The Golden Girls


Season 2, Ep 8, Aired 11/29/86
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  • Episode Description
  • The girls' dream vacation in the Caribbean turns out to be far from what was advertised in the brochure, as they get stuck in a cheap motel, sharing the bathroom with three men. Meanwhile, with the girls away, Sophia begins a romance with the gardener.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Betty White

    Rose Nylund

  • Bea Arthur

    Dorothy Zbornak

  • Rue McClanahan

    Blanche Devereaux

  • Estelle Getty

    Sophia Petrillo

  • Winifred Hervey

  • Fan Reviews (1)
  • The girls go on vacation and wind up sharing a room with three jerks.

    By tvFanatic2008, Oct 09, 2006

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (6)

    • Ramone: You Americans! You measure everything by the almighty dollar! Rose: We're trying to learn the metric system, but it isn't easy!

    • Sophia: It will be nice to have the house to myself. I can vacuum in the nude!

    • Sophia: (to Mr. Mitsumo) I know you look at me and think I'm a girl who gets around.

    • Blanche: Dorothy. Should we be listening to Rose? Dorothy: Quite. I don't think we're allowed to talk while we work.

    • Jaques: Look out this window. What do you see? Rose: Two guys beating up an old lady.

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    Notes (3)

    • This episode was videotaped on August 22, 1986.

    • Tom Villard, who plays Rick in this episode, would later appear in the Golden Girls episode "Rose: Portrait of a Woman."

    • The background shot during the closing credits features Dorothy, Rose and Blanche smiling around the campfire.

    Trivia (4)

    • Blanche, Dorothy, and Rose along with their three male counterparts are supposedly involved in a storm and a shipwreck. Yet when they finally run onto the island, their hair and clothes are completely dry, with the exception of Dorothy's pants.

    • In a future episode we find out that Dorothy has a serious fear of flying. However, she has no problem in taking a flight in this episode.

    • Tom Villard who plays Rick in this episode returns in a seventh season episode entitled Rose: Portrait of a Woman playing Dorothy's ex-student who offers her a job. Many may know him from 1991 movie My Girl starring Macaulay Culkinin as the hippie student in Vada's writing class. Sadly, Mr. Villard passed away from AIDS related pneumonia in 1994.

    • In this episode while stranded on the beach we find out Rose had a nose job...but in a later episode when Blanche is thinking of having plastic surgery Rose says she doesn't believe in plastic surgery and that she would be too scared to ever have any done

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