Bob Hartley sees his well-ordered life turned topsy-turvy when he and his wife, Emily move to a new Chicago residence. Peter Bonerz directed from a script written by Glen and Les Charles.
Dr. Hartley's attempt at providing psychological aid to men about to leave prison and re-enter society has him climbing the walls. Michael Zinberg directed from a script written by Ziggy Steinberg.
A Jackie Story
A ventriloquist and his dummy seek psychological help from Dr. Bob Hartley when the dummy threatens to break up their successful showbiz act. Michael Zinberg directed from a script written by Lloyd Garver.
Who Was That Masked Man?
Dr. Hartley is nonplussed when his hen-pecked patient, Mr. Peterson, goaded by Mr Carlin, asserts himself with far reaching consequences. Dick Martin directed from a script written by Glen and Les Charles.
Carlin's New Suit
Dr.Hartley deals with the amusing problems of an improbable paternity suit and a phone paging service that never pages him. Dick Martin directed from a script writtten by Andrew Smith.
A Day in the Life
Dr. Hartley's impulsive decision to leave town for a week is received with disastrous emotional effect by his many and varied patients who seemingly can't "make it" without him. Dick Martin directed from a script written by Kathy Donnell.
My Son, the Comedian
It's no laughing matter for Howard Borden when his young son, Howie, announces he's giving up regular school to become a comedian. Dick Martin directed from a script written by David Lloyd.
You're Fired, Mr. Chips
Dr. Hartley interviews a variety of psychologists to take over his patients while he's out of town, but it's soon apparent they're very much in need of help themselves. Peter Bonerz directed from a script written by Lloyd Garver.
At first, Bob is thrilled when a non-talkative patient finally opens up after being told that anything he might say will be held in the strictest confidence. His joy is short-lived when the man confesses to grand larceny.
A Girl in Her Twenties
Emily's protective instincts are aroused when 70-year-old Grace DuBois (Mildred Natwick), an odd but friendly recluse, is threatened with being sent to a rest home for elderly people who can't cope with reality.
Bob and Emily Hartley celebrate their 10th wedding anniversary with a dream flight into the fantasy of being married to different partners. Dick Martin directed from a script written by Lloyd Garver.
'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 season. One patient is moved to hire a pie-throwing service.
The Hartleys embark on a sea-going vacation to put work behind them. But Bob can't resist playing psychologist when he undertakes to counsel a married couple.
Emily Hartley discovers a new high 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 outdoors. Peter Bonerz directed from a script written by Laura Levine.
Son of Ex-Con Job
Dr. Hartley continues his therapy sessions with a quintet of jovial ex-convicts to help them in their search for honest employment. Michael Zinberg directed from a script written by Emily Purdum Marshall.
Group On a Hot Tin Roof
Bob advises a patient to write a play based on his own experiences. But when the man writes, directs, and produces an actual World War I drama whose characters bear a startling resemblance to the rest of Bob's patients, the warfare really begins.
Emily Carlin, Emily Carlin
Mr. Carlin involves Emily in his scheme to impress his former schoolmates, especially a girl who never gave him the time of day.
Easy for You to Say
Paul Billingham comes to Bob because of his stuttering problem. On radio, he practiced several unseen rhythmic devices to mask his problem, but a new television opportunity threatens to expose his problem with disastrous results.
It Didn't Happen One Night
Dr. Hartley's close friends close ranks to "Protect" Emily Hartley in his absence, from a handsome old flame who pays her a very warm visit. Dick Martin directed from a script written by Laura Levine.
Carol Ankles for Indie-Prod
On the eve of being announced "Secretary of the Year", Carol informs Dr. Hartley that she's leaving his employ. Mark Tinker directed from a script written by Lloyd Garver.
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 extended fishing trip, but not before he tells Emily to handle the crisis.
Happy Trails to You
Dr. Hartley gives up his psychological practice to become a professor at a small college in Oregon. Michael Zinberg and Peter Bonerz directed from a script written by Madelyn DiMaggio Wagner.
About this Show
The Bob Newhart Show
Bob Newhart is Dr. Robert Hartley, a Chicago psychologist living with his schoolteacher wife Emily.
Starring: Bob NewhartSuzanne PleshetteBill DailyPeter BonerzMarcia Wallace
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