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 5, Episode 23 Shrinking Violence

First Aired: March 12, 1977

Bob rages at the auto mechanic who's been irritating Emily (Suzanne Pleshette). Marvin: Robert Ridgely. Carlin: Jack Riley. Herd: Oliver Clark. Howard: Bill Daily. Mrs. Bakerman: Florida Friebus. 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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