Newhart: Season 8

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Sep 18
1989

Don't Worry Be Pregnant

Michael and a pregnant Stephanie return from a six-month cruise totally unprepared for parenthood.

2 Sep 25
1989

Get Dick

Dick accidentally burns down Maison Hubert while enjoying an after-dinner cigar. The Loudon’s take in Hubert while he recuperates. Hubert vows he will ““get M…

3 Oct 02
1989

Poetry and Pastries

Dick is chosen to judge the annual Poetry and Pastry contest. Miss Goddard, the reigning champion, uses her feminine wiles to try to influence the judging. Michael throws an al…

4 Oct 16
1989

Utley Exposed

An episode of Vermont Today on ‘Hidden Shame’ nets a surprise guest when George admits to a childish prank.

5 Oct 23
1989

Ramblin' Michael Harris

Michael quits his job at Menkey’s grocery to become a lounge singer.

6 Nov 13
1989

Meet Michael Vanderkellen

Stephanie’s mother offers to buy the newlyweds a mansion, but only if Michael changes his last name to Vanderkellen.

7 Nov 20
1989

Good Lord Loudon

A cash-strapped visiting dignitary makes Dick a royal Lord. After hearing of his good fortune, the townspeople’s opinion of Dick jumps up a notch.

8 Dec 04
1989

Cupcake in a Cage

Stephanie is sent to jail after she slaps a security guard in a fit of prenatal hormones.

9 Dec 11
1989

Attack of the Killer Aunt

Joanna’s Aunt Louise visits bearing gifts, despite her long-standing opinion that Joanna is much too good for Dick.

10 Dec 18
1989

I Like You, Butt...

George meets the perfect girl, except for her large rear end. Michael and Stephanie consult with a baby naming guru.

11 Jan 01
1990

Jumpin' George

Georeg plans on never sleeping again when he’s plagued by a recurring nightmare. Michael & Stephanie use ‘wombphones’ to educate their future child.

12 Jan 08
1990

Lights! Camera! Contractions!

It’s baby time for the Harris’ as Steph’s baby is about to be born. Michael is determined to capture the birth on tape over Stephanie’s objections.

13 Jan 15
1990

Beauty and the Pest

Joanna takes an odd man to several houses to try to convince him to buy one, but he just can’t seem to commit. Joanna visits his home and walks in to find a shrine dedica…

14 Jan 29
1990

Good Neighbor Sam

When an overbearing new neighbor moves next door, Dick finds his polite veneer mistaken for friendship. The townsfolk, who all assume Dick is their best friend, are in an uproa…

15 Feb 05
1990

Child in Charge

Stephanie’s parents buy WPIV for baby Stephanie. Dick refuses to pander to the child, forcing baby Steph to cancel Vermont Today in the middle o…

16 Feb 19
1990

Seein' Double

Michael announces plans to spice up WPIV’s lineup with a new sitcom, Seein’ Double starring Stephanie as identical twins Judy and Jody, wi…

17 Feb 26
1990

Born to Be Mild

Dick is roped into joining George’s old gang, ‘The Houligans’, when they reunited after 40 years. Dick leads them into a rumble against their long-time rivals…

18 Mar 05
1990

Daddy's Little Girl

After another shopping spree for baby Steph, Dick teaches Michael that materialism isn’t the best way to raise a child. A skeptical Michael becomes convinced after a haun…

19 Mar 19
1990

Georgie and Grace

George falls under the influence of five priests vacationing at the inn. After George announces his intention to join the priesthood, Miss Goddard tries her hardest to change h…

20 Apr 09
1990

Handymania

George is the toast of the town when he events a hot new board game, ““Handymania”“.

21 Apr 30
1990

Dick and Tim

Dick finagles his way into a weekly poker game with Tim Conway. Unaware of Tim’s cheap nature, Dick drives him away after raising a quarter.

22 May 07
1990

Father Goose

Michael comes up with the perfect lead-in to Vermont Today, the ‘Giddy Goose’ show. He casts his favorite dinner theater actor as Giddy, only to discover the man…

23 May 14
1990

My Husband, My Peasant

Society bluebloods Scooter Drake and his new wife Libby drop by with a child of their own, apparently superior to baby Steph in every way. Michael and Stephanie decide to divor…

24 May 21
1990

The Last Newhart

In the midst of a town meeting, a Japanese visitor announces his intentions to purchase the entire town and turn the land into a gigantic golf course. Everyone but Dick is thri…

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.

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