Mary is starting to feel old when she learns at work that at age thirty she is no longer in the young adult demographic, and when a young twenty-something messenger calls her "ma'am", the first time ever she's ever been referred to as such. Mary and Rhoda commiserate about being old and being single and what they should do to progress into married status. Rhoda suggests they each contact someone from their past with whom to connect or reconnect in a relationship-minded pursuit. Rhoda's unconventional choice, Armond Lynton, is a man she just met when she ran over him with her car. On Phyllis' recommendation, Mary's choice is Howard Arnell, a man she dated four years earlier, and who she hasn't thought about in years. Mary and Rhoda decide they will have an after dinner drinks party at Mary's place for the four of them. When Rhoda calls Armond, who accepts the invitation, she knows he won't be the future "Mr. Rhoda Morgenstern" because of some excess baggage he will be bringing to the ... Written by
Did You Know?
First episode to mention the address of the Victorian house in which Mary, Rhoda and Phyllis live is 119 North Weatherly. See more
Mary and Rhoda are sitting down at Mary's dinner table eating a salad while discussing the single life. The table is set with 2 plates and a salad bowl. When, all of a sudden in the middle of one of Rhoda's quips about her mother calling her "an old maid" when she turned 21, the camera cuts to a wide shot and they are both drinking coffee and holding mugs with no visible salad bowl or salad plates in sight. This is a continuity issue because it happens right in the middle of Rhoda's sentence. See more
Allow me to introduce myself, I'm another person in the room - Rhoda Morgenstern.
Oh, Howard Arnell, how do you do?
And this is my date, Mr. and Mrs. Armand Lynton.
Love Is All Around
Written and performed by Sonny Curtis See more