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(1974–1978)

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Season 3

20 Sep. 1976
The Separation
Rhoda and Joe are house hunting. They find the house that Rhoda loves, and after their offer is accepted, Joe pulls out. The couple separate until they can work out the problem.
 
27 Sep. 1976
Together Again for the First Time
Joe and Rhoda are still separated. When Rhoda gets lonely, she visits Joe in his apartment. They talk, but do not find a solution to their problems.
 
4 Oct. 1976
No Big Deal
Rhoda switches apartments with a neighbor to save money since his is a smaller place. Gary makes a play for Rhoda.
 
11 Oct. 1976
I Won't Dance
Rhoda is depressed over the separation from Joe, so Brenda convinces Rhoda to go to a singles resort with her.
 
18 Oct. 1976
H-e-e-e-r-e's Johnny
Brenda's boyfriend Nick arranges a blind date for Rhoda. Johnny is not Rhoda's type.
 
25 Oct. 1976
Two Little Words... Marriage Counselor
After the latest of what has been their weekly dates, Joe has spent the night with Rhoda. Outwardly, Brenda sees this situation as a good sign. Rhoda, on the other hand, sees it as a bad sign as Joe is too happy in their current situation of dating once a week. Both Brenda and Gary think that Rhoda has to do something professionally about the matter, namely go see a marriage counselor, something which Rhoda had already contemplated previously but was afraid of the outcome. She does believe now is the time, and she is able to convince Joe into going. Rhoda wants to go ...
 
1 Nov. 1976
An Elephant Never Forgets
Both Gary and Brenda are trying to get Rhoda out to prevent her from lamenting about Joe and falling into old bad habits. Gary wants to set her up on a date with another tenant in the building, Eric Jurgenson. As she is not ready to date, Rhoda opts for Brenda's suggestion: accompany her to her latest Weight Control Center meeting, that group which Rhoda herself used to belong to. At the meeting, Brenda gets some unexpected news: she has met her weight loss goal, and thus is kicked out of the group. Brenda takes this news hard as she sees this as yet another rejection...
 
8 Nov. 1976
Rhoda Questions Her Life and Flies to Paris
Rhoda doesn't quite understand Joe's latest complaint about their marriage: that it was too comfortable. The more she thinks about it though, she finally does understand that the marriage was dull, which she didn't really realize, and more so that she herself is dull and not spontaneous. To get herself out of her rut, she wants to do something crazy, but can't figure out what that crazy but also doable thing will be. She draws Brenda into her scheme, the two who will each write three three things down on pieces of paper, and each randomly draw one of those pieces of ...
 
15 Nov. 1976
Meet the Levys
Brenda agrees to go out on a date with Gary. She has second thoughts when she finds out the real reason he asked her: it is to accompany him to his parent's place for dinner as he has told them that they have been dating for the last six months. He chose Brenda specifically because she is the type of girl his parents would like, despite she being nowhere near Gary's type. Brenda still decides to go along with the ruse. Shortly before they would be heading off to the dinner, Brenda comes down with the flu. Gary can't tell his parents the truth about Brenda's illness as...
 
29 Nov. 1976
Man of the Year
As Sally drops by Rhoda's apartment just before they are scheduled to go out to dinner, Sally announces that she is in a vulnerable state since she just found out that her pilot ex-husband is getting remarried. Regardless, Rhoda suggests they go to Rick's for dinner, despite it being a notorious pick-up place. There, Rhoda laments the fact of running into one of her least favorite people, Joe's best friend Charlie Burke, a womanizer who Rhoda never understood why he and Joe were/are friends. Although she can see that he is a womanizer, Sally falls for him. Even though...
 
13 Dec. 1976
You Deserve a Break Today
While Rhoda is in the bank waiting in Brenda's teller line, a man gets in the long line behind her, he telling her that he wants specifically to be in this line as he is attracted to Brenda. Rhoda does whatever she can to get this man and Brenda together, which does not take much encouragement on either side. They both eventually learn that he is Marty Davidson, a successful businessman who owns three McDonald's franchises. After their first date, Brenda is totally enamored with him, as he's sweet, and treats her like she's the most special person in the world. Brenda...
 
20 Dec. 1976
A Touch of Classy
Sally is staying temporarily with Rhoda while work is being done on her own apartment. During this stay, Sally receives a visit at Rhoda's from her airline pilot ex-husband, Lloyd Zimmer, the two who got divorced because of his philandering despite the fact that Sally sees him as a descent guy otherwise. Lloyd, who philandered in part to overcome his insecurity of being short, comes bearing news: he is getting remarried, and he wants Sally's blessing... to reduce his alimony to her on fiancée Cissy's wants. In discussing the issue with Rhoda and Brenda, Sally has ...
 
27 Dec. 1976
Guess Who I Saw Today
Rhoda has done some freelance work for Rick, the owner of the singles bar/restaurant she and Joe frequented. She designed some invitations for him announcing the third anniversary of his place, for which he is having a big party. Despite being slightly repulsed by the thought of Rick, Sally nonetheless agrees to be his date for the evening. He also invites Rhoda and Brenda. Brenda accepts, but it takes much convincing for Rhoda eventually to accept, which she does in part on Gary's plea to be his date so that he can crash the party. Despite Rick's vow that he didn't ...
 
3 Jan. 1977
What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?
Rhoda decides to host a New Year's Eve Party. It turns bizarre with a Halloween touch.
 
10 Jan. 1977
Love for Sale
Gary holds a sale event at his store to attract more business. Rhoda and Brenda help at the store. At the end of the day, Brenda and Gary realize they are falling in love.
 
16 Jan. 1977
A Night in the Emergency Room
Brenda thinks Nick wants to borrow money so she asks Rhoda for advice. Rhoda suggests against lending money. Nick is disappointed and talks to Rhoda. While there, he accidentally drops his accordion on Rhoda's foot and breaks her toe.
 
23 Jan. 1977
Somebody Has to Say They're Sorry
Gary has some dirt on the beautiful woman who has just moved into the building across the hall from Rhoda. Although she lists on her mailbox that she is an interior designer, Gary has it on first hand knowledge that she is a lady of the evening as he invited her to his place, and she replied that it would cost him $100. This news is old to Rhoda, as a constant parade of men have come knocking on her door in error. Rhoda has some exciting news of her own: she may get the contract to do the window for an exclusive store. Trying to get the contract becomes a problem for ...
 
30 Jan. 1977
The Ultimatum
Rhoda is totally stressed out about a job, which isn't helped by the fact that she has to interrupt her work to go see the marriage counselor, Dr. Fox, who she doesn't think has been providing any help of late in getting her and Joe back together, especially since the counseling sessions have been as individuals and not as a couple to discuss their issues together. Rhoda is going to break off her professional relationship with Dr. Fox after this next appointment. She changes her mind when she learns from Dr. Fox about Joe's counseling sessions, and receives some ...
 
6 Feb. 1977
Rhoda's Mystery Man
Rhoda finds a bunch of gifts for her from an unknown person on her doorstep, gifts such as long stemmed red roses, a box of chocolates, and jewelry, gifts usually reserved from a serious date or boyfriend. The situation becomes more serious when Rhoda finds out the jewel is a real diamond, and that her secret admirer makes an implied reference to meeting tomorrow night at midnight. Rhoda has no idea who her mystery man is, and has to decide if she will keep the date with an unknown person, but one who can afford a diamond. With Brenda and Gary as backup, Rhoda decides...
 
13 Feb. 1977
Nick Lobo, Superstar
A despondent Nick, who wants to be alone, kicks Brenda out of her apartment. As Brenda takes refuge with Rhoda, Rhoda in turn demands that Brenda stand up to Nick at least to find out why he kicked her out of her own apartment. Brenda finds out it's because the five year deal he made with his father - make good in the entertainment business or else join him in his work as a trash collector - is up in exactly three days. Brenda tries her best to encourage Nick along his three day journey to stardom. But she also asks for Rhoda's help and advice directly to Nick, which ...
 
20 Feb. 1977
Nose Job
Brenda has been dating Benny Goodwin, who has fallen in love with her... after their first date. In talking about their future children, Benny admits to Brenda that he had his ears done when he was a child. This admission makes Brenda think about the one part of her body that she would most like to change, namely her nose. Against Rhoda's advice, Brenda decides at least to go for a consultation with a cosmetic surgeon. After the consultation with Dr. Dreiser, who supports the notion of cosmetic surgery in general, an easily swayed Brenda decides to proceed with the ...
 
27 Feb. 1977
The Second Time Around
As they do every year, Brenda's work colleagues give her a "surprise" birthday cake, a ritual in which Rhoda partakes as she was about to take Brenda out to celebrate the milestone. Rhoda takes over cutting and serving the cake, in the process making a mess of the desk of Brenda's boss, branch manager Sam Ellis. Because of the situation, seemingly stern Mr. Ellis, who states he would have fired Rhoda if he could, bans further birthday celebrations in the bank, which he sees as unprofessional for the setting. But he is not averse to birthday celebrations outside the ...
 
6 Mar. 1977
Pajama Party Bingo
Carlton and Brenda have made big changes in their lives, Carlton who has now vowed sobriety, and Brenda who has a radical new hairdo. Brenda's change is only the first radical change she will be making, one every week to her appearance until she comes up with a complete look she likes. In the meantime, some things remain the same. Rhoda has invited her old friend from high school, Susan Alborn, over for an old fashioned slumber party. Susan has just found out that she is pregnant for the seventh time. Brenda reluctantly stays for the party, the reason she wouldn't ...
 
13 Mar. 1977
To Vegas with Love
Rhoda receives a special delivery letter, with the return addressee being "Mr. Magnetism" in Las Vegas. Before she opens it, she knows it's from Johnny Venture, who she has told time and time again in no uncertain terms that she is not interested in pursuing a relationship with him. His letter contains a round trip ticket each for her and Brenda to Las Vegas, and what he says is a sincere request for them to come view his act, which he feels needs a fresh pair of eyes to critique its look. Rhoda has no hesitation in accepting his offer no strings attached if only for ...
 

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