Season 6, Episode 16 Group on a Hot Tin Roof
First Aired: January 28, 1978
One of Bob's patients writes a play with characters based on Carlin, Bakerman and Petersen (Jack Riley, Florida Friebus, John Fiedler). Emily: Suzanne Pleshette. Jerry: Peter Bonerz. Plager: Howard Hesseman. Howard: Bill Daily. Carol: Marcia Wallace. Carlin Character: Jerry Devine. Petersen Character: Lou Cutell. Bakerman Character: Amzie Strickland. Major Hartman: Frank Ashmore.
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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)