The Best Episodes of Rocko's Modern Life

Last Updated: Nov 3, 2018

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 9.29
7 votes
Writers: Martin Olsen, Stephen Hillenburg, Mark O'Hare, Timothy Berglund, Jeff Myers, Madstone Theater
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Camera Shy

#2 - Camera Shy

Season 3 - Episode 8

While helping Rocko make a video for his parents, Heffer and Filburt shoot footage of Rocko sleepwalking naked. When they give the footage to the Chameleon Brothers for editing, they edit together an Art-House video centering on Rocko's nakedness.

star 9.25
8 votes
Writers: Stephen Hillenburg
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Teed Off

#3 - Teed Off

Season 4 - Episode 6

Heffer helps Mr. Bighead win a golf game that has been rigged in Mr. Dupette's favor.

star 9.17
6 votes
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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 9.00
10 votes
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Fatal Contraption

#5 - Fatal Contraption

Season 3 - Episode 25

Rocko's food processing purchase wreaks havoc with his life.

star 9.00
5 votes
Writers:
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Day of the Flecko

#6 - Day of the Flecko

Season 2 - Episode 19

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

star 8.86
7 votes
Writers: Tim Hill, Joe Murray, Stephen Hillenburg, Mark O'Hare, Martin Olsen, Timothy Berglund, Jeff Myers
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Fly Burgers

#7 - Fly Burgers

Season 4 - Episode 16

Rocko loses a frivolous law suit to Flecko the fly.

star 8.80
5 votes
Junk Junkies

#8 - 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 8.80
10 votes
Writers: Tim Hill, Joe Murray, Stephen Hillenburg, Mark O'Hare, Martin Olsen, Timothy Berglund, Jeff Myers
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Maniac Mechanic

#9 - Maniac Mechanic

Season 3 - Episode 11

Rocko's car dies, becomes reborn, and wins the big O-Town race.

star 8.75
8 votes
Writers: Stephen Hillenburg
Gutter Balls

#10 - Gutter Balls

Season 2 - Episode 17

Ed Bighead will do anything to win the championship trophy. He commissions Rocko, Heffer, and Filburt to play against his woman's auxiliary team.

star 8.75
8 votes
Cruisin'

#11 - 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 8.75
8 votes
Writers: Timothy Berglund, Jeff Myers
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The Lounge Singer

#12 - The Lounge Singer

Season 2 - Episode 2

Filburt becomes a famous lounge singer with the help of motivational tapes.

star 8.74
22 votes
Writers: George Maestri, Vince Calandra, Martin Olsen, Jeff Swampy Marsh, Dan Povenmire, Mr. Lawrence, Robert McNally-Scull
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Schnit-Heads

#13 - Schnit-Heads

Season 3 - Episode 4

Heffer becomes the latest ""sausage club"" member.

star 8.71
7 votes
Writers: Stephen Hillenburg
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Born to Spawn

#14 - 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 8.71
7 votes
Writers: Martin Olsen, Stephen Hillenburg, Mark O'Hare, Timothy Berglund, Jeff Myers, Madstone Theater
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Commuted Sentence

#15 - Commuted Sentence

Season 2 - Episode 9

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

star 8.69
13 votes
Writers: Martin Olsen, Tim Hill, Joe Murray, Stephen Hillenburg, Mark O'Hare, Jeff Swampy Marsh, Dan Povenmire
Rocko's Happy Vermin

#16 - Rocko's Happy Vermin

Season 3 - Episode 12

Ed's ""bug prisoners"" escape to Rocko's to live the better, and uneaten, life.

star 8.67
3 votes
Writers: Stephen Hillenburg
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Tooth and Nail

#17 - Tooth and Nail

Season 3 - Episode 18

Rocko is forced to confront his nail-biting problem.

star 8.67
6 votes
Writers: Stephen Hillenburg
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Hut Sut Raw

#18 - Hut Sut Raw

Season 2 - Episode 11

Rocko, Filburt, and Heffer go camping.

star 8.67
12 votes
Writers: Tim Hill, Joe Murray, George Maestri, Martin Olsen, Timothy Berglund, Jeff Myers, Mr. Lawrence, Robert McNally-Scull
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The High-Five of Doom

#19 - The High-Five of Doom

Season 4 - Episode 15

Rocko and Heffer think that Filburt is an alien who vaporizes Earthlings by high-fiving them.

star 8.67
6 votes
Driving Mrs. Wolfe

#20 - Driving Mrs. Wolfe

Season 4 - Episode 22

Virginia talks Rocko into teaching her how to drive.

star 8.60
5 votes
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Boob Tubed

#21 - Boob Tubed

Season 2 - Episode 8

Rocko buys a new entertainment system and Heffer gets sucked into it.

star 8.53
15 votes
Writers: Martin Olsen, Tim Hill, Joe Murray, Stephen Hillenburg, Mark O'Hare, Jeff Swampy Marsh, Dan Povenmire
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Fish-N-Chumps

#22 - Fish-N-Chumps

Season 3 - Episode 7

Rocko, Heffer, and Filburt experience bad luck on a fishing trip -- including a pair of fish ""fishermen"" who try to bait the trio.

star 8.50
12 votes
Writers: Stephen Hillenburg
Hypno-Puppy Luv

#23 - Hypno-Puppy Luv

Season 4 - Episode 21

Rocko thinks he's a dog after Heffer hypnotizes him.

star 8.50
6 votes
Future Schlock

#24 - Future Schlock

Season 4 - Episode 24

While exploring Rocko's old home, Filburt's sons, in the future now grown up, find a banana in the fridge. They go to their father, now aged, to explain the story behind the banana in the fridge. In flashbacks, we learn that Conglom-O had put Ed Bighead in charge of a experiment monkey. Rocko and Heffer found out, and tried to save the chimp.

star 8.50
6 votes
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Belch of Destiny

#25 - Belch of Destiny

Season 3 - Episode 2

When Heffer discover his talent of burping, he goes to the talent show. He wins, with the prize being a trip to Astro-Camp in outer space, but Heffer's dad won't let him go, since he thinks that burping his way to Astro-Camp is ridiculous.

star 8.45
11 votes
Writers: Vince Calandra, Martin Olsen, Jeff Myers, Kevin O'Brien, Roger Chiasson, Don Spencer
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