Rhoda: Season 2, Episode 18

If You Want to Shoot the Rapids, You Have to Get Wet (19 Jan. 1976)

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Rhoda and Joe go out with their friends Susie and Arthur. Susie later tells Rhoda that she and Arthur are having marital problems.



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Episode complete credited cast:
David Groh ...
Beverly Sanders ...
Susan Alborn
Don Chastain ...
Mike Henry ...
Lorenzo Music ...
Carlton the Doorman (voice) (as L. Music)


The Gerards and Alborns are going out for a dinner together. Before Joe and Arthur arrive, Susan, who is currently between pregnancies, confides in Rhoda that she is feeling dissatisfied in her twelve year marriage to Arthur, primarily in that he is too controlled in his emotions, which is probably a fact of being a psychiatrist. An act by Arthur at that dinner shows the other three that he really doesn't easily let go of those emotions. A discussion between the Alborns results in Arthur suggesting that Susan take a couple of weeks for herself by moving from their Scarsdale home to stay in town at the Plaza, during which time she is not to contact him. Once at the Plaza, Susan finds that she is miserable, and surmises that perhaps this plan was Arthur's way of getting a formal separation from her. As such, she asks Rhoda to intervene. Even if Rhoda can get Arthur and Susan talking to each other earlier than the end of the two weeks, can Rhoda do anything about the core issue of ... Written by Huggo

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