- In the episode where the women take self defense classes ("Stand and Fight"), the way Julia says the word "no".
- Suzanne invites a former beauty contestant (and unbeknownst to Suzanne, a lesbian) to attend an event with her:Suzanne: Isn't she a sweetheart? You know, if all the women in the world were like her I'd have no trouble finding a girlfriend.Mary Jo: Well, I think that's the understatement of the decade!
Mary Jo: Oh Suzanne, loosen up. It's the '90s!Suzanne: Well it's not the gay '90s!
- Upon Suzanne's realization in the same episode...
Funny / Designing Women