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.
When Rose confirms the girls' Volunteer Vanguard Award banquet reservations, the committee tells her she doesn't have to pay for her ticket. She believes she's won, and they want to ensure she's there to accept the award. At the banquet, it's announced there's a posthumous winner, Agnes Bradshaw. Why did they want Rose there?
Blanche is auditioning for Kate, the fiery tart of Padua in The Taming of the Shrew. She takes her baby granddaughter Aurora to the audition because she's babysitting. She meets Jason Stillman, and he asks her out on a date. What does he think about Blanche and baby Aurora that Blanche doesn't correct him on?
Right before their wedding ceremony, Stan introduces Dorothy to his best man and lawyer Marvin Mitchelson. What does Stan ask Dorothy that upsets her so much that she calls off the wedding?
TRUE OR FALSE: Blanche is a member of the Daughters of the Old South heritage club.
Dorothy has dinner with John Noretti, the man who stood her up for her senior prom. He's in town for a few days and wants to see her again before he leaves. She agrees but tells him not to stand her up again. He's surprised because he did show up to take her to the prom. What does Dorothy learn about that night?
TRUE OR FALSE: When Stan's uncle Morris dies, he leaves Stan and Dorothy his house.
Dorothy's teaching an honors class, but she isn't enjoying it like she thought she would. The students are making her feel stupid. What lie does Sophia tell Dorothy to help her get along with her students?
TRUE OR FALSE: Rose said the St. Olaf County jail is also a deli.
When Dorothy returns home from her date with John Noretti, she confronts Sophia about the truth of what happened the night of her senior prom. Why didn't Sophia tell Dorothy John actually showed up to take her to the prom?
Sophia's brother Angelo comes to visit, and confessess that he's lost everything and has no place to live. He spent his money on expensive gifts and vacations on a beautiful, young aerobics instructor that he fell in love with. She then left him for an American basketball player. Where does Dorothy suggest that Angelo stay?
What is the name of Blanche's backup boyfriend that she calls if one of her dates cancel? Blanche describes him as "Fred Flintstone with a better car".
TRUE OR FALSE: Sophia enjoys looking through the obituaries to see the ages of people who died younger than her.
When the girls attend the Daughters of the Old South initiation banquet in support of Blanche, Rose confides in her date Karl that Myles is back, and he's staying with her. She isn't aware Karl is The Cheeseman, the kingpin looking for Myles. What happens when the girls return home from the banquet?
TRUE OR FALSE: Dorothy lost her self-esteem when she thought John Noretti stood her up for the senior prom. She got pregnant by her ex-husband Stan and eventually married him because she didn't think she could do better.
Dorothy reluctantly agrees to participate in the bachelorette auction for the children's hospital charity because her last experience was awful. The girls decide to make the upcoming auction more enjoyable for Dorothy by "buying" her a man. To Dorothy's embarrassment and dismay, who shows up and outbids everyone and wins the auction to be her date?
TRUE OR FALSE: Dorothy keeps a sock drawer full of retirement home brochures. When her mother drives her crazy, she goes into her bedroom and has pretend time.
TRUE OR FALSE: To get revenge on Blanche for dumping him, one of her ex-boyfriends who works as an obituary editor listed her in the local newspaper as dead.
When The Cheeseman comes to the house looking for Myles, he holds him and the girls hostage at gunpoint. He tells the girls he's going to lock them in a closet, and he and Myles are going for a walk. How do they get out of this dangerous situation?
When the girls participate in a charity bachelorette auction, which Golden Girl raised the most money?
When Blanche calls her backup boyfriend Mel Bushman multiple times, and he doesn't answer the phone, she worries something happened to him. When she finally sees him, she realizes how much he means to her. What does she say to him?