The Golden Girls has been in my life for as long as I can remember. I was 10 years old back in 1985, when the show debuted to massive success on NBC, and remember watching with my parents—though, of course, many of the wickedly funny jokes went over my tiny head back then.
In the years since, my beloved Dorothy, Blanche, Rose, and Sophia have basically never left my TV screen. First, there were the always airing reruns I watched through college and beyond (and still on Sunday mornings because I’m a Gen X’er who has cable). Today, of course,