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The Bob Newhart Show

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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Bob Newhart Show Actor Jack Riley Dead at 80

Actor Jack Riley, best known as Elliot Carlin in The Bob Newhart Show, has passed away at the age of 80, the Associated Press reports. The cause of death was complications from pneumonia. As the cantankerous and cynical Carlin, Riley played one of p… Read more

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The Ceiling Hits Bob Season 3, Episode 24 Mar 8, 1975 Free

When the ceiling in his office collapses, Bob attempts to conduct his therapy sessions at home.

Emily Hits the Ceiling Season 3, Episode 23 Feb 22, 1975 Free

Emily helps organize a children’s summer camp, then tries to persuade Bob to be one of the counselors.

Bob Hits the Ceiling Season 3, Episode 22 Feb 15, 1975 Free

Bob breaks his own long-standing rule when he agrees to counsel a friend of Emily’s who’s having martial problems.

The New Look Season 3, Episode 21 Feb 8, 1975 Free

While Bob is away on a business trip, he gives Emily carte blanche to redecorate their apartment—unfortunately, he hates the results.

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Have You Met Miss Dietz?
Emily inadvertently creates a small feud between Jerry and Howard when she sets up her recently divorced friend, Marilyn Dietz, on dates with both men (more…)
Ship of Shrinks
Bob's embarrassment over his published essay makes him rethink his plans to attend a psychology convention in Hawaii.
The Man With the Golden Wrist
Bob hurts Emily's feelings when he won't wear an expensive watch she bought for him and refuses to attend his own surprise birthday party.
The Two Loves of Dr. Hartley
After helping one of his patients get over her emotional dependency on food, Bob is shocked to find she's now emotionally fixated on him.

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Fri Feb 24 6:00am
Freudian Ship(Season 6, Episode 13) SUND

Bob plays counselor to a squabbling couple he and Emily meet on a cruise. Suzanne Pleshette. Vern: John Crawford. Clara: Jeff Donnell. Carol: Marcia Wallace. Howard: Bill Daily. Jerry: Peter Bonerz.

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Fri Feb 24 6:35am
Grizzly Emily(Season 6, Episode 14) SUND

Emily gets all the chores while on a fishing trip with Bob's father (Barnard Hughes). Howard: Bill Daily. Sybil: Alice Nunn. Ranger: John J. Fox. Jerry: Peter Bonerz. Carol: Marcia Wallace.

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Fri Feb 24 7:10am
Son of Ex-Con Job(Season 6, Episode 15) SUND

A group of convicts whom Bob had counseled are now free men trying to make it in society. Emily: Suzanne Pleshette. Tatum: Taurean Blacque. Hawkins: Wyatt Johnson. Brolio: Ric Mancini. Kopelson: Allen Case. Ortiz: Bert Rosario. Howard: Bill Daily. Jerry: P (more…)

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  • Premiered: September 16, 1972
  • Rating: TV-G
  • Premise: 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)

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