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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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Won 4 Golden Globes. Another 36 wins & 88 nominations. See more awards »

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...  Dorothy Zbornak / ... 177 episodes, 1985-1992
...  Rose Nylund 177 episodes, 1985-1992
...  Blanche Devereaux 177 episodes, 1985-1992
...  Sophia Petrillo 177 episodes, 1985-1992
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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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Trivia

The show was a hit in sixty countries and remade in England, Greece, and Russia. See more »

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In many episodes it is said that Dorothy married Stanley because she was pregnant and that they were married for 38 years at the time of the divorce. The odd thing is that neither of Dorothy's children are even close to being 38 years old. See more »

Quotes

Blanche: Dorothy, this is crazy! Since when do you care how you look?
Dorothy: I think it started when I came down from the bell tower and had my hump fixed!
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Referenced in Empty Nest: Windy (1991) See more »

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Thank You For Being A Friend
Written by Andrew Gold
Sung by Cynthia Fee
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A Classic!
30 October 2013 | by See all my reviews

There aren't many TV shows produced these days that will stand the test of time. This show has proved its meddle and then some. Every episode is a classic. The four stars etched in our brains as the golden girls we spent so many evenings with sharing cheesecake (and maybe an inappropriate story or two). All I can say is:

Thank you for being a friend. Travelled down the road and back again. Your heart is true, you're a pal and a confidant.

And if you threw a party, invited everyone you knew. You would see the biggest gift would be from me and the card attached would say, thank you for being a friend.


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