Picks and Pans Review: The Golden Girls

updated 03/24/1986 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 03/24/1986 AT 01:00 AM EST

NBC (Saturdays, 9 p.m. ET)

An update: I still like The Golden Girls. You still like The Golden Girls; you've made them a solid Top 10 smash. But I do have a complaint: I've watched nearly every episode of GG and most have been about sex. Sex with married men. Sex with men who die in bed. Sex with midgets. It's not that I'm prudish or think that women of this age can't enjoy lotsa lust. Not at all. But I am getting tired of variations on only one theme. I expected to see more imagination in the scripts and more than one side to each of these great characters. So, to goose The Golden Girls along, I'm downgrading them from an A + to: A—

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