Dorothy's son Michael moves in with her after his wife kicks him out.



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Dorothy Zbornak (as Beatrice Arthur)
Stan Zbornak (as Herbert Edelman)
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Dorothy's son shows up after his wife gives him the boot. And when Dorothy waits on him hand and foot, he does nothing to get back on his feet. Blanche implores her to show some tough love and kick him out which she does, only he then goes to his father, Stan. But Stan shows up claiming that their son is crimping his style. Written by

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2 December 1989 (USA)  »

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Although they play father and son, this is the only episode in which Herb Edelman and Scott Jacoby both appear. See more »


In the opening scene in the kitchen, Blanche holds the book with about three quarters of the pages turned to the left. When Dorothy enters, the book is open at about the halfway point. See more »


Blanche Devereaux: [about Michael] You just did what you had to!
Dorothy Petrillo-Zbornak: Blanche, knowing that does not help! I am going crazy - wondering where he is - I mean he could be sleeping under a pier for all I know - or in some flophouse or out on the street!
Sophia Petrillo: [walking in] Michael called - he's staying with Stan.
Dorothy Petrillo-Zbornak: OH GOD, IT'S EVEN WORSE THAN I THOUGHT!
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Written by Andrew Gold
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All That Jazz (#5.10)
14 February 2014 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Michael comes over to Dorothy because he left his job and his wife kicked him out. She lets him stay but she is worried that her son who is now 30 is not growing up and kicks him out as well as a form of tough love. He moves in with Stan, but he ends up kicking him out as well so Michael is forced to get his job back.

For the most part I usually don't like those "forcing people to grow up" episodes. they usually involve forcing somebody into becoming boring. But in this case Michael wasn't right to leave the job he had, since it was what he was supposed to love doing as a musician. Well done by the Golden Girls to address the topic without being irritating.

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