Clayton makes an unmistakable pass at her while still dating Dorothy.
Blanche confides in Rose, who urges her to tell Dorothy the truth, but when Dorothy accuses Blanche of lying, Blanche tells Dorothy to move out.
Included are the scripts: "Job Hunting," "Transplant," "Blanche and the Younger Man," "Love Under the Big Top," "Not Another Monday," Comedy of Errors," "Have Yourself a Very Little Christmas," "Like the Beep Beep Beep of the Tom Tom," "72 Hours," and "Cheaters".
To my knowledge this volume has not been published in North America (I found my copy in a bookstore in Utrecht during a holiday in the Netherlands).
NOTE: This episode establishes the "post-feminist" premise of the series: despite their sexual and romantic yearnings for men, the four women really find support only in the solidarity of the family they construct for themselves.
The swift elimination of the character of the gay houseboy Coco following the pilot caused some criticism at the time, but in retrospect it seems a wise decision to have made the household exclusively female.
Harold Gould [ Arnie ] Rose has qualms about sharing her stateroom on an upcoming cruise to the Bahamas with a man she likes.
Arnie's warm personality ultimately calms her fears, and Rose enjoys her "maiden" voyage back into the world of love.
The episodes selected emphasize the issue-oriented side of the show and are not necessarily the funniest.
Following Bea Arthur's departure, the series was revamped into the unsuccessful Production credits: A Witt Thomas Harris Production Executive producers: Paul Junger Witt, Tony Thomas Produced by: Kathy Speer, Terry Grossman Co-produced by: Marsha Posner Williams Created by: Susan Harris Supervising producer: Paul Bogart Executive story consultant: Winifred Hervey Executive script consultants: Mort Nathan, Barry Fanaro Creative consultant: Liz Sage Associate directors: Jon Sharp, Gary Shimokawa, Doug Smart Editorial assistant: Lex Passaris Charles Levin [ Coco ], Frank Aletter [ Harry ], F.
Rose and Dorothy realize that Blanche's forthcoming union will mean a change of address for them.