The Golden Girls

Season 6 Episode 2

Once, in St. Olaf

Aired Unknown Sep 29, 1990 on NBC



  • Trivia

    • 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.

  • Quotes

    • 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 know about St. Olaf?

    • Rose: Name?
      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!

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