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The following is a listing of the 106 half-hour episodes of Rhoda aired during its run on CBS from September 9, 1974, to May 18, 1979, and the four half-hour episodes subsequently aired in syndication.

Series overview

SeasonEpisodesOriginally airedRankRating
First airedLast aired
125September 9, 1974 (1974-09-09)March 10, 1975 (1975-03-10)6[1]26.3
224September 8, 1975 (1975-09-08)March 1, 1976 (1976-03-01)7[2]24.4
324September 20, 1976 (1976-09-20)March 13, 1977 (1977-03-13)33[3]19.7
424October 2, 1977 (1977-10-02)April 23, 1978 (1978-04-23)21[4]20.1
513September 23, 1978 (1978-09-23)May 18, 1979 (1979-05-18)95[5]12.7


Season 1 (1974–1975)

No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
11"Joe"Robert MooreDavid Davis and Lorenzo MusicSeptember 9, 1974 (1974-09-09)4151

Rhoda falls for a divorced businessman named Joe when she returns to New York on vacation.

Note: A pre-credit sequence featuring Rhoda and Mary Richards (Mary Tyler Moore) at the Minneapolis airport was seen on the original broadcast, which was cut from syndication and DVD prints.
22"You Can Go Home Again"Robert MoorePat Nardo and Gloria BantaSeptember 16, 1974 (1974-09-16)4152

Rhoda tries to find a cheap apartment in New York.

Note: Henry Winkler from Happy Days guest stars.
33"I'll Be Loving You, Sometimes"Alan RafkinNorman Barasch and Carroll MooreSeptember 23, 1974 (1974-09-23)4154

Rhoda is shocked that Joe wants to date other people. Howard Hesseman guest stars.

Note: Stock footage from Animal World is shown.
44"Parents' Day"Robert MooreCharlotte BrownSeptember 30, 1974 (1974-09-30)4155
Rhoda is nervous about meeting Joe's parents (Robert Alda and Paula Victor) and him meeting hers.
55"The Lady in Red"Robert MooreGail ParentOctober 7, 1974 (1974-10-07)4153

A publisher shows interest in a book Rhoda wrote about the bright side of being overweight.

Note: Guest starring Louise Latham, Robert Moore and James Burrows.
66"Pop Goes the Question"Robert MooreNorman Barasch and Carroll MooreOctober 14, 1974 (1974-10-14)4158

Joe pops the question to Rhoda, but not the one she wants to hear.

Note: Mary Tyler Moore makes an appearance in the final scene.
77"The Shower"Robert MooreGail ParentOctober 21, 1974 (1974-10-21)4157

Brenda invites Rhoda's old high school friends to her bridal shower.

Note: Guest starring Linda Lavin.
8–98–9"Rhoda's Wedding"Robert MooreJames L. Brooks
Allan Burns
David Davis
Lorenzo Music
Norman Barasch and Carroll Moore
David Lloyd
October 28, 1974 (1974-10-28)4160

Rhoda's wedding day is plagued with complications that could ruin the big event.

Note: Special one-hour episode featuring wedding guests Mary Richards (Mary Tyler Moore), Lou Grant (Edward Asner), Murray Slaughter (Gavin MacLeod), Georgette Franklin (Georgia Engel) and Phyllis Lindstrom (Cloris Leachman).
1010"The Honeymoon"Alan RafkinPat Nardo and Gloria BantaNovember 4, 1974 (1974-11-04)4159
Rhoda's parents give her and Joe tickets to a Caribbean cruise as a wedding present.
1111"9-E is Available"Robert MooreCharlotte BrownNovember 11, 1974 (1974-11-11)4163

Joe and Rhoda try to find a perfect apartment.

Note: Guest starring Pamela Bellwood.
1212"I'm a Little Late, Folks"Robert MooreNorman Barasch and Carroll MooreNovember 18, 1974 (1974-11-18)4164
Since Joe's finances are going bad, Rhoda's afraid to tell him she may be pregnant.
1313"Anything Wrong?"Robert MooreColeman Mitchell and Geoffrey NeigherNovember 25, 1974 (1974-11-25)4162
Something is bothering Joe, and he can't seem to tell Rhoda.
1414"'S Wonderful"Robert MooreMarilyn Suzanne MillerDecember 2, 1974 (1974-12-02)4156
Rhoda suspects that Brenda's new boyfriend (Barry Brown) may be married.
1515"Good-Bye Charlie"Robert MooreCharlotte BrownDecember 9, 1974 (1974-12-09)4165
Rhoda takes an immediate dislike to Joe's best friend Charlie (Richard Schaal).
1616"Guess What I Got You for the Holidays"Robert MooreColeman Mitchell and Geoffrey NeigherDecember 16, 1974 (1974-12-16)4166
Joe has lot of debts to pay and he may lose his business.
1717"Whattya Think It's There For?"Jerry BelsonColeman Mitchell and Geoffrey NeigherJanuary 6, 1975 (1975-01-06)4167
Joe finally asks Rhoda's parents for a loan when he gets close to bankruptcy.
1818"Not Made for Each Other"Robert MooreCharlotte BrownJanuary 13, 1975 (1975-01-13)4168
Rhoda takes her shy, lonely friend Myrna (Barbara Sharma) under her wing and tries fixing her up with Charlie.
1919"Strained Interlude"Robert MooreColeman Mitchell and Geoffrey NeigherJanuary 20, 1975 (1975-01-20)4169
Rhoda worries about what Joe will say if she accepts a dinner invitation from an old boyfriend (Allen Garfield).
2020"Everything I Have Is Yours...Almost"Jay SandrichMichael LeesonJanuary 27, 1975 (1975-01-27)4170
Rhoda thinks Joe is hiding something serious when she finds a doctor's bill in the mail.
2121"Chest Pains"Robert MooreColeman Mitchell and Geoffrey NeigherFebruary 3, 1975 (1975-02-03)4171

Ida informs Rhoda and Brenda that she's very sick.

Note: Guest starring Norman Fell as Ida's doctor and John Ritter as Brenda's boyfriend.
2222"Windows by Rhoda"Robert MooreCharlotte BrownFebruary 10, 1975 (1975-02-10)4172
Rhoda has a lot of work on her hands when she starts a window-dressing business.
2323"A Nice Warm Rut"Robert MooreMarilyn Suzanne MillerFebruary 24, 1975 (1975-02-24)4173
Rhoda encourages Brenda to make some changes in her rather dull life.
2424"Ida the Elf"Robert MooreCharlotte BrownMarch 3, 1975 (1975-03-03)4174
Ida worries that Rhoda will lose Joe if more housework isn't done.
2525"Along Comes Mary"Robert MooreCharlotte Brown and Coleman Mitchell & Geoffrey NeigherMarch 10, 1975 (1975-03-10)4175
Mary Richards (Mary Tyler Moore) pays a poorly timed surprise visit to the Gerards.

Season 2 (1975–1976)

No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
261"Kiss Your Epaulets Goodbye"Robert MooreMichael LeesonSeptember 8, 1975 (1975-09-08)5152

The Gerards' apartment is burglarized when Carlton lets strangers in the building.

Note: Ruth Gordon guest stars as Carlton's mother.
272"Rhoda Meets the Ex-Wife"Robert MooreCharlotte BrownSeptember 15, 1975 (1975-09-15)5155
Rhoda meets Joe's ex-wife (Joan Van Ark) for the first time.
283"Ida's Doctor"Robert MooreColeman Mitchell and Geoffrey NeigherSeptember 22, 1975 (1975-09-22)5156
Ida falls in love with her doctor.
294"Mucho, Macho"Robert MooreColeman Mitchell and Geoffrey NeigherSeptember 29, 1975 (1975-09-29)5151
Joe takes on a lecher at the Gerards' anniversary dinner.
305"The Party"Robert MooreCharlotte BrownOctober 6, 1975 (1975-10-06)5159
Rhoda's party plans fall through when Brenda's date shows up with an accordion.
316"Brenda's Unemployment"Howard StormPamela Herbert ChaisOctober 13, 1975 (1975-10-13)5158

Brenda is now unemployed. After going on countless interviews, Brenda gives up and gives in to her depression.

Note: This episode was aired out of sequence.
327"With Friends Like These"Robert MooreSue GraftonOctober 20, 1975 (1975-10-20)5157
Brenda quits her job after she is passed over for a promotion.

Note: This is the last episode to be directed by Robert Moore before his death in 1984. This episode was aired out of sequence. It should have aired before "Brenda's Unemployment.

338"Somebody Down There Likes Him"Howard StormPat Nardo and Gloria BantaOctober 27, 1975 (1975-10-27)5154

Brenda's sexy new roommate has a crush on Joe.

Note: This is the first episode to be directed by Howard Storm.
349"Call Me Grandma"Howard StormCharlotte BrownNovember 3, 1975 (1975-11-03)5162
Ida wants to find a husband for rebellious Brenda.
3510"Myrna's Story"Martin CohanLinda BloodworthNovember 10, 1975 (1975-11-10)5153
Rhoda's partner Myrna creates a unique way of acquiring new accounts.
3611"Love Songs of J. Nicholas Lobo"Joan DarlingColeman Mitchell and Geoffrey NeigherNovember 17, 1975 (1975-11-17)5168
Brenda panics when her boyfriend Nick decides to move.
3712"Friends and Mothers"Bob ClaverPat Nardo and Gloria BantaNovember 24, 1975 (1975-11-24)5160

Rhoda's friendship with a new neighbor makes Ida jealous.

Note: Vivian Vance guest stars.
3813"A Night with the Girls"Tony MordenteCharlotte BrownDecember 1, 1975 (1975-12-01)5165
Rhoda's night out with her friends falls apart when Myna becomes flirtatious.
3914"Bump in the Night"Bob ClaverSeth FreemanDecember 8, 1975 (1975-12-08)5167
Rhoda becomes paranoid when Joe leaves town on a fishing trip.
4015"If You Don't Tell Her, I Will"Howard StormBruce KaneDecember 29, 1975 (1975-12-29)5164
Brenda's roommate takes in an insufferable house guest.
4116"Rhoda's Sellout"Martin CohanColeman Mitchell and Geoffrey NeigherJanuary 5, 1976 (1976-01-05)5163
Rhoda is forced to fulfill the demands of a surly shop owner to keep an account.
4217"Attack on Mr. Right"Harvey MillerPat Nardo and Gloria BantaJanuary 12, 1976 (1976-01-12)5166
Rhoda teaches Brenda about seducing men.
4318"If You Want to Shoot the Rapids You Have to Get Wet"Howard StormCharlotte BrownJanuary 19, 1976 (1976-01-19)5172
Rhoda's friend Susie is having marital problems.
4419"The Return of Billy Glass"Howard StormColeman Mitchell and Geoffrey NeigherJanuary 26, 1976 (1976-01-26)5171
An old friend of Martin's is still attracted to Ida.
4520"A Federal Case"Tony MordentePat Nardo and Gloria BantaFebruary 2, 1976 (1976-02-02)5173
Brenda gives a young FBI agent permission to use her apartment for a routine surveillance check.
4621"The Marty Morgan Story"Doug RogersCharlotte BrownFebruary 9, 1976 (1976-02-09)5169
Ida thinks her husband is having an affair.
4722"Let's Call it Love"Tony MordenteColeman Mitchell and Geoffrey NeigherFebruary 16, 1976 (1976-02-16)5174
Rhoda and Joe take time off from their jobs to be together.
4823"It's Not My Fault, Is It?"Tony MordenteEarl PomerantzFebruary 23, 1976 (1976-02-23)5170
Lenny goes into a deep depression when Brenda turns him down again.
4924"Don't Give Up the Office"Tony MordenteBud WiserMarch 1, 1976 (1976-03-01)5161
Rhoda feels blue over her failing business.

Season 3 (1976–1977)

No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
501"The Separation"Jay SandrichCharlotte BrownSeptember 20, 1976 (1976-09-20)6151
The Gerards' marriage hits a snag when Joe objects to Rhoda's choice of a new house.
512"Together Again for the First Time"Tony MordenteColeman Mitchell and Geoffrey NeigherSeptember 27, 1976 (1976-09-27)6152
Rhoda, now separated from Joe, visits his new apartment.
523"No Big Deal"Tony MordentePat Nardo and Gloria BantaOctober 4, 1976 (1976-10-04)6153

Rhoda and her neighbor switch apartments.

Note: First appearance of Gary Levy (Ron Silver).
534"I Won't Dance"Doug RogersCharlotte BrownOctober 11, 1976 (1976-10-11)6155

Rhoda and Brenda spend a weekend at a singles' resort.

Note: First appearance of Sally Gallagher (Anne Meara).
545"H-e-e-e-r-e's Johnny"Doug RogersColeman Mitchell and Geoffrey NeigherOctober 18, 1976 (1976-10-18)6157
Nick Lobo arranges a blind date for Rhoda, Las Vegas lounge singer Johnny Venture (Michael DeLano)
556"Two Little Words - Marriage Counselor"Tony MordenteCharlotte BrownOctober 25, 1976 (1976-10-25)6158
Rhoda talks Joe into attending a marriage-counseling session.
567"An Elephant Never Forgets"Tony MordenteMichael LeesonNovember 1, 1976 (1976-11-01)6160
Brenda has become too thin for her weight-loss club.
578"Rhoda Questions Her Life and Flies to Paris"Asaad KeladaMichael LeesonNovember 8, 1976 (1976-11-08)6154
Rhoda thinks she's become ho-hum.
589"Meet the Levys"Doug RogersCharlotte BrownNovember 15, 1976 (1976-11-15)6162
Gary talks Rhoda into pretending she's his girlfriend to please his parents.
5910"Man of the Year"Tony MordentePat Nardo and Gloria BantaNovember 29, 1976 (1976-11-29)6156
Rhoda has another bad encounter with Joe's best friend.
6011"You Deserve a Break Today"Alan MyersonPat Nardo and Gloria BantaDecember 13, 1976 (1976-12-13)6163
Brenda has a brief engagement with the owner of three McDonald's franchises.
6112"A Touch of Classy"Asaad KeladaColeman Mitchell and Geoffrey NeigherDecember 20, 1976 (1976-12-20)6161
Sally's ex-husband is remarrying and would like her to accept a reduction in their alimony.
6213"Guess Who I Saw Today"Doug RogersBurt PrelutskyDecember 27, 1976 (1976-12-27)6159
Rhoda sees Joe with another woman.
6314"What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?"Tony MordentePat Nardo and Gloria BantaJanuary 3, 1977 (1977-01-03)6165

Rhoda throws a wild New Year's Eve party.

Note: Last appearance of Sally Gallagher (Anne Meara).
6415"Love for Sale"Tony MordenteColeman Mitchell and Geoffrey NeigherJanuary 10, 1977 (1977-01-10)6167
Rhoda and Brenda help Gary with his mod clothing business, only for Brenda to fall in love with him.
6516"A Night in the Emergency Room"Tony MordenteColeman Mitchell and Geoffrey NeigherJanuary 16, 1977 (1977-01-16)6166
After Rhoda causes Nick Lobo to break up with Brenda, Nick accidentally breaks Rhoda's toe.
6617"Somebody Has to Say They're Sorry"Tony MordenteMartin Rips and Joseph StaretskiJanuary 23, 1977 (1977-01-23)6168

Rhoda gets arrested for soliciting.

Note: First appearance of Benny Goodwin (Ray Buktenica).
6718"The Ultimatum"Tony MordenteCharlotte BrownJanuary 30, 1977 (1977-01-30)6164

Rhoda gives Joe an ultimatum: either he comes back or she dates other men.

Note: Last appearances of Joe Gerard (David Groh) and Mary Richards (Mary Tyler Moore).
6819"Rhoda's Mystery Man"Tony MordenteColeman Mitchell and Geoffrey NeigherFebruary 6, 1977 (1977-02-06)6172
A mysterious suitor sends Rhoda various gifts.
6920"Nick Lobo, Superstar"Tony MordenteCharlotte BrownFebruary 13, 1977 (1977-02-13)6170
Nick Lobo is determined to gain superstar status so he won't have to go into his father's garbage-collecting business.
7021"Nose Job"Tony MordenteCharlotte BrownFebruary 20, 1977 (1977-02-20)6171
Rhoda is appalled by the fact Brenda is actually considering a nose job.
7122"The Second Time Around"Asaad KeladaPat Nardo and Gloria BantaFebruary 27, 1977 (1977-02-27)6169
Rhoda dates Brenda's boss.
7223"Pajama Party Bingo"Bruce ChevillatIan Praiser and Varley SmithMarch 6, 1977 (1977-03-06)6173
An all-night pajama party has Rhoda and Brenda playing a truth-type verbal game that uncovers jealousy between them.
7324"To Vegas With Love"Tony MordenteColeman Mitchell and Geoffrey NeigherMarch 13, 1977 (1977-03-13)6174
Rhoda flies to Las Vegas to see Johnny Venture.

Season 4 (1977–1978)

No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
741"The Return of Ida"Tony MordenteCharlotte BrownOctober 2, 1977 (1977-10-02)7160
Ida returns from a year-long cross-country trip to learn that Rhoda is officially divorced and Brenda is having trouble dealing with the state of her innocence.
752"The Job"James BurrowsAllan Katz and Don ReoOctober 9, 1977 (1977-10-09)7159

After weeks of depression, Rhoda gets a job at a run-down costume-rental company.

Note: First appearance of Jack Doyle (Kenneth McMillan).
763"Lady's Choice"Tony MordenteSy RosenOctober 16, 1977 (1977-10-16)7153
Brenda has two boyfriends competing for her attention - and both ask her out on the same night.
774"One is a Number"James BurrowsCharlotte BrownOctober 23, 1977 (1977-10-23)7162

Rhoda has a hard time finding someone to go with her to the theater when she receives two tickets.

Note: Anne Jackson guest stars as diner waitress Bea
785"Ida Works Out"Tony MordenteDennis Koenig and Larry BalmagiaOctober 30, 1977 (1977-10-30)7163
Ida works part-time at the Doyle Costume Company to afford her husband a waterbed for their anniversary.
796"Rhoda Likes Mike"Tony MordenteDeborah LeschinNovember 6, 1977 (1977-11-06)7158
Rhoda is introduced to a handsome customer (Judd Hirsch) who owns three successful restaurants.
807"The Weekend"Tony MordenteEarl PomerantzNovember 13, 1977 (1977-11-13)7157
Rhoda plans to spend the weekend alone with Mike.
818"Home Movies"Tony MordenteAllan Katz and Don ReoDecember 4, 1977 (1977-12-04)7161
Dinner at the Morgensterns' does not go so well.
829"Johnny's Solo Flight"Tony MordenteDennis Koenig and Larry BalmagiaDecember 11, 1977 (1977-12-11)7155
Rhoda is forced to step in when Johnny's nightclub solo debut goes awry.
8310"Who's Shy?"Asaad KeladaDennis Koenig and Larry BalmagiaDecember 25, 1977 (1977-12-25)7166
Rhoda talks Brenda into getting therapy to cure her shyness.
8411"Blind Date"Asaad KeladaDon ReoJanuary 8, 1978 (1978-01-08)7167
Ida has set Rhoda up on another blind date (David Landsberg).
8512"Ida Alone"James BurrowsDavid LloydJanuary 14, 1978 (1978-01-14)7165
Rhoda and Brenda try to cheer up Ida, whose friends have died.
8613"All Work and No Play"James BurrowsDeborah LeschinJanuary 22, 1978 (1978-01-22)7164
Rhoda's job at the costume company makes her neglect her family and friends.
8714"Happy Anniversary"Asaad KeladaCharlotte BrownJanuary 29, 1978 (1978-01-29)7169
Ida's hints of a forthcoming party lead everyone to believe there is no party.
8815"The Jack Story"Asaad KeladaAllan KatzFebruary 5, 1978 (1978-02-05)7168
Rhoda is asked to help her boss, whose old friend has arrived in New York.
8916"Rhoda Cheats"Tony MordenteCharlotte BrownFebruary 12, 1978 (1978-02-12)7172
Rhoda goes to night school with Brenda and gets accused of cheating.
9017"Gary and Ida"Bruce ChevillatDavid LloydFebruary 19, 1978 (1978-02-19)7170
Now that his parents are living Florida, Gary starts getting close to Ida.
9118"As Time Goes By"Tony MordenteDeborah LeschinFebruary 26, 1978 (1978-02-26)7171
Rhoda and Jack get locked in a bathroom while preparing a party to boost the costume company's business.
9219"Two's Company"Tony MordenteDon ReoMarch 5, 1978 (1978-03-05)7173

Gary and Benny start a business together that puts a strain on their friendship.

Note: First appearance of Tina Molinaro (Nancy Lane).
9320"Brenda and the Bank Girl"Tony MordenteEarl PomerantzMarch 12, 1978 (1978-03-12)7175
Brenda is a finalist in the running for First Security Bank Girl.
9421"So Long, Lucky"Tony MordenteAllan KatzApril 2, 1978 (1978-04-02)7174
Rhoda experiences bad luck after causing the death of a police officer Tony Rizzo's (Carmine Caridi) horse "Lucky". It gets worse when she visits the Officer Rizzo to give him a cat to keep him company. Rhoda accidentally let Rizzo's pet bird out a window. The bird comes back, but the cat eats it.
9522"Jack's Back"Nancy WalkerDeborah LeschinApril 9, 1978 (1978-04-09)7176

Rhoda plays nurse for Jack after he injures his back at her apartment while reaching down to pick up a design.

Note: Last appearance of Gary Levy (Ron Silver).
9623"Five for the Road: Part 1"Tony MordenteCharlotte Brown and Allan Katz & Don ReoApril 16, 1978 (1978-04-16)7177
Jack is depressed, as the anniversary date of his marriage to his late wife gets closer. Benny feels left out of Brenda's life, because her family's conversations are always about people and events before he met her. Meanwhile, Ida narrowly escapes an attempted mugging. Rhoda tries to cheer up Jack with a road trip, bringing along Brenda, Benny and Ida. When they go in search of the Quincy House, a restaurant Jack used to visit with his wife, he can't remember the exact directions to it. As Benny drives, everybody in the car starts arguing with each other. A raging rainstorm kicks up, and the car gets stuck in the mud.
9724"Five for the Road: Part 2"Tony MordenteCharlotte Brown and Allan Katz & Don ReoApril 23, 1978 (1978-04-23)7178
The gang is stuck in the mud, and get out to walk to seek shelter in what looks like an old haunted house. They find an old signing saying "Quincy House" dangling from the porch, leaving Jack disappointed that he will no longer be able to experience the delicious food there. Until the storm clears, they must make do with the snacks in Ida's handbag, and try not to get on each other's nerves. Ida is convinced the men will start yearning for a woman's body. The group shuns Brenda after she eats the only candy bar they have. The next morning, they find a box full of jars of canned peaches. A construction worker tells them they have to vacate, because they're getting ready to raze the house to make way for a road.

Season 5 (1978-1979)

No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
981"Martin Doesn't Live Here Anymore"Tony MordenteCharlotte BrownSeptember 23, 1978 (1978-09-23)8152
Rhoda and Brenda are dismayed that Martin is unable to attend his 60th birthday party, then discover that he moved out over two months ago.
992"In Search of Martin"Tony MordenteAubrey Tadman and Garry FerrierSeptember 30, 1978 (1978-09-30)8155
Rhoda, Brenda and Benny go to Florida to find Martin.
1003"Rhoda vs. Ida"Tony MordenteBob EllisonOctober 7, 1978 (1978-10-07)8151

Rhoda does not approve of her mother dating her allergist Dr. Murray Burger (Charles Siebert), because he is much younger than Ida.

Note: The 100th episode of Rhoda airs.
1014"Brenda Gets Engaged"Tony MordenteDavid LloydOctober 14, 1978 (1978-10-14)8156
Brenda gets engaged to Benny, but Ida disapproves of their union, due to Martin's move to Florida having soured Ida on the institution of marriage.
1025"Meet the Goodwins"Tony MordenteCharlotte BrownOctober 21, 1978 (1978-10-21)8153
At Brenda's insistence, Rhoda accompanies her to meet Brenda's future in-laws, then Rhoda ends up on a harrowing date with Benny's older brother Earl (George Wyner).
1036"Ida's Roommate"Tony MordenteDavid LloydOctober 28, 1978 (1978-10-28)8157
In her search for a roommate, Ida gets more than she expects when she chooses a couple to share her apartment.
1047"Martin Comes Home"Tony MordenteCharlotte BrownNovember 11, 1978 (1978-11-11)8159
Martin returns from Florida hoping to reconcile with Ida, but she wants a second courtship to forgive him for leaving her.
1058"Jack's New Image"Nancy WalkerAubrey Tadman and Garry FerrierDecember 2, 1978 (1978-12-02)8158
Rhoda talks Jack into acquiring new clothes for his new physique, but they both learn something about inner beauty.
1069"The Total Brenda"Nancy WalkerEmily Purdum MarshallDecember 9, 1978 (1978-12-09)8160
Brenda caters to Benny's every whim just to cheer him up.
10710"The Date in the Iron Mask"Nancy WalkerBob EllisonApril 6, 1979 (1979-04-06)8154
Rhoda's date gets his head stuck in a ridiculous-looking mask just before an awards dinner.
10811"Martin Swallows His Heart"Tony MordenteBob EllisonApril 13, 1979 (1979-04-13)8161
Martin buys a heart-shaped gold charm for Ida that he proceeds to swallow.
10912"Earl's Helping Hand"Charlotte BrownEmily Purdum MarshallMay 11, 1979 (1979-05-11)8163
Benny's brother Earl offers to lend Jack the $5,000 needed to get the costume company out of debt, but only to spend a week with Rhoda on the job.
11013"Brenda Runs Away"Tony MordenteDavid LloydMay 18, 1979 (1979-05-18)8164
Brenda runs away when it seems that everyone is trying to run her life.


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