Miami Nice: Behind-the-Scenes Facts Every Golden Girls Fan Should Know

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On September 14, 1985, The Golden Girls pilot debuted, kicking off a seven-season run that would garner Emmys, Golden Globes and legions of dedicated fans. But, 36 years later, the show continues to resonate with so many generations of viewers — all over the globe.

So many elements have fed into the show’s lasting legacy, from the unforgettable cast and their characters to the witty writing that, in the ‘80s, felt forward-thinking, making it ever-pertinent today. Nonetheless, even the sitcom’s most devout fans don’t know everything about what went into making The Golden Girls such a success. Read on to learn behind-the-scenes tidbits about everyone’s favorite Miami ladies.