Joust Between Friends was the 9th episode of Season 2 of The Golden Girls, also the 34th overall episode. Directed by Terry Hughes, and written by Scott Spencer Gordon, it premiered on NBC-TV on December 6, 1986.
Blanche becomes jealous and angry when Dorothy appears to outshine her while temporarily working at the museum.
Laid off from her job as a substitute teacher, Dorothy searches for part-time work which leads to Blanche getting her a job at the museum. The fur flies when Dorothy is handed the job of organizing a banquet, the duty Blanche was hoping to get as tensions arise between the two of them. Meanwhile, Rose finds a stray dog at the supermarket.
- Dorothy: In the past few days I have been turned down for every available part-time job in Dade county that didn't involve selling cocaine.