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Followed by 

The Golden Palace (1992) (TV Series)

Version of 

Juntas pero no revueltas (1995) (TV Series)
version of same show concept from different country
Hrysa koritsia (2008) (TV Series)
version of same show concept from different country
Las chicas de oro (2010) (TV Series)
version of same show concept from different country
Bnot HaZahav (2011) (TV Series)
version of same show concept from different country

Remade as 

Brighton Belles (1993) (TV Series)
Golden Girls (2012) (TV Series)


Empty Nest (1988) (TV Series)
This show spun off a series that takes place in the hospital.
Nurses (1991) (TV Series)
Characters and continuity originated from this show.

Referenced in 

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Alan King/Vlasta Krsek (1985) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Johnny as he describes fake Christmas specials airing in the coming weeks
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Angie Dickinson/Gene Rader (1986) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the monologue
Super Password: Episode dated 27 January 1986 (1986) (TV Episode)
Title reference by Bert Convy
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Charles Grodin/Dom Irrera/Tommy Walton (1986) (TV Episode)
Johnny shows a series-themed mug with false teeth in it
Small Wonder: You Gotta Have Heart (1986) (TV Episode)
Harriet says she and Vicki can be like The Golden Girls.
Who's the Boss?: New Kid in Town (1987) (TV Episode)
The character names are mentioned by Angela and Mona.
Punky Brewster: Hands Across the Halls (1987) (TV Episode)
The show is mentioned by name.
Matlock: The Network (1987) (TV Episode)
The show is referenced by an interview clip.
Throb: The Golden Guys (1987) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
ALF: Can I Get a Witness? (1988) (TV Episode)
ALF refers to the series.
Zeg 'ns Aaa: Cultuur shock (1988) (TV Episode)
Koos says he's going to record an episode of this TV show
Mickey's 60th Birthday (1988) (TV Movie)
Dorothy, Rose, Blanche and Sophia all appear
Empty Nest: Fatal Attraction (1988) (TV Episode)
Blanche Devereaux makes a crossover appearance.
Empty Nest: Libby's Gift (1988) (TV Episode)
Sophia Petrillo makes a crossover appearance.
Empty Nest: Strange Bedfellows (1989) (TV Episode)
Rose Nylund makes a crossover appearance.
Empty Nest: Dumped (1989) (TV Episode)
Dorothy Zbornak makes a crossover appearance.
Bob Hope's Love Affair with Lucy (1989) (TV Movie)
Betty White mentions the show.
Empty Nest: Rambo of Neiman Marcus (1989) (TV Episode)
Rose Nylund makes a crossover appearance.
ALF: Make 'em Laugh (1990) (TV Episode)
ALF is hired as the fifth Golden Girl.
Growing Pains: Future Shock (1990) (TV Episode)
Maggie says that by the time Chrissy is 18 she'll look like one of the Golden Girls.
The Earth Day Special (1990) (TV Special)
The Golden Girls are watching the Earth Day Special on TV
The Guardian (1990)
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Bob Hope/Richard Harris/Helen Thomas (1991) (TV Episode)
Described by Bob Hope as the "kiddie show" airing before his special
Blossom: I Ain't Got No Buddy (1991) (TV Episode)
Sophia Petrillo is a crossover character
Seinfeld: The Pen (1991) (TV Episode)
Aunt Stella says, "This better be good. I'm missing 'Golden Girls' for this."
Suite 215: Toen Dorothy viel (1991) (TV Episode)
Anja has named the meteorite after Dorothy from the Golden Girls
Empty Nest: Windy (1991) (TV Episode)
Sophia Petrillo appears in a hurricane-themed crossover that begins on The Golden Girls: The Monkey Show (1991) and concludes on Nurses: Begone with the Wind (1991).
Nurses: Begone with the Wind (1991) (TV Episode)
Rose Nylund appears in a hurricane-themed crossover that begins on The Golden Girls: The Monkey Show (1991).
Mystery Science Theater 3000: War of the Colossal Beast (1991) (TV Episode)
Glenn: "It's 'Golden Girls.'"
Empty Nest: Dr. Weston and Mr. Hyde (1992) (TV Episode)
Rose Nylund appears in a full moon-themed crossover that begins on The Golden Girls: A Midwinter Night's Dream (1992) and concludes on Nurses: Moon Over Miami (1992).
Nurses: Moon Over Miami (1992) (TV Episode)
Blanche Devereaux makes a crossover appearance.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Magic Sword (1992) (TV Episode)
Servo: Meanwhile on the set of Golden Girls.
The Golden Palace: Miles, We Hardly Knew Ye (1992) (TV Episode)
Miles Webber makes a guest appearance.
Married with Children: Al on the Rocks (1992) (TV Episode)
Al advises Jefferson: "When you're with Marcie, shut your eyes real tight and picture one of the Golden Girls."
The Golden Palace: Seems Like Old Times: Part 1 (1992) (TV Episode)
Dorothy Zbornak makes a guest appearance.
The Golden Palace: Seems Like Old Times: Part 2 (1992) (TV Episode)
Dorothy Zbornak makes a guest appearance.
Roundhouse: TV on Trial (1992) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in "Don't Make Me Give It Up" rap.
Siskel & Ebert: The Worst Films of 1992 (1993) (TV Episode)
In the discussion of "Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot" (1992), Gene Siskel mentions that Estelle Getty is from this TV series.
The Golden Palace: Rose and Fern (1993) (TV Episode)
Miles Webber makes a guest appearance.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: 'Manos' the Hands of Fate (1993) (TV Episode)
Tom: "You look like 'Maude' with a hell beast." Crow: "Oh, you mean Estelle Getty?"
Full House: Subterranean Graduation Blues (1993) (TV Episode)
When Danny suggests that he could hold his own in a fight with George Foreman, Becky cracks that even the Golden Girls could handle fighting Danny.
The Golden Palace: One Angry Stan (1993) (TV Episode)
Stanley Zbornak makes a guest appearance.
Animaniacs: Chalkboard Bungle/Hurray for Slappy/The Great Wakkorotti: The Master & His Music (1993) (TV Episode)
The Golden Girls appear at Slappy's awards dinner.
Nurses: Temporary Setbacks (1993) (TV Episode)
Sophia Petrillo makes a crossover appearance.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Alien from L.A. (1993) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Isn't he on 'Golden Girls'?"
Die Peter Alexander Show: Episode dated 25 December 1993 (1993) (TV Episode)
'Golden Girls' characters but different actresses
Saved by the Bell: The College Years: Bedside Manner (1994) (TV Episode)
Alex says, "We had to dress up like 'The Golden Girls' to get the senior citizen discount."
That's Showbusiness: Episode #6.11 (1994) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned.
Dinosaurs: Driving Miss Ethyl (1994) (TV Episode)
Ethyl tells Earl that her girlfriends Dorothy, Rose and Blanche want her to move in with them.
Airheads (1994)
Mentioned in dialogue
Weird Science: Grampira (1995) (TV Episode)
Gary refers to the series.
The Nanny: Strange Bedfellows (1995) (TV Episode)
Maxwell misinterprets when Niles mentions "the golden years".
The Crew: Goin' Hollywood (1995) (TV Episode)
Estelle Getty guest-stars as herself; the show is referenced.
The John Larroquette Show: Here We Go Again (1996) (TV Episode)
Referenced throughout the episode as John and Betty White collaborate on a musical based on the show.
Baywatch: Golden Girls (1997) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
The Nanny: First Date (1997) (TV Episode)
Fran refers to actress Estelle Getty wearing an old lady's costume.
Smart Guy: Book Smart (1997) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Marcus
Flash Forward: Expose (1997) (TV Episode)
Max uses "Golden Girls" as a slang term on the radio call-in show.
Big Wolf on Campus: Interview with a Werewolf (1999) (TV Episode)
Merton watches the series on television.
Saturday Night Live: Ben Affleck/Fiona Apple (2000) (TV Episode)
mentioned in Sally O'Malley skit
Intimate Portrait: Rue McClanahan (2000) (TV Episode)
Friends: The One with Rachel's Assistant (2000) (TV Episode)
Monica says that Ross used to stay home every Saturday night to watch "Golden Girls".
Annie Goes to Hollywood (2001) (TV Movie)
Lukas: Der 18. Geburtstag (2001) (TV Episode)
Coco mentions them when she talks about famous women.
Hollywood and the Muslim World (2003) (TV Movie)
The O.C.: The Third Wheel (2004) (TV Episode)
Anna and Summer discuss watching The Golden Girls.
The Wire: All Due Respect (2004) (TV Episode)
Herc tells Carver that he would rather sleep with the "old tune" from the Golden Girls than sleep with a man.
Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude (2004) (Video Game)
Larry mentions this show's title in one of his conversations with Koko.
Strongbad_email.exe (2004) (Video)
In "Helium", while Strong Bad talks in a high-pitched tone from inhaling helium from a balloon, he says he sounds "like one of the Golden Girls."
Retrosexual: The 80's (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
stills from this were shown
Arrested Development: Spring Breakout (2005) (TV Episode)
The treatment center where Lucille is taken is called Shady Pines.
Night of the Dog (2005)
Vincent collects tapes of Golden Girls
The Breakthrough Season (2005) (Video)
mentioned once
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.83 (2006) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "One-Woman Shows" category
Arrested Development: Exit Strategy (2006) (TV Episode)
The name of the rehab center Lucille and Lindsay were supposed to attend is Shady Pines.
How I Met Your Mother: Life Among the Gorillas (2006) (TV Episode)
It is implied that Bilson asks which naked Golden Girl one would do.
Idol (2006)
Jeremy Cohen gets a bit flustered and says he's having a Blanche Devereaux moment.
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)
Ricky tells Cal his friendship is special like Rue McClanahan in Golden Girls. He also tells Susan that McClanahan's role on the show makes her a winner on the scale of people such as legendary Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula.
Homestarrunner.com: Everything Else, Volume 2 (2006) (Video)
In "Halloween Potion-ma-jig", Homestar mistakes Strong Bad's costume as being Blanche from that TV sitcom
Unmasking the Da Vinci Code (2006) (Video)
Mentioned by Mike.
The Bold and the Beautiful: Episode #1.5000 (2007) (TV Episode)
Eric tells Stephanie he doesn't want her to be "some Golden Girl, hobbling along."
Ugly Betty: Don't Ask, Don't Tell (2007) (TV Episode)
Justin says he's going to watch The Golden Girls marathon.
Everybody Hates Chris: Everybody Hates Dirty Jokes (2007) (TV Episode)
The narrator mentions a "Bea Arthur from Golden Girls"
The Film Crew: Hollywood After Dark (2007) (Video)
Referenced throughout.
American Dad!: The Vacation Goo (2007) (TV Episode)
Roger's character, Betty Bea Getty McClanahan, takes her name from names and surnames of actresses 'Betty White', 'Bea Arthur', Estelle Getty and Rue McClanahan
Carpoolers: Who Would You Do? (2007) (TV Episode)
Laird: "Who would you do? Jessica Biel, and get no money - or one of the Golden Girls and get a million dollars."
Women's Murder Club: Grannies, Guns and Love Mints (2007) (TV Episode)
Lindsay mentions that Jacobi has some kind of a "Golden Girls" fetish.
Blackout (2008)
old women are called the "Golden Girls"
What's in My Bag?: Demetri Martin (2008) (TV Episode)
Demetri Martin purchases a season.
Comedy Connections: Ripping Yarns (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Saturday Night Live: Michael Phelps/Lil' Wayne (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Mark Payne in Pizzaria Uno sketch
The Simpsons: Double, Double, Boy in Trouble (2008) (TV Episode)
Lenny performs "Thank you for being a friend", the title song from that show
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.47 (2008) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $4,000 question
Electric Spoofaloo: Two and a Half Watchmen (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
The Office: Golden Ticket (2009) (TV Episode)
Andy mentions it.
Up (2009)
Shady Oaks seems to reference an in-joke reference to Sophia's retirement home called Shady Pines.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.157 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $1,000 question
Have I Got News for You: Episode #37.6 (2009) (TV Episode)
David Mitchell says that Kim Jung Il looks like one of the Golden Girls.
Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List: Maggie's Bucket List (2009) (TV Episode)
Maggie mentions the show.
Road Trip: Beer Pong (2009) (Video)
"The Golden Girls" are mentioned in dialogue
Tosh.0: Skateboard Girl (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tosh
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.25 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $12,500 question
Seth & Alex's Almost Live Comedy Show (2009) (TV Short)
mentioned in dialogue
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.67 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of an $800 clue in the category "Flower Girls"
The Answer to the Lost Riddle: Prophets of the New Order (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
Scrubs: Our Couples (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.95 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $500 question
Animation Lookback: Walt Disney Animation Studios Part 8 (2010) (TV Episode)
The cast of this TV series were named Disney Legend along with Robin Williams.
The Elephant in the Living Room (2010)
Terry says he named a female lion cub Sophia like Estelle Getty on this show.
Parks and Recreation: Galentine's Day (2010) (TV Episode)
One of April's boyfriends remarks that going to the seniors' dance will "be like 'The Golden Girls.'"
RuPaul's Drag Race: Golden Gals (2010) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Death at a Funeral (2010)
Aaron mentions it was his father's favorite show in the eulogy
Saturday Night Live: Betty White/Jay-Z (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Betty White during the opening monologue
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.70 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay says the show has been remade as "Sex and the City"
Gaze (2010)
Lenora Claire mentions her Golden Gals Gone Wild art show.
Sex & the City: The Original XXX Parody (2010) (Video)
Samantha is called a reject from the Golden Girls
30 Rock: Let's Stay Together (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned in Kenneth's song
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Mac's Mom Burns Her House Down (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Saturday Night Live: Anne Hathaway/Florence and the Machine (2010) (TV Episode)
On Weekend Update, Jay Pharoah sings "Thank You for Being a Friend."
Cougar Town: When the Time Comes (2010) (TV Episode)
Golden Girl mentioned
Living Will... (2010)
mentioned in dialogue
Elvira's Movie Macabre: Untamed Women (2011) (TV Episode)
Elvira and three of her friends portray "The Golden Ghouls."
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.103 (2011) (TV Episode)
Quartet mentions Rose Nylund in a song introducing Betty White
Scream XXX: A Porn Parody (2011) (Video)
Title is referenced.
Shameful Sequels: Lake Placid 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
"They couldn't convince the woman from the Golden Girls from the first one to return."
Warehouse 13: Love Sick (2011) (TV Episode)
Claudia says, "It's like watching Golden Gossip Girls."
Being Erica: Doctor Who? (2011) (TV Episode)
Jenny compares Erica's grandmother's Fort Lauderdale condo complex to the show.
An Idiot Abroad: Whale Watching (2011) (TV Episode)
Karl asks, "Is this like the Eskimo version of Golden Girls?"
Bum Reviews: Paranormal Activity 3 (2011) (TV Episode)
"Help! I'm under attack by The Golden Girls!"
New Girl: Naked (2011) (TV Episode)
Nick and Schmite talk about Betty White and the rest of the main characters
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.19 (2012) (TV Episode)
It being a prequel to "The Golden Palace" is mentioned.
House M.D.: Man of the House (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Conan: The Douche Who Lost His Bag (2012) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned while introducing Betty White
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.103 (2012) (TV Episode)
a fake promo depicts a remake of the show with male celebrities in the lead roles
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.117 (2012) (TV Episode)
an audience member asks whether Betty White would rather do one more episode of the show or "Mary Tyler Moore"
Happily Divorced: Newman vs. Newman (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Judi
New Girl: Kids (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jess.
Mad: Betty White & the Huntsman/Ancient Greek Mythbusters (2012) (TV Episode)
Betty White was mentioned being in this show.
Madea's Witness Protection (2012)
Joe is talking with Barbara about the three nurses named Blanche, Rose, and Dorothy.
RiffTrax Live: Manos - The Hands of Fate (2012)
"This pretty much happens everyday on the set for Golden Girls."
Sullivan & Son: How Carol Got Her Groove Back (2012) (TV Episode)
Jack says that Carol looks like one of the "Golden Girls".
6 Bullets (2012)
Strip joint is named Golden Girl
Hunting Season: Episode #1.3 (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced in a conversation about dating.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.194 (2012) (TV Episode)
Ross talks about the show.
The Falls (2012)
RJ confuses "The Golden Girls" with Sex and the City when Rodney is telling Chris and RJ about the films he can offer to show them.
Movie 43 (2013)
Referenced by Neil (segment "Veronica")
Portlandia: Missionaries (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
DVD-R Hell: Deception of a Generation: Part 1 (2013) (TV Episode)
Phil mentions this show as a show that girls can relate to.
30 Rock: A Goon's Deed in a Weary World (2013) (TV Episode)
a still from the show appears during Kenneth's closing song
Guys with Kids: Gary's Idea (2013) (TV Episode)
Chris says he marathoned through some "Golden Girls" episodes and later remixes the theme song at the college party.
The Trouble with Barry (2013)
Shane's house is always denoted by a brief shot of the "Golden Girls" home exterior, accompanied by sound-alike intro music.
2 Broke Girls: And the Big Hole (2013) (TV Episode)
Sophie makes a reference to this tv show
Saturday Night Live: Ben Affleck/Kanye West (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Seth on Weekend Update
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.76 (2013) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions the show by name.
Nebraska (2013)
Audio heard while the family is watching TV
WWE Raw: Episode #21.27 (2013) (TV Episode)
Triple H mentions this show by name
Orange Is the New Black: Lesbian Request Denied (2013) (TV Episode)
Older female prison inmates are referred to as the Golden Girls.
Orange Is the New Black: WAC Pack (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.182 (2013) (TV Episode)
the show is mentioned as a correct answer in a clip from "Hollywood Game Night"
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.118 (2013) (TV Episode)
Ross mentions the show by name.
When Jews Were Funny (2013)
mentioned by Gilbert Gottfried in his discussion of Jewish characters; he also mentions Bea Arthur and Estelle Getty
Wander Over Yonder (2013) (TV Series)
Sylvia is a "Zbornak", a direct reference to Bea Arthur's character
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.3 (2013) (TV Episode)
CeeLo Green sings part of the show's theme song
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.27 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jayma Mays says that the show was her favorite when she was growing up
Clarence (2013) (TV Series)
Clarence says they can watch the show on his big screen TV at his slumber party.
Duck Dynasty: Life of Si (2014) (TV Episode)
Jep Robinson and Jase Robinson both mention this television show by name
WWE Raw: Episode #22.5 (2014) (TV Episode)
During the Cody Rhodes and Goldust vs. WWE Tag Team Champions The New Age Outlaws (Road Dogg and Billy Gun) steal cage match via pinball or submission only for the WWE Tag Team Championships, Jerry "The King" Lawler mentions this television show by name
Date and Switch (2014)
"Pay-Per-View" band sings the theme song
RuPaul's Drag Race: RuPaul's Big Opening: Part 1 (2014) (TV Episode)
Items inspired by the show are assigned to one of the queens.
Worst Cooks in America: Scratching the Surface (2014) (TV Episode)
Joe mentions Blanche and the Golden Girls
RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked!: RuPaul's Big Opening: Part 1 (2014) (TV Episode)
Contestant Benjamin Putnam is given The Golden Girls (1985) as inspiration for a runway look.
Looking: Looking Glass (2014) (TV Episode)
Patrick and Agustín talk about having marathon viewings of the show and Patrick later watches it. The theme song also plays over the closing credits.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.41 (2014) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions the show by name.
Brows Held High: Tiny Furniture (2014) (TV Episode)
"They're not Golden Girls, not Gossip Girls, not New Girl..."
Hot in Cleveland: Stayin' Alive (2014) (TV Episode)
''Oh, the way Rue McClanahan was the funny one on "The Golden Girls."
RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked!: Drag Queens of Comedy (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Trinity during her stand-up routine.
About a Boy: About a Poker Night (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
RuPaul's Drag Race: Countdown to the Crown (2014) (TV Episode)
Benjamin Putnam's The Golden Girls (1985) runway is shown and discussed.
Robot Chicken: Snarfer Image (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
22 Jump Street (2014)
Mercedes alludes to Blanche Devereaux doing heroin on this show.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.106 (2014) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions the show by name.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.107 (2014) (TV Episode)
The show is mentioned by name.
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Kunal Nayyar (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced in "Scenes from a Hat"
A Merry Friggin' Christmas (2014)
Boyd painted Bea Arthur over and over because of his love for this show.
The Chase: Episode #4.2 (2014) (TV Episode)
Question subject.
Bones: The Mutilation of the Master Manipulator (2014) (TV Episode)
Agent Aubrey called the victim's neighbors the "Golden Girls".
Jeopardy!: Episode #31.73 (2014) (TV Episode)
Answer to question in the TV Roomates category.
Mondays! (2014) (Short)
Character references series
Looking: Looking for Gordon Freeman (2015) (TV Episode)
Agustín suggests the gang dress as the "golden ghouls" for Halloween.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Christina Aguilera/Jeff Probst/Kid Rock (2015) (TV Episode)
Christina Aguilera does an impression of Shakira singing the theme song, and Jimmy joins in
Danny Collins (2015)
Danny mentions the "Golden Girls" that were sitting in the front row at his concert.
Teen Titans Go!: Oil Drums (2015) (TV Episode)
Raven wants to watch Golden Girls
Veep: Tehran (2015) (TV Episode)
Ben describes Doyle as "the last surviving Golden Girl".
Baby Daddy: What Happens in Vegas (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Nostalgia Critic: Hocus Pocus (2015) (TV Episode)
"It's like if Golden Girls were Goth Girls."
EastEnders: Episode dated 9 November 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
Ronnie says to Roxy, "I always thought that we'd end up like two old ladies in The Golden Girls."
The Chase Australia: Episode #1.62 (2015) (TV Episode)
Brydon Coverdale is asked a question about what decade The Golden Girls star Betty White was born in during the Final Chase.
Worst Cooks in America: Getting Stuffed (2016) (TV Episode)
Taylor mentions the set of The Golden Girls while blanching vegetables
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Ray Romano/Lucy Hale/Brandi Carlile (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy during the Thank You Notes segment
EastEnders: Episode #1.5213 (2016) (TV Episode)
Vincent says of Sharon, Kathy and Shirley, "More like the Golden Girls."
Supernatural: Into the Mystic (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Donald Trump's The Art of the Deal: The Movie (2016) (TV Movie)
Mentioned during the closing credits in the theme song (Some people make TV shows like "Golden Girls"...)
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Clive Owen/Nia Vardalos/Jimmy Carr (2016) (TV Episode)
Jimmy mentions the series as Nia Vardalos recalls meeting Rue McClanahan
Robot Chicken: Western Hay Batch (2016) (TV Episode)
Shady Pines seen
Too Much TV: Episode #1.17 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in relation to Bea Arthur.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Ascension (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
500 Questions: Episode #2.3 (2016) (TV Episode)
correct answer in "Acclaimed TV Shows" category
To Tell the Truth: Iliza Shlesinger (2016) (TV Episode)
Anthony Anderson says the new "Golden Girls" are Betty White and his mama
Who's Doing the Dishes?: Deena Payne (2016) (TV Episode)
The contestants sing the show's theme song.
The Great Indoors: You Don't Know Jack (2016) (TV Episode)
Brooke wonders what Clark is supposed to look and she thinks he is the 5th Golden Girl
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #15.82 (2016) (TV Episode)
Included as possible answer to question.
The Goldbergs: Han Ukkah Solo (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned that Bea Arthur appears in the Star Wars holiday special.
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show: Howie Mandel/Laurie Hernandez/Stephen 'tWitch' Boss (2017) (TV Episode)
Ellen mentions action figures of the Golden Girls.
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: Will Scarsdale Like Josh's Shayna Punim? (2017) (TV Episode)
Rebecca mentions the show by name.
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.104 (2017) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Emmy-Winning Women" category
Talking with Chris Hardwick: Cast of "Silicon Valley" (2017) (TV Episode)
Chris Hardwick says he would have loved to have acted in the show.
Saturday Night Live: Chris Pine/LCD Soundsystem (2017) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned and part of theme tune sung in Couples Game Night sketch.
Hollywood Darlings: The Luke Perry Incident (2017) (TV Episode)
Jodie suggests a reboot of "Golden Girls".
Talking with Chris Hardwick: Cast of "Orange Is the New Black" (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as the inspiration for the name of one of the "tribes" the female inmates on "Orange Is the New Black" are divided into.
Hollywood Game Night: Veep vs. The Walking Dead (2017) (TV Episode)
Used as an answer or clue in one of the games
RiffTrax Live: Summer Shorts Beach Party (2017) (Video)
"And thank you." Frank: "(Singing) For being a friend!"
The Cinema Snob: Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (2017) (TV Episode)
"This is just like that episode where Sophia shot Dorothy's ex-husband Stan."
Half in the Bag: IT (1990) and IT (2017) (2017) (TV Episode)
photo still of The Golden Girls cast appears when Jay mentions Stephen King's The Golden Years
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: The Cast of 'Will & Grace'/Colin Jost/Bruce Bozzi Jr./Billie Joe Armstrong (2017) (TV Episode)
Jimmy mentions that all of the principal cast won Emmys
Talking Dead: The Damned (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Norman Reedus.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Bad Beat (2017) (TV Episode)
Capt. Holt says, "I call this hand 'The Golden Girls.'"
Trolls Holiday (2017) (TV Short)
Branch sings the first lyric of the theme song before being cut off by a depressed Poppy.
The Rubin Report: Satire, Multiculturalism, and His Twitter Ban: YouTube Week (2017) (TV Episode)
Dave Rubin says he has Golden Girls Clue.
The Goldbergs: The Goldberg Girls (2018) (TV Episode)
Mentioned several times throughout the episode

Featured in 

The 44th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1987) (TV Special)
Comic Relief (1991) (TV Special)
A clip is shown
Disney Through the Decades (2001) (Video)
NBC 75th Anniversary Special (2002) (TV Special)
The Golden Girls: Their Greatest Moments (2003) (TV Movie)
Clips from the show are featured throughout this special.
Screenwipe: Screenwipe USA (2006) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
The 60th Primetime Emmy Awards (2008) (TV Special)
Brief clip of opening titles during Josh Groban's salute to TV theme songs.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.51 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Betty White's career
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The American/Going the Distance/Machete (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown while Ellen summarizes George Clooney's movie career
25 Greatest TV Characters of All Time (2010) (TV Movie)
Rose Nylund is #15.
De wereld draait door: Episode #6.118 (2011) (TV Episode)
A fragment featuring Bea Arthur, Betty White and Rue McClanahan is shown.
St. Vincent (2014)
Seen on TV at Vincent's home.
Greatest Ever Sitcoms (2014) (TV Movie)
Number 35 in the Countdown
Conan: Quentin Tarantino/Yves Rossy & Vince Reffett/Lil Dicky Featuring Rich Homie Quan (2016) (TV Episode)
Scene of Quentin Tarantino as an Elvis Presley impersonator was shown.
The Eighties: Raised on Television (2016) (TV Episode)
clips shown
The Goldbergs: The Goldberg Girls (2018) (TV Episode)
Title card shown in beginning of episode. Theme song is heard.

Spoofed in 

Bob Hope Lampoons the New TV Scene (1986) (TV Movie)
The TV series is spoofed.
The Facts of Life: Golden Oldies (1988) (TV Episode)
The plot is a spoof of this series.
Stay Tuned (1992)
1996 MTV Movie Awards (1996) (TV Special)
The Golden Girls in Clueless
Robot Chicken: Cracked China (2006) (TV Episode)
The Golden Girls share their sexual escapades a la Sex and the City
The Golden Girls: A XXX MILF Parody (2010) (Video)
Porn parody.
Stevie TV: Golden Girls (2013) (TV Episode)
"Lena Dunham's Golden Girls"
This Ain't the Golden Girls XXX (2015) (Video)
Porn parody of this TV show.
Family Guy: Passenger Fatty-Seven (2017) (TV Episode)
Intro sequence spoofed while by Lois while watching TV.

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