Rhoda (1974–1978)
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Good-Bye Charlie 

Joe's friend visits, and while Joe enjoys his company, Rhoda does not.

Director:

Robert Moore

Writers:

James L. Brooks (created by), Allan Burns (created by) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Valerie Harper ... Rhoda Gerard
David Groh ... Joe Gerard
Julie Kavner ... Brenda Morgenstern
Richard Schaal ... Charlie Burke
George Loros George Loros ... Julie
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Storyline

Rhoda and Joe are in the midst of hosting their first party as a couple. Although each knows the situation deep in his/her heart as the party progresses, they confirm with the other during their post-party debrief that the party ended up being an unmitigated disaster. Joe feels that the party would have benefited from the presence of his oldest and dearest friend, Charlie Burke, who Rhoda has not yet met. As such, they decide to invite Charlie over for dinner so that Joe's two favorite people can meet each other. Unlike the group party, there ends up being a disconnect between Joe and Rhoda's perspective on the dinner with Charlie after the fact. Joe felt Charlie and Rhoda hit it off, whereas Rhoda admits she didn't like Charlie, and she's pretty sure Charlie didn't like her, which is true. Charlie, a man's type of man, heaped one empty platitude to Rhoda after another, as he has done with all women friends of his buddies, and as he does to women he is trying to pick up. But Rhoda ... Written by Huggo

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Comedy

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Richard Schaal, who played Charlie, was married to Valerie Harper at the time this episode aired. See more »

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References Apple's Way (1974) See more »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 December 1974 (USA) See more »

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MTM Enterprises See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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