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Like any good fairy tale will demonstrate, heroes are nothing without villains.

(For starters, if you have to ask who the heroes are in The Golden Girls, allow us to direct you to The Golden Girls Starter Kit.)

But like with any good 80s sitcom, The Golden Girls made A LOT of enemies over their seven-season run.

This post is a little teaser of the appreciation of the wretched side characters who drive the plot forward with their scheming and antagonizing, and who never seem to get the recognition they deserve.

Here are a few highlights from the complete ranked…

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Writing & sharing scholarly content about The Golden Girls, here and on

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