The Golden Girls

Snap Out Of It

Season 6, Ep 4, Aired 10/13/90
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  • Episode Description
  • Dorothy decides to help Sophia with the Meals on Wheels program and runs across a reclusive man who hasn't stepped out of his apartment since the 1960's. Meanwhile, Blanche's birthday is coming up and Rose becomes determined to find out her real age.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Betty White

    Rose Nylund

  • Bea Arthur

    Dorothy Zbornak

  • Rue McClanahan

    Blanche Devereaux

  • Estelle Getty

    Sophia Petrillo

  • Richard Vaczy

  • Fan Reviews (2)
  • Dull, dull... and more dull

    By readysetgo88, Aug 10, 2008

  • Dorothy tries to bring a man into the 90s.

    By tvFanatic2008, Oct 10, 2006

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (6)

    • Sophia: (before going in to a Meals-on-Wheels customer) Just remember two things, compliment her cat, and Jews rule the world. (steps in) Hi, Fluffy, looking good.

    • Dorothy: Tell me something, Rose, is "Kill the Bitch" one of the traditional party games?

    • Jimmy: Who are you? Dorothy: Sergeant Zbornak, food police. Now hand over that turkey loaf. Jimmy: No, I need this food, except for the carrot raisin salad, I never understood carrot raisin salad.

    • Dorothy: Jimmy's making a lot of progress, although I think he could make more progress if Ma would stop yelling 'boo'.

    • Dorothy: (to Jimmy) What are you doing here? You're not old. You're not ill. You're no slave to fashion.

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    Notes (5)

    • Martin Mull is not as likely to be BEST remember for his role on Roseanne. His classic role as the host of Fernwood 2Night will always be his most beloved and best remembered role.

    • This episode was videotaped on August 17, 1990.

    • This episode has a secondary plot of Rose planning a surprise birthday party for Blanche for the first time. However, in Episode 50, A Piece of Cake, in a memory episode, it is revealed that Rose threw a surprise birthday party for Blanche while Sophia was still living at Shady Pines.

    • On her birth certificate, Blanche's age is "deleted by authority of the governor."

    • Actor Martin Mull is best known as having played the recurring character of Leon on Roseanne.

    Allusions (1)

    • Sophia: It's like the Good Lord says, "You gotta know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em, know when to walk away."

      Dorothy: Ma, that isn't the Good Lord; that's Kenny Rogers.

      Kenny Rogers is a well-known country singer, most known for his song "Islands in the Stream" with Dolly Parton. The song Sophia is referencing is entitled "The Gambler".

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