The Golden Girls

Old Boyfriends

Season 7, Ep 14, Aired 1/4/92
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  • Episode Description
  • Sophia's attempts at trying to find a man through the personals goes awry when the man she meets, has a shadow, his sister and they both have a hidden agenda. Meanwhile, Rose meets with an old boyfriend from St. Olaf, one whom she can't remember.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Betty White

    Rose Nylund

  • Bea Arthur

    Dorothy Zbornak

  • Rue McClanahan

    Blanche Devereaux

  • Estelle Getty

    Sophia Petrillo

  • Marc Cherry

  • Fan Reviews (2)
  • Rose can't remember Thor Anderson, from St.Olaf. Meanwhile Sophia starts dating Marvin and his wife!

    By grewupwatching, Apr 20, 2010

  • Season 7, Episode 14.

    By Wanted23, Aug 21, 2008

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (4)

    • Thor: They called me Skipper. Blanche: Why? Because you liked boats? Thor: Nope, because I liked to skip.

    • (Marvin and his sister have just admitted being married to each other) Dorothy: So it's true you did want my mother for sex games!

    • Dorothy: I thought the two of you might like some nice cool lemonade. Sophia: Marvin is married to Sarah. Dorothy: (to Marvin) You don't get any lemonade.

    • Dorothy: The slut is dead, long live the slut!

    Notes (2)

    • Rose had 56 boyfriends in her senior year of high school.

    • Betty White and Rue McClanahan reunite with guest star Ken Berry who starred with both of them on Mama's Family.

    Trivia (2)

    • When Thor (Ken Berry) sees Rose for the first time, he does not give his last name.  It is Rose (Betty White) who asks, "Thor?  Thor Anderson?  I can't believe it!"  Minutes later, when Thor leaves the house, Rose comments to the other girls, "I haven't the slightest idea who that man is."

      How does Rose know Thor's last name without recognizing him?

    • This is the second time Sophia was involved in a situation that was prompted by someone's impending death. (The other was the episode where Sophia's friend wanted her to assist with the friend's suicide.)

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