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The Monkey Show 

As soon as Dorothy frees herself of Stan, her sister Gloria shows up and Dorothy catches her sleeping with Stan. In the meantime, Rose and Blanche hold a telethon to save a local lighthouse when a hurricane blows in.

Director:

Lex Passaris

Writers:

Susan Harris (created by), Mitchell Hurwitz | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Bea Arthur ... Dorothy Zbornak (as Beatrice Arthur)
Betty White ... Rose Nylund
Rue McClanahan ... Blanche Devereaux
Estelle Getty ... Sophia Petrillo
Herb Edelman ... Stan Zbornak (as Herbert Edelman)
Bill Dana ... Angelo
Dena Dietrich ... Gloria Petrillo
Steve Landesberg ... Dr. Halperin
Dinah Manoff ... Carol Weston
Ed Hooks Ed Hooks ... Stage Manager
Jonathan Schmock ... Cop #1
Matthew Saks Matthew Saks ... Cop #2
Don Seigel Don Seigel ... Davey Cricket
Bryan Norcross Bryan Norcross ... Himself
Richard Reicheg Richard Reicheg ... Man
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Storyline

As soon as Dorothy frees herself of Stan, her sister Gloria shows up and Dorothy catches her sleeping with Stan. In the meantime, Rose and Blanche hold a telethon to save a local lighthouse when a hurricane blows in.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Language:

English

Release Date:

9 November 1991 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Bea Arthur's real life son is in this episode. He plays a rookie police officer who goes to their house to vacate everyone due to the hurricane See more »

Goofs

After Dorothy, her mother, and sister, and Angelo all enter the telethon set, Angelo eventually walks away from the group and the shadow of the boom mic can be seen on his head. See more »

Quotes

Dorothy Petrillo Zbornak: Ma, what are you doing?
Sophia Petrillo: Filling sandbags, Dorothy, there's a hurricane a-comin'.
Dorothy Petrillo Zbornak: A-comin'?
Sophia Petrillo: That's right. People only use the "a-" when a really big storm is a-comin' or a-brewin',
Dorothy Petrillo Zbornak: Ma, the weather report said nothing about a hurricane.
Sophia Petrillo: Ida Perlberg down at the Senior Center woke up this morning with a leg cramp. Need I say more?
Dorothy Petrillo Zbornak: Yes.
Sophia Petrillo: Dorothy, when you get around my age, two things happen: one, you get more intuitive about the weather; and two, corn becomes your enemy.
Dorothy Petrillo Zbornak: Ma, even if there is a ...
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Connections

References Empty Nest (1988) See more »

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Thank You For Being A Friend
Written by Andrew Gold
Sung by Cynthia Fee
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