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The following contains a list of all of the episodes of The Golden Girls. The Golden Girls is a television sitcom that ran on NBC from September 14, 1985, to May 9, 1992. A total of 173 episodes were produced, including seven one-hour episodes.

All seven seasons of The Golden Girls series have been released on DVD by Buena Vista.

The Golden Girls Edit

Series overviewEdit

Season Episodes Originally aired DVD release date
Season Premiere Season finale Region 1 Region 2 Region 4
1 25 September 14, 1985 May 10, 1986 November 23, 2004 July 14, 2005 August 17, 2005
2 26 September 27, 1986 May 16, 1987 May 15, 2005 August 1, 2005 September 21, 2005
3 24 September 19, 1987 May 7, 1988 November 22, 2005 January 9, 2006 January 11, 2006
4 25 October 8, 1988 May 13, 1989 February 14, 2006 December 6, 2007 December 5, 2007
5 25 September 23, 1989 September 5, 1990 May 9, 2006 March 17, 2008 April 2, 2008
6 25 September 22, 1990 May 4, 1991 November 14, 2006 November 13, 2008 December 3, 2008
7 23 September 21, 1991 May 9, 1992 February 13, 2007 April 2, 2009 March 18, 2009

Season 1 (1985-86)Edit

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Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1 1 "The Engagement" Jay Sandrich Susan Harris September 14, 1985
2 2 "Guess Who's Coming to the Wedding" Paul Bogart Winifred Hervey September 21, 1985
3 3 "Rose the Prude" Jim Drake Barry Fanaro & Mort Nathan September 28, 1985
4 4 "Transplant" Paul Bogart Susan Harris October 5, 1985
5 5 "The Triangle" Jim Drake Winifred Hervey October 19, 1985
6 6 "On Golden Girls" Jim Drake Liz Sage October 26, 1985
7 7 "The Competition" Jim Drake Barry Fanaro & Mort Nathan November 2, 1985
8 8 "Break-In" Paul Bogart Susan Harris November 9, 1985
9 9 "Blanche and the Younger Man" Jim Drake James Berg & Stan Zimmerman November 16, 1985
10 10 "The Heart Attack" Jim Drake Susan Harris November 23, 1985
11 11 "The Return of Dorothy's Ex" Jim Drake Kathy Speer & Terry Grossman November 30, 1985
12 12 "The Custody Battle" Terry Hughes Winifred Hervey December 7, 1985
13 13 "A Little Romance" Terry Hughes Barry Fanaro & Mort Nathan December 14, 1985
14 14 "That Was No Lady" Jim Drake Liz Sage December 21, 1985
15 15 "In a Bed of Rose's" Terry Hughes Susan Harris January 11, 1986
16 16 "The Truth Will Out" Terry Hughes Susan Beavers January 18, 1986
17 17 "Nice and Easy" Terry Hughes Stuart Silverman February 1, 1986
18 18 "The Operation" Terry Hughes Winifred Hervey February 8, 1986
19 19 "Second Motherhood" Gary Shimokawa Christopher Lloyd February 15, 1986
20 20 "Adult Education" Jack Shea James Berg & Stan Zimmerman February 22, 1986
21 21 "Flu Attack" Terry Hughes James Berg & Stan Zimmerman March 1, 1986
22 22 "Job Hunting" Paul Bogart Kathy Speer & Terry Grossman March 8, 1986
23 23 "Blind Ambitions" Terry Hughes Bob Colleary March 29, 1986
24 24 "Big Daddy" Terry Hughes Barry Fanaro & Mort Nathan May 3, 1986
25 25 "The Way We Met" Terry Hughes Kathy Speer & Terry Grossman

Winifred Hervey Mort Nathan & Barry Fanaro

May 10, 1986

Season 2 (1986-87)Edit

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Title Directed by Written by Original air date
26 1 "End of the Curse" Terry Hughes Susan Harris September 27, 1986
27 2 "Ladies of the Evening" Terry Hughes Barry Fanaro & Mort Nathan October 4, 1986
28 3 "Take Him, He's Mine" Terry Hughes Kathy Speer & Terry Grossman October 11, 1986
29 4 "It's a Miserable Life" Terry Hughes Barry Fanaro & Mort Nathan November 1, 1986
30 5 "Isn't It Romantic?" Terry Hughes Jeffrey Duteil November 8, 1986
31 6 "Big Daddy's Little Lady" David Steinberg Russell Marcus November 15, 1986
32 7 "Family Affair" Terry Hughes Winifred Hervey November 22, 1986
33 8 "Vacation" Terry Hughes Winifred Hervey November 29, 1986
34 9 "Joust Between Friends" Terry Hughes Scott Spencer Gordon December 6, 1986
35 10 "Love, Rose" Terry Hughes Kathy Speer & Terry Grossman December 13, 1986
36 11 "'Twas the Nightmare Before Christmas" Terry Hughes Barry Fanaro & Mort Nathan December 20, 1986
37 12 "The Sisters" Terry Hughes Christopher Lloyd January 3, 1987
38 13 "The Stan Who Came to Dinner" Terry Hughes Kathy Speer & Terry Grossman January 10, 1987
39 14 "The Actor" Terry Hughes Barry Fanaro & Mort Nathan January 17, 1987
40 15 "Before and After" Terry Hughes Bob Rosenfarb January 24, 1987
41 16 "And Then There Was One" Terry Hughes Russell Marcus January 31, 1987
42 17 "Bedtime Story" Terry Hughes Kathy Speer & Terry Grossman

Mort Nathan & Barry Fanaro

February 7, 1987
43 18 "Forgive Me, Father" Terry Hughes Kathy Speer & Terry Grossman February 14, 1987
44 19 "Long Day's Journey into Marinara" Terry Hughes Barry Fanaro & Mort Nathan February 21, 1987
45 20 "Whose Face Is This, Anyway?" Terry Hughes Winifred Hervey February 28, 1987
46 21 "Dorothy's Prized Pupil" Terry Hughes Christopher Lloyd March 14, 1987
47 22 "Diamond in the Rough" Terry Hughes Jan Fischer & William Weidner March 21, 1987
48 23 "Son-in-Law Dearest" Terry Hughes Patt Shea & Harriet Weiss March 28, 1987
49 24 "To Catch a Neighbor" Terry Hughes Russell Marcus May 2, 1987
50 25 "A Piece of Cake" Terry Hughes Kathy Speer & Terry Grossman

Mort Nathan & Barry Fanaro

May 9, 1987
51 26 "Empty Nests" Jay Sandrich Susan Harris May 16, 1987

Season 3 (1987-88)Edit

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Title Directed by Written by Original air date
52 1 "Old Friends" Terry Hughes Kathy Speer & Terry Grossman September 19, 1987
53 2 "One for the Money" Terry Hughes Kathy Speer & Terry Grossman

Barry Fanaro & Mort Nathan Winifred Hervey Stallworth

September 26, 1987
54 3 "Bringing Up Baby" Terry Hughes Barry Fanaro & Mort Nathan October 3, 1987
55 4 "The Housekeeper" Terry Hughes Winifred Hervey Stallworth October 17, 1987
56 5 "Nothing to Fear But Fear Itself" Terry Hughes Christopher Lloyd October 24, 1987
57 6 "Letter to Gorbachev" Terry Hughes Barry Fanaro & Mort Nathan October 31, 1987
58 7 "Strange Bedfellows" Terry Hughes Christopher Lloyd November 7, 1987
59 8 "Brotherly Love" Terry Hughes Jeffrey Ferro & Fredric Weiss November 14, 1987
60 9 "A Visit from Little Sven" Terry Hughes David Nichols November 21, 1987
61 10 "The Audit" Terry Hughes Winifred Hervey Stallworth November 28, 1987
62 11 "Three on a Couch" Terry Hughes Jeffrey Ferro & Fredric Weiss December 5, 1987
63 12 "Charlie's Buddy" Terry Hughes Kathy Speer & Terry Grossman December 12, 1987
64 13 "The Artist" Terry Hughes Christopher Lloyd December 19, 1987
65 14 "Blanche's Little Girl" Terry Hughes Kathy Speer & Terry Grossman January 2, 1988
66 15 "Dorothy's New Friend" Terry Hughes Robert Bruce & Martin Weiss January 16, 1988
67 16 "Grab That Dough" Terry Hughes Winifred Hervey Stallworth January 23, 1988
68 17 "My Brother, My Father" Terry Hughes Barry Fanaro & Mort Nathan February 6, 1988
69/70 18/19 "Golden Moments" Terry Hughes Teleplay by: Mort Nathan & Barry Fanaro

Story by: Kathy Speer & Terry Grossman

February 13, 1988
71 20 "And Ma Makes Three" Terry Hughes Winifred Hervey Stallworth February 20, 1988
72 21 "Larceny and Old Lace" Terry Hughes Teleplay by: Robert Bruce & Martin Weiss

Story by: Jeffrey Ferro & Fredric Weiss

February 27, 1988
73 22 "Rose's Big Adventure" Terry Hughes Jeff Abugov March 12, 1988
74 23 "Mixed Blessings" Terry Hughes Christopher Lloyd March 19, 1988
75 24 "Mister Terrific" Terry Hughes Kathy Speer & Terry Grossman April 30, 1988
76 25 "Mother's Day" Terry Hughes Teleplay by: Barry Fanaro & Mort Nathan

Story by: Kathy Speer & Terry Grossman

May 7, 1988

Season 4 (1988-89)Edit

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Title Directed by Written by Original air date
77 1 "Yes, We Have No Havanas" Terry Hughes Mort Nathan & Barry Fanaro October 8, 1988
78 2 "The Days and Nights of Sophia Petrillo" Terry Hughes Kathy Speer & Terry Grossman October 22, 1988
79 3 "The One That Got Away" Terry Hughes Christopher Lloyd October 29, 1988
80 4 "Yokel Hero" Terry Hughes Martin Weiss & Robert Bruce November 5, 1988
81 5 "Bang the Drum, Stanley" Terry Hughes Robert Bruce & Martin Weiss November 12, 1988
82 6 "Sophia's Wedding: Part 1" Terry Hughes Barry Fanaro & Mort Nathan November 19, 1988
83 7 "Sophia's Wedding: Part 2" Terry Hughes Barry Fanaro & Mort Nathan November 26, 1988
84 8 "Brother, Can You Spare That Jacket?" Terry Hughes Kathy Speer & Terry Grossman December 3, 1988
85 9 "Scared Straight" Terry Hughes Christopher Lloyd December 10, 1988
86 10 "Stan Takes a Wife" Terry Hughes Winifred Hervey-Stallworth January 7, 1989
87 11 "The Auction" Terry Hughes Eric Cohen January 14, 1989
88 12 "Blind Date" Terry Hughes Christopher Lloyd January 28, 1989
89 13 "The Impotence of Being Ernest" Steve Zuckerman Teleplay byRick Copp & David A. Goodman

Story by: Kevin Abbott

February 4, 1989
90 14 "Love Me Tender" Terry Hughes Richard Vaczy & Tracy Gamble February 6, 1989
91 15 "Valentine's Day" Terry Hughes Kathy Speer & Terry Grossman

Barry Fanaro & Mort Nathan

February 11, 1989
92 16 "Two Rode Together" Terry Hughes Robert Bruce & Martin Weiss February 18, 1989
93 17 "You Gotta Have Hope" Terry Hughes Barry Fanaro & Mort Nathan February 25, 1989
94 18 "Fiddler on the Ropes" Terry Hughes Kathy Speer & Terry Grossman March 4, 1989
95 19 "Till Death Do We Volley" Terry Hughes Richard Vaczy & Tracy Gamble March 18, 1989
96 20 "High Anxiety" Terry Hughes Martin Weiss & Robert Bruce March 25, 1989
97 21 "Little Sister" Terry Hughes Christopher Lloyd April 1, 1989
98 22 "Sophia's Choice" Terry Hughes Richard Vaczy & Tracy Gamble April 15, 1989
99 23 "Rites of Spring" Terry Hughes Eric Cohen April 29, 1989
100 24 "Foreign Exchange" Terry Hughes Harriet B. Helberg & Sandy Helberg May 6, 1989
101/102 25/26 "We're Outta Here" Terry Hughes Part 1: Barry Fanaro & Mort Nathan

Part 2: Kathy Speer & Terry Grossman

May 13, 1989

Season 5 (1989-90)Edit

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Title Directed by Written by Original air date
103 1 "Sick and Tired: Part 1" Terry Hughes Susan Harris September 23, 1989
104 2 "Sick and Tired: Part 2" Terry Hughes Susan Harris September 30, 1989
105 3 "The Accurate Conception" Terry Hughes Gail Parent October 14, 1989
106 4 "Rose Fights Back" Terry Hughes Marc Sotkin October 21, 1989
107 5 "Love Under the Big Top" Terry Hughes Richard Vaczy & Tracy Gamble October 28, 1989
108 6 "Dancing in the Dark" Terry Hughes Phillip Jayson Lasker November 4, 1989
109 7 "Not Another Monday" Terry Hughes Gail Parent November 11, 1989
110 8 "That Old Feeling" Terry Hughes Tom Whedon November 18, 1989
111 9 "Comedy of Errors" Terry Hughes Don Reo November 25, 1989
112 10 "All That Jazz" Terry Hughes Robert Bruce & Martin Weiss December 2, 1989
113 11 "Ebb Tide" Terry Hughes Marc Sotkin December 9, 1989
114 12 "Have Yourself a Very Little Christmas" Terry Hughes Tom Whedon December 16, 1989
115 13 "Mary Has a Little Lamb" Terry Hughes Harold Apter January 6, 1990
116 14 "Great Expectations" Terry Hughes Robert Bruce & Martin Weiss January 13, 1990
117 15 "Triple Play" Terry Hughes Gail Parent January 27, 1990
118 16 "Clinton Avenue Memoirs" Terry Hughes Richard Vaczy & Tracy Gamble February 3, 1990
119 17 "Like the Beep Beep Beep of the Tom-Tom" Terry Hughes Phillip Jayson Lasker February 10, 1990
120 18 "An Illegitimate Concern" Terry Hughes Marc Cherry & Jamie Wooten February 12, 1990
121 19 "72 Hours" Terry Hughes Richard Vaczy & Tracy Gamble February 17, 1990
122 20 "Twice in a Lifetime" Terry Hughes Robert Bruce & Martin Weiss February 24, 1990
123 21 "Sisters and Other Strangers" Terry Hughes Marc Cherry & Jamie Wooten March 3, 1990
124 22 "Cheaters" Terry Hughes Tom Whedon March 24, 1990
125 23 "The Mangiacavallo Curse Makes a Lousy Wedding Present" Terry Hughes Phillip Jayson Lasker March 31, 1990
126 24 "All Bets Off" Terry Hughes Eugene B. Stein April 28, 1990
127/128 25/26 "The President's Coming! The President's Coming!" Lex Passaris Part 1: Marc Sotkin & Gail Parent

Martin Weiss & Robert Bruce Part 2: Philip Jayson Lasker Tom Whedon Marc Cherry & Jamie Wooten

May 5, 1990

Season 6 (1990-91)Edit

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Title Directed by Written by Original air date
129 1 "Blanche Delivers" Matthew Diamond Gail Parent & Jim Vallely September 22, 1990
130 2 "Once, in St. Olaf" Matthew Diamond Harold Apter September 29, 1990
131 3 "If at Last You Do Succeed" Matthew Diamond Robert Spina October 6, 1990
132 4 "Snap Out of It" Matthew Diamond Richard Vaczy & Tracy Gamble October 13, 1990
133 5 "Wham, Bam, Thank You, Mammy" Matthew Diamond Marc Cherry & Jamie Wooten October 20, 1990
134 6 "Feelings" Matthew Diamond Don Seigel & Jerry Perzigian October 27, 1990
135 7 "Zborn Again" Matthew Diamond Mitchell Hurwitz November 3, 1990
136 8 "How Do You Solve a Problem Like Sophia?" Matthew Diamond Marc Cherry & Jamie Wooten November 10, 1990
137 9 "Mrs. George Devereaux" Matthew Diamond Richard Vaczy & Tracy Gamble November 17, 1990
138 10 "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun... Before They Die" Matthew Diamond Gail Parent & Jim Vallely November 24, 1990
139 11 "Stand by Your Man" Matthew Diamond Tom Whedon December 1, 1990
140 12 "Ebbtide's Revenge" Matthew Diamond Marc Sotkin December 15, 1990
141 13 "The Bloom Is Off the Rose" Matthew Diamond Phillip Jayson Lasker January 5, 1991
142 14 "Sister of the Bride" Matthew Diamond Marc Cherry & Jamie Wooten January 12, 1991
143 15 "Miles to Go" Matthew Diamond Don Seigel & Jerry Perzigian January 19, 1991
144 16 "There Goes the Bride: Part 1" Matthew Diamond Teleplay by: Mitchell Hurwitz

Story by: Gail Parent & Jim Vallely and Mitchell Hurwitz

February 2, 1991
145 17 "There Goes the Bride: Part 2" Matthew Diamond Gail Parent & Jim Vallely February 9, 1991
146 18 "Older and Wiser" Matthew Diamond Richard Vaczy & Tracy Gamble February 16, 1991
147 19 "Melodrama" Matthew Diamond Robert Spina February 16, 1991
148 20 "Even Grandmas Get the Blues" Robert Berlinger Gail Parent & Jim Vallely March 2, 1991
149 21 "Witness" Zane Buzby Mitchell Hurwitz March 9, 1991
150 22 "What a Difference a Date Makes" Lex Passaris Marc Cherry & Jamie Wooten March 23, 1991
151 23 "Love for Sale" Peter D. Beyt Don Seigel & Jerry Perzigian April 6, 1991
152/153 24/25 "Never Yell Fire in a Crowded Retirement Home" Matthew Diamond Part 1Story by: Gail Parent

Teleplay by: Tracy Gamble & Richard Vaczy Tom Whedon Mitchell Hurwitz Part 2Story by: Jim Vallely Teleplay by: Richard Vaczy & Tracy Gamble Don Seigel & Jerry Perzigian

April 27, 1991
154 26 "Henny Penny — Straight, No Chaser" Judy Pioli Tom Whedon May 4, 1991


Season 7 (1991-92)Edit

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Title Directed by Written by Original airdate
155 1 "Hey, Look Me Over" Lex Passaris Mitchell Hurwitz September 21, 1991
156 2 "The Case of the Libertine Belle" Lex Passaris Tom Whedon September 28, 1991
157 3 "Beauty and the Beast" Lex Passaris Marc Cherry & Jamie Wooten October 5, 1991
158 4 "That's for Me to Know" Lex Passaris Kevin Abbott October 12, 1991
159 5 "Where's Charlie?" Lex Passaris Gail Parent & Jim Vallely October 19, 1991
160 6 "Mother Load" Lex Passaris Don Seigel & Jerry Perzigian October 26, 1991
161 7 "Dateline: Miami" Peter D. Beyt Marc Cherry & Jamie Wooten November 2, 1991
162/163 8/9 "The Monkey Show" Lex Passaris Mitchell Hurwitz & Marc Sotkin November 9, 1991
164 10 "Ro$e Love$ Mile$" Lex Passaris Don Seigel & Jerry Perzigian

Richard Vaczy & Tracy Gamble

November 16, 1991
165 11 "Room 7" Peter D. Beyt Tracy Gamble & Richard Vaczy November 23, 1991
166 12 "From Here to the Pharmacy" Lex Passaris Gail Parent & Jim Vallely December 7, 1991
167 13 "The Pope's Ring" Lex Passaris Kevin Abbott December 14, 1991
168 14 "Old Boyfriends" Peter D. Beyt Jamie Wooten & Marc Cherry January 4, 1992
169 15 "Goodbye, Mr. Gordon" Lex Passaris Gail Parent & Jim Vallely January 11, 1992
170 16 "The Commitments" Lex Passaris Tracy Gamble & Richard Vaczy January 25, 1992
171 17 "Questions and Answers" Lex Passaris Don Seigel & Jerry Perzigian February 8, 1992
172 18 "Ebbtide VI: The Wrath of Stan" Lex Passaris Marc Sotkin February 15, 1992
173 19 "Journey to the Center of Attention" Lex Passaris Jamie Wooten & Marc Cherry February 22, 1992
174/175 20/21 "A Midwinter Night's Dream" Lex Passaris Kevin Abbott & Tom Whedon February 29, 1992
176 22 "Rose: Portrait of a Woman" Lex Passaris Robert Spina March 7, 1992
177 23 "Home Again, Rose: Part 1" Peter D. Beyt Gail Parent April 25, 1992
178 24 "Home Again, Rose: Part 2" Peter D. Beyt Jim Vallely May 2, 1992
179/180 25/26 "One Flew Out of the Cuckoo's Nest" Lex Passaris Mitchell Hurwitz and Don Seigel & Jerry Perzigian May 9, 1992

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