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The Bob Newhart Show

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…)

Premiered: September 16, 1972

Rating: TV-G

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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 Free

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 Free

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 Free

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 Free

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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Confessions of an Orthodonist
When Bob fills in for a fellow psychologist, he's surprised to find that his first patient is Jerry -- and even more surprised to discover Jerry's pro (more…)
Tennis, Emily?
Bob tries to help Emily's handsome tennis instructor with a problem: his inability to turn down all the women who are attracted to him.
My Business Is Shrinking
12:28 — Bob is losing his confidence just as fast as he's losing his patients, so he finally takes Emily's advice and goes to see a psychologist.
Father Knows Worst
When Howard brings his son, Howie, along to lunch with Bob and Jerry he becomes convinced that his son doesn't like him.

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Fri Mar 3 6:30am
Group on a Hot Tin Roof(Season 6, Episode 16) SUND

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. Carli (more…)

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Fri Mar 3 7:05am
Emily Carlin, Emily Carlin(Season 6, Episode 17) SUND

Carlin asks Emily to pose as his wife to make another woman jealous. Suzanne Pleshette. Howard: Bill Daily. Jerry: Peter Bonerz. Carol: Marcia Wallace. Peggy Ann: Karen Ericson. Burt: Michael Alldredge. Bonnie: Carole Shelyne Barry.

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Fri Mar 3 7:40am
Easy for You to Say(Season 6, Episode 18) SUND

Bob counsels an aspiring TV star who must use strange body movements to overcome a stammer. Suzanne Pleshette, Peter Bonerz. Paul: Jerry Fogel. Howard: Bill Daily. Carlin: Jack Riley. Petersen: John Fiedler. Mrs. Bakerman: Florida Friebus.

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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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