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"End of the Curse"
Season 2, Episode# 1
# 26 in Series
Episode information
Series: The Golden Girls
Air date: September 27, 1986
Network/Country: NBC-TV / United States
IMDb [1] End of the Curse
Production code: 2.1 / 026
Written by: Susan Harris
Directed by: Terry Hughes
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End of the Curse was the premiere episode of Season 2 of The Golden Girls TV series, also the 26th overall series episode. Directed by Terry Hughes and written by Susan Harris, it originally aired on NBC-TV on September 27, 1986.


Blanche lands a bombshell on the girls revealing to them she is pregnant after taking a home pregnancy test. After this shock, she visits her local doctor who tells her she is not pregnant but entering menopause. Blanche, unlike the other girls, is not thrilled at all of her new change in life.

Guest CastEdit


Rose: (after watching Blanche run into her bedroom) "She's in there!"
Dorothy: "Really, Colombo?!"


Rue McClanahan won an Emmy Award for her performance in this episode.

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