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This page lists all of the episodes aired in Season 6 of The Golden Girls TV series. The Season, which premiered on NBC-TV with the episode arc "Sick and Tired (Parts I & II)", aired a total of 26 episodes.

Broadcast history[]

The series' sixth season originally aired Saturdays at 9:00-9:30 pm (EST) on NBC-TV from September 22, 1990 to May 4, 1991.[1][2]

DVD release[]

The Region 1 DVD was released on November 14, 2006. The Region 2 and 4 DVDs were respectively released on November 13 and December 3, 2008.

Season 6 Episodes (1990-91)[]

Picture Title Original Airdate Episode # No. in Series Prod. code Directed by Written by
File:129.jpg Blanche Delivers September 22, 1990 1 129 6.1 Matthew Diamond Gail Parent & Jim Vallely
Blanche's daughter, Rebecca, wants to give birth in an unorthodox manner. Blanche does not want her to deliver in a local hospital, worried that the artificial insemination will become known. Meanwhile, Rose decides to fulfill a childhood dream of becoming an ice skater.
  • Guest stars: Debra Engle as Rebecca Devereaux, Ken Lerner as Doctor, Leila Kenzle as Tamara.
File:130.jpg Once, In St. Olaf September 29, 1990 2 130 6.2 Matthew Diamond Harold Apter

Rose meets her biological father while volunteering at the hospital. Meanwhile, Sophia must undergo hernia surgery. Don Ameche as guest stars as Brother Martin.

File:131.jpg If At Last You Do Succeed October 6, 1990 3 131 6.3 Matthew Diamond Robert Spina
Finally having become rich with one of his "silly" contraptions, Dorothy's ex-husband, Stan, tries to win her back. Herb Edelman makes another guest appearance as Stan.
File:132.jpg Snap Out Of It October 13, 1990 4 132 6.4 Matthew Diamond Richard Vaczy & Tracy Gamble
Dorothy befriends an aging hippie, who mistakes her friendship for love. Martin Mull makes a guest appearance as Jimmy.
File:133.jpg Wham, Bam, Thank You Mammy October 20, 1990 5 133 6.5 Matthew Diamond Marc Cherry & Jamie Wooten
Blanche's childhood nanny visits, and ultimately reveals that she once had an affair with Big Daddy Hollingsworth. Meanwhile, Dorothy is tired of Sophia's attempts to organize her love life, as she arranges a date for her with an ex-con (McKenzie) through a computer dating service.
File:134.jpg Feelings October 27, 1990 6 134 6.6 Matthew Diamond Don Siegel & Jerry Perzigian
Outside pressure forces Dorothy to give a star athlete a passing grade, which would allow him to play in an upcoming football game. Meanwhile, Rose must confront her dentist after he sexually harasses her.
File:135.jpg Zborn Again November 3, 1990 7 135 6.7 Matthew Diamond Mitchell Hurwitz
Dorothy and Stan anticipate getting back together after Stan's recent successful business endeavor. Herb Edelman returns for a guest appearance as Stan.

Other guest stars: Siobhan Fallon Hogan as Abby Wolfe.

File:136.jpg How Do You Solve a Problem Like Sophia? November 10, 1990 8 136 6.8 Matthew Diamond Marc Cherry & Jamie Wooten
Sophia wants to become a nun to "replace" her recently deceased friend.
  • Guest stars: Kathleen Freeman as Mother Superior, Lela Ivey as Sister Claire, Lynne Marie Stewart as Sister Anne, Paul Willson as Arthur Nivingston.
137 Mrs. George Devereaux November 17, 1990 9 137 6.9 Matthew Diamond Richard Vaczy & Tracy Gamble
Blanche's secret admirer turns out to be her "dead" husband, who faked his death, and now wants to reconcile. In the end, it is revealed that it was all a dream.
File:138.jpg Girls Just Wanna Have Fun... Before They Die November 24, 1990 10 138 6.10 Matthew Diamond Gail Parent & Jim Vallely
Blanche's well-mentioned advice to Sophia and Rose turns out to be less than favorable. Cesar Romero guest stars.
File:139.jpg Stand By Your Man December 1, 1990 11 139 6.11 Matthew Diamond Tom Whedon
Blanche is reluctant to commit to a man she meets, who is relegated to a wheelchair. Rose wants a puppy, despite Blanche's and Dorothy's opposition.
File:140.jpg Ebbtide's Revenge December 15, 1990 12 140 6.12 Matthew Diamond Marc Sotkin
Sophia clashes with her daughter-in-law at Phil's funeral over the real cause of a long-standing argument.
File:141.jpg The Bloom Is Off the Rose January 5, 1991 13 141 6.13 Matthew Diamond Phillip Jayson Lasker
Rose thinks that Miles is getting "boring", and she decides to "spice up" their relationship with some real excitement.
File:142.jpg Sisters of the Bride January 12, 1991 14 142 6.14 Matthew Diamond Marc Cherry & Jamie Wooten
Blanche's openly homosexual brother, Clayton "Clay" Louis Hollingsworth, wants to wed another man; Rose expects to win a Volunteer of the Year award.
File:143.jpg Miles to Go January 19, 1991 15 143 6.15 Matthew Diamond Don Mitchell & Jerry Perzigian
Miles reveals that he is in the Witness Relocation Program.
File:144.jpg There Goes the Bride (Parts I & II) February 2, 1991 16/17 144/145 6.16/6.17 Matthew Diamond Mitchell Hurwitz (teleplay), Gail Parent & Jim Vallely (story)
Part II: Gail Parent & Jim Vallely
In Part one of the two-episode story arc, Dorothy and Stan hit it off after secretly dating for quite some time. In Part 2, Sophia vehemently objects to Dorothy and Stan remarrying.
146 Older and Wiser February 16, 1991 18 146 6.18 Matthew Diamond Richard Vaczy & Tracy Gamble
Dorothy takes Sophia to a nursing home, but for daytime care, not a job. Meanwhile, Blanche and Rose are excited about being hired as models for a Penny Saver, but it does not turn out the way they expected.
File:147.jpg Melodrama February 16, 1991 19 147 6.19 Matthew Diamond Robert Spina
Blanche wants a commitment from her "romantic confidante."
File:148.jpg Even Grandmas Get the Blues March 2, 1991 20 148 6.20 Robert Berlinger Gail Parent & Jim Vallely
Blanche fails to correct a man, who thinks that Blanche's granddaughter is her own child. Alan Rachins guest stars.
File:149.jpg Witness March 9, 1991 21 149 6.21 Zane Buzby Mitchell Hurwitz
A con man, who turns out to be a gangster whom Miles once sent to prison, dates Rose just to get to Miles, who suddenly returns.
  • Guest stars: Barney Martin, Harold Gould, and Kristy McNichol.
150 What a Difference a Date Makes March 23, 1991 22 150 6.22 Lex Passaris Marc Cherry & Jamie Wooten
Dorothy's prom date returns to see her again - with some shocking information about their previous date. Hal Linden guest stars.
File:151.jpg Love for Sale April 6, 1991 23 151 6.23 Peter D. Beyt Don Seigel & Jerry Perzigian
Dorothy reluctantly enters a bachelorette auction. While the girls prepare for the auction, Stan's uncle dies, leaving him his apartment, and making Dorothy a landlady. Meanwhile, Sophia's brother, Angelo, comes to Miami, broke and with no place to live.Bill Dana guest stars as Uncle Angelo. Herb Edelman makes a guest appearance again as Stan.
File:152.jpg Never Yell Fire in a Crowded Retirement Home (Parts I & II) April 27, 1991 24/25 152/153 6.24/6.25 Matthew Diamond Gail Parent (Story for Part I) Tracy Gamble Jim Vallely (Story for Part II)
In the first part of a two episode story, Sophia is suspected of burning down the nursing home where she once lived. In Part II, an attorney helps to clear Sophia's name.
  • Note: Teleplays by: Tracy Gamble & Richard Vaczy & Tom Whedon (Parts I & II) Tom Whedon, Mitchell Hurwitz, Don Seigel & Jerry Perzigian (Part II)
File:154.jpg Henny Penny — Straight, No Chaser May 4, 1991 26 154 6.26 Judy Pioli Tom Whedon
The ladies star in Dorothy's school play when her students are quarantined because of a widespread illness. Rose stars as Henny Penny, the chicken that believes "the sky is falling"; Blanche stars as Goosey Lucy; and Dorothy stars as Turkey Lurky. The play gets rave reviews by the school newspaper, and the producers of the play ultimately succeed in inspiring the students to read. George Hearn guest stars.