The Bob Newhart Show (1972–1978)
24 Sep. 1977Bob's Change of Life
The Hartleys decide to move to a new apartment. Bob has finally finished writing his book and he begins to worry about all the changes in his life.
1 Oct. 1977Ex-Con Job
Bob is doing group therapy sessions at a prison to counsel men who will be returning to society.
8 Oct. 1977A Jackie Story
Jerry has been having trouble meeting a woman so Carol sets him up with Jackie. However, he is very insecure in the relationship and does everything to sabotage it.
15 Oct. 1977Who Was That Masked Man?
After having a fight with his wife, Mr. Peterson strikes up a surprising friendship with Mr. Carlin. The Hartleys go to a costume party.
22 Oct. 1977Carlin's New Suit
Howard returns from Japan and brings Bob a beeper as a gift. Mr. Carlin is hit with a paternity suit.
29 Oct. 1977A Day in the Life
To the dismay of Bob's patients, the Hartleys are going on a last minute vacation to New Orleans.
12 Nov. 1977My Son the Comedian
Howard's son wants to become a comedian and shows off his talent at Bob's office.
19 Nov. 1977You're Fired, Mr. Chips
Bob is looking for an assistant which is more difficult than it seems. Emily has a new burglar alarm system put in the apartment.
26 Nov. 1977Shallow Throat
Bob is initially encouraged by a patient opening up in his session but soon regrets hearing what has been said.
3 Dec. 1977A Girl in Her Twenties
While Bob is away at a conference, Emily wants to meet their reclusive neighbor - much to the dismay of Howard who is initially frightened of her.
17 Dec. 1977Grand Delusion
While out having their tenth anniversary dinner, Bob and Emily imagine how different their lives might have been had they married other people.
24 Dec. 1977'Twas the Pie Before Christmas
The Hartleys throw a Christmas party. However, the group gets angry with Bob when the printer screws up their Christmas cards. Their friends are also fighting with one another so no one wants to go to the party.
7 Jan. 1978Freudian Ship
The Hartleys go on a Caribbean cruise and Bob ends up counseling a couple on board.
14 Jan. 1978Grizzly Emily
Bob has a fishing trip planned with his father but his flight is delayed. Emily, Jerry and Howard end up going up to the cabin without him and Emily learns her father-in-law only wants her there for cooking and cleaning.
21 Jan. 1978Son of an Ex-Con Job
Bob meets with his ex-con therapy group and talks about their goals. Howard read a book about Houdini and tries to perform his tricks.
28 Jan. 1978Group on a Hot Tin Roof
Mr. Plager has written a screenplay about World War I that is obviously based on the therapy group.
4 Feb. 1978Emily Carlin, Emily Carlin
Mr. Carlin has a high school reunion coming up and asks Emily to pretend to be his wife.
11 Feb. 1978Easy for You to Say
Bob has a new patient with a stuttering problem joining the therapy group.
18 Feb. 1978It Didn't Happen One Night
When Bob is out of town, Emily has an old college friend over for dinner. Howard, Jerry and Carol are concerned that this friend is a newly divorced old flame.
4 Mar. 1978Carol Ankles for Indie-Prod
Bob and Jerry nominate Carol for Secretary of the Year only to find that Carol wants to quit and work for Mr. Carlin.
11 Mar. 1978Crisis in Education
The reading scores at Emily's school are the lowest in the school's history. Jerry and Howard argue over who is Bob's best friend.
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