Episode 33: I Think Your Sport Stinks

Episode 33: I Think Your Sport Stinks


The Grand Finale.

From the beginning, I wanted the series to end with this, covering not just dog racing in The Golden Girls, but The Golden Palace as well. What a weird show.


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McClanahan, Rue. My First Five Husbands...And the Ones Who Got Away. Crown Archetype, 2007. (Amazon link). 

White, Betty. Here We Go Again: My Life In Television. Scribner, 2010 (Amazon Link).

3 GOLDEN GIRLS MOVING FROM THEIR HOUSE ON NBC TO CBS` `PALACE,` Chicago Tribune, by Tom Walter, Scripps, July 25, 1992

The Man in the Family Wikipedia entry

Someone has to celebrate the 25th anniversary of 'The Golden Palace', MeTV, December 4, 2017

Alexei Sayle IMDB page

Slide, Anthony, Some Joe You Don't Know: An American Biographical Guide to 100 British Television Personalities, Greenwood Press, 1996 via Google Books.

Cheech Marin: Taking a Jump Into Mainstream Television : Comedy: Once part of Cheech and Chong, the actor leaves behind his drugged-out persona for a role on 'The Golden Palace,' LA Times, by Susan King, September 19, 1992

Marco Pennette Wikipedia entry

THE HISTORY OF GREYHOUND RACING IN THE UNITED STATES, by Christine A. Dorchak, Esq., President, GREY2K USA Worldwide, September 7, 2015

Trainer's license revoked after greyhounds test positive for cocaine at Derby Lane, Tampa Bay Times, by Tony Marrero, May 5, 2017

Mission & Strategy, Grey2KUSA.org

Ballot measure aims to ban greyhound racing in FL, WPTV.com, by Alanna Quillen, July 26, 2018

Greyhound races are a thing of the past. Here’s why Florida still hasn’t learned that, Washington Post, by Duncan Strauss, June 16, 2017

Greyhound adoption Wikipedia entry

Florida politics, Grey2KUSA.org

A Still-Golden Anniversary: 20 Years Since Debut of Failed Spinoff Golden Palace, Must Hear TV, by Jim Colucci, September 18, 2012

The Golden Girls Creators On Finding a New Generation of Fans and Giving George Clooney One of His Earliest Jobs, Vulture, by Stacey Wilson Hunt, March 3, 2017

Marc Cherry Shares His Memories of Writing for Golden Girls, Vulture, by Josef Adalian, February 28, 2013

Television Academy Foundation: The Interviews - Rue McClanahan

Cheech & Chong Wikipedia entry

Cheech Marin, The AV Club, by Nathan Rabin, December 22, 2008

Don Cheadle recalls his TV start with Betty White on 'The Golden Palace,' Screener, by Jay Bobbin, December 2012

House of Lies: Real-Life Pals Don Cheadle and Kristen Bell Talk Season 4, Ugly Sweaters, and Frozen, Vulture, by Ileane Rudolph, January 26, 2015

CBS This Morning - Don Cheadle on "House of Lies," marriage via YouTube

Gail Parent Interview Part 3 of 4 - EMMYTVLEGENDS.ORG via YouTube

Beatrice Arthur Interview Part 4 of 5 - EMMYTVLEGENDS.ORG via YouTube

Tony Thomas Interview Part 4 of 5 - EMMYTVLEGENDS.ORG via YouTube


With a Whimper (Instrumental Version) by Josh Woodward

Show Me (Instrumental Version) by Josh Woodward

You know why by Loyalty Freak Music

No Cadillac by Loyalty Freak Music

A final tally and many Thank You's

A final tally and many Thank You's

Episode 32: The Fancyman and I are Going to the Dog Track

Episode 32: The Fancyman and I are Going to the Dog Track