The theme song for the series was "Thank You for Being a Friend," lyrics by Andrew Gold, music by George Aliceson Tipton and was sung by Cynthia Fee.An anthology of ten scripts from the series was published as The Golden Girls Created by: Susan Harris, With an introduction and commentary by John Marriott (London, Boxtree, 1991, 237 pp.).Back on shore, a game of gin serves as a catalyst for Dorothy and Sophia to come to a new mutual understanding.

Harold Gould [ Arnie ] Rose has qualms about sharing her stateroom on an upcoming cruise to the Bahamas with a man she likes.

Arnie's warm personality ultimately calms her fears, and Rose enjoys her "maiden" voyage back into the world of love.

Rose and Dorothy realize that Blanche's forthcoming union will mean a change of address for them.

The day of the wedding dawns and Rose has a sinking feeling about Harry, but Dorothy prevents her from telling Blanche.

William Parker [ Minister ], Meshach Taylor [ Cop ] Blanche has been dating a wonderful man named Harry, whom the others suspect is about to propose to her.

Their suspicions are confirmed when Blanche comes home from a date with Harry, all aflutter with marriage plans.Jeanette Nolan [ Alma Linstrum ], Charles Hill [ Dirk ] Blanche dates her very much younger aerobics instructor and gets a new lease on youth -- until the man confesses that he is attracted to her because she reminds him of her mother.Meanwhile, Rose overprotects her visiting mother Alma, whose fitness actually puts the other women to shame. Harris ] After a party Sophia suffers an apparent heart attack, complaining of "Pavarotti sitting on my chest," and the girls nervously await paramedics who are delayed by a storm.Included are the scripts: "Job Hunting," "Transplant," "Blanche and the Younger Man," "Love Under the Big Top," "Not Another Monday," Comedy of Errors," "Have Yourself a Very Little Christmas," "Like the Beep Beep Beep of the Tom Tom," "72 Hours," and "Cheaters".To my knowledge this volume has not been published in North America (I found my copy in a bookstore in Utrecht during a holiday in the Netherlands).Meanwhile, Blanche is upset that Dorothy has agreed to baby-sit for a friend whose husband is in the hospital; and only adjusts to the presence of the baby just as he returns to his parents. Elliot Clayton ] The doctor who comes to treat Sophia's high blood pressure captivates both Dorothy and Blanche, and for once Dorothy beats out Blanche and dates "the most attractive man to hit Florida since Mr.