CTVA US Comedy - "The Bob Newhart Show" (MTM/CBS) Season 2 (1973-74)

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Starring Bob Newhart & Suzanne Pleshette
Season 2 (CBS) (1973-74)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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########### The Bob Newhart Show #############
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CBS Saturdays 9:30 PM Eastern
Produced by Martin Cohan

2.1 [25] The Bob Newhart Show: LAST TV SHOW
MTM Prod. no. 7355 (Copyright Date 11Sep73)
15Sep73 CBS Sat
produced by Martin Cohan
directed by Jay Sandrich.
Written by Charlotte Brown
director of photography: Paul Uhl.
Guest Cast:
Don Dandridge .... Floor Manager 3
Synopsis:
Bob's therapy group insists that he accept an invitation for the group
to conduct one of its weekly sessions on television.

2.2 [26] The Bob Newhart Show: MOTEL
MTM Prod. no. 7360 (Copyright Date 18Sep73)
22Sep73 CBS Sat
produced by Martin Cohan
directed by Jay Sandrich.
Written by Tom Patchett and Jay Tarses
director of photography: Paul Uhl.
Guest Cast:
Zohra Lampert ....... Janine
Synopsis:
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.

2.3 [27] The Bob Newhart Show: BACKLASH
MTM Prod. no. 7352 (Copyright Date 21Sep73)
29Sep73 CBS Sat
produced by Martin Cohan
directed by George Tyne.
Written by Susan Silver
director of photography: Paul Uhl.
Guest Cast:
Michael Conrad ........ Mr. Trevesco
Synopsis:
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 were supposed to be going to Mexico
for a vacation.

2.4 [28] The Bob Newhart Show: SOMEBODY DOWN HERE LIKES ME
MTM Prod. no. 7357 (Copyright Date 28Sep73)
06Oct73 CBS Sat
produced by Martin Cohan
directed by Jerry London.
Written by Peter Meyerson
director of photography: Paul Uhl.
Guest Cast:
John McMartin ........ Reverend Dan Bradford
Synopsis:
Rev. Dan Bradford seeks professional advice from Bob -- then makes a
startling announcement in his Sunday sermon.

2.5 [29] The Bob Newhart Show: EMILY IN FOR CAROL
MTM Prod. no. 7356 (Copyright Date 5Oct73)
13Oct73 CBS Sat
produced by Martin Cohan
directed by Alan Rafkin.
Written by Jerry Mayer
director of photography: Paul Uhl.
Guest star:
Teri Garr.
Nora Marlowe ......... Mrs. Manning
Synopsis:
With Carol on vacation, Emily is elected to fill in as the receptionist.
Everyone loves the idea -- except Bob.

2.6 [30] The Bob Newhart Show: HAVE YOU MET MISS DIETZ?
MTM Prod. no. 7353 (Copyright Date 15Oct73)
20Oct73 CBS Sat
produced by Martin Cohan
directed by George Tyne.
Written by Bill Idelson
director of photography: Paul Uhl.
Guest Cast:
Mariette Hartley ..... Marilyn Dietz
David Fresco ......... Mr. Brown
Synopsis:
Marilyn Dietz, a very attractive divorcee, creates a feud between Jerry
and Howard when she starts dating both of them.

2.7 [31] The Bob Newhart Show: OLD MAN RIVERS
MTM Prod. no. 7359 (Copyright Date 22Oct73)
27Oct73 CBS Sat
produced by Martin Cohan
written and directed by Martin Cohan.
director of photography: Paul Uhl.
Guest Cast:
Jeff Corey ........... Dr. Scott Rivers
Monty Margetts ....... Nurse
Don Fenwick .......... Young Doctor
Synopsis:
A rather embarrassing operation leads to romance between Carol and
her doctor. Everyone questions the relationship due to the new couple's age disparity.

2.8 [32] The Bob Newhart Show: MISTER EMILY HARTLEY
MTM Prod. no. 7363 (Copyright Date 29Oct73)
03Nov73 CBS Sat
produced by Martin Cohan
directed by Jerry London
Written by Charlotte Brown
director of photography: Paul Uhl; film editor: M. Pam Blumenthal.
Guest Cast:
Bill Quinn ........... Dr. Ralph Hodiak
Tom Patchett ......... David Robbins
Claudette Nevins ..... Hostess
Jay Tarses ........... Waiter
Synopsis:
Bob suffers an inferiority attack when a test reveals that Emily's
IQ is higher than his.

2.9 [33] The Bob Newhart Show: MUTINY ON THE HARTLEY
MTM Prod. no. 7309 (Copyright Date 5Nov73)
10Nov73 CBS Sat
produced by Martin Cohan
directed by Peter Baldwin.
Written by Tom Patchett & Jay Tarses
director of photography: Paul Uhl; film editor: M. Pam Blumenthal.
Guest Cast:
Henry Corden ........ Nenn the Plumber
Synopsis:
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.

2.10 [34] The Bob Newhart Show: I'M OKAY, YOU'RE OKAY, SO WHAT'S WRONG?
MTM Prod. no. 7310 (Copyright Date 12Nov73)
17Nov73 CBS Sat
produced by Martin Cohan
directed by George Tyne.
Written by Earl Barret
director of photography: Paul Uhl; film editor: M. Pam Blumenthal.
Guest star:
Katherine Helmond.
Synopsis:
Bob turns out to be an uncooperative patient when Emily makes an
appointment for them to see a marriage counselor.

2.11 [35] The Bob Newhart Show: FIT, FAT AND FORTY-ONE
MTM Prod. no. 7311 (Copyright Date 19Nov73)
24Nov73 CBS Sat
produced by Martin Cohan
directed by Peter Baldwin.
Written by Bill Idelson & Harvey Miller
director of photography: Paul Uhl.
Guest Cast:
Lilyan Chauvin ....... Olga
Bruce Kirby .......... Dr. Klein
Bob Ridgell .......... Mel the Repairman
Synopsis:
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 by women.

2.12 [36] The Bob Newhart Show: BLUES FOR MISTER BORDEN
MTM Prod. no. 7312 (Copyright Date 26Nov73)
01Dec73 CBS Sat
produced by Martin Cohan
directed by Jerry London.
Written by Tom Patchett & Jay Tarses
director of photography: Paul Uhl; film editor: M. Pam Blumenthal.
Synopsis:
Swinger 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 residence with Howard's ex-wife.

2.13 [37] The Bob Newhart Show: MY WIFE BELONGS TO DADDY
MTM Prod. no. 7362 (Copyright Date 3Dec73)
08Dec73 CBS Sat
produced by Martin Cohan
directed by Jerry London.
Written by Jerry Mayer
director of photography: Paul Uhl; film editor: M. Pam Blumenthal.
Guest Cast:
Dick Wilson .......... Milt
Ann Rutherford ....... Aggie Harrison
John Randolph ........ Cornelius "Junior" Harrison
Synopsis:
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, everything that Bob isn't.

2.14 [38] The Bob Newhart Show: T. S. ELLIOT
MTM Prod. no. 7368 (Copyright Date 10Dec73)
15Dec73 CBS Sat
produced by Martin Cohan
directed by Peter Baldwin.
Written by Gerry Renert & Jeff Wilhelm
director of photography: Paul Uhl; film editor: M. Pam Blumenthal.
Guest Cast:
Robert Riesel ......... Mr. Miller
Shirley O'Hara ........ Debbie Flett
Synopsis:
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 -- which is "yes."

2.15 [39] The Bob Newhart Show: I'M DREAMING OF A SLIGHT CHRISTMAS
MTM Prod. no. 7370, (Copyright Date 17Dec73)
22Dec73 CBS Sat
produced by Martin Cohan
directed by Peter Baldwin.
Written by Tom Patchett & Jay Tarses
director of photography: Paul Uhl.
Guest Cast:
Gene Blakely ....... Dr. Ralph Tetzi
Synopsis:
Christmas Eve is almost spoiled when Bob is trapped in the office
because of a power failure.

[--] 29Dec73 CBS Sat - no details

2.16 [40] The Bob Newhart Show: OH, BROTHER
MTM Prod. no. 7367 (Copyright Date 31Dec73
05Jan74 CBS Sat
produced by Martin Cohan
directed by Peter Baldwin.
Written by Martin Cohan
director of photography: Paul Uhl; film editor: M. Pam Blumenthal.
Guest Cast:
Raul Julia ...... Dr. Greg Robinson
Synopsis:
Jerry Robinson's brother shows up in Chicago after finishing dental school.
He takes over Jerry's life, his apartment, and his dental practice.

2.17 [41] The Bob Newhart Show: THE MODERNIZATION OF EMILY
MTM Prod. no. 7371 (Copyright Date 7Jan74)
12Jan74 CBS Sat
produced by Martin Cohan
directed by Peter Baldwin.
Written by Charlotte Brown
director of photography: Paul Uhl
Guest Cast:
Sharon Gless ....... Rosalie Shaeffer
J.J. Barry ......... Man in Market
Synopsis:
Emily decides to update her image with a kicky new wardrobe that she
says is youthful and Bob says is childish.

2.18 [42] The Bob Newhart Show: THE JOBLESS CORPS
MTM Prod. no. 7318 (Copyright Date 14Jan74)
19Jan74 CBS Sat
produced by Martin Cohan
directed by Peter Baldwin.
Written by Tom Patchett & Jay Tarses
director of photography: Paul Uhl.
Guest Cast:
Millie Slavin ...... Shirley Ullman
Synopsis:
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 unemployed. (Bob extends the invitation at Emily's insistence
when Howard's attempts to help her around the apartment begin driving her up the wall.)

2.19 [43] The Bob Newhart Show: CLINK SHRINK
MTM Prod. no. 7319 (Copyright Date 21Jan74)
26Jan74 CBS Sat
produced by Martin Cohan
directed by Peter Bonerz.
Written by Paul B. Lichtman & Howard Storm
director of photography: Paul Uhl; film editor: M. Pam Blumenthal.
Guest Cast:
Henry Winkler ....... Miles Lascoe
Len Lesser .......... Mr. Schwab
Synopsis:
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 influenced by his patient's manner than the
patient is by Bob's therapy.

2.20 [44] The Bob Newhart Show: MIND YOUR OWN BUSINESS
MTM Prod. no. 7320 (Copyright Date 28Jan74)
02Feb74 CBS Sat
produced by Martin Cohan
directed by Alan Rafkin.
Written by Tom Patchett & Jay Tarses
director of photography: Paul Uhl.
Guest Cast:
Ron Rifkin ......... Jeff Boggs
Lou Cutell ......... Harry the Delivery Man
Synopsis:
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 jelly sandwiches for lunch.

2.21 [45] The Bob Newhart Show: A LOVE STORY
MTM Prod. no. 7375 (Copyright Date 4Feb74)
09Feb74 CBS Sat
Produced by Martin Cohan
directed by Peter Bonerz.
Written by Martin Cohan
Director of photography: Paul Uhl.
Guest Cast:
Patti Jerome ....... Aunt Jessica
Dorothy Love ....... Lady in Elevator
Synopsis:
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 someone else.

2.22 [46] The Bob Newhart Show: BY THE WAY ... YOU'RE FIRED
(not to be confused with #128 "You're Fired Mr. Chips")
MTM Prod. no. 7322 (Copyright Date 11Feb74)
16Feb74 CBS Sat
produced by Martin Cohan
directed by Peter Baldwin.
Written by Barbara Gallagher & Sybil Adelman
director of photography: Paul Uhl; film editor: M. Pam Blumenthal.
Guest Cast:
Richard Schaal ....... Don Livingston
Gene Blakely ......... Dr. Ralph Tetzi
Jill Jaress .......... Mary Ellen
Dick Wilson .......... Man with Hat
Synopsis:
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.

2.23 [47] The Bob Newhart Show: CONFESSIONS OF AN ORTHODONTIST
MTM Prod. no. 7323 (Copyright Date 19Feb74)
23Feb74 CBS Sat
produced by Martin Cohan
directed by Peter Baldwin.
Written by Tom Patchett & Jay Tarses
director of photography: Paul Uhl.
Guest Cast:
Teri Garr.
Roger Perry ......... Dr. Frank Walburn
Synopsis:
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 produces the startling admission that
Jerry is in love with Emily.

2.24 [48] The Bob Newhart Show: A MATTER OF PRINCIPAL
(not to be confused with #86 "A Matter of Vice Principal")
MTM Prod. no. 7324 (Copyright Date 26Feb74)
02Mar74 CBS Sat
produced by Martin Cohan
directed by Don Bustany.
Written by Arnie Kogen & Ray Jessel
director of photography: Paul Uhl.
Guest Cast:
Milton Selzer .......... Mr. Brimskill
Lawrence Pressman ...... Ed Hoffman
Michael Conrad ......... Mr. Trevesco
Synopsis:
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.

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