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The Bob Newhart Show

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Comedy Rated: All (TV-G)1972 - 19786 SeasonsSeries EndedOn: Free Services Hulu Tags: Psychology Medical 

The Bob Newhart Show is an American situation comedy produced by MTM Enterprises, which aired 142 original episodes on CBS from September 16, 1972, to April 1, 1978. Comedian Bob Newhart portrays a psychologist having to deal with his patients and fellow office workers. The show was filmed before a live audience.The Bob Newhart Show featuring Bob Newhart and Suzanne Pleshette has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Hulu, free on Yahoo TV, available for purchase on iTunes, and 2 others. It's a comedy show with 142 episodes over 6 seasons. The Bob Newhart Show is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.1 (4,061 votes).

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Season 1

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Season 01, Episode 01 Fly the Unfriendly Skies

S01 E01

Sep 16, 1972
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Fly the Unfriendly Skies Sep 16, 1972 Bob invites Emily to join his fear of flying group on a trip to New York City. Much to Bob's surprise he finds that Emily also has a fear of flying and refuses to go. After a conversation with Howard she decides to go only to back out after boarding the plane.

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Season 01, Episode 02 Tracy Grammar School, I'll Lick You Yet

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Sep 23, 1972
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Tracy Grammar School, I'll Lick You Yet Sep 23, 1972 It's Vocation Day in Emily's class, and Bob feels left out when he's not invited. At the last minute, he's asked to fill in, but Emily's worst fears are confirmed when Bob fails to excite the kids' interest.

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Season 01, Episode 03 Tennis, Emily?

S01 E03

Sep 30, 1972
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Tennis, Emily? Sep 30, 1972 Bob experiences pangs of jealousy when Emily's handsome new tennis instructor comes to see him with an emotional problem, namely, his inability to turn down the women who are all uncontrollably attracted to him.

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Season 01, Episode 04 Mom, I L-L-Love You

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Oct 7, 1972
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Mom, I L-L-Love You Oct 7, 1972 Bob finds it extremely difficult to tell his mother that he loves her.

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Season 01, Episode 05 Goodnight Nancy

S01 E05

Oct 21, 1972
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Goodnight Nancy Oct 21, 1972 Bob's old girlfriend comes to Chicago with her husband and calls on Emily and Bob.

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Season 01, Episode 06 Come Live with Me

S01 E06

Oct 28, 1972
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Come Live with Me Oct 28, 1972 Carol tries to get Bob to approve her moving in with her new boyfriend Roger, who has just separated from his wife. Bob refuses, telling her she will have to make her own decision.

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Season 01, Episode 07 Father Knows Worst

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Nov 4, 1972
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Father Knows Worst Nov 4, 1972 Bob's divorced neighbor, Howard Borden, is convinced that his son, Howie, doesn't really like him. Later, Howard's ex-wife convinces him that Howie thinks he is the greatest guy in the world.

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Season 2

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Season 02, Episode 01 Last TV Show

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Sep 15, 1973
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Last TV Show Sep 15, 1973 Bob's therapy group insists that he accept an invitation for the group to conduct one of its weekly sessions on television.

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Season 02, Episode 02 Motel

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Sep 22, 1973
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Motel Sep 22, 1973 A trip to Peoria turns into one long embarrassment for Bob when Jerry introduces him to a pretty girl named Janine. Janine doesn't seem to care that Bob is a married man.

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Season 02, Episode 03 Backlash

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Sep 29, 1973
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Backlash Sep 29, 1973 One of Bob's more masculine patients enthusiastically slaps him on the back—and, unfortunately for Bob, it throws his back out. Even more unfortunately, Bob and Emily were supposed to be going to Mexico for a vacation.

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Season 02, Episode 04 Somebody Down Here Likes Me

S02 E04

Oct 6, 1973
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Somebody Down Here Likes Me Oct 6, 1973 Rev. Dan Bradford seeks professional advice from Bob—then makes a startling announcement in his Sunday sermon.

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Season 02, Episode 05 Emily in for Carol

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Oct 13, 1973
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Emily in for Carol Oct 13, 1973 With Carol on vacation, Emily is elected to fill in as the receptionist. Everyone loves the idea—except Bob.

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Season 02, Episode 06 Have You Met Miss Dietz?

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Oct 20, 1973
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Have You Met Miss Dietz? Oct 20, 1973 Marilyn Dietz, a very attractive divorcee, creates a feud between Jerry and Howard when she starts dating both of them.

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Season 02, Episode 07 Old Man Rivers

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Oct 27, 1973
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Old Man Rivers Oct 27, 1973 A rather embarrassing operation leads to romance between Carol and her doctor. Everyone questions the relationship due to the new couple's age disparity.

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Season 3

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Season 03, Episode 01 Big Brother is Watching

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Sep 14, 1974
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Big Brother is Watching Sep 14, 1974 Bob is faced with the possibility that his younger sister, Ellen, may move in with Howard, her boyfriend.

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Season 03, Episode 02 The Battle of the Groups

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Sep 21, 1974
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The Battle of the Groups Sep 21, 1974 Bob takes two of his therapy groups to a rustic retreat for a marathon session that never progresses further than everyone's complaints about the primitive conditions of their accommodations.

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Season 03, Episode 03 The Great Rimpau Medical Arts Co-Op Experiment

S03 E03

Sep 28, 1974
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The Great Rimpau Medical Arts Co-Op Experiment Sep 28, 1974 Dr Newman removed a wart from Bob's neck and charged him. Bob tells Jerry he should have done it for free since Bob had helped him with his marriage. Jerry agrees and sets up a plan where all the doctors treat each other for free.

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Season 03, Episode 04 The Separation Story

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Oct 5, 1974
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The Separation Story Oct 5, 1974 For the sake of their marriage—as well as Emily's Master's Degree and Bob's heavy work schedule—the Hartleys decide that it would be best if they took up separate residences.

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Season 03, Episode 05 Sorry, Wrong Mother

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Oct 12, 1974
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Sorry, Wrong Mother Oct 12, 1974 As Howard prepares to introduce Howie to Ellen, he tries to remold Ellen into an image the boy will like.

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Season 03, Episode 06 The Gray Flannel Shrink

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Oct 19, 1974
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The Gray Flannel Shrink Oct 19, 1974 Bob gives up most of his private practice to become the staff psychologist with a major insurance company. He soon learns that it's possible for a man in the corporate world to do his job too well.

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Season 03, Episode 07 Dr. Ryan's Express

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Oct 26, 1974
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Dr. Ryan's Express Oct 26, 1974 Bob's office routine becomes a wreck when Jerry hires a temporary receptionist. She's a very nice but very vague woman who can't even get Bob's name straight.

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Season 4

Season 04, Episode 01 The Longest Good-Bye

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Sep 13, 1975
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The Longest Good-Bye Sep 13, 1975 Bob's old school friend Murdock is in town for a day to sell a complex giveaway item to a Chicago cereal company. Bob invites him to stay overnight at his home. The brief encounter stretches out to a week when Murdock can't make his business connections. He gradually takes over Bob's car, clothing, and most of his home life.

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Season 04, Episode 02 Here's Looking at You, Kid

S04 E02

Sep 20, 1975
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Here's Looking at You, Kid Sep 20, 1975 Howard insists on joining Bob and Emily's anniversary dinner at a fashionable Chicago restaurant in order to enlist their aid in popping the question to Ellen. But he chokes up in the clutch, and Bob is forced to do the proposing for him.

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Season 04, Episode 03 Death of a Fruitman

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Sep 27, 1975
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Death of a Fruitman Sep 27, 1975 Bob's patients observe tradition by planning a surprise party to honor the fourth year of the group's therapy sessions. When an unseen member, a Mr. Gianelli, threatens to turn the party into a disaster, Bob kicks him out of the group. His decision meets with instant group approval until Mr. Gianelli dies under a ton of zucchini.

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Season 04, Episode 04 Change is Gonna Do Me Good

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Oct 4, 1975
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Change is Gonna Do Me Good Oct 4, 1975 Emily accuses Bob of being stuck in a middle-aged rut and challenges him to switch family responsibilities.

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Season 04, Episode 05 The Heavyweights

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Oct 11, 1975
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The Heavyweights Oct 11, 1975 Bob and Emily invite Carol to share her ""heavy"" experiences with the ""overweight workshop.""

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Season 04, Episode 06 Carol's Wedding

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Oct 18, 1975
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Carol's Wedding Oct 18, 1975 A blind-date-initiated, 12-hour romance culminates in Carol Kester's civil marriage to a handsome travel agent.

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Season 04, Episode 07 Shrinks Across the Sea

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Oct 25, 1975
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Shrinks Across the Sea Oct 25, 1975 Bob and Emily suffer international complications when they host a French psychologist in their home as part of a medical exchange program.

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Season 5

Season 05, Episode 01 Enter Mrs. Peeper

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Sep 25, 1976
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Enter Mrs. Peeper Sep 25, 1976 Bob receives a telegram saying that his old college chum, ""The Peeper,"" is coming to Chicago and bringing a surprise. The surprise turns out to be a brand-new bride.

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Season 05, Episode 02 Caged Fury

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Oct 2, 1976
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Caged Fury Oct 2, 1976 The Hartleys miss their friend's gala Fourth of July Bicentennial party celebration when they become trapped in a storage locker.

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Season 05, Episode 03 Some of My Best Friends Are...

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Oct 9, 1976
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Some of My Best Friends Are... Oct 9, 1976 Bob's therapy group has an unexpected visitor when a friendly homosexual joins in the sessions.

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Season 05, Episode 04 Still Crazy After All These Years

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Oct 16, 1976
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Still Crazy After All These Years Oct 16, 1976 The Hartleys take a vacation. In their absence, Howard undergoes a crash psychological program that changes his entire personality.

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Season 05, Episode 05 The Great Rent Strike

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Oct 23, 1976
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The Great Rent Strike Oct 23, 1976 The Hartley apartment becomes a hot and cold battleground when the good doctor declares psychological warfare on his landlord.

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Season 05, Episode 06 Et, Tu, Carol?

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Oct 30, 1976
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Et, Tu, Carol? Oct 30, 1976 Both Bob's receptionist and a Buddha figure with a clock in its navel give the psychologist a hard time.

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Season 05, Episode 07 Send This Boy to Camp

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Nov 6, 1976
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Send This Boy to Camp Nov 6, 1976 Bob and his friends host an orphan contingent for a wildly improbable camping-out experience.

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Season 6

Season 06, Episode 01 Bob's Change of Life

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Sep 24, 1977
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Bob's Change of Life Sep 24, 1977 Bob's well-ordered life turns topsy-turvy when he and Emily move to a new Chicago residence.

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Season 06, Episode 02 Ex-Con Job

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Oct 1, 1977
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Ex-Con Job Oct 1, 1977 Bob's attempt at treating convicts who are about to be released has him climbing the walls.

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Season 06, Episode 03 A Jackie Story

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Oct 8, 1977
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A Jackie Story Oct 8, 1977 Jerry is terrified of losing his new dream girl.

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Season 06, Episode 04 Who Was That Masked Man?

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Oct 15, 1977
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Who Was That Masked Man? Oct 15, 1977 Bob is puzzled when his henpecked patient, Mr. Petersen, asserts himself with far-reaching consequences.

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Season 06, Episode 05 Carlin's New Suit

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Oct 22, 1977
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Carlin's New Suit Oct 22, 1977 Bob deals with the amusing problems of an improbable paternity suit and a phone paging service that never pages him.

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Season 06, Episode 06 A Day in the Life

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Oct 29, 1977
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A Day in the Life Oct 29, 1977 Bob's impulsive decision to leave town for a week is received with disastrous emotions by his patients, who seemingly can't make it without him.

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Season 06, Episode 07 My Son the Comedian

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Nov 12, 1977
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My Son the Comedian Nov 12, 1977 It's no laughing matter for Howard when his 12 year old son Howie announces he's leaving home to become a comedian.

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