Misanthropic Dr. John Becker runs a clinic in New York City. He is assisted by super-capable Margaret Wyborn and less-than-capable Linda, who's only kept on because no one else can stand the doctor. Becker's best (some would say only) friend is the blind Jake Malinak, who runs a newsstand in the diner across the street. The diner used to be run by Reggie Kostas, but it has been taken over by Chris Conner, a lady whom Becker fluctuates between loathing and being attracted to. The diner is also frequented by Robert Benito, who is universally known as Bob and is the super at Becker's apartment (much to the doctor's regret). Written by
This doctor feels your pain, he just doesn't want to hear about it.
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Bob disappeared at the start of the 6th season, the character was said to "be on vacation" and was then never referred to again. This was because Saverio Guerra
had left the show between the 5th and 6th seasons. See more
[answers the phone
Yeah, this is a bakery that's why I said doctor's office.
[slams the receiver down and turns to Margaret
Is the world full of stupid people or is it just me?
It's just you.