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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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 Subscription

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 Subscription

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 Subscription

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 Subscription

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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00:30 — Bob Newhart is Dr. Robert Hartley, a Chicago psychologist living with his schoolteacher wife Emily.
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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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