The Golden Girls

Trivia: All of the women who starred in the show, with the exception of Betty White, died one year apart from each other. Estelle Getty in 2008, Bea Arthur in 2009, and Rue McClanahan in 2010. Betty White was the oldest of them all and is the last surviving main character of the series.

Trivia: Although she appeared to be an 80 year old on the show, the late Estelle Getty (born 7/25/23) was younger than her costars Betty White (born 1/17/22) and Bea Arthur (born 5/14/22); and Rue was the youngest of the four (2/21/34). Estelle at first was turned down for the role of Sophia (because she was too young). It was only after she came back dressed in a gray wig, thrift store dress, and heavily made-up, that she got the part.

Trivia: There were always 3 chairs around the kitchen table instead of 4 due to limitations of filming, and so one actress wouldn't have her back to the camera.

Trivia: Dorothy got her last name from Kent Zbornak, the show's stage manager.

Trivia: Rue had a clause in her contract that allowed her to keep all of Blanch's custom made clothing she wore on the show.

Miles to Go - S6-E15

Continuity mistake: In this episode Rose's boyfriend Miles is revealed to be in the witness protection program and has not had any contact with people from his past including family. However, in season 5, episode 15 his daughter visited and didn't approve of Rose.

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Blanche: This is strictly off the record but Dirk is nearly five years younger than I am.
Dorothy: In what, Blanche, dog years?

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Question: In different episodes a mug can be seen in the ice machine section on the outside of the fridge, which changes colors and patterns from episode to episode. Is there any significance to it?

Answer: Ice makers were a new invention, advertisement purposes.

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