21 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets From Golden Girls
THE SHOW WAS ALMOST CALLED “MIAMI NICE.”
“Miami Nice” started as a joke between two actresses (Selma Diamond and Doris Roberts) while they were presenting at NBCâ€™s fall preview special. They mentioned that it would be another version ofÂ Miami Vice, except it would be about retired people living in Florida. The NBC president actually liked that idea, and once he got a team together to work on the show, the name stuck for a while. However, NBC decided to change it because they thought that having two shows with such similar names would be too confusing for viewers.