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 4, Episode 10 It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time

First Aired: November 15, 1975

A high-living psychologist asks Bob to be his partner. Emily: Suzanne Pleshette. 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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