CTVA US Comedy - "Newhart" (MTM/CBS) Season 6 (1987-88)

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Starring Bob Newhart, Mary Frann & Tom Poston
Season 6 (CBS) (1987-88)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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references:
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################ Newhart ###################
############# season 6 1987-88 ###############
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CBS (Mondays 9:00 PM EST)
Produced by Arnie Kogen

6.01 [115] Newhart: HERE'S TO YOU MRS LOUDON
no. 7102
9Sep87
directed by Michael Lessac
Dick has an unexpected reaction when a teen-age boy staying
at the inn develops a crush on his wife Joanna. While Joanna
thinks that young Andy's affections are cute and harmless, she
has second thoughts when they start getting out of hand.

6.02 [116] Newhart: PRIMA DARRYL
no. 7104
16Sep87
directed by Dick Martin
Larry is troubled by a deep, dark family secret which he
insists on sharing with Dick and Joanna. He has discovered
that Darryl #1 is actually the oldest, not himself, and the
result is a shake-up in the ranks, with Darryl taking over as
leader of the trio.

6.03 [117] Newhart: INN THIS CORNER
no. 7101
23Sep87
directed by Peter Baldwin
Dick and Joanna are befriended by a fun-loving couple who
announce that they have bought a neighboring house and are
turning it into an Inn. Things begin to look bleak for the
Stratford Inn when their new competition turns out to be a big success.

6.04 [118] Newhart: ME AND MY GAYLE
no. 7103
30Sep87
directed by Barton Dean
At his fortieth high school reunion, George is still trying
to get up the nerve to tell his secret high school crush Gayle
how he feels about her. When George learns that the girl he
has secretly longed for since high school will be attending
the reunion, he drags Dick along for moral support.

6.07 [119] Newhart: READING, WRITING, AND RATING POINTS
no. 7105
7Oct87
directed by David Steinberg
Michael needs an original idea for a new television show and
decides to steal one from a student in his television
production class. He also manages to humiliate Dick when he
invites him to be a guest lecturer at his class.

6.08 [120] Newhart: VINTAGE STEPHANIE
no. 7106
14Oct87
directed by Douglas Wyman
It's Stephanie's birthday, but she's convinced that beauty-wise,
she has peaked. All efforts to cheer her up seem hopeless when
she stops using makeup.

6.09 [121] Newhart: TAKE ME TO YOUR LOUDON (Halloween episode)
no. 7111
23Oct87
directed by Zane Buzby
A Halloween party at the Stratford Inn is interrupted by a
news report of an invasion from outer space. Dick is convinced
that the whole thing is a hoax.

6.10 [122] Newhart: TILL DEPTH DO US PART pt. 1
no. 7112
4Nov87
directed by Michael Lessac
Stephanie and Michael are desperate to find a solution to their
problem; after four dates in a row that haven't been fun, their
relationship is definitely in a rut. One solution, according to
a magazine article, would be to observe a stable, interesting
relationship such as Dick and Joanna's.

6.11 [123] Newhart: TILL DEPTH DO US PART pt. 2
no. 7113
11Nov87
directed by Michael Lessac
Stephanie and Michael announce that they are getting married
and preparations begin for an elaborate wedding at the
Vanderkellen Mansion. As the wedding date draws near, Dick
still has doubts that the pair is ready for marriage. However,
Mr. Vanderkellen is sparing no expense for the big day.

6.12 [124] Newhart: TELETHON MAN
no. 7107
19Nov87
written and directed by David Mirkin
Dick unwittingly becomes a one-man host and crew for a
forty-eight-hour telethon to raise money for his financially
troubled television station. After letting Michael con him
into taking the job, Dick discovers that he is stuck with a
lot of reject talent and no crew to do the show.

6.13 [125] Newhart: LAUGH AT MY WIFE, PLEASE
no. 7108
4Dec87
directed by Michael Lessac
Joanna is recruited to give historical presentations to tour
groups and recruits Dick to be her speech writer. Dick writes
what he thinks is a witty speech while George is baby-sitting
Darryl for vacationing Larry.

6.14 [126] Newhart: SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL SHIFFLET
no. 7109
11Dec87
directed by Peter Baldwin
Officer Shifflet, the local law enforcement, threatens to go
on strike when he is denied a raise. The town's budget has
been allocated instead to finance Dick's proposal to install
a stoplight at a busy intersection.

6.15 [127] Newhart: MY THREE DADS
no. 7115
30Dec87
directed by Jim Buck
Larry, Darryl, and Darryl announce that they long to be dads
and are going to adopt a child. To their surprise, the baby
turns out to be a young man named Ted who is almost eighteen years old.

6.16 [128] Newhart: A FRIENDSHIP THAT WILL LAST A LUNCHTIME
no. 7116
8Jan88
directed by Peter Baldwin
Dick's former co-host Buffy Denver shows up at the Inn and
strikes up a friendship with Stephanie when she discovers that
they have much in common.

6.17 [129] Newhart: PRESENCE OF MALICE
no. 7114
14Jan88
directed by David Steinberg
Dick is determined to have a showdown with local television
critic Curtis Bilgray after he writes a scathing review of Dick's program.

6.18 [130] Newhart: WOULD YOU BUY A USED CAR FROM THIS HANDYMAN?
no. 7117
28Jan88
directed by Dick Martin
George decides to hang up his handyman overalls and fulfill
his dream fantasy of becoming a used car salesman. Although
he comes from a long line of handymen, George hopes it's not
too late to break the pattern and try a new line of work, even
though it means leaving Dick to handle his chores at the Stratford Inn.

6.19 [131] Newhart: THE BUCK STOPS HERE
no. 7118
4Feb88
directed by Lee Shallat
Dick is skeptical of a legend that promises good luck to
everyone when the Great White Buck is spotted in the woods.
After George sees the legendary deer, everyone starts having
good luck...that is, until Dick drives home and runs over the
Great White Buck.

6.20 [132] Newhart: ATTENTION, WPIV SHOPPERS
no. 7110
directed by David Steinberg.
22Jan88
After selling the station on an unoriginal idea of having
Stephanie host a shopping show, Michael must then convince
Dick to co-host the new show with her.

6.21 [133] Newhart: THE BIG UNEASY
no. 7119
18Feb88
directed by Dick Martin
Michael receives a proposition he can hardly refuse when he
attempts to sell Dick's television show to a very important
and very beautiful buyer. Dick and Michael attend a convention
in New Orleans, hoping to sell Dick's "Vermont Today" show
into syndication.

6.22 [134] Newhart: DRAW PARTNER
no. 7120
3Mar88
directed by Dick Martin
While most of the Inn staff waits for its 5,000th customer,
Dick is looking forward to the arrival of illustrator Corrine
Denby who is going to collaborate with him on a new book. It
isn't long before they begin to get on each other's nerves.

6.23 [135] Newhart: A MIDSEASON NIGHT'S DREAM
no. 7121
10Mar88
written and directed by David Mirkin
(no synopsis)

6.24 [136] Newhart: NEWSSTRUCK
no. 7122
17Mar88
written and directed by Douglas Wyman
A whole new world opens up for Michael when he is asked to
produce the news for the television station that employs him.
Typically, his first instinct is to change the news format
with some of his outrageous ideas. However, it is Michael who
undergoes a change after a few short days in the newsroom.

6.25 [137] Newhart: COURTIN' DISASTER
no. 7123
8Apr88
directed by Lee Shallat
Joanna sets George up on a blind date with antique dealer
Irma Brown, unaware that she has a very jealous ex-boyfriend.

6.26 [138] Newhart: THE GLEELESS CLUB
no. 7124
13Apr88
directed by David Steinberg
Joanna talks Dick into trying out for the town's newly formed
glee club, only to learn that he's been accepted and she hasn't.

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