Dorothy, Rose, and Blanche are three women who share a house in Miami, Florida. Dorothy's elderly mother, Sophia, unexpectedly moves in after her retirement home burns down, and Blanche accepts a proposal of marriage. Written by
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doesn't have a Southern accent in this episode, because prior to filming, director Jay Sandrich
told her he didn't want to hear it. After the show was picked up from the pilot episode, McClanahan went to the producers and offered to play Blanche as a modified Mae West
-style character. The producers asked her why she wasn't doing it with a Southern accent. At that point, the character of Blanche Devereaux
was fully realized, complete with Southern accent. See more
While Dorothy and Rose are speaking to Blanche, they are in Blanche's room which is down the hall. However, in the next scene when the doorbell rings, Dorothy and Rose enter the living room from the lanai, not from Blanche's bedroom. See more
[First ever lines
I taught a class today - the finest school in Dade County. Three girls had shaved heads and two boys had green hair.
They're expressing themselves.
Well I expressed myself - I told them they had to leave they were too ugly to look at. Now the parents are mad. A man in a three piece suit came in and defended Tiffany - a bald girl with a nose ring.