The Bob Newhart Show (1972–1978)

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

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 Dr. Robert 'Bob' Hartley (142 episodes, 1972-1978)
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 Emily Hartley (142 episodes, 1972-1978)
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 Dr. Jerry Robinson (142 episodes, 1972-1978)
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 Howard Borden (140 episodes, 1972-1978)
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 Carol Kester / ... (140 episodes, 1972-1978)
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 Elliot Carlin (56 episodes, 1972-1978)
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Bob is a successful Chicago psychologist who shares secretary Carol with Dentist Jerry. Part of the show revolves around his (usually comic) dealings with his patients. The rest involves his school teacher wife Emily and others in their apartment building. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Prior to her regular role as Miss Larson, 'Penny Marshall' appeared in the series' first episode as The Stewardess ("Fly the Unfriendly Skies", 16 September 1972). See more »

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Emily Hartley: Hi Bob.
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Spoofed in 1996 MTV Movie Awards (1996) See more »

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One of the Greatest ,Brigthest,Cleanest ,Smartest Shows ever
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Bob Newhart is ans was one of the all time highlights to ever be on TV. This show is classic TV. His straight faced humor had a funny innocence about him and was always classy ans he has a great wit and every day life. I can still see him taking the roof down with his timing and answer's. He also always had great co-stars in Suzanne,Marcia and Bill and the funny guy who was his most recent patient and later did adds for a non butter product. I look forward to receiving the new DVD set in the mail. I hope they decide to also put into DVD his 1980s show which was my favorite comedy of its day too. The one in the Vermont Inn with Larry ,Larry and Darryl and of course the beautiful late Ms.Fran who played his wife. Also Peter Scolari and Miss Duffy were excellent along with Miguel Herrea as Stepahine's Father.

God Bless Bob Newhart, I can remember coming in from playing Basketball to watch him on Saturday Nights. His pal the airplane pilot was always funny too. I still love the piano of the Theme Song. Great times in my life.


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