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Kinder-News :: God Continues Eternity-Long Killing Spree…

July 25th, 2008 by unkle lancifer · 7 Comments

We admit it, when we’re not watching slasher movies we can usually be found watching sitcoms like THE GOLDEN GIRLS, a rare show that’s as funny today as it was when it aired. One of the main reasons for its success was ESTELLE GETTY an unusual talent that brightened many a life. We honor her passing the only way we know how…with questionable taste.

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  • 1 mamamiasweetpeachesNo Gravatar // Jul 25, 2008 at 11:48 am

    I used to be embaressed to admit I loved THE GOLDEN GIRLS…but over the past few years I have met A LOT of people online (mostly fellow Horror fans and metalheads) who are HUGE Closet Fans of the show….and now I am a Loud And Proud GG Fan!!!
    One of the best written shows in TV history, imo.

  • 2 wings1295No Gravatar // Jul 25, 2008 at 12:39 pm

    Estelle Getty was always hilarious as Sophia. Surprised to see you are a fan of the show, as well. Or, maybe I shouldn’t be. So many things posted on this site resonate with me, this is just another.

    Anyway – She will be missed. Yay for RERUNS!

  • 3 micksterNo Gravatar // Jul 25, 2008 at 1:04 pm

    Earlier this year I became reacquainted with the Golden Girls. I loved it when it originally aired, but I hadn’t watched it in many years.  Well, while I was laid up in the hospital I started watching again. I continued watching through my recovery at home. It became part of my morning routine: wake up, get a shower, and watch Golden Girls while waiting for the home health nurse to arrive. Except for the being ill part, I missed watching Golden Girls every morning when I went back to work. Estelle Getty aka Sophia, you will be missed!

  • 4 unkle lanciferNo Gravatar // Jul 25, 2008 at 1:13 pm

    Is any other show as consistently laugh out loud funny? Even if you’ve seen the bit before the timing on is so spot on you have to laugh again and again. I’m really sad that E.G’s final years were as rough as they were, she deserved to leave this world knowing of her impact and how much she was loved. Hopefully now, wherever she is, she does know.

  • 5 OberstKurtNo Gravatar // Jul 25, 2008 at 7:27 pm

    I wasn’t a fan, but my parents were.  The things that truly stand out in my mind about GG were Bea Arthur’s arrogance (nothing new; remember Maude?), Rue McClanahan’s willingess to hike her skirt for almost anything of the male gender…and Estelle Getty’s sharp one-liners.  Farewell.

  • 6 Amanda By NightNo Gravatar // Jul 30, 2008 at 4:06 pm

    OK, you’re right, it’s questionable taste… 😉 Really, I think it’s really sweet that you to do this tribute to her. I’m a HUGE GG fan and like when Bones McCoy died (yeah, I’m that geeky!), it feels like the end of an era.

    As a sidebar, I’ve met Bea Arthur and she was amazing…

  • 7 unkle lanciferNo Gravatar // Jul 30, 2008 at 4:57 pm


    We were a bit worried that people would take this post the wrong way but then I looked down at my “what would Sophia do?” T-shirt and decided to proceed. In fact it kinda cheered me up making it because just looking at E.G’s face makes me crack up. Meanwhile, you got to meet the Big Bea!!! How cool is that? We’re all into the Adrienne Barbeau memoirs over here and she sing’s Bea’s praises too. She sounds nice… and very Tall!

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