In another episode Rose admits she was adopted and that she spent the first eight years of her life in an orphanage... in this episode she says she was left on a doorstep and was taken in by her parents at birth.
Dorothy: Thank God you're allright.
Sophia: Speaking of God, I made a promise that if He got me through this operation alive, I'd tell you how I really got this hernia.
Dorothy: You mean it wasn't from moving the sofa?
Sophia: Please, it's wicker.
Brother Martin: Don't I know you from somewhere? You look very familiar.
Rose: I get that a lot, people tell me I look like Wilma Flintstone...not the way she looked on TV, more of the way she'd look today.
Brother Martin: No, no, I can see that too, but you remind me of someone I knew from St. Olaf.
Rose: Where every spring the ducks return?
Brother Martin: Yes if we remember to throw out the corn...you know about St. Olaf?
Brother Martin: Brother Martin.
Rose: And your occupation?
Brother Martin: I'm a monk.
Rose: Thank goodness, I almost wrote down "Trekkie".
Doctor: Why is a woman your age moving furniture?
Sophia: (looks at Dorothy) For food.
Doctor: (to Sophia) Right this way. (to Dorothy) You make me sick!
Rose: You won't believe this but I've found my father! My natural father!
Blanche: He's alive?
Dorothy: He's in Miami?
Sophia: He's an earthling?
Blanche: Did you find Sophia yet?
Dorothy: Yes Blanche, I've found her a half hour ago and now I've hidden her again so you can find her."
Dorothy: Rose have you seen my mother? We've checked everywhere, we can't find her
Rose: Maybe she's lost.
Rose's Father: Atta girl, Rose, you finally got one!
This episode was videotaped on August 24, 1990.
We learn that Rose's mother's name is Ingrid Kerklavoner, who died in childbirth.
This episode is the first, and only, appearance for Rose's father, Brother Martin.