The Golden Girls

Larceny and Old Lace

Season 3, Ep 21, Aired 2/27/88
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  • Episode Description
  • Sophia's latest boyfriend, Rocco claims to have been involved in the mob, so when the girls discover a bag of Rocco's with thousands of dollars in it, they assume he robbed a bank. Meanwhile, Dorothy and Blanche sneak a peak at Rose's diary.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Betty White

    Rose Nylund

  • Bea Arthur

    Dorothy Zbornak

  • Rue McClanahan

    Blanche Devereaux

  • Estelle Getty

    Sophia Petrillo

  • Terry Hughes

  • Fan Reviews (2)
  • Sophia's new boyfriend is a criminal.

    By tvFanatic2008, Oct 10, 2006

  • One of the season's best episodes.

    By Ummagnumma, Apr 27, 2006

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (8)

    • Sophia: (telling a story) 3 friends, arguing over a camel.
      Rose: (interrupting) How many humps?
      Sophia: None! It was the last cigarette!

    • Dorothy: Here's here isn't he? Sophia: Who? Dorothy: "Who?" I'll tell you who Rcoko! (Sophia pretennds she doesn't know who he is) Sophia: (thoughtful) Rocko... Dorothy: I'll refresh your memory; The man you met in the police line up. Sophia: (defensive) I was there to identify the guy who stole my purse! Rocko was there on a trumped up charge. Dorothy: Ma, they caught him on a billboard, spray painting something obscene on Spud mckenzi. Sophia: The dog they use in those ads is really a female! Rocko was just making spud anatomically correct.

    • Rose: Hi girls... gee what's my diary doing here? Next to a pair of pliers? Blanche: Rose, whatever it is you're thinking - it isn't true. Rose: Good - then George Bush isn't married to his mother?

    • (After seeing Dorothy banging Rose's diary on the kitchen table and coughing) Blanche: Use the knife.

    • Dorothy, Blanche, Rose: Oh, I'm sorry! I'm sorry! I forgive you! (all hug) Sophia: Great. Now get the hell out of my room!

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    Notes (2)

    • This episode was videotaped on February 05, 1988.

    • The background shot during the closing credits features Dorothy, Rose and Blanche at the kitchen table, with Dorothy leaning back and laughing as Blanche as Rose smile on.

    Trivia (3)

    • When Sophia says she has plenty of room to store Rocco's garbage in her bedroom, you see Sophia leading him all the way down the hall. Then later that night when Dorothy and the girls are in Sophia's room, they are in the room at the first door on the right.

    • When the girls were sharing romantic moment stories, Dorothy spoke of the night she and Stan got engaged when she downed a glass of champagne and swallowed her ring. She had to have gotten engaged at age 17. How could she be drinking champagne at a restaurant?

    • When Rocco comes in with his shopping cart full of his "life", Sophia and Rocco are shown going down the hallway as Rocco exclaims "Yes, Mrs. Cleaver!" to Dorothy. In the next shot, Rose goes over to pick up her diary off the coffee table, clearly showing a shot of the hallway! With a cart that big, how'd both Sophia and Rocco manage to disappear so fast?

    Allusions (1)

    • Sophia and Dorothy mention "Spuds Mackenzie" and how Rocco defaced a billboard with her face on it.

      Spuds Mackenziewas part of the advertising of Bud Light from 1987-1989.

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