Show is based on the lives and interactions of four older women whom have all been divorced/widowed, and are now roommates. Dorothy's main goal during the series is to find a companion she can relate to while her mother Sophia adds her comical outlook and stories. Rose's St. Olaf-ness makes her a little corny but lovable. One thing that changes nearly every episode is whom Blanche is courting.
The Golden Girls Season 1 (1985-1986)
|1x01 The Engagement |
Dorothy's outspoken mother arrives; Blanche's beau proposes marriage.
|Sep. 14, 1985|
|1x02 Guess Who's Coming to the Wedding? |
Dorothy invites her ex Stan to their daughter's wedding, but only because it'll give her the opportunity to get revenge.
|Sep. 21, 1985|
|1x03 Rose the Prude |
Rose has qualms about sharing her stateroom on an upcoming cruise to the Bahamas with a man she likes.
|Sep. 28, 1985|
|1x04 Transplant |
Blanche's sister, who always took everything that meant anything to Blanche, now wants a kidney.
|Oct. 05, 1985|
|1x05 The Triangle |
A doctor Dorothy dates also gets Blanche's pulse racing, until he makes a pass at her.
|Oct. 19, 1985|
|1x06 On Golden Girls |
A visit by Blanche's undisciplined grandson gives new meaning to "generation gap."
|Oct. 26, 1985|
|1x07 The Competition |
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.
|Nov. 02, 1985|
|1x08 Break-In |
Terrified by a burglary, the girls explore means to protect themselves, including a dog, an alarm system, Mace and a gun.
|Nov. 09, 1985|
|1x09 Blanche and the Younger Man |
Rose's dynamic mother makes the others look like old fogies; Blanche dates a young hunk.
|Nov. 16, 1985|
|1x10 Heart Attack |
Sophia suffers an apparent heart attack and the girls nervously await the paramedics, who are delayed by a storm.
|Nov. 23, 1985|
|1x11 The Return of Dorothy's Ex (a.k.a Stan's Return) |
The return of Stan fans an old flame that somehow managed to survive their bitter divorce.
|Nov. 30, 1985|
|1x12 The Custody Battle |
Dorothy's wealthy sister arrives with a proposal that's hard to refuse: She wants Sophia to live with her in California.
|Dec. 07, 1985|
|1x13 A Little Romance |
Rose's interest in a very small man is completely reciprocated, so her only hangup is more a difference in altitude than attitude.
|Dec. 14, 1985|
|1x14 That Was No Lady |
Dorothy is thrilled over her new man, who happens to be married.
|Dec. 21, 1985|
|1x15 In a Bed of Rose's |
Rose's bed is no bed of roses for the man she spends the night with: He's dead when she wakes up.
|Jan. 11, 1986|
|1x16 The Truth Will Out |
Rose is strangely apprehensive about a visit from her daughter and granddaughter, who are coming to discuss her will.
|Jan. 18, 1986|
|1x17 Nice and Easy |
When it comes to dating, Blanche runs second to her visiting niece, who's out with a new man all night every night.
|Feb. 01, 1986|
|1x18 The Operation |
Dorothy is having trouble facing minor surgery on her foot.
|Feb. 08, 1986|
|1x19 Second Motherhood |
Blanche is romanced by a wealthy suitor; Rose and Dorothy do battle with the bathroom plumbing.
|Feb. 15, 1986|
|1x20 Adult Education |
Blanche's professor makes a pass, and makes it clear that unless she obliges, she'll never pass the course.
|Feb. 22, 1986|
|1x21 Flu Attack (a.k.a The Flu) |
The flu may keep Blanche, Rose and Dorothy from an awards banquet, but a healthy Sophia needs a date.
|Mar. 01, 1986|
|1x22 Job Hunting |
Rose is grieving when she loses her job as a grief counselor: She's 55 and needs work, but has no other job experience.
|Mar. 08, 1986|
|1x23 Blind Ambitions |
Rose's sister, independent all her life, can't accept the fact that she's now blind and needs help.
|Mar. 29, 1986|
|1x24 Big Daddy |
Blanche is thunderstruck to learn her father has sold everything he owns to launch a career as a country singer.
|May. 03, 1986|
|1x25 The Way We Met |
Blanche recalls how Rose and Dorothy came to be her housemates despite their disparate personalities and initial difficulties.
|May. 10, 1986|
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