The misadventures of an author turned innkeeper in rural Vermont and his friends.
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 Dick Loudon / ... (184 episodes, 1982-1990)
Mary Frann ...
 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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vermont | sitcom | hotel | handyman | 1980s | See All (10) »

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Bob's Inn Trouble! Running a 200-year old inn is Bob's way of getting back to nature. But it's really nature's way of getting back at him. Looks like Bob's open for laughs year round. Starring Bob Newhart. Also starring Mary Frann and Tom Poston. (season 1)

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25 October 1982 (USA)  »

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(184 episodes)

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It was 'Bob Newhart' (q)'s idea to begin using film from Season 2 onward in order to give the show a more realistic look. See more »

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George Utley: Dick, I cleared out that obstruction in the chimney.
Dick Loudon: Thanks George. What was it?
George Utley: I don't know but when I woke it up, it ran away.
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After the credits The MTM kitten lip-syncs Bob Newhart's understated "Meow". See more »

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Spun-off from The Bob Newhart Show (1972) 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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