When Golden Girls debuted on Sept. 14, 1985, it was an instant hit. The series lasted for seven seasons and spawned a spin-off called Golden Palace.
The premise was unique. The sitcom revolved around the lives of Blanche, Dorothy, Rose and Sophia, four older women sharing a house in Miami. They captivated audiences with their hilarious quips about dating, aging, and cheesecake, but also dealt with subjects that were taboo at the time, including gay marriage.
The show may have premiered 30 years ago, but thanks to reruns on three different cable networks, its spirit lives on. Now, thanks to Sam Hatmaker, a fan of Legos and the Golden Girls, we can continue the love and drama in the form of a Lego set. In April, the set received the 10,000 votes needed to move on the review stage. If approved, the product goes into development, then eventually hits stores. This process can takes months or years, so while we wait, here are seven other Golden Girls products to for you to love and cherish:
1) This slightly terrifying tumbler
This tumbler holds 16 ounces of liquid and is perfect for water, coffee, or scotch that has aged beautifully, just like the cast members.
2) Golden Girls-inspired lip balm
The heat in Miami can really chap your lips, but these balms will make your lips kissably smooth. Blanche would be proud.
3) Sophia and Dorothy bobby pins
The girls are always in your heart, but with this set of four bobby pins you can now wear them in your hair!
4) A throw pillow with the Golden Girl’s house floorplan
Betty White is the only one of the Golden Girl’s who is still alive, so your chance to snuggle up with a cast member is limited. This pillow is the next best thing!
5) Golden Girls nail decals
Picture it, you are going on a date and your nails needs some TLC. This set of 64 nail decals will have your nails looking golden in no time.
6) Golden Girls crochet pattern
Crocheting isn’t just for residents of Shady Pines anymore. You can DIY your own set of Golden Girls with these crochet patterns.
7) Golden Girls stay golden T-shirt
This stylish shirt is the perfect gift for any Golden Girls fan. It is available for men, women, and babies, making it the perfect attire for the entire family.
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