Murderers’ Row: The Greatest Emmy Awards Lineups Ever

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Best Actress in a Comedy, 1986

Best Actress in a Comedy, 1986

The Lineup: Bea Arthur (The Golden Girls), Shelley Long (Cheers), Rue McClanahan (The Golden Girls), Phylicia Rashād (The Cosby Show), Betty White (The Golden Girls - winner)

The female leads of the two most important comedies of the decade versus three of the four stars of the best vehicle for comic actresses ever? Yeah, this one's pretty much untouchable.

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