The Golden Girls: Season 5, Episode 6

Dancing in the Dark (4 Nov. 1989)

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Rose feels inferior to her boyfriend Miles, a college professor.



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Rose feels inferior to her boyfriend Miles, a college professor.

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Comedy | Drama




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4 November 1989 (USA)  »

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The title is from the 1984 song "Dancing in the Dark" written and performed by American rock singer Bruce Springsteen. See more »


When the camera shows the group dancing from the perspective of the a musician in the dance band, it also shows that while there are stand lights to help the musicians see the music there is no music on the music stands. See more »


Blanche Devereaux: Rose, Miles called again. He wants you to meet him outside the concert hall.
Rose Nylund: I asked you to tell him I'm not going.
Blanche Devereaux: I'm not gonna do your dirty work for you, Rose.
Rose Nylund: Well, I don't wanna talk to him. He makes me feel foolish. I don't even feel comfortable telling him St. Olaf stories.
Dorothy Petrillo-Zbornak: I want to know exactly what he said to make you feel that way.
Rose Nylund: Look, I'm not going out with him. You go, Blanche.
Dorothy Petrillo-Zbornak: What!
Rose Nylund: Well, you like him, I know you do. So you go.
Blanche Devereaux: Well, I couldn't!
Dorothy Petrillo-Zbornak: Of course che couldn't!
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Dancing in the Dark (#5.6)
13 February 2014 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Rose has a new boyfriend, Miles who is a college professor. She loves dancing with him but when he incites her to an event with other professors she starts feeling very stupid. This happens even after she invites him over to their house. She even skips a date with him and sends Blanche instead, but Miles keeps on talking about Rose and that he wants to see her again.

A cute episode. Rose feeling inadequate around smart people is very believable. Very well acted and some great scenes made about it, especially with all the college professors. And Miles' compliment at the end was pretty fun as well!

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