End of the Curse September 27, 1986
Menopause initially causes Blanche to think that she is pregnant. After discovering the truth, however, she becomes severely depressed.
Ladies of the Evening October 4, 1986
The roommates are excited when they win tickets to the premiere of Burt Reynolds' new movie and passes to the after-party. However, they are mistakenly arrested for prostitution on the same night as the show.
Take Him, He's Mine October 11, 1986
Blanche and Stan hit it off, angering Dorothy. Meanwhile, Rose and Sophia team up to sell sandwiches – amid threats from "the mob."
It's a Miserable Life November 1, 1986
While the roommates are campaigning to save a 200-year-old oak tree, the most hated woman in the neighborhood, Freida Claxton, dies. Coincidentally, she expires after Rose angrily tells her to "drop dead." Out of ethics and guilt, they pay for the funeral, but no mourners show up.
Isn't It Romantic November 8, 1986
Dorothy's visiting lesbian friend from high school falls for Rose.
Big Daddy's Little Lady November 15, 1986
Blanche's father, " Big Daddy", plans to wed a much-younger woman. Meanwhile, Dorothy and Rose enter a song-writing contest.
Family Affair November 22, 1986
Blanche sets up Rose's Bridget on a date with Dorothy's son when the latter visits unexpectedly.
Vacation November 29, 1986
Dorothy, Rose, and Blanche travel to an island in the Caribbean, which turns out to be less than satisfactory. Back home in Miami, Sophia tries to woo a Japanese gardener.
Joust Between Friends December 6, 1986
Blanche becomes jealous and angry when Dorothy appears to outshine her while temporarily working at the museum.
Love, Rose December 13, 1986
Blanche and Dorothy write letters from a fictitious suitor in response to Rose's previously-unanswered personals ad, in hopes of cheering her up after a prolonged "dating slump."
Twas the Nightmare Before Christmas December 20, 1986
A series of mishaps almost ruins the ladies' Christmas, only for a total stranger to help them realize the truth in the end.
The Sisters January 3, 1987
Dorothy arranges for Sophia's estranged sister, Angela, to fly in from Sicily as a surprise gift for Sophia's birthday. However, the surprise ends up being on Dorothy.
The Stan Who Came to Dinner January 10, 1987
After major heart surgery, Stan temporarily moves in with the ladies, where he quickly overstays his welcome.
The Actor January 17, 1987
The ladies perform in a community play that stars a suave actor, who ends up dating every female in the cast.
Before and After January 24, 1987
Rose decides to "eat life" after suffering an esophageal spasm. After clashing with Blanche and Dorothy over this, she moves into a new apartment with new roommates, but ultimately ends up missing her old lifestyle.
And Then There Was One January 31, 1987
Sophia runs in a marathon, while the ladies babysit several children. Following the marathon, the parents of one of the children do not return, making Blanche feel maternal.
Bedtime Story February 7, 1987
Trying to decide on sleeping arrangements for visiting relatives, the ladies conjure up recollections of places where they have previously slept.
Forgive Me, Father February 14, 1987
Dorothy unwittingly befriends a priest, who decides on a major life change, thanks to Dorothy.
Long Day's Journey Into Marinara February 21, 1987
Sophia's sister, Angela, seems to want everyone and everything in Sophia's life.
Whose Face is This, Anyway? February 28, 1987
After attending her high school reunion, Blanche opts for plastic surgery. Meanwhile, Rose follows Dorothy around the house with a video camera to film her for a project.
Dorothy's Prized Pupil March 14, 1987
One of Dorothy's favorite students turns out to be an illegal alien.
Diamond in the Rough March 21, 1987
Blanche falls for a handsome caterer, and then has second thoughts because of their vast differences.
Son-in-Law Dearest April 11, 1987
Dorothy's daughter, Kate, arrives with shocking news, which the ladies initially get a false first impression over.
To Catch a Neighbor May 2, 1987
Undercover detectives stake-out at the ladies' house to capture jewel thieves.
A Piece of Cake May 9, 1987
The ladies have recollections of prior birthday celebrations while preparing for a surprise birthday party.
Empty Nests May 16, 1987
Neighbors Renee and George experience marital problems. * Note - This episode was a test pilot that was intended to become the spin-off series Empty Nest , but the cast and concept was later changed significantly.