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Dorothy's friend, local author Barbara Thorndyke, treats Rose and Blanche condescendingly.
|Episode cast overview:|
|Bea Arthur||-||Dorothy Zbornak (as Beatrice Arthur)|
|Betty White||-||Rose Nylund|
|Rue McClanahan||-||Blanche Devereaux|
|Estelle Getty||-||Sophia Petrillo|
|Bonnie Bartlett||-||Barbara Thorndyke|
|Monty Ash||-||Murray Guttman|
|Brad Trumbull||-||Maitre D'|
Bonnie Bartlett plays a writer friend of Dorothy's. At the start of the episode the characters discuss her in reference to other great authors with the joke being one of them includes Arnold Schwarzenegger in the list of great authors. Later in the year Bonnie Bartlett played Arnold Schwarzenegger's mother in Twins.
Despite being in the title of the episode, Dorothy has the least amount of screen time.
At one point in the episode, Dorothy accuses Blanche of regularly pretending to be Angie Dickinson. In the next episode, Blanche pretends to be Dickinson in order to get a hotel room.