The Bob Newhart Show (1972–1978)
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A Matter of Principal 

One of Emily's students wrote an great report for class, but she knows it was written by the father who wants the boy to be moved to an advanced class. The principal of the school tries to convince Emily to skip the child.

Director:

Don Bustany

Writers:

David Davis (created by), Lorenzo Music (created by) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Bob Newhart ... Dr. Robert 'Bob' Hartley
Suzanne Pleshette ... Emily Hartley
Peter Bonerz ... Dr. Jerry Robinson
Bill Daily ... Howard Borden
Marcia Wallace ... Carol Kester
Michael Conrad ... Mr. Trevesco
Tara Talboy Tara Talboy ... Lisa
Milton Selzer ... Mr. Brimskill
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Storyline

One of Emily's students wrote an great report for class, but she knows it was written by the father who wants the boy to be moved to an advanced class. The principal of the school tries to convince Emily to skip the child.

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 March 1974 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

MTM Enterprises See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

When Bob's alphabetizing his records, some artists are mentioned; Herb Alpert, Paul Anka, Montovani, and Andy Williams. One album quickly pulled up and put back is the soundtrack of the 1956 film, "Around The World In 80 Days", by Victor Young, which Bob's actually putting back upside-down. See more »

Goofs

Over the course of several shows ,Bob's office number keeps changing. In some shows it's 715 and others it's 751. In a season 2 show ,the door reads 715 and then we go into his office. Later ,when he and a patient leave ,it's back to 751 again. See more »

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