The Golden Girls

The Actor

Season 2, Ep 14, Aired 1/17/87
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  • Episode Description
  • The community theater is putting on a play and each of the girls are planning on getting a part. Later, when they discover that a famous actor, Patrick Vaughn has been cast in the lead male role, Dorothy, Blanche and Rose each vie for the lead female role. Patrick soon begins romancing each one of them on the sly. Meanwhile, Sophia gets a job at Captain Jack's Seafood Shanty.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Betty White

    Rose Nylund

  • Bea Arthur

    Dorothy Zbornak

  • Rue McClanahan

    Blanche Devereaux

  • Estelle Getty

    Sophia Petrillo

  • Barry Fanaro

  • Fan Reviews (1)
  • The girls and community theater

    By missrachel, Dec 26, 2005

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (8)

    • Patrick: There's something I've been meaning to ask you all day. Rose: Mine are real!

    • Rose: (about Patrick) I hate to admit it, but he melts my Haagen-Daaz. Dorothy: Rose, you tramp!

    • Rose: Aren't you playing a tangerine in a television commercial? Patrick Vaughn: Yes. Blanche: Ooh, how exciting! Have you ever been a fruit before? Patrick Vaughn: No, but having been in the musical theater for thirty years, I've had my share of offers.

    • Rose: Dorothy, is this a good champagne? Dorothy: Gee, it's hard to tell... the "2 for $7" sticker is covering the year of the vintage.

    • Dorothy: He made me feel beautiful! Blanche: He made me feel young! Rose: He made me feel smart! Dorothy: God, what an actor!

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    Notes (2)

    • This episode was videotaped on December 5, 1986.

    • The background shot during the closing credits features Dorothy, Rose and Blanche (in costume) on the stage where they are performing their play, after they have just learned that the "Actor" has been with all the women.

    Trivia (1)

    • Rose calls Patrick "pafluganockin" when she finds out he's been dating Dorothy too. When they ask her what she said, the second time she calls him "scarfluganockin."

    Allusions (1)

    • When she's dressed like Vasco de Gama, yes. Vasco de Gama was a famousPortuguese explorer who was the commander of the first ships to sail directly from Europe to India.

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