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on October 29, 2004
For over three years, now, many Golden Girls fans (including myself) have been requesting this. Now, that dream has finally come to fruition. All twenty-five original episodes are on this set. Below are the listings of the episode summaries and special features for this DVD.
01: "The Engagement (Pilot Episode)"
The debut of the series entails Sophia, Dorothy's mother, moving in with the girls after the retirement home she had stayed at burned down. Blanche's latest boyfriend, Harry, proposes marriage, but it gives the girls a bad feeling.
02: "Guess Who's Coming to the Wedding?"
Dorothy's daughter, Kate, comes to Miami with an announcement. She's engaged to a podiatrist named Dennis. Dorothy is thrilled but her happiness quickly turns to anger when she realizes that ex-husband, Stan, is going to be invited.
03: "Rose the Prude"
Having not dated since her husband died, Rose reluctantly agrees to go on a blind date. This date turns into a serious relationship when she is invited on a cruise which would involve sharing a stateroom.
Blanche's sister, Virginia, comes to Miami for a visit and Blanche is convinced she's after something. Later, while out to dinner, she learns just what Virginia is after: Blanche's kidney.
05: "The Triangle"
Dorothy is dating Dr. Elliot Clayton. Dr. Clayton makes a pass at Blanche, but Dorothy doesn't believe her when Blanche tells her about it. After a fight over the subject, Blanche orders Dorothy to leave the house.
06: "On Golden Girls"
Blanche's 14-year old grandson comes to Miami for a visit and brings a new meaning to the term "generation gap", by doing more than his share of provocation.
07: "The Competition"
In a bowling competition, it's Dorothy and Blanche verses Rose and Sophia. If Sophia and Rose win, Dorothy will allow Sophia to go back to Sicily for a visit with an old beau and if Dorothy and Blanche win Sophia will give her a pair of antique earrings.
After a concert, the girls arrive home, one evening, to discover their house has been broken into. This leads the girls to seek out means to heavily protect themselves, including Rose buying a handgun.
09: "Blanche and the Younger Man"
Blanche goes all out to try to look good for her latest boyfriend, her aerobics instructor, half her age.
10: "Heart Attack"
After a dinner party, Sophia suffers an apparent heart attack with a heavy storm delaying the paramedics.
11: "The Return of Dorothy's Ex"
Dorothy's ex-husband, Stan shows up to settle a piece of land they bought on their honeymoon. This leads to Dorothy and Stan spending the night together.
12: "The Custody Battle"
Dorothy's sister, Gloria, comes to Miami for a visit and asks Sophia to come live with her in California.
13: "A Little Romance"
Rose has been dating Dr. Jonathan Newman and begins to think their relationship is leading to the altar. However, she begins to have second thoughts especially since he's a midget.
(Nominated and won an Emmy)
14: "That Was No Lady"
Dorothy latest boyfriend Glen gives her a shock when he tells he he's married. She surprises herself when she finds herself sneaking around to be with him.
15: "In a Bed of Rose's"
Late one evening, Rose brings a man home and they spend the night together. However, in the morning she finds that he has passed away in his sleep.
16: "The Truth Will Hold Out"
Rose is apprehensive about a visit from her daughter and granddaughter, since their reason for coming is to settle Rose's late-husband's will.
17: "Nice and Easy"
Blanche's visiting niece is a chip right off the old block, when she three different men in the three nights she has been there.
18: "The Operation"
Dorothy is hesitant about having foot surgery just as she was scheduled to tap dance with Blanche and Rose at a dance recital.
19: "Second Motherhood"
Blanche is romanced by a wealthy suitor who she learns has several small children. This fact dampens his proposal of marriage.
20: "Adult Education"
Blanche's psychology professor sexually harasses her when she goes to him for help on a difficult test. He offers her extra credit in a sexual way.
21: "Flu Attack"
A week before an awards ceremony, Blanche, Dorothy and Rose each come down with a nasty flu, which compounds their arguing over who will win a prestigious award.
22: "Job Hunting"
When Rose looses her job at the grief center, she begins searching for other sources of work, but realizes the world doesn't need an older employee.
23: "Blind Ambitions"
Rose's sister, Lily must deal with life as a blind person after recently losing her sight.
24: "Big Daddy"
Blanche's father, Big Daddy, comes to Miami for a visit, with an announcement, he's sold the family plantation and is setting out to become a country singer.
25: "The Way We Met"
One night after watching Psycho, the girls find it hard to sleep so they stay up and reminisce about how they all came to live with one another.
Fashion Commentary - Joan and Melissa Rivers provide their own unique brand of fashion critique in a hilarious featurette that pays tribute to the crazy, kitschy wardrobes of The Golden Girls.