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Episode List


Season 5

23 Sep. 1989
Sick and Tired: Part 1
Dorothy says that she is seriously ill, but none of the doctors she sees believe her.
30 Sep. 1989
Sick and Tired: Part 2
Dorothy learns that she has Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
14 Oct. 1989
The Accurate Conception
Blanche's daughter Rebecca shocks her with her plans to conceive a baby by means of artificial insemination.
21 Oct. 1989
Rose Fights Back
When Rose loses her pension fund, she must get a second job to support herself. A local TV station hires her as an assistant to Enrique Mas, an egotistical consumer reporter.
28 Oct. 1989
Love Under the Big Top
Ken Whittingham, Dorothy's lawyer boyfriend, wants to give up his law practice and become a circus clown.
4 Nov. 1989
Dancing in the Dark
Rose feels inferior to her boyfriend Miles, a college professor.
11 Nov. 1989
Not Another Monday
Martha Lamont, one of Sophia's close friends, is tired of the physical pain and suffering in her life and wants to kill herself.
18 Nov. 1989
That Old Feeling
Blanche falls in love with her late husband's brother Jamie.
25 Nov. 1989
Comedy of Errors
After a high school classmate dies unexpectedly, Dorothy decides to fulfill a long-forgotten dream of being a stand-up comedian.
2 Dec. 1989
All That Jazz
Dorothy's son Michael moves in with her after his wife kicks him out.
9 Dec. 1989
Ebb Tide
Blanche and her sister Virginia clash at Big Daddy's funeral, which Dorothy also attends. Meanwhile, Sophia takes advantage of their absences to rent their rooms out to boarders.
16 Dec. 1989
Have Yourself a Very Little Christmas
The girls volunteer at a homeless shelter on Christmas day and learn that Stan has been thrown out on the streets by his current wife.
6 Jan. 1990
Mary Has a Little Lamb
The girls try to reconcile a pregnant teenage girl and her father. Meanwhile, Blanche starts to regret having written sympathetic "love" letters to a man in jail.
13 Jan. 1990
Great Expectations
Blanche is afraid to get too close to her boyfriend, even after he suffers a heart attack.
27 Jan. 1990
Triple Play
Miles' daughter tells Rose to stop seeing him, Sophia has received over $100,000 in Social Security checks, and Blanche rents a car and pretends to sell it so that she can meet men.
3 Feb. 1990
Clinton Avenue Memoirs
Sophia is suffering from memory problems so decides to make a trip back to her old Brooklyn home in the hope of rekindling her fading past.
10 Feb. 1990
Like the Beep Beep Beep of the Tom Tom
Blanche feels insecure about her body after having a pacemaker installed.
12 Feb. 1990
An Illegitimate Concern
A young man shocks Blanche when he shows up unannounced from Dallas, Texas and tells him that her late husband George was his father.
17 Feb. 1990
72 Hours
Rose is afraid that a blood transfusion she had several years ago may have contained HIV-infected blood.
24 Feb. 1990
Twice in a Lifetime
Rose's old boyfriend Buzz, a musician with Spike Jones' band, shows up and wants to get back together with her.
3 Mar. 1990
Sisters and Other Strangers
Blanche thinks the risqué novel her sister Charmaigne has written is about her. Meanwhile, Dorothy argues with Stan's Czechoslovakian cousin Magda over Communism.
24 Mar. 1990
Dorothy rekindles her romance with Glenn O'Brien, the married (now divorced) man she had an affair with several years ago.
31 Mar. 1990
The Mangiacavallo Curse Makes a Lousy Wedding Present
Sophia must confront a man that she put a curse on after he jilted her at the altar decades ago.
28 Apr. 1990
All Bets Are Off
Dorothy falls back into patterns of habitual gambling that she thought she had kicked several years ago.
5 May 1990
The President's Coming! The President's Coming! Part 1
All the girls except Dorothy are excited when President George H.W. Bush plans to visit their house on his tour of Miami.
5 May 1990
The President's Coming! The President's Coming! Part 2
A Secret Service agent comes to the house to make sure none of the girls pose a threat to the President's security.

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