The Hard Times of RJ Berger

Season 1 Episode 4

Here's to You Mrs. Robbins

Aired Sunday 11:00 PM Jun 28, 2010 on MTV - Music Television
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Episode Summary

RJ starts to work for the highly sexual Mrs. Robbins, in order to pay for a 16th birthday gift for Jenny. Meanwhile, he and Miles have a major falling out because of it, which they have to try to repair.

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    Jim Hanna

    Jim Hanna

    Bill Robbins

    Guest Star

    Lori Alan

    Lori Alan

    Linda Robbins

    Guest Star

    Mitchell Salberg

    Mitchell Salberg


    Guest Star

    Adam Cagley

    Adam Cagley

    Kevin Stern

    Recurring Role

    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


    • TRIVIA (0)

    • QUOTES (8)

      • (RJ's closing monologue, after Miles and he repair their friendship, RJ attends Jenny's Sweet 16 party.)
        RJ Berger: My name is RJ Berger, and it's good to have friends.

      • RJ Berger: S**t! Linda, she never gave me the necklace! I, I don't have a gift for Jenny!
        (Miles rummages around in his backpack and produces a sheet of paper that turns out to be the drawing RJ originally intended to give to Jenny.)
        RJ Berger: You pulled it out of the trash?
        Miles: Pissed off or not, I like the way you draw her boobs.
        RJ Berger: I mean come on, let's face it dude. (He says while giving Miles back his half of the BROS amulet.) We complete each other, in a totally non-gay way.

      • (After running into Jenny at the tennis club, she introduces herself to Mrs. Robbins.)
        Jenny: Hi, I'm Jenny.
        Mrs. Robbins: And I am jealous of your perky little boobies Jenny.

      • (After finding out that RJ took a job trimming hedges and mowing lawns for Jenny's Sweet 16 present.)
        Lily: Why didn't you tell me, I would have paid you to trim my hedges.
        Miles: You'd need a riding mower.

      • RJ Berger: I need $300 by the end of the week...
        RJ's Mom (Suzanne): Oh... Well... First of all, I know for a fact that you can get that done for under 100... But let me ask you... Have you and the young lady considered dropping it off at a fire station? Selling it to a nice gay couple?
        RJ Berger: Mom, mommommom... It's for Jenny Swanson's Sweet 16 gift...
        RJ's Mom (Suzanne): Oh! Oh, thank goodness RJ! You scared me half to death. THIS is not the ass of a grandmother!

      • (After finding out that RJ is going to give a sketch to Jenny for her birthday present.)
        Miles: Dude, girls like Jenny don't spread for stupid sketches. They wanna see price tags. You know you gotta spend that coin if you wanns get that loin.
        RJ Berger: Jenny's not superficial like that.
        Miles: Oh, right... She's with Max Owens because he's average looking and poor.

      • (RJ's opening monologue, after getting invited to Jenny's Sweet 16 party.)
        RJ Berger: My name is RJ Berger, and it's good to be invited.

      • (After find out that RJ will be attending Jenny's Sweet 16 party without him.)
        Miles: You skinny, double crossing, freak penis, Matza eating, four eyed, zit riddled... (The rest trails off as RJ's opening monologue begins.) I wanna choke your ass out and drown you in the toilet!

    • NOTES (5)

      • Audience - 895,000

      • Also Known As:

        Hard Times - USA (working title)
        Hard Times - Tempi duri per RJ Berger - Italy
        RJ Berger - Hard kor - Hungary
        Tiempos duros para RJ Berger- Spain

      • Production Companies - MTV/Remote Productions

      • Distributers - MTV Networks US, MTV Hungary

      • Music:

        'Give It Up' by Alex Roots

        'No Typical Thursday Night' by The Downtown Fiction

        'When You're Around' by The Downtown Fiction

        'Whatever Whatever Whatever Whatever' by The Forward

        'Closer' by Lapush

        'Dark Hearts' by The Queen Killing Kings

        'Apocalypto' by The Ringers

        'Drum Song' by The Temper Trap

        'Sunshine' by The Waking Hours

        'Hard On Me' by The Wildbirds

        'Back To Normal' by Zebrahead

    • ALLUSIONS (0)