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.

TRUE OR FALSE: Rose said she had an imaginary friend named David who lived in the oven.

Episode 12 - The Custody Battle
Rose: I had an imaginary friend, but he'd never tell me his name.

Rose's daughter and granddaughter bring Blanche and Dorothy a gift when they come to visit: a maple syrup, honey, brown sugar, molasses, Rice Krispie log - an extremely sweet dessert and according to Rose's daughter, very popular in Minnesota. What does Dorothy say she's going to do with hers?

"It's a log. I'm going to burn it." - Dorothy
Episode 16 - The Truth Will Out

Dorothy, Blanche, and Rose enroll in tap dancing lessons. Unfortunately, Dorothy starts experiencing pain in her foot after class one day. When she goes to the doctor to get her foot examined, what does he tell her?

She needs surgery for a small tumor she's had for about 20 years, a condition called Morton's Neuroma.
Episode 18 - The Operation
Sophia: Now, what did the doctor really say?
Dorothy: He said I have to have surgery.
Rose: Surgery? For what?
Dorothy: For kicks, Rose! No, I have a condition called Morton's Neuroma.
Blanche: Oh! I think I had that once. How the heck did you ever catch it in your foot?

The girls have a yard sale to raise money for a new tv, but they can't part with anything because of sentimental value. Sophia can't part with her pitcher, Blanche can't separate from her Elvis Presley salt and pepper shakers, and Dorothy refuses to sell her hockey stick. What was Rose's item?

A teddy bear named Mr. Longfellow
Episode 23 - Blind Ambitions

Which Golden Girl scored three third row center concert tickets for Frank Sinatra because she had a connection to Tina Sinatra?

Episode 20 - Adult Education
Dorothy: Ma, how in the world did you get these?
Sophia: Easy. I called Frank. I told you I had connections.
Rose: You know Frank Sinatra?
Sophia: No, Frank Caravicci, from the fish market. He's always been good to me. Never a bad piece of cod. He knows Frank.
Blanche: Sinatra?
Sophia: No! Frank Tortoni, the dry cleaner. Tina's third cousin once removed.
Dorothy: Tina Tortoni?
Sophia: Tina Sinatra!

TRUE OR FALSE: When she was a child, Rose got a lamb for her birthday and dressed it in a bonnet and matching booties.

False. It was a puppy.
Episode 23 - Blind Ambitions

Rose invites her beau Al Beatty to spend an intimate night with her at the house. She hopes he's quiet during sex, and wants him to leave in the morning when the girls are gone playing golf. Why is she hesitant about him staying the night?

She's never let a man spend the night before.
Episode 15 - In a Bed of Rose's

Which Golden Girl had a slight speech impediment in elementary school and was afraid to speak in class?

Episode 20 - Adult Education

Which Golden Girl was sexually harassed by a man wearing a corset and high heels?

Episode 20 - Adult Education

When the girls attend the Best Friend of the Friends of Good Health award dinner, Dorothy, Blanche, and Rose are all sick with the flu. Which Golden Girl bribed a waiter to pretend to be her date because she couldn't get anyone to go with her?

Episode 21 - The Flu

Where does Blanche work?

A museum
Episode 1 - Pilot (The Golden Girls)

When Blanche sees the signup sheet at the bowling alley for the upcoming doubles tournament, she discovers Rose dumped her as a partner. Who does Rose sign up with without their knowledge?

Dorothy. When Sophia reveals that Dorothy's bowling game average score is 180, Rose secretly dumps Blanche for Dorothy.
Episode 7 - The Competition

How long was Dorothy married to her ex-husband Stanley, and why did their marriage end?

They were married for 38 years before Stanley left her for a young stewardess he met on a business trip to Hawaii.
Episode 1 - Pilot (The Golden Girls)

TRUE OR FALSE: Rose tells Dorothy and Blanche she had multiple orgasms during her first night with Charlie.

Episode 22 - Job Hunting
Rose: That first time, did you have...?
Blanche: Are you serious? Why many times that first time. Many, many times!
Rose: You did?
Blanche: You didn't?
Rose: No! Oh, it was nice. Being near Charlie was nice, but it was 5 years before I knew what made your eyes go back in your head. Dorothy, did you have...?
Dorothy: How could I? I mean, it always seemed to happen before I was in the room.

The girls often did charity work and participated in fundraisers for various organizations. Which Golden Girl worked with the senior citizens, put in time at the daycare center, and was the volunteer dummy for the firemen's CPR class?

Episode 21 - The Flu

When the very young and handsome jazzercise instructor Dirk invites Blanche to dinner, she goes overboard to make herself look younger and more desirable. During their date, she's disappointed because they don't have anything in common. She also finds out why Dirk asked her out. What did he tell her?

Blanche reminds him of his mother.
Episode 9 - Blanche and the Younger Man
Dirk: I really like being with you.
Blanche: Well, thank you, Dirk.
Dirk: I like the way you sound and the way you look.
Blanche: Why, thank you, Dirk!
Dirk: You remind me of my mother. She lives in Seattle, and I haven't seen her for about three years. But when I'm with you, I kind of feel like I'm home...with Mom.

Rose starts dating a psychiatrist at the grief center, Dr. Jonathan Newman. Dorothy and Blanche are excited about meeting him, but Rose is hesitant because she doesn't want them to say or do anything to embarrass him. Why is Rose reluctant about the girls meeting him?

Jonathan is a little person/dwarf.
Episode 13 - A Little Romance

TRUE OR FALSE: Rose temporarily moved to Chicago to take care of her blind sister Lily.

Episode 23 - Blind Ambitions

How does Blanche say her late husband George died?

He died in a car accident; a wrong-way driver hit him head on.
Episode 15 - In a Bed of Rose's

Blanche tells the girls about a secret relationship she had in high school with a young man named Benjamin who asked her to the senior prom. "Now you have to understand that in those days in the south, a lot of things were still taboo. Certain people were not to mix."

TRUE OR FALSE: Blanche went to her senior prom with a black boy.

False: He was a Yankee from New Jersey.
Episode 13 - A Little Romance
Dorothy: And it's terrible to think that the two of you were almost kept apart just because Benjamin was black.
Blanche: Black? Benjamin wasn't black. He was from New Jersey. I went to my senior prom with a Yankee!
Dorothy: A Yankee? That is incredible! And to think they made a movie about that deadbeat Gandhi while there's a story like this that hasn't been told.