The Bob Newhart Show (TV Series 1972–1978) Poster



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Followed by 

Newhart: The Last Newhart (1990) (TV Episode)

Edited into 


Newhart (1982) (TV Series)
That the show is a spin-off is revealed in the last episode

Referenced in 

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Suzanne Pleshette/Jim Henson/Bobby Kosser/Hal Lipset (1974) (TV Episode)
Suzanne Pleshette talks about her series
The Rescuers (1977)
Bernard (Voiced by Bob Newhart) complains more than once that he dislikes to fly. Bob Newhart in his show made the same comedy routine several times.
The 30th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (1978) (TV Special)
Announced as nominee
Saturday Night Live: Bruce Dern/Luther Vandross (1982) (TV Episode)
Title visbile during The Bizarro World
Taxi: Love Un-American Style (1982) (TV Episode)
Jim tells Macia Wallace he's a big fan of the show and sings its theme song to her with new lyrics he's made up
Newhart: No Tigers at the Circus (1982) (TV Episode)
Dick is seen watching "his favorite television program". While the TV screen isn't visible, the theme music is that of "The Bob Newhart Show"
ALF: Going Out of My Head Over You (1987) (TV Episode)
ALF: "Sure. I know all about psychology. I used to watch the old 'Bob Newhart Show'."
Newhart: Harris Ankles PIV for Web Post (1987) (TV Episode)
Michael mentions "that show with the shrink who stuttered"
Newhart: I Married Dick (1988) (TV Episode)
Features characters from that series.
Newhart: The Last Newhart (1990) (TV Episode)
The ending features the two main characters from this series.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Rebel Set (1992) (TV Episode)
Theme song sung as the train enters Chicago
Murphy Brown: Anything But Cured (1994) (TV Episode)
Features characters from that series.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Bloodlust! (1994) (TV Episode)
Mike: Mr. Carlin. Crow: Hey Hartley, sorry I'm late.
Saturday Night Live: Bob Newhart/Des'ree (1995) (TV Episode)
Bob Newhart and Susan Pleshette reprise their characters once more
Biography: Mary Tyler Moore: All American-Girl (1995) (1995) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Thing That Couldn't Die (1997) (TV Episode)
"Uh, Emily? I need to, um, um, um ..."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: I Was a Teenage Werewolf (1997) (TV Episode)
"Could you sum up? Mr. Carlin's waiting for his appointment."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Prince of Space (1997) (TV Episode)
Crow hums the theme.
George & Leo: The Cameo Episode (1997) (TV Episode)
Lots of cameos by actors from this series.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Academy of Robots' Choice Awards Special (1998) (TV Special)
Crow: Who I'm sure many people remember as Mr. Carlin from The Bob Newhart Show.
Witchouse II: Blood Coven (2000) (Video)
Mentioned in dialogue
Saturday Night Live: Gwyneth Paltrow/Ryan Adams (2001) (TV Episode)
Title referenced on Weekend Update
NBC 75th Anniversary Special (2002) (TV Special)
This show's theme song is played as its star is introduced.
Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Charlie's Angels' (2004) (TV Movie)
Title on board behind Fred Silverman
'Huff': Around the Edges (2004) (TV Short)
mentioned once
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.2 (2005) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "20th Century Pop Culture" category
The 61st Primetime Emmy Awards (2009) (TV Special)
Theme music is heard as Bob Newhart walks on stage.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.138 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,000 clue in the category "Joking Matters"
The Cinema Snob: Las Vegas Bloodbath (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by the Snob.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Carol Burnett/Armie Hammer/Lang Lang and Friends (2012) (TV Episode)
Carol Burnett mentions the show in discussing CBS' old Saturday night lineup
The Cinema Snob: Mr. No Legs (2017) (TV Episode)
"Bob Newhart's phone gag got lazier over time!"

Featured in 

TV Guide's 50 Best Shows of All Time: A 50th Anniversary Celebration (2002) (TV Special)
"The Bob Newhart Show" is #44.
CBS at 75 (2003) (TV Special)
a clip is featured
TV Land Moguls (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
shows it when talking about Grant Tinker
TV Land Landmarks: Breaking the Mold (2004) (TV Movie)
shows it when Jack Riley talks about how Bob Newhart never smiled on the show
I Love the '70s: Volume 2: 1972 (2006) (TV Episode)
clips; discussed
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 24 January 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips of the show are featured during the Suzanne Pleshette tribute.
18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2012) (TV Special)
Clips featured as part of Mary Tyler Moore tribute.
This Is Us: Moonshadow (2017) (TV Episode)
The Pearsons watch the show on television.

Spoofed in 

1996 MTV Movie Awards (1996) (TV Special)
Bob Newhart and Bill Daily in Braveheart

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