The Golden Girls Trivia: Season 6

Did Rose meet her father? Did Dorothy remarry Stan? Is Sophia a nun? Did Blanche date a man in a wheelchair? Test your Golden Girls knowledge of season six.

In the sixth season of The Golden Girls, not only do the girls walk a fine line between comedy and sincerity, but they do it with grace and ease. Blanche deals with a ghost from the past that meant a great deal to her, Dorothy is making tough decisions about her ex-husband Stan, Sophia's dealing with every parent's nightmare of out living their children, and Rose's childhood dream comes true about meeting a family member that she always imagined. How much detail do you know about how the girls handled these topics? See how many of these trivia questions you can answer.

Rose wants to have a yard sale, but Blanche is adamantly against it. She makes a deal with Rose and buys all her items for $50. Amongst those items are fifty St. Olaf war bonds worth $50,000. When Blanche and Rose learn the value of the war bonds, Blanche wants to keep them, but how does Rose respond?

Rose thinks Blanche should split the money with her.
Episode 3 - If at Last You Do Succeed
Blanche: Just tell me, is this damn bond worth anything?
Rose: Well, yes, $1,000. $1,000?!
Blanche: Well, hot damn! I have 49 more of them!
Rose: We're rich!
Blanche: You're half right.
Rose: Blanche, you just paid $50 for those. You should split them.
Blanche: Split them? Are you kidding? Don't be crazy. I paid for these fair and square. You said yourself all deals are final.
Rose: Charlie would want me to have them.
Blanche: George would want me to keep them. Don't try that with me, Rose Nylund. I'll match you dead husband for dead husband.

Rose returns home from the dentist's office visibly shaken. She explains to the girls that when the nitrous oxide wore off and she was aware of her surroundings, her dentist, Dr. Norgan, said he was checking her heartbeat. Rose believes he was up to no good. What did she think he was doing?

Touching her breasts
Episode 6 - Feelings
Rose: My dentist touched me. I think he felt my breast.
Blanche: Oh, Rose, that's terrible!
Dorothy: What happened?
Rose: Well, when the nitrous oxide wore off and my head began to clear, Lou, that's my dentist, said he was checking my heartbeat, but I think he was up to more than that.
Dorothy: Why, Rose? I mean, what gave you that idea?
Rose: I don't think "wowee wow wow wow" is a medical term.

Dorothy is overjoyed about receiving two bouquets of flowers. When Rose reads the cards from the senders, she's pleasantly surprised to see they're from two celebrities. Who sent Dorothy flowers?

Lyle Waggoner and Sonny Bono
Episode 9 - Mrs. George Devereaux

Rose receives a special delivery letter from St. Olaf's Department of Water and Coffee. It's bad news saying there's a drought threatening the crops. Until the rains come, what are they asking of St. Olaf's citizens?

They're asking the citizens to be celibate.
Episode 10 - Girls Just Wanna Have Fun Before They Die

It's Saturday night and Blanche doesn't have a date. Dorothy invites her to the library, and while they're there, Blanche meets a man named Ted. She strikes up a flirty conversation, and he asks her to dinner. As he's leaving, what does she learn about him that she didn't notice before?

He's in a wheelchair.
Episode 11 - Stand by Your Man

Stan comes to the house and excitedly tells the girls he is now a rich man. The commercial for his new invention is airing on tv, and he wants them to see it. He's already sold half a million units for $12.95 each; he's a multi-millionaire. What is his new invention?

The Zbornee, America's first baked potato opener. The gimmick is you can open potatoes without burning your fingers.
Episode 3 - If at Last You Do Succeed

Sophia enlists Dorothy to help her with the Meals on Wheels charity program. Dorothy notices that one of the residents is a healthy young man. Why is he receiving meals?

He hasn't been out of his apartment in 22 years.
Episode 4 - Snap Out of It

Dorothy's teaching the star football player; she thinks he's lazy and doesn't apply himself in class. She gives him a failing grade, rendering him ineligible to play. This sparks a visit from the football coach and dean of boys, hoping to persuade her to change the grade; however, Dorothy remains resolute. Later, Blanche discovers a mysterious package addressed to Dorothy on the front porch. What is it?

A dead fish wrapped in newspaper with a note that says, "If Kevin Kelly doesn't play in Saturday's game, Dorothy Z sleeps with the fishes."
Episode 6 - Feelings

Blanche comes home flustered and tells Rose how she was just in a car accident. She likes to meet rich men by gently rear-ending expensive cars, but she hits the wrong one after being cut off by another driver. When Rose asks if her car was damaged, what does Blanche say?

She was driving Rose's car.
Episode 8 - How Do You Solve a Problem Like Sophia?
Rose: Well, I can't believe this! How did it happen?
Blanche: Well, you know how I like to meet rich men by gently rear-ending expensive cars at red lights?
Rose: Yeah.
Blanche: Well, you say that like it isn't great. Rose, it's the perfect plan! You get to meet the guy, exchange addresses, and then when he asks you who does good body work, you give him your phone number!
Rose: And this really works?
Blanche: Well, not this time. I had this really cute guy in a Jag lined up, when this dork in a duster cut in front of me, and I nicked him instead.

Which Golden Girl trained for the USA Olympics ice skating team when she was younger?

Episode 1 - Blanche Delivers
Rose: I'm going to enter the U.S. Senior Sports Classic, and I'm going to win!
Dorothy: I had no idea that you could skate that well.
Rose: Oh, when I was young, my folks had me train for the U.S. team. Oh, the day the Olympic committee came to St. Olaf, I was so nervous. I put my skates on the wrong feet. Sonja Henderfinken's.

After Stan hits it big with his baked potato opener, The Zbornee, he buys various gifts for his children, Dorothy, and Sophia. Dorothy believes he's trying to buy their love. He gives Sophia money and a Game Boy (a handheld game console). What lavish gift does he buy for Dorothy?

A new convertible
Episode 3 - If at Last You Do Succeed
Stan: Did you think the old Stickman could hit the jackpot and not share with his very best use-to-be? Let me show you something. Come on. Pour vous, mon ex!
Blanche: Ooh! Oh, a new convertible! Oh, it's gorgeous!
Dorothy: Stan, I am not driving around with license plates that say POTHEAD.
Stan: It's an abbreviation. I didn't have room for the whole POTATOHEAD.

Rose wants to throw a surprise birthday party for Blanche. She needs to know Blanche's real birth date and age, so she gets a copy of her birth certificate. When she opens the envelope with Sophia and Dorothy, what does it say?

"Deleted by authority of the governor"
Episode 4 - Snap Out of It
Rose: Here it is! I needed to know when Blanche's real birthday was, so I could throw her a party. So I got copes of her birth certificate, her DM files-
Dorothy: Wait a minute, Rose! That is an invasion of privacy.
Sophia: What makes you think she wants a party?
Rose: Everybody wants a party no matter what they say. But if you think we don't really need to know Blanche's real age, then maybe we should-
Dorothy: Open the damn envelope.

It's been a year since Big Daddy's passing, and the girls help Blanche sell his belongings. Blanche sees his Bible and fondly reminisces how he never went anywhere without it. When she opens it, she discovers it's hollow with no pages. What's inside?

A bottle of whiskey
Episode 5 - Wham, Bam, Thank You Mammy
Blanche: Whiskey! That explains why every Sunday after services he'd stand up and yell, "I can lick any man in this church!"

After Stan makes a fortune on his baked potato opener, Sophia believes he's coming on strong to Dorothy and she doesn't like it. He sends her expensive candy and a box of steaks. Dorothy says they're just friends but realizes she may be leading him on. When he invites her out for a spin in his 1948 Studebaker, what happens that night?

They have sex on the backseat of his car.
Episode 7 - Zborn Again
Dorothy: Oh, I don't know. I don't know. He's just been so sweet lately, and we were at the beach in the same ol' car that we used to make out in, and it just got to me. It was exciting!
Blanche: Damn it, Dorothy! If you'd have sex in public more often, this kind of thing wouldn't happen!
Dorothy: Look, I'm mad enough at myself as it is. I mean, Stanley Zbornak made me weak in the knees. What, you think I'm proud of that?
Blanche: Who made the first move?
Dorothy: I guess I did. It was dark and Stan stopped the car. I swear to you, I thought I was setting the parking brake.
Rose: Well, that's good. Safety first.

Blanche's daughter Rebecca comes to visit; she's pregnant via artificial insemination and expecting to give birth very soon. Blanche isn't comfortable with her daughter's approach to motherhood. When Rebecca says she wants to have her baby in Miami, why does this news bother her mother?

Blanche is embarrassed and doesn't want anyone to know that Rebecca chose to be a single mother.
Episode 1 - Blanche Delivers

The girls take a secret ballot to resolve how Blanche and Rose should handle the money from the St. Olaf war bonds; the result is they should split the money. When Rose contacts St. Olaf about the bonds, they tell her the city would go bankrupt if they cash them. How does Blanche respond to this news?

She doesn't care.
Episode 3 - If at Last You Do Succeed
Blanche: Well, did you call St. Olaf? What do we have to do to cash the bonds?
Rose: I'm not going to beat around the bush, I'm going to tell you straight out. Once upon a time, there was an ant and a grasshopper-
Blanche: Oh, my God! They're not going to redeem the bonds?
Rose: Oh, they want to, but the city would have to liquidate all its assets. St. Olaf would be bankrupt.
Blanche: And this affects me how?
Rose: Well, don't you understand? If we take that money, there won't be any left for the police cars, and the fire trucks, and the children's cheese museum.
Blanche: You have a museum where children go to look at cheese?
Rose: Hey, it beats learning about it in the streets.

Dorothy takes a personal interest in Jimmy, the young man she met while volunteering for Meals on Wheels. He hasn't left his apartment in 22 years and tells Dorothy he's tired of isolating. She's excited because she thinks he's finally made a breakthrough. When Dorothy goes to visit him, what does he tell her?

Jimmy wants her to live with him.
Episode 4 - Snap Out of It

What's the name of the woman who took care of Blanche when she was little that she refers to as "Mammy"? Blanche said she was devastated when Mammy left suddenly when she was 10 years old. She didn't say goodbye, and Blanche hadn't seen her since.

Viola Watkins
Episode 5 - Wham, Bam, Thank You Mammy

TRUE OR FALSE: Rose said the best sex she ever had was with her husband Charlie the night he had a heart attack while they were making love.

Episode 7 - Zborn Again
Rose: I remember the best sex of my whole life.
Dorothy: Was it difficult to get out of the relationship afterwards?
Rose: No, not really. Poor Charlie died in the middle of it.
Blanche: Was that really the best sex you ever had with him?
Rose: Yeah! Oh, there was something wild about him that night. Although, I did think it was strange when he started yelling, "Rose, I'm going! I'm going!"
Dorothy: Talk about your mixed emotions.
Rose: What was the best sex you ever had, Blanche?
Dorothy: Oh, way to go, Rose. Look, Blanche, it's late. There's only one cheesecake left, so let's make menopause the cutoff point.
Blanche: Best sex...oh, it's just so hard to rate these things. There's degree of difficulty, style points, choice of music. Did they land on their feet during the dismount? Different people have different strengths. It's just impossible to tell, but anything over a 9 is excellent.
Rose: Over a nine?!
Blanche: Points, Rose. Points!

When Blanche's pregnant daughter Rebecca comes to visit, she tells the girls she doesn't want to have her baby in a hospital. She believes hospitals have a very rigid way of doing things. She wants to have a natural childbirth without painkillers. Where does she plan to have her baby?

A birthing center
Episode 1 - Blanche Delivers
Rebecca: So, uh Mama, is it alright if I have my baby here?
Blanche: Well, I only want what's best for you, darling. Don't you want to have your baby with your obstetrician in your hospital in Atlanta?
Rebecca: Oh, I'm not having my baby in a hospital. I'm going to a birthing center. They emphasize natural childbirth in a relaxed atmosphere with no painkillers.
Blanche: Becky, I know I told you where babies come from. Did I ever mention where they come out?
Rebecca: Mama, why don't you just come see the place? You know, they have one of the biggest and best birthing centers right here in Miami.
Sophia: Those theme park people are always thinking, aren't they?