Highest Rated Titles With Bob Newhart


1. Newhart (1982–1990)
Episode: The Last Newhart (1990)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

9.5
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Japanese investors buy everything in town except the Stratford Inn and convert the town into a giant golf course.

Director: Dick Martin | Stars: Bob Newhart, Mary Frann, Peter Scolari, Julia Duffy

Votes: 272

2. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005–2015)
Episode: Final Show (2014)

TV-14 | 42 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

9.4
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Craig concludes his late night series with guest Jay Leno.

Stars: Craig Ferguson, Jay Leno, Drew Carey, Marion Cotillard

Votes: 56

3. The Bob Newhart Show 19th Anniversary Special (1991 TV Special)

60 min

9.3
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Director: Dick Martin | Stars: Bob Newhart, Suzanne Pleshette, Bill Daily, Peter Bonerz

Votes: 23

4. The Bob Newhart Show (1972–1978)
Episode: Over the River and Through the Woods (1975)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

9.2
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With Emily out of town, Bob spends Thanksgiving with Jerry and Mr Carlin watching a football game. They proceed to get drunk and try to order Moo Goo Gai Pan from a Chinese restaurant for dinner.

Director: James Burrows | Stars: Bob Newhart, Suzanne Pleshette, Peter Bonerz, Bill Daily

Votes: 66

5. The Big Bang Theory (2007– )
Episode: The Opening Night Excitation (2015)

TV-14 | 21 min | Comedy, Romance

9.2
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Leonard, Howard and Raj have to decide who will take their extra Star Wars movie ticket, while Sheldon plans something special for Amy's birthday.

Director: Mark Cendrowski | Stars: Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg

Votes: 3,066

6. Hot in Cleveland (2010–2015)
Episode: Vegas Baby/I Hate Goodbyes (2015)

TV-PG | 41 min | Comedy

9.2
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Joy and Bob's (Dave Foley) Paris wedding plans get derailed when they find out there's a baby available for adoption in Las Vegas. Everyone comes along, including Bob's dad (Bob Newhart) ... See full summary »

Director: Andy Cadiff | Stars: Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves, Wendie Malick, Betty White

Votes: 76

7. It's Garry Shandling's Show. (1986–1990)
Episode: The Last Show (1990)

Comedy

9.1
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There's a new guy at the condos. His name is "Death" and he has come for Garry because the show is ending.

Director: Roy London | Stars: Garry Shandling, Molly Cheek, Jessica Harper, Scott Nemes

Votes: 8

8. Svengoolie (1995– )

120 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

9.0
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An anthology of horror movies, named for its host, who introduces each movie, provides background info on the movie, and performs skits and jokes during intermissions.

Stars: Rich Koz, Kasia Januszewski, Gilbert Gottfried, Trace Beaulieu

Votes: 292

9. The Jack Paar Tonight Show (1957–1962)

105 min | Comedy, Family, Talk-Show

9.0
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Stars: Hugh Downs, Jose Melis, Jack Paar, Cliff Arquette

Votes: 120

10. Insight (1960–1984)
Episode: Packy (I) (1979)

Drama

9.0
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Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Jack Klugman, Bob Newhart, Larry Gelman, Steve Franken

Votes: 5

11. The Judy Garland Show (1963–1964)

60 min | Comedy, Music

8.9
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Stars: Judy Garland, Jerry Van Dyke, Bradford Craig, Mel Tormé

Votes: 231

12. The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (1956–1963)

60 min | Music

8.9
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Dinah hosted this hour-long weekly for seven years. It featured Dinah and guest stars in a variety of songs, skits, production numbers. Also featured: her "See the USA in your Chevrolet" song and her warm kiss to all in conclusion.

Stars: Dinah Shore, Janet Blair, John Raitt, Roy Rogers

Votes: 111

13. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)
Episode: Episode #14.60 (1975)

Comedy, Talk-Show

8.9
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Stars: Johnny Carson, Ronny Graham, Shirley MacLaine, Ed McMahon

Votes: 13

14. George & Leo (1997–1998)
Episode: The Nine Wives of Leo Wagonman (1998)

Comedy

8.9
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Director: Michael Lessac | Stars: Bob Newhart, Judd Hirsch, Jason Bateman, Robyn Lively

Votes: 9

15. The Simpsons (1989– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

8.8
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The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.

Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 294,157

16. The Carol Burnett Show (1967–1978)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Family

8.8
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Television show featuring skits by Carol Burnett and her comedy troupe.

Stars: Carol Burnett, Vicki Lawrence, Harvey Korman, Lyle Waggoner

Votes: 3,479

17. Fractured Flickers (1963– )

30 min | Comedy

8.8
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Take old movies, throw away any soundtracks, and add your own voices and sound effects to create comedy masterpieces.

Stars: Hans Conried, Paul Frees, June Foray, Rose Marie

Votes: 121

18. Here's Hollywood (1960–1962)

30 min | Talk-Show

8.8
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Hollywood celebrities are interviewed, often at their homes.

Stars: Dean Miller, Helen O'Connell, Jack Linkletter, Joanne Jordan

Votes: 72

19. Newhart (1982–1990)
Episode: Take Me to Your Loudon (1987)

TV-G | Comedy

8.8
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It's Halloween, and the townspeople believe the town is about to be invaded by aliens.

Director: Zane Buzby | Stars: Bob Newhart, Mary Frann, Peter Scolari, Julia Duffy

Votes: 34

20. What's My Line? (1950–1967)

30 min | Family, Game-Show

8.7
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Four panelists must determine guests' occupations - and, in the case of famous guests, while blindfolded, their identity - by asking only "yes" or "no" questions.

Stars: John Daly, Arlene Francis, Bennett Cerf, Dorothy Kilgallen

Votes: 1,024

21. The Hollywood Palace (1964–1970)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.7
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Various guest hosts present a musical variety show.

Stars: Bing Crosby, Milton Berle, Jimmy Durante, Sid Caesar

Votes: 144

22. The Jack Paar Program (1962–1965)

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.7
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This was a variety show, hosted by Jack Paar, that had live and filmed interviews with famous people; comedy and musical acts; and home movies of trips Paar took with his wife Miriam and ... See full summary »

Stars: Jack Paar, Jose Melis, Jim G. Lucas, Jonathan Winters

Votes: 73

23. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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A continuation of the dramatic anthology series Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955) hosted by the master of suspense and mystery.

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Hinton Pope, Jimmy Joyce, Lew Brown

Votes: 2,847

24. The Daily Show (1996– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.6
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Providing comedy/news in the tradition of TV Nation and SNL's Weekend Update, Comedy Central's Daily Show reports on the foibles and of the real world with a satirical edge. In addition to ... See full summary »

Stars: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver, Craig Kilborn

Votes: 37,747

25. The Dick Cavett Show (1968–1974)

90 min | Music, Talk-Show

8.6
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Daytime, primetime, then late-night talk and variety show. Often there was only one guest (GA Gov. Lester Maddox walked out angrily during one interview). Cavett was intelligent and witty, ... See full summary »

Stars: Dick Cavett, Bobby Rosengarden, Fred Foy, Muhammad Ali

Votes: 407

26. Laugh-In (1967–1973)
Episode: Episode #2.13 (1968)

TV-PG | Comedy, Music

8.6
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Director: Gordon Wiles | Stars: Dan Rowan, Dick Martin, Kate Smith, Vincent Price

Votes: 12

27. The Seventies (2015– )
Episode: Television Gets Real (2015)

Documentary, History

8.6
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As a reaction to the sugar-infused shows of the 60's, television in the 70's was radical, ground-breaking and experimental. Television got real.

Stars: Alan Alda, John Amos, Bea Arthur, Edward Asner

Votes: 84

28. Newhart (1982–1990)
Episode: Vermont Today (1984)

TV-G | Comedy

8.6
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A local TV station offers Dick his own public affairs show.

Director: John Tracy | Stars: Bob Newhart, Mary Frann, Steven Kampmann, Julia Duffy

Votes: 27

29. Don Rickles: One Night Only (2014 TV Special)

TV-MA | 120 min | Comedy

8.5
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Filmed live at the Apollo Theatre in New York, Don Rickles One Night Only, celebrates the life and career of Mr. Warmth; Don Rickles. The special is hosted by Jerry Sienfeld and features ... See full summary »

Directors: Joe DeMaio, Jeff Roe | Stars: Amber Heard, Johnny Depp, Allison Williams, Robert De Niro

Votes: 104

30. The David Frost Show (1969–1972)

90 min | Talk-Show

8.5
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American show featuring the popular British talk show host.

Stars: David Frost, Gerri Granger, Tiny Tim, Dana Valery

Votes: 108

31. The Librarians (2014– )
Episode: And the Wrath of Chaos (2017)

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.5
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The library is simultaneously infiltrated by DOSA and Apep; Flynn, Baird, Stone, Cassandra, Ezekiel and Jenkins must put aside their differences to save the library, the world and themselves.

Director: Marc Roskin | Stars: Rebecca Romijn, Christian Kane, Lindy Booth, John Harlan Kim

Votes: 168

32. Newhart (1982–1990)
Episode: Book Beat (1984)

TV-G | Comedy

8.5
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A guest-spot on a local cable TV show called Book Beat lands Dick a potential new career; Kirk convinces Joanna to star in a commercial for the Minuteman Café.

Director: Will Mackenzie | Stars: Bob Newhart, Mary Frann, Steven Kampmann, Julia Duffy

Votes: 29

33. Laugh-In (1967–1973)
Episode: Episode #2.21 (1969)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Music

8.5
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Director: Gordon Wiles | Stars: Dan Rowan, Dick Martin, Charlie Brill, Mel Brooks

Votes: 8

34. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)

105 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.4
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Doc Severinsen, Skitch Henderson

Votes: 2,395

35. The Seventies (2015– )

42 min | Documentary, History

8.4
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A documentary series focusing on the ongoing Vietnam War, the Watergate scandal, evolving music industry, the Iran Hostage Crisis, the sexual revolution, and the rise of foreign and domestic terrorism.

Stars: Douglas Brinkley, Chris Connelly, Tim Naftali, Rick Perlstein

Votes: 659

36. The Bob Newhart Show (1972–1978)
Episode: Death Be My Destiny (1977)

TV-G | Comedy

8.4
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Howard had a problem on a flight which makes him afraid to fly. Bob tries to help Mr. Herd to overcome his fears and try new exciting things. However, Bob has his own frightening experience to deal with also.

Director: Michael Zinberg | Stars: Bob Newhart, Suzanne Pleshette, Peter Bonerz, Bill Daily

Votes: 29

37. Newhart (1982–1990)
Episode: Will the Real Dick Loudon Please Shut Up? (1986)

TV-G | Comedy

8.4
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Dick is set to star in a home video version of his self-help plumbing book, but the director decides he lacks charisma and replaces him with an actor who knows nothing about plumbing.

Director: Dick Martin | Stars: Bob Newhart, Mary Frann, Peter Scolari, Julia Duffy

Votes: 16

38. The Big Bang Theory (2007– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

8.3
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A woman who moves into an apartment across the hall from two brilliant but socially awkward physicists shows them how little they know about life outside of the laboratory.

Stars: Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg

Votes: 574,187

39. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005–2015)

TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.3
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Making a satire out of the entire Late Night Show concept Scotsman Craig Ferguson hosts his show with a robot skeleton and a "horse" as his sidekicks. The show features the stereotypical parts of a Late Show, but all in their own, raw way.

Stars: Craig Ferguson, Shadoe Stevens, Josh Robert Thompson, Joseph Bolter

Votes: 9,114

40. Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993–2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.3
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Conan O'Brien, a Harvard Lampoon alumnus, hosts this late-night comedy/talk-show which is often silly and whimsical.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Joel Godard, Max Weinberg

Votes: 14,918

41. The Dean Martin Show (1965–1974)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Music

8.3
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Dean Martin hosts with several different celebrities that have several sketches of improv that breaks down comedy, race, and sex all at of the same time.

Stars: Dean Martin, Sandahl Bergman, Dom DeLuise, Bob Newhart

Votes: 922

42. The Jackie Gleason Show (1966–1970)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Musical

8.3
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Mr. Gleason's last weekly variety series, which alternated between regular variety hours with big name guest stars and musical remakes of old "Honeymooners" sketches.

Stars: Jackie Gleason, Johnny Olson, The June Taylor Dancers, Sammy Spear and His Orchestra

Votes: 162

43. The Andy Williams Show (1962–1969)

60 min | Music

8.3
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Having hosted summer programs for three seasons before this, Andy Williams' program finally became a regular, year-round show. In addition to Andy, the program also featured numbers by a ... See full summary »

Stars: Andy Williams, Alan Osmond, Jay Osmond, Merrill Osmond

Votes: 129

44. The Bob Newhart Show (1972–1978)
Episode: Happy Trails to You (1978)

TV-G | Comedy

8.3
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Bob has decided to close his practice and accept a job in Oregon.

Directors: Peter Bonerz, Michael Zinberg | Stars: Bob Newhart, Suzanne Pleshette, Peter Bonerz, Bill Daily

Votes: 28

45. The Bob Newhart Show (1972–1978)
Episode: My Business Is Shrinking (1975)

TV-G | 26 min | Comedy

8.3
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Bob suffers a loss of confidence when several patients cancel appointments. He regains his groove by attending group therapy in a friend's office.

Director: Alan Rafkin | Stars: Bob Newhart, Suzanne Pleshette, Peter Bonerz, Bill Daily

Votes: 26

46. Newhart (1982–1990)
Episode: The Prodigal Darryl (1985)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

8.3
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Larry and his two brothers win $30 000 writing a jingle. But the money causes a rift and Larry's brother Darryl leaves home. Dick, Larry and the other brother Darryl head to a frat house to bring him back.

Director: Dick Martin | Stars: Bob Newhart, Mary Frann, Peter Scolari, Julia Duffy

Votes: 27

47. The 37th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (1985 TV Special)

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Director: Jeff Margolis | Stars: John Addison, Harry Anderson, Bea Arthur, Karen Arthur

Votes: 8

48. Newhart (1982–1990)
Episode: Don't Rain on My Parade (1983)

TV-G | Comedy

8.2
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Thanksgiving Day finds Joanna preparing dinner for over 100 people and George in charge of a rained-out parade.

Director: Will Mackenzie | Stars: Bob Newhart, Mary Frann, Steven Kampmann, Julia Duffy

Votes: 26

49. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)
Episode: How to Get Rid of Your Wife (1963)

48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Gerald Swinney is a henpecked husband suffering under the constant verbal abuse of his overbearing wife. Gerald devises a plan to rid himself of her and begin his life over again, but the results have unexpected consequences.

Director: Alf Kjellin | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Bob Newhart, Jane Withers, Joyce Jameson

Votes: 135

50. Newhart (1982–1990)
Episode: I Enjoy Being a Guy (1983)

TV-G | Comedy

8.2
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After winning big at golf and poker, Dick tries desperately to lose his new winnings, meanwhile George convinces Kirk to take him clothes shopping.

Director: Will Mackenzie | Stars: Bob Newhart, Mary Frann, Steven Kampmann, Jennifer Holmes

Votes: 32

51. Newhart (1982–1990)
Episode: Lady & the Tramps (1983)

TV-G | Comedy

8.2
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Lost in the woods during a snowstorm, Stephanie takes refuge in an empty cabin.

Director: Donna Wheeler | Stars: Bob Newhart, Mary Frann, Steven Kampmann, Julia Duffy

Votes: 25

52. Newhart (1982–1990)
Episode: Mrs. Newton's Body Lies A-Mould'ring in the Grave (1982)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

8.2
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Dick and Joanna are horrified to discover a 300 year-old grave in their basement belonging to a woman who was hanged as a witch.

Director: Will Mackenzie | Stars: Bob Newhart, Mary Frann, Steven Kampmann, Jennifer Holmes

Votes: 50

53. Newhart (1982–1990)
Episode: Murder at the Stratley (1989)

TV-G | Comedy

8.2
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Everyone in town is talking about Dick's first novel: a murder mystery with characters who are thinly disguised versions of people in his own life.

Director: Michael Lessac | Stars: Bob Newhart, Mary Frann, Peter Scolari, Julia Duffy

Votes: 15

54. The Bob Newhart Show (1972–1978)
Episode: T.S. Elliot (1973)

TV-G | 26 min | Comedy

8.2
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While in session with Bob, Elliot says he needs a date for a banquet/ He asks Carol and they go. They both have a good time - Elliot asks her to marry him.

Director: Peter Baldwin | Stars: Bob Newhart, Suzanne Pleshette, Peter Bonerz, Bill Daily

Votes: 26

55. Newhart (1982–1990)
Episode: The Stratford Horror Picture Show (1986)

TV-G | Comedy

8.2
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When the previous owners of the Stratford Inn become jealous of the inns new success, they try to scare everyone into thinking the Inn is haunted in hopes of getting the Loudens to sell the Inn back to them.

Director: John Pasquin | Stars: Bob Newhart, Mary Frann, Peter Scolari, Julia Duffy

Votes: 19

56. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

8.1
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A famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show.

Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson

Votes: 35,383

57. Conan (2010– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.1
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Conan O'Brien and his co-host Andy Richter discuss current news topics and interview celebrities and personalities.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Jimmy Vivino and the Basic Cable Band, Jimmy Vivino

Votes: 18,464

58. The Bob Newhart Show (1972–1978)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

8.1
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The professional and personal misadventures of a psychologist and his family, patients, friends and colleagues.

Stars: Bob Newhart, Suzanne Pleshette, Bill Daily, Marcia Wallace

Votes: 3,547

59. American Masters (1985– )

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography

8.1
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Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included ... See full summary »

Stars: Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Peter Bogdanovich, Lee Grant

Votes: 511

60. Insight (I) (1960–1984)

30 min | Drama

8.1
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American Roman Catholic religious-themed anthology shedding light on the contemporary search for meaning, freedom, and love.

Stars: Ellwood Kieser, Martin Sheen, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Brian Keith

Votes: 137

61. The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (2009–2010)

TV-14 | 62 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.1
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Opening monologues, sketches, celebrity interviews, and musical performances are commonly featured.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Jerry Vivino, Jimmy Vivino

Votes: 6,288

62. Don Adams' Screen Test (1975– )

30 min | Comedy, Game-Show

8.1
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This was an unusual game show. People who want to become actors are given the opportunity to appear in a major movie or TV show. When the show begins host Don Adams announces the three ... See full summary »

Stars: Don Adams, Lucie Arnaz, Edward Asner, Rona Barrett

Votes: 45

63. The Andy Williams Show (1969–1971)

60 min | Comedy, Music

8.1
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Coming back to television after taking a year off, Andy Williams hosted this musical/comedy variety show. While his earlier programs had stuck with more traditional music, this new show ... See full summary »

Stars: Allan Blye, Andy Williams, Janos Prohaska, The Osmonds

Votes: 67

64. The Bob Newhart Show (1972–1978)
Episode: A Day in the Life (1977)

TV-G | Comedy

8.1
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To the dismay of Bob's patients, the Hartleys are going on a last minute vacation to New Orleans.

Director: Dick Martin | Stars: Bob Newhart, Suzanne Pleshette, Bill Daily, Marcia Wallace

Votes: 23

65. The Bob Newhart Show (1972–1978)
Episode: An American Family (1974)

TV-G | 26 min | Comedy

8.1
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Emily's parents and Bob's parents arrive to celebrate Thanksgiving with Bob & Emily. All sets of families have their own idea of traditions and meal fixings. Bob's mother and Emily's father insult each other the day before Thanksgiving.

Director: Peter Bonerz | Stars: Bob Newhart, Suzanne Pleshette, Peter Bonerz, Bill Daily

Votes: 35

66. The Librarians (2014– )
Episode: And the Crown of King Arthur (2014)

TV-14 | 58 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.1
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Someone is killing off potential Librarians and it's up to Flynn Carsen and his new Guardian, Colonel Eve Baird, to save the three that are left.

Director: Dean Devlin | Stars: Rebecca Romijn, Christian Kane, Lindy Booth, John Harlan Kim

Votes: 883

67. The Librarians (2014– )
Episode: And the Sword in the Stone (2014)

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.1
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The Serpent Brotherhood is trying to return magic to our world. Flynn, Colonel Baird, and the potential Librarians must stop them before it's too late.

Director: Dean Devlin | Stars: Rebecca Romijn, Christian Kane, Lindy Booth, John Harlan Kim

Votes: 773

68. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: Death and Taxes (2003)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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To everyone's amazement, Lewis makes a date to share a home-cooked dinner with the elderly Ben Hollander (recurring guest star, Emmy Award winner BOB NEWHART - "Newhart"), her depressed patient who is going blind.

Director: Félix Enríquez Alcalá | Stars: Noah Wyle, Laura Innes, Mekhi Phifer, Alex Kingston

Votes: 114

69. Newhart (1982–1990)
Episode: Dwight Schmidlapp Is Not a Quitter (1986)

TV-G | Comedy

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Dick realizes he's been resting on his laurels as a writer when all of his attempts to get a book published under the pen name Dwight Schmidlapp are met with rejection.

Director: Dick Martin | Stars: Bob Newhart, Mary Frann, Peter Scolari, Julia Duffy

Votes: 17

70. The Bob Newhart Show (1972–1978)
Episode: Emily in for Carol (1973)

TV-G | 26 min | Comedy

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Carol goes on vacation and the doctors in Bob's building need a temporary receptionist. Emily fills in and everyone enjoys her - except Bob.

Director: Alan Rafkin | Stars: Bob Newhart, Suzanne Pleshette, Peter Bonerz, Bill Daily

Votes: 30

71. The Bob Newhart Show (1972–1978)
Episode: Emily, I'm Home - Emily? (1973)

TV-G | 26 min | Comedy

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Emily is offered a job with the school, and Bob tells her she should take the job if she wants it. She takes the job and Bob has a hard time adjusting to the differences.

Director: Rick Edelstein | Stars: Bob Newhart, Suzanne Pleshette, Peter Bonerz, Bill Daily

Votes: 34

72. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)
Episode: Episode #10.165 (1971)

Comedy, Talk-Show

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Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Doc Severinsen, Dick Gregory

Votes: 12

73. Newhart (1982–1990)
Episode: Goonstruck (1988)

TV-G | Comedy

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Stephanie is smitten by the handsome stonemason repairing the Stratford's fireplace, but he shows her no interest.

Director: Michael Lessac | Stars: Bob Newhart, Mary Frann, Peter Scolari, Julia Duffy

Votes: 14

74. Inside Comedy (2012– )
Episode: Louis C.K./Bob Newhart (2013)

28 min | Comedy

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Season two of INSIDE COMEDY offers viewers a definitive look inside the career-defining moments and never-before-heard personal anecdotes from the cr�me de la cr�me of the comedy world ... See full summary »

Director: David Steinberg | Stars: Louis C.K., Bob Newhart, David Steinberg

Votes: 8

75. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: Out of Africa (2003)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Romance

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Emmy nominee Bob Newhart guest stars as Ben Hollander, a distraught architect whose degenerating eyesight causes him despondent while a spirited new nurse, Samantha Taggart joins the staff.... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Kaplan | Stars: Noah Wyle, Laura Innes, Mekhi Phifer, Alex Kingston

Votes: 118

76. Newhart (1982–1990)
Episode: Pirate Pete (1985)

TV-G | Comedy

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Dick is the substitute host of a children's TV show. Meanwhile, Stephanie believes she has put on weight.

Director: Peter Baldwin | Stars: Bob Newhart, Mary Frann, Peter Scolari, Julia Duffy

Votes: 21

77. Newhart (1982–1990)
Episode: Summa Cum Larry (1985)

TV-G | Comedy

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Larry after watching Jeopardy decides to try and get his high school equivalency. So he asks Dick to help him. When he fails the test, Dick goes to the teacher and convinces him to give ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Baldwin | Stars: Bob Newhart, Mary Frann, Peter Scolari, Julia Duffy

Votes: 17

78. The Bob Newhart Show (1972–1978)
Episode: The Crash of 29 Years Old (1973)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

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Carol turns 29 and feels unfulfilled. She quits her job to explore other options. Carol joins one of Bob's group sessions and as the group explorer's Carol's feelings, Bob is asked how he feels. The group treats him as just another member.

Director: Alan Rafkin | Stars: Bob Newhart, Suzanne Pleshette, Peter Bonerz, Bill Daily

Votes: 34

79. Newhart (1982–1990)
Episode: The Girl from Manhattan (1983)

TV-G | Comedy

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Joanna convinces Dick to direct a play for the town but is angry when he refuses to cast her in the lead.

Director: Linda Day | Stars: Bob Newhart, Mary Frann, Steven Kampmann, Julia Duffy

Votes: 20

80. Newhart (1982–1990)
Episode: What Makes Dick Run (1985)

TV-G | Comedy

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There is only one week left until nominations close for a VITA, the Vermont Industry TV award, and Dick is advised to animate his performance but he is against the idea of competition. Michael is leading the charge towards an upbeat show.

Director: Dick Martin | Stars: Bob Newhart, Mary Frann, Peter Scolari, Julia Duffy

Votes: 21

81. The Bob Newhart Show (1972–1978)
Episode: Who Is Mr. X? (1975)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

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Bob's asked by Ruth Corley ('Jennifer Warren'), to appear on her morning interview program. After taking up the charming, and demure-sounding Ruth on her offer, she turns into a cut-throat host, on-air, who has Bob in her clutches, and he lets it slip that one of the patients he's treated, is a politician, and everyone begins guessing who that person could be.

Director: Peter Bonerz | Stars: Bob Newhart, Suzanne Pleshette, Peter Bonerz, Bill Daily

Votes: 35

82. Laugh-In (1967–1973)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Music

8.0
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The original rapid fire sketch comedy show.

Stars: Dan Rowan, Dick Martin, Ruth Buzzi, Gary Owens

Votes: 1,832

83. The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (1967–1970)

60 min | Comedy

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The Smothers Brothers host a comedy variety show that became notorious for its topical satirical humor.

Stars: Tom Smothers, Dick Smothers, Pat Paulsen, Peter Cullen

Votes: 895

84. Pioneers of Television (2008– )

55 min | Documentary, History

8.0
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A four-part documentary series focusing on the legends that helped launched TV and left lasting impression on sitcoms, talk shows, variety shows and game shows in television's early years.

Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Phyllis Diller, Florence Henderson, Betty White

Votes: 164

85. The Entertainers (1964–1965)

60 min | Comedy, Music

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Stars: Carol Burnett, Caterina Valente, John Davidson, Bob Newhart

Votes: 6

86. The Bob Newhart Show (1972–1978)
Episode: Bob Has to Have His Tonsils Out, So He Spends Christmas Eve in (1975)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

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While everyone else is making plans for Christmas, Bob learns he needs to be hospitalized right away to have his tonsils removed. Not only is he embarrassed by having the operation at his age but his nurse was once his patient as well.

Director: James Burrows | Stars: Bob Newhart, Suzanne Pleshette, Peter Bonerz, Bill Daily

Votes: 32

87. The Bob Newhart Show (1972–1978)
Episode: Bob and Emily and Howard and Carol and Jerry (1972)

TV-G | 26 min | Comedy

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Emily takes Howard to the dentist in the same building where Bob works. Howard has a high from sodium pentothal, meets Carol, and is utterly charming. Carol asks Emily to set them up on a ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Baldwin | Stars: Bob Newhart, Suzanne Pleshette, Peter Bonerz, Bill Daily

Votes: 37

88. Pioneers of Television (2008– )
Episode: Breaking Barriers (2014)

56 min | Documentary, History

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From PBS: This episode traces the story of people of color on American television -- including the mid-1960s breakthroughs of African Americans Diahann Carroll ("Julia") and Bill Cosby ("I ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Boettcher | Stars: Benjamin Bratt, Jimmie Walker, Margaret Cho, Diahann Carroll

Votes: 7

89. Desperate Housewives (2004–2012)
Episode: Children Will Listen (2005)

TV-14 | 43 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

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Susan's mother pays an unexpected visit; Gabrielle faces Carlos' wrath; While babysitting Lynette's children, Bree punishes the twins for misbehaving; Felicia gets closer to Zach, revealing... See full summary »

Director: Larry Shaw | Stars: Teri Hatcher, Felicity Huffman, Marcia Cross, Eva Longoria

Votes: 347

90. Laugh-In (1967–1973)
Episode: Episode #4.10 (1970)

TV-PG | Comedy, Music

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Stars: Dan Rowan, Dick Martin, Dennis Allen, Glen Ash

Votes: 7

91. The Bob Newhart Show (1972–1978)
Episode: Freudian Ship (1978)

TV-G | Comedy

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The Hartleys go on a Caribbean cruise and Bob ends up counseling a couple on board.

Director: Peter Bonerz | Stars: Bob Newhart, Suzanne Pleshette, Peter Bonerz, Bill Daily

Votes: 24

92. Newhart (1982–1990)
Episode: Fun with Dick and Joanna (1987)

TV-G | Comedy

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Joanna pressures Dick into being spontaneous, but disaster strikes when they take off on a spur-of-the-moment trip.

Director: Peter Baldwin | Stars: Bob Newhart, Mary Frann, Peter Scolari, Julia Duffy

Votes: 17

93. Newhart (1982–1990)
Episode: Hi, Society (1989)

TV-G | Comedy

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Dick takes Stephanie to a High Society gala.

Director: Michael Lessac | Stars: Bob Newhart, Mary Frann, Peter Scolari, Julia Duffy

Votes: 10

94. Newhart (1982–1990)
Episode: Locks, Stocks, and Noodlehead (1985)

TV-G | Comedy

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Stephanie's father acts strangely when he visits the Stratford during the town's celebration of Colonial Days, while Dick bristles at the foppish costume Joanna makes him wear.

Director: Peter Baldwin | Stars: Bob Newhart, Mary Frann, Peter Scolari, Julia Duffy

Votes: 16

95. Bob (1992–1993)
Episode: Mad Dog Returns (1992)

Comedy

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Director: Andrew D. Weyman | Stars: Bob Newhart, Carlene Watkins, Cynthia Stevenson, Ruth Kobart

Votes: 5

96. Bob (1992–1993)
Episode: Mad Dog on 34th Street (1992)

Comedy

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Director: Michael Zinberg | Stars: Bob Newhart, Carlene Watkins, Cynthia Stevenson, Ruth Kobart

Votes: 5

97. Newhart (1982–1990)
Episode: My Fair Larry (1985)

TV-G | Comedy

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Joanna tries to help Larry, Darryl, and Darryl improve their service at the Minuteman Cafe.

Director: Burt Brinckerhoff | Stars: Bob Newhart, Mary Frann, Peter Scolari, Julia Duffy

Votes: 26

98. Newhart (1982–1990)
Episode: No Room at the Inn (1982)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

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Dick and Joanna's much-awaited first Christmas in Vermont ends up being not so traditional after all when a massive snowstorm strands them and everyone else at the Stratford.

Director: Dick Martin | Stars: Bob Newhart, Mary Frann, Steven Kampmann, Jennifer Holmes

Votes: 25

99. Newhart (1982–1990)
Episode: R.I.P. Off (1985)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

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Harley is sacked from his job at the car wash and Dick manages to get him a job selling burial plots. Unknowingly, it turns out that he is selling swamp land and Harley ends up being arrested for fraud.

Director: Peter Baldwin | Stars: Bob Newhart, Mary Frann, Peter Scolari, Julia Duffy

Votes: 22

100. Newhart (1982–1990)
Episode: Replaceable You (1986)

TV-G | Comedy

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When Michael goes to interview for a new job, he puts the television station's receptionist in charge of Dick's show, and she turns out to be a much better producer than Michael.

Director: J.D. Lobue | Stars: Bob Newhart, Mary Frann, Peter Scolari, Julia Duffy

Votes: 17