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''Blanche and the Younger Man'' (Nov. 16, 1985)
Blanche dates a much-younger aerobics instructor (Charles Hill) but gets a major shot to the ego when he mentions how much she reminds him of his mother.
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''Big Daddy'' (May 3, 1986)
Blanche?s oft-mentioned father, Big Daddy (Murray Hamilton), visits from Atlanta and reveals a shocking secret to Blanche: he?s becoming a country music singer.
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''To Catch a Neighbor'' (May 2, 1987)
When a pair of cops bunk with the girls in order to stake out their new criminal neighbors, Blanche shows her maternal side with the younger police officer, played by George Clooney.
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''Blanche?s Little Girl'' (January 9, 1988)
Blanche?s daughter Rebecca (Shawn Schepps), a former fashion model, visits and surprises her mother with not only a significant weight gain but also a verbally abusive fiancé.
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''The One That Got Away'' (Oct. 29, 1988)
Blanche reconnects with the one man who ever rejected her, ''Ham'' Lushbaugh (John Harkins), determined to seduce him. But Lushbaum, who?s now also more portly, remains determined to avoid her advances.
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''Scared Straight'' (Dec. 10, 1988)
Blanche?s brother, Clayton (Monte Markham), comes for a visit, and despite Blanche?s attempts to set him up with women, he eventually reveals that he is gay.
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''The Accurate Conception'' (Oct. 14, 1989)
Rebecca (Debra Engle) returns and informs Blanche that she?s going to have a baby...through artificial insemination, which infuriates her mother. Mother and daughter battle over the decision.
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''Ebb Tide'' (Dec. 9, 1989)
Blanche?s sister urges her to return home when Big Daddy falls ill, but she decides to stay in Miami. When her father passes away, Blanche returns home for the funeral and deals with her guilt.
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''Mrs. George Devereaux'' (Nov. 17, 1990)
Blanche has an elaborate dream in which her dead husband George (George Grizzard) returns and reveals he staged his own death. Plus, she imagines that Dorothy is wooed by Sonny Bono and Lyle Waggoner.
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''Journey to the Center of Attention'' (Feb. 22, 1992)
To cheer up lonely Dorothy, Blanche invites her out to her favorite dive bar, The Rusty Anchor. But when Dorothy begins singing and getting more attention, Blanche?s jealous side comes out and she delivers a disastrous performance of her own.