The Golden Girls

The Monkey Show (1)

Season 7, Ep 8, Aired 11/9/91
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  • Episode Description
  • A hurricane is brewing and it's not just outside after Dorothy gets a visit first from Stan with news that he's over her and moving on with his life. Dorothy quickly discovers who he's moving on with, her sister, Gloria. Meanwhile, Blanche and Rose hold a telethon to save a lighthouse.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Betty White

    Rose Nylund

  • Bea Arthur

    Dorothy Zbornak

  • Rue McClanahan

    Blanche Devereaux

  • Estelle Getty

    Sophia Petrillo

  • Marc Sotkin

  • Fan Reviews (2)
  • Season 7, Episode 8.

    By Wanted23, Aug 18, 2008

  • this episode is when gloria comes to visit and brings a hurricane with her. Also in this episode Dorothy and Stan have their final therapist session together.

    By 7thgamegirl, Sep 05, 2007

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (2)

    • (Sophia comes into kitchen and start puting shovels ropes and other supplies onto table) Dorothy: Ma, what are you doing!? Sophia: Getting ready there's a Hurricane Ah Comin!! Dorothy(quirk eye-brow) "Ah Comin!?" Sophia: Yes people only use the Ah if a REALLY BIG STORM is Ah comin or Ah brewin!! Dorothy: Look Ma, I don't mean to be Ah Critizing you. Sophia(slight glare) Don't you patranize me! Dorothy: I'm not patranizeing you i'm Ah Mockin you! Rose: How are you so sure a Hurricane is coming? Sophia: When you get past 80 two things happen. 1 you become more intuned with the weather and 2 Corn becomes your enemy!

    • Dorothy: It's so hard to dress for a psychiatrist. If you wear black, they think you're depressed. If you wear red, they think you're angry. Blanche: If you wear a negligee, they think you want to sleep with them. Dorothy: Why aren't you arrested more?

    Notes (2)

    • This episode originally aired in a one-hour block with its second part but is seen syndicated in two separate blocks. This episode aired as part of NBC's hurricane night, each featuring a crossover, with the Empty Nest episode Windy featuring Estelle Getty and the Nurses episode Begone with the Wind featuring Betty White.

    • Gloria Petrillo, Dorothy's sister, appears for the second time and final time played by Dena Dietrich. Gloria was previously portrayed by Doris Belack in the first season episode The Custody Battle.

    Trivia (1)

    • When Sophia has both Gloria and Dorothy by her side, she says something like "My two little girls...." and raises both of their arms. All three begin to sit on the couch when it cuts to a shot of Blanche. But when it cuts back to Sophia, Gloria, and Dorothy, they repeat the same action of beginning to sit on the couch.

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