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I Love This TV Show: The Golden Girls

I Love This TV Show: The Golden Girls

By Noelle
I love The Golden Girls and I’m guessing you do too. Blanche, Dorothy, Rose and Sophia. I love them all. Who’s your favorite? Every other Tuesday I’ll cover a new episode. The Golden Palace will also be included. Leave me a voice message on my anchor page or email me at Please note, episode format is summary/recap followed by a discussion. **new episodes coming in March 2021. **
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The Golden Girls S2Ep16 - And Then There Was One
Sophia is entering a charity walkathon. Rose has volunteered the rest of the girls to babysit participants kids. The babysitting doesn't go too badly, but one baby named Emily doesn't get picked up. The girls have no idea who or where her parents are. They can't locate them and neither can the walkathon. They keep the baby overnight. Blanche bonds with her and sees her a second chance. She actually hopes that they will get to keep the baby. Does Blanche get her second chance or do Emily's parent(s) finally come to claim her?
November 17, 2020
The Golden Girls S2Ep15 - Before and After
Rose has been so busy helping others that she hasn't taken care of herself. She winds up collapsing and ends up in the hospital. Here she tells the girls she died and went to heaven and also got a message to live her live to the fullest. She takes up with a new group of friends, the beach crowd. She and the girls get in a fit and Rose moves out. Does Rose come back?
November 3, 2020
The Golden Girls S2Ep14 - The Actor
Sophia has a job and a saber, and Dorothy is not happy about either. Meanwhile, Patrick Vaughn is coming to town to be in their play, Our Town. Turns out Patrick Vaughn is not as sweet as he appears to be. He dates not only all three girls but most of the cast of the play. It all comes to a head opening night.
October 20, 2020
The Golden Girls S2,Ep13 - The Stan Who Came To Dinner
Stan is back as he is in trouble. He needs bypass surgery. Dorothy gets stuck taking care of him during his recovery.
October 6, 2020
The Golden Girls S2Ep12 - The Sisters
It's Sophia's birthday and Dorothy has a big surprise for her. She's bringing Sophia's sister Angela over from Sicily. However, the two sisters have been feuding for 30some years. The feud ruins the party and Dorothy is furious. She forces the two to talk and it turns into a massive fight. Are they able to work it out?
September 22, 2020
The Golden Girls S2Ep11 - 'Twas the Nightmare Before Christmas
Christmas is coming. The ladies are all going home for Christmas. They have a small Christmas celebration at the house before leaving. Rose has to work Christmas Eve morning though so they have to pick her up at the counseling center. While waiting for her to finish a man in a Santa suit comes in and takes them hostage. He wants to have Christmas with them.
September 8, 2020
The Golden Girls S2Ep10 - Love, Rose
Rose is in a dry spell for dates. Blanche and Dorothy convince her to do a personals ad. She cautiously agrees. However, no one responds. Rose finally gets a letter and she is interested in it.  However, Blanche confides in Dorothy that she wrote the letter. Dorothy helps Blanche continue the letters. However, when they decide he's going to move away, Rose looks up his name in the phone book and finds him and calls him to ask him out. Blanche and Dorothy don't find out until the night of the date. Is it a disaster?
August 25, 2020
The Golden Girls S2Ep9 - Joust Between Friends
Rose brings a lost dog home. Dorothy has a conniption fit about it. She's also upset because she is a on a ten week mandatory vacation and can't find a part time job. Blanche gets her on at the museum. However, Dorothy is assigned the closing banquet for Blanche's first ever art show. Blanche cannot control her anger and jealousy about the situation. The situation deteriorates rapidly until Sophia steps in.
August 18, 2020
The Golden Girls S2Ep8 - Vacation
The three ladies go on vacation while Sophia chooses to stay home. She wants to go out with the gardener. The ladies hate the hotel room. It's not what they paid for. They then discover they have to share a bathroom with three from another room. Later, all six go out on a sailing trip, but they wind up getting shipwrecked. Rose, of all people, takes charge. She was right though, the rock formation she sent the guys off too was a waterfall but it was also connected to a good hotel.
August 11, 2020
The Golden Girls S2Ep7 - Family Affair
Dorothy's son Michael shows up out of the blue. Rose's daughter Bridget is also visiting before she heads off to Oxford. Blanche has also thrown her back out, but in an unexpected way. She winds up giving the two "kids" a pair of tickets to the Symphony. This leads to them do a lot more than just listening to music. It causes pandemonium in the house and everyone is fighting. 
August 4, 2020
The Golden Girls S2Ep6 - Big Daddy's Little Lady
Big Daddy is coming to town and he has a surprise. He's getting married and she's younger. How will Blanche take it? Dorothy and Rose are entering a song writing contest about Miami as well. Do they win?
July 28, 2020
The Golden Girls S2,Ep05 - Isn't It Romantic?
Dorothy's friend Jeanne is coming to visit. Her partner of 8 years passed away and she's struggling with the loss. Some of the girls are not aware that Jeanne is a lesbian. Each learns at a different time in the episode and reacts differently. But when Jeanne tells Dorothy she has fallen in love with Rose, Dorothy becomes very concerned and worried.
July 14, 2020
The Golden Girls S2Ep4 - It's a Miserable Life
The city wants to widen the street the girls live on. To do so they have to remove a 200 year old oak tree on Mrs. Claxton's property. They start a petition to save the tree. Mrs. Claxton is the only one who won't sign the petition. They wind up having to go to a hearing of sorts of try and save the tree. Rose stands up to Mrs. Claxton in this hearing and Mrs Claxton suffers a heart attack and dies during this verbal altercation. Rose feels extremely guilty. They wind up doing a small funeral for Mrs. Claxton. Only one person comes. However, she came to the wrong funeral. To make matters worse, Mrs. Claxton was accidentally cremated. She's given to the girls. What becomes of Mrs. Claxton's ashes? Do Rose and the girls manage to save the tree?
July 7, 2020
The Golden Girls S2Ep03 - Take Him, He's Mine
Dorothy is dating a naval officer. Stan arrives sad and pathetic and wants Dorothy to cancel her plans to cheer him up. She won't have it and bribes Blanche to go out with Stan. However, they seem to hit it off. Dorothy becomes extremely jealous accusing Blanche of sleeping with her husband. Sophia cons Rose into a sandwich business with her selling bacon, lettuce and potato sandwiches. The run into a problem with another food vendor. Is Blanche sleeping with Stan? Do Dorothy and Blanche stop fighting about Stan? Is Sophia and Rose's business a success?
June 30, 2020
The Golden Girls S2Ep02 - Ladies of the Night
The ladies house has to be tented for bug extermination and they are forced to move out for two days. Blanche wins three tickets to a new Burt Reynolds movie premiere. She also wins three passes to the after party when Burt Reynolds and other celebrities will be in attendance. Sophia is very upset because Blanche couldn't get a ticket for her. Blanche finds them a hotel to stay in while the exterminator works. While the three have a drink at the bar the police come in and raid the hotel. They arrest every woman as a prostitute, the girls included. Sophia bails them out. Who gets to meet to Burt? How were the girls mistaken for ladies of the night? 
June 23, 2020
The Golden Girls S2Ep01 - The End of the Curse
Blanche is in a panic as she thinks she pregnant. Dorothy and Rose have purchased minks to breed for fur. Is Blanche pregnant or is something else going on? Do Rose and Dorothy wind up with mink coats?
June 16, 2020
The Golden Girls S1Ep25 - The Way We Met
The girls have watched Psycho and now they cannot sleep. They sit around the table and talk about how they met. Rose had a cat and Dorothy's mother had come with her. We also learn where the cheesecake came from.
June 9, 2020
The Golden Girls S1Ep24 - Big Daddy
Blanche's father is coming to town. He's got a surprise for Blanche, but it's not a gift like she would prefer. He's become a singer. They also have a storm and a neighbors palm tree gets knocked into their yard. He doesn't want to take care of it. His wife steps in quietly to try and help. How does Big Daddy's show go? Does the bad neighbor finally take responsibility for his tree?
June 2, 2020
The Golden Girls S1Ep23 - Blind Ambitions
Rose's sister Lily comes to town. She's recently lost her ability to see and is not coping well to this change in her life. She nearly sets the girls house on fire with a grease fire. Lily asks Rose to come and live with her to take care of her. Rose is shocked. What is Rose to do?
May 26, 2020
The Golden Girls S1Ep22 - Job Hunting
Rose loses her job at the grief counseling center. Her clients start showing up at the house. Dorothy meets up with someone from high school. Blanche is trying to lose some weight. Milton takes a shine to Blanche. Does Rose manage to get another job? Does Milton become Blanche's new boyfriend?
May 19, 2020
The Golden Girls S1Ep21 - The Flu
The girls are getting ready for a big banquet. Rose, starts sneezing and she gives them all the flu. The girls fight, Rose gets drunk and Sophia finally finds a date. They decide to go to the banquet event though they are diagnosed with the Flu. Who wins the big award?
May 12, 2020
The Golden Girls S1Ep20 - Adult Education
Dorothy is desperate to get tickets to see Frank Sinatra. Blanche is having trouble with her psychology class. The girls wind up with 10 tickets to the concert from various means. Blanche's professor offers to give her an A if she sleeps with him. What is Blanche to do? How does Dorothy's concert go?
May 5, 2020
The Golden Girls S1Ep19 - Second Motherhood
Dorothy and Rose's bathroom has some kind of plumbing issue. The two decide to fix it themselves. They also install a new toilet. Blanche is dating Richard, who is also very rich. He wants to introduce Blanche to his family. She expected a little older Mama but instead meets two kids, aged 7 and 9. He proposes. But does she marry Richard? Is the plumbing fixed?
April 28, 2020
The Golden Girls S1Ep18 - The Operation
The girls are preparing for a tap dance recital. Dorothy's foot start to act up. She doesn't want to do anything but finally goes to the doctor. They tell her she has a small tumor on her foot. She doesn't want to get it fixed because is very afraid of hosptials, but Sophia steps in and makes her. Rose and Blanche have to put on the show without her as the Two Merry Widows. They're a hit.
April 21, 2020
The Golden Girls S1Ep17 - Nice and Easy
Blanche's favorite niece Lucy is coming to town to check out colleges. The girls quickly discover she's checking out more than colleges and help her.
April 14, 2020
The Golden Girls S1Ep16 - The Truth Will Out
Rose's daughter Kirsten and granddaughter Charley are coming to visit. Rose is also going to go over her will with Kirsten and she's worried.
April 7, 2020
The Golden Girls S1Ep15 - In A Bed of Rose's
Rose is going out with a new man. She decides to bring him home late one night. Sadly, he doesn't survive their tryst. He has a heart attack and dies. She learns after his death that he has a wife. She breaks the news to her.
January 14, 2020
The Golden Girls S1Ep14 - That Was No Lady
Dorothy as a new man, Glen O'Brien. He's a handsome gym teacher. After going out with him for three weeks she finds out he's married and ends its. But due to missing him, she gets back together with him. Can Dorothy be the other woman? Blanche plans on getting a new car, but needs to sell her current one. She lets Rose test drive it for two weeks. During the test drive period it gets stolen.
November 26, 2019
The Golden Girls S1Ep13 - A Little Romance
Rose has been dating a new man for 5 weeks. She won't tell Dorothy or Blanche anything about this guy except his name and that he is a psychiatrist at her grief counselling center. Blanche takes it upon herself to invite Dr. Jonathan Newman to dinner. Rose is very angry. When he arrives they find out why. He's a little person and she's been a bit embarrassed by that even though she likes him. After he leaves, Rose tells the girls she thinks he is going to propose. Does Rose get a proposal? And if so, does she accept?
November 19, 2019
The Golden Girls S1Ep12 - The Custody Battle
Dorothy and Sophia have a big fight. Gloria comes to visit. She also tries to steal Sophia away. But who does Sophia choose? Meanwhile, Blanche and Rose are tying out for parts in MacBeth. Blanche wants the role of Lady Macbeth. She goes out with the director in an attempt to snag it. But does she get it?
November 12, 2019
The Golden Girls S1Ep11 - Stan's Return
Stan is back. Just like a bad penny. He's in town to sell a property that he and Dorothy bough on their honeymoon. He lets slip that Chrissy has left him. He and Dorothy wind up getting together that night. He thinks they are getting back together. But does Dorothy agree?
October 22, 2019
The Golden Girls S1Ep10 - The Heart Attack
Sophia is not feeling well after a party they host. She thinks she's having a heart attack. We also learn how Rose's husband died. Is Sophia having a heart attack? 
October 15, 2019
The Golden Girls S01Ep09 - Blanche and the Younger Man
Blanche's jazzercise instructor asks her out, but he's a lot younger than her. She'll only admit to a five year age different but it's a lot more than that, like decades. Does she go out with him? Rose's mother is also coming to visit. But it doesn't go well because Rose treats her like a child instead of an adult and woman. Will Rose and her Mom ever get along?
October 8, 2019
The Golden Girls S1Ep08 - Break In
The girls discover their house has been broken into while they were at a concert. Everyone handles it differently. Rose takes it the hardest and becomes debilitated. Does she recover?
October 1, 2019
The Golden Girls S1Ep07 - The Competiton
Sophia's ex-finance, Augustine Bagatelli, is coming to visit. It's also bowling tournament time. Rose will do anything to win.
September 24, 2019
The Golden Girls S1Ep06 - On Golden Girls
Blanche's daughter Janet and her husband are having serious trouble in their marriage. They decide to go on a second honeymoon to try and work it out. But they aren't taking their 14-year-old, David, with them. He's going to stay with Blanche, his grandmother. How will they all get along?
September 17, 2019
The Golden Girls S1Ep05 - The Triangle
Dorothy gets a doctor to make a house call for Sophia. She winds up asking him out and they hit it off. However, he's also attracted to Blanche. He makes a pass at her the first chance he gets. When Blanche tells Dorothy, Dorothy calls her a number of names. This causes a major fight between the two.
September 10, 2019
The Golden Girls S1Ep04 - The Transplant
Blanche's sister Virginia comes to visit. The two don't get on well so Blanche assumes that Virginia wants something. She's right. Virginia tells her she is going into renal failure and will die without a kidney transplant. She asks Blanche for a kidney.
September 3, 2019
The Golden Girls S1Ep03 - Rose the Prude
Blanche gets Rose to go on a double date with her. Blanche's date turns out to be a dud, but Rose and Arnie hit if off.
August 27, 2019
The Golden Girls S1Ep02 - Guess Who's Coming to the Wedding?
Dorothy's daughter Kate has big news, she's getting married. They plan to elope but Dorothy insists on having the wedding here. This means her ex-husband Stanley Zbornak is going to come as well. 
August 20, 2019
The Golden Girls S1Ep01 - The Pilot
The very first episode of The Golden Girls. Let's meet them! Blanche, Dorothy, Rose and Sophia. Blanche is dating a live one who proposes to her. Sophia's rest home burns down and she comes to live with the girls.
August 13, 2019
Golden Girls Teaser
Coming soon...The Golden Girls. All seven seasons and also the one season of The Golden Palace.
July 7, 2019