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 realize how much the war bonds are worth, Blanche wants to keep them, but how does Rose respond?
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, but Rose believes he was up to no good. What did she think he was doing?
Dorothy enters the kitchen overjoyed about receiving two bouquets of flowers. She stops in her tracks when she sees the countertops covered in vases of flowers from Blanche's secret admirer. When Rose reads the cards in Dorothy's flowers, she's pleasantly surprised to see they're from two celebrities. Who sent Dorothy flowers?
Rose receives a special delivery letter from St. Olaf; it's from the 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?
It's Saturday night and Blanche doesn't have a date. Dorothy invites her to go to the library, and while they're there, Blanche meets a man named Ted. She strikes up flirty conversation, and he asks her to dinner. As he's leaving, what does she learn about him that she didn't notice before?
Stan comes to the house and excitedly tells the girls he is now a very 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?
Sophia enlists Dorothy to help her with the "Meals on Wheels" charity program. On her distribution route, Sophia visits with the residences as she passes out food. Dorothy notices one of the residents is receiving food, but he's a healthy young man. Why is he receiving meals?
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 meaning he can't play. The football coach and the dean of boys pay her a visit in hopes of changing her mind, but she stands firm. Blanche later finds a package for Dorothy on the front porch. What is it?
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 hit the wrong car after being cut off by another driver. To Rose's surprise, whose car was Blanche driving?
Which Golden Girl trained for the USA Olympics ice skating team?
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?
Rose wants to throw Blanche a surprise birthday party. 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?
It's been a year since Big Daddy's passing, and the girls are helping 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 hallowed out with no pages. What's inside?
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?
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?
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?
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. He calls Dorothy and says he's tired of isolating. Dorothy's excited because she thinks he's finally made a breakthrough. When she goes to visit him, what does he tell her?
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.
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.
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 thinks 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?