List of Rocko's Modern Life episodes

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The following is an episode list for the Nickelodeon animated television series Rocko's Modern Life. The series began on September 18, 1993, and ended on November 24, 1996, totalling 52 episodes. A typical, half-hour episode of Rocko's Modern Life featured two twelve-minute stories with a commercial break in between. Occasionally, one story would be told over the half-hour time slot as Part I and Part II.

The Rocko's Modern Life team produced all of the episodes except for one in the San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles, California, United States.[1] Series creator Joe Murray produced the pilot episode, "Trash-O-Madness", at his studio in Saratoga, California; Murray animated half of the episode, and the production occurred entirely in the United States, with animation in Saratoga and processing in San Francisco.[2]

Series overview[edit]

Season Episodes Originally aired
First aired Last aired
Pilot 1992
1 13 September 18, 1993 (1993-09-18) December 5, 1993 (1993-12-05)
2 13 September 25, 1994 (1994-09-25) March 12, 1995 (1995-03-12)
3 13 October 22, 1995 (1995-10-22) April 21, 1996 (1996-04-21)
4 13 July 8, 1996 (1996-07-08) November 24, 1996 (1996-11-24)

Episodes[edit]

Pilot (1992)[edit]

Rocko's Modern Life pilot episode
Title Original air date
"Trash-O-Madness" 1992

Rocko scrambles to gather up his trash and put it out, since he's missed garbage day for the past few months. Not to make things any easier, the local mad dog, Earl, is on the loose, and he seems intent on destroying both Chinese food trash and Rocko.

Murray produced the pilot episode at Joe Murray Studio in Saratoga, California, United States.

Season 1 (1993)[edit]

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Title Directed by Story by Storyboard by Original air date Prod.
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1a 1a "No Pain, No Gain" Timothy Berglund Vince Calandra Jeff Myers & Kevin O'Brien September 18, 1993 (1993-09-18) 007a
Rocko and Heffer Wolfe join an exclusive exercise clinic, where they keep losing points for their actions by the Chameleon brothers, Chuck and Leon.
1b 1b "Who Gives a Buck" Roger Chiasson & Don Spencer Martin Olson Conrad Vernon September 18, 1993 (1993-09-18) 007b
When Rocko receives a new credit card, Heffer urges Rocko to go on a shopping spree.
2a 2a "Leap Frogs" Doug Lawrence Vince Calandra Robert McNally-Scull September 19, 1993 (1993-09-19) 006a
When Bev Bighead feels unloved by her husband Ed, she invites Rocko over to do chores and tries to seduce him.
Note: Because of the adult content, "Leap Frogs" was banned after its second airing on Nickelodeon. When the series moved to Nicktoons TV, the short was reinstated.[3]
2b 2b "Bedfellows" Stephen Hillenburg Nick Jennings & George Maestri Jeff "Swampy" Marsh September 19, 1993 (1993-09-19) 006b
Heffer moves in with Rocko after his parents rent Heffer's room out to vermin to make money after Heffer's dad gets laid off from his job.
3a 3a "Jet Scream" Stephen Hillenburg Vince Calandra Mark O'Hare September 26, 1993 (1993-09-26) 008a
Heffer, who is afraid of flying, heads to the O-Town Airport with Rocko to board an aircraft flying to Las Vegas, Nevada.
Note: Murray described "Jet Scream" as one of his favorite episodes because he often traveled between Los Angeles, New York, South Korea, and other places during the production of the first season of Rocko's Modern Life.[4]
3b 3b "Dirty Dog" Doug Lawrence Martin Olson Dan Povenmire September 26, 1993 (1993-09-26) 008b
Spunky needs to be bathed. The first appearance of Bloaty and Squirmy.
4a 4a "Keeping Up with the Bigheads" Stephen Hillenburg Vince Calandra Mark O'Hare & Jeff 'Swampy' Marsh October 3, 1993 (1993-10-03) 009a
After Ed Bighead tries to get Rocko's house condemned, Rocko and Heffer go on a remodeling spree.
4b 4b "Skid Marks" Doug Lawrence Martin Olson Robert McNally-Scull October 3, 1993 (1993-10-03) 009b
Rocko's car is impounded, so he goes to the DMV to straighten things out.
5a 5a "Power Trip" Stephen Hillenburg George Maestri Mark O'Hare October 10, 1993 (1993-10-10) 011a
Mr. Smitty, Rocko's tyrannical boss, places Rocko in charge while he leaves town.
5b 5b "To Heck and Back" Biff Lawrence Martin Olson Simon Scull October 10, 1993 (1993-10-10) 011b
After Heffer has a near-death experience, he tries to mend his gluttonous ways.
6a 6a "The Good, the Bad, and the Wallaby" Jeff "Swampy" Marsh George Maestri Dan Povenmire October 17, 1993 (1993-10-17) 010a
Heffer and Rocko spend some time on a farm, prompting Heffer to go native.
6b 6b "Trash-O-Madness [2]" Joe Murray & Timothy Berglund Joe Murray Joe Murray & Jeff Myers October 17, 1993 (1993-10-17) 010b
Rocko encounters difficulties on trash day.
7a 7a "Spitballs" Timothy Berglund Vince Calandra Jeff Myers October 31, 1993 (1993-10-31) 012a
After losing Rocko's prized baseball, Rocko and Heffer go to a local baseball game in hopes of catching a new one.
7b 7b "Popcorn Pandemonium" Jeff "Swampy" Marsh Martin Olson Dan Povenmire October 31, 1993 (1993-10-31) 012b
Rocko and Heffer are off to the local movie theater complex.
8a 8a "A Sucker for the Suck-O-Matic" Stephen Hillenburg Joe Murray, Nick Jennings, & George Maestri Jeff "Swampy Marsh October 31, 1993 (1993-10-31) 002a
After watching an infomercial, Rocko buys a vacuum cleaner that is more than he bargained for.
8b 8b "Canned" Doug Lawrence Joe Murray, Nick Jennings, & George Maestri Robert McNally-Scull October 31, 1993 (1993-10-31) 002b
Rocko loses his job at the mega-comic store. After a variety of jobs, he finally decides to work at the local comic store.
9a 9a "Carnival Knowledge" Timothy Berglund Vince Calandra Jeff Myers November 7, 1993 (1993-11-07) 001a
Heffer and Rocko attend a carnival full of hazardous rides and shady carnival games.
9b 9b "Sand in Your Navel" Roger Chiasson Joe Murray Doug Lawrence November 7, 1993 (1993-11-07) 001b
Rocko and Spunky try to spend a nice day at the beach.
10a 10a "Cabin Fever" Stephen Hillenburg George Maestri, Mark O'Hare, Stephen Hillenburg, & Joe Murray Mark O'Hare November 14, 1993 (1993-11-14) 013a
Rocko and Heffer end up sharing a camping cabin with the Bigheads.
10b 10b "Rinse & Spit" Doug Lawrence Vince Calandra, Joe Murray, George Maestri, & Martin Olson Robert McNally-Scull November 14, 1993 (1993-11-14) 013b
Filburt recruits Rocko to help him pass his dentists exam.
11a 11a "Rocko's Happy Sack" Timothy Berglund Ron Hauge & Joe Murray Kevin O'Brien November 21, 1993 (1993-11-21) 003a
Being broke and hungry, a 99% sale sounds like the cure for Rocko.
11b 11b "Flu-In-U-Enza" Roger Chiasson Joe Murray & Nichole Poinski Ray Johnson & Don Spencer November 21, 1993 (1993-11-21) 003b
Rocko has tickets to the big wrestling match, but he suddenly falls ill.
12a 12a "Who's for Dinner?" Doug Lawrence Vince Calandra & Ron Hauge Dan Povenmire November 28, 1993 (1993-11-28) 004a
Rocko, who is unaware of Heffer's family life, is invited over to dinner at Heffer's house.
Note: One of Murray's favorite episodes is "Who's for Dinner?" because Murray enjoyed the premise and the development of the concept of adoption. Murray partially based Heffer on an adopted friend and used his friend's emotions to sculpt Heffer's role and actions.[4]
12b 12b "Love Spanked" Stephen Hillenburg Joe Murray Mark D. Ervin & Joe D. Suggs November 28, 1993 (1993-11-28) 004b
Heffer plays the cupid, arranging a number of blind dates.
13a 13a "Clean Lovin" Roger Chiasson Vince Calandra, Ron Hauge, Nick Jennings, George Maestri, & Joe Murray Conrad Vernon December 5, 1993 (1993-12-05) 005a
Spunky has an unnatural attraction to a mop.
Note: On the production of this episode, Murray wrote the "Spunky falls in love with a mop" idea for his original series pitch; the focus groups adored the idea. When Murray created the episode, he believed that the creation was "more challenging than I thought. It sounded funny though." [3]
13b 13b "Unbalanced Load" Timothy Berglund Vince Calandra & Joe Murray Jeff Myers December 5, 1993 (1993-12-05) 005b
When his clothes start to spontaneously move of their own power, Rocko decides it's time to do laundry.

Season 2 (1994–95)[edit]

No. in
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Title Animation direction by Story by Directed and Storyboard by Original air date Prod.
code
14 1 "I Have No Son!" Ken Kessel & George Chialtas Joe Murray & Martin Olson Stephen Hillenburg & Doug Lawrence September 25, 1994 (1994-09-25) 014
This 30 minute episode introduces Ed Bighead's Son, Ralph Bighead. Ralph is estranged from his family due to being a cartoonist, instead of being a corporate man like his father wanted.
Note: Murray described "I Have No Son" as one of his favorite episodes because it addressed issues affecting Murray, the directors, and the writers. Murray also cites the presence of The Fatheads, created by Doug Lawrence. [4]
15a 2a "Pipe Dreams" Roy Muerin George Maestri, Stephen Hillenburg, & Mark O'Hare Stephen Hillenburg October 2, 1994 (1994-10-02) 015a
Rocko has a plumbing problem – a goldfish that he flushed down the toilet.
15b 2b "Tickled Pinky" Pete Michels Martin Olson Jeff "Swampy" Marsh October 2, 1994 (1994-10-02) 015b
Having a bout of appendicitis causes Rocko to experience hallucinations about his soon-to-be-departed appendix.
16a 3a "The Lounge Singer" George Chialtas George Maestri Jeff "Swampy" Marsh October 9, 1994 (1994-10-09) 016a
Filburt realizes his dream of being a lounge singer and hits the big time.
16b 3b "She's the Toad" Alan Smart Vince Calandra & Martin Olson Doug Lawrence October 9, 1994 (1994-10-09) 016b
On the eve of a huge proposal at work, Ed Bighead is stricken ill, so Bev fills his position at Conglom-O.
17a 4a "Down the Hatch" Howy Parkins Martin Olson Doug Lawrence October 23, 1994 (1994-10-23) 017a
When Spunky swallows a vitamin pill, our favorite parasites Bloaty and Squirmy think they've discovered an ancient and mysterious object.
17b 4b "Road Rash" Pete Michels George Maestri & Joe Murray Jeff "Swampy" Marsh October 23, 1994 (1994-10-23) 017b
Flem Rock is about to be bulldozed, so Rocko and Heffer go on a road trip to see it one last time.
18a 5a "Boob Tubed" Alan Smart Martin Olson Stephen Hillenburg November 6, 1994 (1994-11-06) 018a
Sitting too close to the television causes Heffer to lose his mind. Rocko and Filburt travel to TV Central to rescue it.
18b 5b "Commuted Sentence" George Chialtas Tim Hill & Joe Murray Jeff "Swampy" Marsh November 6, 1994 (1994-11-06) 018b
A traffic jam and Heffer unwillingly join forces to cause Rocko to lose his job.
19 6 "Rocko's Modern Christmas!" Pete Michels & Howy Parkins Martin Olson, Doug Lawrence, Joe Murray, Tim Hill, and Robert McNally-Scull Doug Lawrence December 1, 1994 (1994-12-01) 019
Rocko invites everyone, including the Elves, over for Christmas, but Ed Bighead spreads rumors about the Elves, which ruins the party.
20a 7a "Hut Sut Raw" George Chialtas Tim Hill & Joe Murray Timothy Berglund December 4, 1994 (1994-12-04) 020a
Rocko, Heffer and Filburt go camping.
20b 7b "Kiss Me I'm Foreign" Alan Smart George Maestri & Martin Olson Doug Lawrence December 4, 1994 (1994-12-04) 020b
With Rocko on the verge of being deported, Filburt poses as his spouse.
21 8 "Cruisin" Pete Michels & Howy Parkins Vince Calandra & Martin Olson Timothy Berglund January 1, 1995 (1995-01-01) 021
Heffer and Rocko say Bon Voyage to Heffer's Grandfather, who's going on a cruise vacation. When Heffer and Rocko miss the call to debark, they learn a little more respect for the eldery.
22a 9a "Born to Spawn" Alan Smart Martin Olson Steve Hillenburg January 22, 1995 (1995-01-22) 022a
Filburt's 21st birthday approaches, and the ancient breeding ground of Kerplopitgoes calls.
22b 9b "Uniform Behavior" George Chialtas Martin Olson Timothy Berglund January 22, 1995 (1995-01-22) 022b
Heffer gets a little taste of authority when he is hired as a security guard.
23a 10a "Hair Licked" John McIntyre Tim Hill, Martin Olson, & George Maestri Timothy Berglund January 29, 1995 (1995-01-29) 023a
On the day he is supposed to pose for a newspaper photograph, Rocko is having a very bad hair day.
23b 10b "Gutter Balls" Howy Parkins Carlos Alazraqui, Tim Hill, Martin Olson, & Joe Murray Jeff "Swampy" Marsh January 29, 1995 (1995-01-29) 023b
Ed Bighead's obsession with winning a bowling trophy has him disqualified from a bowling tournament..
24a 11a "Junk Junkies" Alan Smart Tim Hill & Joe Murray Stephen Hillenburg February 12, 1995 (1995-02-12) 024a
Rocko needs to pay off the pizza man, so he organizes a garage sale.
24b 11b "Day of the Flecko" George Chialtas Martin Olson Timothy Berglund February 12, 1995 (1995-02-12) 024b
After pulling overtime at his job, a housefly named Flecko disrupts Rocko's sleep.
25a 12a "Snowballs" Howy Parkins Tim Hill & George Maestri Stephen Hillenburg February 26, 1995 (1995-02-26) 025a
On their way to deliver comic books, Rocko and Heffer are distracted by a ski resort.
25b 12b "Frog's Best Friend" Robert Hughes George Maestri Jeff "Swampy" Marsh February 26, 1995 (1995-02-26) 025b
Beverly adopts the neighborhoods stray dog, a vicious cur named Earl.
Note: Rocko does not appear in this episode.
26a 13a "Short Story" Alan Smart Tim Hill, Joe Murray, & Jeff Myers Timothy Berglund March 2, 1995 (1995-03-02) 026a
Feeling inadequate due to short stature, Really Really Big Man gives Rocko a vertical boost.
26b 13b "Eyes-Capades" George Chialtas Tim Hill & Andy Houts Jeff "Swampy" Marsh March 2, 1995 (1995-03-02) 026b
Rocko's new glasses break just before the big jackhammer competition.

Season 3 (1995–96)[edit]

Rocko's Modern Life season 3 episodes
No. in
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No. in
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Title Animation Director(s) Story by Directed & Storyboard by Original air date Production
code
27 1 "Bye, Bye Birdie / Belch of Destiny" Alan Smart
Howy Parkins
George Maestri
Martin Olson
Doug Lawrence
Stephen Hillenburg
October 22, 1995 (1995-10-22) 029

Bye, Bye Birdie: Heffer accidentally kills Filburt's pet bird, Turdy.

Belch of Destiny: Heffer has a unique talent which embarrasses Heffer's father.
George Maestri, a writer, described "Bye, Bye Birdie" as "a real story." At age 12, Maestri babysat a bird belonging to a family neighboring his. The bird died two days after the neighbors left.[5]

Murray described "Belch of Destiny" as one of his favorite episodes because the episode supported his theory to "let kids be kids". In addition Murray recalled the memories of himself, Steve Hillenburg, and Mark O'Hare laughing after listening to the "belch talking" track created by a Warner Brothers producer. Prior to the production of the tape, Murray and his crew arranged a meeting with the producer. During that period, the producer could not belch talk, even after Murray bought him beer and spaghetti. The belch talking tape arrived several days afterwards.[4]
28 2 "The Emperor's New Joe / Schnit-heads" Rob Hughes
George Chialtas
George Maestri, Stephen Hillenburg, & Mark O'Hare
Tim Hill
Stephen Hillenburg
Timothy Berglund
October 29, 1995 (1995-10-29) 028

The Emperor's New Joe: The story of the Chameleon Brothers and their coffee scandal in the old country of Balzack.

Schnit-heads: Heffer falls into a sausage-worshiping cult.
27 3 "Sugar Frosted Frights / Ed is Dead: A Thriller!" Alan Smart
Howy Parkins
Martin Olson
Tim Hill
Doug Lawrence
Timothy Berglund
October 31, 1995 (1995-10-31) 027

Sugar Frosted Frights: Filburt fights his fear of Halloween.

Ed is Dead: Rocko suspects Beverly of murdering Ed.
30 4 "Fish-N-Chumps / Camera Shy" Robert Hughes
George Chialtas
Tim Hill, Stephen Hillenburg, & Mark O'Hare
Tim Hill
Stephen Hillenburg
Doug Lawrence
November 12, 1995 (1995-11-12) 030

Fish-N-Chumps: Rocko, Heffer and Filburt go on a fishing trip, unsuspecting that they are the prey.

Camera Shy: Heffer and Filburt secretly video tape Rocko, and the movie turns into an underground hit, even winning an award at a film festival.
31 5 "Nothing to Sneeze At / Old Fogey Froggy" Robert Hughes
George Chialtas
George Maestri
Tim Hill & George Maestri
Doug Lawrence
Stephen Hillenburg
November 19, 1995 (1995-11-19) 031

Nothing to Sneeze At: A mistake at the hospital endows Beverly with a nose, but the stench of her husband Ed is making her sick.

Old Fogey Froggy: When Ed feels youth slipping away, he tries to become friends with Rocko, Heffer and Filburt.
32 6 "Manic Mechanic / Rocko's Happy Vermin" Howy Parkins
Alan Smart
Tim Hill
George Maestri & Carlos Alazraqui
Jeff "Swampy" Marsh
Timothy Berglund
December 3, 1995 (1995-12-03) 032

Manic Mechanic: Rocko's car breaks down, but Filburt can bring it back to life.

Rocko's Happy Vermin: When Rocko helps the bugs escape from Ed's prison, they become unwelcome guests.
33 7 "I See London, I See France / The Fat Lands" Alan Smart
Howy Parkins
Joe Murray, Tim Hill, & George Maestri
Martin Olson & Tim Hill
Stephen Hillenburg
Jeff "Swampy" Marsh
December 10, 1995 (1995-12-10) 033

I See London, I See France: On a trip to France, Rocko falls in love.

The Fat Lands: Bloaty and Squirmy return, this time living on an obese Spunky, as Rocko tries to get Spunky to lose weight.
34 8 "Fortune Cookie / Dear John" George Chialtas
Robert Hughes
Tim Hill, Stephen Hillenburg, & Mark O'Hare
Tim Hill
Stephen Hillenburg
Jeff "Swampy" Marsh
December 17, 1995 (1995-12-17) 034

Fortune Cookie: Every fortune cookie which Filburt opens predicts dire consequences for Filburt.

Dear John: Rocko hires TV host Bob "Bucky" Taylor to repair his destroyed kitchen, but finds out that Bucky can only build bathrooms.
35 9 "Speaking Terms / Tooth and Nail" Howy Parkins
Alan Smart
Tim Hill
Martin Olson
Doug Lawrence
Timothy Berglund
December 31, 1995 (1995-12-31) 035

Speaking Terms: Heffer and Rocko appear on television after getting into an argument.

Tooth and Nail: Rocko tries to overcome his nail-biting addition.
36 10 "Wacky Delly" Alan Smart & Howy Parkins Joe Murray & Martin Olson Jeff "Swampy" Marsh & Stephen Hillenburg January 21, 1996 (1996-01-21) 036

Ralph Bighead wants to leave the world of television animation, so he gives Rocko, Filburt and Heffer free rein in creating a new television show, hoping that their ineptitude will get Ralph's contract canceled.

Murray described "Wacky Deli" as one of his favorite episodes because it addressed issues affecting Murray, the directors, and the writers.[4]

Murray and Richard Leroy filmed the live-action meatloaf scene on Murray's patio with a wind-up camera to capture the colors of early 1960s films. Murray cooked the meatloaf and Carol Wyatt, the color supervisor, placed press-on nails on her hand and used her hands in the scene. At first the camera did not work. When Murray decided to end the shoot, the camera functioned, allowing for the shoot to continue. During the filming, two flies landed on the meatloaf. Leroy believed that the flies spoiled the shoot, while Murray believed that the flies enhanced the shoot. Murray used the plates involved in the production of the scene until he accidentally broke the plates; Murray discarded the plates.[6]
37 11 "The Big Question / The Big Answer" George Chialtas
Robert Hughes
Tim Hill & Martin Olson Doug Lawrence January 28, 1996 (1996-01-28) 037

The Big Question: The first part of a two-part episode has Filburt finally asking Doctor Hutchison to marry him.

The Big Answer: A huge fight breaks out at the wedding, threatening Filburt and Hutch's marriage.

Murray described the episode as one of his favorite episodes.[3]
38 12 "An Elk for Heffer / Scrubbin' Down Under" George Chialtas
Robert Hughes
Tim Hill
George Maestri
Jeff "Swampy" Marsh
Timothy Berglund
February 11, 1996 (1996-02-11) 038

An Elk for Heffer: In order to be considered an adult, the Wolves tell Heffer to bring elk home for dinner, but ends up falling in love with it.

Scrubbin' Down Under: Rocko becomes a celebrity thanks to a little bit of spinach stuck in his teeth.
39 13 "Zanzibar / Fatal Contraption" Robert Hughes & Howy Parkins
Alan Smart
Tim Hill
Tim Hill & Joe Murray
Jeff "Swampy" Marsh
Timothy Berglund
April 21, 1996 (1996-04-21) 039

Zanzibar: This musical-style episode has the Rocko pitting the town citizens against Conglom-O and their pollution.

Fatal Contraption: Rocko becomes the owner of a possessed food processor.

Season 4 (1996)[edit]

Rocko's Modern Life season 4 episodes
No. in
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No. in
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Title Animation Director Story by Directed & Storyboard by Original air date Production
code
40 1 "With Friends Like These / Sailing the Seven Zzz's" Robert Hughes
George Chialtas
George Maestri Mark O'Hare
Robert McNally-Scull
July 8, 1996 (1996-07-08) 040

With Friends Like These: Rocko must choose between Filburt and Heffer to invite to a wrestling match.

Sailing the Seven Zzz's: Mr. Bighead, while sleepwalking, believes that he is a pirate and tries repeatedly to obtain a treasure map from Rocko.
41 2 "Pranksters / From Here to Maternity" George Chialtas
Robert Hughes
George Maestri
Martin Olson
Mark O'Hare
Robert McNally-Scull
July 9, 1996 (1996-07-09) 041

Pranksters: April Fool's day arrives in O-Town and Filburt becomes the butt of Rocko and Heffer's pranks. But things change when a relative of Rocko's is expected to visit.

From Here to Maternity: Filburt and Hutch are expecting babies!
42 3 "Ed Good, Rocko Bad / Teed Off" Alan Smart
Robert Hughes
George Maestri
Tim Hill
Jeff "Swampy" Marsh
Mark O'Hare
July 10, 1996 (1996-07-10) 042

Ed Good, Rocko Bad: Ed Bighead and Rocko campaign against each other for city dog catcher.

Teed Off: Ed's boss invites Ed to a game of golf. Ed is told to let Mr. Dupette win, but Heffer has other ideas.
43 4 "Wimp on the Barby / Yarnbenders" George Chialtas
Howy Parkins
Martin Olson
Tim Hill
Robert McNally-Scull
Jeff Myers
July 11, 1996 (1996-07-11) 043

Wimp on the Barby: Rocko's old grade-school bully stops by for a visit.

Yarnbenders: Filburt is ill, so Rocko and Heffer spin up some wild fairy tales to help him feel better.
44 5 "Mama's Boy / Feisty Geist" George Chialtas
Robert Hughes
George Maestri
Tim Hill
Mark O'Hare
Jeff "Swampy" Marsh
July 12, 1996 (1996-07-12) 044

Mama's Boy: Heffer moves out and gets a job, but he soon learns that his roommates wild lifestyle is having a negative influence.

Feisty Geist: After a visit to a spirit reader, Heffer is plagued by a spirit of his own.
45 6 "S.W.A.K. / Magic Meatball" Alan Smart
Howy Parkins
Martin Olson
Tim Hill & George Maestri
Jeff Myers
Mark O'Hare
July 15, 1996 (1996-07-15) 045

S.W.A.K.: Rocko sends a love letter, but when he thinks she has a boyfriend, he tries to get it back.

Magic Meatball: Ed Bighead, under pressure at the job, turns to using a Magic 8-Ball to make executive decisions.
46 7 "Closet Clown / Seat to Stardom" George Chialtas
Robert Hughes
Tim Hill & Stephen Hillenburg
Tim Hill
Robert McNally-Scull
Jeff Myers
July 16, 1996 (1996-07-16) 046

Closet Clown: Ed Bighead tries to hide his secret identity, Ed the Clown.

Seat to Stardom: Rocko becomes a famous underwear model, "Wedgie Boy." The lack of free time strains his friendship with Heffer.
47 8 "The High Five of Doom / Fly Burgers" Pete Michels
Howy Parkins
Martin Olson
George Maestri
Jeff "Swampy" Marsh
Jeff Myers
July 17, 1996 (1996-07-17) 047

The High Five of Doom: Filburt is suspected of being an alien.

Fly Burgers: Flecko the fly sues Rocko.
48 9 "Heff in a Handbasket / Wallaby on Wheels" Alan Smart
Howy Parkins
Martin Olson & Stephen Hillenburg
Tim Hill
Robert McNally-Scull
Jeff "Swampy" Marsh & Dan Povenmire
July 18, 1996 (1996-07-18) 048

Heff in a Handbasket: Heffer once again meets up with that inept devil, Peaches, after Heffer sells his soul to be on a game show.

Wallaby on Wheels: Falling in love with a roller-skater, Rocko tries to impress her by running a dangerous obstacle course.
49 10 "Dumbells / Rug Birds" Robert Hughes
George Chialtas
George Maestri & Stephen Hillenburg
Tim Hill
Robert McNally-Scull
Jeff Myers
July 19, 1996 (1996-07-19) 049

Dumbells: Rocko and Gladys the Hippo lady get arrested after a game of Ding Dong Ditch gets out of hand.

Rug Birds: Filburt takes Rocko on a bird wig-snatching hunt.
50 11 "Hypno-Puppy Luv / Driving Mrs. Wolfe" Howy Parkins
Alan Smart
Martin Olson
Veronica Alicino
Jeff Myers
Dan Povenmire
October 8, 1996 (1996-10-08) 050

Hypno-Puppy Luv: Heffer hypnotizes Rocko.

Driving Mrs. Wolfe: Virginia Wolfe, Heffer's mother, asks Rocko to teach her to drive.
51 12 "Put to Pasture / Future Schlock" George Chialtas
Robert Hughes
Tim Hill & Stephen Hillenburg Mark O'Hare
Robert McNally-Scull
October 10, 1996 (1996-10-10) 051

Put to Pasture: With Heffer seriously ill, Rocko flashes back to their youth.

Future Schlock: 17 years into the future, Filburt's children ask Filburt the meaning of a banana which they found in a refrigerator.
52 13 "Turkey Time / Floundering Fathers" Alan Smart
Howy Parkins
Tim Hill, George Maestri, & Stephen Hillenburg
George Maestri
Mark O'Hare
Jeff "Swampy" Marsh
November 24, 1996 (1996-11-24) 052

Turkey Time: Thanksgiving in O-Town, and Rocko tries to save the turkeys.

Floundering Fathers: The group spin tales about who really founded O-Town.

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