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Can You Match the Quote to the Golden Girl?
By: Khadija Leon
6 Min Quiz
“Flirting is a part of my heritage.”
The quote shown here was said by Blanche Devereaux, the Golden Girl who was known for sharing her sexual escapades with the rest of her roommates despite them not wanting to hear it.
"Isn't it amazing how I can feel so bad, and still look so good?"
The quote seen here was said by Blanche Devereaux. Throughout the series, she never revealed her age, even going as far having it removed from her government information.
"Let me tell you a story. Picture it, Sicily..."
The quote which is seen in this question was said by Sophia Petrillo. She, along with Blanche and Rose, also appeared on the spin-off, "The Golden Palace," where they invest in a hotel and she becomes the chef specializing in Italian food.
"I swear with God as my witness, I will never pick up another man! In a library ... on a Saturday ... unless he's cute ... and drives a nice car ... Amen."
The quote seen here was said by Blanche Devereaux, who was played by the actress Rue McClanahan, one of the most recognizable celebrities in the world.
"It's like we say in St. Olaf -- Christmas without fruitcake is like St. Sigmund's Day without the headless boy."
Always known to talk about her home town, the above quote was said by Rose Nylund, who also appeared on the spin-off "The Golden Palace." The role was played by the actress Betty White.
"Crying is for plain women. Pretty women go shopping."
The quote shown above was said by none other than the Southern belle, Blanche Devereaux, who was played by the actress Rue McClanahan.
"I’m not one to blow my own vertubenflugen.”
The quote in this question was said by Rose Nylund, the simple-minded character known for asking very odd questions, and telling stories about her life in St. Olaf.
"Well, nobody ever believes me when I'm telling the truth. I guess it's the curse of every devastatingly beautiful woman."
The quote which is seen above was said by the man-hungry and overly confident Blanche Devereaux. Not only does she claim to be the youngest in the group, but she is also the youngest of the actresses.
“You know, in the south, we mature faster. I think it’s the heat.”
The quote shown here was said by Blanche Devereaux, a woman who was extremely proud of being from the south. She is alse happy to be the youngest of her roommates.
"I'm jumpier than a virgin at a prison rodeo."
This quote was said by Blanche Devereaux. Out of all of the roommates, she was known for being the most attractive and desirable, as well as the most stylish one.
“You know what they say: you can lead a herring to water, but you’ll have to walk really fast or he’ll die!”
The quote seen here was said by Rose Nylund. The role was meant to be played by Rue McClanahan, the actress who played the role of Blanche Devereaux, but the parts were switched by the director.
“No I will not have a nice day.”
The quote shown in this question was said by Dorothy Zbornak, played by actress Bea Arthur. Along with her roommates, she had her fair share of romances, which were often criticized by her roommates but especially her mother.
"I've been having a good time, and there wasn't even a man in the room."
The quote seen here was said by Blanche Devereaux. She, as well as her other roommates, are known for sharing stories, Blanche, in particular, for her sexual escapades.
"Oh, I do love the rain so. It reminds me of my first kiss."
The quote seen her was said by Blanche Devereaux. Despite being called man-hungry, she was extremely faithful to her husband for several decades before his death.
“It wasn’t my fault. My cousins have been marrying each other for generations.”
The quote in this question was said by the Golden Girl who was voted "most likely to get stuck in a tuba" - Rose Nylund, played by actress Betty White.
"Grandma Hollingsworth always said I was a little flighty…or was it a little floozy?"
The quote seen above was said by Blanche Devereaux, the daughter of Samantha Roquet and Curtis "Big Daddy" Hollingsworth. After marrying George, they two moved from her hometown of Atlanta to Miami.
"Go hug a landmine.”
The quote in this question was said by Dorothy Zbornak, who is often called "Pussycat" by her mother and roommate, Sophia Petrillo. After divorcing Stan, she moved to Miami along with widows Blanche and Rose.
"It's like life is a giant weenie roast, and I'm the biggest weenie!"
The quote from this question was said by Rose Nylund, who was played by the actress Betty White for 204 episodes for just over 8 years. Along with many of her castmates, she also appeared on the spin-off show, "The Golden Palace."
"No matter how bad things get, remember these sage words: You're old, you sag, get over it."
Played by actress Estelle Getty, the quote was said by her character Sophia Petrillo. She moved in with her daughter after the retirement home she was living in burned down.
"Go to sleep, sweetheart. Pray for brains."
The quote seen above was said by Dorothy Zbornak, the daughter of Sophia and Salvador Petrillo. She is portrayed as a smart yet intimidating and tough character.
“I know I look square, but I'm like my father's tractor. I take a while to warm up, but once I get going I can turn your topsoil till the cows come home.”
The quote shown in this question was said by Rose Nylund, the innocent but not-so-bright Golden Girl. She was portrayed as an optimistic woman who always spoke about life in St. Olaf, where she grew up.
"You drink out of a brown paper bag and suddenly everybody’s your friend."
The quote seen here was said by the Sicilian native, Sophia Petrillo. She was married to Salvadore "Sal" Petrillo whom she had 3 children with, one of which was Dorothy Zbornak - who she lives with.
“It’s like you people don’t pay any attention to me whatsoever.”
The quote shown here was said by Rose Nylund, the woman who was said to have 56 boyfriends before meeting and falling in love with her future husband Charlie Nylund.
"He was looking for a mother, not a lover. It was humiliating. “
The quote in this question was said by none other than Blanche Devereaux, the promiscuous yet conservative Golden GIrl who was known for saying what was on her mind.
"May you put your dentures in upside down and chew your head off."
This quote was said by Sophia Petrillo. She was a traditional Sicilian who believed in their customs and in the power of the Sicilian curse, which she had cast on the New York Jets, the Baltimore Colts and Giuseppe Mangiacavallo - a man who stood her up at the altar.
“I could vomit just looking at you.”
The quote seen here was said by Dorothy Zbornak, who was played by the actress Bea Arthur for over 175 episodes. She is the daughter of the Italian immigrant and fellow Golden Girl, Sophia Petrillo.
“If I had that money I could have moved into a swinging condo instead of living with—I better not say anything until I’ve had my coffee..."
The quote seen here was said by Dorothy Zbornak, the strong-willed and intelligent Golden Girl. Although she comes off as mean to her roommates, she genuinely cares for them.
"People waste their time pondering whether a glass is half empty or half full. Me, I just drink whatever's in the glass."
The quote which was just shown was said by Sophia Petrillo, one of the main characters who also appeared on the spin-offs "The Golden Palace" and "Empty Nest."
“Jealousy is a very ugly thing … and so are you in anything backless.”
The quote in this question was said by the oldest Golden Girl, Sophia Petrillo. She is best known for commenting on Rose's cluelessness, how promiscuous Blanche is, and the relationship status of her daughter Dorothy.
“I haven’t been this depressed since I was rejected by Uncle Sam.”
The quote shown here was said by Rose Nylund. She may not have been the brightest in her group of roommates, but she was valedictorian of her high school, probably because shew drew the longest straw.
"Your heart's in the right place, but I don't know where the hell your brain is."
The quote in this question was said by Sophia Petrillo, who was played by Estelle Getty for over 10 years and approximately 258 episodes. After the Shady Pines nursing home was damaged by fire, she moved in with her daughter, Dorothy.
“Get it while you’re young, baby.”
The quote shown here was said by Sophis Petrillo. Despite her constant criticism of her daughter and her roommates, she loves and cares for them very much - even seeing them as her own children.
“Sometimes life just isn’t fair, kiddo.”
The quote seen here was said by Rose Nylund, the good-natured and naive Golden Girl from St. Olaf in Minnesota. Her role was played by the actress Betty White, the only Golden Girl alive today.
"Everyone wants someone to grow old with, and shouldn’t everyone have that chance?”
The quote in this question was said by Sophia Petrillo the Sicilian who also happens to be the mother of another lead character, Dorothy Zbornak.
"Have I given you any indication that I care?"
The quote shown in this question was said by Sophia Petrillo, the oldest of the Golden Girls. In her later years, she suffered from a stroke which was somewhat responsible for her uncensored, unfiltered and bold remarks.
"The Golden Girls" was an eighties sitcom that lasted for just under seven years and had a whopping 180 episodes during its seven seasons. It was so successful that it has won Golden Globe awards, Primetime Emmy awards and a host of other accolades including landing a spot on TV Guide's Best Series of All Time.
The show surrounded three widows and a mother who all lived together in Miami and had to navigate through life's many twists and turns over laughs, some crying and cheesecake. And although three of the four stars are now gone from this world, we will always remember them for giving us memories of Sicily, the kinds of men we should date and the stories that were told in St. Olaf.
So we're going to bring this amazing series back in this quiz because it holds some great memories. We want to see how well you were paying attention and if you can tell us who said which famous line. We know that Sophia was pretty feisty, that Dorothy was sarcastic, Blanche a bit naughty and Rose, clueless. But can you use their personalities to tell us who said what? Let's find out now.
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