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The Golden Girls: My Brother, My Father

317. My Brother, My Father

Aired February 6, 1988

When Sophia's brother Angelo, a priest, comes to visit, Dorothy and Stan pretend to still be married.

Quote from Dorothy

Stan: You remember how I convinced you to let me back in?
Dorothy: No.
Stan: [singing] I've got a Crush on you Sweetie pie All the day and nighttime Hear me sigh.
Dorothy: Oh, Stanley Zbornak, I don't believe that you're trying to charm me.
Stan: Is it working?
Dorothy: I don't think so.
Stan: Then you leave me no choice. I'll have to pull put the big gun.
Dorothy: You're wasting your time, Stanley. I'm familiar with the big gun.

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Quote from Sophia

Blanche: Hi, Sophia. Ooh, what you making?
Sophia: Lasagna al forno.
Rose: Smells delicious.
Sophia: Yeah. My great Aunt Nicolinda used to say, "Making lasagna al forno is like crossing a river. If you roll up your pants, don't be surprised if you find clams nipping at your heels."
Rose: What'd she mean by that?
Sophia: How should I know? She was a hopeless alcoholic.

Quote from Blanche

Rose: We're doing Sound of Music, and Blanche didn't get the lead.
Dorothy: Oh, I can't believe you weren't cast in the lead role. You've gotten it the past five years in a row.
Blanche: Well, they hired a new director, and he has no taste.
Rose: Blanche used to sleep with the old one. The new director's gay.
Blanche: A gay theater director. Did you ever hear of such a thing?
Dorothy: It's absolutely shocking. Next thing you know they'll have black basketball players in the NBA.

Quote from Dorothy

Sophia: I love your toupee, Stanley. Is it new?
Stan: Yeah. The guy at the shop calls it the Dan Rather model. You think it makes me look more intellectual?
Dorothy: Oh, absolutely. By the way, Stanley, your fly is open.
Stan: I'm so embarrassed.
Dorothy: Don't worry about it. I hear that Dan Rather has the same problem. That's why he sits behind a desk.

Quote from Dorothy

Angelo: Dorothy!
Dorothy: Uncle Angelo, it is so good to see you.
Angelo: Dorothy, you know something? You look more beautiful now than you did on your wedding day.
Stan: You just used up all 50 Hail Marys on that one.
Angelo: Stanley, you're still a funny guy. You got a sense of humor still, huh? He still make you laugh like he used to?
Dorothy: Well, not really. But then again, I haven't seen him naked lately.

Quote from Blanche

Blanche: I wish I'd taken my raincoat.
Dorothy: Why are you two dressed like that?
Blanche: Well, these are our costumes for the play, Dorothy. We were in the middle of dress rehearsal when they told us all to go home right away.
Rose: There's a hurricane heading for Miami.
Angelo: You know, I think I will take a slice of cake. Hello.
Dorothy: Uncle Angelo, I'd, uh, like you to meet, uh uh...
Rose: I'm Sister Rose.
Angelo: How do you do? Nice to meet you.
Blanche: I'm Sister Blanche.
Angelo: Glad to meet you.
Blanche: We're here, uh, collecting lingerie for needy sexy people.

Quote from Blanche

Stan: I just heard on TV the airports are closed. There's a hurricane headed this way. They want everyone to stay where they are.
Dorothy: That means we could be trapped together for days.
Blanche: Oh, Jesus! Please protect us and watch over us in this our hour of need.
Dorothy: Amen.

Quote from Blanche

Rose: I've never been through a hurricane before.
Blanche: Oh, there's nothing to be afraid of. I've been through a couple of hurricanes. Actually, they could be kind of fun. I remember one when I was married...
Angelo: Married?
Blanche: Mary. When I was Mary in the Christmas pageant at the convent. Remember that, Sister Rose?
Rose: Oh, my, yes. Sister Blanche is quite an actress.
Stan: Yeah, she'd have to be to make anyone believe she was a virgin.

Quote from Sophia

Stan: Here goes. [singing] Embrace me My sweet embraceable you Embrace me You irreplaceable you
Sophia: Dorothy! Dorothy, I just had a terrible nightmare.
Dorothy: Ma, what was it?
Sophia: This. Break it up. Stanley, think of me as the Berlin Wall. Try to climb over me, and you'll know what barb wire between your legs feels like. Gotcha. Dorothy, how did this start? Cole Porter?
Dorothy: Gershwin.
Sophia: Thank God I came in time.

Quote from Blanche

Blanche: I'll get it. [answering phone] Hello. Hi, Walter. How are you? Now, I feel like a caged animal in heat, too. Oh! Walter, you naughty boy. Keep on talking. What am I wearing? Well, to be perfectly honest, a nun's outfit. Oh! That sounds good to me. Uh-huh. I'll be over there just as soon as this storm lets up. Uh-huh. [to Angelo] He's a leper. I'm the only one who'll touch him.

Quote from Rose

Blanche: Look, everybody. The storm's letting up. I'm gonna run right over to Walter's.
Rose: Aren't you gonna change?
Blanche: No.
Rose: You know, it's still pretty windy out there. I'm gonna go outside and see if I can get airborne.

Quote from Sophia

Sophia: Dorothy, it's only for one afternoon. It'll break your uncle's heart if he finds out you're divorced.
Dorothy: Ma, forget it. We're divorced because Stanley cheated on me. He is a loathsome, repulsive creature. And even the thought of pretending to be married makes me physically ill.
Stan: Fine, but I'm still staying for dinner.
Sophia: Dorothy, if you don't do this, I'll never speak to you again.
Dorothy: I don't care.
Sophia: I'll cut you out of the will.
Dorothy: I don't care.
Sophia: I'll invite Stan to eat over every night for the rest of your life.
Dorothy: How bad can it be? It's just for the day.

Quote from Dorothy

Stan: Hello, Mama Bear. Papa Bear's back in the cave.
Dorothy: I could vomit just looking at you.

Quote from Sophia

Dorothy: Ma, you are making lasagna al forno. What is the occasion?
Sophia: There's no occasion. I just know it's your favorite. [doorbell] I'll get it.
Dorothy: This takes 12 hours to make. What do you want?
Sophia: Nothing. And it takes 16.
Dorothy: Ma, the only time you make lasagna al forno is for funerals and favors. You're not wearing black, so what do you want?
Sophia: Nothing. Dorothy, you're a sick, suspicious, paranoid person. [opens door] Stan, my favorite ex-son-in-law.

Quote from Sophia

Dorothy: Ma, listen, I want some answers. Now, why did you prepare my favorite meal and then invite my least favorite person to come eat it with us?
Sophia: All right. All right. I need a favor. Remember my brother Angelo? He was at your wedding.
Dorothy: He's a priest who lives in Sicily.
Sophia: He's going to Brooklyn next week to visit the family and insisted on stopping off in Miami one day to wish you two a happy 40th wedding anniversary.
Stan: Yeah, but we're not married anymore.
Sophia: Which brings me to the lasagna al forno. I want you to pretend you're still married and that we're all living here.
Stan: No, I'm sorry, Sophia. I will not take part in this. The institution of marriage is sacred.
Sophia: I'll give you 50 bucks.
Stan: Okay, I'll do it.

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