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Before there was Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda, there was Rose, Blanche, Sophia and Dorothy

The Golden Girls are now on Disney+. Caitlin McBride celebrates their enduring appeal

Before there was Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda – there was Rose, Blanche, Sophia and Dorothy. The Golden Girls, the classic ‘80s sitcom about a group of women in their 50s living together in Miami, is enjoying a renaissance thanks to its recent addition to Disney+. 

In the battle of the streaming wars, Disney+ has been relying largely on its illustrious film catalogue and exclusive TV shows expanding the Marvel Cinematic Universe. And while ‘WandaVision’ and ‘Loki’ might be . . .

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