The Golden Girls: Season 5

The Golden Girls: Season 5

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Four Southern Florida seniors share a house, their dreams, and a whole lot of cheesecake in this classic '80s show.

1989USAWitt/Thomas/Harris Productions, Touchstone Television



Sisters & Other Strangers

Blanche and her sister, Charmaine, reconcile after a life-long rivalry.... More However, the reconciliation does not last long after Blanche reads her recently published book and realizes the heroine is based on her. Meanwhile, Dorothy becomes fed up with Stan's visiting cousin.


Comedy Of Errors

Dorothy finds a list of things that she wanted to... More accomplish before a certain age and finds that she hasn't accomplished many of them. So she decides to go after one of them, entertaining people. This leads her to sign up to do a stand up routine at a nightclub. Meanwhile, Blanche finds herself battling the IRS.


That Old Feeling

Blanche is visited by her brother in-law and is taken... More back by his resemblence to her deceased husband. She quickly finds herself falling in love with hopes of marriage.


Not Another Monday

Sophia's friend has come up with an idea that will... More change her life. She wants to commit suicide and she wants Sophia there to hold her hand. Meanwhile, Blanche, Rose and Dorothy become singing nursemaids to a sick baby that they are taking care of for the weekend.


Dancing In The Dark

Rose has been dating, Miles Webber, a college professor, but... More the only thing they seem to have in common is the dance floor. But when Miles invites her to a party, Rose feels like a fish out of water being surrounded by all his intelligent friends. Meanwhile, Blanche battles a dating slump.


Love Under The Big Top

Dorothy is in a serious relationship with a lawyer and... More jumps to the conclusion that he's on the verge of proposing. However, his announcement is a shocker, he's leaving law to become a circus clown. Meanwhile, Rose and Blanche put together a protest to save some dolphins.


Rose Fights Back

When the company that Rose's husband worked for, cuts off... More their pension plan, Rose must face the fact that she's going to get a new job, one that pays more. However, she quickly finds herself dealing with something she never expected, age discrimintion. Meanwhile, Sophia goes wild buying things in quantity at a Shopper's Warehouse.


The Accurate Conception

Blanche's daughter, Rebecca has some wonderful news. She's going... More to become a mother, through artificial insemination. However, Blanche is less then thrilled, she's totally against the entire thing.


The President's Coming!: Part II

When the FBI agent announces that George Bush will make... More a visit to their home, the girls continue to reminisce and Dorothy quickly readies a list of points she wants to make to the president.


The President's Coming!: Part I

An FBI agent investigates the girls' life's for a possible... More visit from President Bush. This leads the girls to reminisce about times they have spent together.


All Bets Are Off

Dorothy's gambling problem re-surfaces after a visit to the race... More track and quickly begins falling in to debt and gaining an apathy to her job. Meanwhile, Rose takes up painting and Blanche is insulted after a man she works with rejects her advances.


The Mangiacavallo Curse Makes A Lousy Wedding Present

The girls attend the wedding of Dorothy's niece who's father... More was once engaged to Sophia. Sophia thinks that the wedding reception is the perfect spot for revenge after supposedly putting a curse on him years ago.



The married man whom Dorothy once dated re-enters her life... More and has news that he's now divorced and would like to reconcile with Dorothy. Meanwhile, Blanche and Sophia become the victims of a con game.


Sick & Tired: Part I

Dorothy is feeling rundown, tired all the time and has... More a lack of energy. She is sure she is ill, but all of the doctors she visits tell her she's fine. Meanwhile, Blanche decides to write a romance novel.


Twice In A Lifetime

Rose must decide between her boyfriend, Miles or an old... More boyfriend who has just come to town and asks her to go to Europe with him. Meanwhile, fed up with Dorothy's rules, Sophia decides to move out.


Sick & Tired: Part II

Dorothy continues to seek medical advice and turns to Harry... More Weston for help. Meanwhile, Blanche goes on a writing binge resulting in a novel that is less then enthralling.


72 Hours

Rose discovers that she may be carrying the HIV virus... More after learning the blood they used in her gallbladder operation may have contained HIV antibodies. What really gets to her though is the 72 hours she must wait before hearing the test results. Meanwhile, Dorothy organizes a Save the Swamplands charity.


An Illegitimate Concern

Blanche is stunned when a man comes to the front... More door and claims to be the illegitimate son of her late husband. Meanwhile, Dorothy and Sophia enter a mother-daughter pageant at Shady Pines.


Like The Beep Beep Beep Of The Tom Tom

After visiting the doctor, Blanche learns that he wants to... More put a pacemaker in her. However, after the operation, Blanche is so scared of intimacy that she decides to give up sex.


Clinton Avenue Memoirs

Dorothy becomes alarmed when Sophia forgets the date of her... More wedding anniversary. This leads Dorothy to face the fact that Sophia is becoming more and more forgetful with age. After visiting a doctor, Sophia decides to regain some of the memories she has lost and decides to take a trip to Brooklyn and their old apartment.


Triple Play

Blanche tries to lure men by placing a fake ad... More in the paper trying to sell a Mercedes. Meanwhile, Rose has to deal with meeting Miles's daughter who makes it clear she wants their relationship to be no more and Dorothy discovers Sophia is hoarding Social Security money, thanks to a computer error.


Great Expectations

Rose joins a positive thinking group and tries to get... More a pessimistic Dorothy to join. Meanwhile, Blanche is scared to get serious with her latest boyfriend especially after he has a heart attack.


Mary Has A Little Lamb

The girls take in a 15 year old girl who... More has just found out she's pregnant and scared to tell her father. Meanwhile, Blanche's prison pen pal has just been released and is looking for her.


Have Yourself A Very Little Christmas

It's the Christmas season and the girls are fed up... More with Christmas shopping in a heat wave. So they decide to buy gifts for the one person they pick from a hat. Later, the girls decide to serve Christmas dinner for the homeless, including a recently homeless Stan.


Ebb Tide

Blanche is shattered after her father, Big Daddy, passes away.... More However, when she goes back to her childhood home, she gets into a big argument with her sister, Virginia and decides not to attend the funeral.


All That Jazz

Dorothy's son, Michael, shows up on her doorstep with news... More that he's separated with his wife and needs a place to stay. However, Dorothy quickly gets tired of his freeloading and dumps him on Stan. Meanwhile, Rose's stress is getting terrible and is reluctant to talk to her boss about cutting back on her ""things-to-do"" list.

The Golden Girls: Season 5 | Release Details

The Golden Girls: Season 5 is available to stream in New Zealand now on Disney+.