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The Best Episodes of Rocko's Modern Life

Every episode of Rocko's Modern Life ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Rocko's Modern Life!

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.

Genres:AnimationSci-Fi & FantasyComedy
Network:Nickelodeon

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "Rocko's Modern Life" is "Schnit-heads", rated 8.6/10 from 109 user votes. It was directed by Timothy Bjorklund and written by Tim Hill. "Schnit-heads" aired on 10/29/1995 and is rated 0.0 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Old Fogey Froggy".

  • Schnit-heads
    8.6/10 109 votes

    #1 - Schnit-heads

    Season 3 Episode 4 - Aired 1995-10-29

    Heffer falls into a sausage-worshiping cult.

    Director: Timothy Bjorklund

    Writer: Tim Hill

  • Old Fogey Froggy
    8.6/10 173 votes

    #2 - Old Fogey Froggy

    Season 3 Episode 10 - Aired 1995-11-19

    When Ed feels youth slipping away, he tries to become friends with Rocko, Heffer and Filburt.

    Director: Stephen Hillenburg

    Writer: Tim Hill, George Maestri

  • Keeping Up with the Bigheads
    8.4/10 148 votes

    #3 - Keeping Up with the Bigheads

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 1993-10-03

    Ed Bighead wants to dispose of Rocko, so he tips off a home inspector about Rocko's messiness, so Rocko must clean up before the inspector arrives.

    Director: Stephen Hillenburg

    Writer: Vince Calandra

  • Jet Scream
    8.3/10 151 votes

    #4 - Jet Scream

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 1993-09-26

    Rocko and Heffer experience the ups and downs of traveling by airplane.

    Director: Stephen Hillenburg

    Writer: Vince Calandra

  • I Have No Son!
    8.3/10 115 votes

    #5 - I Have No Son!

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 1994-09-25

    Rocko discovers that the Bigheads have a son, and he sets off to find him and bring him back.

    Director: Mr. Lawrence, Stephen Hillenburg

    Writer: Joe Murray, Martin Olson

  • Boob Tubed
    8.3/10 114 votes

    #6 - Boob Tubed

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 1994-11-06

    Rocko purchases a big screen television and Heffer loses his brain inside of it.

    Director: Stephen Hillenburg

    Writer: Martin Olson

  • The Emperor's New Joe
    8.3/10 104 votes

    #7 - The Emperor's New Joe

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 1995-10-29

    The story of the Chameleon Brothers and their coffee scandal in the old country of Balzack.

    Director: Stephen Hillenburg

    Writer: Stephen Hillenburg, Mark O'Hare, George Maestri

  • Bedfellows
    8.2/10 136 votes

    #8 - Bedfellows

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 1993-09-19

    Heffer moves in with Rocko after his parents rent Heffer's room out to vermin to make money after Heffer's dad gets laid off from his job.

    Director: Stephen Hillenburg

    Writer: Nick Jennings, George Maestri

  • Skid Marks
    8.2/10 142 votes

    #9 - Skid Marks

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 1993-10-03

    When Rocko gets puled over by the police because his gas cap is missing, his car gets into the pound and he has to go through driving school all over again, where Rocko is repeatedly warned not to have "the fat guy" as an instructor.

    Director: Mr. Lawrence

    Writer: Martin Olson

  • Camera Shy
    8.2/10 88 votes

    #10 - Camera Shy

    Season 3 Episode 8 - Aired 1995-11-12

    Heffer and Filburt secretly video tape Rocko, and the movie turns into an underground hit, even winning an award at a film festival.

    Director: Mr. Lawrence

    Writer: Tim Hill

  • Teed Off
    8.2/10 90 votes

    #11 - Teed Off

    Season 4 Episode 6 - Aired 1996-07-10

    Ed's boss invites Ed to a game of golf. Ed is told to let Mr. Dupette win, but Heffer has other ideas.

    Director: Mark O'Hare

    Writer: Tim Hill

  • The Lounge Singer
    8.1/10 94 votes

    #12 - The Lounge Singer

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 1994-10-09

    Filburt realizes his dream of becoming a lounge singer.

    Director: Jeff 'Swampy' Marsh

    Writer: George Maestri

  • She's the Toad
    8.1/10 103 votes

    #13 - She's the Toad

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 1994-10-09

    After writing a proposal for her sick husband's presentation, Mrs. Bighead is hired as an executive at Conglomo-O

    Director: Mr. Lawrence

    Writer: Vince Calandra, Martin Olson

  • Hut Sut Raw
    8.1/10 87 votes

    #14 - Hut Sut Raw

    Season 2 Episode 11 - Aired 1994-12-04

    Rocko, Heffer and Filburt go camping.

    Director: Timothy Bjorklund

    Writer: Joe Murray, Tim Hill

  • Belch of Destiny
    8.1/10 86 votes

    #15 - Belch of Destiny

    Season 3 Episode 2 - Aired 1995-10-22

    Heffer has a unique talent which embarrasses Heffer's father.

    Director: Stephen Hillenburg

    Writer: Martin Olson

  • From Here to Maternity
    8.1/10 86 votes

    #16 - From Here to Maternity

    Season 4 Episode 4 - Aired 1996-07-09

    Filburt and Hutch are expecting babies!

    Director: Robert Scull

    Writer: Martin Olson

  • S.W.A.K.
    8.1/10 86 votes

    #17 - S.W.A.K.

    Season 4 Episode 11 - Aired 1996-07-15

    Rocko tries to get a love letter back that was intended for his mail carrier.

    Director: Jeff Myers

    Writer: Martin Olson

  • Magic Meatball
    8.1/10 90 votes

    #18 - Magic Meatball

    Season 4 Episode 12 - Aired 1996-07-15

    Ed Bighead, under pressure at the job, turns to using a Magic 8-Ball to make executive decisions.

    Director: Mark O'Hare

    Writer: Tim Hill, George Maestri

  • Leap Frogs
    8.0/10 136 votes

    #19 - Leap Frogs

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 1993-09-19

    When Bev Bighead feels unloved by her husband Ed, she invites Rocko over to do chores and tries to seduce him.

    Director: Mr. Lawrence

    Writer: Vince Calandra

  • Pipe Dreams
    8.0/10 99 votes

    #20 - Pipe Dreams

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 1994-10-02

    When Rock's toilet is too clogged to flush, he and Heffer try to fix the problem themselves.

    Director: Stephen Hillenburg

    Writer: Stephen Hillenburg, Mark O'Hare, George Maestri

  • Tickled Pinky
    8.0/10 99 votes

    #21 - Tickled Pinky

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 1994-10-02

    Rocko has to have his appendix removed.

    Director: Jeff 'Swampy' Marsh

    Writer: Martin Olson

  • Commuted Sentence
    8.0/10 94 votes

    #22 - Commuted Sentence

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 1994-11-06

    Rocko's car is impounded which causes him to continually be late for work.

    Director: Jeff 'Swampy' Marsh

    Writer: Joe Murray, Tim Hill

  • Rocko's Modern Christmas
    8.0/10 93 votes

    #23 - Rocko's Modern Christmas

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 1994-12-01

    Rocko invites everyone, including the Elves, over for Christmas, but Ed Bighead spreads rumors about the Elves, which ruins the party.

    Director: Mr. Lawrence

    Writer: Joe Murray, Tim Hill, Martin Olson, Mr. Lawrence, Robert Scull

  • Manic Mechanic
    8.0/10 87 votes

    #24 - Manic Mechanic

    Season 3 Episode 11 - Aired 1995-12-03

    Rocko's car breaks down, but Filburt can bring it back to life.

    Director: Jeff 'Swampy' Marsh

    Writer: Tim Hill

  • Yarnbenders
    8.0/10 85 votes

    #25 - Yarnbenders

    Season 4 Episode 8 - Aired 1996-07-11

    Filburt is ill, so Rocko and Heffer spin up some wild fairy tales to help him feel better.

    Director: Jeff Myers

    Writer: Tim Hill