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Old 06-03-2010, 04:45 PM
 
Location: Beautiful Upstate NY!
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Getty in 08, Arthur in 09, Rue in 10....
Who do you think will pass in 11?
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Old 06-03-2010, 07:14 PM
 
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Getty in 08, Arthur in 09, Rue in 10....
Betty was actually the oldest. Weird how they all died and Betty is enjoying a resurgence of her acting career.
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Old 06-03-2010, 07:37 PM
 
Location: Vermont, grew up in Colorado and California
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Default DAMN...no pun intended.

Will miss her, I still enjoy the show, she was a great character and actress R.I.P.
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Old 06-03-2010, 07:52 PM
 
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Betty was actually the oldest. Weird how they all died and Betty is enjoying a resurgence of her acting career.
Kind of like Herman (Fred Gwynn) dying way before Grandpa (Al Lewis) in "The Munsters." Odd how that happens.
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Old 06-03-2010, 08:44 PM
 
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She was also hilarious in "Sordid Lives: The Series" (2008) I saw her in Dallas at the Majestic Theater last fall - she sat in a chair the whole time but she was funny and friendly.
I've not heard of that movie, Lakewooder, but it's so crazy she is gone! She was still holding her own as of recently with movies and what not--up until this year, right? I didn't even know she had a stroke back in March.

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Will miss her, I still enjoy the show, she was a great character and actress R.I.P.
Isn't it though!?! The Golden Girls is one of a few shows that will never go away....they picked the perfect cast, the perfect plot, and the perfect setting. This is a sad day; Betty White has to live forever or all our girls will be gone
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Old 06-04-2010, 12:25 AM
 
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So sad. I love the Golden Girls. I thought I heard that Estelle Getty was actually the youngest of the four. I remembered that because in the show, she was the oldest character. Does anyone know?
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Old 06-04-2010, 12:53 AM
 
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So sad. I love the Golden Girls. I thought I heard that Estelle Getty was actually the youngest of the four. I remembered that because in the show, she was the oldest character. Does anyone know?
I had heard that as well.


I also loved,loved Rue on " Mama's Family" as Fran.
Funny that Betty White was on that show too as Fran's (Rue's) neice.
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Old 06-04-2010, 09:41 AM
 
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Watched a rerun last night on TV. Was it pure coincidence (or a cruel joke) that it was titled "Heart Attack"?

Heart Attack November 23, 1985
After a fabulous dinner party featuring Sophia's Sicilian cuisine, she has severe chest pain and thinks she is having a heart attack. She's convinced that she's dying, and Dorothy must face her fear of becoming an orphan.
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Old 06-04-2010, 10:13 AM
 
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Dorothy Petrillo-Zbornak: I will never forgive that airline as long as I live!
Blanche Devereaux: I cannot believe they lost all our luggage! Now I'm gonna have to go an entire weekend without underwear!
Sophia Petrillo: Yeah. You usually slip into a pair by Sunday afternoon.
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Old 06-04-2010, 01:02 PM
 
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Blanche: Now, if you'll excuse me, I'm going to go take a long, hot, steamy bath, with just enough water to barely cover my perky bosoms.
Sophia Petrillo: You're only gonna sit in an inch of water?
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