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Starring Bob Newhart & Suzanne Pleshette
Season 6 (CBS) (1977-78)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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########### The Bob Newhart Show #############
############# season 6 1977-78 ###############
############## (final season) ################
CBS Saturdays 8:00 PM Eastern
22 episodes
Produced by Glen Charles and Les Charles

The Bob Newhart Show Opening Credits Short Version Season 6

The Bob Newhart Show Closing Credits 1977

6.1 [121] The Bob Newhart Show: BOB'S CHANGE OF LIFE
MTM Prod. no. 7051 (Copyright Date 19Sep77)
24Sep77 CBS Sat
produced by Glen Charles and Les Charles
directed by Peter Bonerz.
Written by Glen Charles and Les Charles
director of photography: Edward E. Nugent; film editor: M. Pam Blumenthal.
Guest Cast:
Charles Thomas Murphy ........ George Simmons
Synopsis:
Bob's well-ordered life turns topsy-turvy when he and Emily move to a new Chicago residence.

6.2 [122] The Bob Newhart Show: EX-CON JOB
MTM Prod. no. 7056 (Copyright Date 20Sep77)
01Oct77 CBS Sat
produced by Glen Charles and Les Charles
directed by Michael Zinberg.
Written by Ziggy Steinberg
director of photography: Edward E. Nugent; film editor: M. Pam Blumenthal.
Guest Cast:
Allen Case ....Steve Kopelson
Wyatt Johnson ....Richard Hawkins
Taurean Blacque ....Arthur Tatum
Ric Mancini ....Al Brolio
Bert Rosario ....Reuben Ortiz
Greg Lewis ....The Man
Synopsis:
Bob's attempt at treating convicts who are about to be released has
him climbing the walls. (sequel - see episode 135 'Son of Ex-con job')

6.3 [123] The Bob Newhart Show: A JACKIE STORY
MTM Prod. no. 7703 (Copyright Date 4Oct77)
08Oct77 CBS Sat
produced by Glen Charles and Les Charles
directed by Michael Zinberg.
Written by Lloyd Garver
director of photography: Edward E. Nugent; film editor: M. Pam Blumenthal.
Guest Cast:
Sam Kwasman ............. Danny James
Hope Alexander-Willis ... Jackie Windsor
Sondra Theodore ......... Girl Number One
Synopsis:
A ventriloquist and his dummy seek psychological help from Bob when
the dummy threatens to break up their successful showbiz act.

6.4 [124] The Bob Newhart Show: WHO WAS THAT MASKED MAN?
MTM Prod. no. 7058 (Copyright Date 11Oct77)
15Oct77 CBS Sat
produced by Glen Charles and Les Charles
directed by Dick Martin.
Written by Glen Charles & Les Charles
director of photography: Edward E. Nugent; film editor: M. Pam Blumenthal.
Guest Cast:
Toni Lamond ........... Doris Peterson
Synopsis:
Bob is puzzled when his henpecked patient, Mr. Petersen, asserts
himself with far-reaching consequences.

6.5 [125] The Bob Newhart Show: CARLIN'S NEW SUIT
MTM Prod. no. 7061 (Copyright Date 18Oct77)
22Oct77 CBS Sat
produced by Glen Charles and Les Charles
directed by Dick Martin.
Written by Andrew Smith
director of photography: Paul Uhl; film editor: M. Pam Blumenthal.
Guest Cast:
Loni Anderson .......... Leslie Greely
Mark Lenard ............ Earl Stanley Plummer
Sparky Marcus .......... Billy
Patrick Cranshaw ....... Bum
Synopsis:
Bob deals with the amusing problems of an improbable paternity suit
and a phone paging service that never pages him.

6.6 [126] The Bob Newhart Show: A DAY IN THE LIFE
MTM Prod. no. 7054 (Copyright Date 22Oct77)
29Oct77 CBS Sat
produced by Glen Charles and Les Charles
directed by Dick Martin.
Written by Kathy Donnell
director of photography: Edward E. Nugent; film editor: M. Pam Blumenthal.
Guest Cast:
Pam Kenneally .......... Becky Swerdlow
Robert Kenneally ....... Tom Swerdlow
Richard Stahl .......... Mel
Michael Boyle ......... Steward
Synopsis:
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.

[--] 05Nov77 CBS Sat - no details

6.7 [127] The Bob Newhart Show: MY SON, THE COMEDIAN
MTM Prod. no. 7059 (Copyright Date 7Nov77)
12Nov77 CBS Sat
produced by Glen Charles and Les Charles
directed by Dick Martin.
Written by David Lloyd
director of photography: Edward E. Nugent; film editor: M. Pam Blumenthal.
Guest Cast:
Johnny West .......... Jackie Whitefeather
Elizabeth Kerr ....... Minnie Farber
Synopsis:
It's no laughing matter for Howard when his son Howie announces he's
giving up regular school to become a comedian.

6.8 [128] The Bob Newhart Show: YOU'RE FIRED, MR. CHIPS
(not to be confused with #46 "By the Way ... You're Fired")
MTM Prod. no. 7063 (Copyright Date 14Nov77)
19Nov77 CBS Sat
produced by Glen Charles and Les Charles
directed by Peter Bonerz.
Written by Lloyd Garver
director of photography: Paul Uhl; film editor: M. Pam Blumenthal.
Guest Cast:
Ralph Bellamy ........ Dr. Alan Dreeben
Howard Witt .......... Dr. Ellis
Richard Roat ......... Dr. Thompson
Synopsis:
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. When Bob's former teacher, Professor Dreebe,
offers his services, it seems the perfect answer.

6.9 [129] The Bob Newhart Show: SHALLOW THROAT
MTM Prod. no. 7709 (Copyright Date 21Nov77)
26Nov77 CBS Sat
produced by Glen Charles and Les Charles
directed by Dick Martin.
Written by Earl Pomerantz
director of photography: Edward E. Nugent; film editor: M. Pam Blumenthal.
Guest Cast:
J. Jay Saunders ....... Williams
Frank Maxwell ......... Sgt. O'Connor
Synopsis:
At first, Bob is thrilled when a non-talkative patient named Mr. Twillmer finally
opens up after being told that anything he might say will be held in the strictest
confidence. His joy is short-lived when Twillmer confesses to grand larceny.

6.10 [130] The Bob Newhart Show: A GIRL IN HER TWENTIES
MTM Prod. no. 7055 (Copyright Date 28Nov77)
03Dec77 CBS Sat
produced by Glen Charles and Les Charles
directed by Peter Bonerz.
Written by Laura Levine
director of photography: Paul Uhl; film editor: M. Pam Blumenthal.
Guest Cast:
Mildred Natwick ........ Grace Dubois
Sondra Currie .......... Nora Dubois
Macon McCalman ......... Dr. Malcolm
J.J. Johnson ........... The Man
Synopsis:
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 can't cope with reality.

[--] 10Dec77 CBS Sat - no details

6.11 [131] The Bob Newhart Show: GRAND DELUSION
MTM Prod. no. 7067 (Copyright Date 13Dec77)
17Dec77 CBS Sat
produced by Glen Charles and Les Charles
directed by Dick Martin.
Written by Lloyd Garver
director of photography: Paul Uhl; film editor: M. Pam Blumenthal.
Guest Cast:
Morgan Fairchild .
F. William Parker ....... Mr. Marcus
Synopsis:
Bob and Emily celebrate their 10th wedding anniversary with a dream
flight into the fantasy of being married to different partners.

6.12 [132] The Bob Newhart Show: 'TWAS THE PIE BEFORE CHRISTMAS
MTM Prod. no. 7057 (Copyright Date 19Dec77)
24Dec77 CBS Sat
produced by Glen Charles and Les Charles
directed by Dick Martin.
Written by Phil David
director of photography: Edward E. Nugent; film editor: M. Pam Blumenthal.
Guest Cast:
Ben Freedman ........ Saul Lebowitz
Synopsis:
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.

[--] 31De77 CBS Sat - no details

6.13 [133] The Bob Newhart Show: FREUDIAN SHIP
MTM Prod. no. 7069 (Copyright Date 29Dec77)
07Jan78 CBS Sat
produced by Glen Charles and Les Charles
directed by Peter Bonerz.
Written by Earl Pomerantz
director of photography: Edward E. Nugent; film editor: M. Pam Blumenthal.
Guest Cast:
Robert Phelps .......... Graham
Jeff Donnell ........... Clara Hackler
John Crawford .......... Vern Hackler
Moosie Drier ........... Howie Borden
Claudette Duffy ........ Second Scavanger
Jack Scalici ........... Third Scavanger
Synopsis:
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.

6.14 [134] The Bob Newhart Show: GRIZZLY EMILY
MTM Prod. no. 7062 (Copyright Date 5Jan78)
14Jan78 CBS Sat
produced by Glen Charles and Les Charles
directed by Peter Bonerz.
Written by Laura Levine
director of photography: Paul Uhl; film editor: M. Pam Blumenthal.
Synopsis:
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 great out-of-doors.

6.15 [135] The Bob Newhart Show: SON OF EX-CON JOB
MTM Prod. no. 7070 (Copyright Date 17Jan78)
21Jan78 CBS Sat
produced by Glen Charles and Les Charles
directed by Michael Zinberg.
Written by Emily Purdum Marshall
director of photography: Edward E. Nugent; film editor: M. Pam Blumenthal.
Guest star:
Howard Hesseman
Allen Case ............ Steve Kopelson
Wyatt Johnson ......... Richard Hawkins
Taurean Blacque ....... Arthur Tatum
Ric Mancini ........... Al Brolio
Bert Rosario .......... Reuben Ortiz
Synopsis:
Bob counsels a quintet of jovial ex-convicts to help them find honest
employment. (sequel to episode 122 'Ex-con job')

6.16 [136] The Bob Newhart Show: GROUP ON A HOT TIN ROOF
MTM Prod. no. 7068 (Copyright Date 23Jan78)
28Jan78 CBS Sat
produced by Glen Charles and Les Charles
directed by Michael Zinberg
Written by Andrew Smith
director of photography: Edward E. Nugent; film editor: M. Pam Blumenthal.
Guest Cast:
Amzie Strickland ....... Bakerman Character
Lou Cutell ............. Peterson Charactor
Frank Ashmore .......... Bill Morgan
Synopsis:
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 World War I drama whose
characters bear a startling resemblance to the rest of Bob's patients,
the warfare really begins.

6.17 [137] The Bob Newhart Show: EMILY CARLIN, EMILY CARLIN
MTM Prod. no. 7717 (Copyright Date 31Jan78)
04Feb78 CBS Sat
produced by Glen Charles and Les Charles
directed by Peter Bonerz.
Written by Laura Levine
director of photography: Edward E. Nugent; film editor: M. Pam Blumenthal.
Guest Cast:
Michael Alldredge ..... Burt Harrison
Woody Skaggs .......... Jack Evans
Synopsis:
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.

6.18 [138] The Bob Newhart Show: EASY FOR YOU TO SAY
MTM Prod. no. 7071 (Copyright Date 7Feb78)
11Feb78 CBS Sat
produced by Glen Charles and Les Charles
Written by Andrew Smith
directed by Dick Martin
director of photography: Edward E. Nugent; film editor: M. Pam Blumenthal.
Guest Cast:
Jerry Fogel ........... Paul R. Billingham
J.R. Miller ........... First Kid
K.C. Martel ........... Second Kid
Synopsis:
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
devices to mask his problem, but a new television opportunity threatens to expose
his problem with disastrous results.

6.19 [139] The Bob Newhart Show: IT DIDN'T HAPPEN ONE NIGHT
MTM Prod. no. 7073 / Copyright Date 13Feb78
18Feb78 CBS Sat
produced by Glen Charles and Les Charles
directed by Dick Martin.
Written by Laura Levine
director of photography: Edward E. Nugent; film editor: M. Pam Blumenthal.
Guest Cast:
David Hedison ........... Steve Darnell
Russell Shannon ......... The Man
Synopsis:
Bob's friends close ranks to "protect" Emily Hartley when a handsome old flame pays her a very warm visit.

[--] 25Feb78 CBS Sat - no details

6.20 [140] The Bob Newhart Show: CAROL ANKLES FOR INDIE-PROD
MTM Prod. no. 7072 / Copyright Date 27Feb78
04Mar78 CBS Sat
produced by Glen Charles and Les Charles
directed by Mark C. Tinker.
Written by Lloyd Garver
director of photography: Edward E. Nugent; film editor: M. Pam Blumenthal.
Guest Cast:
John Terry Bell ....... Gary Johnson
Madeline Fisher ....... Miss Pringle
Neil Flanagan ......... Mr. Stevens
Mert Rich ............. Angry Man #2
Synopsis:
On the eve of being announced "Secretary of the Year," Carol informs Bob that she's
leaving his employ.

6.21 [141] The Bob Newhart Show: CRISIS IN EDUKATION (title on synopsis: Crisis in edukation)
MTM Prod. no. 7074 (Copyright Date 6Mar78)
11Mar78 CBS Sat
produced by Glen Charles and Les Charles
directed by Peter Bonerz.
Written by Earl Pomerantz
director of photography: Paul Uhl; film editor: M. Pam Blumenthal.
Guest Cast:
Edward Andrews ......... Principal Phil Bannister
Bill Zuckert ........... Mr. Kreever
Patricia Stevens ....... Wanda Moss
Robert Costanzo ........ Sal Petrone
Dolores Albin .......... Miss Nightingale
Brian Miller ........... Billy
Synopsis:
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.

[--] 18Mar CBS Sat - no details
[--] 25Mar CBS Sat - no details

6.22 [142] The Bob Newhart Show:  HAPPY TRAILS TO YOU (final episode)
MTM Prod. no. 7075 (Copyright Date 24Mar78)
01Apr78 CBS Sat
produced by Glen Charles and Les Charles
directed by Peter Bonerz and Michael Zinberg.
Written by (on film) Glen Charles, Les Charles & Lloyd Garver
written by (on synopsis): Madelyn DiMaggio Wagner
director of photography: Edward E. Nugent; film editor: M. Pam Blumenthal.
Guest Cast:
Bill Quinn ........... Dr. James Wyler
Bob gives up his psychological practice in Chicago to become a professor at
a small college in Oregon.

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