The BEST Episodes of Rocko's Modern Life

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 14, 2019

Network: Nickelodeon

Rocko is a wallaby who has emigrated to America from Australia. He lives in O-Town and tries to get through life but, of course, comes across a multitude of dilemmas and misadventures he must get through. Other characters include Rocko's best friend, Heffer, a steer who has been raised by wolves, Filbert, a paranoid hypochondriac turtle, Rocko's faithful (but none-too-bright) dog Spunky, and Ed Bighead who detests Rocko and hates having him for a next door neighbor. On this show, Rocko has such adventures as trying to adapt to a new vacuum cleaner, having Heffer move in temporarily after his parents kick him out, and going to a movie theater.

Uniform Behavior

#1 - Uniform Behavior

Season 2 - Episode 15

Heffer becomes a security guard and finds it isn't all he expected it to be, in fact, it's quite scary.

star 9.43
67 votes
Writers: Jeff Myers, Madstone Theater, Mark O'Hare, Martin Olsen, Stephen Hillenburg, Timothy Berglund
Day of the Flecko

#2 - Day of the Flecko

Season 2 - Episode 19

A pesky bug (the flecko) tries to keep Rocko awake.

star 9.37
67 votes
Writers: Jeff Myers, Joe Murray, Mark O'Hare, Martin Olsen, Stephen Hillenburg, Tim Hill, Timothy Berglund
Junk Junkies

#3 - Junk Junkies

Season 2 - Episode 18

Rocko has to raise money so he has a garage sale. He finds that his old belongings mean more to him than he thought and he can't sell anything.

star 9.37
70 votes
Writers: Jeff Myers, Joe Murray, Mark O'Hare, Martin Olsen, Stephen Hillenburg, Tim Hill, Timothy Berglund
Hair Licked

#4 - Hair Licked

Season 2 - Episode 16

Rocko is getting his picture taken for the O-Town newspaper. Unfortunately, it's a bad hair day and he needs help.

star 9.37
71 votes
Born to Spawn

#5 - Born to Spawn

Season 2 - Episode 14

Filburt comes of age and must go to the islands to spawn. He doesn't want to, for fear of growing up. Filburt cannot resist his urges and finds that growing up isn't so bad.

star 9.34
67 votes
Writers: Jeff Myers, Madstone Theater, Mark O'Hare, Martin Olsen, Stephen Hillenburg, Timothy Berglund
Cruisin'

#6 - Cruisin'

Season 2 - Episode 13

A.) Rocko and Heffer get stuck on a senior citizen cruise with Heffer's Grandpa. After a trip through the Bermuda Triangle they learn what it's like to be old and have a new founded respect for the aged.

star 9.34
68 votes
Writers: Jeff Myers, Timothy Berglund
Eyes Capades

#7 - Eyes Capades

Season 2 - Episode 23

Rocko is competing in the Jack Hammer finals, but has a problem with his eyesight.

star 9.32
69 votes
Writers: Andy Houts, Dan Povenmire, Jeff Myers, Jeff Swampy Marsh, Joe Murray, Tim Hill, Timothy Berglund
Short Story

#8 - Short Story

Season 2 - Episode 22

Rocko feels very short until he does something very big.

star 9.31
68 votes
Writers: Andy Houts, Dan Povenmire, Jeff Myers, Jeff Swampy Marsh, Joe Murray, Tim Hill, Timothy Berglund
Rocko's Happy Sack

#9 - Rocko's Happy Sack

Season 1 - Episode 21

Rocko tries to make it to the local supermarket in time for a massive 99%-off sale.

star 9.30
43 votes
Writers: Don Spencer, Joe Murray, Kevin O'Brien, Nichole Poinski, Raymond Johnson, Roger Chiasson, Ron Hauge, Timothy Berglund
Hut Sut Raw

#10 - Hut Sut Raw

Season 2 - Episode 11

Rocko, Filburt, and Heffer go camping.

star 9.28
74 votes
Writers: George Maestri, Jeff Myers, Joe Murray, Martin Olsen, Mr. Lawrence, Robert McNally-Scull, Tim Hill, Timothy Berglund
Snowballs

#11 - Snowballs

Season 2 - Episode 20

Rocko has to deliver comic books over the snowy mountain. Heffer and Rocko decide to spend the extra time (and money) doing a little skiing.

star 9.28
69 votes
Writers: Dan Povenmire, George Maestri, Jeff Swampy Marsh, Mark O'Hare, Stephen Hillenburg, Tim Hill
Unbalanced Load

#12 - Unbalanced Load

Season 1 - Episode 26

Rocko decides that it's finally time to take a trip to the ol' laundromat (since some of his clothes are beginning to actually get up and walk around the room!)

star 9.26
43 votes
Writers: George Maestri, Jeff Myers, Joe Murray, Nick Jennings, Roger Chiasson, Ron Hauge, Timothy Berglund, Vince Calandra
Commuted Sentence

#13 - Commuted Sentence

Season 2 - Episode 9

Rocko's car gets impounded and he has to rely on public transportation to get to work.

star 9.24
78 votes
Writers: Dan Povenmire, Jeff Swampy Marsh, Joe Murray, Mark O'Hare, Martin Olsen, Stephen Hillenburg, Tim Hill
 Flu-In-U-Enza

#14 - Flu-In-U-Enza

Season 1 - Episode 22

Rocko becomes sick with the flu, and if he doesn't get better soon, he'll miss the chance to go to the big WWWWF wrestling show.

star 9.24
42 votes
Writers: Don Spencer, Joe Murray, Kevin O'Brien, Nichole Poinski, Raymond Johnson, Roger Chiasson, Ron Hauge, Timothy Berglund
Popcorn Pandemonium

#15 - Popcorn Pandemonium

Season 1 - Episode 14

Rocko would love to be able to go to a drive-in movie, but it looks like he'll have to settle for the huge matinee complex at the mall. He and Heffer go there, and experience first-hand the ""modern movie-going experience"".

star 9.23
77 votes
Writers: Dan Povenmire, Jeff Myers, Jeff Swampy Marsh, Martin Olsen, Timothy Berglund, Vince Calandra
Kiss Me, I'm Foreign

#16 - Kiss Me, I'm Foreign

Season 2 - Episode 12

Rocko is erroneously going to be deported, so Filburt marries him in order for Rocko to stay in the country.

star 9.23
71 votes
Writers: George Maestri, Jeff Myers, Joe Murray, Martin Olsen, Mr. Lawrence, Robert McNally-Scull, Tim Hill, Timothy Berglund
Rocko's Modern Christmas

#17 - Rocko's Modern Christmas

Season 2 - Episode 10

The Elves move in next door to Rocko. Rocko invites everyone, including the Elves, to Rocko's Christmas party. When Ed Bighead spreads a nasty rumor about the Elves, nobody shows up.

star 9.18
74 votes
Writers: Joe Murray, Martin Olsen, Mr. Lawrence, Robert McNally-Scull, Tim Hill
Who's For Dinner?

#18 - Who's For Dinner?

Season 1 - Episode 23

Heffer invites Rocko over to his parents' house for dinner. There, Rocko sees just how dysfunctional a family can be. After Rocko tells Heffer that he is actually adopted, he sadly runs away to find his biological family.

star 9.13
46 votes
Writers: Dan Povenmire, Joe D. Suggs, Joe Murray, Mr. Lawrence, Ron Hauge, Stephen Hillenburg, Vince Calandra
Canned

#19 - Canned

Season 1 - Episode 16

Rocko gets fired from his job at a huge Comic Book emporium, and subsequently sets out to seek other avenues of employment. He eventually lands a job at Conglom-O, where Ed Bighead is eager to place him in a dangerous occupation - as a product tester.

star 9.13
78 votes
Writers: George Maestri, Jeff Swampy Marsh, Joe Murray, Mr. Lawrence, Nick Jennings, Robert McNally-Scull, Stephen Hillenburg
Road Rash

#20 - Road Rash

Season 2 - Episode 7

Rocko and Heffer go on a road trip.

star 9.13
79 votes
Writers: Dan Povenmire, George Maestri, Jeff Swampy Marsh, Joe Murray, Martin Olsen, Mr. Lawrence, Robert McNally-Scull
She's the Toad

#21 - She's the Toad

Season 2 - Episode 3

Ed has a nervous breakdown right before a big proposal is due. Bev writes the proposal and then makes an Ed costume that Heffer and Filburt wear to give the speech.

star 9.12
77 votes
Writers: Dan Povenmire, George Maestri, Jeff Swampy Marsh, Martin Olsen, Mr. Lawrence, Robert McNally-Scull, Vince Calandra
Sand In Your Navel

#22 - Sand In Your Navel

Season 1 - Episode 18

Rocko and Spunky take a trip to the beach, in order to avoid a day of brutal heat.

star 9.08
48 votes
Writers: Jeff Myers, Joe Murray, Mr. Lawrence, Roger Chiasson, Timothy Berglund, Vince Calandra
Love Spanked

#23 - Love Spanked

Season 1 - Episode 24

Rocko tries to get over his crush on his beautiful next-door-neighbor, Melba. Heffer tries to help by setting Rocko up with an assortment of dates (via personals ads), but each and every one of them ends in disaster.

star 9.05
44 votes
Writers: Dan Povenmire, Joe D. Suggs, Joe Murray, Mr. Lawrence, Ron Hauge, Stephen Hillenburg, Vince Calandra
Rinse and Spit

#24 - Rinse and Spit

Season 1 - Episode 20

Filburt cons Rocko into being his patient for a big dentristry exam he has to take.

star 9.04
48 votes
Writers: George Maestri, Joe Murray, Mark O'Hare, Martin Olsen, Mr. Lawrence, Robert McNally-Scull, Stephen Hillenburg, Vince Calandra
Clean Lovin'

#25 - Clean Lovin'

Season 1 - Episode 25

Spunky becomes romantically smitten with an old rag mop, despite Rocko's constant attempts to dissolve the unhealthy ""romance"".

star 9.02
47 votes
Writers: George Maestri, Jeff Myers, Joe Murray, Nick Jennings, Roger Chiasson, Ron Hauge, Timothy Berglund, Vince Calandra