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Starring Bob Newhart, Mary Frann & Tom Poston
Season 2 (CBS) (1983-84)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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references:
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CBS (Mondays 9:30 PM EST)
Produced by Sheldon Bull

2.01 [023] Newhart: IT HAPPENED ONE AFTERNOON pt. 1
no. 3101
14Oct83
directed by Rod Daniel
script: Barry Kemp
Dick has a provocatively funny encounter with Erica Chase--
a famous film star with a legendary reputation as a seducer
of men. Joanna, familiar with Chase's reputation, reluctantly
consents to Dick flying to New York to meet with her. During
Dick's absence, Stephanie Vanderkellen (Julia Duffy) shows up
at the Inn with the sad story that she left her husband of two
days and is seeking employment of some kind.

2.02 [024] Newhart: IT HAPPENED ONE AFTERNOON pt. 2
no. 3102
21Oct83
directed by Rod Daniel
script: Barry Kemp
The lovely Erica Chase hires Dick to write her autobiography
and insists on developing a very intimate writer/subject
relationship so she might bare her soul. Back at the Inn,
Stephanie tells Joanna her parents have decided she should
give up her new job and move back home.

2.03 [025] Newhart: ANIMAL ATTRACTIONS
no. 3103
28Oct83
directed by Rod Daniel
script: Barbara Hall
Stephanie's ex-husband and a stray sheep dog both show up at
the Stratford Inn. Dick and Joanna convince Stephanie that
she should explain to her husband why she left him after only
two days of marriage.

2.04 [026] Newhart: THE STRATFORD WIVES
no. 3106
4Nov83
directed by Donna Wheeler
script: Barbara Hall
The Loudons are invited to attend their first Vermont potluck
dinner. The fun wears off for Joanna when she has to join the
women in the kitchen while the men sit down to enjoy their meal.

2.05 [027] Newhart: THE GIRL FORM MANHATTEN
no. 3108
11Nov83
directed by Linda Day.
script: Nat Mauldin; story: Michael Vetrie.
Dick reluctantly becomes involved when Joanna reveals that the
little theater group has been doing a non-musical version of
"My Fair Lady" for twenty-seven years. She talks him into
dusting off his original play "The Girl from Manhattan," which
he'd written for her some sixteen years earlier. The leading
character is named Joanna, so naturally she thinks she's going
to star in the production...

2.06 [028] Newhart: DON'T RAIN ON MY PARADE
no. 3115
18Nov83
directed by Will Makenzie.
script: Barbara Hall.
Dick agrees to host a turkey dinner for the Thanksgiving Day
Parade workers and Joanna winds up cooking dinner for the entire town.

2.07 [029] Newhart: LADY AND THE TRAMPS
no. 3112
1Dec83
directed by Donna Wheeler.
script: Sheldon Bull.
Stephanie is lost in a Vermont snowstorm and is rescued by
Larry and his two brothers Darryl and Darryl.

2.08 [030] Newhart: THE MAN WHO CAME FOREVER
no. 3105
8Dec83
directed by Rod Daniel.
script: Sheldon Bull.
Dick's attempt to finish a book assignment is delayed by the
prospect of a miniature golf course, a permanent boarder, and
his caretaker's retirement plan.

2.09 [031] Newhart: THE LOOKS OF LOVE
no. 3104
12Dec83
directed by Dick Martin
script: Shelley Zellman
Kirk launches a singles' club at the Stratford Inn in a thinly
veiled attempt to discover the girl of his dreams.

2.10 [032] Newhart: KIRK GOES FOR THE JUGGLER
no. 3109
23Dec83
directed by Will Makenzie.
script: Emily Marshall.
Kirk confides to the Loudons that this new girl, Cindy, is
the most perfect woman he has ever met and worries about making
a good impression. However, when he learns that Cindy earns
her living as a clown, he reassesses his feelings.

2.11 [033] Newhart: A JUG OF WINE, A LOAF OF BREAD, AND POW
no. 3120
5Jan84
directed by Dick Martin
script: Barry Kemp, Sheldon Bull & Emily Marshall.
Stephanie attends a poetry reading at local Dartmouth College
to check out the eligible men and invites Joanna along as her
"intellectual cover." However, the handsome poet ignores
Stephanie completely, focusing his attention on Joanna.

2.12 [034] Newhart: CATS
no. 3121
12Jan84
directed by Jim Drake
script: Barry Kemp, Sheldon Bull & Emily Marshall.
Stephanie is green with envy when her former Prince Charming
shows up married to her former high school rival and best
friend. What happens can best be likened to two cats vying for the same turf.

2.13 [035] Newhart: CURIOUS GEORGE AT THE FIREHOUSE
no. 3111
19Jan84
directed by Will Makenzie
teleplay by Miriam Trogdon
story by Will Porter, Rich Procter
George basks in the light of his new self-image, but a sudden
crisis finds him calling out to Dick for help. Stephanie is
given a chance to learn the true meaning of giving when Cindy
invites her to act as a volunteer in a charity rummage sale.

2.14 [036] Newhart: BOOK BEAT
no. 3114
26Jan84
directed by Will Makenzie
teleplay by Miriam Trogdon
story by Will Porter, Rich Procter
Dick guests on a television interview show and winds up as the
program's new host. His eccentric first guest makes the job
tougher than he thought.

2.15 [037] Newhart: KIRK POPS THE QUESTION
no. 3119
2Feb84
directed by Jim Drake
script: Barry Kemp & Emily Marshall
Dick tries to cope with the problems of a phobia-plagued guest.
Meanwhile, Kirk is rapidly becoming a basket case as he attempts
to ask pretty Cindy Parker the most important question of his life.

2.16 [038] Newhart: BEST FRIENDS
no. 3123
9Feb84
directed by Will Mackenzie
script: Barry Kemp & Emily Marshall
When Kirk learns that the man from Rocket Burger is appealing
to the City Council to grant him permission to build, he panics
and entreats Dick to oppose the action in order to preserve the
old-world integrity of the community.

2.17 [039] Newhart: KIRK TIES ONE ON
no. 3122
23Feb84
directed by Will Mackenzie
script: Ken Peragine, Howard Friedlander
story by Neal Marlens.
Dick and Joanna get the Inn ready for Kirk's marriage to
Cindy Parker. Everyone is invited, including Larry, Darryl, and Darryl.

2.18 [040] Newhart: GO, GRANDMA, GO
no. 3126
2Mar84
directed by John Tracy
script: Barbara Hall, Miriam Trogdon & Emily Marshall.
When Kirk's car breaks down as he and his new bride are
starting out for their Niagara Falls honeymoon, Grandma Devane
offers her car for the trip. It seems like a perfect solution
until the highway patrol gets into the act.

2.19 [041] Newhart: LEAVE IT TO THE BEAVERS
no. 3127
8Mar84
directed by Will Mackenzie
script: Barbara Hall, Miriam Trogdon & Emily Marshall.
The Loudons have their hands full with a strange guest and his
"invisible" wife. To make matters worse, they mediate the first
husband-and-wife dispute between Kirk and Cindy.

2.20 [042] Newhart: VERMONT TODAY
no. 3129
15Mar84
directed by John Tracy
script: Barry Kemp, Sheldon Bull & Emily Marshall
Show producer Michael Harris tells Dick he wants a "classy"
guy for the new "classy" television talk show. Dick finally
agrees, much to the delight of Joanna and all her friends.

2.21 [043] Newhart: SEND HER, ELLA
no. 3128
23Mar84
directed by John Tracy
script: Barbara Hall, Miriam Trogdon
Before Stephanie knows what's going on, she agrees to watch
over the Inn while the Loudons make preparations for a beauty
pageant. However, when the girls show up at the Inn, she
becomes covetous of the prizes the girls will win.

2.22 [044] Newhart: NEW FACES OF 1951
no. 3107
6Apr84
directed by John Tracy
script: Ken Peragine, Howard Friedlander
story by Neal Marlens.
When George admits he's never had a birthday party, Dick and
Joanna make immediate plans to invite all of George's friends
to a gala celebration. However, this proves somewhat more
difficult than they'd imagined.

production nos. 3110-3113-3116-3117-3118-3124-3125
not used in season 2

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