The Bob Newhart Show: Season 2

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Sep 15
1973

Last TV Show

Bob’s therapy group insists that he accept an invitation for the group to conduct one of its weekly sessions on television.

2 Sep 22
1973

Motel

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.…

3 Sep 29
1973

Backlash

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 w…

4 Oct 06
1973

Somebody Down Here Likes Me

Rev. Dan Bradford seeks professional advice from Bob—then makes a startling announcement in his Sunday sermon.

5 Oct 13
1973

Emily in for Carol

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

6 Oct 20
1973

Have You Met Miss Dietz?

Marilyn Dietz, a very attractive divorcee, creates a feud between Jerry and Howard when she starts dating both of them.

7 Oct 27
1973

Old Man Rivers

A rather embarrassing operation leads to romance between Carol and her doctor. Everyone questions the relationship due to the new couple’s age disparity.

8 Nov 03
1973

Mister Emily Hartley

Bob suffers an inferiority attack when a test reveals that Emily’s IQ is higher than his.

9 Nov 10
1973

Mutiny on the Hartley

Bob decides to meet the rising cost of living by raising his rates. But the members of his therapy group revolt when he picks the most inappropriate moment to tell them.

10 Nov 17
1973

I'm Okay, You're Okay, So What's Wrong?

Bob turns out to be an uncooperative patient when Emily makes an appointment for them to see a marriage counselor.

11 Nov 24
1973

Fit, Fat, and Forty-One

Determined to lose eight pounds from around his middle, Bob goes on a strict diet. With Jerry’s help, he joins a weight-reducing class that seems to be populated mostly b…

12 Dec 01
1973

Blues for Mr. Borden

Howard Borden suffers a bad case of the blues when his young son tells him about his marvelous new ““uncle,”“ who seems to have taken up permanent resid…

13 Dec 08
1973

My Wife Belongs to Daddy

Emily’s parents pay a surprise visit that makes Bob terribly uncomfortable. Emily’s father is gregarious, well-traveled, a war hero, an outdoors man—in short, eve…

14 Dec 15
1973

T. S. Elliot

Bob’s patient Elliot Carlin parades all his phobias and insecurities as he prepares to ask Carol Kester for a date. He then finds it even harder to accept her answer—wh…

15 Dec 22
1973

I'm Dreaming of a Slight Christmas

Christmas Eve is almost spoiled when Bob is trapped in the office because of a power failure.

16 Jan 05
1974

Oh, Brother

Jerry Robinson’s brother shows up in Chicago after finishing dental school. He takes over Jerry’s life, his apartment, and his dental practice.

17 Jan 12
1974

The Modernization of Emily

Emily decides to update her image with a kicky new wardrobe that she says is youthful and Bob says is childish.

18 Jan 19
1974

The Jobless Corps

Depressed after losing his job with the airline, Howard accepts Bob’s offer to join his ““out of workshop,”“ a special therapy group for the unemp…

19 Jan 26
1974

Clink Shrink

Hoping to make a contribution to society, Bob offers his psychological counseling services free to a parolee out on an armed-robbery conviction. But Bob seems to be more influe…

20 Feb 02
1974

Mind Your Own Business

At Jerry’s urging, Bob hires a business manager to handle his money. He ends up living on a meager allowance that affords him only such luxuries as peanut butter and jell…

21 Feb 09
1974

A Love Story

Howard falls head over heels in love with Bob’s sister Ellen. Under most circumstances, Bob would find this perfectly acceptable—except that Ellen is getting married to…

22 Feb 16
1974

By the Way... You're Fired

When Carol’s new love interest interferes with her work, Jerry Robinson doesn’t seemed too concerned. But when it disrupts his love life, he decides to fire her.

23 Feb 23
1974

Confessions of An Orthodontist

While filling in for a fellow psychologist, Bob is surprised to find that his first patient is Jerry Robinson, who is reluctant to reveal his problem. A little prodding produce…

24 Mar 02
1974

A Matter of Principal

It’s a matter of principal versus principle when Emily refuses to skip one of her students ahead two grades at the elementary school where she teaches.

About The Bob Newhart Show

The Bob Newhart Show was part of CBS’ highly successful Saturday night lineup which also featured The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Carol Burnett Show and All in the Family. Another connection to The Mary Tyler Moore Show was that The Bob Newhart Show was produced by the same team that made that series a success. Bob Newhart plays Dr. Robert Hartley, a psychologist living in Chicago with his wife Emily, a schoolteacher. His neighbor, Howard Borden, is a divorced airplane navigator. One of Bob’s best friends is Dr. Jerry Robinson, an orthodontist that works on the same floor as Bob. There’s also Bob and Jerry’s receptionist Carol Kester as well as a long list of patients of Bob’s such as Elliot Carlin, Lillian Bakerman, Emil Peterson and Victor Gianelli. First Telecast: September 16, 1972
Last Telecast: September 2, 1978 Episodes: 142 Color Episodes, 1 Special & 1 Unaired Pilot CBS Broadcast History
September 1972-October 1976——Saturdays——9:30 p.m
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