CTVA US Comedy - "The Bob Newhart Show" (MTM/CBS) Season 3 (1974-75)

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Starring Bob Newhart & Suzanne Pleshette
Season 3 (CBS) (1974-75)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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########### The Bob Newhart Show #############
############# season 3 1974-75 ###############
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CBS Saturdays 9:30 PM Eastern
Produced by Tom Patchett and Jay Tarses

3.1 [49] The Bob Newhart Show: BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING
MTM Prod. no. 4052 (Copyright Date 5Sep74)
14Sep74 CBS Sat
produced by Tom Patchett and Jay Tarses
directed by Robert Moore
written by Charlotte Brown
director of photography: Paul Uhl.
Synopsis:
Bob is faced with the possibility that his younger sister may move
in with her boyfriend, Howard Borden.

3.2 [50] The Bob Newhart Show: THE BATTLE OF THE GROUPS
MTM Prod. no. 4051 (Copyright Date 12Sep74)
21Sep74 CBS Sat
produced by Tom Patchett and Jay Tarses
directed by Alan Rafkin
written by Tom Patchett and Jay Tarses
Guest Cast:
Howard Hesseman
Daniel J. Travanti ...... Victor Gianelli
Lenore Woodward ......... Mrs. Havlicek
Millie Slavin ........... Shirley Ullman
Synopsis:
Bob takes two of his therapy groups to a rustic retreat for a marathon
session that never progresses further than everyone's complaints
about the primitive conditions of their accommodations.

3.3 [51] The Bob Newhart Show: THE GREAT TIMPAU MEDICAL ARTS CO-OP EXPERIMENT
MTM Prod. no. 4056 (Copyright Date 18Sep74)
28Sep74 CBS Sat
produced by Tom Patchett and Jay Tarses
directed by George Tyne
written by Coleman Mitchell & Geoffrey Neigher
director of photography: Paul Uhl; film editor: M. Pam Blumenthal.
Guest Cast:
Julie Payne ........ Dr. Sharon Rudell
Tom Lacy ........... Dr. Stan Whelan
Synopsis:
Jerry Robinson suggests that all the doctors in the building form
a co-op to treat each other for free. This leads to chaos and hostility
that find expression in Bob's special all-doctor therapy group.

3.4 [52] The Bob Newhart Show: THE SEPARATION STORY
MTM Prod. no. 4054 (Copyright Date 27Sep74)
05Oct74 CBS Sat
produced by Tom Patchett and Jay Tarses
directed by Peter Bonerz
written by Tom Patchett and Jay Tarses
director of photography: Paul Uhl.
Guest Cast:
Kathryn Ish ........... Mrs. Heinsohn
Bryan O'Byrne .......... Mr. Doheny
Richard Stahl .......... Bellboy
Synopsis:
For the sake of their marriage -- as well as Emily's Master's Degree
and Bob's heavy work schedule -- the Hartleys decide that it would
be best if they took up separate residences.

3.5 [53] The Bob Newhart Show: SORRY, WRONG MOTHER
MTM Prod. no. 4067 (Copyright Date 4Oct74)
12Oct74 CBS Sat
produced by Tom Patchett and Jay Tarses
directed by Jay Sandrich.
written by Charlotte Brown
director of photography Pat Uhl; film editor M. Pam Blumenthal
Synopsis:
Howard Borden is about to introduce his son to Ellen. He tries to
remold her into an image the boy will like.

3.6 [54] The Bob Newhart Show: THE GRAY FLANNEL SHRINK
MTM Prod. no. 4064 (Copyright Date 11Oct74)
19Oct74 CBS
produced by Tom Patchett and Jay Tarses
directed by Peter Bonerz.
Written by Jerry Mayer
director of photography: Paul Uhl.
Guest Cast:
Edward Winter ........ Wes Greenfield
John Anderson ....... Mr. Charlie Colton
Mary-Robin Redd ...... Susan Wick
Jerry Fogel .......... Paul Hollander
Synopsis:
Bob gives up most of his private practice to become the staff
psychologist with a major insurance company. He soon learns that
it's possible for a man in the corporate world to do his job too well.

3.7 [55] The Bob Newhart Show: DR. RYAN'S EXPRESS
MTM Prod. no. 4059 (Copyright Date 16Oct74)
26Oct74 CBS Sat
produced by Tom Patchett and Jay Tarses
directed by Alan Rafkin
written by Tom Patchett and Jay Tarses
director of photography: Paul Uhl; film editor: M. Pam Blumenthal.
Guest Cast:
Paula Victor ........ Mrs. Della Vella
Maxine Stuart ....... Mrs. Chaney
Shirley O'Hara ...... Debbie Flett
Synopsis:
Bob's office routine becomes a wreck when Jerry hires a temporary
receptionist. She's a very nice but very vague woman who can't even
get Bob's name straight.

3.8 [56] The Bob Newhart Show: BRUTALLY YOURS, BOB HARTLEY
MTM Prod. no. 4062 (Copyright Date 25Oct74)
02Nov74 CBS Sat
produced by Tom Patchett and Jay Tarses
directed by Alan Rafkin
written by John Rappaport
director of photography: Paul Uhl; film editor: M. Pam Blumenthal.
Guest Cast:
Lawrence Pressman .... Ed Hoffman
Synopsis:
Having preached honesty in relationships to his patients, Bob decides
to follow his own advice. Immediately he offends two dinner guests
and starts an argument with Emily.

3.9 [57] The Bob Newhart Show: SHIP OF SHRINKS
MTM Prod. no. 4066 (Copyright Date 1Nov74)
09Nov74 CBS Sat
produced by Tom Patchett and Jay Tarses
directed by Alan Rafkin.
Written by Coleman Mitchel and Geoffrey Neigher
director of photography: Paul Uhl.
Guest Cast:
Dolores Sutton ........ Madelyn Kalisher
David L. Lander ....... Milt the Delivery Boy
Synopsis:
Bob's first literary venture turns out to be less than triumphant.
His embarrassment makes him reluctant to join a convention of
psychologists on a flight to Hawaii, especially when he finds out
that Howard is the navigator.

3.10 [58] The Bob Newhart Show: LIFE IS A HAMBURGER
MTM Prod. no. 4068 (Copyright Date 8Nov74)
16Nov74 CBS Sat
produced by Tom Patchett and Jay Tarses
directed by George Tyne
written by Jerry Mayer
director of photography: Pat Uhl.
Guest Cast:
Richard Schaal ....... Don Livingston
Meg Wyllie ........... Mrs. Fleming
John J. Fox .......... Judge Fleming
Synopsis:
Carol's announcement that she's going to marry Don Fesler --
an unpublished poet with bad feet -- brings negative reactions from her friends.

3.11 [59] The Bob Newhart Show: AN AMERICAN FAMILY
MTM Prod. no. 4069 (Copyright Date 19Nov74)
23Nov74 CBS Sat
produced by Tom Patchett and Jay Tarses
directed by Peter Bonerz.
Written by Charlotte Brown
director of photography: Paul Uhl.
Guest Cast:
Ann Rutherford ..... Aggie Harrison
John Randolph ...... Cornelius "Junior" Harrison
Synopsis:
Emily's plans for a wonderful turkey dinner go downhill when Bob's
mother and Emily's father begin insulting one another the night before Thanksgiving.

3.12 [60] The Bob Newhart Show: WE LOVE YOU ... GOODBYE
MTM Prod. no. 4061 (Copyright Date 22Nov74)
30Nov74 CBS Sat
produced by Tom Patchett and Jay Tarses
directed by Peter Bonerz
written by Charlotte Brown
director of photography: Paul Uhl
film editors: M. Pam Blumenthal, Michael Wilcox.
Guest Cast:
Ann Weldon .......... Adele Sinclair
Joan Tompkins ....... Mrs. Cowens
Synopsis:
Bob forms an all-women consciousness-raising group. He gets kicked
out after Emily joins and inadvertently points out some of the
unliberated areas in their own marriage.

3.13 [61] The Bob Newhart Show: JERRY ROBINSON CRUSOE
MTM Prod. no. 4055 (Copyright Date 3Dec74)
07Dec74 CBS Sat
produced by Tom Patchett and Jay Tarses
directed by Alan Rafkin
written by Erik Tarloff
director of photography: Paul Uhl.
Guest Cast:
Gail Strickland ........ Courtney Simpson
Synopsis:
After renewing an acquaintance with the beautiful and free-spirited
Courtney Simpson, Jerry decides to give up his dental practice: he
wants to follow his dreams of romance and adventure by taking
Miss Simpson to Tahiti.

3.14 [62] The Bob Newhart Show: SERVE FOR DAYLIGHT
MTM Prod. no. 4071 (Copyright Date 6Dec74)
14Dec74 CBS Sat
produced by Tom Patchett and Jay Tarses
directed by Alan Rafkin.
Written by Jerry Mayer
director of photography: Paul Uhl.
Guest Cast:
Paula Shaw ....Dr. Tammy Ziegler
Synopsis:
Bob thinks his chances of winning a doctor's tennis tournament are
pretty good until he learns that his doubles partner will be Emily.

3.15 [63] The Bob Newhart Show: HOME IS WHERE THE HURT IS
MTM Prod. no. 4065 (Copyright Date 17Dec74)
21Dec74 CBS Sat
produced by Tom Patchett and Jay Tarses
directed by Alan Rafkin.
Written by Tom Patchett and Jay Tarses
director of photography: Paul Uhl.
Guest Cast:
Bill Quinn .... Eddie the Mailman
Synopsis:
Facing the depressing prospect of returning home to Iowa to spend
the holidays with her domineering parents, Carol brings her troubles
to Bob's apartment. There she spends Christmas Eve pouring out the
disasters of her childhood.

[--] 28Dec74 CBS Sat - no details

3.16 [64] The Bob Newhart Show: TOBIN'S BACK IN TOWN
MTM Prod. no. 4057 (Copyright Date 30Dec74)
04Jan75 CBS Sat
produced by Tom Patchett and Jay Tarses
directed by Peter Bonerz.
Written by Michael Zinberg
director of photography: Paul Uhl; film editor: M. Pam Blumenthal.
Guest Cast:
Fred Willard .... John Emil Tobin
Synopsis:
Ellen's ex-fiancee, John Tobin -- a tall, handsome egomaniac in
suede and leather -- arrives in Chicago to win Ellen back. The
situation plays havoc with Howard's basic insecurities.

3.17 [65] The Bob Newhart Show: THINK SMARTLY -- VOTE HARTLEY
MTM Prod. no. 4070 (Copyright Date 3Jan75)
11Jan75 CBS Sat
produced by Tom Patchett and Jay Tarses
directed by Bob Finkel
written by Coleman Mitchell and Geoffrey Neigher
director of photography: Pat Uhl; film editor: M. Pam Blumenthal.
Guest Cast:
George Wyner ....... Rex Pottinger
Before he has a chance to say no, Bob finds himself running for
the chairman of the local school board against an incumbent who
hasn't attended a board meeting for six months.

3.18 [66] The Bob Newhart Show: THE WAY WE WEREN'T
MTM Prod. no. 4063 (Copyright Date 13Jan75)
18Jan75 CBS Sat
produced by Tom Patchett and Jay Tarses
directed by Jim Burrows.
Written by Roger Beatty
director of photography: Paul Uhl; film editor: M. Pam Blumenthal.
Guest Cast:
David Knapp ............ Ralph
Joseph R. Sicari ....... Dennis Budmur
Wayne Tippit ........... Pilot
Gary Krawford ......... Co-Pilot
Synopsis:
Emily is more than a little curious about Bob's reluctance to talk
about a girl he used to date. Then Howard inadvertently spills the beans.

3.19 [67] The Bob Newhart Show: A POUND OF FLESH
MTM Prod. no. 4074 (Copyright Date 21Jan75)
25Jan75 CBS Sat
produced by Tom Patchett and Jay Tarses
directed by Alan Rafkin.
Written by Jerry Mayer
director of photography: Paul Uhl.
Guest Cast:
Dick Wilson ......... Mr. Berry
Synopsis:
Bob and Jerry have a falling-out when Jerry demands that Bob lend
him money for a new motorcycle.

3.20 [68] The Bob Newhart Show: MY BUSINESS IS SHRINKING
MTM Prod. no. 4053 (Copyright Date 27Jan75)
01Feb75 CBS Sat
produced by Tom Patchett and Jay Tarses
directed by Alan Rafkin
written by Arnie Kogen and Ray Jessel
director of photography: Paul Uhl
film editors: M. Pam Blumenthal, Michael Wilcox.
Guest Cast:
Phillip R. Allen ..... Dr. Frank Walburn
Ray Stewart .......... Congressman Jerome Shetland
Timothy Blake ........ Midge
Mary Jo Catlett ...... Mrs. Engelhart
Jay Kogen ............ Jay
Synopsis:
With his confidence fading as fast as his list of patients, Bob
decides to follow Emily's advice and see a psychiatrist about his problem.

3.21 [69] The Bob Newhart Show: THE NEW LOOK
MTM Prod. no. 4073 (Copyright Date 04Feb75)
08Feb75 CBS Sat
produced by Tom Patchett and Jay Tarses
directed by Peter Bonerz
Written by Gordon & Lynne Farr
director of photography: Paul Uhl; film editor: M. Pam Blumenthal.
Guest Cast:
Cliff Norton ........ Maury
Marcia Lewis ........ Dorothy
Synopsis:
Emily redecorates the apartment in antiques. Bob finds her choice of
furniture uncomfortable, unappealing, and hazardous to his health.

3.22 [70] The Bob Newhart Show: BOB HITS THE CEILING
(not to be confused with #72 "The Ceiling hits Bob")
MTM Prod. no. 4072 (Copyright Date 11Feb75)
15Feb75 CBS Sat
produced by Tom Patchett and Jay Tarses
directed by Jay Sandrich.
Written by Phil Davis
director of photography: Paul Uhl
film editors: M. Pam Blumenthal, Michael Wilcox.
Guest Cast:
Al Stellone ....... The Plumber
Synopsis:
Bob breaks a long-standing rule against treating friends when he agrees
to counsel Emily's chum, whose marriage to a muscular gym teacher seems
to be breaking up.

3.23 [71] The Bob Newhart Show: EMILY HITS THE CEILING
MTM Prod. no. 4075 (Copyright Date 14Feb75)
22Feb75 CBS Sat
produced by Tom Patchett and Jay Tarses
directed by James Burrows.
Written by Jerry Mayer
director of photography: Paul Uhl.
Guest Cast:
Howard Hesseman
George Wyner ........ Rex Pottinger
Tom Newman .......... Spitball
Susan Davis ......... "Band-Aid" Pottinger
Synopsis:
Emily agrees to help operate a children's summer camp and tries to
persuade Bob to be one of the counselors.

[--] 01Mar75 CBS Sat - no details

3.24 [72] The Bob Newhart Show: THE CEILING HITS BOB
(not to be confused with #70 "Bob Hits the Ceiling")
MTM Prod. no. 4076, (Copyright Date 4Mar75)
08Mar75 CBS Sat
produced by Tom Patchett and Jay Tarses
directed by Alan Rafkin.
Written by Tom Patchett and Jay Tarses
director of photography: Paul Uhl.
Guest Cast:
Jess Nadelman ....... Bud Brey
Bill Quinn ........ Eddie the Mailman
Don Nagel ........... The Waiter
Synopsis:
Bob becomes the "oldest permanent psychologist in Chicago" when the
ceiling in his office collapses and he has to set up shop wherever
he can find the space.

########### The Bob Newhart Show #############
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