The Golden Girls Trivia: Season 1

Grab some friends and gather around a cheesecake! Test your knowledge on Dorothy, Blanche, Rose, and Sophia to see how much you know about their beginnings.

In the first season of The Golden Girls, we learn a lot about these four mature women like how they met, what they do for a living, and even meet some of their family members. We get to know their distinct personalities as they tackle daily life issues as senior citizens. We tag along on their dates, and we're tickled pink during their humorously entertaining shenanigans. How much do you know about the infancy of this iconic show? See how many of these trivia questions you can answer.

Based on the pilot episode, in what order do we meet the Golden Girls?

Dorothy, Rose, Blanche, and Sophia
Episode 1 - Pilot (The Golden Girls)

TRUE OR FALSE: Rose once told the girls a teacup pig saved her life. His name was Larry, and he walked to school with her everyday on a leash she made out of kite string.

False. It was a mouse.
Episode 17 - Nice and Easy

What card game have Dorothy and Sophia played for 30 years, and Dorothy has never won a game?

Gin Rummy
Episode 3 - Rose the Prude

How does Rose say her late husband Charlie died?

He had a heart attack while he and Rose were making love.
Episode 10 - The Heart Attack

What is the name of the girls' cook featured in the pilot episode?

Episode 1 - Pilot (The Golden Girls)

This was his first and only appearance on the show.

What popular dessert do the girls often bond over while having conversation?

Episode 25 - The Way We Met

When Rose's beau Arnie asks her to go on a cruise with him to the Bahamas, why is Rose hesitant about going?

She hasn't been sexually intimate with a man since her late husband Charlie.
Episode 3 - Rose the Prude
Rose: I haven't...been with a man in that special way since Charlie died.
Blanche: Get out of here.
Rose: It's true. Charlie was the only lover I ever had, and my first time was on our wedding night.
Blanche: Get out of here!
Dorothy: Oh, back off Blanche! Not all of us are classified by the Navy as a friendly port.

How did Dorothy and Rose first meet?

They both answered an ad in the supermarket to share Blanche's house.
Episode 1 - Pilot (The Golden Girls)

What is the name of Blanche's family's house?

Twin Oaks
Episode 24 - Big Daddy

What does Dorothy do for a living?

She's a substitute teacher.
Episode 1 - Pilot (The Golden Girls)

When Blanche gushes to the girls about her beau Harry, she says he's very gallant, a perfect gentleman, a great dancer, and doesn't make noise when he chews. She also says he doesn't talk loud at the movies, doesn't take his own pulse, and that he's still interested in what?

Episode 1 - Pilot (The Golden Girls)

When Blanche first meets Rose, she's posting a notice in the supermarket about renting her house. Why is Rose looking for a place to stay?

Her landlord put her out because the new owners of the building didn't allow cats. Rose wasn't willing to part with her cat, Mr. Peepers.
Episode 25 - The Way We Met

Which Golden Girl believes her bosom has the power to make music?

Blanche 😉
Episode 25 - The Way We Met

Where is Rose from?

St. Olaf, Minnesota
Episode 20 - Adult Education

Rose also mentions a city called Little Falls. (Episode 8 - The Break-In)

What is Blanche's father's nickname?

Big Daddy
Episode 24 - Big Daddy
Blanche: Girls! My father's coming! Big Daddy's coming! He just called. Oh! Big Daddy's gonna be in Miami tomorrow. I can't believe it!
Dorothy: I can't believe I know anyone who calls her father Big Daddy.

TRUE OR FALSE: When Dorothy's daughter Kate first appears on the show, she announces that she and her boyfriend Dennis are flying to the Bahamas to get married.

Episode 2 - Guess Who's Coming to the Wedding

When Blanche reveals that her beau Harry has proposed and she accepted, Rose is concerned about her and Dorothy's well-being. Why?

She worries she and Dorothy will have to find another place to live.
Episode 1 - Pilot (The Golden Girls)

As the show progresses, we very quickly learn that Sophia is hilariously witty and has quite a sharp tongue. Why does Sophia speak so freely and boldly?

According to Blanche, when Sophia had a stroke, it destroyed the part of her brain that censors what she says.
Episode 1 - Pilot (The Golden Girls)

What movie do the girls watch that scares them and keeps them up all night talking and eating cheesecake?

Episode 25 - The Way We Met

On the day of Blanche and Harry's wedding, Rose has a gut feeling something is off about Harry. Dorothy thinks Rose has a "crazy hunch", but Rose says her hunches are never wrong. Who does Rose say would still be alive if they had taken her phone call?

Mrs. Gandhi
Episode 1 - Pilot (The Golden Girls)