A cartoonist deals with corporate drama that ensues after the revival of a super hero he created.
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 Bob McKay (33 episodes, 1992-1993)
Carlene Watkins ...
 Kaye McKay (33 episodes, 1992-1993)
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 Trisha McKay (33 episodes, 1992-1993)
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 Iris Frankel (25 episodes, 1992-1993)
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 Chad Pfefferle (25 episodes, 1992-1993)
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 Albie Lutz (25 episodes, 1992-1993)
John Cygan ...
 Harlan Stone (25 episodes, 1992-1993)
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A cartoonist deals with corporate drama that ensues after the revival of a super hero he created.

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In the series, Bob drew a comic book called Mad-Dog. Several issues of this comic book were actually published by marvel comics as a tie-in with the TV series. See more »

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The Best 1st Season in Television History
19 September 2003 | by See all my reviews

Bob was the new vehicle for CBS during its 1992-1993 season. It was a critic's favorite, and it's 1st season alone landed Bob Newhart on the front cover of TV guide twice-a rare accomplishment! Often on many of the critics 10 best list for the 1992-1993 television season, `BOB' was an under appreciated, gem. Unfortunately, CBS decided to re-tool the show (changing it's format), dumping 90% of the cast, putting it back on Fridays (the show received a major ratings boost when it appeared on Monday's midway through it's first season) and adding Betty White for it's second season. But to no avail, the show was quickly cancelled.

In my opinion, its first season was one of the sharpest sitcom's I have ever seen: Quick, Odd, Quirky, Funny, and touching. I would have to disagree with the previous `critique' above/below, the chemistry on this show was great and the timing was wonderful. May this series finally get some credit? Way above it's time, and sharper and more sophisticated than Seinfeld was at the time.the best show on all four networks of the 1992-1993 season.


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