1974 - 1979, Comedy
Rhoda Morgenstern returns home to New York City and reconnects with her meddling family.

Episode Guide

  • Rhoda - Brenda Runs Away (Season 5 Episode 13)
    Season 5 Episode 13:

    Brenda Runs Away

    Feeling trapped and confused by everyone's efforts to manage her life, Brenda runs away.

  • Rhoda - Earl's Helping Hand (Season 5 Episode 12)
    Season 5 Episode 12:

    Earl's Helping Hand

    Benny's brother Earl offers to lend Jack $5,000 -- knowing he will get to spend time with Rhoda.

  • Rhoda - The Total Brenda (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:

    The Total Brenda

    Brenda tries to cheer up Benny when he starts to feel down and out.

  • Rhoda - The Date in the Iron Mask (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    The Date in the Iron Mask

    Right before an awards dinner, Rhoda's date gets his head stuck inside a silly-looking mask.

  • Rhoda - Martin Swallows His Heart (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    Martin Swallows His Heart

    Martin accidentally swallows a heart-shaped gold charm he bought for Ida.

  • Rhoda - Jack's New Image (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    Jack's New Image

    Rhoda's boss, Jack, decides that his new image is ready for the ultimate test: a date with an attractive woman.

  • Rhoda - Martin Comes Home (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    Martin Comes Home

    Martin's unexpected return causes mixed emotions in his wife.

  • Rhoda - Ida's Roommate (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    Ida's Roommate

    Ida advertises for a roommate but gets more than she bargained for when she chooses a couple to share her home.

  • Rhoda - Meet the Goodwins (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    Meet the Goodwins

    Brenda insists that Rhoda accompany her for her first meeting with her prospective in-laws.

  • Rhoda - Brenda Gets Engaged (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    Brenda Gets Engaged

    Brenda's happiness over Benny's proposal is marred by Ida's refusal to give the two her blessing.

  • Rhoda - Rhoda vs. Ida (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    Rhoda vs. Ida

    Ida and Rhoda quarrel over Ida's decision to date a younger man.

  • Rhoda - In Search of Martin (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    In Search of Martin

    After their mother gets cold feet about looking for her missing husband, Rhoda and Brenda agree to do it in her place.

  • Rhoda - Martin Doesn't Live Here Anymore (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    Martin Doesn't Live Here Anymore

    Rhoda and Brenda are stunned to learn that their parents have separated.

  • Rhoda - Five for the Road (Season 4 Episode 24)
    Season 4 Episode 24:

    Five for the Road

    Rhoda and her four traveling companions are faced with the prospect of spending the night in an abandoned mansion.

  • Rhoda - Five for the Road (Season 4 Episode 23)
    Season 4 Episode 23:

    Five for the Road

    To cheer up her depressed boss, Rhoda suggests they take a Sunday drive and have dinner at a country restaurant.

  • Rhoda - Jack's Back (Season 4 Episode 22)
    Season 4 Episode 22:

    Jack's Back

    Jack's back trouble flares up at Rhoda's, and she ends up being a full-time nurse to a nonpaying patient.

  • Rhoda - So Long, Lucky (Season 4 Episode 21)
    Season 4 Episode 21:

    So Long, Lucky

    Rhoda begins to believe she's a jinx because of bizarre accidents that seem to occur whenever she's around.

  • Rhoda - Brenda the Bank Girl (Season 4 Episode 20)
    Season 4 Episode 20:

    Brenda the Bank Girl

    The bank where Brenda works holds a "Miss Security Bank Girl" contest.

  • Rhoda - Two's Company (Season 4 Episode 19)
    Season 4 Episode 19:

    Two's Company

    Benny invests his life savings in Gary Levy's jeans store and becomes an instant tycoon.

  • Rhoda - As Time Goes By (Season 4 Episode 18)
    Season 4 Episode 18:

    As Time Goes By

    Rhoda talks Jack into throwing a party at the costume company to bring in new customers.

  • Rhoda - Gary and Ida (Season 4 Episode 17)
    Season 4 Episode 17:

    Gary and Ida

    Gary turns to Ida for some mothering when his own mother moves to Florida.

  • Rhoda - Rhoda Cheats (Season 4 Episode 16)
    Season 4 Episode 16:

    Rhoda Cheats

    In an effort to increase their earning capacity, Rhoda and Brenda enroll in night school.

  • Rhoda - The Jack Story (Season 4 Episode 15)
    Season 4 Episode 15:

    The Jack Story

    Rhoda's boss, Jack, asks her for a date so he can impress some visiting friends.

  • Rhoda - Happy Anniversary (Season 4 Episode 14)
    Season 4 Episode 14:

    Happy Anniversary

    Rhoda and Brenda plan a surprise party for their parents' 40th wedding anniversary.

  • Rhoda - All Work and No Play (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:

    All Work and No Play

    Rhoda gets so tied up in work that she forgets about a birthday party she had planned for Brenda.

  • Rhoda - Ida Alone (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:

    Ida Alone

    Ida becomes depressed when she realizes most of her old mah-jongg pals have gone to the great casino in the sky.

  • Rhoda - Blind Date (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    Blind Date

    Rhoda makes the mistake of agreeing to go out on a blind date with a guy she thought she knew in high school.

  • Rhoda - Who's Shy? (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    Who's Shy?

    Brenda, unable to relate to people at parties, turns to a shyness clinic for help.

  • Rhoda - Johnny's Solo Flight (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    Johnny's Solo Flight

    Rhoda tries to cheer up Johnny Venture when his big nightclub debut flops.

  • Rhoda - Home Movies (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    Home Movies

    Rhoda and Brenda spend another Friday evening with their parents watching old home movies.

  • Rhoda - The Weekend (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    The Weekend

    Rhoda decides, without asking her mother's permission, to spend a weekend alone with her new boyfriend.

  • Rhoda - Rhoda Likes Mike (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    Rhoda Likes Mike

    Rhoda gets a bonus and meets a new and exciting man all in the same day.

  • Rhoda - Ida Works Out (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    Ida Works Out

    Ida takes a part-time job at the costume shop to earn money to buy Martin a water bed for their anniversary.

  • Rhoda - One Is a Number (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    One Is a Number

    Rhoda has two great theater tickets but can't find anyone to go with her.

  • Rhoda - Lady's Choice (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Lady's Choice

    Brenda mistakenly arranges dates with two different men for the same night.

  • Rhoda - The Job (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    The Job

    After weeks of pavement pounding, Rhoda talks the owner of a run-down costume rental place into giving her a job.

  • Rhoda - The Return of Ida (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    The Return of Ida

    Ida returns from a year of cross-country touring to learn Rhoda is divorced and Brenda is not the innocent she left.

  • Rhoda - To Vegas With Love (Season 3 Episode 24)
    Season 3 Episode 24:

    To Vegas With Love

    Rhoda flies to Las Vegas for another encounter with her amorous suitor, Johnny Venture.

  • Rhoda - Pajama Party Bingo (Season 3 Episode 23)
    Season 3 Episode 23:

    Pajama Party Bingo

    A truth game uncovers sisterly jealousies between Rhoda and Brenda.

  • Rhoda - The Second Time Around (Season 3 Episode 22)
    Season 3 Episode 22:

    The Second Time Around

    Rhoda agrees to go out on a date with Brenda's boss after her separation.

  • Rhoda - Nose Job (Season 3 Episode 21)
    Season 3 Episode 21:

    Nose Job

    Rhoda is shocked to learn that Brenda is considering having cosmetic surgery done on her nose.

  • Rhoda - Nick Lobo Superstar (Season 3 Episode 20)
    Season 3 Episode 20:

    Nick Lobo Superstar

    Brenda's boyfriend, Nick, has two weeks to become a superstar or else go into the garbage-collecting business with his father.

  • Rhoda - Rhoda's Mystery Man (Season 3 Episode 19)
    Season 3 Episode 19:

    Rhoda's Mystery Man

    A mysterious suitor sends Rhoda roses, chocolates and a diamond pendant.

  • Rhoda - The Ultimatum (Season 3 Episode 18)
    Season 3 Episode 18:

    The Ultimatum

    Rhoda gives Joe an ultimatum: Either he comes back or she starts seeing other men.

  • Rhoda - Somebody Has to Say They're Sorry (Season 3 Episode 17)
    Season 3 Episode 17:

    Somebody Has to Say They're Sorry

    Rhoda struggles to clear her name when she is mistakenly arrested for soliciting.

  • Rhoda - A Night in the Emergency Room (Season 3 Episode 16)
    Season 3 Episode 16:

    A Night in the Emergency Room

    When Rhoda helps break up Brenda's romance with Nick, he retaliates by accidentally breaking Rhoda's toe.

  • Rhoda - Love for Sale (Season 3 Episode 15)
    Season 3 Episode 15:

    Love for Sale

    Rhoda and Brenda help Gary Levy run a gigantic daylong sale to help save his failing clothing business.

  • Rhoda - What Are You Doing New Year's Eve? (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:

    What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?

    Rhoda decides to throw a party for New Year's Eve so she won't be alone.

  • Rhoda - Guess Who I Saw Today (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    Guess Who I Saw Today

    Rhoda feels the pain of their separation when she sees Joe with another woman.

  • Rhoda - Touch of Classy (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    Touch of Classy

    Sally's former husband tells her he is getting remarried, and he wants her to accept a reduction in alimony.

  • Rhoda - You Deserve a Break Today (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    You Deserve a Break Today

    Brenda becomes engaged to the owner of three hamburger franchises.

  • Rhoda - Man of the Year (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    Man of the Year

    Rhoda experiences a disastrous encounter with Joe's best friend, Charlie Burke.

  • Rhoda - Meet the Levys (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    Meet the Levys

    Rhoda agrees to pose as Gary's girlfriend for a family dinner, unaware that he has told his parents that she is his fiancee.

  • Rhoda - Rhoda Questions Her Life and Flies to Paris (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Rhoda Questions Her Life and Flies to Paris

    Rhoda plans a wild act to demonstrate to Joe that she is not a dull person.

  • Rhoda - An Elephant Never Forgets (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    An Elephant Never Forgets

    Problems develop when Rhoda adds a few unwanted pounds just as Brenda becomes slim for the first time in her life.

  • Rhoda - Two Little Words: Marriage Counselor (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Two Little Words: Marriage Counselor

    While at a marriage counselor's office, Joe makes a startling disclosure.

  • Rhoda - H-e-e-e-r-e'-s Johnny (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    H-e-e-e-r-e'-s Johnny

    Brenda's boyfriend fixes Rhoda up with a loud, egotistical showbiz-type man.

  • Rhoda - I Won't Dance (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    I Won't Dance

    Rhoda tries to lose her separation blues by going away for a singles weekend with Brenda.

  • Rhoda - No Big Deal (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    No Big Deal

    Right after her separation from Joe, a swinging bachelor makes a play for Rhoda.

  • Rhoda - Together Again for the First Time (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Together Again for the First Time

    Rhoda goes out with Joe for the first time since their separation.

  • Rhoda - The Separation (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    The Separation

    Rhoda and Joe make the decision to have a marital separation.

  • Rhoda - Don't Give Up the Office (Season 2 Episode 24)
    Season 2 Episode 24:

    Don't Give Up the Office

    Rhoda's lack of money is forcing her window-dressing service out of business.

  • Rhoda - It's Not My Fault ... Is It? (Season 2 Episode 23)
    Season 2 Episode 23:

    It's Not My Fault ... Is It?

    When Brenda turns down Lenny's marriage proposal, he quits his job and falls into a state of depression.

  • Rhoda - Let's Call It Love (Season 2 Episode 22)
    Season 2 Episode 22:

    Let's Call It Love

    Rhoda and Joe decide the only way they can get to spend more time together is to barricade themselves in their apartment.

  • Rhoda - The Marty Morgan Story (Season 2 Episode 21)
    Season 2 Episode 21:

    The Marty Morgan Story

    Ida demonstrates her knack for jumping to conclusions when Martin begins to act very secretively.

  • Rhoda - A Federal Case (Season 2 Episode 20)
    Season 2 Episode 20:

    A Federal Case

    Brenda falls for a young federal agent who is using her apartment to check on the residence across the street.

  • Rhoda - The Return of Billy Glass (Season 2 Episode 19)
    Season 2 Episode 19:

    The Return of Billy Glass

    Martin is excited over the prospect of a visit from an old friend, until he recalls the friend was once engaged to Ida.

  • Rhoda - If You Want to Shoot the Rapids, You Have to Get Wet (Season 2 Episode 18)
    Season 2 Episode 18:

    If You Want to Shoot the Rapids, You Have to Get Wet

    Rhoda finds herself counseling a married couple despite her limited relationship experience.

  • Rhoda - Attack on Mr. Right (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:

    Attack on Mr. Right

    When Brenda's "Mr. Right" seems to be taking her for granted, Rhoda drills her on how to land a man.

  • Rhoda - Rhoda's Sellout (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    Rhoda's Sellout

    Rhoda battles with a stubborn but rich client who wants his job done his way or not at all.

  • Rhoda - If You Don't Tell Her, I Will (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    If You Don't Tell Her, I Will

    Both Brenda and Rhoda have uninvited guests move in with them.

  • Rhoda - Bump in the Night (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    Bump in the Night

    Rhoda may be the only person who can identify a neighborhood burglar.

  • Rhoda - A Night With the Girls (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    A Night With the Girls

    Rhoda sets out to prove to her friends that women can have a great time without men.

  • Rhoda - Friends and Mothers (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    Friends and Mothers

    Ida considers Rhoda's new vivacious, middle-aged neighbors to be a threat to her relationship with her daughter.

  • Rhoda - Love Song of J. Nicholas Lobo (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Love Song of J. Nicholas Lobo

    Against his better judgment, Joe hires Brenda's obnoxious boyfriend, Nick, to be a wrecker.

  • Rhoda - Myrna's Story (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Myrna's Story

    Rhoda's business is booming, partially because of Myrna Morgenstern's "persuasive" sales pitch.

  • Rhoda - Call Me Grandma (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Call Me Grandma

    Ida's desire to become a grandmother results in her arranging yet another date for Brenda.

  • Rhoda - Somebody Down There Likes Him (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Somebody Down There Likes Him

    To help reduce the financial burden, Brenda takes in a roommate who likes Joe a little too much.

  • Rhoda - With Friends Like These (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    With Friends Like These

    Two of Rhoda and Brenda's best friends take advantage of both of them.

  • Rhoda - Brenda's Unemployment (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Brenda's Unemployment

    Brenda quits her job at the bank only to find herself faced with the problems of unemployment.

  • Rhoda - The Party (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    The Party

    A psychiatrist organizes a group-encounter session at a party that Rhoda and Joe are throwing.

  • Rhoda - Mucho, Macho (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Mucho, Macho

    Rhoda and Joe have a difficult time celebrating their first anniversary pleasantly because of their tempers.

  • Rhoda - Ida's Doctor (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Ida's Doctor

    Ida is tempted to have an affair when she finds herself attracted to her doctor.

  • Rhoda - Rhoda Meets the Ex-Wife (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Rhoda Meets the Ex-Wife

    All of Rhoda's insecurities surface when she meets Joe's beautiful ex-wife (Joan Van Ark).

  • Rhoda - Kiss Your Epaulets Goodbye (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Kiss Your Epaulets Goodbye

    After Rhoda and Joe are robbed, Rhoda blames it on Carlton's inefficiency and he is fired.

  • Rhoda - Along Comes Mary (Season 1 Episode 25)
    Season 1 Episode 25:

    Along Comes Mary

    Mary shows up unexpectedly and throws a monkey wrench into Rhoda and Joe's plans for a long-awaited weekend alone.

  • Rhoda - Ida, the Elf (Season 1 Episode 24)
    Season 1 Episode 24:

    Ida, the Elf

    Bored with her life, Ida decides to become a "now" woman and launch her own career.

  • Rhoda - A Nice Warm Rut (Season 1 Episode 23)
    Season 1 Episode 23:

    A Nice Warm Rut

    Brenda, depressed and feeling in a rut, decides to pack up and move to San Francisco.

  • Rhoda - Windows by Rhoda (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:

    Windows by Rhoda

    Rhoda opens her own office and quickly learns the problems faced by a woman launching a business.

  • Rhoda - Chest Pains (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:

    Chest Pains

    Rhoda and Brenda take Ida on her very first trip to the doctor.

  • Rhoda - Everything I Have Is Yours, Almost (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:

    Everything I Have Is Yours, Almost

    Rhoda discovers that Joe has been visiting a doctor without telling her.

  • Rhoda - Strained Interlude (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:

    Strained Interlude

    An old boyfriend whom Rhoda once loved asks her out for dinner.

  • Rhoda - Not Made for Each Other (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    Not Made for Each Other

    Rhoda's shy, retiring high-school chum Myrna begins a wild "nonromance" with Joe's best friend.

  • Rhoda - Whattya Think It's There For? (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    Whattya Think It's There For?

    Rhoda talks Joe into asking her father for the money he needs to save his business.

  • Rhoda - Guess What I Got You for the Holidays (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    Guess What I Got You for the Holidays

    With his business on the verge of failure, Joe becomes a walking knot of worry.

  • Rhoda - Good-bye Charlie (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    Good-bye Charlie

    Rhoda and Charlie, Joe's best friend, meet for the first time and immediately dislike each other.

  • Rhoda - 'S Wonderful (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    'S Wonderful

    Despite Joe's advice to butt out, Rhoda insists on going ahead with her plan to prove Brenda's new boyfriend is a married man.

  • Rhoda - Anything Wrong? (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Anything Wrong?

    Joe and Rhoda encounter their first problem as a married couple but have trouble talking about it.

  • Rhoda - I'm a Little Late, Folks (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    I'm a Little Late, Folks

    A financial squeeze causes worry for Rhoda, who thinks she may be pregnant.

  • Rhoda - 9-E Is Available (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    9-E Is Available

    Rhoda tries to convince Joe that they should move into a new apartment.

  • Rhoda - Honeymoon (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:


    Rhoda and Joe discover they are the youngest passengers on their Caribbean honeymoon cruise.

  • Rhoda - Rhoda's Wedding (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Rhoda's Wedding

    Rhoda and Joe's plan to have a small wedding is foiled by Ida; Rhoda has to take the subway to her wedding when Phyllis forgets to pick her up.

  • Rhoda - Rhoda's Wedding (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Rhoda's Wedding

    Rhoda and Joe's plan to have a small wedding is foiled by Ida, who invites all her friends.

  • Rhoda - The Shower (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    The Shower

    Brenda decides to throw a shower for Rhoda and uses the occasion to stage a small high-school reunion for her older sister.

  • Rhoda - Pop Goes the Question (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Pop Goes the Question

    Joe pops the question, but it's not the one Rhoda was hoping to hear.

  • Rhoda - The Lady in Red (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    The Lady in Red

    Rhoda lands a new job and ends up delivering the eulogy at the funeral of an author of pornographic books.

  • Rhoda - Parents' Day (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Parents' Day

    Rhoda and Joe decide to set aside one day to tackle the generation gap and schedule lunch with his parents and a dinner with hers.

  • Rhoda - I'll Be Loving You, Sometimes (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    I'll Be Loving You, Sometimes

    Rhoda's romance with Joe gets a little bumpy, so she decides they should date other people.

  • Rhoda - You Can Go Home Again (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    You Can Go Home Again

    Rhoda has difficulty finding an apartment in New York and finally moves in with her parents.

  • Rhoda - Joe (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:


    While on vacation in New York, Rhoda meets a man and decides not to return to Minneapolis.