When Rita is called for jury duty and Jay, after much of Rita's nagging, joins a committee that turns out to be just an excuse for dads to watch sports, they enjoy how relaxing their new responsibilities are and realize they need to make free time a priority. Much to Rita's dismay, Hallie and Kip become vegetarians.
Episode Viewers and Ratings
Season 1 Episode 10 of Rita Rocks resulted in a 0.00 rating in the 18-49 demographic.
Rita is an overworked wife and mother in the middle of a full blown identity crisis. Trying to maintain romance with her husband Jay, juggling the demands of her nine-year-old daughter Shannon, disciplining her defiant, teenage daughter Hallie and her ever-present boyfriend Kip, and being passed over for a promotion at work; Rita is at her wit's end.
In search of "youthful" Rita, she dusts off her old guitar and forms a garage band with her nosey postal carrier Patty and unemployed neighbour Owen, in the hopes of putting that spark back in her life.