The Golden Girls

Season 7 Episode 19

Journey to the Center of Attention

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Aired Unknown Feb 22, 1992 on NBC
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Journey to the Center of Attention
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Blanche brings a lonely, Dorothy down to the Rusty Anchor for a night of excitement. However, Blanche, had no intention of being pushed off her throne by Dorothy, who begins singing and instantly becomes the center of attention.

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  • Season 7, Episode 19.

    9.6
    Decent episode. The women are enjoyable. Blanche is funny! She says that if people will dance with a corpse than they will dance with Dorothy. Haha! Bea Arthur isn't really such a bad singer. Neither is Rue McClanahan. Blanche is such a tramp, though. Very cool. "Is that a gun or are you just happy to see me?" The man pulled out a gun. LMAO! Blanche wanted to sing on Sundays because of the way the men at the bar act. Hehe. Not one of the best episodes of the season, but it was nonetheless very, very enjoyable! Not surprising from The Golden Girls...moreless
  • Tired of watching Dorothy waste her time, Blanche takes her to the local bar. But it is Blanche who is in for a surprise when Dorothy becomes very popular with the men.moreless

    8.5
    Good episode which contains a very funny scene with Blanche trying to take the spotlight away from Dorothy, but fails miserably. As Dorothy becomes more popular with the men, Blanche becomes more frustrated. In the end, Blanche admits her insecurities and that she is indeed jealous of Dorothy. Dorothy overcomes her insecurities as well, as we watch her become more self-confident. The two eventually agree to visit the bar on separate nights and to end that night singing a duet. However, Blanche still enjoys the spotlight because she picks a song that Dorothy says she does not know the words to.moreless

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    • According to Rue McClanahan's interview with TVLegends, this episode is her favorite.

    • In the first scene of this episode, Dorothy has a bowl of popcorn on her lap. The amount of popcorn changes between shots. It immediately goes from overflowing to being only about half full.

    • Dorothy sings "What'll I Do" and "Hard-Hearted Hannah". Blanche sings "I Wanna Be Loved By You".

    • When Blanche is performing for the guys at the Rusty Anchor, she sits in the lap of a man that just had hip surgery. However, when she starts to twirl the microphone around and round and loses control of it, the man who had hip surgery has no problem in standing quickly and running away from the table.

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  • ALLUSIONS (1)

    • The episode title, Journey to the center of attention is a reference to novel "Journey to the Center of the Earth" written by Jules Verne.

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