4x03 The One That Got Away
First Aired: Oct. 29, 1988 on NBC
Summary: A man from Blanche's past comes to Miami for a visit. Blanche remembers him as the one who would not sleep with her and she wants to eliminate that ever happening again by persistently dating him to get him to sleep with her. While this ensues, Rose is determined to let Dorothy know what…
Main Characters in this Episode
Major Barker: I understand, Miss Zbornak. By the way is that Miss Zbornak or Mrs? I'm hoping it's Miss.
Dorothy Petrillo-Zbornak: Why, yes! [slinks over and sits next to him on the couch] As a matter of fact it is!
Major Barker: Good! I've already got that box checked on this form.
Blanche Devereaux: Dorothy, I let this gorgeous man slip though my fingers once before, I don't intend to let it happen again.
Sophia Petrillo: [Sophia opens the door for Ham, an overweight bald man] You couldn't let him slip through your fingers now if you used a shoehorn.
- The title is from the 1953 song "The Man that Got Away" written by Harold Arlen, and the lyrics by Ira Gershwin for A Star I Born and became a standard for Judy Garland's act. It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1955.