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Series regulars or semi-regulars in 'Rhoda' from 1970-1982:



1970-1982 Episode Guide for 'Rhoda':


(Episodes with dates prior to 1970 aired as reruns.)

September 9, 1974: Joe
Season 1, episode 1
W: David Davis, Lorenzo Music   D: Robert Moore

With Mary Tyler Moore (Mary Richards), Bill Zuckert (Nolan Arthur), Todd Turquand (Donnie Gerard), Richard Reicheg (Airport Guard).
Mary Richards sends Rhoda off on a New York vacation where she meets and falls in love with the head of a demolition company. She takes up temporary residence on the trip with her younger sister, Brenda, who reminds Rhoda of herself at that age.

September 16, 1974: You Can Go Home Again
Season 1, episode 2
W: Pat Nardo, Gloria Banta   D: Robert Moore

With Wes Stern (Lenny Fiedler).
While she looks for an apartment in New York, Rhoda moves back in with her parents -- and life reverts back to the way it used to be in "the good old days".

September 23, 1974: I'll Be Loving You, Sometimes
Season 1, episode 3
W: Norman Barasch, Carroll Moore   D: Alan Rafkin

With Todd Turquand (Donnie Gerard), Howard Hesseman (Kirk Stevens).
Rhoda's enchantment with Joe is stilled when he suggests that they each broaden their dating interests. Her first attempt at it is with an egotistical actor whose biggest role has been in a cleanser commercial.

September 30, 1974: Parents' Day
Season 1, episode 4
W: Charlotte Brown   D: Robert Moore

With Bella Bruck (Neighbor), Paula Victor (Ruth Maginness), Robert Alda (Paul Gerard), Norman Bartold (Maitre d').
Rhoda and Joe decide to set aside one day to hurdle the generation gap and schedule a lunch with their parents.

October 7, 1974: The Lady In Red
Season 1, episode 5
W: Gail Parent   D: Robert Moore

With Louise Latham (Louise Shattner), Robert Moore (Mr. Graham), James Burrows (Agent), Byron Webster (Funeral Director), Bill Smillie (Minister), Loretta Fury (Clerk).
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.

October 14, 1974: Pop Goes The Question
Season 1, episode 6
W: Norman Barasch, Carroll Moore   D: Robert Moore

With Mary Tyler Moore (Mary Richards), Tom Atkins (Vic Rhodes).
Joe pops the question, but it's not exactly the one Rhoda is expecting to hear -- that of the prospects of living together.

October 21, 1974: The Shower
Season 1, episode 7
W: Gail Parent   D: Robert Moore

With Beverly Sanders (Susan Alborn), Barbara Sharma (Myrna Morgenstern), Linda Lavin (Linda Monroe), Millie Slavin (Jeanette Lamont), Phyllis Glick (Ellen), Florida Friebus (Harriet).
Unable to think of just the right gift for Rhoda, Brenda decides to throw a shower for her soon-to-be-wed sister and use the occasion for a high school reunion.

October 28, 1974: Rhoda's Wedding
Season 1, episode 8
W: James L. Brooks, Allan Burns, David Davis   D: Robert Moore

With Mary Tyler Moore (Mary Richards), Gavin MacLeod (Murray Slaughter), Cloris Leachman (Phyllis Lindstrom), Georgia Engel (Georgette Franklin), Ted Knight (Ted Baxter), Edward Asner (Lou Grant).
An hour-long edition of the program finds Rhoda Morgenstern and Joe Gerard getting married, planning a small wedding and getting a large, catered affair with the arrival of several old friends from Minneapolis.

November 4, 1974: The Honeymoon
Season 1, episode 9
W: Pat Nardo, Gloria Banta   D: Alan Rafkin

With Richard Masur (Nick Lobo), Marjorie Bennett (Mrs. Fosner), Charles Lane (Mr. Fosner), Burt Mustin (Sleeping Man), Arthur Space (Doctor), Alfonso Williams (Bartender).
It looks like a rough honeymoon cruise for Rhoda and Joe, when they discover that they are the youngest passengers on board ship -- by at least 30 years.

November 11, 1974: 9-E Is Available
Season 1, episode 10
W: Charlotte Brown   D: Robert Moore

With Wes Stern (Lenny Fiedler), Richard Romanus (Luis Alvarez), Pamela Bellwood (Jill Martin), Roxanna Bonilla-Giannini (Luis's Girl).
Rhoda is certain that it is time to move from Joe's place when one of his old girlfriends lets herself in with her own key.

November 18, 1974: I'm A Little Late, Folks
Season 1, episode 11
W: Norman Barasch, Carroll Moore   D: Robert Moore

With Beverly Sanders (Susan Alborn), Cara Williams (Mae), Maidie Norman (Nurse).
Rhoda thinks she may be pregnant, but doesn't know what to tell Joe because he is in a financial squeeze.

November 25, 1974: Anything Wrong?
Season 1, episode 12
W: Coleman Mitchell, Geoffrey Neigher   D: Robert Moore

With Robert Alda (Paul Gerard), Sharon Spelman (Rachel), Martin Kove (Gary), Al Stevenson (Stan).
Something is causing problems in the Gerard marriage, and Rhoda thinks Joe should see someone about it -- but not Joe's twice-divorced father.

December 2, 1974: 'S Wonderful
Season 1, episode 13
W: Marilyn Suzanne Miller   D: Robert Moore

With Pat Sturges (Waitress), Barry Brown (Jimmy Klein).
Against Joe and Brenda's insistence that she butt out, Rhoda continues her effort to prove that Brenda's new boyfriend is a married man.

December 9, 1974: Good-Bye Charlie
Season 1, episode 14
W: Charlotte Brown   D: Robert Moore

With Candy Azzara (Alice Barth), Richard Schaal (Charlie Burke), George Loros (Julie), Joel Lawrence (Mike).
It's a case of mutual dislike at first sight when Rhoda meets Joe's best friend, a patronizing "man's man" who is not exactly thrilled with his pal's new wife.

December 16, 1974: Guess What I Got You For The Holidays
Season 1, episode 15
W: Coleman Mitchell, Geoffrey Neigher   D: Robert Moore

With Scoey Mitchell (Justin Culp), Cara Williams (Mae), Joseph Sirola (Charlie Curran).
With his business on the verge of failure, Joe becomes a walking knot of worry, resisting Rhoda's encouragement to free his emotions.

January 6, 1975: Whattaya Think It's There For?
Season 1, episode 16
W: Coleman Mitchell, Geoffrey Neigher   D: Jerry Belson

With Scoey Mitchell (Justin Culp), Cara Williams (Mae).
At her mother's insistence, Rhoda talks Joe into asking her father for the money he needs to save his business, and then is surprised to learn things about her dad's financial state.

January 13, 1975: Not Made For Each Other
Season 1, episode 17
W: Charlotte Brown   D: Robert Moore

With Barbara Sharma (Myrna Morgenstein), Wes Stern (Lenny Fiedler), Richard Schaal (Charlie Burke).
Rhoda's shy high-school chum, Myrna Morgenstein, shows up unexpectedly to demonstrate her new head-on approach to life and begins a tumultuous non-romance with Joe's best friend.

January 20, 1975: Strained Interlude
Season 1, episode 18
W: Coleman Mitchell, Geoffrey Neigher   D: Robert Moore

With Candy Azzara (Alice Barth), Allen Garfield (David Bloom).
Rhoda and Joe work very hard at being the perfect modern couple -- but the facade breaks when Rhoda's ex-boyfriend asks her out to dinner.

January 27, 1975: Everything I Have Is Yours, Almost
Season 1, episode 19
W: Michael Leeson   D: Jay Sandrich

With Scoey Mitchell (Justin Culp).
When Rhoda discovers that Joe has been visiting a doctor without telling her, she begins to worry -- but not as much as she does when she discovers what kind of doctor it is.

February 3, 1975: Chest Pains
Season 1, episode 20
W: Coleman Mitchell, Geoffrey Neigher   D: Robert Moore

With Julie Mannix (Nurse), Norman Fell (Dr. Henry Gerber), John Ritter (Vince Mazuma).
Rhoda and Brenda take their mother on her very first trip to the doctor, a visit that Ida faces with a combination of fear and embarrassment.

February 10, 1975: Windows By Rhoda
Season 1, episode 21
W: Charlotte Brown   D: Robert Moore

With Barbara Sharma (Myrna Morgenstern), Will Mackenzie (Mr. Pennick), Louis Guss (Leo), Harryette Warren (Saleslady).
Distracted by visitors who keep interrupting her work at home, Rhoda opens an office and soon learns the problems faced by a woman launching a business of her own.

February 24, 1975: A Nice Warm Rut
Season 1, episode 22
W: Marilyn Suzanne Miller   D: Robert Moore

With Scoey Mitchell (Justin Culp).
Brenda decides to break out of a rut and move to San Francisco -- a plan Rhoda does not discourage, but Joe thinks is lousy.

March 3, 1975: Ida, The Elf
Season 1, episode 23
W: Charlotte Brown   D: Robert Moore

With Barbara Sharma (Myrna Morgenstern), Frank Campanella (Mickey).
Bored with her life, Ida decides to become a contemporary woman and goes out and gets a job.

March 10, 1975: Along Comes Mary
Season 1, episode 24
W: Charlotte Brown   D: Robert Moore

With Mary Tyler Moore (Mary Richards), Scoey Mitchell (Justin Culp), Candy Azzara (Alice Barth).
Mary Richards arrives unexpectedly and throws a wrench into Rhoda's and Joe's plans to have a long-awaited weekend alone.





September 8, 1975: Kiss Your Epaulets Goodbye
Season 2, episode 1
W: Michael Leeson   D: Robert Moore

With Richard Masur (Nick Lobo), Wes Stern (Lenny Fiedler), Ruth Gordon (Carlton's Mother), Jess Nadelman (Detective Lail), Joe George (Detective Parker), Lee Vines (Raymond).
The second year kicks off with Ruth Gordon guesting as the mother of Carlton the Doorman, who comes along to vouch for her son's competence and efficiency in spite of his being fired from his job.

September 15, 1975: Rhoda Meets The Ex-Wife
Season 2, episode 2
W: Charlotte Brown   D: Robert Moore

With Joan Van Ark (Marian Gerard), Cynthia Towne (Doris), Ned Wilson (Hal Newman).
Rhoda is finally going to have that long-awaited meeting with Joe's ex-wife -- but after second thoughts, isn't so sure she wants to meet her.

September 22, 1975: Ida's Doctor
Season 2, episode 3
W: Coleman Mitchell, Geoffrey Neigher   D: Robert Moore

With Dave Shelley (Man at Bar), Norman Fell (Dr. Henry Gerber).
Ida finds herself dying to have an affair with her doctor, but out of guilt decides to cool her almost-romance.

September 29, 1975: Mucho Macho
Season 2, episode 4
W: Coleman Mitchell, Geoffrey Neigher   D: Robert Moore

With Scoey Mitchell (Justin Culp), Ron Silver (Sonny Michaels), John Crawford (Man in Bar).
Rhoda and Joe are having a difficult time trying to celebrate their first anniversary together because both keep losing their tempers.

October 6, 1975: The Party
Season 2, episode 5
W: Charlotte Brown   D: Robert Moore

With Beverly Sanders (Susan Alborn), Candy Azzara (Alice Barth), Scoey Mitchell (Justin Culp), Richard Masur (Nick Lobo), Denise Nicholas (Denise Culp), Stuart Margolin (Dr. Arthur Alborn), Paul Lichtman (Pizza Man).
A psychiatrist tries to give the Gerards' party a boost by directing a group-encounter session.

October 13, 1975: With Friends Like These
Season 2, episode 6
W: Sue Grafton   D: Robert Moore

With Barbara Sharma (Myrna Morgenstern), James Kiernan (Mr. Myers), Melanie Mayron (Sandy Franks), Howard Storm (Man in Bank).
Controlling their tempers are not the easiest things for Rhoda and Brenda -- especially when both discover they have been taken advantage of.

October 20, 1975: Brenda's Unemployment
Season 2, episode 7
W: Pamela Herbert Chais   D: Howard Storm

With Wes Stern (Lenny Fiedler), Sid Melton (Herb).
Brenda's job at the bank begins to look good to her after facing several weeks of unemployment.

October 27, 1975: Somebody Down There Likes Him
Season 2, episode 8
W: Pat Nardo, Gloria Banta   D: Howard Storm

With Rita Taggart (Groovy Girl), Denise Galik-Furey (Heather Andrews).
An increase in Brenda's rent means she must find a roommate or move out. But it's the beautiful roommate who turns out to be the real burden when she comes on strongly to Joe.

November 3, 1975: Call Me Grandma
Season 2, episode 9
W: Charlotte Brown   D: Howard Storm

With Billy Braver, Shane Sinutko (Donny Gerard), David L. Lander (Mel Towers), Stephen Nathan (Paul Baruch).
Brenda finally puts her foot down when her mother arranges another blind date for her.

November 10, 1975: Myrna's Story
Season 2, episode 10
W: Linda Bloodworth-Thomason   D: Martin Cohan

With Barbara Sharma (Myrna Morgenstern), Michael Lerner (Ralph Bentley), Wally Dalton (Phil Faber), Gil Boccaccio (Al).
Business is booming for Rhoda's window-dressing firm, but the sweet smell of success dampens when Rhoda suspects partner Myrna of soliciting business beyond the traditional sense.

November 17, 1975: Love Songs Of J. Nicholas Lobo
Season 2, episode 11
W: Coleman Mitchell, Geoffrey Neigher   D: Joan Darling

With Richard Masur (Nick Lobo), Candy Azzara (Alice Barth), Scoey Mitchell (Justin Culp), Louis Guss (Vito Malzone).
Joe goes against his better judgment when he hires Brenda's boyfriend, whom he can't stand, to become a wrecker at his demolition firm.

November 24, 1975: Friends And Mothers
Season 2, episode 12
W: Pat Nardo, Gloria Banta   D: Bob Claver

With Vivian Vance (Maggie Cummings), David White (Ted Cummings), Shane Sinutko (Donny Gerard).
Rhoda's new neighbor is a vivacious middle-aged woman whom Ida immediately sees as a threat to her relationship with her daughters.

December 1, 1975: A Night With The Girls
Season 2, episode 13
W: Charlotte Brown   D: Tony Mordente

With Beverly Sanders (Susan Alborn), Barbara Sharma (Myrna Morgenstern), Don Chastain (Rick), Doug Johnson (Waiter), Ron Seka (Herb).
Rhoda is determined to prove to her friends that women can have a great time without men.

December 8, 1975: Bump In The Night
Season 2, episode 14
W: Seth Freeman   D: Bob Claver

With Robert Rothwell.
Somewhere in Rhoda's neighborhood a burglar is walking the streets, and she is terrified that the man could be after her because she thinks she saw a glimpse of him.

December 29, 1975: If You Don't Tell Her, I Will
Season 2, episode 15
W: Bruce Kane   D: Howard Storm

With Sherry Hursey (Patty Pappas), Melanie Mayron (Sandy Franks).
Brenda has invited Sandy, her best friend, to move in with her -- a merry little set-up until Sandy decides that a third party would be involved.

January 5, 1976: Rhoda's Sellout
Season 2, episode 16
W: Coleman Mitchell, Geoffrey Neigher   D: Martin Cohan

With Dennis Kort (Kid), Dick O'Neill (Mr. Guthrie).
Torn between her pride and losing a huge account for her window-dressing firm, Rhoda battles with a chain store owner who wants his windows decorated his way.

January 12, 1976: Attack On Mr. Right
Season 2, episode 17
W: Pat Nardo, Gloria Banta   D: Harvey Miller

With John Ritter (Jerry Blocker), Ric Mancini (Man), Rick Sultan (Man at Bank).
Rhoda drills Brenda on how to land a man, when Brenda's Mr. Right seems to be taking her for granted.

January 19, 1976: If You Want To Shoot The Rapids You Have To Get Wet
Season 2, episode 18
W: Charlotte Brown   D: Howard Storm

With Beverly Sanders (Susan Alborn), Don Chastain (Rick), Mike Henry (Man), David Ogden Stiers (George), Stuart Margolin (Dr. Alborn).
For a woman whose only real luck with a man has been her husband Joe, Rhoda finds herself playing marriage counselor to a couple who have been married for 12 years.

January 26, 1976: The Return Of Billy Glass
Season 2, episode 19
W: Coleman Mitchell, Geoffrey Neigher   D: Howard Storm

With Florida Friebus (Edna Brundidge), Jack Gilford (Billy Glass).
Martin Morgenstern suffers ambivalent feelings when his best friend comes to visit after 35 years -- recalling that his friend was once engaged to Ida.

February 2, 1976: A Federal Case
Season 2, episode 20
W: Pat Nardo, Gloria Banta   D: Tony Mordente

With Tim Matheson (Michael Stearns), Melanie Mayron (Sandy Franks), Anthony Charnota (Bartender).
Love arrives for Brenda when a young federal agent uses her apartment to run a security check on the residence across the street.

February 9, 1976: The Marty Morgan Story
Season 2, episode 21
W: Charlotte Brown   D: Doug Rogers

With Marion Scherer (Waitress).
Ida Morgenstern becomes convinced that husband Martin is chasing other women.

February 16, 1976: Let's Call It Love
Season 2, episode 22
W: Coleman Mitchell, Geoffrey Neigher   D: Tony Mordente

With Barbara Sharma (Myrna Morgenstern), Scoey Mitchell (Justin Culp).
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 the rest of the world.

February 23, 1976: It's Not My Fault, Is It?
Season 2, episode 23
W: Earl Pomerantz   D: Tony Mordente

With Wes Stern (Lenny Fiedler), Jack Bernardi (Uncle Jack), Eileen Heckart (Aunt Lillian), Ruth Manning (Aunt Ruth), Joseph Mell (Uncle Sid).
After Brenda turns down a marriage proposal from a distant cousin, the heartbroken lad quits his job and sinks into a fit of depression.

March 1, 1976: Don't Give Up The Office
Season 2, episode 24
W: Bud Wiser   D: Tony Mordente

With Barbara Sharma (Myrna Morgenstern), Robert Moore (Lowell Snyder), Liam Dunn (Gene Dempsey).
Rhoda has one little problem with money -- she doesn't have any, and it's forcing her window-dressing firm out of business.





September 20, 1976: The Separation
Season 3, episode 1
W: Charlotte Brown   D: Jay Sandrich

With Phoebe Dorin (Mrs. Carvello).
The third season begins with Rhoda becoming bewildered as to why Joe is reluctant to buy their first house. She senses a problem beyond that, and eventually her worst fears are realized -- Joe decides he wants a separation.

September 27, 1976: Together Again For The First Time
Season 3, episode 2
W: Coleman Mitchell, Geoffrey Neigher   D: Tony Mordente

With Don Chastain (Rick), Terry Kiser (Dennis), Wendy Schaal (Jan), Renee Lippin (Marcia).
Rhoda's first date with Joe following their separation turns into a fiasco.

October 4, 1976: No Big Deal
Season 3, episode 3
W: Pat Nardo, Gloria Banta   D: Tony Mordente

A swinging bachelor makes a play for Rhoda as she undergoes the first few difficult days of her separation from Joe.

October 11, 1976: I Won't Dance
Season 3, episode 4
W: Charlotte Brown   D: Doug Rogers

With Anne Meara (Sally Gallagher), Paul Lichtman (Stan), Kip Gilman (Ron), Lindsay Bloom (Joni), Phil J. Macias (Bellhop).
Accompanied by Brenda, Rhoda tries to lose her separation blues by going away on a singles weekend.

October 18, 1976: H-e-e-e-r-e's Johnny
Season 3, episode 5
W: Coleman Mitchell, Geoffrey Neigher   D: Doug Rogers

With Michael DeLano (Johnny Venture), Anne Meara (Sally Gallagher), Richard Masur (Nick Lobo), Al Mancini (Steve Kovacks), Jerry Whitman (Tenor).
Rhoda experiences the trauma of a blind date when Brenda's boyfriend fixes her up with a loud, arrogant Las Vegas singer.

October 25, 1976: Two Little Words -- Marriage Counselor
Season 3, episode 6
W: Charlotte Brown   D: Tony Mordente

With Rene Auberjonois (Dr. John Fox).
Rhoda and Joe Gerard take their marital problems to a marriage counselor, where Joe makes a startling disclosure.

November 1, 1976: An Elephant Never Forgets
Season 3, episode 7
W: Michael Leeson   D: Tony Mordente

With Joyce Jameson (Mrs. Gruenwald), Brian Avery (Eric Jurgenson), Leland Palmer (Kelly Fisk), Elizabeth Sturges (Miss Ramsey), Michael McManus (Herb Buck), Rosalyn Borden (Rosalyn).
A weighty problem develops when Rhoda adds a few unwanted pounds and Brenda becomes slim for the first time in her life.

November 8, 1976: Rhoda Questions Her Life And Flies To Paris
Season 3, episode 8
W: Michael Leeson   D: Asaad Kelada

With Anne Meara (Sally Gallagher).
Rhoda plans to demonstrate to her estranged husband, via a wildly impulsive act, that she's far from being a dull person.

November 15, 1976: Meet The Levys
Season 3, episode 9
W: Charlotte Brown   D: Doug Rogers

With Nedra Volz (Elderly Woman), Norman Burton (Ben Levy), Doris Roberts (Sylvia Levy), Lee Vines (George).
Gary Levy's parents give Rhoda the once-over as a prospective daughter-in-law.

November 29, 1976: Man Of The Year
Season 3, episode 10
W: Pat Nardo, Gloria Banta   D: Tony Mordente

With Anne Meara (Sally Gallagher), Don Chastain (Rick), Richard Schaal (Charlie Burke), Howard Storm (Guy at Bar).
Rhoda uses all her feminine wiles to save her friend Sally Gallagher from the clutches of a woman-hungry man.

December 13, 1976: You Deserve A Break Today
Season 3, episode 11
W: Pat Nardo, Gloria Banta   D: Alan Myerson

With Jeremy Stevens (Marty Davidson), Erica Yohn (Woman in Bank), Peter Elbling (Jacques), Ray Ballard (Mr. Maloney).
A wealthy restaurant owner sweeps Brenda off her feet with a marriage proposal.

December 20, 1976: A Touch Of Classy
Season 3, episode 12
W: Coleman Mitchell, Geoffrey Neigher   D: Asaad Kelada

With Anne Meara (Sally Gallagher), Jerry Stiller (Lloyd Zimmer), Caren Kaye (Cissy).
Sally's former husband brings good news and bad news: the good news is he's getting married again; the bad news is he'd like Sally to consider accepting a reduction in alimony.

December 27, 1976: Guess Who I Saw Today
Season 3, episode 13
W: Burt Prelutsky   D: Doug Rogers

With Don Chastain (Rick), Charles Thomas Murphy (Murphy), Wendy Schaal (Jan), Tim Reid (Kitchen Helper).
Rhoda experiences a severe separation pain when she sees Joe with another woman.

January 3, 1977: What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?
Season 3, episode 14
W: Pat Nardo, Gloria Banta   D: Tony Mordente

With Anne Meara (Sally Gallagher), Queenie Smith (Mrs. Buck), Michael McManus (Herb Buck).
Rhoda throws a memorable New Year's Eve party that includes a wildly improbable Halloween touch -- and her estranged husband.

January 10, 1977: Love For Sale
Season 3, episode 15
W: Coleman Mitchell, Geoffrey Neigher   D: Tony Mordente

With Renee Lippin (Allison Levy), Joanna Kerns (Customer).
Rhoda and her sister help Gary Levy run a giant day-long sale to save his mod clothing business, but Brenda gets far more than she bargained for.

January 16, 1977: A Night In The Emergency Room
Season 3, episode 16
W: Coleman Mitchell, Geoffrey Neigher   D: Tony Mordente

With Richard Masur (Nick Lobo), Paul Cavonis (Dr. Cooper), Andre Pavon (Julio), Chip Hurd (Nurse Franklin), Richard Foronjy (Brubaker).
Rhoda has a hand in breaking up Brenda's romance with musician Nick Lobo, and he retaliates by accidentally breaking Rhoda's toe.

January 23, 1977: Somebody Has To Say They're Sorry
Season 3, episode 17
W: Martin Rips, Joseph Staretski   D: Tony Mordente

With Robert Walden (Ernie Joyce), Valerie Curtin (Michele Joyce), Dave Shelley (Mel's Friend), Joe Warfield (Man), Ray Buktenica (Benny Goodwin).
It's Rhoda against the establishment when she is mistakenly arrested for soliciting.

January 30, 1977: The Ultimatum
Season 3, episode 18
W: Charlotte Brown   D: Tony Mordente

With Mary Tyler Moore (Mary Richards), Rene Auberjonois (Dr. John Fox), Anna Berger (Betsy), Howard Honig (Carl), Tom Castronova (Charlie).
Rhoda delivers an ultimatum to her separated spouse, Joe, that either he comes back or she starts seeing other men.

February 6, 1977: Rhoda's Mystery Man
Season 3, episode 19
W: Coleman Mitchell, Geoffrey Neigher   D: Tony Mordente

With Michael DeLano (Johnny Venture), Larry Gelman (Wendell), Murray Korda (Violinist).
Rhoda becomes the romantic target for a mysterious suitor who sends her anonymous gifts of roses, chocolates and a diamond pendant.

February 13, 1977: Nick Lobo, Superstar
Season 3, episode 20
W: Charlotte Brown   D: Tony Mordente

With Richard Masur (Nick Lobo).
Rhoda must drop her own allergy problems when Brenda involves her in an all-out effort to rebuild Nick's confidence in his musical career.

February 20, 1977: Nose Job
Season 3, episode 21
W: Charlotte Brown   D: Tony Mordente

With David Ogden Stiers (Dr. Curt Dreiser), Elizabeth MacRae (Adele), Ray Buktenica (Benny Goodwin), Barbara Minkus (Millie), Sarina C. Grant (Nurse).
Rhoda is aghast to learn that Brenda is considering having cosmetic surgery done on her nose.

February 27, 1977: The Second Time Around
Season 3, episode 22
W: Pat Nardo, Gloria Banta   D: Asaad Kelada

With Frank Converse (Sam Ellis), Shirley O'Hara (Marge), Dolores Mann (Rose), Phug Phud Adooldest (Chef), Erica Yohn (Woman).
A casual date turns serious for Rhoda when a bank branch manager -- who happens to be Brenda's boyfriend -- charms her out on a romantic limb.

March 6, 1977: Pajama Party Bingo
Season 3, episode 23
W: Ian Praiser, Vanley Smith   D: Bruce Chevillat

With Beverly Sanders (Susan Alborn), Steven Kavner (Danny).
Rhoda and her old high school buddy invite Brenda to an all-night pajama party for a stroll down memory lane, which becomes a very bumpy road when a simple "truth"-type verbal game opens up a long-buried sisterly jealousy.

March 13, 1977: To Vegas With Love
Season 3, episode 24
W: Coleman Mitchell, Geoffrey Neigher   D: Tony Mordente

With Michael DeLano (Johnny Venture), Carol Arthur (Doris), Sharon Redd (Sherrye), Charlotte Crossley (Renee), Prasuti Kirk (Woman).
Rhoda flies to Las Vegas for another encounter with her amorous suitor, Johnny Venture.





October 2, 1977: The Return Of Ida
Season 4, episode 1
W: Charlotte Brown   D: Tony Mordente

With Michael DeLano (Johnny Venture).
Season premiere. Ida Morgenstern returns from an extended vacation to find one daughter divorced and the other reluctant to discuss the state of her innocence.

October 9, 1977: The Job
Season 4, episode 2
W: Allan Katz, Don Reo   D: James Burrows

With Rafael Campos (Ramon Diaz Jr.).
After weeks of unsuccessful pavement pounding, Rhoda musters up her last bit of courage and persuades the owner of a rundown costume-rental company to give her a job.

October 16, 1977: Lady's Choice
Season 4, episode 3
W: Sy Rosen   D: Tony Mordente

Brenda delights in having two men, Gary and Benny, competing for her affections until they both appear on the same night for a date.

October 23, 1977: One Is A Number
Season 4, episode 4
W: Charlotte Brown   D: James Burrows

With Rafael Campos (Ramon Diaz Jr.), Michael DeLano (Johnny Venture), Anne Jackson (Bea), Jessamine Milner (Marie), David Fresco (Cab Driver).
Rhoda, having two tickets to a play and no one to accompany her, wallows in self-pity until a waitress in a run-down cafe teaches her a valuable lesson.

October 30, 1977: Ida Works Out
Season 4, episode 5
W: Dennis Koenig, Larry Balmagia   D: Tony Mordente

With Patty Maloney (Witch), Richard Balin (Customer), J.R. Miller (Little Boy).
Ida Morgenstern wreaks havoc at the Doyle Costume Company -- where Rhoda works -- where she is working part-time so that she can buy her husband a waterbed for their anniversary.

November 6, 1977: Rhoda Likes Mike
Season 4, episode 6
W: Deborah Leschin   D: Tony Mordente

With Howard Witt (Customer), Judd Hirsch (Mike Andretti).
Rhoda is introduced to an exciting new man but finds herself becoming more emotionally involved than she had planned.

November 13, 1977: The Weekend
Season 4, episode 7
W: Earl Pomerantz   D: Tony Mordente

With Judd Hirsch (Mike Andretti).
Brenda encourages Rhoda to spend the weekend alone with Mike -- but they forget to consult their mother.

December 4, 1977: Home Movies
Season 4, episode 8
W: Allan Katz, Don Reo   D: Tony Mordente

Rhoda and Brenda grimly face another boring Friday evening at their parents' home, watching home movies of Rhoda's childhood.

December 11, 1977: Johnny's Solo Flight
Season 4, episode 9
W: Dennis Koenig, Larry Balmagia   D: Tony Mordente

With Michael DeLano (Johnny Venture), Sharon Redd (Sherrye), Charlotte Crossley (Renee), Roy West (Announcer).
Johnny's nightclub solo debut fizzles, and Rhoda is left to pick up the pieces.

December 25, 1977: Who's Shy?
Season 4, episode 10
W: Dennis Koenig, Larry Balmagia   D: Asaad Kelada

With K Callan (Dr. Sanders), Jean Palmerton (Mrs. Henderson), Frank H. Conn (Mr. Harris), Milt Oberman (Mr. Page).
Brenda finds herself unable to relate to people at parties and turns to a "shyness clinic" for professional help.

January 8, 1978: Blind Date
Season 4, episode 11
W: Don Reo   D: Asaad Kelada

With David Landsberg (Steven Miller), Alvin Hammer (David Lefkowitz).
Ida arranges a blind date for Rhoda with a man Rhoda remembers as a high-school heartthrob.

January 14, 1978: Ida Alone
Season 4, episode 12
W: David Lloyd   D: James Burrows

With Erica Yohn (Mae Parker), Vanda Barra (Louise), Gina Collins (Verna), Chuck Wells (Police Officer).
With Ida missing her dearly departed friends, Rhoda and Brenda set out to boost her spirits.

January 22, 1978: All Work And No Play
Season 4, episode 13
W: Deborah Leschin   D: James Burrows

With Michael DeLano (Johnny Venture), Rafael Campos (Ramon Diaz Jr.), George Pentecost (Priest).
Rhoda sparks a family feud when she becomes so wrapped up in her new job that she completely misses Brenda's birthday party.

January 29, 1978: Happy Anniversary
Season 4, episode 14
W: Charlotte Brown   D: Asaad Kelada

With Michael DeLano (Johnny Venture), Jack Bernardi (Max), Ruth Manning (Miriam), Helen Verbit (Rose).
Rhoda and Brenda's anniversary party for their parents delivers more surprises than anticipated when the building's ancient elevator breaks down as guests and food begin to arrive.

February 5, 1978: The Jack Story
Season 4, episode 15
W: Allan Katz   D: Asaad Kelada

With Michael DeLano (Johnny Venture), Rafael Campos (Ramon Diaz Jr.), Howard Witt (Larry Kruger), Candy Azzara (Sharon Kruger), Carmen Filpi (Frank), Tom Castronova (Roland).
Rhoda agrees to date her boss, Jack, to help him impress some visiting friends. But when he is rude she walks out, putting both her job and Jack's romantic image in jeopardy.

February 12, 1978: Rhoda Cheats
Season 4, episode 16
W: Charlotte Brown   D: Tony Mordente

With Michael DeLano (Johnny Venture), Elizabeth Kerr (Female Student), Peter Hobbs (Mr. Parsons), Robert Costanzo (Male Student).
In an effort to increase their earning capacity, Rhoda and Brenda take a bookkeeping class in night school, and Rhoda is accused of cheating.

February 19, 1978: Gary And Ida
Season 4, episode 17
W: David Lloyd   D: Bruce Chevillat

With Rafael Campos (Ramon Diaz Jr.).
When Rhoda and Brenda get fed up with being a foster mother to Gary, whose parents have moved to Florida, they turn him over to Ida Morgenstern, super-mother.

February 26, 1978: As Time Goes By
Season 4, episode 18
W: Deborah Leschin   D: Tony Mordente

With Rafael Campos (Ramon Diaz Jr.), Michael DeLano (Johnny Venture), Lynn Benesch (Party Guest).
Rhoda talks Jack into throwing a party at the costume company to bring in new customers, and eveyone shows up but Rhoda and Jack.

March 5, 1978: Two's Company
Season 4, episode 19
W: Don Reo   D: Tony Mordente

With Nancy Lane (Tina Molinari), Jon Lormer (Mr. Steiner).
Benny Goodwin, having invested his life's savings in Gary Levy's jeans store, fancies himself an instant tycoon.

March 12, 1978: Brenda And The Bank Girl
Season 4, episode 20
W: Earl Pomerantz   D: Tony Mordente

With Kit McDonough (Cathy Davis), Phyllis Katz (Nancy Ferraro), Donna Ponterotto (Teller), Mae Marmy (Receptionist).
Brenda wants no part of a "Miss Security Bank Girl" contest, but Ida and Rhoda push her into entering.

April 2, 1978: So Long, Lucky
Season 4, episode 21
W: Allan Katz   D: Tony Mordente

With Rafael Campos (Ramon Diaz Jr.), Carmine Caridi (Tony Rizzo), Gina Collens (Verna).
Rhoda, feeling like a jinx when she is involved in the death of a policeman's horse, brings a pet cat to his apartment.

April 9, 1978: Jack's Back
Season 4, episode 22
W: Deborah Leschin   D: Nancy Walker

With Rafael Campos (Ramon Diaz Jr.), Michael DeLano (Johnny Venture), Howard George (Mike Gordon), Steven Kavner (Frogman), Paul Lichtman (Man).
When Jack Doyle's chronic back trouble flares up again while at Rhoda's apartment, he stretches his overnight stay into a week of all the attention and food he can get.

April 16, 1978: Five For The Road (1)
Season 4, episode 23
W: Charlotte Brown, Allan Katz, Don Reo   D: Tony Mordente

To cheer up her depressed boss, Rhoda suggests they take a Sunday drive out in the country and have dinner at one of Jack's favorite restaurants.

April 23, 1978: Five For The Road (2)
Season 4, episode 24
W: Charlotte Brown, Allan Katz, Don Reo   D: Tony Mordente

With John Evans (Construction Worker).
Faced with the prospect of spending the night in a deserted mansion miles from the highway, Rhoda tries to organize her little band of cowards into searching for food and blankets.





September 23, 1978: Martin Doesn't Live Here Anymore
Season 5, episode 1
W: Charlotte Brown   D: Tony Mordente

With Nancy Lane (Tina Molinari), Wil Albert (Gus).
Ida carries out an elaborate plot to hide the news from Rhoda and Brenda that their father has left her.

September 30, 1978: In Search Of Martin
Season 5, episode 2
W: Aubrey Tadman, Garry Ferrier   D: Tony Mordente

With Jane Rose (Mary), Ernie W. Brown (Mr. Brooks), Maxine Elliott (Erma).
Rhoda, Brenda and Benny go to Florida in search of Martin, and find him living the irresponsible life he desires.

October 7, 1978: Rhoda vs. Ida
Season 5, episode 3
W: Bob Ellison   D: Tony Mordente

With Nancy Lane (Tina Molinari), Charles Siebert (Dr. Murray Berger), Rosanna DeSoto (Receptionist).
Rhoda has to learn a new way of dealing with her mother when Ida starts dating.

October 14, 1978: Brenda Gets Engaged
Season 5, episode 4
W: David Lloyd   D: Tony Mordente

Brenda's new happiness is marred when her mother refuses to give approval to her engagement, so she and Benny decide to live together anyway.

October 21, 1978: Meet The Goodwins
Season 5, episode 5
W: Charlotte Brown   D: Tony Mordente

With Nancy Lane (Tina Molinari), George Wyner (Earl Goodwin), Peggy Pope (Irene Goodwin), Howard Honig (Lloyd Goodwin), Ron Wilson (The Great Waldo).
Brenda insists that Rhoda accompany her when she meets Benny's family for the first time, and Rhoda makes an unexpected hit with his big brother.

October 28, 1978: Ida's Roommate
Season 5, episode 6
W: David Lloyd   D: Tony Mordente

With Philip Sterling (Phillip Cooper), Sarah Selby (Mrs. Shaw).
Ida advertises for a roommate and gets more than she expected when she chooses a couple to share her home, without meeting the wife.

November 11, 1978: Martin Comes Home
Season 5, episode 7
W: Charlotte Brown   D: Tony Mordente

With David L. Burke (Boy).
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.

December 2, 1978: Jack's New Image
Season 5, episode 8
W: Aubrey Tadman, Garry Ferrier   D: Nancy Walker

With Nancy Lane (Tina Molinari), Barbara Rhoades (Arlene Paxton), Mari Gorman (Connie), Joe Mays (Waiter).
Rhoda convinces her boss that he needs a new wardrobe to match his new thin image.

December 9, 1978: The Total Brenda
Season 5, episode 9
W: Emily Purdum Marshall   D: Nancy Walker

With Nancy Lane (Tina Molinari), Michael Alldredge (Ed Riley).
When Benny starts to feel down-and-out, Brenda tries to cheer him up by catering to his every whim. (Last show of the series.)


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