This page contains the list of all of the episodes of the short-lived CBS-TV series The Golden Palace, which ran on the network from September 18, 1992, to May 14, 1993. The show is a spin-off of the sitcom The Golden Girls, continuing the story from that series. CBS cancelled the spin-off in 1993 after one season.
|No.||Title||Directed by:||Written by:||Original airdate|
|1||"The Golden Palace (Pilot)"||Terry Hughes||Susan Harris||September 18, 1992|
|Pilot episode: Rose, Blanche and Sophia move out of their home and into The Golden Palace hotel where they meet the manager named Roland, his foster child Oliver, and the chef, named Chuy.|
|2||"Promotional Considerations"||Lex Passaris||Jim Vallely||September 25, 1992|
Rose makes a deal with producers of a talk show to have guests on the show stay at the Golden Palace, in exchange for an ad acknowledging the hotel... until they find out that one of their newest guests is a killer.
Guest-starring Bobcat Goldthwait.
|3||"Miles, We Hardly Knew Ye"||Peter D. Beyt||Marc Cherry,
|October 2, 1992|
|When Blanche finds Rose's boyfriend, Miles' (Harold Gould) name in the hotel guest list, she suspects he has been cheating on her and she plans to tell Rose. However, her plan backfires when Roland tells her that the Miles Webber who comes to the hotel is a different guy, which causes tension between Rose and Blanche. As Rose prepares to put her relationship with Miles back on track, Miles reveals a devastating secret.|
|4||"One Old Lady to Go"||Lex Passaris||Jim Vallely||October 9, 1992|
Rose makes friends with an old woman (Anne Haney) at the hotel.
Margaret Cho makes an early television appearance.
|5||"Ebbtide for the Defense"||Peter D. Beyt||Marc Sotkin||October 16, 1992|
|Just as Rose has overbooked the hotel with guests — the majority of whom are lawyers visiting the city for a convention — Blanche and Roland find that the hotel'shas been canceled.|
|6||"Can't Stand Losing You"||Peter D. Beyt||Mitchell Hurwitz||October 23, 1992|
|The girls compete to help Roland find a date, and Blanche brings in an old girlfriend (Kim Fields).|
|7||"Seems Like Old Times (Part 1)"||Lex Passaris||Marc Cherry,
|October 30, 1992|
Dorothy reunites with her old friends at the hotel, and is shocked at how hard her mother Sophia is working.
Bea Arthur returns as Dorothy Zbornak for this two-parter.
|8||"Seems Like Old Times (Part 2)"||Lex Passaris||Jim Vallely||November 6, 1992|
Dorothy, Blanche and Rose search for Sophia, who has gone missing.
Features the final appearance of Bea Arthur as Dorothy. Jack Black has a small role. This also marks the first and final appearance of Shady Pines, the frequently mentioned throughout The Golden Girls original series.
|9||"Just a Gigolo"||Lex Passaris||Tony DeLia||November 13, 1992|
|Blanche is escorted to a dance by a gigolo named Nick (Barry Bostwick).|
|10||"Marriage on the Rocks, with a Twist"||Peter D. Beyt||Marc Cherry,
|November 20, 1992|
Roland's parents visit the hotel with the announcement that they're getting a divorce.
|11||"Camp Town Races Aren't Nearly as Much Fun as They Used to Be"||Lex Passaris||Marc Sotkin||December 4, 1992|
|Blanche and Roland have a disagreement over a Confederate flag hung on the front desk. Also Rose is against guests coming into the hotel to only have sex.|
|12||"It's Beginning to Look a Lot (Less) Like Christmas"||Peter D. Beyt||Jonathan Schmock||December 18, 1992|
|Chuy has a Christmas Carol-esque nightmare about Rose, Blanche, and Sophia.|
|13||"Rose and Fern"||Peter D. Beyt||Marc Sotkin||January 8, 1993|
Rose's ex, Miles, keeps calling the hotel, leading Rose to believe he wants to get back together with her.
Harold Gould makes his last appearance as Miles.
|14||"Runaways"||Lex Passaris||Mitchell Hurwitz||January 15, 1993|
|Oliver's mother (Joely Fisher) has arrived to take her son home. However, Oliver and Sophia have run away in a stolen car.|
|15||"Heartbreak Hotel"||Lex Passaris||Julie Thacker||January 29, 1993|
Blanche tries to win over the man who snubbed her in college, who ends up falling for Rose.
Guest-starring Dick van Patten.
|16||"Señor Stinky Learns Absolutely Nothing About Life"||Peter D. Beyt||Marc Sotkin||February 5, 1993|
|Roland, Rose, and Brad the pool man form a volleyball team, and constantly leave Chuy out.|
|17||"Say Goodbye, Rose"||Peter D. Beyt||Jim Vallely||February 12, 1993|
Rose's new boyfriend, Bill (Eddie Albert), bears a striking resemblance to her late husband, Charlie. Meanwhile, the hotel holds a comedy competition.
|18||"You've Lost That Livin' Feeling"||Peter D. Beyt||Marco Pennette||February 19, 1993|
|Rose invites a restaurant critic (Eric Christmas) to review the hotel restaurant's food. There, the critic drops dead, and the staff fear that Chuy — whom the critic once gave a bad review — may have poisoned him.|
|19||"A New Leash on Life"||Lex Passaris||Marco Pennette||April 2, 1993|
|Blanche's new love interest plans to put his racing greyhound to sleep if it doesn't win its next race. This does not sit well with Rose. Roland fears that Chuy his dating his mother and tries to put a stop to it.|
|20||"Pro and Concierge"||Lex Passaris||Kevin Rooney||April 9, 1993|
|Blanche fires Roland after he is caught in a job interview with the rep of another hotel chain. Blanche and Rose suggest that Sophia should go on a vacation...so she stays at the hotel.|
|21||"Tad"||Peter D. Beyt||Marc Cherry,
|April 16, 1993|
|Blanche's mentally disabled brother Tad (Ned Beatty) visits the hotel, and falls for Rose.|
|22||"One Angry Stan"||Lex Passaris||Michael Davidoff,
|April 30, 1993|
Stanley Zbornak, Dorothy's ex-husband, finds himself in trouble with the IRS and fakes his own death.
Last appearance of Stan Zbornak by Herbert Edelman.
|23||"Sex, Lies and Tortillas"||Lex Passaris||Michael Davidoff,
|May 7, 1993|
|Spring break at the Golden Palace: Roland discovers a college kid who has been sneaking friends into his room, Chuy tries to get into the Guinness Book of World Records, and Rose's granddaughter (Brooke Theiss) checks into the hotel with plans of sleeping with her boyfriend.|
|24||"The Chicken and the Egg"||Lex Passaris||Mitchell Hurwitz||May 14, 1993|
|Blanche calls upon her daughter Rebecca for an egg cell after agreeing to have her beau's children, then she has a dream that she, Rose, Sophia, Roland and Chuy are pregnant. This was the last episode. The show was cancelled before the second season was planned to be produced.|
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- ↑ "BBC - Comedy Guide - The Golden Palace". Web.archive.org. http://web.archive.org/web/20041215085922/http://www.bbc.co.uk/comedy/guide/articles/g/goldenpalacethe_1299001284.shtml. Retrieved 2013-09-09.