Key Findings

I explored three main themes of Otherness during the course of my research.

Why Study The Golden Girls ?

From 1985-1992, Dorothy (Bea Arthur), Sophia (Estelle Getty), Blanche (Rue McClanahan) , and Rose (Betty White) dominated American primetime television. This strong, female cast broke barriers and busted guts, all while tackling sensitive topics such as aging and sexuality. If there ever was a pop culture artifact to research this show is it.

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