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The Golden Girls: Season 2 [DVD]

  • SKU: 5271501
  • Release Date: 03/15/2016
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    100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (24 out of 24)

    Special Features


    • "Go for the Gold Trivia Challenge" - Are You as wise as Sophia or as clueless as Rose?

    Synopsis


    Having emerged from its first season as the seventh highest-rated program in America -- and one of four NBC sitcoms in the Top Ten -- The Golden Girls waltzed into its second season on NBC's Saturday-night lineup with the greatest of ease. Virtually no changes were made with the basic cast and format: the setting was still the Miami home of flirtatious fiftysomething widow Blanche Devereaux (Rue McClanahan) and her housemate contemporaries, outspoken substitute teacher Dorothy Zbornak (Bea Arthur) and naïve, timid widow Rose Nylund (Betty White). Also sharing the girls' home was Dorothy's peppery mother, Sophia Petrillo (Estelle Getty), whose lack of "tact cells" (the result of a stroke) had given her carte blanche to say the most outrageous and embarrassing things imaginable. Also carried over from season one were the girls' efforts to make ends meet on their pooled incomes, and to find true romance with a steady stream of eligible middle-aged bachelors. Additionally, Dorothy's unreliable ex-husband, Stan (Herb Edelman), continued in his efforts to re-insinuate himself in his former wife's life. Some of the recurring characters introduced in the first season -- Dorothy's daughter, Kate, Blanche's flamboyant father, "Big Daddy" -- returned to the series, though not played by the same actors as in season one (this season they were played by Deena Freeman and David Wayne, respectively). Of the newer semi-regulars, the foremost was Sophia's estranged sister, Angela, a role that earned an Emmy nomination for guest actress Nancy Walker. Moving up from seventh to fifth place in the ratings (and joining three other popular NBC sitcoms in the Top Five), The Golden Girls also added to its ever-growing list of Emmy awards with honors for Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Directing (Terry Hughes), and Outstanding Lead Actress (Rue McClanahan, winning an award that had gone the previous season to her co-star Betty White). As bonus, the final episode of The Golden Girls' second season performed double duty as the pilot for the soon-to-be equally popular sitcom Empty Nest -- though by the time that series made its official debut in 1988, the entire cast had been changed and the format considerably altered.

    Cast & Crew


    • Bea Arthur - Dorothy Zbornak
    • Betty White - Rose Nylund
    • Rue McClanahan - Blanche Devereaux
    • Estelle Getty - Sophia Petrillo




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    Rating 4.9 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews

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    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Good

      Posted
      Unlucky

      I love the Golden girls it is one of the best TV shows. These ladys are my idols funny, smart, and real. They talk about everyday things and issues! Lets not forget the love and cheese cake discussions!!!

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      I LOVE this show!!

      Posted
      Alex186

      I used to watch this show with my grandma! It brings back great memories and i absolutly love the show. Betty White is so fabulous! Bee Arthur OMG So funny. This is the only show anyone needs to ever watch.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Love It!

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      FefeCochoy
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      • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

      I've been watching The Golden Girls ever since I was Little and this very day it stills brings laughter! Im glad I bought the Golden Series❤ A must watch/own!

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Love

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      Itsme
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      Love the Girls-what a great way to spend time with my daughter and have a great laugh

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Golden Girls, Golden Television

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      mybb
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      The show is an all time classic. The packaging is pretty, very late 80's early 90's, the perfect vibe of the show. Well worth the purchase.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Great

      Posted
      Birt
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      Shipping was very fast, nicely packaged. This season had a cardboard case instead of plastic which I normally don't like but is still nice!

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Classic TV Show

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      Gamshw306
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      Loved watching "The Golden Girls" growing up. It is great having every episode on DVD now so we can watch whenever we want.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Shows the Full Shows

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      wmualumnus
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      The Golden Girls DVDs show more content that the television versions. TV stations always cut scenes short.

      I would recommend this to a friend


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