Newhart: Season 4


# Air Date Title
1 Sep 30

Pirate Pete

Dick fills in on a kiddie TV program for its ailing host, Pirate Pete. Dick is appalled at Pete’s commercialism and inadvertantly gets the programs cancelled. Dick tries…

2 Oct 07

The Way We Ought to Be

Michael and Steph break up when Michael realizes he’s tired of Stephanie’s demanding ways. Dick has difficulties with the WPIV staff when…

3 Oct 21

Summa Cum Larry

Dick covers for Larry when he enrolls in night school and doesn’t want the Darryls to know he’s improving himself. Joanna obsesses when a travel guide lowers the in…

4 Oct 28

Oh, That Morocco

A lonely Joanna becomes best friends with Stephanie who insists on a group vacation to lovely Morocco.

5 Nov 04

Candidate Larry

Larry runs for Mayor.

6 Nov 11

Locks, Stocks, and Noodlehead

Stephanie’s father visits the inn with the news that he’s left his wife. The town celebrates Colonial Days, an authentic recreation of colonial times.

7 Nov 25

The Geezers in the Band

When Dick’s old college jazz band reunites at the inn, he finds that expectations often excede reality.

8 Dec 02

The Shape of Things

Stephanie and Joanna open an aerobics club. Problems present themselves when Stephanie appoints herself as the manager and relegates Joanna to custodial duties.

9 Dec 16

Write to Privacy

Joanna and Steph are furious with Michael after they peek at his diary and find out what he really thinks of them.

10 Dec 23

Still the Beavers

Dick convinces George to quit the Beaver Lodge after the Beavers cheat George out of a prize rightfully his. George starts up a rival lodge to get back at the Beavers.

11 Jan 06

Much Ado About Mitch

George joins a Big Brother program and is dismayed when his young protege Mitch is awestruck by Dick’s fast paced lifestyle. Michael and Stephanie use a Oujia board.

12 Jan 13

Look Ma, No Talent

Michael begins shirking his duties and risks his job when he tries to find a talent to impress his mother.

13 Jan 20

Larry's Dead, Long Live Larry

Larry dedicates his life to Dick when he believes Dick brought him back from the dead.

14 Jan 27

Stephanie Nightingale

Stephanie must care for the hotel staff and guests when a measels epidemic sweeps the inn.

15 Feb 03

The Stratford Horror Picture Show

The Loudons are spooked when the ghost of Sarah Newton (episode #2) returns to haunt the inn.

16 Feb 10

I Do, Okay

Joanna and a decidedly unenthusiastic Dick decide to renew their wedding vows to celebrate their wedding anniversary.

17 Feb 17

The Snowmen Cometh

The town panics when it appears the annual Snow Carnival will be cancelled due to a lack of snow. Larry, Darryl & Darryl request $2,000 to make it snow.

18 Feb 24

Will the Real Dick Loudon Please Shut Up?

Dick is thrilled when a production company expresses interest in making ‘How to be a Plumber’ into a video. His elation quickly dissipates when the producers decide…

19 Mar 03

He Ain't Human, He's My Cousin

George meets his only living relative, Cousin Eugene.

20 Mar 10

Dwight Schmidlapp Is Not a Quitter

On a lark, Dick submits his newest book to his publisher under the pseudonym he used when he first started writing, Dwight Schmidlapp, only to find it rejected. Dick sinks into…

21 Mar 17

Torn Between Three Brothers

A jilted fiancee staying at the inn gets a job at the Minuteman cafe. She unwittingly encourages the affections of both Darryls but rejects them for the more vocal Larry. Georg…

22 Apr 07

Baby, I'm Your Handyman

George worries that a new girlfriend, actress Loretta Dupris is only dating him to make use of his handyman skills. TV Producer J.J. buys a Victorian mansion and plans to bulld…

23 Apr 14

Replaceable You

Secretary Alma amazes Dick, which she fills in as producer.

24 May 12


The Loudons, George, Steph and Michael are invited to Vanderkellen mansion for Arthur’s birthday. Art insists Michael sign a pre-nuptial agreement that he refuses to do.…

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.