The Ropers

The BEST episodes of The Ropers

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

This spinoff from "Three's Company" follows Stanley and Helen Roper, the owners of a new condo in a ritzy neighborhood. His neighbor, balding realtor Jeffrey P. Brooks III, felt that the earthy Roper was downgrading the neighborhood. Helen Roper, socially aspiring but ever frustrated by Stanley's crass ways, found a supporting friend in Jeffrey's wife, Anne.

Last Updated: 4/15/2022Network: ABC (US)
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Of Mice and Horses
star
7.60
5 votes

#1 - Of Mice and Horses

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 2/9/1980

Ethel attempts to retrieve a valuable horse-shaped vase from the Ropers.

Directors: Jack Shea
Moving On
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7.58
19 votes

#2 - Moving On

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/13/1979

Helen bugs Stanley into looking for a new house, though Stanley wants a mobile home. They end up purchasing a condo in Cheviot Hills, where the Brookeses are introduced.

The Party
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7.21
14 votes

#3 - The Party

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/15/1979

Stanley prepares a surprise birthday party for Helen with help from former tenants Jack, Janet and Chrissy. But when Jeffrey spies in on Janet and Chrissy giving Stanley disco lessons, he jumps to the wrong conclusion.

Directors: Jack Shea
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Jenny's Date
star
7.13
8 votes

#4 - Jenny's Date

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/2/1980

Stanley pays Brookes' nephew $50 to take Jenny out on a date.

Directors: Jack Shea
Opportunity Knocks
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7.10
10 votes

#5 - Opportunity Knocks

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/17/1979

Larry visits and tries to sell the Ropers a mobile home.

Directors: Dave Powers
Days of Beer and Rosie
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7.10
10 votes

#6 - Days of Beer and Rosie

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/22/1979

A man introduces himself as Stanley's son from an affair many years ago.

Directors: Jack Shea
Power Play
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7.10
10 votes

#7 - Power Play

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/29/1979

When the Ropers' electricity is cut off just before a visit from Helen's snobby sister, Stanley steals power from the Brookeses.

Directors: Jack Shea
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Your Money or Your Life
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7.07
15 votes

#8 - Your Money or Your Life

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/27/1979

Stanley thinks he's dying when results from his doctor don't come right away.

Directors: Dave Powers
And Who's Been Sleeping in My . . . ?
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7.00
8 votes

#9 - And Who's Been Sleeping in My . . . ?

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/26/1980

The Ropers find out that an 18-year-old woman has been living in their storeroom for weeks.

Friends and Neighbors
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6.95
19 votes

#10 - Friends and Neighbors

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/20/1979

Stanley locks himself out of the house in nothing but his underwear while Helen is attending a posh party next door.

Directors: Dave Powers
Puppy Love
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6.89
9 votes

#11 - Puppy Love

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/20/1979

Stanley loses the Ropers' dog and buys another one to try to calm Helen down.

Directors: Jack Shea
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Baby Talk
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6.78
9 votes

#12 - Baby Talk

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/6/1979

Stanley fears Helen will ignore him if they adopt a child. But when a social worker says they're to old to adopt, he raises her spirits by giving her a dog.

Directors: Jack Shea
Family Feud
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6.75
4 votes

#13 - Family Feud

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired 2/16/1980

The Ropers and Brookeses feud on David's and Helen's birthday.

The Other Man
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6.67
9 votes

#14 - The Other Man

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/15/1979

Helen creates a phony lover named Ramon to make Stanley jealous.

Directors: Jack Shea
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Four Letter Word
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6.67
6 votes

#15 - Four Letter Word

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired 5/8/1980

When Stanley goes to his brother-in-law Hubert's office to get a job, he finds two tickets for Hubert and his secretary to Acapulco.

Directors: Jack Shea
Pal Joey
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6.50
8 votes

#16 - Pal Joey

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/17/1979

When Stanley buys a new living-room suite from his friend Joey and has his old furniture hauled away, he finds out the furniture once belonged to Helen's sister, Ethel.

Directors: Jack Shea
The Skeleton
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6.50
10 votes

#17 - The Skeleton

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/1/1979

Jeffrey's hobo uncle comes for a visit.

Directors: Jack Shea
The Doris Letters
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6.45
11 votes

#18 - The Doris Letters

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/3/1979

Helen and Stanley visit a marriage counselor after Helen finds love letters that Stanley wrote to a mysterious woman named Doris.

Directors: Dave Powers
Odd Couples
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6.44
9 votes

#19 - Odd Couples

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/3/1979

When Stanley accidentally sets the Ropers' kitchen on fire, Brookes thinks the cause was faulty wiring. Fearing this may threaten condo sales, Brookes invites the Ropers to stay with his family.

Directors: Jack Shea
All Around the Clock
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6.38
8 votes

#20 - All Around the Clock

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/27/1979

For the Ropers' 23rd wedding anniversary, Stanley buys an antique clock. But Helen comes to believe it had been stolen from the Brookeses, so she sneaks into their condo to return the clock.

Directors: Jack Shea
Helen Makes Music
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6.38
8 votes

#21 - Helen Makes Music

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/24/1979

When Helen sells one of the townhouses, the Brookeses buy her an organ as commission.

Directors: Jack Shea
Mother's Wake
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6.38
8 votes

#22 - Mother's Wake

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired 5/15/1980

Mother Roper holds a wake at the Ropers' house to discuss her will, complete with presents.

Directors: Jack Shea
Old Flames
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6.29
7 votes

#23 - Old Flames

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired 3/15/1980

Stanley is jealous when Helen's old boyfriend wants to see her.

Directors: Jack Shea
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Two for the Road
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6.00
8 votes

#24 - Two for the Road

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/13/1979

Stanley and Jeffrey get drunk and are arrested after both have arguments with their spouses.

Directors: Jack Shea
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The Rummage Sale
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6.00
7 votes

#25 - The Rummage Sale

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired 5/1/1980

Stanley's men's magazines are accidentally donated to a church rummage sale.

Directors: Jack Shea