Rita Rocks

Lifetime (ended 2009)




Episode Guide

  • Season 2
    • Born in The U.S.A
      Episode 20
      The band finally lands their first regular paying gig, and Rita is determined to perform, despite being 9 months pregnant.
    • 11/30/09
      Rita and Patti submit an application for Kip to a performing-arts school without him knowing, and he manages to get an audition. Everyone is excited, except for Hallie, who is upset to learn that it is a boarding school and believes that her mom is trying to keep her and Kip apart.moreless
    • The Jealous Kind
      Episode 18
      Pregnant Rita's self-esteem takes a nosedive when she meets Jay's new gorgeous co-worker, Stephanie. Jay assures Rita that he only has eyes for his wife. But when Rita bumps into Stephanie at Jay's office, Stephanie innocently reveals how often Jay comes to her with problems, including his recent concerns about having a third child. Meanwile, sparks fly between Hallie and Kip when they go on a double date with Mitchell and Allison.moreless
    • Jingle All the Way
      Episode 17
      Rita and Patti enter a contest to write a new jingle for a chicken company. Meanwhile, Patti goes to her high-school reunion with Chuck in order to make her ex-husband jealous.
    • 11/23/09
      When Rita's PTA nemesis, Jennifer shows up at Bed and Bath Max blubbering about being broke and her husband running off with their maid, Rita helps her get a job at the store. Jennifer is somewhat useless so Rita finds herself picking up much of her slack. Rita's frustration mounts when she finds out Jennifer has been manipulating other employees to do her work and has also volunteered to take over for Rita during her maternity leave. When Rita confronts her, Jennifer berates the other employees, admits she is after Rita's job and evenutally, Mr. Abir's, too!moreless
    • 11/16/09
      Marilyn kindly offers to look after the girls so Rita and Jay can have a relaxing weekend. But while he is out shopping for things for the trip, Jay sees Marilyn flirting with a man that isn't her husband.
    • Shower the People
      Episode 14
      Marilyn wants to help Patti in planning Rita's baby shower; however, the two cannot agree on anything. To keep the peace, Rita decides to plan the part herself.
    • Anchors Aweigh
      Episode 13
      When Rita goes out of town on business she leaves Marilyn and Jay in charge, but she wishes she hadn't when Jay and Marilyn's fighting leads to Rita's guitar being stolen.
    • 11/9/09
      When Rita's judgemental mother announces that she is coming for a visit, she begins doing excessive house-cleaning and hiding of junk food. But when she arrives with a much more relaxed attitude, Rita assumes that something is up.
    • 11/2/09
      Hallie and Kip try to reconcile their friendship although they are no longer a couple. Meanwhile, Rita and Jay become friends with the parents of Shannon's classmate Brianna, but they are caught in an awkward situation when Shannon decides to end her friendship with her.
    • Bad Company
      Episode 10
      Rita and Patty get into a fight after an audition goes sour. Meanwhile Hallie goes to a college party without Rita's permission after being told by Patty's son to pursue higher education, which leads Rita and Patty to reconcile in order to find her.
    • Vogue
      Episode 9
      Rita is inspired by budding-designer Hallie to plan a fashion-show fundraiser, but get discouraged when she sees the dress Hallie has made for her. Meanwhile, Shannon asks Jay for help with learning how to stack cups, but he takes the role way to far.
    • 10/26/09
      Shannon's teacher advises Rita and Jay to enroll her in a school for gifted children. Rita tells Hallie to participate in a breast cancer walkathon to keep her mind off of being single.
    • Mr. Bassman
      Episode 7
      Rita argues with the new neighbor Chuck because he plays loud music at all hours of the night. When Patty learns that Chuck is a bass player, she invites him to join the band, but to an unsatisfactory result.
    • 10/13/09
      To avoid sharing a room with the baby, Hallie decides to move into the attic. In order to clear out all of the junk, the family holds a garage sale. Meanwhile, Jay accidentally learns the baby's gender.
    • 10/9/09
      Rita decides to play matchmaker for Patty, who says that she isn't ready to settle down. In order to show her that all marriages aren't simply routine, she goes clubbing with Jay and makes sure that Patty is a witness to their married night out.
    • 10/8/09
      Rita and Patty give Owen a makeover in order to boost his confidence for an upcoming job interview. Meanwhile, Hallie asks Rita to kick Kip out of her band.
    • 10/7/09
      Rita fears her boss's reaction to the news of her pregnancy. Those fears are heightened when they give her a promotion before she can tell them the news. Meanwhile, Shannon applies for a scholarship for a space camp.
    • 10/6/09
      Rita accidentally tells Kip that Hallie plans to go to a concert with a new coworker. Meanwhile, Patti, who son just left for college, is spending too much time with Jay for his liking.
    • 10/5/09
      When Rita takes Hallie to the doctor to discuss birth-control options, she makes the shocking discovery that she is pregnant.
  • Season 1