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The Bob Newhart Show

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Newhart had his first sitcom success as Chicago psychologist Bob Hartley in this ensemble gem of the 1970s. Complicating life for the serene, stammering doc and his wise wife, Emily, were their neighbor, Howard, a flighty navigator; and Bob's coworkers, de (more…)

Premiered: September 16, 1972

Rating: TV-G

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Season 5, Episode 21 Desperate Sessions

First Aired: February 26, 1977

Bob is held hostage by the affable robber he met in the bank downstairs. Mel: Robert Pine. Emily: Suzanne Pleshette. Detective Webber: Walker Edmiston. Carlin: Jack Riley. Carol: Marcia Wallace. Jerry: Peter Bonerz. Howard: Bill Daily.