Diamond in the Rough was the 21st episode of Season 2 of The Golden Girls, also the 46th overall episode of the series. Directed by Terry Hughes and written by Jan Fischer and William Wiedner, it premiered on NBC-TV, originally airing on March 14, 1987.


Blanche falls for a handsome caterer, and then has second thoughts because of their vast differences.


Blanche is bothered by her new boyfriend Jake's lack of polish and social graces.

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Quotes from scenes

  • Dorothy: Blanche, did it ever occur to you that possibly Rose or I might be interested in Jake?
  • Blanche: Yes.
  • Rose: And you still used every cheap ploy to nab him before we had a chance?
  • Blanche: Yes!
  • Dorothy: Then what do you have to say for yourself?
  • Blanche: Damn, I'm good!

  • Rose: : I found out that Baked Alaska can be baked locally.
  • Dorothy: : Rose I know something else. Mars Bars are made right here on Earth.

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