Vacation was the 8th episode of Season 2 of The Golden Girls, also the 33rd overall episode. Directed by Terry Hughes, and written by Winifred Hervey, it premiered on NBC-TV on November 29, 1986.
Dorothy, Rose, and Blanche's vacation to a tropical island is a complete disaster. Meanwhile, Sophia befriends a Japanese gardener who speaks almost no English.
The girls go on a vacation to the Carribean only to be shipwrecked after a boating accident. The women, with Rose as their leader, must face the possibility of never going home. Mean while Sophia begins to fall for the Japanese man who works for the women.