The Golden Palace

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The Golden Palace
Premiere September 18, 1992
Finale May 14, 1993
Creator Susan Harris
Network/Provider CBS
Style 30-minute sitcom
Company Witt/Thomas/Harris Productions,
Touchstone Television
Seasons 1
Episodes 24
(List of episodes)
Origin USA

The Golden Palace is a sitcom that aired on CBS. It was a sequel to The Golden Girls.

The Golden Palace begins where The Golden Girls had ended, in the quartet's now-sold Miami house. With Dorothy Zbornak having married and left in the previous series finale, the three remaining cast members decide to invest in a Miami hotel that is up for sale. The hotel, however, is revealed to have been stripped of all of its personnel in an effort to appear more profitable, leaving only two employees: Roland Wilson, the hotel's manager, and Chuy Castillos, the hotel's chef. This requires the women to perform all the tasks of the hotel's staff.

The series focused on the interactions between guests at the hotel and the hotel's staff, as well as between the Golden Girls and the previous hotel staff. Guest stars were frequent, including recurring characters that had previously appeared on The Golden Girls, such as Debra Engle and Harold Gould as Rebecca Devereaux and Miles Webber, and other celebrities (Bea Arthur reprised the Dorothy Zbornak role for a two-part storyline in which she visits the hotel to check up on her mother).



Actor Character
Main Cast
Betty White Rose Nylund
Rue McClanahan Blanche Devereaux
Estelle Getty Sophia Petrillo
Don Cheadle Roland Wilson
Cheech Marin Chuy Castillos
Billy L. Sullivan Oliver Webb


Season  Premiere Finale #
Season One September 18, 1992 May 14, 1993 24


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