Newhart: Season 2


# Air Date Title
1 Oct 17

It Happened One Afternoon (1)

Dick travels to New York to interview famous starlet Erica Chase for a potential biography. Joanna hires Stephanie to be the new maid over her parents objections.

2 Oct 24

It Happened One Afternoon (2)

Man-hungry Erica Chase literally chases Dick across her hotel suite to try to bed him. Stephanie’s overbearing father flies to Vermont to convince her to come back home w…

3 Oct 31

Animal Attractions

George finds a stray dog, ‘Lucky’. Stephanie’s husband drops by to find out why she left him.

4 Nov 07

The Stratford Wives

Joanna creates a stir at a potluck dinner by breaking a long-standing tradition whereby men eat in the dining room, women in the kitchen.

5 Nov 14

The Girl From Manhattan

Joanna convinces Dick to use a play he’d written years before in a local production. Friction develops when Dick casts her, not in the role of ‘Joanna’, but r…

6 Nov 21

Don't Rain on My Parade

Joanna is swamped when Dick volunteers her to serve Thanksgiving dinner for over 100 people, including her parents. George is upset when his Thanksgiving parade is ruined by ra…

7 Dec 05

Lady & the Tramps

Stephanie stumbles onto Larry, Darryl and Darryl’s home when she’s lost in a winter snowstorm.

8 Dec 12

The Man Who Came Forever

With a deadline looming, Dick can’t get any work done on his latest book due to constant interruptions. Kirk wants to build a miniature golf course, George is worried abo…

9 Dec 19

The Looks of Love

Kirk helms a singles club in the hopes of finding the perfect girlfriend.

10 Jan 02

Kirk Goes for the Juggler

Kirk thinks he’s met the girl of his dreams, but isn’t sure how he feels when he discovers she’s a clown.

11 Jan 09

A Jug of Wine, a Loaf of Bread and POW

Stephanie and Joanna attend a poetry reading at Dartmouth where a professor has a special interest in Joanna. Dick unleashes his ‘Irish temper’ when said professor…

12 Jan 16


Stephanie’s old boyfriend stays at the inn with his new wife, Stephanie’s old best friend Tish Ellison. The sparks fly when Steph and Tish get reacquainted. Kirk th…

13 Jan 23

Curious George at the Firehouse

George becomes a volunteer fireman, determined to shed his image as the town boob. George loses the keys to the fire truck just as the town’s first fire in five years eru…

14 Jan 30

Book Beat

After guesting on a literary discussion television program, Dick is tabbed to be its new host. Dick’s first program gets off to a bad start when he’s scheduled gues…

15 Feb 06

Kirk Pops the Question

Kirk relies on Dick and George to decide whether he should propose to Cindy.

16 Feb 13

Best Friends

Kirk is up in arms when a fast food franchise announces plans to build a restaurant in the town.

17 Feb 27

Kirk Ties One On

Kirk’s can’t wait for his wedding to Cindy, until the wedding actually starts and Kirk faints during the ceremony. .

18 Mar 05

Go, Grandma, Go

Kirk’s grandmother visits, loaning her car to Kirk and Cindy for their honeymoon. Kirk realizes there’s trouble when he’s arrested for possession of a stolen…

19 Mar 12

Leave It to the Beavers

Dick is dumbfounded when George’s club, the Beavers, reject him for membership. Kirk and Cindy have their first fight. A man with an imaginary wife stays at the inn.

20 Mar 19

Vermont Today

Dick gets his own television program ‘Vermont Today’. Originally scheduled to interview the president of the university of Vermont, Dick instead hosts a competition…

21 Mar 26

Send Her, Ella

Stephanie is disappointed when she has to watch the inn instead of participating in the Maple Syrup beauty contest, so she quickly crafts a disguise and goes as Miss Inez Velas…

22 Apr 02

New Faces of 1951

Dick and Joanna plan a birthday party for George after he reveals he’s never had one. Dick calls everyone he can think of, but no one can make it. In desperation, Dick ca…

About Newhart

Four years after the end of his long-running sitcom, Bob Newhart returned to series television for another eight years on this brilliantly funny, often surreal sitcom.