CTVA US Comedy - "Newhart" (MTM/CBS) Season 5 (1986-87)

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Starring Bob Newhart, Mary Frann & Tom Poston
Season 5 (CBS) (1986-87)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
references:
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############# season 5 1986-87 ###############
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CBS (Mondays 9:00 PM EST)
Produced by Michael Loman & Arnie Kogen

5.01 [091] Newhart: CO-HOST TWINKLIE
no. 6108
22Sep86
directed by Delores Ferraro
script by David Mirkin
Dick's television show is canceled, a victim of low ratings.
However, before the cancellation blues can set in, Michael
announces that Dick will host a new, modern, fast-moving show
called "On the Town" and that Dick can even pick his own co-hostess.

5.02 [092] Newhart: CAMP STEPHANIE
no. 6101
30Sep86
directed by Tom Trbovich
script by Robert Pennington and Don Hart.
Stephanie is determined to bring the "great outdoors" indoors
when she takes over temporary leadership of a troop of
11-year-old Ranger Girls. However, her idea of teaching the
girls survival techniques is more than a little confusing to
her young charges when she explains how to handle a broken
nail on the night of a coming-out party.

5.03 [093] Newhart: DICK, THE KID
no. 6109
8Oct86
directed by Barton Dean
script by Arnie Kogen
While waiting for inspiration to write another "how-to" book,
Dick reads a western novel that re-awakens his childhood dream
of being a cowboy. Dressed in his cowboy outfit, he takes a
short leave from the Inn and chases his dream west to a ranch
where he is taken on as a hired hand.

5.04 [094] Newhart: HIGH FIDELITY
no. 6105
15Oct86
directed by Michael Lessac
script by Tom Seeley and Norm Gunzenhauser
When Dick is busy writing a new book, Joanna joins a wine
tasting class and makes friends with a fellow classmate,
Hal Foster. Almost immediately, Michael and some of Dick's
other friends think the worst.

5.05 [095] Newhart: DESPERATELY DESIRING SUSAN pt. 1
no. 6103
22Oct86
directed by David Steinberg
script by Miriam Trogdon
Working long hours with his new assistant, Susan , on a
television anniversary special sparks an unexpected romance
for Michael. The real fireworks fly when Stephanie hears about
it and gives Michael the ultimatum of choosing between the two of them.

5.06 [096] Newhart: DESPERATELY DESIRING SUSAN pt. 2
no. 6104
29Oct86
directed by David Steinberg
script by Miriam Trogdon
Behaving like a woman scorned, Stephanie shows up at the local
television station's big anniversary party with the woman who
has stolen his affections. In addition, Dick is annoyed when
he learns that Michael has managed to botch his participation
in the station's anniversary special.

5.07 [097] Newhart: MY TWO AND ONLY
no. 6107
13Nov86
directed by Michael Lessac
script by Douglas Wyman
Larry, Darryl, and Darryl may be heading for a split when their
new friend, Sam, eases Larry out of the picture as leader of the trio.

5.08 [098] Newhart: THANKSGIVING FOR THE MEMORIES
no. 6114
21Nov86
directed by J. D. Lobue
script by David Mirkin
Dick's dream of an old-fashioned Thanksgiving is shattered
when everything that could possibly go wrong does just that.

5.09 [099] Newhart: UTLEY, CAN YOU SPEND A DIME?
no. 6102
26Nov86
directed by Tom Trbovich
When Dick's check bounces, the whole town thinks he's
destitute and George offers to lend him his life's savings.

5.10 [100] Newhart: SWEET AND SOUR CHARITY
no. 6112
3Dec86
directed by Lee Shallat
Dick and Joanna are given an opportunity to overcome their
newcomer status in town when they are asked to head up a drive
to save the local library. Dick finds out that he has a lot
of critics.

5.11 [101] Newhart: EVERYBODY OUGHT TO HAVE A MAID
no. 6113
12Dec86
directed by Peter Baldwin
Stephanie tries to make the most of a toe injury to avoid her
duties as maid until Dick and Joanna hire a replacement.
Stephanie loves being pampered until Dick and Joanna hire a
human dynamo named Sylvia as a temporary maid.

5.12 [102] Newhart: SATURDAY IN NEW YORK WITH GEORGE
no. 6110
19Dec86
directed by Peter Baldwin
Dick is invited to a publisher's party in New York and
reluctantly agrees to take George with him since Joanna is
stuck at home with guests.

5.13 [103] Newhart: LOVE LETTERS IN THE MUD
no. 6111
31Dec86
directed by J. D. Lobue
Michael composes a love letter for Larry, who wants to impress
Jolene, the girl of his dreams.

5.14 [104] Newhart: THE FIRST OF THE BELLES
no. 6115
9Jan87
directed by Peter Baldwin
script by Douglas Wyman
An old college friend of Dick's shows up at the Inn to do a
little skiing and get over a divorce. Dick then has to try to
explain to Joanna why he once proposed to her.

5.15 [105] Newhart: IT'S MY PARTY AND I'LL DIE IF I WANT TO
no. 6116
16Jan87
directed by Michael Lessac
script by Kerry Ehrin
Stephanie's Uncle Ned is celebrating his 100th birthday and
everyone is invited to the Vanderkellen mansion for the big
party. The Vanderkellen code of behavior gets its first real
test when Uncle Ned blows out the birthday candles and promptly drops dead.

5.16 [106] Newhart: CHIMES, THEY ARE A-CHANGIN'
no. 6117
23Jan87
directed by J. D. Lobue
script by Tom Seeley and Norm Gunzenhauser
A heavy winter storm has everyone acting a little strange,
including George who insists on personally repairing the town's
damaged bell tower.

5.17 [107] Newhart: UNFRIENDLY PERSUASION
no. 6118
30Jan87
directed by David Steinberg
script by Miriam Trogdon
Dick's power of persuasion is needed to help Joanna overcome
her fear of eye doctors and to patch up a misunderstanding
between George and Stephanie.

5.18 [108] Newhart: JAIL, JAIL, THE GANG'S ALL THERE
no. 6119
6Feb87
directed by J. D. Lobue
script by Arnie Kogen
Dick steps in to defend Larry Darryl & Darryl when they are accused of cattle rustling

5.19 [109] Newhart: DICK 'THE RIPPER' LOUDON
no. 6106
13Feb87
Dick becomes known as the acerbic wit of television when he
begins to verbally attack his guests on the otherwise dull
"Vermont Today" show.

5.20 [110] Newhart: FUN WITH DICK AND JOANNA
no. 6120
20Feb87
directed by Peter Baldwin
script by Linda Campanelli and M. M. Shelly Moore
Dick and Joanna take off on a madcap adventure after she
convinces him that he's in a rut and never does anything spontaneous.

5.21 [111] Newhart: NIGHT MOVES
no. 6122
6Mar87
written and directed by David Mirkin
Dick has a quarrel with Joanna and ends up being thrown out
of their bedroom for the night. He stubbornly refuses to give
in and finds that trying to get a good night's sleep can be a nightmare.

5.22 [112] Newhart: HARRIS ANKLES PIV FOR WEB POST
no. 6121
13Mar87
written and directed by Douglas Wyman
Michael gets a shot at the big time, but his future in network
television depends on delivering quality programming--something
he's not too familiar with. Meanwhile, George has great
expectations and hopes of being immortalized when he discovers
an unusual rock formation.

5.23 [113] Newhart: GOODBYE AND GOOD RIDDANCE, MR CHIPS
no. 6123
27Mar87
directed by David Steinberg
script by Arnie Kogen
Dick enrolls in a typing class, only to find out that the
teacher, Mr. Rooney, is the same tyrant he had for a
sixth-grade teacher in elementary school. Joanna suggests
that inviting him to dinner might loosen him up.

5.24 [114] Newhart: MUCH TO DO WITHOUT MUFFIN
no. 6124
7Apr87
directed by Peter Baldwin
script by Tom Seeley, Norm Gunzenhauser, and David Tyron King.
It's a long three-day weekend and Michael is at a loss because
Stephanie has plans that don't include him. In desperation,
Michael accompanies George to a Beaver Lodge dinner.

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