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The Bob Newhart Show (1961-62)
 Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox
references:
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UCLA Film and Television Archive / Writers Guild of America (wga)


Armanco Productions in association with NBC Television Network
Executive Producer, Frank J. Hogan
Producer, Roland Kibbee

US Music Comedy Variety series 1961-62 33 episodes x 30 min (11Oct61-13Jun62)

Host: Bob Newhart

Regulars:
Jackie Joseph, Kay Westfall, Jack Grinnage, Mickey Manners, Pearl Shear, June Ericson, Andy Albin

Annoncer: Dan Sorkin

Music:  Paul Weston and his Orchestra

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NBC Wednesdays 10:00-10:30pm Eastern

[01] The Bob Newhart Show
11Oct1961 NBC
Announcer: Dan Sorkin
Host: Bob Newhart
Guests:
The Four Preps
Peter Leeds
James Milhollin
Mae Questal
Carole Cook
Herb Vigran

Synopsis:
With a series of recordings, night-club appearances and guest shots on TV, Bob Newhart has made the button-down mind as popular as the tab collar.
Tonight Bob takes on a new challenge: his own weekly half-hour series, featuring music, topical sketches and Bob’s own brand of quietly mad monologue.
Regulars on the taped show: Paul Weston’s orchestra and announcer Dan Sorkin, who ’discovered’ Newhart on his Chicago disc-jockey show.
Joining in for the sketches, which cover ’The news behind the news,’ ’The current situation in Africa,’ and ’Modern business merchandising,’
are Peter Leeds, James Milhollin, Mae Questal and Carol Cook. Also on hand are the Four Preps, who sing More money for you and me.
Bob’s monologue: How to save the world from ruination.
Highlights:
Monologist Newhart's show consists of all new material, right from his opening telephone conversation on. He does an on-the-spot interview with a native
in Africa that should please his fans, and he quizzes the man-on-the-street with ideas, if carried out, that would be slightly idiotic.
On the musical side, there are the Four Preps to sing "More Money For You And Me." Lots of Newhart tonight—the question is, can he keep it up weekly.
Note: Bob Newhart introduces the man responsible for his rise to stardom, Chicago disk jockey Dan Sorking, who appears on the show in the dual role
of announcer and actor.

[02] The Bob Newhart Show
18Oct1961 NBC
director, Coby Ruskin
writers, Roland Kibbee, Bob Kaufman, Norm Liebmann, Bob Newhart
Announcer: Dan Sorkin
Host: Bob Newhart
Guests:
The Martin Denny Group
Louise Glenn
Peter Leeds
Paul Mazursky
Pearl Shear
Carole Kent
Stanley Adams
Eddie Hanley
Andy Albin

Highlights:
Martin Denny and his instrumental group, perform "The llama Serenade".
Egypt and the resort-hotel business are touched on in the comedy sketches.
Hard working Newhart starts off tonight talking about "lookalikes", people who resemble celebrities or think they do.
Then he works in two comedy sketches one on the application of modern banking procedures in ancient Egypt, and the other on tipping today that's
bound to make you laugh, Martin Denny's music featuring animal noises is also on the bill.

[03] The Bob Newhart Show
25Oct1961 NBC
director, Coby Ruskin
writers, Roland Kibbee, Bob Kaufman, Don Hinkley, Norm Liebman, Ernest Chambers, Bob Newhart
Announcer: Dan Sorkin
Host: Bob Newhart
Guests:
Roger Williams
Walter Mathews
Charlotte Knight
Louise Glenn
June Erickson
Mickey Manners
Paul Mazursky
Stanley Adams

Highlights:
Pianist Roger Williams and his group perform "Liza" and "Autumn Leaves".
Bob does a monolog on the subject of PTA meetings and is joined by Mathews, Knight, Glenn and announcer Dan Sorkin for a sketch about a
small-town police department. Also seen is an episode about the hazards of cafeteria dining.

[04] The Bob Newhart Show
01Nov1961 NBC
director, Coby Ruskin
writers, Roland Kibbee, Bob Kaufman, Don Hinkley, Norm Liebman, Bob Newhart
Announcer: Dan Sorkin
Host: Bob Newhart
Guests:
Ann Morgan Guilbert
The Ray Coniff Singers.

Highlights:
The Bob Newhart Show continues to present high-altitude humor, and tonight Bob takes us up in a flying classroom for the most fun.
He kids the airlines, in his airborne school for training pilots in how to make announcements—no matter what the weather, they are to say
it is "mild turbulence" and the announced altitude should always be 35,000 feet.
In a skit Newhart and Ann Guilbert are Mr. and Mrs. Paul Revere, as they might have sounded if they behaved like today's married couples.
In a 'monodrama' Bob conducts a training school for commercial airline pilots.
In a sketch with Ann Guilbert, he shows some of the problems that a famous figure in American history might have encountered if he had
been married to a modern woman.
For his closing monolog, Bob satirizes a number of TV commercials.

[05] The Bob Newhart Show
08Nov1961 NBC
director, Coby Ruskin
writers, Roland Kibbee, Bob Kaufman, Milt Rosen, Bob Newhart
Announcer: Dan Sorkin
Host: Bob Newhart
Guests:
Jo Stafford
Mickey Manners
Lucille Meredith
Jack Grinnage
Jackie Joseph
Jon Silo

Synopsis:
Bob solos with a telephone routine on the subject of salesmanship and a monodrama about the problems of crossing a toll bridge.
Jack Grimmage, Jon Silo, Mickey Manners, Jackie Joseph and Lucille Meredith join in a comedy sketch satirizing a popular ’hospital’ show on television.
Highlights:
Bob has a telephone conversation with a man who's trying to sell him magazines and joins Jackie Joseph and others in a TV medical sketch
as a Chief hospital janitor with a cleaning up problem.
Jo Stafford sings "Almost Like Being in Love" and "St. Louis Blues".
*Note: Bob Newhart was quite sick with a high temperature but he taped the show anyway.

[06] The Bob Newhart Show
15Nov1961 NBC
director, Coby Ruskin
writers, Roland Kibbee, Bob Kaufman, Norm Liebermann, Bob Newhart, Don Hinkley.
Announcer: Dan Sorkin
Host: Bob Newhart
Guests:
Jane Morgan
Kay Westfall
Jack Grinnage
Jackie Joseph
June Ericson
Mickey Manners
Vicki Risk
Andy Albin
Pearl Shear

Highlights:
To open the show, there’s a telephone conversation with a doctor who thinks Bob needs a medical examination.
Other numbers include a monodrama about the marine-salvage business, and a sketch about a modern supermarket.

[07] The Bob Newhart Show
22Nov1961 NBC
director, Coby Ruskin
writers, Roland Kibbee, Bob Kaufman, Bob Newhart, Don Hinkley
Announcer: Dan Sorkin
Host: Bob Newhart
Guests:
The Ward Ellis Troupe
Joe Flynn
Mickey Manners
Cliff Norton
Ernie Ricca
Jackie Joseph
Irwin Berke

Highlights:
Bob opens with a phone call from a wiretapping service and then performs a monodrama in which he is the instructor at a school for parking-lot attendants.
Bob is joined by Joe Flynn, Jackie Joseph and Mickey Manners for a sketch about the signing of the Declaration of Independence.

[--] The Bob Newhart Show
29Nov1961
pre-empted Thanksgiving Special.

[08] The Bob Newhart Show
06Dec1961 NBC
director, Coby Ruskin
writers, Roland Kibbee, Bob Kaufman, Norm Liebmann, Bob Newhart, Milt Rosen
Announcer: Dan Sorkin
Host: Bob Newhart
Guests:
The Modernaires
Kay Westfall
Jack Grinnage
Carol Sydes
Eugene Martin
Henry Corden
Andy Albin

Highlights:
The Modernaires, a vocal group, perform "Bye Bye Blues".
Newhart's opening monologue finds him being urged to purchase a phone for his automobile.
In a sketch about the production of a TV situation comedy, Bob plays the producer-director.

[09] The Bob Newhart Show
13Dec1961 NBC
director, Coby Ruskin
writers, Roland Kibbee, Bob Kaufman, Bob Newhart, Don Hinkley
Announcer: Dan Sorkin
Host: Bob Newhart
Guests:
The Eligibles
Andy Albin
Robert Gibbons
Jackie Joseph
Eddie Hanley
Pearl Shear
Mickey Manners

Highlights:
The Eligibles, a singing quartet, perform "Rain, Rain, Rain".
The show opens with Bob getting a telephone call from a delicatessen owner who wants to name a sandwich after him.
In the monodrama, Bob is a movie director working in Africa who doesn’t realize that things have changed a bit since
the last time he shot a film there. In the final sketch, Dan Sorkin interviews Bob, who has become a night-club owner.

[10] The Bob Newhart Show
20Dec1961 NBC
director, Coby Ruskin
writers, Roland Kibbee, Bob Kaufman, Bob Newhart, Don Hinkley
Announcer: Dan Sorkin
Host: Bob Newhart
Guests:
The Four Freshmen
Jackie Joseph
John Astin
Jack Grinnage
Walter Mathews
Bruce Daitch
Barry Gordon

Highlights:
The Four Freshman sing "Manjana".
Bob opens the show with a phone call from a friend at an office Christmas party.
In the comedy sketch, Newhart portrays Santa Claus making his rounds to such unlikely places as a fallout shelter and a radar station.

[11] The Bob Newhart Show
27Dec1961 NBC
director, Coby Ruskin
writers, Bob Kaufman, Bob Newhart, Don Hinkley, Milt Rosen, Roland Kibbee, Norm Liebman, Larry Siegel
Announcer: Dan Sorkin
Host: Bob Newhart
Guests:
Joanie Sommers
Joe Flynn
Jackie Joseph

Highlights:
Joanie Sommers, who sings "You Make Me Feel So Young".
In the monodrama, Bob is a professional organizer addressing his membership--one person.
In an If it happened then as it happened now sketch, we see the early American Indian as he might have behaved in modern society.
Joe Flynn and Jackie Joseph assist.

[12] The Bob Newhart Show
03Jan1962
director, Coby Ruskin
writers, Roland Kibbee, Bob Kaufman, Bob Newhart, Don Hinkley, Milt Rosen, Larry Siegel
Announcer: Dan Sorkin
Host: Bob Newhart
Guests:
The Brothers Four
Ronnie Schell
Ken Berry
Eddie Hanley
Jackie Joseph
Al Checco
June Ericson

Highlights:
The Brothers Four, vocal group, who sing Green leaves of summer and Rock Island Line.
In a monolog, Bob is a traffic expert who looks on traffic violators as a source of civic income.
In another sketch, Bob's the proprietor of a haberdashery with a sure formula for success.

[13] The Bob Newhart Show
10Jan1962
director, Coby Ruskin
writers, Roland Kibbee, Bob Kaufman, Bob Newhart, Don Hinkley, Milt Rosen, Larry Siegel.
Announcer: Dan Sorkin
Host: Bob Newhart
Guests:
Peter Nero
Charles Laughton

Highlights:
In the monodrama, Bob is a public-relations man with a couple of problems: trying to disprove the Hollywood-created image of
the press agent, and trying to get his client Red China into the United Nations.

[14] The Bob Newhart Show
17Jan1962
director, Coby Ruskin
writers, Roland Kibbee, Bob Kaufman, Bob Newhart, Don Hinkley, Milt Rosen.
Announcer: Dan Sorkin
Host: Bob Newhart
Guests:
Songstress Betty Johnson
Joe Flynn
Joyce Jameson
George Riley
Walter Mathews

Highlights:
Bob relays the little known problems an Army sergeant encounters when his men are loaned to the movies to participate in one of
their war pictures and in a wild spoof he dramatizes . how viewers are influenced by television shows dealing with crime,
reporters and talking animals. Pretty Betty Johnson is Bob's singing guest.

[--] The Bob Newhart Show
24Jan1962
pre-empted for Special.


[15] The Bob Newhart Show
31Jan1962
director, Coby Ruskin
writers, Roland Kibbee, Bob Kaufman, Bob Newhart, Don Hinkley, Milt Rosen.
Announcer: Dan Sorkin
Host: Bob Newhart
Guests:
Jaye P. Morgan
Jackie Joseph
Ken Berry
Andy Albin
Reno Carell
Don Carlson
Johnny Francis
Jack Fisher

Highlights:
In a News behind the news sketch, Bob takes a satirical look into the honesty of television commercials. The monodrama has
Bob investigating jury duty. Jaye P. sings Nobody's sweetheart

[16] The Bob Newhart Show
07Feb1962
director, Coby Ruskin
writers, Roland Kibbee, Bob Kaufman, Bob Newhart, Don Hinkley, Milt Rosen.
Announcer: Dan Sorkin
Host: Bob Newhart
Guests:
Jack Paar
Martha Wright
Oscar Jordan

Highlights:
This week Bob brings the show to New York City for a visit with Jack Paar. In a comedy sketch, Jack does his best to persuade
Bob to take over the late-night Paar show

[--] The Bob Newhart Show
14Feb1962
pre-empted
News article [Missouri Daily Captail News] 14-February-1962
Today "The Bob Newhart Show" on TV is a suspense drama—option time is coming up and there's a chance the show will not be
renewed and he's far from happy about the movie in which he made his big screen debut.
The possible pink-slipping of Newhart's TV show again raises the question of whether weekly satire can survive on TV.
The problems of the show have sent producer-writer Roland Kibbee into "exhausted" retirement. The show's rating has been poor.
It has been constantly clobbered by the competition of "Naked City," although Newhart claims "the sponsor seems to be happy.
We're reaching the 18-to-42 age group as planned."
If the show is canceled after only one season, however, there will be no complaints from Newhart about NBC network interference.
His satire has ranged from historical subjects to television to customs and more with, he says, no network censorship and no
public complaints. "This surprised me", he told us. "You never know when satire will offend someone. I was worried about the network
censoring our kidding of TV fathers. You know, the type who gets into trouble every week and then is balled out by his wife or children.
"Our man was president of the United States who made a mess of everything which his wife and children had to straighten out.
But NBC didn't cut a word in our script.
In his movie debut, Bob wasn't so lucky. He admits some of his scenes were left on the cutting room floor and that he and Paramount
have cancelled a four-picture deal by mutual agreement. The film was "Hell Is For Heroes". He and Steve McQueen didn't hit it off
and today Bob says: "I wish now that I had accepted the first film offered me. It's a bad film only a few people will see but at
least I would have made four times as much money." "Hell is for Heroes" a World War II story, exploits Newhart's looking-at-life humor,
but, he grins, "we don't stop the war for me to do a routine." Maybe it all adds up to the fact a couple of hit records can open movie
and TV doors but the "yeast" will engulf you unless the foundations are strong enough to withstand the pressures of big-time show business.

[17] The Bob Newhart Show
21Feb1962
director, Coby Ruskin
writers, Roland Kibbee, Bob Kaufman, Bob Newhart, Don Hinkley, Milt Rosen.
Announcer: Dan Sorkin
Host: Bob Newhart
Guests:
Miyoshi Umecki
Ken Berry
June Ericson

Highlights:
Bob’s monolog tonight deals with the Peace Corps. June Ericson joins Newhart for a satirical sketch pointing up the trend toward multiple
heroes on current TV series"--TV guide. At the end of the program, Lawrence Krasner, Vice-President and General Manager of the Hollywood
office of Radio-television daily, presents Bob Newhart with two plaques: honoring Newhart as the Radio-television daily All American Award
for "Best Comedy Show of the Year" and "Most Promosing New Male Talent on Television."

[18] The Bob Newhart Show
28Feb1962
director, Greg Garrison
writers, Roland Kibbee, Bob Kaufman, Bob Newhart, Don Hinkley, Milt Rosen.
Announcer: Dan Sorkin
Host: Bob Newhart
Guests:
Joe Flynn
The Limeliters

Highlights:
Opening monologue has Bob taking off on income tax problems. He then goes into a monodrama as an instructor for convention delegates giving
pointers on how to "yawn", "boo", and "walk out".
In his monodrama, Bob, assisted by Joe Flynn, conducts a school for delegates to a political convention.
Another sketch pokes fun at the old west equipped with modern conveniences such as filling stations.

[19] The Bob Newhart Show
07Mar1962
producer-director, Ralph Levy
writers, Bob Kaufman, Bob Newhart, Don Hinkley, Milt Rosen, Howard Snyder, Dean Hargrove
Announcer: Dan Sorkin
Host: Bob Newhart
Guests:
Carl Reiner
Peter Nero
Joyce Jameson

Highlights:
Bob's monodrama on government red tape is a harmless but amusing piece about a new foreign ambassador calling Washington for help and instructions.
Also, Bob talks to Carl Reiner, playing a Hindu astrologer, to ask about that February prediction of the world's end,
Peter Nero plays the piano between skits.
Joyce Jameson joins the boys in the finale.

[20] The Bob Newhart Show
14Mar1962
producer-director, Ralph Levy
writers, Bob Kaufman, Bob Newhart, Don Hinkley, Howard Snyder, Milt Rosen, Dean Hargrove
Announcer: Dan Sorkin
Host: Bob Newhart
Guests:
Jim Backus
Jerry Hausner
and The Chad Mitchell Trio.

Highlights:
The Chad Mitchell Trio performs "Sally Ann".
In the monodrama, Newhart is a TV director who tries to put Mrs. Khrushchev through her paces in a guided tour of the Kremlin.
The Chad Mitchell Trio join Bob and Jerry Hausner in a sketch about a TV weatherman who is suddenly given his own big musical show.

[21] The Bob Newhart Show
21Mar1962
producer-director, Ralph Levy
writers, Bob Kaufman, Bob Newhart, Don Hinkley, Howard Snyder, Milt Rosen, Dean Hargrove
Announcer: Dan Sorkin
Host: Bob Newhart
Guests:
Nancy Wilson
George Neise
Jane Fahay
Andy Albin
Ray Hemphill
Scott Jackson
Sid Kane
Cal Howard

Highlights:
In Bob's monodrama, a man who's sore at the phone company proposes a rival one.
He figures if his sales volume goes up he can cut costs to about ten bucks a call.
Bob's sketch has a meek barber joining minutemen who go out on secret maneuvers trusting neither the Army nor the Navy.
Featured is a sketch dealing with the John Birch Society.

[22] The Bob Newhart Show
28Mar1962
producer-director, Ralph Levy
Writers, Bob Kaufman, Bob Newhart, Don Hinkley, Milt Rosen, Howard Snyder, Dean Hargrove
Announcer: Dan Sorkin
Host: Bob Newhart
Guests:
Elaine McKenna
Dick Noel
Joe Flynn
Marilee Jones

Highlights:
Bob’s guests are Australian musical-comedy performer Elaine McKenna, who sings "This is My Lucky Day".
In the monodrama, Bob pays a visit to a friend’s home--and gets mauled by their vicious dog. Bob and Joe Flynn are seen in a sketch as
proprietors of the Bob Newhart TV Star Merchandising Company. Marilee Jones assists

[23] The Bob Newhart Show
04Apr1962
producer-director, Ralph Levy
writers, Bob Kaufman, Don Hinkley, Milt Rosen, Howard Snyder, Dean Hargrove
Announcer: Dan Sorkin
Host: Bob Newhart
Guests:
Joanie Sommers
Ken Berry
Jane Fahay
Corinne Cole

Highlights:
In the monodrama, Bob does his famous driving instructor bit about the poor, patient instructor taking a beating, giving a wild woman driver a lesson.
In his sketch, Bob's a bank president explaining fancy procedures to possible depositors.
Between routines, Joanie Sommers does some singing.

[24] The Bob Newhart Show
11Apr1962
producer-director, Ralph Levy
writers, Bob Kaufman, Bob Newhart, Howard Snyder, Milt Rosen, Don Hinkley, Dean Hargrove
Announcer: Dan Sorkin
Host: Bob Newhart
Guests:
Charles Bronson
Anita Gordon
Joe Hamilton
Jackie Joseph
Jimmy Cross

Highlights:
Vocalist Anita Gordon sings "It Might as Well be Spring".
Charles Bronson assists in 'The Stone House', a prison comedy sketch.

[25] The Bob Newhart Show
18Apr1962
producer-director, Ralph Levy
writers, Bob Kaufman, Bob Newhart, Don Hinkley, Milt Rosen, Howard Snyder, Dean Hargrove
Announcer: Dan Sorkin
Host: Bob Newhart
Guests:
Elaine Dunn
Jackie Joseph
Joe Flynn
Ralph Montgomery
Larry Blake

Highlights:
Elaine Dunn sings a medley from West Side story.
In a monolog, Bob appears as Sir Walter Raleigh.
Joe Flynn and Elaine join Bob for a sketch about a homeowner who refuses to sell out when a baseball club tries to build a ballpark on his property".

[26] The Bob Newhart Show
25Apr1962
producer-director, Ralph Levy
writers, Bob Kaufman, Bob Newhart, Don Hinkley, Milt Rosen, Howard Snyder, Dean Hargrove
Announcer: Dan Sorkin
Host: Bob Newhart
Guests:
Elaine McKenna
Dan Blocker
Doodles Weaver
Charles Wagenheim
Ray Hemphill
Frankie Darro

Highlights:
In a monolog, Bob is head of a small-town committee which is planning a World’s Fair.
Dan and Elaine join Bob for a sketch about a stone age disarmament conference
Bob Newhart opens with his thoughts on a mechanical bartender in this day of automation.
He then pretends to give a small town council advice on how to compete with Seattle and hold a world's fair.
His big sketch goes back to the stoneage for a talk on disarmament.

[27] The Bob Newhart Show
02May1962
producer-director, Ralph Levy
writers, Bob Kaufman, Don Hinkley, Milt Rosen, Howard Snyder, Dean Hargrove
Announcer: Dan Sorkin
Host: Bob Newhart
Guest:
Connie Stevens
Highlights:
Connie Stevens sings "She's the Girlfriend of the Whirling Dervish".
Bob plays one of two German soldiers, hidingin the woods, who don't know World War II is over.
Bob also does a farcial piece on a fancy French restaurant that's dying on the vine.
Bob does a sketch testing the popular belief that truck drivers know the best places to eat.
*Note: Bob Newhart recently received a Peabody award for comedy show of the year, having the best television program.

[28] The Bob Newhart Show
09May1962
producer-director, Ralph Levy
writers, Bob Newhart, Phil Sharp, Don Hinkley, Howard Snyder, Milt Rosen, Dean Hargrove
Announcer: Dan Sorkin
Host: Bob Newhart
Guests:
Jo Stafford
Harry Shannon
Arte Johnson
Raymond Bailey
Jackie Joseph

Bob's musical director Paul Weston and his orchestra are featured on this show.
In a comedy sketch, Bob is a very nervous novice elevator operator
Highlights:
Bob's monodrama is about an airlines passenger sitting next to a psychiatrist. He has nervous quirks like rubbing his ear, and the doc sees deeper implications.
Bob's sketch is a take-off on old flying movies where the pilot learns he's too old to fly, applied to an elderly elevator operator.

[29] The Bob Newhart Show
16May1962
producer-director, Ralph Levy
writers, Bob Newhart, Phil Sharp, Don Hinkley, Howard Snyder, Milt Rosen, Dean Hargrove
Announcer: Dan Sorkin
Host: Bob Newhart
Guests:
The Lettermen
Gale Gordon

and Australian musical-comedy star Elaine McKenna makes a return appearance. In a comedy sketch, Bob plays an American tourist in Europe
Highlights:
Bob salutes education in a number of amusing short skits.
He plays the sole member of a very snobbish college fraternity and a student at M.I.T. full of electronic gibberish.
There's also a good bit about a company executive recruiting a smart young kid in elementary school who knows just what questions to ask.

[30] The Bob Newhart Show
23May1962
producer-director, Ralph Levy
writers, Bob Newhart, Phil Sharp, Don Hinkley, Howard Snyder, Milt Rosen, Dean Hargrove
Announcer: Dan Sorkin
Host: Bob Newhart
Guests:
Gisele MacKenzie
Frank Wilcox
Pearl Shear

Highlights:
Bob's monodrama is on his transportation jag with pep talk in the days of chariots and such, and a modern cab driver in New York.
Railroads, timetables and schedules also get the time of day and so do ticket men and passengers.

[31] The Bob Newhart Show
30May1962
producer-director, Ralph Levy
writers, Bob Newhart, Phil Sharp, Don Hinkley, Howard Snyder, Milt Rosen, Dean Hargrove
Announcer: Dan Sorkin
Host: Bob Newhart
Guests:
actor Fess Parker
Australian singer Elaine McKenna
Willis Robards
Robert J. Stevenson
Phil Arnold
and Walter Mathews.

Highlights:
Bob's monodrama is about a policeman at his desk giving instructions to an officer on the beach on how to de-fuse a ticking bomb.
Fess Parker joins Bob for a long skit on TV commercials during a show on an Army court martial.

[32] The Bob Newhart Show
06Jun1962
producer and director, Ralph Levy
writers, Bob Newhart, Don Hinkley, Milt Rosen, Phil Sharp, Howard Snyder, Dean Hargrove.
Announcer: Dan Sorkin
Guests:
Giselle MacKenzie
Raymond Bailey
Paul Dubov
and Andy Albin.

Highlights:
Gisele joins Bob in a skit, playing the assistant to a mad scientist (Newhart) in a satire on horror movies.
In his monodrama, Bob plays German missile expert Werner Von Werner.
*Note: The Werner Von Werner bit is from Newhart's third album.

[33] The Bob Newhart Show [Final show of the series]
13Jun1962
producer and director, Ralph Levy
writers, Bob Newhart, Don Hinkley, Milt Rosen, Phil Sharp, Howard Snyder, Dean Hargrove.
Announcer: Dan Sorkin
Guests:
Peter Nero
Charles Lane
Frank Wilcox
and Ron Hagerthy.

Highlights:
Pianist Peter Nero pays Bob a return visit. In a departure from his normal format, Newhart performs a drum solo, and his comedy sketch concerns the FCC hearings.
Bob Newhart appears in two skits on this, his farewell show from his first TV series.

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