Newhart (1982–1990)

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 Dick Loudon / ... (184 episodes, 1982-1990)
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 Joanna Loudon (184 episodes, 1982-1990)
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 George Utley (184 episodes, 1982-1990)
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 Stephanie Vanderkellen (163 episodes, 1983-1990)
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 Michael Harris (142 episodes, 1984-1990)
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 Larry (91 episodes, 1982-1990)
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 First Darryl / ... (91 episodes, 1982-1990)
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 Second Darryl / ... (91 episodes, 1982-1990)
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Dick Loudon and his wife Joanna decide to leave life in New York City and buy a little inn in Vermont. Dick is a how-to book writer, who eventually becomes a local TV celebrity as host of "Vermont Today." George Utley is the handyman at the inn and Leslie Vanderkellen is the maid, with ambitions of being an Olympic Ski champion; she is later replaced by her cousin Stephanie, an heiress who hates her job. Her boyfriend is Dick's yuppie TV producer, Michael Harris. There are many other quirky characters in this fictional little town, including Dick's neighbors Larry, Darryl, and Darryl...three brothers who buy the Minuteman Cafe from Kirk Devane. Besides sharing a name, Darryl and Darryl never speak (until the final episode). Written by Jim Wiley <jgwiley@wayoutwest.org>

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Trivia

Larry always wears a quarter in his ear. William Sanderson also used this prop in Coal Miner's Daughter (1980). See more »

Quotes

Dick Loudon: [During Founders' Day, Dick has been placed in the stocks] My nose itches.
[calling out]
Dick Loudon: Anybody! Stratch my nose! Anybody! OK, 5 bucks! Anybody, scratch my nose for 5 bucks!
Larry: Okay.
[Hands Dick $5 and scratches his nose]
Dick Loudon: Okay, anybody else, scratch my nose for 5 bucks!
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits are expanded slightly on a handful of episodes. After Bob Newhart's credit the picture switches to a boat slowly coming to the shore for about five seconds as the theme adds an extra stanza, afterward the credits return to normal for Mary Fran's credit. See more »

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Referenced in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.52 (2009) See more »

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Wonderful
9 January 2000 | by (Ardmore, PA) – See all my reviews

Newhart was a classic, smart and hilarious show. Bob Newhart is hilarious here. The humor, which was in no way directed at sexual issues, was great and refreshing. The series' quality never declined in quality and was great throughout it's entire run. The final episode probably being the best of all.


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