It's a sad day for Golden Girls fans. Estelle Getty, who played wisecracking Sophia, has died at age 84.
Golden Girls was groundbreaking ensemble comedy four strong, older female leads for whom sex, fun and cheesecake weren't distant memories.
Here are a few great lines from the show:
Blanche: I treat my body like a temple.
Sophia: Yeah, open to everyone, day or night.
Dorothy: Well Blanche is certainly taking her sister's novel better than I would. I would kill my sister Gloria if she ever wrote about my sex life.
Sophia: You would kill your sister over a pamphlet?
Blanche: Are you implying I lost my virginity at an early age?
Sophia: I'm just saying you're lucky Jack-&-Jill magazine didn't have a gossip column.
Blanche: [Sophia slapped Blanche's grandson for mouthing off] Is that all you Italians know how to do? Scream and hit?
Sophia: No, we also know how to make love and sing opera!
Blanche: [referring to her brother and his lover visiting] My goodness, what would the neighbors think if they saw two men lying in my bed?
Sophia: They'd think it's Tuesday!