Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 14, 1985
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
NBC TV Network
Genre

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The Golden Girls

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 5 (1989-1990)

5x01 5 5x01 Sick and Tired (1)
Dorothy is suffering from exhaustion that no doctor can explain, much less treat.
Sep. 23, 1989
5x02 5 5x02 Sick and Tired (2)
Dorothy finds a specialist who can put a name on her malady.
Sep. 30, 1989
5x03 5 5x03 The Accurate Conception
Blanche can't conceive of it when her unmarried daughter reveals she's getting artificially inseminated.
Oct. 14, 1989
5x04 5 5x04 Rose Fights Back
After losing her pension, Rose looks for a better-paying job and runs smack into age discrimination; Sophia loads up on bargains in wholesale lots.
Oct. 21, 1989
5x05 5 5x05 Love Under the Big Top
Dorothy is courted by a lawyer who'd rather be a clown; Rose makes a splash at a save-the-dolphins rally.
Oct. 28, 1989
5x06 5 5x06 Dancing in the Dark
Rose trips the light fantastic whenever she dances with a professor, but trips up fantastically whenever she opens her mouth.
Nov. 04, 1989
5x07 5 5x07 Not Another Monday
An ailing friend wants Sophia to be there when she takes her life; An ailing baby turns Dorothy, Rose and Blanche into singing nursemaids.
Nov. 11, 1989
5x08 5 5x08 That Old Feeling
Blanche is so taken by her late husband's brother, she could become Mrs. Devereaux all over again; Sophia has taken to driving on the sly and in other people's cars.
Nov. 18, 1989
5x09 5 5x09 Comedy of Errors
Tackling impossible dreams: Dorothy doing stand-up comedy; Rose winning over someone who doesn't like her; Blanche conning the IRS.
Nov. 25, 1989
5x10 5 5x10 All That Jazz
Dorothy's son shows up free of a job and a wife and wanting to be a free spirit, provided someone else picks up the tab.
Dec. 02, 1989
5x11 5 5x11 Ebb Tide
Dorothy accompanies Blanche to Atlanta for Big Daddy's funeral; Sophia makes a bundle renting out their rooms.
Dec. 09, 1989
5x12 5 5x12 Have Yourself a Very Little Christmas
The girls serve Christmas dinners to the homeless and poor, including the suddenly homeless and poor Stan.
Dec. 16, 1989
5x13 5 5x13 Mary Has a Little Lamb
Dorothy aids a pregnant teen rejected by her father; Blanche's prison pen pal is out of the pen.
Jan. 06, 1990
5x14 5 5x14 Great Expectations
Rose is touting the power of positive thinking, which Blanche could use when her beau has a heart attack.
Jan. 13, 1990
5x15 5 5x15 Triple Play
Blanche lures men by pretending to sell a rented luxury car; Rose meets her boyfriend's daughter; Sophia enjoys an endless stream of funds.
Jan. 27, 1990
5x16 5 5x16 Clinton Avenue Memoirs
Sophia returns to her old neighborhood to prompt her failing memory; Rose and Blanche conduct a survey on health care for seniors.
Feb. 03, 1990
5x17 5 5x17 Like the Beep Beep Beep of the Tom-Tom
Blanche knows she needs a pacemaker, but fears it'll halt the pace of her sex life.
Feb. 10, 1990
5x18 5 5x18 An Illegitimate Concern
Blanche refuses to see her husband's illegitimate son, who has a legitimate interest in him; Sophia and Dorothy enter a pageant.
Feb. 12, 1990
5x19 5 5x19 72 Hours
Awaiting the results of an HIV test, Rose has 72 hours to kill if the uncertainty doesn't kill her first.
Feb. 17, 1990
5x20 5 5x20 Twice in a Lifetime
Rose is torn between Miles and a rekindled old flame; A miffed Sophia moves out.
Feb. 24, 1990
5x21 5 5x21 Sisters and Other Strangers
Blanche's sister pens a lurid novel that leaves Blanche livid; Dorothy plays host to Stan's cousin, a hard-line Communist.
Mar. 03, 1990
5x22 5 5x22 Cheaters
Dorothy falls for a wife cheater she fell for once before; Sophia and Blanche fall for a con.
Mar. 24, 1990
5x23 5 5x23 The Mangiacavallo Curse Makes a Lousy Wedding Present
Sophia's curse on the man who jilted her gets a chance to work when his grandson weds Dorothy's goddaughter.
Mar. 31, 1990
5x24 5 5x24 All Bets Are Off
Dorothy is willing to bet she can give up the old gambling compulsion she thought she gave up long ago.
Apr. 28, 1990
5x25 5 5x25 The President's Coming! The President's Coming! (1)
The girls are investigated by the Secret Service prior to a possible visit from the President.
May. 05, 1990
5x26 5 5x26 The President's Coming! The President's Coming! (2)
A Secret Service agent gets an earful about the girls while checking them out before a possible Presidential visit.
May. 05, 1990
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