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.

TRUE OR FALSE: Sophia and an old Sicilian rival play checkers by mail, and it's been going on for ten years.

False. They play chess.
Episode 26 - Henny Penny - Straight No Chaser

Why did Rose say she never went to the junior prom in high school?

It was only for people named Junior.
Episode 22 - What a Difference a Date Makes

TRUE OR FALSE: When Dorothy allows her uncle Angelo to stay in the apartment building left to her and Stan by Stan's uncle, Angelo throws a housewarming party that Sophia, Blanche, Rose, and Stan attend, but Dorothy was not invited.

True
Episode 23 - Love for Sale

Why did Rose say she never went to the junior prom in high school?

It was only for people named Junior.
Episode 22 - What a Difference a Date Makes

TRUE OR FALSE: When Dorothy allows her uncle Angelo to stay in the apartment building left to her and Stan by Stan's uncle, Angelo throws a house warming party that Blanche, Rose, and Stan attend, but Dorothy was not invited.

True
Episode 23 - Love for Sale

Rose tells the news director at the tv station that she's interested in the reporter's position. He gives her a real news story to cover as an audition. What is the event?

A dog show
Episode 19 - Melodrama
Rose: Girls! Great news! I got my assignment, and it's a biggie. Oh yeah, a biggie. Real big. Big, big, big!
Dorothy: Cat show?
Rose: Dog show! Miami's 13th annual. Oh, that's right ladies. This afternoon I'm going to get the scoop on man's best friend!

One of the first graders in Dorothy's production of Henny Penny gets the measles, so the entire cast has been quarantined. Instead of cancelling the production, Dorothy suggests to the director to recast the players as adults, and all the girls agree to participate. Which Golden Girl played each of the following characters?

Henny Penny
Goosey Lucy
Turkey Lurkey
The Storyteller

Rose is Henny Penny
Blanche is Goosey Lucy
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Dorothy is Turkey Lurkey
Sophia is The Storyteller
Episode 26 - Henny Penny - Straight No Chaser

What color was Blanche's wedding dress?

Red
Episode 22 - What a Difference a Date Makes
Blanche: It fits! My wedding dress fits!
Rose: Congratulations! You weren't married in a white dress?
Blanche: Oh, Rose, come on. I mean, it's one thing to hear snickering when you walk down the aisle, but me in white? Even I couldn't keep a straight face.

Detective Parres from Dade County P.D. comes to the house to question Sophia about September 4, 1985, the night the Shady Pines retirement home burned down. He has a death bed confession from the late Maria Heartgrove stating she and Sophia started the fire cooking with a hot plate in Sophia's room. What were they making?

S'mores
Episode 24 - Never Yell Fire in a Crowded Retirement Home, Part 1

Rose and her cameraman are setting up to cover Miami's 13th annul dog show; they're both auditioning for new positions at the tv station. Dorothy and Sophia attend for moral support. What major incident happens at the dog show that Rose doesn't even report on?

A man robs the attendees of the show and holds them hostage.
Episode 19 - Melodrama
Blanche: You didn't cover the robbery at all?
Rose: Was I wrong again? I mean, I could've covered the holdup, but it would've seemed like I was giving in to sensationalism. I'm a reporter, damn it. They sent me to cover a story, and that's what I did.
Sophia: I don't believe this. Rose! This was the opportunity of a lifetime. A one-in-a-million shot. How could-
Dorothy: How could...how could they not have given you the job, Rose? Oh, maybe the issue here is one of...oh God, what can we call it? Uh, editorial judgement.
Rose: Really? You think so?
Dorothy: Oh yes, Rose. Yes, I do. I guess it just isn't the story they wanted.
Blanche: Damn, you're good.

The girls agree to be in Dorothy's school production of Henny Penny. They've been rehearsing for three days, but when Rose learns how the story ends, she's appalled. She dislikes the idea of children being exposed to a horror story. Why doesn't she like the ending?

Henny Penny, Goosey Lucy, and Turkey Lurkey are all eaten by Foxy Loxy.
Episode 26 - Henny Penny - Straight No Chaser

TRUE OR FALSE: Sophia was charged with negligent arson and arrested for the fire that burned down Shady Pines.

True
Episode 24 - Never Yell Fire in a Crowded Retirement Home, Part 1

Blanche says there are lots of ways to trick a man into thinking you're younger than you are. What does she do while dating Jason Stillman - the man who believes her granddaughter is her daughter?

She wears sunglasses with pink lenses and gives Jason a pair to wear too.
Episode 20 - Even Grandmas Get the Blues
Blanche: There are lots of ways you can trick a man into thinking you're younger than you really are. You wear sunglasses. Put on a little extra makeup. Go to dimly lit restaurants.
Rose: We've all done that.
Blanche: Fly to Nevada to get a fake birth certificate. Have a phony high school yearbook printed up. Change the dates on your parents' graves.
Dorothy: We've all done that.

Blanche's vindictive ex-boyfriend Chugger Deitz runs an obituary in the newspaper stating she's passed just because she dumped him. Which one of her other boyfriends sends her a condolence card and flowers saying he's back with his ex-wife because Blanche's passing made him appreciate the people in his life?

Mel Bushman
Episode 26 - Henny Penny - Straight No Chaser

When Detective Parres questions Sophia about the night of the Shady Pines fire, she can't remember the details to prove that she didn't start the fire. What does she decide to do because she's afraid to go to prison?

She decides to jump bail and move back to Sicily.
Episode 24 - Never Yell Fire in a Crowded Retirement Home, Part 1

Sophia decides to jump bail and fly back to Sicily to avoid prison time for the Shady Pines fire. She's apprehended at the airport trying to buy a ticket with Dorothy's credit card. How does she get caught?

Her chef knife showed up on the scanner
Episode 25 - Never Yell Fire in a Crowded Retirement Home, Part 2

Rose goes to talk to the fire inspector who inspected Shady Pines to ensure there was nothing wrong with the building. She learns that the inspector quit three days after the fire; he mysteriously came into money and moved to Palm Beach. What does this mean?

The inspector took a bribe to hide the truth about the retirement home fire.
Episode 25 - Never Yell Fire in a Crowded Retirement Home, Part 2

Sophia remembers she and Maria Heartgrove were singing One for My Baby and drinking Nyquil shooters the night of the Shady Pines fire. She heard the smoke alarm and saw flames coming out of the heater. She grabbed the hot plate, and she and Maria ran. Where is Sophia's hot plate that presumably caused the Shady Pines fire?

In her bedroom. The smoke alarm goes off because she's making s'mores.
Episode 25 - Never Yell Fire in a Crowded Retirement Home, Part 2