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The Bob Newhart Show 

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The professional and personal misadventures of a psychologist and his family, patients, friends and colleagues.
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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 2 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
...  Dr. Robert 'Bob' Hartley 142 episodes, 1972-1978
...  Emily Hartley 142 episodes, 1972-1978
...  Howard Borden 140 episodes, 1972-1978
...  Carol Kester / ... 140 episodes, 1972-1978
...  Dr. Jerry Robinson 139 episodes, 1972-1978
...  Elliot Carlin 49 episodes, 1972-1978
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Bob is a successful Chicago psychologist who shares secretary Carol with Dentist Jerry. Part of the show revolves around his (usually comic) dealings with his patients. The rest involves his school teacher wife Emily and others in their apartment building. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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16 September 1972 (USA)  »

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Шоу Боба Ньюхарта  »

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Trivia

Bob Newhart was drunk during the scene in the third season opener where he slams closed the 'group in session' sign. See more »

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Various episodes disagree about the length of time the Hartleys were married before the series narrative starts. See more »

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Emily Hartley: Hi Bob.
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Connections

Followed by The Bob Newhart Show 19th Anniversary Special (1991) See more »

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Button-down humor...
23 March 2005 | by See all my reviews

I loved this show as a kid (I was 10 in 1975)... it was a show that actually made sense to me (yeah, yeah, I watched all the other 70's shows too...). It was adult without being sexy (I hated that in TV shows... nothing's grosser than Marion & Howard getting "frisky")-- the characters were wry, the situations were plausibly ridiculous (?!?!?), and the writing was intelligent. I knew, even then, that there was a difference between intelligent humor and (gawd help us) pratfall humor (think: Jack Ritter), and what I preferred. I also dug that I "got" it, and that Bob was a nebbishy kind of guy, who stumbled along through life, really making it on his wits (certainly wasn't his good looks). Gave a geeky girl a certain hope for her future.


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