The Bob Newhart Show

  • 1972
  • TV Show
  • TV-G

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, dentist Jerry and flippant receptionist Carol. The humor was gentle, sophisticated and, at times, won (more…)

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Season 1, Episode 5 Goodnight, Nancy

First Aired: October 21, 1972

Everyone plays it cagey when Bob's old girlfriend shows up: he feigns disinterest, Emily fights her jealousy and the ex-flame tries to rekindle the coals. Emily: Suzanne Pleshette. Chuck: Dick Schaal. Dick: James B. Sikking. Carol: Marcia Wallace. Jerry: Peter Bonerz.

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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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