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.

When Rose's blind sister Lily comes to visit, Rose tells the girls Lily was the first woman ever in St. Olaf to have a pilot's license. Blanche says she and Lily have something in common, and she was the first woman ever in her hometown to have a what?

A pilot
Episode 23 - Blind Ambitions

Stanley needs Dorothy's signature on some legal papers so he can sell property they bought on their honeymoon. Sophia tells Dorothy to read first before she signs. According to Sophia, what happened to her the last time Stanley gave Dorothy papers to sign?

Sophia was put in a home.
Episode 11 - Stan's Return

Which Golden Girl said the following?

"I can not look at dead people. That's why I don't even watch the news. Every now and then they sneak a corpse in on you."

Episode 15 - In a Bed of Rose's

Blanche confirms her fear of dead people and funerals in Season 2, Episode 4 - It's a Miserable Life.

When Blanche's 20 year old niece Lucy comes to visit, Blanche is disappointed that she and the girls don't see her much the first week she's in town. Where is Lucy?

Lucy is spending the night with different men she's meeting.
Episode 17 - Nice and Easy

When her husband went off to war, which Golden Girl worked at the local United Service Organizations club (an American nonprofit-charitable corporation that provides live entertainment and other programs to members of the United States Armed Forces and their families)?

Episode 11 - Stan's Return

Dorothy's daughter Kate tells the girls how she always dreamed her wedding would be. What specific guest is she looking forward to being there, but Dorothy doesn't want to come?

Her father and Dorothy's ex-husband, Stanley
Episode 2 - Guess Who's Coming to the Wedding

Because of her fear of performing in front of groups, which Golden Girl wet her pants during a tap dancing recital when she was 5 years old?

Episode 18 - The Operation
Blanche: Oh, God, I have never told that to another living soul, Rose. You see, I thought I had overcome my fear, honey, but I just haven't and performing is a nightmare for me.
Rose: Hey, we've all got our sad stories.
Blanche: What?
Rose: Look, Blanche. We've practiced for six weeks, we've paid for our costumes, we told everybody we'd be there. Now, you're not gonna wimp out on me. You're gonna go to that recital, and if you end up in a puddle tonight, well, you just better break into "Singin' In the Rain"!

What furry little household pest did the girls once experience in their home?

A mouse
Episode 17 - Nice and Easy

Rose falls asleep one night and has a very colorful dream involving the girls, her beau Dr. Jonathan Newman, and her father. What famed psychic and one of the best-known American astrologers of the 20th century also appears in her dream?

Jeane Dixon
Episode 13 - A Little Romance

TRUE OR FALSE: Blanche auditioned for the role of Lady Macbeth for the spring production of Macbeth at the local community theater and gets the part because she slept with the director.

False. Blanche got the part of Witch Number 3.
Episode 12 - The Custody Battle

After the house is broken into, Rose is terrified and buys a gun. Blanche returns home from a date one night, and her beau Lester accidentally sets off the house alarm. Out of fear, Rose fires in the dark. What was the result?

She shoots Blanche's Chinese vase.
Episode 8 - The Break-In
Blanche: You shot my vase.
Rose: I heard footsteps and a man's voice, and the alarm went off!
Blanche: It was Lester. He accidentally set off the alarm.
Rose: Oh, I'm sorry!
Blanche: You shot my vase!
Rose: I didn't shoot Lester.
Blanche: I'd rather you shot Lester!

When Dorothy's daughter Kate and her boyfriend Dennis get married, where do they have the wedding?

The girls host the wedding at the house.
Episode 2 - Guess Who's Coming to the Wedding

Right before the doubles bowling tournament, Sophia places a side bet with Dorothy. Dorothy wants her mother's antique silver earrings if she wins. What does Sophia want if she wins?

Sophia wants Dorothy to lend her the money to fly to Sicily for the San Genero Festival with Augustine Bagatelli, a man she was once engaged to.
Episode 7 - The Competition

Dorothy and Blanche try to console Rose about her failed attempts at job hunting, and Dorothy tweaks Rose's resume to help her land a position as a hospital administrator. When Rose returns home the next day, she tells the girls she landed a job as a what?

Coffee shop waitress
Episode 22 - Job Hunting

Blanche mentions she had roommates before Dorothy and Rose moved in, two very eccentric old ladies from Minnesota. What were their weird habits?

They bathed together and flossed each other's teeth.
Episode 25 - The Way We Met

When Blanche's grandson comes to visit, the girls quickly learn he's flippant and has a smart mouth. He leaves shortly after his arrival to hang out with friends. What does Dorothy tell Rose his punishment should be when he returns?

Rose's story about handicapped farm animals
Episode 6 - On Golden Girls
Blanche: I guess I really should've given him some money.
Sophia: You should've given him a smack.
Dorothy: Ma!
Blanche: I don't believe in hitting children.
Sophia: Personally, I like to lay into a kid with a melon baller. It's got a nice weight, good balance in the hand, and it's portable.
Rose: My father used to punish us by sending us to the dairy barn to milk Alice.
Dorothy: Well, what's so terrible about that?
Rose: You had to milk Alice sitting on a stool.
Blanche: I thought you always milked a cow sitting on a stool.
Rose: No, no. Alice had to sit on a stool. You see, she was involved in this nasty plowing accident. It was during spring planting, and daddy had hitched her up to the plow 'cause poor old Toby had gotten a fever and gone deaf-
Dorothy: Rose, Rose, Rose. Sweetheart, save the story. When David comes back, tell him. That can be his punishment.

When Dorothy's boyfriend Elliott makes a pass at Blanche, Blanche is nervous about telling Dorothy. Dorothy returns home one evening from a date with Elliott, and Blanche musters the courage to tell her how Elliott put his "big, masculine arms around her tiny, little waist".

TRUE OR FALSE: Dorothy believes Blanche and immediately ends the relationship with Elliott.

False. Dorothy accuses Blanche of being jealous that Elliott chose her over Blanche.
Episode 5 - The Triangle

TRUE OR FALSE: After the house is broken into, Sophia hides all her belongings and lies that the robbers took her clothes.

Episode 8 - The Break-In
Sophia: Well, they cleaned me out. Took everything I owned. All I have is what I have on.
Rose: They took your clothes?
Sophia: My clothes, my shoes, girdle. Everything. Thank God I'm insured.
Dorothy: Ma, why in the world would they want your clothes?
Sophia: Who knows? Short girl robber, travels a lot, likes drip-dry. It's ok. I'm thrilled. I hated my clothes. I need new clothes.

When asked if she makes noise during sex, which Golden Girl replied with the following?

"No, I guess I always felt it wasn't very ladylike."

Episode 15 - In a Bed of Rose's

Which Golden Girl's mom once lived with a drifting ex-con that taught her how to play cards and carve a pistol out of soap?

Episode 9 - Blanche and the Younger Man