The Bob Newhart Show: Season 6


# Air Date Title
1 Sep 24

Bob's Change of Life

Bob’s well-ordered life turns topsy-turvy when he and Emily move to a new Chicago residence.

2 Oct 01

Ex-Con Job

Bob’s attempt at treating convicts who are about to be released has him climbing the walls.

3 Oct 08

A Jackie Story

Jerry is terrified of losing his new dream girl.

4 Oct 15

Who Was That Masked Man?

Bob is puzzled when his henpecked patient, Mr. Petersen, asserts himself with far-reaching consequences.

5 Oct 22

Carlin's New Suit

Bob deals with the amusing problems of an improbable paternity suit and a phone paging service that never pages him.

6 Oct 29

A Day in the Life

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.

7 Nov 12

My Son the Comedian

It’s no laughing matter for Howard when his 12 year old son Howie announces he’s leaving home to become a comedian.

8 Nov 19

You're Fired, Mr. Chips

Bob interviews a variety of psychologists to take over his patients while he’s out of town. It’s soon apparent that they are very much in need of help themselves. W…

9 Nov 26

Shallow Throat

At first, Bob is thrilled when a nontalkative patient named Mr. Twillmer finally opens up after being told that anything he might say will be held in the strictest confidence.…

10 Dec 03

A Girl in Her Twenties

Emily’s protective instincts are aroused when 70-year-old Grace DuBois, an odd but friendly recluse, is threatened with being sent to a rest home for elderly people who c…

11 Dec 17

Grand Delusion

Bob and Emily celebrate their 10th wedding anniversary with a dream flight into the fantasy of being married to different partners.

12 Dec 24

'Twas the Pie Before Christmas

Bob finds himself with unhappy and hostile patients who refuse to attend his Christmas party when they are mistakenly informed of a rate increase at the height of the Yuletide…

13 Jan 07

Freudian Ship

The Hartleys embark on a seagoing vacation to put work behind them. But Bob can’t resist playing psychologist when he undertakes to counsel a married couple.

14 Jan 14

Grizzly Emily

Emily Hartley discovers a new low in male chauvinism when Bob’s father arranges a fishing trip to his cabin and assigns her woman’s work while the men brave the gre…

15 Jan 21

Son of an Ex-Con Job

Bob counsels a quintet of jovial ex-convicts to help them find honest employment.

16 Jan 28

Group on a Hot Tin Roof

Bob advises a patient named Mr. Plager to realize his human potential by writing a play based on his own experiences. But when Plager writes, directs, and produces an actual Wo…

17 Feb 04

Emily Carlin, Emily Carlin

Bob’s paranoid, perennial patient, Mr. Carlin, involves Emily in his scheme to impress his former schoolmates—especially a girl who never gave him the time of day.

18 Feb 11

Easy for You to Say

Paul Billingham—known to his radio fans as Ralph Alfalfa, the Happy Farmer—comes to Bob because of his stuttering problem. On radio, he practiced several unseen rhythmic de…

19 Feb 18

It Didn't Happen One Night

Bob’s friends close ranks to ““protect”“ Emily Hartley when a handsome old flame pays her a very warm visit.

20 Mar 04

Carol Ankles for Indie-Prod

On the eve of being announced ““Secretary of the Year,”“ Carol informs Bob that she’s leaving his employ.

21 Mar 11

Crisis in Education

At the school where Emily works, low reading scores prompt indignant outbursts and threats from angry parents. Principal Phil Bannister flees their wrath by going on an extende…

22 Apr 01

Happy Trails to You

Bob gives up his psychological practice in Chicago to become a professor at a small college in Oregon.

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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