The Golden Girls Trivia: Season 3

Is Sophia obsessed with money? Does Rose speak Spanish? Did Dorothy pawn her ring? Is Blanche afraid of flying? Test your Golden Girls knowledge of season three.

In the third season of The Golden Girls, we have a better understanding of who the girls are as individuals; now we learn about their concerns and life experiences. Rose worries about nuclear war, Dorothy wants more compatible friendship, Blanche wishes to be closer to her favorite daughter, and Sophia wants to make new friends. How much detail do you know about how the girls handled these topics? See how many of these trivia questions you can answer.

When the girls learn Uncle Hingablotter's Baby is a pig, Rose is over the moon, but Dorothy and Blanche are against taking care of him. After talking to Uncle Hingablotter's legal counsel, Dorothy and Blanche eagerly approve. What does he say that changes their minds?

Uncle Hingablotter left Baby's caretaker $100,000 to make sure he was well taken care of. Also, Baby is 29 years old, past his normal life expectancy of 25 years.
Episode 3 - Bringing up Baby

Which Golden Girl suggested that President Jimmy Carter was referring to her when he admitted he'd secretly lusted in his heart?

Blanche
Episode 12 - Charlie's Buddy
Dorothy: Blanche, have you ever met a man you didn't think was giving you the eye?
Blanche: Once in 1976, but it was only two days later that Mr. President Jimmy Carter announced to the American people that he had secretly lusted in his heart.

Rose's beau Al retires from the deli business, and unfortunately becomes a boring couch potato. After Rose confronts him about doing more with his life and pursuing his dreams, he makes a bold decision and spends his entire life savings on a boat to sail around the world. What does he ask Rose?

To sail around the world with him
Episode 22 - Rose's Big Adventure

TRUE OR FALSE: According to Rose, the people of St. Olaf celebrate the 4th of July with a thin omelet on a bun.

True
Episode 4 - The Housekeeper

Dorothy, Blanche, and Rose swoon over Laszlo, the Hungarian artist at the museum where Blanche works. After attending a lecture by him on modern sculpture, which Golden Girl said, "I'd like to help him mold his clay or buff his marble anytime"?

Dorothy
Episode 13 - The Artist
Blanche: He is gorgeous, isn't he, girls? There's not a woman at the museum who hasn't been after him from the day he arrived.
Laszlo: Oh, women can be so silly. They think because you are an artist, you must also be a great lover. They think because you are a master in the studio, you must also be a master in the bedroom. They think because you can work a piece of clay into a piece of beautiful art, you can also work a woman's body into fits of ecstasy and passion and total screaming abandon!
Blanche: Would anybody else like something cold to drink?
Dorothy and Rose: I would.

Dorothy's son Michael makes a surprise visit and announces he's getting married to Lorraine, a woman who sings in his band. Before Dorothy can recover from the shock of the news, Michael says there's something to know about Lorraine before meeting her. What is it?

Lorraine is a black woman.
Episode 23 - Mixed Blessing

Which Golden Girl said her biggest fear in the world is glossophobia (fear of public speaking)?

Rose
Episode 5 - Nothing to Fear But Fear Itself

Which Golden Girl once worked at the restaurant Pecos Pete's Chow Wagon?

Sophia
Episode 14 - Blanche's Little Girl
Sophia: Oh boy, what a day.
Dorothy: What happened, Ma? Butch and Sundance steal your seat on the bus?
Sophia: I had a miserable day at work. That stupid manager docked me half a day's pay because I said hello to the customers.
Rose: You're not allowed to say hello to the customers?
Sophia: Not at Pecos Pete's Chow Wagon. You have to say howdy. As a matter of fact, you have to say, "Howdy, partner. How about a saddle bag of fries with that ranch house burger?" I don't know why it doesn't trip naturally off my tongue!

After Sophia's boyfriend Rocco tells her he robbed a bank because he loves her, she sadly tells him he's not the man for her. What does Rocco confess to Sophia?

He never robbed a bank; that money was his life savings. He told Sophia that because he didn't want to lose her, and he wanted to treat her like a queen.
Episode 21 - Larceny and Old Lace

The girls agree to help Rose take care of Baby the pig. After he suddenly collapses one day, Rose calls the vet to examine him. The vet doesn't think Baby has much time left, and suggests that he may be dying of homesickness. What does the doctor recommend for Baby to regain his health?

Sending him back home to the farm in Minnesota
Episode 3 - Bringing up Baby

After a month of shopping for an evening gown to wear to the museum banquet, Dorothy finally finds the perfect dress. Unfortunately, when Blanche reveals the dress she's wearing, the girls now have a dilemma. What is it?

They bought the same dress, and neither one is willing to take hers back.
Episode 12 - Charlie's Buddy

Rose is restless and can't sleep one night, so she makes a batch of "sparhuven krispies", an ancient Scandinavian midnight snack. Dorothy and Blanche are disgusted by the smell. Rose says they're delicious, you just have to know how to eat them. How does she explain eating this snack?

"You hold your nose with one hand, and you pop a krispie in your mouth with the other." - Rose
Episode 22 - Rose's Big Adventure

After realizing that Marguerite is not a good fit as their housekeeper, the girls reluctantly agree to fire her. Blanche says Dorothy should do it because she's the meanest. Rose disagrees and says Dorothy just looks the meanest. What does Dorothy say about Rose?

She says Rose looks the dumbest.
Episode 4 - The Housekeeper
Blanche: Ok, go ahead and fire her, Dorothy.
Dorothy: Why should I be the one to fire her?
Blanche: You're the meanest.
Rose: Blanche, that's not true. Dorothy just looks the meanest. We hired Marguerite together, we fire her together.
Dorothy: Thank you, Rose. And by the way, you look the dumbest.

Which Golden Girl said she has never lived with a man without the benefit of marriage?

Blanche
Episode 12 - Charlie's Buddy
Dorothy: Well, frankly Rose, I think you're just rushing things. But I don't know, maybe it's better to live with Buddy than to just charge full steam ahead and marry him.
Blanche: No, it isn't! This is morally wrong. It is ethically offensive; it's an out-and-out sin!
Dorothy: Why do I feel like I just fell through The Looking Glass?
Rose: Blanche, how can you of all people say something like that?
Blanche: Well, Rose Nylund! I have never lived with a man without the benefit of marriage.
Dorothy: Excuse me, Blanche. I think what you mean is, you have never lived with a man without benefit of room service.
Blanche: Being with a man is not the same thing as living with a man.
Dorothy: You're right, Blanche. Living with a man eliminates the need for an overnight bag and a stop at the drugstore.

When Rose's beau Al invites her to sail around the world with him, she enthusiastically says yes. During the bon voyage party on his boat, Al is saddened to tell Rose he can't go on this once in a lifetime trip - and they haven't even left the dock yet. Why can't he go?

He's seasick.
Episode 22 - Rose's Big Adventure

Blanche excitedly announces to Dorothy and Rose that Laszlo the artist wants to do a piece on a mature woman, and he thinks she's perfect for it. It will be displayed at his big art show at the museum. When Laszlo gives Blanche a key to his studio, what does he ask her?

He asks her to pose naked for his new sculpture.
Episode 13 - The Artist

TRUE OR FALSE: Rose has her own version of the dance that the Huxtables do at the beginning of The Cosby Show.

True
Episode 23 - Mixed Blessing

What was Dorothy's advice to Rose on how to relax when speaking in front of a group of people?

Imagine what they look like naked.
Episode 5 - Nothing to Fear But Fear Itself

After the girls fire Marguerite as their housekeeper, they experience a series of unfortunate events and quite a bit of bad luck. Blanche and Rose believe it's a direct result of firing Marguerite and that they should rehire her. Why do they believe these things are happening to them?

They think Marguerite put a curse on them.
Episode 4 - The Housekeeper

When Rose gets a visit from Buddy Rourke, he's excited about meeting her, but she has no idea who he is. How does he say he knows her?

He tells Rose he and her late husband Charlie served in the war together. He got her address from Charlie's Army pension records.
Episode 12 - Charlie's Buddy