The Golden Girls S01, Ep25 – The Way We Met

Show: The Golden Girls
Season: 1
Episode: 25
Title: The Way We Met
Original Air Date: May 10, 1986


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Favorite Quotes:

* Blanche: I never should have watched it. Why, that shower scene is the reason I never shower alone.
Dorothy: And Goldilocks and the three bears is why you prefer not to sleep alone?

* Rose: Why would you name a room Blanche Deveraux?
Blanche: I like a roommate with a sense of humor.

* Madame Zelda: Move in this house and you’ll die an agonizing death.

* Sophia: The woman has slut embroidered on her underwear.

* Blanche: When a beam of moonlight hit my cleavage, suddenly the band began to play. It was at that moment I realized my bosoms had the power to make music.

* Grocer: Those are very nice cantaloupes.
Blanche: Why, thank you.

* Dorothy: Rose why don’t you save it for The Price is Right?

* Dorothy: Until I met you I didn’t know people actually talked back to their rice crispies.

* Blanche: I know I’ve been having a very good time and there isn’t even a man in the room.

* Dorothy: Oh, I think this could be the beginning of a beautiful friendship.


Synopsis: Rose enters the kitchen in the middle of the night with the lights off. Dorothy comes in after turning on the lights scaring her. Rose thought she heard something. Blanche comes in with a golf club. Watching Psycho was too much for them. The three sit around the table. They scare away their fright with a cheesecake. We get a flash back of Rose and Blanche meeting. Blanche is putting up an advertisement on a local board in a grocery store and Rose walks up carrying a cat. She was thrown out of her apartment because of the cat she has. Blanche decides against Rose as a roommate and leaves. A little boy comes up to Rose and she gives him the cat. Blanche witnesses it and then decides to show her the room. Blanche then shares some memories of other prospective roommates, including Madame Zelda, a deranged psychic. Dorothy drops by with Sophia. The meeting is a little rocky. Dorothy then tells about her first meeting with Rose on move in day. There is some confusion about who gets what room. Rose helps bring in Dorothy’s things and accidentally breaks a vase that Blanche has. They go out to dinner after that. Back in the kitchen its now 2am. Blanche tells one of her many stories of romance. Then they recall their first grocery shopping trip and how it didn’t go well. While checking out, Rose keeps correcting the checker on incorrect prices. They all get in a big fight. When they get back to the house they all storm around. Another argument takes place over how to store cereal. Dorothy doesn’t think they’re going to be successful as roommates. Rose proceeds to tell a St. Olaf story. By the end of her story they are hysterical. Rose puts a cheesecake in the fridge and everyone is happy. As they sit around the table, they eat another cheesecake. Sophia comes in the kitchen, screaming with a knife in her hand. She scares them a lot and so they stay up later.

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The Golden Girls S01, Ep24 – Big Daddy

Show: The Golden Girls
Season: 1
Episode: 24
Title: Big Daddy
Original Air Date: May 3, 1986


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Favorite Quotes:

* Dorothy: I can’t believe I know anyone who calls her father Big Daddy.

* Sophia: You need boots to listen to this guy.

* Rose: This is so much fun it’s like being in Gone With The Wind.

* Blanche: I’m sure there’s a perfectly logical explanation for why my daddy’s lost the stuffing out of his comforter.


Synopsis: Sophia asks Dorothy to taste something that’s expired. She tells Dorothy that Rose tried to get in her room last night. As they go back in the living room, Rose tries to explain and Sophia cuts her off. Blanche rushes in and tells everyone that her father is coming to visit. After going off into several stories, Dorothy cuts her off. Blanche leaves and Rose heads out to the lanai. Rose screams when she finds a tree downed in the lanai. Her neighbor comes over and tries to deny it’s his tree. He insults Sophia and she curses him. The next day Dorothy arrives home with a property map showing their neighbor owns the tree. Blanche comes out wearing a dress like she did for her Sweet 16. She wants everyone to be on their best behavior. The doorbell rings and it’s their neighbor, he’s furious. He leaves and the doorbell rings again. Dorothy thinks it’s the neighbor but it’s actually Big Daddy. He lays it on thick with all of them. He takes his leave to take care of some things. Before he leaves he tells her he is singing tomorrow night. Blanche is concerned. Her father comes home late that night. He then performs for Blanche, but he’s horrible. She is horrified. He tells her that he’s doing this as a career and sold the family home. They have a big fight that brings everyone from their rooms. Her father storms off. The three discuss what’s happened. They go in the kitchen and share some memories. The next evening they get ready to go to Big Daddy’s show as the neighbor storms over. He’s giving up. His wife stays behind and tells them she did everything to him. They three arrive at Big Daddy’s show but they learn that his show has been cancelled. Blanche finds her father back stage and talks to him. He tells her the story of how he met her mother. They make up and hug.

The Golden Girls S01, Ep23 – Blind Ambitions

Show: The Golden Girls
Season: 1
Episode: 23
Title: Blind Ambitions
Original Air Date: March 29, 1986


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Favorite Quotes:

* Sophia: Do you know what they call cooking meat over an open fire in Sicely?
Dorothy: No, what?
Sophia: Poverty.

* Blanche: The point is guilt is a very bad thing. Story over.

* Sophia: I only have one question: now that I’m better why do you still scream and holler at me?

* Sophia: You want to help your sister? Help her to help herself.

* Blanche: The King is gone Dorothy but we must cherish the things he left behind: his movies, his songs..
Dorothy: And his seasonings.

* Dorothy: What’s the use of having a garage sale if we can’t part with anything?

* Dorothy: Come on now, get out of here. You’ve come back more times than Shirley MacLaine.


Synopsis: The girls are having a barbeque on the lanai. Rose’s sister Lily is visiting them. Blanche tells a story about barbeques when she was younger. Rose and Lily share a camping story. They talk about tv shows and garage sales. They all decide to have a garage sale to raise the money for a new television. Later that night, they are going through stuff in the living room. Everything is everywhere. Lily decides to put some candlesticks on a table and all the girls have to rush to move everything out of her way when she heads to her room for a sweater. The next day in the kitchen, Lily is making bacon and it catches on fire. She screams for help and everyone comes rushing. Rose puts out the fire. The girls discuss Lily’s situation. Rose finds Lily in her room holding a dress. Rose tries to convince her to get help. Lily shows her the dress and tells her it’s her favorite because it’s the only one she can clearly remember. Lily asks Rose to come and live with her. Later, the girls are in the kitchen. They try to dissuade her from moving to Chicago. Blanche tells a story about working in a factory. We learn of another of her boyfriends. Sophia joins them and tells Rose moving in with Lily is a bad idea. Sophia tells them that Dorothy forced her to rebuild her life because she knew she could. Rose is still on the fence. Sophia tells her to help her sister help herself. It’s the day of the garage sale. Everyone is trying to haggle down prices and Sophia is not having it. Nothing is selling, they can’t part with the memories attached to the items. They decide to call off the garage sale. Dorothy comes up with an idea. They put a down payment on a new tv and pay the rest off on time. Lily comes out and asks Rose to help her to the couch. But she starts asking Rose to do everything for her. Rose takes a stand and tells her that she needs professional help to get on with her life. She won’t go back to Chicago with her. Lily storms off upset. Two months later, Rose heads to Chicago to visit her sister. She keeps leaving and coming back. She finally leaves. Rose lands and gets directions for the baggage claim. Lily surprised her by meeting her at the airport. She now has a service dog. She apologizes to Rose for her behavior. Lily wanted Rose to see that she was right.

The Golden Girls S01, Ep 22 – Job Hunting

Show: The Golden Girls
Season: 1
Episode: 22
Title: Job Hunting
Original Air Date: March 9, 1986


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Favorite Quotes:

* Dorothy: That’s great. If she learned to catch a frisbee in her teeth she can find work as a Golden Retriever.

* Dorothy: Nice to meet you Milton. I live here, you don’t.

* Sophia: If you have to go out tomorrow ask those crybabies not to call during The Young and the Restless.

* Rose: Why, oh, why can’t grief take a holiday?

* Blanche: I already lost one pound.
Sophia: In your dreams.

* Sophia: He’s a man. It’s not like sharing a yogurt.

Synopsis: Blanche is singing in the kitchen. Sophia comes in and is upset because there is no pepperoni. Dorothy comes in and she’s in a fabulous mood. But Rose comes in with bad news. Her counseling center has closed and she doesn’t have a job anymore. They all try to console her. But she only seems to care about the misplaced patients. It’s another day and Dorothy finds a complete stranger on the lanai. Rose comes out. Dorothy thinks it’s Rose’s boyfriend. It turns out to be a patient from the center. Rose tells Dorothy she hasn’t even started looking for work. Dorothy gets a message that Barry Glick is in town. She had the hots for him in school. Late that night, Dorothy wakes Rose for a phone call. Now the whole house is awake. They all discuss Rose and her situation. They try and intervention. However, Rose tells them the truth. She’s had lots of interviews but no one has been willing to hire her. Dorothy and Blanche go to her room and try to comfort her. Dorothy punches up her resume. Rose feels better and they all go to the kitchen. They have a feast. While they feast they talk about their love life until the morning. It’s another day and Milton is making a pass at Blanche. They make a date. Dorothy is excited about going on a second date with Barry Glick. However, it turns out that Barry is gay. Rose comes home. She got a new job as a waitress. Blanche and Dorothy are shocked, but they finally support her.

The Golden Girls S01, Ep21 – The Flu

Show: The Golden Girls
Season: 1
Episode:
Title: The Flu
Original Air Date: March 1, 1986


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Favorite Quotes:

* Dorothy: Blanche Deveraux can’t find a date?
Blanche: Oh don’t be ridiculous.

* Blanche: I haven’t had to disappoint so many men since Daddy tore down the treehouse.

* Blanche: I treat my body like a temple.
Sophia: Yeah, open to everyone, day or night.

* Blanche: I feel hot.
Dorothy: I feel cold.
Rose: I feel guilty. This is all my fault.

* Blanche: Isn’t it amazing how I can feel so bad and still look so good?

* Rose: You have done some good work Dorothy, but not enough people like you. Sorry.


Synopsis: Sophia is altering Dorothy’s dress for a banquet. Blanche comes in and announces she bought the dress she’d been eyeing. Blanche and Sophia are still dateless. Rose enters the kitchen looking for aspirin. She is coming down with something and Dorothy freaks out. Rose tries to calm them down. Several days later, the three are all on the couch and they are very sick. Sophia comes in and tells them she got turned down for a date. The doorbell rings and it’s the doctor. She determines that they all have the flu and it’s going to last at least a week. After the doctor leaves, Sophia tells a story about ear salve that turns into pesto sauce. Three days later, Blanche and Dorothy fight over Blanche’s heating pad. Rose comes out with a hot toddy. Rose then tells a St. Olaf story. Her hot toddy is keeping her cheerful, but it should have an octane rating. Rose is pretty drunk. Blanche gets up to turn on her soap opera and Dorothy protests. The three start fighting. The next day, Dorothy is in the kitchen. Rose comes in and asks about orange juice and Dorothy takes it all. Blanche comes in upset about her Vicks Vaporub. Rose was upset about her NyQuil being missing but Dorothy took it. They start taking shots at each other and Rose starts crying. Everyone apologizes. They have a group hug. Sophia comes in and gives them the news that when she cancelled for them the organizer was disappointed. Sophia thinks one of them won the big award. They all decide to go to the banquet now. At the banquet, the ladies are still sick. Blanche shows up without a date, while the others have one. The trio get competitive. Sophia shows up with her date, a much, much younger man. Blanche manages to produce a date, but it turns out she snagged a waiter. She admits her date backed out because of how she looked. It’s now time for the big award. The three start fighting again over who is going to win. The winner is Sophia. Her speech makes the ladies feel guilty for fighting with each other and they make up. They make a toast to friendship and sneeze in unison.

The Golden Girls S01, Ep20 – Adult Education

Show: The Golden Girls
Season: 1
Episode: 20
Title: Adult Education
Original Air Date: February 22, 1986


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Favorite Quotes:

* Dorothy: Ma, are you ok?
Sophia: I’m fine. I’m just trying to make Rose go away.

* Dorothy: Rose, one is testing. Fourteen is brunch.
Rose: Good Lord, I’m a criminal.

* Sophia: I hate Jello. If God wanted peaches suspended in midair, he would have filled them with helium.

* Blanche: He said the only way I’d get an A on my final is if I sleep with him.

* Rose: You’ll be so much happier if you use your brains instead of your body.

* Blanche: The talent to drive men crazy with a body that many said should have come with a warning label.

* Rose: To this day, every time I pass an ice cream parlor or a tackle shop, I blush.

* Dorothy: Take a lesson Rose. That’s how you tell a story.

* Blanche: You, sir, can kiss my A.

* Blanche: One day her butt will turn to mush, but I’ll always have my degree.


Synopsis: Sophia is ready to get her hair done, but Dorothy is on the phone trying to get tickets to the Frank Sinatra concert. Blanche joins them in the kitchen very upset. She failed her midterm exam. Dorothy finds out the concert is sold out and she becomes very upset. Sophia says she’ll get tickets. Later that night, Rose is helping Blanche study for her class. Dorothy comes home, she still has no tickets. Dorothy has decided to buy tickets for Sinatra from a scalper. But Blanche has her test that night so she can’t go. Blanche is still upset over her class and tries to go to a bar to cheer herself up. Rose and Dorothy don’t let her. She throws a tantrum. Dorothy tells her about her speech impediment as a kid to cheer her up. The teacher who helped her inspired her to become a teacher. Blanche decides to speak to her teacher. After class, she approaches him for help. However, inside of helping her he propositions her in exchange for an A. Back at the house, Rose made jello for Sophia. She’s not amused and gets grumpy with Rose. Dorothy comes home and instantly Sophia asks if she got tickets. She didn’t and she’s upset. Blanche comes in and tells them what happened. Dorothy informs her that what he did is sexual harassment. Dorothy volunteers to help her so she’ll pass the class. Dorothy tells a story about when she was sexually harassed. Blanche decides to report him. Rose also tells a story about being sexually harassed. Blanche goes to visit the Dean. She tells him about the sexual harassment by the professor. She tells him that she is failing and that he offered to give her an A if she would have sex with him. The Dean tells her that it’s her word against his and there is nothing he can do. Blanche storms into the kitchen, still upset. Rose tells her that she won four tickets to the Sinatra concert. Blanche tries to tell her what happened as Dorothy runs in excited that she got 3 tickets. Blanche tries again to tell what happened in the Dean’s office. But Rose starts trying to tell the ticket story. Blanche cuts her off and gives a short version. Before Blanche can tell tell her story, Sophia comes in with third row tickets. They’ve not got 10 tickets. Blanche storms out upset. She’s decided she’s going to study her butt off to pass that test. It’s the night of the test and Blanche is the last student left. The professor gives her the offer one last time. She refuses, but thanks him for motivating her into studying hard enough that she could pass. After telling him off she storms out. Back at the house, the other three finally come home. They didn’t get home til after 2am. They got arrested scalping the tickets to an undercover police officer. No one got to see the concert. Blanche brings up her test. She tells them she told the professor off.

The Golden Girls S01, Ep19 – Second Motherhood

Show: The Golden Girls
Season: 1
Episode: 19
Title: Second Motherhood
Original Air Date: February 18, 1986


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Favorite Quotes:

* Sophia: Great, my unmarried daughter wants to spend her weekend with a toilet.

* Dorothy: Come on, Blanche, even the paper boy knows where you’ll end up.

* Dorothy: Great Rose, call the Tidy Bowl man. He’ll jump in his boat and spread the news.

* Rose: You sure know your way around a snake.
Dorothy: I’ve had a lot of experience. After all, I was married to one for 38 years.

* Blanche: How can I say no to the man I love? I can’t even say no to men I like.

* Sophia: You’re making a big mistake. The man might be a moron but he knows how to fix a toilet.

* Sophia: Knock it off. It’s water not oil.


Synopsis: The ladies are looking for a plumber. Rose looks at the bid and thinks they are getting ripped off. She’s got experience with plumbing. Dorothy and Rose decide to fix the toilet themselves. Blanche joins them in the kitchen and the ladies discuss her current boyfriend. She’s worried that he thinks she’s only dating him for his money. Their date that night takes place on his plane. She’s a basket case on the plane. Back at the house, Rose is tapping the bathroom wall looking for a pipe. Dorothy comes in to find out why she is doing it because she woke her up. Blanche comes in and tells them about her date. Richard wants to introduce her to his family. Sophia comes in and kicks them out as she actually needs to use the bathroom. It’s Saturday night, and the two plumbers are excited about the new toilet being delivered. The plumber thinks they are nuts to install it themselves. He leaves the toilet in the living room. Dorothy and Rose are not able to move the toilet themselves. Rose sits on it to think just as Blanche brings Richard to meet them. She shows the two her engagement ring. But she can’t marry him. The girls are confused. It turns out that he has two young children. She is upset and going to have to tell him know. They all head into the kitchen. Neither Dorothy nor Rose can help her decide. Both tell stories about their kids. Sophia bursts into the kitchen excited about the toilet in front of the tv. Later, the two are working in the bathroom. Dorothy explodes with frustration. A mishap takes place as Sophia walks in with a plumber. They throw him out and Dorothy slams the door in his face. Blanche returns from her date but it was just the kids. She’s still on the fence about marrying Richard. She’s worried about the kids because they don’t get to see their father enough. Blanche doesn’t want him to marry her just to get a mother for his kids. That night, Blanche is on the plane again with Richard. She discusses with him where she stands right now and tells them that his kids should be the most important thing in his life. But she tells him she can’t marry him and gives him the ring back. She goes to leave but then remembers that she’s on a plane and they both laugh. The pair are back in the bathroom and have finally finished it. Blanche comes in to congratulate them on their success. Sophia comes in too. They then demonstrate everything works for her and she is not impressed.

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