With the sad news that Golden Girl Rue McClanahan died today, we thought we'd look back at some of Rue's classic moments as her best-known character, Blanche Devereaux, on The Golden Girls.
With the sad news that Golden Girl Rue McClanahan died today
, we thought we'd look back at some of Rue's classic moments as her best-known character, Blanche Devereaux, on The Golden Girls
Blanche may have been the sassy Southerner, but she was also butt of lots of jokes. Playing off Rose's daftness, Dorothy's sarcasm, and Sophia's, well, Sophianess, Rue made Blanche pop culture's most beloved cougar/GILF. Some say the original Samantha Jones!
Rose: We should put out the Welcome mat.
Blanche: We don't have a Welcome mat.
Rose: What about the one Dorothy always says is at the foot of your bed?
Blanche: Oh, I do love the rain so. It reminds me of my first kiss.
Dorothy: Ahh, you're first kiss was in the rain.
Blanche: No, it was in the shower.
Blanche: I threw my back out in aerobics class, you see . . .
Dorothy's son: You don't have to explain, my mother's told me all about you.
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: You're only gonna sit in an inch of water?
Blanche: Rose, I refuse to believe you have ever read a scientific journal!
Rose: Believe what you want! See if I care! Hypersexual b*tch.
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