The BEST Seasons of The Golden Girls

Every season ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Aug 25, 2019

Defying the TV-industry "rules" that A) no viewer is interested in watching a situation comedy with an all-female cast and B) no viewer wants to see anybody over the age of 34, The Golden Girls was one of the few sitcoms in which all of the regulars were women, and none was under the age of 50 -- and it turned out be NBC's biggest hit of the 1985-1986 season.

Season 2

#1 - Season 2

First Aired: Sep 27, 1986

The second season of The Golden Girls premiered on NBC on September 27, 1986, and concluded on May 16, 1987. The season consisted of 26 episodes.

star 9.11
27 votes
Season 1

#2 - Season 1

First Aired: Sep 14, 1985

The first season of The Golden Girls premiered on NBC on September 14, 1985, and concluded on May 10, 1986. The season consisted of 25 episodes.

star 8.94
34 votes
Season 3

#3 - Season 3

First Aired: Sep 19, 1987

The third season of The Golden Girls premiered on NBC on September 19, 1987, and concluded on May 7, 1988. The season consisted of 25 episodes.

star 8.73
22 votes

#4 - Season 4

First Aired: Oct 8, 1988

The fourth season of The Golden Girls premiered on NBC on October 8, 1988, and concluded on May 13, 1989. The season consisted of 26 episodes.

star 8.64
22 votes
Season 5

#5 - Season 5

First Aired: Sep 23, 1989

The fifth season of The Golden Girls premiered on NBC on September 23, 1989, and concluded on May 5, 1990. The season consisted of 26 episodes.

star 8.44
18 votes
Season 6

#6 - Season 6

First Aired: Sep 22, 1990

The sixth season of The Golden Girls premiered on NBC on September 22, 1990, and concluded on May 4, 1991. The season consisted of 26 episodes.

star 8.41
17 votes
Season 8

#7 - Season 8

First Aired: Sep 18, 1992

star 8.20
10 votes
Season 7

#8 - Season 7

First Aired: Sep 21, 1991

The seventh and final season of The Golden Girls premiered on NBC on September 21, 1991, and concluded on May 9, 1992. The season consisted of 26 episodes.

star 8.13
15 votes