Long Day's Journey into Marinara was the 19th episode of Season 2 of The Golden Girls, also the 44th overall series episode. Directed by Terry Hughes, and co-written by Terry Hughes and co-written Barry Fanaro and Mort Nathan, the episode premiered on NBC-TV, originally airing on February 21, 1987.


Sophia believes her sister Angela is trying to steal her boyfriend from her.


Sophia's sister, Angela, makes another visit to the girls. It is revealed that she is now alone in Sicily without any living family. With a bit of prodding from Dorothy, she decides to move to Miami, specifically into the house, much the the vexation of Sophia. Sophia is convinced Angela is moving in on her territory and trying to steal her life and her boyfriend. In the meantime Rose is looking after a musically talented chicken that plays the piano. 

Guest Stars Edit

Trivia Edit

  • The episode title is a pun on the Broadway play by Eugene O'Neill, "Long Day's Journey Into Night".
  • In this episode, Sophia mentions that she and Angela are the last of the original family. In reality they both had a brother Angelo who would appear later on in the series.

Scene execepts Edit

Quotes from script
  • Dorothy: Rose, is this another one of those Scandanavian viking concoctions?
  • Rose: Yes! It's called Geneukenfleuken cake. An ancient recipe but I amercanised it.
  • Dorothy: So one might say you brought "Geneukenfleuken" into the 80s?*Rose: Yes. But I'm not one to blow my own vetugenfluken.
  • Sophia: I can't even reach mine.

  • Angela:You know I like Rose. When a woman throws herself on a platter of chicken and screams "murderer" she's not playing with a full set of Bocce balls.

  • Dorothy: Ah...Rose, do you know off hand if 911 is the right number to call for a straight jacket?

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