The Golden Girls: Season 5, Episode 18

An Illegitimate Concern (12 Feb. 1990)

TV Episode  -   -  Comedy | Drama
7.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.8/10 from 67 users  
Reviews: 1 user

A young man shocks Blanche when he shows up unannounced from Dallas, Texas and tells him that her late husband George was his father.

Director:

Writers:

(created by), , 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: An Illegitimate Concern (12 Feb 1990)

An Illegitimate Concern (12 Feb 1990) on IMDb 7.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Golden Girls.
« Previous Episode | 120 of 177 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

1 video »
Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview:
...
...
...
...
...
David
Edit

Storyline

A young man shocks Blanche when he shows up unannounced from Dallas, Texas and tells him that her late husband George was his father.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

12 February 1990 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Dorothy (Bea Arthur) and Sophia (Estelle Getty) wear costumes to look like Sonny Bono and Cher. Sonny Bono made a guest appearance as himself on an earlier episode. See more »

Quotes

[Blanche is upset after discovering her late husband had cheated on her in 1967, fathering an illegitimate son he never knew of]
Blanche Devereaux: Why did George cheat on me?
Rose Nylund: Why does any man cheat?
Dorothy Petrillo-Zbornak: Well, there are two poular theories: 1 - Men are victims of an evolutionary process which genetically programmes their sexual drives.
Blanche Devereaux: What's the other one?
Dorothy Petrillo-Zbornak: Men are scum.
See more »

Connections

Featured in The Golden Girls: Their Greatest Moments (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

I Got You Babe
Written by Sonny Bono
Performed by Bea Arthur and Estelle Getty
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
An Illegitimate Concern (#5.18)
15 February 2014 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

One day a young man stands at their door asking for Blanche's deceased husband. He claims to sell encyclopedias but later he comes back saying that he is his son and wants to know more about his father. Blanche is devastated but later decides that she should accept it and tells the young man more about his dad. And Dorothy and Sophia participate in the Shady Pines Mother/Daughter Beauty contest.

Poor Blanche, her stories always seem to be so upsetting. But once again the show takes a sad situation and makes a beautiful story with great characters while sending positive messages.

And the beauty contest was a fun addition. Especially seeing the two dressed up as Sonny and Cher singing.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Bea remembered more for Golden Girls. wonkydonky254
TV series with ties to the golden girls scarlit
I wish Blanche would've dated Jerry sari_tb
why they never show phil charlie sr or george on the golden girls wiccawhitewitchcharmedfan
a rare bit of continuity scarlit
my fellow fans stefdee
Discuss An Illegitimate Concern (1990) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?