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.
Blanche finally decides to do the right thing and not bankrupt the city of St. Olaf by cashing the war bonds. Rose tells Blanche the city is going to build a statue in Blanche's honor. As Blanche is ripping the bonds to pieces, Dorothy asks how St. Olaf is going to pay for the statue. What does Rose say?
TRUE OR FALSE: Rose and her husband Charlie went to the courthouse to get their marriage license and their permit to have children.
Rose said she had a nanny when she was a child; she was her best friend. She could tell her anything, and she'd keep it a secret. They used to run in the meadow or play hide-and-seek in the barn. She treated Rose just like her own kid. What was unique about Rose's nanny?
Rose complains about Abby the new girl at the tv station who talks to her all day and prevents her from getting anything done. With Sophia's help, Rose confronts Abby and tells her to leave her alone. When the station manager announces Abby as the new consumer reporter, what does that mean for Rose?
Sophia's nickname for Dorothy is "Pussycat". Why does she call her that?
Dorothy and Sophia return home from the funeral of Sophia's best friend Sister Agnes. Dorothy worries that her mother isn't taking her death well because she hasn't said a word since they left the cemetery. What does Sophia finally announce to the girls?
Blanche tells the girls that her secret admirer wants to meet her for lunch, and they agree to go with her for safety reasons. At the restaurant, a waiter tells Blanche someone is waiting for her at the bar. Rose sees him coming to the table; she says he's very handsome. When Blanche turns to meet him, who is she shocked to see?
Dorothy takes notice that her mother is randomly asking her strange, hypothetical questions about what she likes in a man. She even takes a picture of Dorothy unaware. Why is Sophia doing these things?
After Rose receives a letter from St. Olaf's Department of Water and Coffee, she decides to participate in celibacy to help bring in the city's crops. Blanche advises her not to tell her beau Myles the truth, but instead avoid sexual intimacy to make him more attentive and affectionate. What happens between Rose and Myles?
Blanche is uncomfortable about going to dinner with Ted after finding out he's in a wheelchair. To avoid an awkward situation, she decides to take one of the girls as a chaperone. Who agrees to go with her?
Rose receives a phone call from her insurance company informing her that Mr. Nivingston, the guy who Blanche rear-ended, is claiming his back is injured from the car accident and is threatening Rose with a lawsuit unless they settle out of court. Why is Rose being sued?
When Blanche's husband George comes to the house, he tells her that he faked his death because he couldn't be married to her anymore. He explains that his business was collapsing and he was facing disgrace. Why did he fake his death?
Everyone calls Blanche's father Big Daddy, but what is his real name?
Which Golden Girl once took her boyfriend to listen to lesbian poetry?
Their neighbor Harry Weston's dog Dreyfuss recently had puppies, and Rose enjoys having them over to play. Naturally, she's excited when Harry says the girls can keep one of the puppies. How does Blanche respond to Rose about having a pet?
Rose receives a letter from her car insurance company saying she's been cut off because of the lawsuit from Mr. Nivingston. Blanche believes they can prove he's faking his injury by tricking him into performing "certain acts of a sexual nature". How does she plan to catch him in this lie?
Lyle Waggoner and Sonny Bono vie for Dorothy's affection and attention. They come to the house demanding that she chooses between the two. After an argument erupts and they break into a fight, a police officer arrives to arrest Lyle. He says he's a prime suspect in a major crime spree. In what city and state are these charges filed against Lyle?
Blanche's childhood caretaker Viola Watkins comes to visit and expresses her condolences about Big Daddy's passing. She found out Blanche was selling Big Daddy's personal items, and asks Blanche if she can have the music box she gave to her family. Why does she want the music box?
When Sophia takes sex and relationship advice from Blanche about her crush Tony Delveccio, Blanche tells her she should sleep with him. What does Blanche do to help Sophia be more physically attractive and desirable for her date with Tony?
After spending an intimate night with Ted, Blanche is more comfortable and accepting of him being in a wheelchair. She's grown very fond of him and invites herself to go to Philadelphia with him, but he says he can't take her. What disappointing news does Blanche learn about him?