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The Golden Girls 

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Four previously married women live together in Miami, sharing their various experiences together and enjoying themselves despite hard times.

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The Golden Girls is based on the lives and interactions of four older women who have all been divorced/widowed, and are now roommates. Dorothy's main goal during the series is to find a companion she can relate to while her mother Sophia adds her comical outlook and frequents "Picture This" stories. Rose's St. Olaf-ness makes her a little corny but lovable. One thing that changes nearly every episode is whom Blanche is courting. Written by John W. Hale

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Meet four outrageous women who know when it comes to a good laugh, there's nothing like experience! (season 1)

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All four Golden Girls have sisters. Dorothy's sister is Gloria, Rose's sisters are Holly and Lily, Sophia's sister is Angela and Blanche, who has two sisters, are Virginia and Charmaine. See more »

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Depending on the episode, the police called Blanche to inform her that her husband was killed in a car accident, or her husband died from a coma brought on by injuries from a car accident. See more »

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[Rose has taken Dorothy and Blanche to Mr. Ha Ha's Hot Dog Haciendo, a kiddie birthday party restruant]
Rose: Well, you always complained your birthdays are dull and boring. This place looked very exciting!
Dorothy: Yes, Rose, to a five-year-old... OR SOMEONE WHO THINKS LIKE ONE!
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Thank You For Being A Friend
Written by Andrew Gold
Sung by Cynthia Fee
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Perfection
28 April 2009 | by See all my reviews

The Golden Girls is one of those rare sitcoms that works from the very first episode until the very last episode. Not one moment of this show is wasted or unneeded. The shows focuses on three best friends over the age of 50 sharing a house together in Miami, Florida in the 1980's (and early 1990's). They are Dorothy (Bea Arthur), the sarcastic, quick mouthed substitute teacher, Blanche (Rue McClanahan) the aging southern belle who won't admit her age and is overly sexed up, Rose (Betty White) the withering moron with the heart of gold. They are joined by Sophia (Estelle Getty), Dorothy's mother that because of a stroke cannot filter what she says. This show is comedic gold and is a treasure to watch.


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