‘Rhoda’ Heads to DVD16 Feb, 2009 By: John Latchem
Rhoda: Season One debuts April 21 (prebook March 24) as a four-DVD set at $39.99 from Shout! Factory. The 35th anniversary collection includes all 25 episodes from the 1974-75 spinoff of “The Mary Tyler Moore Show.”
“Rhoda” starred Valerie Harper as Rhoda Morgenstern, who moves back to New York after meeting the man of her dreams. The first season includes the episode “The Wedding,” reuniting Rhoda with many of her friends from “The Mary Tyler Moore Show.” Harper won an Emmy for best actress in a comedy series during the first year.
The DVD set includes “Remembering Rhoda,” in which show creators James L. Brooks and Allan Burns reflect on the creation and success of the show.