Betty loved the writing of The Golden Girls and felt the cast had a great chemistry and was paired with the right characters.
Rose Nylund -was a widow with 5 children. She moved to Miami after her husbands death and worked at a grief consoling center and later became an assistant to a consumer reporter. Rose was known for telling her hilarious hometown stories and dizzy remarks.
Blanche Devereaux - was a man- hungry southern gal who worked at an art museum. She had 6 children with her late husband George. She was born to a wealthy family and grew up on a plantation near Atlanta Georgia.
Dorothy Zbornak- was born in Brooklyn New York, got pregnant in high school and married Stan, the father of her child. After 38 years, they divorced when he left her for a flight attendant. She moved to Florida and became a homeowner.
Sophia Petrillo- was Dorothy's mother who was born in Sicilly. She had a stroke and was a resident in a Retirement Home in New York. After the facility burned in a fire, she moved in with the three woman.