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 paper, having to do whatever is written on it. Brenda's task ends up being to telephone Woody Allen whose telephone number she got from the bank and who she has wanted to call since. Rhoda's task ends up being a little more expensive: take a weekend trip to Paris. Although many people, like Sally and Brenda, encourage Rhoda to go through with the trip, many little voices, mostly inside of her and a louder external voice ... Written by
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At one point Rhoda sarcastically says, "Love is all around!". "Love is All Around" was the title of both the theme song and pilot episode of Mary Tyler Moore
(1970). See more