The Golden Girls Trivia: Season 4

Did Blanche and Sophia date the same man? Is Bob Hope really Rose's father? What is Dorothy's favorite cuisine? Test your Golden Girls knowledge of season four.

In the fourth season of The Golden Girls, the good times and shenanigans are plenty...and so are the romantic escapades! Blanche refuses to be defeated by any woman when it comes to a man, Rose is sincerely pure-hearted and enjoys the simple things in life, Sophia gets more accomplished in one day by herself than all the girls combined, and Dorothy is learning to move on from her ex-husband Stan and try new relationships. How much detail do you know about how the girls handled these topics? See how many of these trivia questions you can answer.

Sophia receives a phone call that her best friend Esther Weinstock from Brooklyn, NY has passed. She wants to attend the funeral, but she despises Esther's husband Max and refuses to have any contact with him. Why does Sophia feel this way?

Max and Sophia's husband Salvadore were business partners. Max told Sophia that he gambled away the profits, and they lost the business. Sophia never forgave him.
Episode 6 - Sophia's Wedding, Part 1

As producer of the ladies' auxiliary hospital variety show, Dorothy finally agrees to let Sophia's boyfriend Seymour be an act because everyone else is terrible. While Seymour is performing a disappearing act with Sophia as his assistant, she steps into the magic box. Who appears when the door is opened?

Bob Hope
Episode 17 - You Gotta Have Hope

When Sophia takes the girls to her hairstylist Eduardo, he tells them, "After Eduardo does a woman's hair, the years melt away. She is transformed into a breathtaking, sensuous, vivacious goddess of beauty." When he's done styling their hair and makes a grand reveal of each girl's new hairstyle, why are they disappointed?

Their new hairstyles look exactly like Sophia's.
Episode 23 - Rites of Spring

Blanche is stood up four times by Tom Gallagher before she meets a charming man at a bar named John Quinn. They have great conversation, and Blanche gives him her phone number. When John arrives at the house for their first date, what does Blanche learn about him that she didn't notice when she met him?

He's blind.
Episode 12 - The Blind Date

Rose gets approved to run an unauthorized chapter of the Elvis Presley fan club, but Blanche serves as president of the club while Rose is secretary. Why?

Blanche lied and said she slept with Elvis.
Episode 6 - Sophia's Wedding, Part 1

Sophia and Dorothy fly to Brooklyn, NY to attend Esther Weinstock's funeral; Esther's husband Max that Sophia despises is there also. Sophia and Max finally have a conversation after 40 years of not speaking to each other. What does Max confess to Sophia?

He confesses it was Salvadore's fault that they lost the pizza-knish stand, but Max took the blame to save Sophia and Salvadore's marriage.
Episode 6 - Sophia's Wedding, Part 1

The girls decide to invest $3,000 in a certificate of deposit. Rose is tasked with going to the bank, but she's called in early for work, so she asks Sophia to go in her place. What does Sophia do with their money?

She makes a deal with a guy she met at a bus stop and "invests" their money in a middleweight prizefighter named Kid Pepe.
Episode 18 - Fiddler On the Ropes

Rose comes home and excitedly announces to the girls that she's picked up their weekly lottery tickets. To win, the ticket holder needs three matching symbols. Which Golden Girl's ticket revealed three palm trees for a prize of $10,000?

Episode 8 - Brother, Can You Spare That Jacket?

At the close of their first meeting of the Elvis Presley fan club, Rose and Blanche present to the club members a genuine Elvis Presley artifact. What is it?

A partially eaten pork chop
Episode 6 - Sophia's Wedding, Part 1
Blanche: Well, that about concludes the first meeting of the Hunk-A Hunk-A Burning Love fan club, but before we adjourn, our secretary has a real special surprise. A genuine Elvis artifact!
Rose: It's a partially eaten pork chop. He had beautiful teeth, didn't he?
Dorothy: This has to be a fake. I mean, Elvis would never have left this much meat on a pork chop.
Blanche: Dorothy, you're out of the club! Meeting is adjourned. Thank you, ladies. See you next week. Thank you for coming. Well, I hope you're not too upset over this, Dorothy.
Dorothy: I've just been thrown out of an unauthorized Elvis fan club. I'll try to pick up the pieces and go on with my life. I mean, there must be a support group for people like me.

Dorothy and Rose coach a youth football team, and Rose is adamant the team can't win without their star player Billy Haskell. Unfortunately, Billy is underweight by two pounds and doesn't qualify to play in the upcoming big game. What does Rose do in an attempt to make him eligible?

She gives him a heavy book to put under his jersey so he can make weight.
Episode 12 - The Blind Date

Sophia and Max Weinstock finally makeup after being at odds for 40 years. Max comes to visit Sophia in Miami, and the girls are shocked to find them in bed together. When Dorothy confronts her mother, what surprising news does Sophia announce?

She and Max are getting married.
Episode 6 - Sophia's Wedding, Part 1

Blanche cancels a date with John Quinn to go out with Tom Gallagher, a man who constantly stands her up. Dorothy and Rose are shocked she'd dismiss a great guy like John. Blanche says it wouldn't work with John because he's blind, but what is the real reason she's hesitant about dating him?

She's used to attracting men with her looks, and she doesn't know what John likes about her physically because he's blind.
Episode 12 - The Blind Date

The girls agree to be the managers for middleweight prizefighter Kid Pepe. Sophia insists he stays with them for a week until his next fight, but he runs away. They look through his belongings and find an address to an old office building. What is he doing when they find him?

Playing the violin. He's practicing with his coach to prepare for his audition for the Juilliard School of Music.
Episode 18 - Fiddler On the Ropes

After the girls learn they're holding a winning lottery ticket, Blanche puts the ticket in the pocket of her new aviator jacket for safekeeping. They return home after a celebratory dinner, frantically searching for the jacket but to no avail. What happened to the jacket?

Before they left for dinner, Sophia accidentally gave it to the thrift shop worker who came to pick up items for donations.
Episode 8 - Brother, Can You Spare That Jacket?

When Sophia receives an envelope from her cousin Vito in Sicily, she's nervous and scared when she sees what's inside. What's in the envelope and what does it mean?

A black feather. It means Sophia is supposed to carry out a vendetta.
Episode 13 - The Impotence of Being Ernest
Sophia: Oh, from Sicily. A gift from cousin Vito.
Dorothy: A feather. That's a message of some kind, isn't it?
Sophia: What are you babbling about?
Dorothy: Don't play dumb with me, Ma. Everything from Sicily means something. A black rose means a family member is dying. A white carnation means a newborn is on the way. A dead rabbit means, "My husband knows. Get out of town"."
Rose: Knows what?
Dorothy: The score to South Pacific, Rose.

What is the name of Dorothy's high school best friend that she played tennis with, and they constantly played practical jokes on each other?

Trudy McMann
Episode 19 - Till Death Do We Volley

Prizefighter Kid Pepe wants to attend the Juilliard School of Music to play the violin; he's auditioning after his next fight. The dilemma is if he fights, he could injure his hands and can't audition. If he doesn't fight, the girls lose their investment money. What do they tell him to do?

They tell Kid Pepe to "take a dive" or throw the fight to protect his hands by not using them.
Episode 18 - Fiddler On the Ropes

The girls go to the thrift shop to retrieve Blanche's new leather jacket that was accidentally donated by Sophia; their winning lottery ticket is in the pocket. They find the jacket, but to their dismay, they can't get it. Dubbed the "King of Pop", what world-famous singer, songwriter, and dancer got the jacket before they could?

Michael Jackson
Episode 8 - Brother, Can You Spare That Jacket?

Which Golden Girl played tennis when she was in high school?

Episode 19 - Till Death Do We Volley

Rose is dating Ernie Faber, a corporate attorney she met at the counseling center. Blanche is convinced something is wrong with him. After dating Ernie for a month, the girls notice Rose is a little depressed. What does she say is the problem?

Ernie hasn't once approached her about a sexual relationship.
Episode 13 - The Impotence of Being Ernest
Dorothy: Rose, honey, is something wrong?
Rose: No. I’m just a little depressed.
Dorothy: Oh, come on now, Rose. If there’s something wrong, you can tell us. Is it about Ernie?
Blanche: He’s lousy in bed. I knew it! I knew there was something wrong with him!
Rose: No, he’s not lousy. Well, I don’t think he is.
Blanche: Well, either he is, or he isn’t.
Rose: Well, I’m sure he’s not. Of course, I have no proof that he’s not, but still he’s not. I think.
Blanche: I don’t get it.
Sophia: Neither does Rose.
Blanche: You mean you’ve been seeing him for over a month, and you two haven’t done it?
Rose: He hasn’t made one move. Of course, there was the time we were out to dinner, and I thought he was coming on a little strong all of a sudden, but it turned out he was looking for his napkin under the table.