Monday, September 9th, 1974
While on vacation in New York, Rhoda meets a man (Joe) and she decides not to return to Minneapolis.
Monday, September 16th, 1974
s1e2: You Can Go Home Again
Rhoda has difficulty finding an apartment in New York City and finally moves into the one place she never even considered--her parents' apartment.
Monday, September 23rd, 1974
s1e3: I'll Be Loving You, Sometimes
Rhoda's smooth romance with Joe gets a little bumpy when he decides it might be best if the two of them begin dating other people as well as each other.
Monday, September 30th, 1974
s1e4: Parents' Day
Rhoda and Joe decide to set aside one day to tackle the generation gap, and schedule lunch with his parents and dinner with hers.
Monday, October 7th, 1974
s1e5: The Lady in Red
Rhoda lands a job with a small publishing firm and ends up delivering the eulogy at the funeral of an author whose specialty was X-rated books.
Monday, October 14th, 1974
s1e6: Pop Goes the Question
Joe pops the question, but it's not exactly the one Rhoda wants to hear. Instead of ""Will you marry me?"" it's ""How about living together?""
Monday, October 21st, 1974
s1e7: The Shower
Unable to think of just the right gift to get Rhoda, Brenda decides to throw a shower for her soon-to-be-wed sister and uses the occasion to stage a small reunion for Rhoda with some of her old high school classmates.
Monday, October 28th, 1974
s1e8: Rhoda's Wedding (1)
Complications arise when Rhoda and Joe's plans to have a small wedding is complicated by Ida, who invites all of her friends.
Monday, October 28th, 1974
s1e9: Rhoda's Wedding (2)
Rhoda almost doesn't make it to her own wedding when, at the last minute, Phyllis forgets to pick her up.
Monday, November 4th, 1974
s1e10: The Honeymoon
Rhoda and Joe's cruise doesn't turn out the way they expected.
Monday, November 11th, 1974
s1e11: 9-E is Available
Rhoda wants a new apartment, especially after an old beau of Joe's lets herself in with a key.
Monday, November 18th, 1974
s1e12: I'm a Little Late, Folks
Rhoda thinks she may be pregnant, but she isn't sure enough to tell her husband Joe, especially when he comes home with the news that his business is facing economic troubles.
Monday, November 25th, 1974
s1e13: Anything Wrong?
Joe goes to his father for marital advise.
Monday, December 2nd, 1974
s1e14: 'S Wonderful
Despite Joe and Brenda's insistence that she butt out, Rhoda continues to plunge ahead to prove to her younger sister that her new boyfriend is really a married man.
Monday, December 9th, 1974
s1e15: Good-Bye Charlie
It's a case of mutual dislike at first sight when Rhoda meets Joe's friend Charlie Burke, a patronizing "man's man" who is not exactly thrilled with his best buddies wife.
Monday, December 16th, 1974
s1e16: Guess What I Got You for the Holidays
With his business on the verge of failure, Joe becomes ever increasingly worried, resisting Rhoda's advice to free his emotions, even if it means crying.
Monday, January 6th, 1975
s1e17: Whattaya Think It's There For?
At Ida's insistence, Rhoda talks Joe into asking her father for the money he needs to save his business, but then is surprised to learn things about her dad's financial state that are news to even her mother.
Monday, January 13th, 1975
s1e18: Not Made for Each Other
Rhoda's shy, retiring high-school chum, Myrna Morgenstern, shows up unexpectedly to demonstrate her new, Rhoda-like, head-on approach to life, and she begins a tumultuous non-romance with Joe's best friend.
Monday, January 20th, 1975
s1e19: Strained Interlude
Rhoda and Joe work very hard at being the perfect modern couple, free of all jealousies and hang-ups until a man Rhoda once loved asks her out for dinner.
Monday, January 27th, 1975
s1e20: Everything I Have is Yours, Almost
When Rhoda discovers Joe has been visiting a doctor without telling her, she begins to worry, but not as much as when she finds out what kind of doctor he is.
Monday, February 3rd, 1975
s1e21: Chest Pains
Rhoda and Brenda have to take their mother on her very first trip to the doctor, a visit that mama Ida faces with a combination of fear and embarrassment.
Monday, February 10th, 1975
s1e22: Windows by Rhoda
Distracted by visitors who keep interrupting her work at home, Rhoda opens an office and soon learns about the problems faced by a woman launching her own business.
Monday, February 24th, 1975
s1e23: A Nice Warm Rut
Brenda decides to break out of her ""nice, warm rut"" by moving to San Francisco, a plan that isn't discouraged by Rhoda, but one that Joe thinks is rotten.
Monday, March 3rd, 1975
s1e24: Ida, the Elf
Bored with her life, Rhoda's mother Ida decides to become a ""now"" woman and surprises Rhoda and Brenda by announcing she's launched a whole new career.
Monday, March 10th, 1975
s1e25: Along Comes Mary
Mary Richards shows up unexpectedly and throws a monkey wrench into Rhoda's and Joe's plans for a long-awaited weekend alone at Cape Cod.
Monday, September 8th, 1975
s2e1: Kiss Your Epaulets Goodbye
After Rhoda and Joe are robbed, Rhoda blames the mishap on Carlton's lack of ability to handle his job, causing Carlton to be fired.
Monday, September 15th, 1975
s2e2: Rhoda Meets the Ex-Wife
All of Rhoda's insecurities surface when she meets Joe's ex-wife, who turns out to be beautiful.
Monday, September 22nd, 1975
s2e3: Ida's Doctor
Ida Morgenstern finds herself tempted to have an affair with her doctor.
Monday, September 29th, 1975
s2e4: Mucho, Macho
Rhoda and Joe have a difficult time trying to celebrate their first anniversary pleasantly when their tempers keep getting the best of them.
Monday, October 6th, 1975
s2e5: The Party
A psychiatrist tries to give the Gerards' party a boost by directing a group-encounter session, revealing some interesting suppressions from the guests.
Monday, October 13th, 1975
s2e6: Brenda's Unemployment
That rotten job Brenda felt she held at the bank looks like a rose garden after she quits being a teller and is faced with the thorns of unemployment.
Monday, October 20th, 1975
s2e7: With Friends Like These
Seething tempers result when two of Rhoda's and Brenda's closest friends take advantage of them.
Monday, October 27th, 1975
s2e8: Somebody Down There Likes Him
To help the financial burden of a rent increase, Brenda takes on a roommate, but it's the beautiful roommate who turns out to be a real burden when she comes on strongly to Joe.
Monday, November 3rd, 1975
s2e9: Call Me Grandma
Mama Ida's innocent but overzealous desire to become a grandmother results in her arranging another rock-bottom date for Brenda.
Monday, November 10th, 1975
s2e10: Myrna's Story
Business is booming at Rhoda's window-dressing firm, due partly to her creative sketches, but also because of Myrna Morgenstern's "persuasive" sales pitches, something which Rhoda puts an end to.
Monday, November 17th, 1975
s2e11: Love Songs of J. Nicholas Lobo
Against his better judgment, Joe hires Nick, Brenda's obnoxious boyfriend, to become a wrecker at his demolition firm.
Monday, November 24th, 1975
s2e12: Friends and Mothers
Rhoda's new, delightful, vivacious middle-aged neighbor becomes a threat to mother Ida.
Monday, December 1st, 1975
s2e13: A Night with the Girls
Rhoda is determined to prove to her friends that women can have a great time without men, although she becomes dubious of her own theory when she tries it one night.
Monday, December 8th, 1975
s2e14: Bump in the Night
Somewhere in Rhoda's neighborhood, a burglar is walking the street, possibly going after her because she just might be the only person able to identify him.
Monday, December 29th, 1975
s2e15: If You Don't Tell Her, I Will
Two's company and three's a crowd, as both Brenda and Rhoda discover when they have uninvited guests moving in with them.
Monday, January 5th, 1976
s2e16: Rhoda's Sellout
Torn between her pride at losing a huge account for her window-dressing firm, Rhoda battles with a stubborn though prosperous tuxedo chain-store owner who wants her to decorate his windows his way, or not at all.
Monday, January 12th, 1976
s2e17: Attack on Mr. Right
Rhoda drills Brenda on the finer points of life, such as how to land a man, when Brenda's Mr. Right seems to be taking her for granted.
Monday, January 19th, 1976
s2e18: If You Want to Shoot the Rapids You Have to Get Wet
Rhoda, whose only real luck with a man has been with her husband Joe, finds herself playing marriage counselor to a couple who has been married for 12 years.
Monday, January 26th, 1976
s2e19: The Return of Billy Glass
Martin Morgenstern is overjoyed when his best friend visits him after a 35-year hiatus, but is overwhelmed with insecurity when he recalls that his best friend was also once engaged to Ida.
Monday, February 2nd, 1976
s2e20: A Federal Case
Love beats a pathway to Brenda's door when a young federal agent uses her apartment to run a security check on the residence across the street.
Monday, February 9th, 1976
s2e21: The Marty Morgan Story
The emotional, high-strung Ida Morgenstern demonstrates her knack for jumping to conclusions when hubby Martin begins to act very secretive.
Monday, February 16th, 1976
s2e22: Let's Call it Love
Rhoda and Joe decide the only way they can spend more time together is to barricade themselves in their apartment, disregarding family, friends, work, and in short, the world.
Monday, February 23rd, 1976
s2e23: It's Not My Fault, Is It?
When Brenda turns down his marriage proposal, Lenny, the hearbroken lad, quits his job and sinks into a fit of depression.
Monday, March 1st, 1976
s2e24: Don't Give Up the Office
Rhoda has one little problem with money; she doesn't have any, and it's forcing her window-dressing firm out of business.
Monday, September 20th, 1976
s3e1: The Separation
Rhoda and Joe decide to separate.
Monday, September 27th, 1976
s3e2: Together Again for the First Time
Rhoda goes out with Joe for the first date since their separation and labels it as a weird experience.
Monday, October 4th, 1976
s3e3: No Big Deal
A swinging bachelor makes a play for Rhoda as she undergoes the first few difficult days of her separation from Joe.
Monday, October 11th, 1976
s3e4: I Won't Dance
Accompanied by Brenda, Rhoda tries to lose her separation blues by going away on a singles weekend.
Monday, October 18th, 1976
s3e5: H-e-e-e-r-e's Johnny
Rhoda experiences the trauma of a "blind date" when Brenda's boyfriend fixes her up with a loud, pushy, arrogant and egotistical showbiz type.
Monday, October 25th, 1976
s3e6: Two Little Words - - Marriage Counselor
Rhoda and Joe Gerard take their marital problems to a marriage counselor, where Joe makes a startling disclosure.
Monday, November 1st, 1976
s3e7: An Elephant Never Forgets
A weighty problem develops when Rhoda adds a few unwanted pounds and Brenda becomes slim for the first time in her life.
Monday, November 8th, 1976
s3e8: Rhoda Questions Her Life and Flies to Paris
Rhoda plans a wildly impulsive act to demonstrate to her estranged husband Joe that she's far from being a dull person.
Monday, November 15th, 1976
s3e9: Meet the Levys
Gary Levy's parents give Rhoda Gerard the once-over as a prospective daughter-in-law, which she is pretending to be only as a favor for Gary.
Monday, November 29th, 1976
s3e10: Man of the Year
Rhoda has another terrible encounter with Joe's best friend, Charlie Burke.
Monday, December 13th, 1976
s3e11: You Deserve a Break Today
Brenda has a short-lived engagement with a prosperous young man who owns three McDonald's franchises.
Monday, December 20th, 1976
s3e12: A Touch of Classy
Sally's former husband brings good news and bad news: the good news--he's getting married again; the bad news--he'd like Sally to consider accepting a reduction in alimony.
Monday, December 27th, 1976
s3e13: Guess Who I Saw Today
Rhoda experiences a severe separation pain when she sees Joe with another woman.
Monday, January 3rd, 1977
s3e14: What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?
Not wanting to be alone on New Year's Eve, Rhoda throws a memorable party with a wildly improbable Halloween touch.
Monday, January 10th, 1977
s3e15: Love for Sale
Rhoda and her sister help Gary Levy run a gigantic day-long sale to save his mod clothing business, but Brenda gets far more than she bargains for when love blossoms.
Sunday, January 16th, 1977
s3e16: A Night in the Emergency Room
Rhoda has a hand in breaking up Brenda's romance with musician Nick Lobo, and he retaliates by accidentally breaking Rhoda's toe.
Sunday, January 23rd, 1977
s3e17: Somebody Has to Say They're Sorry
It's Rhoda against the establishment when she is mistakenly arrested for soliciting.
Sunday, January 30th, 1977
s3e18: The Ultimatum
Rhoda delivers an ultimatum to her separated spouse, Joe, that either he comes back or she starts seeing other men.
Sunday, February 6th, 1977
s3e19: Rhoda's Mystery Man
Rhoda becomes the romantic target for a mysterious suitor who sends her anonymous gifts of roses, chocolates and a diamond pendant.
Sunday, February 13th, 1977
s3e20: Nick Lobo, Superstar
Because of an agreement made with his father almost five years ago, Nick Lobo, Brenda's hip musician boyfriend, must gain superstar status soon or else be forced to go into his father's garbage-collecting business.
Sunday, February 20th, 1977
s3e21: Nose Job
Rhoda is aghast to learn that Brenda is considering having cosmetic surgery done on her nose.
Sunday, February 27th, 1977
s3e22: The Second Time Around
Rhoda has a date with Brenda's boss.
Sunday, March 6th, 1977
s3e23: Pajama Party Bingo
An innocent "truth" type verbal game uncovers an old sisterly jealousy during an all-night pajama party.
Sunday, March 13th, 1977
s3e24: To Vegas With Love
Rhoda Gerard flies to Las Vegas for another encounter with her amorous suitor, Johnny Venture.
Sunday, October 2nd, 1977
s4e1: The Return of Ida
Ida Morgenstern returns from a year of touring the country to face a few home-front surprises: Rhoda is divorced and Brenda is unwilling to discuss the state of her innocence.
Sunday, October 9th, 1977
s4e2: The Job
After weeks of depressing pavement pounding, Rhoda manages to talk the owner of a rundown costume-rental company into giving her a job.
Sunday, October 16th, 1977
s4e3: Lady's Choice
Brenda enjoys the luxury of having two boyfriends, Gary and Benny, competing for her attention until they both show up for a date on the same night.
Sunday, October 23rd, 1977
s4e4: One is a Number
Rhoda comes face-to-face with an old problem again when she has two great theater tickets and can't find anyone to go with her.
Sunday, October 30th, 1977
s4e5: Ida Works Out
Ida Morgenstern wreaks havoc at the Doyle Costume Company where she is working part-time so that she can buy her husband a waterbed for their anniversary.
Sunday, November 6th, 1977
s4e6: Rhoda Likes Mike
Rhoda gets a bonus from her new job at the Doyle Costume Company--her boss introduces her to a handsome customer who is the owner of three successful restaurants, and it's love at first sight.
Sunday, November 13th, 1977
s4e7: The Weekend
Rhoda arranges a weekend alone with Mike.
Sunday, December 4th, 1977
s4e8: Home Movies
Dinner at the Morgensterns goes anything but predictable.
Sunday, December 11th, 1977
s4e9: Johnny's Solo Flight
Johnny's nightclub solo debut fizzles out and Rhoda is left to pick up the pieces.
Sunday, December 25th, 1977
s4e10: Who's Shy?
At Rhoda's urging, Brenda tries therapy to overcome her shyness.
Sunday, January 8th, 1978
s4e11: Blind Date
Ida stops by Rhoda's after her hair appointment with wonderful news--she's arranged another blind date for Rhoda!
Saturday, January 14th, 1978
s4e12: Ida Alone
With Ida missing her dearly departed friends, Rhoda and Brenda set out to boost her spirits.
Sunday, January 22nd, 1978
s4e13: All Work and No Play
Rhoda's job at the costume company begins to take up all her time. She forgets her obligations to her friends and family.
Sunday, January 29th, 1978
s4e14: Happy Anniversary
With Ida hinting of a party, everyone leads her to believe there won't be one.
Sunday, February 5th, 1978
s4e15: The Jack Story
Rhoda's boss asks her to help him out when an old chum comes into the city and wants to get together.
Sunday, February 12th, 1978
s4e16: Rhoda Cheats
Rhoda and Brenda go to night school and Rhoda get accused of cheating.
Sunday, February 19th, 1978
s4e17: Gary and Ida
With Gary's parents now living in Florida, Rhoda and Brenda get tired of "mothering" him, until he forms a bond with Ida. Then even Ida has her limits!
Sunday, February 26th, 1978
s4e18: As Time Goes By
With a party to stir up business underway, Rhoda and Jack get locked in a bathroom.
Sunday, March 5th, 1978
s4e19: Two's Company
Gary and Benny go into business together, something friends should think twice about.
Sunday, March 12th, 1978
s4e20: Brenda and the Bank Girl
Brenda is in the final running for the First Security Bank Girl.
Sunday, April 2nd, 1978
s4e21: So Long, Lucky
A string of bizarre mishaps plagues Rhoda.
Sunday, April 9th, 1978
s4e22: Jack's Back
With an evening out ruined by Jack's troubled back, Rhoda plays nurse.
Sunday, April 16th, 1978
s4e23: Five for the Road (1)
Trying to find out why Jack has been in a funk all week, Rhoda decided to lift his spirits with a road trip, but ends up stuck in the mud.
Sunday, April 23rd, 1978
s4e24: Five for the Road (2)
With food getting low, and tempers flying a valuable lesson is learned.
Saturday, September 23rd, 1978
s5e1: Martin Doesn't Live Here Anymore
Rhoda and Brenda are disappointed that Martin isn't feeling well enough to come to his 60th birthday party at Rhoda's apartment, until they learned that Martin moved out over 2 months ago.
Saturday, September 30th, 1978
s5e2: In Search of Martin
Rhoda, Brenda and Benny head to Florida to search for Martin.
Saturday, October 7th, 1978
s5e3: Rhoda vs. Ida
Ida and Rhoda quarrel over Ida's dating a younger man.
Saturday, October 14th, 1978
s5e4: Brenda Gets Engaged
Benny proposes to Brenda, but Brenda's happiness is marred when Ida refuses to give her blessings.
Saturday, October 21st, 1978
s5e5: Meet the Goodwins
Brenda insists that Rhoda accompany her when she meets her prospective in-laws for the first time, and Rhoda becomes an unexpected hit with Benny's big brother, leading unfortunately to one of the most harrowing dates of her life.
Saturday, October 28th, 1978
s5e6: Ida's Roommate
Ida advertises for a roommate and gets more than she bargained for when she chooses a couple to share her home.
Saturday, November 11th, 1978
s5e7: Martin Comes Home
Martin returns from his ""fling"" in Florida ready for a reconciliation, but Ida insists on a second courtship before she's willing to forgive and forget.
Saturday, December 2nd, 1978
s5e8: Jack's New Image
Rhoda convinces her boss that he needs some new clothes to go with his new svelte physique, but both learn a valuable lesson that beauty is only skin deep.
Saturday, December 9th, 1978
s5e9: The Total Brenda
When Benny starts to feel down-and-out, Brenda tries to cheer him up by catering to his every whim.
s5e10: The Date in the Iron Mask
No, it's not an alien from outer space. It's only Rhoda's date--who's managed to get his head stuck inside a silly-looking mask right before an awards dinner.
s5e11: Martin Swallows His Heart
Martin accidentally swallows a heart-shaped gold charm he bought as a gift for Ida.
s5e12: Earl's Helping Hand
Benny's brother, Earl, generously offers to lend Jack the $5,000 he needs to get his company out of debt, but only because it means being able to spend a week with Rhoda on her job.
s5e13: Brenda Runs Away
Feeling trapped and confused when everybody tries to run her life for her, Brenda runs away.
s0e1: Remembering Rhoda
Featurette / Retrospective (10 minutes)