Season 2, Episode “Long Day’s Journey Into Marinara”
Season 3, Episode 3 “Old Friends”
Season 3, Episode 3 “Bringing Up Baby”
Season 3, Episode 6 “Letter to Gorbechev”
Season 3, Episode 6 “Letter to Gorbachev”
Season 3, Episode 25 “Mother’s Day”
Season 4, Episode 9 “Scared Straight”
Season 4, Episode 12 “Blind Date”
Season 4, Episode 20 “High Anxiety”
Season 4, Episode 24 “Foreign Exchange”
Season 4, Episode 24 “Foreign Exchange”
Season 5, Episode 1 “Sick and Tired”
Season 5, Episode 5 “Love Under the Big Top”
Season 5, Episode 8 “An Illegitimate Concern”
Season 6, Episode 8 “How Do You Solve a Problem Like Sophia?”
Season 6, Episode 9 “Mrs. George Devereaux”
Season 6, Episode 10 “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun”
Season 6, Episode 11 “Stand by Your Man”
Season 6, Episode 11 “Stand By Your Man”
Season 6, Episode 12 “Ebbtide’s Revenge”
Season 6, Episode 6 “There Goes the Bride”
Season 6, Episode 26 “Henny Penny — Straight Up, No Chaser”
Season 7, Episode 2 “The Case of the Libertine Belle”
Season 7, Episode 11 “Room 7”
Season 7, Episode 13 “The Pope’s Ring”
Season 7, Episode 7 “Questions and Answers”
“The Golden Girls” not only showed that there was life after 50-something for women, but that they were vital, sexual, forward-thinking and damn fun to be around too.
With all seven seasons of the show on Hulu, you can relive every moment of the Emmy-winning series. Check out our guide to some of the strangest, most hilarious and thoughtful moments from the show.
In the final episode of the first season, the girls reminisce about how they first met and moved into the same house. It turns out that Blanche had advertised the rooms to let on a bulletin board at the grocery store (in a pre-Craigslist or RadPad era!).
And one gray kitty almost joined the girls. This is one of the many animals that Rose interacted with on the show. In real life, Betty White has been an animal welfare advocate for decades.
In the second season, we saw the girls experience a few more unusual misadventures. After Blanche accidentally books them into a brothel, a raid lands them in jail when they’re mistaken for mature prostitutes.
Dorothy didn’t realize that the man she was crushing on was a priest. Oops.
This is one of a many episodes of this type in which the ladies learn a vital piece of information about someone they’re interested in a little later than expected, and in turn, learn a little bit about open-mindedness and themselves.
Rose babysits a chicken that plays the piano. What more do you need to know?
This is the face of a bad little girl who wouldn’t return Rose’s childhood teddy bear.
This is also the face of a young Jenny Lewis, who would grow up to be the lead singer of indie rock band Rilo Kiley.
When the girls agree to care for “Baby” in return for splitting $100,000, they didn’t realize exactly what they were getting into.
Sophia and Little Sophia try out their ventriloquism act.
After Rose sends a letter to Russia’s Mikhail Gorbachev about her concerns about nuclear war, she’s invited to visit as part of a peacekeeping mission. Also, it might have to do with the fact that her letter sounded like it was from a little child. This dream sequence gave a little look into Rose’s psyche.
The ladies reminisce about previous Mother’s Days, and in Sophia’s flashback, we get to see Estelle Getty without her old-age wig and glasses, and Bea Arthur playing her own character’s grandmother.
Rose’s younger brother Clayton comes out to her in one of many episodes that deal with LGBQT issues in a way that was more compassionate for its time.
Blanche agress to go on a date with a man she met at a bar without realizing that he was blind. For a woman who’s so obsessed with her own looks, she certainly has to reevaluate what she wants out of a relationship.
Dorothy and Sophia have a chance to be in a pizza commercial. Whenever the show’s mother and daughter team have a chance to do anything together, comedy gold results.
Rose and Blanche take “dirty dancing” lessons, and Blanche is horrified to learn that she’s not a natural.
Dorothy discovers that she may have been switched at birth. But Sophia totally has to be her real Ma, right?
Here’s a familiar face. Way before Jeffrey Tambor became Maura on “Transparent,” he played a doctor who surmised Dorothy was suffering from depression… or at least loneliness.
Dorothy’s relationship with a lawyer is getting serious… until he starts to get some funny ideas. Specifically, her beau wants to quit law and be a clown.
Dick Van Dyke guest-stars as Dorothy’s charismatic beau who has great slapstick chops.
Sophia and Dorothy enter the mother-daughter pageant for the Shady Pines retirement home and dress as Sonny and Cher, as you do.
After Sophia’s nun friend dies, she gets accepted as a novice. Holy hell.
After Blanche receives a veritable garden of bouquets from a secret admirer, she discovers they’re from… her late husband, who is very much alive.
Sophia takes Blanche’s advice on how to lure a man into bed and dress for a date. Cesar Romero guest stars.
Rose wants a puppy, and the puppy seems obsessed with Rose’s nose. Betty White around any animals is pure joy.
Blanche meets an intriguing man at the library, but only discovers that he’s in a wheelchair after she has already accepted a date to go out with him.
Dorothy’s brother Phil has died, and she needs to give the eulogy. Also, Sophia struggles with her feelings about Phil, knowing that he was a cross dresser.
When it looks like Dorothy is going to remarry her ex, Stan, Blanche interviews a woman played by Debbie Reynolds to fill the vacant bedroom.
Dorothy is directing a school play, but when all the kids fall sick, she, Blanche and Rose have to fill in as Turkey Lurkey, Goosey Loosey and Henny Penny, respectively.
While attending a murder-mystery dinner, a few guests actually get killed, causing an investigation. This episode was a spoof of “Murder, She Wrote,” which starred Bea Arthur’s good friend Angela Lansbury.
Sophia gets a taste of the afterlife when she meets her late husband again after a she suffers a serious choking spell.
After meeting with the Pope, Sophia somehow gets his piscatory ring and then just as easily loses it.
While crammng for her “Jeopardy!” tryouts, Dorothy has a dreams that she’s on the show and pleads with producer Merv Griffin, telling him, “Mr. Griffin, please, you’re the most beloved man in America. You are bright, you are charming, you are the anti-Trump.”