Rhoda Morgenstern was born in the Bronx in December 1941. She's always felt responsible for World War II. She had a bad puberty. It lasted 17 years. She's a college graduate, she went to art school. She decided to move out of the house at the age of 24. Her mother still refers to this as the time she ran away from home. Now she's back in Manhattan!
Last Episode05x09 The Total Brenda Aired: Dec. 09, 1978
When Benny starts to feel down-and-out, Brenda tries to cheer him up by catering to his every whim.
Series Fun Facts
- During the 1976-1977 season, Nancy Walker starred in her own Norman Lear sitcom, "The Nancy Walker Show." On Rhoda, her disappearance was explained by having her and her husband take a road…
[show]During the 1976-1977 season, Nancy Walker starred in her own Norman Lear sitcom, "The Nancy Walker Show." On Rhoda, her disappearance was explained by having her and her husband take a road trip through the United States. "The Nancy Walker Show " was cancelled after one seaaon, and Walker returned to Rhoda.
- There originally was another Morgenstern sister named Debbie. She appeared on an episode of the Mary Tyler Moore Show, but didn't make the transition to Rhoda.
- Rhoda Faye Morgenstern and Brenda Faye Morgenstern have the same middle name. Their mother liked the name, but not enough to make it their first name.