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.

When the girls find out Blanche's leather jacket was donated to a local homeless shelter, they decide to spend the night there to find the jacket and retrieve their winning lottery ticket in the pocket. They eventually find the jacket and the lottery ticket. What do they do with the ticket?

They donate it to the homeless shelter.
Episode 8 - Brother, Can You Spare That Jacket?

When Dorothy's high school friend Trudy McCann comes to visit, Dorothy challenges her to a competitive game of tennis. While they're playing on the court, what happens to Trudy?

Trudy falls dead.
Episode 19 - Till Death Do We Volley

Dorothy comes under a lot of stress from dealing with the strain of her job and her mother getting married to Max Weinstock, a man Sophia was at odds with for 40 years. What unhealthy habit did Dorothy used to have that she takes up again?

Smoking
Episode 7 - Sophia's Wedding, Part 2

Rose told the girls that a St. Olaf motor coach company built a car called the Fenderhooven Rocket, but it never got off the ground due to bad promotion. She said it was the first car to run on free fuel. How was it powered?

It was totally powered by cow manure.
Episode 7 - Sophia's Wedding, Part 2
Rose: I think a lot of people were turned off by the ad - a cow sitting on a gas tank reading the Farmer's Almanac.

Rose's beau Ernie Faber asks her to go away with him for a romantic weekend. While on their getaway, Ernie says he has a problem that Rose should know about, but it's not easy for a man to say. He hoped their little vacation would help. What does Ernie confide in Rose?

He's impotent.
Episode 13 - The Impotence of Being Ernest

After being sexually rejected multiple times by her college crush Ham Lushbough, Blanche angrily confronts him during a dinner date and storms out of the restaurant. When Ham comes to the house to explain why he turned her down, what does Blanche learn?

After telling her he didn't want to repeat the terrible night they had in college, Blanche realizes Ham spent the night with her sister Virginia.
Episode 3 - The One That Got Away

Dorothy hosts a high school reunion party at the house, but she's racked with guilt because she feels responsible for her friend Trudy McMann's death. After she tells the guests how Trudy passed earlier that morning while they were playing tennis, the doorbell rings. Who's the surprise guest?

Trudy McMann. She faked her death as a practical joke.
Episode 19 - Till Death Do We Volley

When Sophia and Max return from their honeymoon, they stay with the girls because they don't have a place to live. After three weeks, the new living arrangement is frustrating, so Sophia and Max look for their own place. They end up leasing a rundown concession stand on the beach. Why?

They decide to reopen their old business - a pizza-knish stand.
Episode 7 - Sophia's Wedding, Part 2

Rose tells the girls she's participating in the Be a Pal program; each week she spends quality time with a motherless girl. Which Golden Girl volunteers to participate in the program with Rose?

Blanche
Episode 14 - Love Me Tender
Blanche: Nothing would be more satisfying than to be of loving service to a lonely, motherless child. Of course, I'll have to see pictures of her father before I commit.

Rose and her beau Ernie Faber finally reach an intimate, sexual relationship. Ernie expresses his appreciation to Rose saying he overcame his impotence because of her warmth and understanding. After he thanks her for all she's done, what shocking news does he reveal to her?

He's still in love with his ex-wife and wants to reunite with her.
Episode 13 - The Impotence of Being Ernest

Blanche is excited because she's expecting a visit from her younger brother Clayton. Rose says they should lay out the welcome mat, but Blanche says they don't have one. Why does Rose believe they do?

Dorothy says there's one at the foot of Blanche's bed.
Episode 9 - Scared Straight

After faking her death as a practical joke during a tennis match with Dorothy, Trudy McMann makes a surprise appearance at Dorothy's high school reunion party. Sophia, Rose, and Blanche tell Trudy she should apologize to Dorothy because her prank was cruel. When they enter Dorothy's bedroom, what are they surprised to see?

Dorothy's in bed with Trudy's husband Jack. She's playing a practical joke to get back at Trudy for faking her death.
Episode 19 - Till Death Do We Volley

As Max and Sophia are preparing for the grand opening of their pizza-knish stand in time for the beach festival, they both come down with colds. Dorothy, Blanche, and Rose agree to run the stand. When Sophia goes to the boardwalk to check on the girls, they aren't making many sells. What does she do?

She yells "Shark!" to get people out of the water so they can start buying food.
Episode 7 - Sophia's Wedding, Part 2

After waiting half an hour, Dorothy's blind date Eddie finally arrives, and he doesn't seem interested at all. Dorothy returns home the next morning describing how terrible the date was, but she'll continue seeing Eddie. What does Dorothy confess to Rose as to why she's still seeing him?

She and Eddie are having a purely sexual relationship; he's the greatest lover she's ever had.
Episode 14 - Love Me Tender

Which Golden Girl's zodiac sign is Leo?

Dorothy
Episode 10 - Stan Takes a Wife
Dorothy: I'm a Leo, we're all very sure of ourselves.

As volunteers of the Be a Pal program, Blanche and Rose take their mentees Jackie and Marla shopping. The young girls ask Blanche and Rose to hold their bags while they toss pennies into the water fountain. When Blanche and Rose exit a clothing store, the alarm goes off. What happened?

Jackie and Marla used Blanche and Rose as scapegoats for the stolen merchandise in their shopping bags.
Episode 14 - Love Me Tender

The names "Jackie and Marla" were used before in an earlier season when Blanche and Dorothy mentioned their hair stylists. (Season 2, Episode 10 - Love, Rose)

Sophia tells Dorothy she dreamed her husband Salvadore spoke to her.

"I'm sitting in the living room, and the clock strikes 9. Then the bell rings. It's your father in his fedora. He always wore a fedora on Saturday. He walks towards me, reaches out his hand and says, "Sophia, you can come now. There's room for you now.""

What does this mean to Sophia?

Sophia thinks she's dying at 9'oclock on Saturday.
Episode 9 - Scared Straight

After Dorothy, Blanche, and Rose have a successful day running Max and Sophia's new pizza-knish stand, the girls receive a phone call informing them of bad news about the concession stand. What happened?

The stand burned down due to a faulty coil in the pizza oven.
Episode 7 - Sophia's Wedding, Part 2

Dorothy is guilted by Sophia to end her strictly sexual relationship with Eddie. She tells Blanche and Rose it won't be easy because he has a strange hold over her. Blanche and Rose agree to be moral support and help her break up with him, but what happens when Eddie arrives at the house?

Blanche and Rose find Eddie absolutely irresistible...and so does Sophia.
Episode 14 - Love Me Tender

Sophia's having a drink in a piano bar and makes a request to hear It's a Small World. What famous African American R&B singer sang a soulful rendition of this song for her? (Hint: His well-known hits were Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake) and Jam Tonight.)

Freddie Jackson
Episode 16 - Two Rode Together