia likes it or not; Rose and Blanche team up on a storybook, with Rose doing the text and Blanche the artwork. Sam: Freddie Jackson.

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Episode 17

You Gotta Have Hope

Sat, Feb 25, 1989 30 mins

Rose professes faith in Hope (Bob), who she's sure will show up to emcee the ladies-auxiliary benefit. Alphonso: Douglas Seale. Misha: Daniel Rosen. Auxiliary President: June Claman.

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Episode 18

Fiddler on the Ropes

Sat, Mar 4, 1989 30 mins

Sophia floors the others when she "invests" their retirement fund in a prizefighter (Chick Vennera) whose contract she bought from his manager at a bus stop. Music Coach: Alfred Dennis. Woman: Pamela Kosh.

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Episode 19

Till Death Do We Volley

Sat, Mar 18, 1989 30 mins

Dorothy and her "best friend" from high school take their long-standing rivalry to the tennis court. Trudy: Anne Francis. Jack: Robert King. Dorothy: Beatrice Arthur. Woman at Reunion: Jean Palmerton.

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Episode 20

High Anxiety

Sat, Mar 25, 1989 30 mins

After being on pills for years, Rose still feels she can either take 'em or leave 'em---and she'd rather take them. Sy: Jay Thomas. Heather: Nancy Black. Rose: Betty White. Dorothy: Beatrice Arthur.

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Episode 21

Little Sister

Sat, Apr 1, 1989 30 mins

Rose's sister (Inga Swenson) charms Dorothy and Blanche, and Rose can't convince them that Holly's really a rotter at heart. Gary: Jerry Hardin. Rose: Betty White. Dorothy: Beatrice Arthur. Blanche: Rue McClanahan.

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Episode 22

Sophia's Choice

Sat, Apr 15, 1989 30 mins

Sophia goes into action after a confused and destitute friend (Ellen Albertini Dow) is moved into a "minimum standards" nursing home. Administrator: Ron Orbach. John: Stanley Ullman. Sophia: Estelle Getty.

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Episode 23

Rites of Spring

Sat, Apr 29, 1989 30 mins

The Gang of Four recall attempts to improve their looks, including a visit to Sophia's hairstylist (Lloyd Bochner) and an aerobics class at a health club. Yvonne: Hilary Shepard. Stan: Herbert Edelman. Sophia: Estelle Getty.

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Episode 24

Foreign Exchange

Sat, May 6, 1989 30 mins

Sophia's friends arrive from Sicily, claiming that because of a hospital mix-up, their real bambina is Dorothy. Dominic: Vito Scotti. Philomena: Nan Martin. Gina: Flo Di Re. Woman: Marcia Firesten. Sophia: Estelle Getty.

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Episode 25

We're Outta Here

Sat, May 13, 1989 30 mins

While Blanche agonizes over an offer for the house, the roommates recall great times in their years together. Part 1 of two. Stan: Herbert Edelman. Yakamora: Ralph Ahn. Blanche: Rue McClanahan. Rose: Betty White.

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Episode 26

We're Outta Here

Sat, May 13, 1989 30 mins

Conclusion. The four continue to reminisce over the good, bad and zany times they've had together. Blanche: Rue McClanahan. Rose: Betty White. Dorothy: Beatrice Arthur.

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