Newhart: Season 8, Episode 24

The Last Newhart (21 May 1990)

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Japanese investors buy everything in town except the Stratford Inn and convert the town into a giant golf course.

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Japanese investors buy everything in town except the Stratford Inn and convert the town into a giant golf course.

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Trivia

The final scene was kept a secret from most of the cast and crew until moments before filming it. Only Newhart, director Dick Martin, the writers and producers knew. A curtain was put in front of the recreated The Bob Newhart Show (1972) set so the audience would not know the secret right up until the moment of filming. When the curtain was pulled back, the audience immediately recognized the set and reacted wildly. After filming, the audience was asked to keep the secret. See more »

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Right before Larry, Darryl and Darryl show up, four other former townsfolk show up and are talking to Dick. Right before the townsfolk are done talking to Dick, a boom mic can be seen dipping into the scene for a few minutes, before pulling back up and out of sight. See more »

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Dick Loudon: [final lines, Dick wakes up as Bob from 1970s The Bob Newhart Show] I just had had the strangest dream. I just dreamt that I was married to a beautiful blonde and we owned an inn that was going to be turned into a golf club.
Emily Hartley: [wakes up, turns the light on] That's it, no more shrimp before bed.
[turns light off]
Emily Hartley: [turns light back on, jealous] Beautiful blonde?
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The MTM kitten's meow was replaced by the two Darryls shouting "QUIET!" See more »

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Spoofs Dallas (1978) See more »

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Home to Emily
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Composed by Lorenzo Music and Henrietta Music
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Best Ever - No Doubt
15 September 2009 | by (Tucson) – See all my reviews

The shock value of seeing this episode sticks with me to this day. There is no question that this is the best final episode of any comedic TV series to date. All others, no matter how excellent, just have not been able to live up the simple, disarming, and utterly convincing ending as he wakes up. The increasingly bizarre behavior of the cast over the years as the series matured, and especially the last couple of episodes, really sealed the deal.

Hearing Suzanne Pleshette's voice and seeing her and Bob in the bed was just way too hysterical. I laughed until I cried. I was watching it with my family, and everyone just went to pieces.

Well Played Sir!


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