This "All In The Family" spin-off centers around Edith's cousin, Maude Findlay. She's a liberal, independent woman living in Tuckahoe, NY with her fourth husband Walter, owner of Findlay's ... See full summary »
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
In the first episode that Michael appears, Dorothy says that
he is 29, but later when he is to marry Lorraine, he is 23 and she is 44. Then when he comes a third time, he doesn't mention his child at all when she kicks him out of the house. See more »
Blanche, have you heard of the latest campaigns? "Join the navy, see the world... sleep with Blanche Devereaux"? "Join the army, be all you can be... sleep with Blanche Devereaux"?
"The marines are looking for a few good men who have *not* slept with Blanche Devereaux"!
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Season 1 (1985-1986) had a slightly different opening sequence consisting of a different shot of the city behind the show's title, one different clip in-between the credits for 'Beatrice Arthur' and Betty White, and a different clip behind the credit for Rue McClanahan. This open was replaced with the 1986 opening for syndication. The original opening has been restored to the season 1 DVD release. See more »
I grew up with this show, and I must say, it is pure golden! First of all, the relationship between the four women is absolutely stunning (I wish all friendships were like that in real life). Four beautiful, elderly women reminisce about their past lives and past romances/relationships with men, old friends and all that other stuff while dwelling in a home in Miami (I wish I could go to Miami now!) The lines are funny and/or bitterly sarcastic, and I love how Rose just blurts out funny, random stories of her life in St. Olaf. Unfortunately, there are no TV shows like this nowadays. Not even a not-so-good "sitcom" like Marvin Marvin could ever outshine this beauty of a TV series.
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