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 Blanche approaches Dorothy about how they should spend the money they receive from being Baby the pig's caretakers, she suggests they combine their individual shares and buy one big item instead of various small gifts. What do Blanche and Sophia buy?

A Mercedes Benz
Episode 3 - Bringing up Baby

Laszlo the artist comes to pick up Blanche to go to the museum. He talks with Rose while he waits and expresses his doubts of only using Blanche for his new sculpture. He says there are other qualities he'd like to capture: innocence, wholesomeness, and naivete. What does he ask Rose?

He asks her to secretly pose nude for his new sculpture and gives her a key to his studio.
Episode 13 - The Artist

When Dorothy's son Michael shows up for a surprise visit, he makes a two part shocking announcement: he's getting married, and his fiance Lorraine is a black woman. When the girls meet Lorraine, what else do they discover about her that Dorothy takes issue with?

Lorraine is 44 years old, almost twice Michael's age.
Episode 23 - Mixed Blessing

Which Golden Girl didn't speak to her daughter for almost 4 years after she dropped out of school to go to Paris to be a fashion model?

Blanche
Episode 14 - Blanche's Little Girl

When Dorothy asked Blanche what she would say for her eulogy, Blanche stated 3 things: she enjoyed talking to Dorothy after one of her numerous dates, she looked up to Dorothy like an older sister, and what else?

She felt safe having Dorothy in the house.
Episode 5 - Nothing to Fear But Fear Itself
Dorothy: What would you say about me?
Blanche: Dorothy, come on!
Dorothy: I told you. You can tell me.
Blanche: Alright. Well, I would say I always felt safe having you in the house. And I would say I always enjoyed talking to you when I'd come home from one of my numerous dates. And I would say I always looked up to you like an older sister.
Dorothy: Thank you, Blanche. Oh, and I forgot one thing. I would also say you're fat.

Blanche buys a new bed and has it delivered and set up while she's out. When she returns home, she finds a beautiful, expensive brass bed in her bedroom...but it's not the one she ordered. After looking at the receipt, what is she surprised to see?

She was charged for the inexpensive bed she originally ordered.
Episode 24 - Mister Terrific

Rose spends time with Buddy Rourke, and she's amazed at how much he knows about her life with her husband Charlie. Buddy says when they served together, Charlie read her letters to him, and he fell in love with Rose. Rose believes she might have feelings for Buddy. What surprising news does she announce to the girls?

She's considering moving to Boston with Buddy.
Episode 12 - Charlie's Buddy

Before the girls fire their housekeeper Marguerite, Blanche says her beau Norman was on her "like white on rice"; she believes it's due to the "love potion" Marguerite gave her. After they let Marguerite go, Blanche believes she reversed the "love potion". What happened between Blanche and Norman to make her think that?

Norman dumped Blanche for a fat woman.
Episode 4 - The Housekeeper
Rose: Come on, Dorothy. You have to admit terrible things have been happening since we fired Marguerite. Our plumbing went bad, the refrigerator broke down, we've all had car trouble. You haven't slept a wink, and now Blanche's boyfriend's dumped her for a porker!

Blanche comes home agitated after posing for Laszlo the artist's new sculpture. She says his sketches don't look anything like her. Rose reluctantly confesses she's been posing for him too, and a heated argument ensues between the two. When Dorothy tries to referee, what do they all discover about each other?

They've all been posing nude for Laszlo.
Episode 13 - The Artist

When Dorothy expresses her concern about Michael and his fiance Lorraine's age difference, Michael says Lorraine's mother doesn't have an issue with it. However, when Lorraine's mother meets Michael, she does take issue with something about him. What is it?

She didn't know Michael was a white man.
Episode 23 - Mixed Blessing

Before Blanche's daughter Rebecca comes to visit, Blanche tells the girls she's a fashion model. What are they surprised to learn about Rebecca when she arrives?

She's gained quite a bit of weight.
Episode 14 - Blanche's Little Girl

Rose comes home and excitedly announces she's met Mr. Terrific, the superhero star of the kids' tv show Mr. Terrific's Clubhouse. She's looking forward to having dinner with him later that night. How did she meet him?

He was signing autographs in an empty storefront in the mall.
Episode 24 - Mister Terrific

Rose tells the girls she might move to Boston with Buddy Rourke. She said Buddy wants their new home to belong to both of them from the start, so she should give him her half of the money beforehand. This plan makes Dorothy suspicious, so she investigates Buddy. What does she learn about him?

Buddy retired after 45 years in the records department of the Army pension office. He never knew Charlie, just read his file. He was trying to steal money from Rose.
Episode 12 - Charlie's Buddy

The girls rehire Marguerite as their housekeeper because they believe she put a curse on them when they fired her. When Marguerite arrives at the house, they give her champagne and a bouquet of flowers. Rose was in charge of buying her gift, "something you would buy for yourself". What does Rose buy?

A tiara
Episode 4 - The Housekeeper

Tensions are high due to Michael and his fiance Lorraine's obvious differences when the girls meet Lorraine's family. Dorothy says, "Race is not even an issue. Your daughter is twice my son's age. What can a woman in her 40s possibly have in common with a boy in his 20s?" What does Blanche say the commonality is?

Sex
Episode 23 - Mixed Blessing
Blanche: Sex. At 20, a man is at his peak, and a woman in her 40s is also at her peak. So when the two come together, hot damn!

Back in St. Olaf, Rose use to play "oogle and floogle" - the adult version of hide-and-go-seek. How does this game differ from the children's version?

Adults play it.
Episode 15 - Dorothy's New Friend

Blanche's daughter Rebecca brings her boyfriend Jeremy to the house for dinner. By the end of the evening, the girls are disturbed and infuriated with his behavior. What's their problem with Jeremy?

He's insulting and condescending to Rebecca, constantly making jokes about her weight.
Episode 14 - Blanche's Little Girl

The girls finally agree to forfeit the caretaker money of $100,000 and send Baby the pig back home because they believe he's homesick. Days later, Rose receives a letter from her cousin who took Baby in. He said Baby arrived safely and was happy to be on the farm, but what happens to Baby shortly after his arrival?

He dies within the first 36 hours. He wasn't homesick, just old.
Episode 3 - Bringing up Baby

Which Golden Girls have a fear of flying?

Dorothy and Blanche
Episode 5 - Nothing to Fear But Fear Itself

Blanche says she has a fear of flying in Season 1, Episode 18 - Operation.

Michael's fiance's family comes to the house to apologize for the hostile conversation they had earlier about Michael and Lorraine getting married. During chit-chat, coffee, and cheesecake, Rose accidentally reveals a secret about Michael and Lorraine. What is it?

They ran off to elope.
Episode 23 - Mixed Blessing