Newhart: Season 4, Episode 20

Dwight Schmidlapp Is Not a Quitter (10 Mar. 1986)

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Dick realizes he's been resting on his laurels as a writer when all of his attempts to get a book published under the pen name Dwight Schmidlapp are met with rejection.



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Episode complete credited cast:
Mary Frann ...
Keith Charles ...
New York Publisher
Wild Mel
Mrs. Van Cleve
Mr. Van Cleve
Adam Carl ...
Brian Van Cleve


Dick decides to send his latest book to his publisher under his old pen name Dwight Schmidlapp hoping his publisher would find it amusing. But instead sends the book back. So Dick sets out to find a new publisher and insists on putting his pen name on the book. But when the book is being sent back, he starts to feel like he no longer has what it takes. That is until one of the inn's annoying guests tells of a publisher he knows. So Dick goes to see him but the man refuses to read an unknown's work. Written by

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