Jay Tarses — Executive Producer

Episodes 142

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Gag Reel

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September 16, 1972

Bob invites Emily to join his fear of flying group on a trip to New York City. Much to Bob's surprise he finds that Emily also has a fear of flying and refuses to go. After a conversation with Howard she decides to go only to back out after boarding the plane.

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September 23, 1972

It's Vocation Day in Emily's class, and Bob feels left out when he's not invited. At the last minute, he's asked to fill in, but Emily's worst fears are confirmed when Bob fails to excite the kids' interest.

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Tennis, Emily?

1x3
September 30, 1972

Bob experiences pangs of jealousy when Emily's handsome new tennis instructor comes to see him with an emotional problem, namely, his inability to turn down the women who are all uncontrollably attracted to him.

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October 7, 1972

Bob finds it extremely difficult to tell his mother that he loves her.

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Goodnight Nancy

1x5
October 21, 1972

Bob's old girlfriend comes to Chicago with her husband and calls on Emily and Bob.

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October 28, 1972

Carol tries to get Bob to approve her moving in with her new boyfriend Roger, who has just separated from his wife. Bob refuses, telling her she will have to make her own decision.

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November 4, 1972

Bob's divorced neighbor, Howard Borden, is convinced that his son, Howie, doesn't really like him. Later, Howard's ex-wife convinces him that Howie thinks he is the greatest guy in the world.

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November 11, 1972

Bob wants to watch football every Monday night. Emily feels this is unfair: their other activities allow the couple only two nights each week to be together, and she thinks they should do something that they both enjoy. This leads to an unresolved, all-night argument that ends only when the two participants become exhausted.

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P-I-L-O-T

1x9
November 18, 1972

Bob and Emily have been trying for some time to have a child. When they attend a party where the conversation turns to the subject of children, they feel so left out that they decide to adopt a child.

This is a retooled version of the original pilot. In order for this episode to fit into the series, the office scenes had to be re-shot. Originally Jerry Robinson(Peter Bonerz) was a swinging Psychologist and shared office space with Bob. The characters of receptionist Carol Kester(Marcia Wallace) and patient Elliot Carlin(Jack Riley) were absent. In fact, the part of Bob's patient was played by the Orthodontist who worked upstairs. Bob and Emily also lived in a condo and Bob was head of the building association.

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November 25, 1972

As soon as Bob returns to the office from his vacation in Mexico, Jerry announces that he is about to be married to a girl he met nine days ago. Cynthia, a beautiful but domineering oral hygienist, becomes too much for Jerry, and he realizes that he has made a mistake.

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December 2, 1972

Bob decides that for his own mental well-being, he needs some peace and quiet. He moves into a hotel room by himself, leaving a confused Howard Borden thinking that Bob and Emily have split up.

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Howard "floats" into Bob's office on Cloud Nine after having a tooth pulled. He is so poetic that Carol tells Emily, "I want him." Emily agrees to help Carol get him, and the two have an up-and-down romance.

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December 16, 1972

Jerry decides there is something wrong with him because he never becomes serious about any of the girls he dates. He asks Bob if he can become one of his patients. Bob agrees, but they have to abandon the plan when it begins to interfere with their friendship.

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December 23, 1972

Christmas becomes a sad memory for Bob's group therapy session, and it's evident that "'tis not the season"" for everyone to be jolly. Bob decides to invite the group over for Christmas Eve.

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January 6, 1973

Bob and Emily travel to a ski lodge that's nearly deserted except for the annoying couple with whom they share a bathroom. After sitting through a disastrous dinner, the Hartleys decide to leave only to find themselves caught in the spotlight of the abominable floor show they're trying to escape.

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January 13, 1973

Feeling unfulfilled as a woman, and having just passed her 29th birthday, Carol quits her job as Bob's receptionist. After having been gone for a while, Carol suddenly shows up at one of Bob's group-therapy sessions and creates a situation in which Bob finds himself more of a patient than a doctor.

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January 20, 1973

Bob refuses to wear the beautiful gold watch Emily gave him for his 40th birthday after he learns just how expensive it was.

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January 27, 1973

When one of his patients falls in love with him, Bob has problems at the office and at home.

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February 3, 1973

Howard Borden's 22-year old sister Debbie arrives to spend the week with him. Emily arranges a blind date for her with Jerry Robinson and Howard suddenly turns into an overprotective big brother.

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February 10, 1973

Bob and Emily try to decide if they should give up their apartment and buy a house.

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February 17, 1973

Bob is upset when Emily takes a full-time job with the Board of Education. Emily explains that working full-time makes her feel wonderful, while quitting would make her miserable. Bob decides to leave well enough alone.

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February 24, 1973

When a star pitcher for the Chicago Cubs credits Bob with saving his career, the endorsement brings Bob a new patient, Moose Washburn, a second-string player whose career is beyond a mere psychologist's help.

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Bum Voyage

1x23
March 3, 1973

Afraid that his practice, as well as his patients, will fall apart if he leaves, Bob keeps resisting Emily's plans for a two-month European cruise.

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March 10, 1973

Recovering from another broken romance, Jerry Robinson accepts Bob's invitation to spend a couple of days at his apartment. Bob soon comes to regret his kindness.

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Last TV Show

2x1
September 15, 1973

Bob's therapy group insists that he accept an invitation for the group to conduct one of its weekly sessions on television.

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Motel

2x2
September 22, 1973

A trip to Peoria turns into one long embarrassment for Bob when Jerry introduces him to a pretty girl named Janine. Janine doesn't seem to care that Bob is a married man.

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Backlash

2x3
September 29, 1973

One of Bob's more masculine patients enthusiastically slaps him on the back—and, unfortunately for Bob, it throws his back out. Even more unfortunately, Bob and Emily were supposed to be going to Mexico for a vacation.

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October 6, 1973

Rev. Dan Bradford seeks professional advice from Bob—then makes a startling announcement in his Sunday sermon.

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October 13, 1973

With Carol on vacation, Emily is elected to fill in as the receptionist. Everyone loves the idea—except Bob.

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October 20, 1973

Marilyn Dietz, a very attractive divorcee, creates a feud between Jerry and Howard when she starts dating both of them.

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Old Man Rivers

2x7
October 27, 1973

A rather embarrassing operation leads to romance between Carol and her doctor. Everyone questions the relationship due to the new couple's age disparity.

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November 3, 1973

Bob suffers an inferiority attack when a test reveals that Emily's IQ is higher than his.

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November 10, 1973

Bob decides to meet the rising cost of living by raising his rates. But the members of his therapy group revolt when he picks the most inappropriate moment to tell them.

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November 17, 1973

Bob turns out to be an uncooperative patient when Emily makes an appointment for them to see a marriage counselor.

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November 24, 1973

Determined to lose eight pounds from around his middle, Bob goes on a strict diet. With Jerry's help, he joins a weight-reducing class that seems to be populated mostly by women.

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December 1, 1973

Howard's son, Howie is visiting. Howard tells Bob he and his ex-wife, Lois, are getting along really well lately, and he thinks she wants to get together again, but Howard's upset to find out she's getting married, and wants Howard's approval.

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December 8, 1973

Emily's parents pay a surprise visit that makes Bob terribly uncomfortable. Emily's father is gregarious, well-traveled, a war hero, an outdoors man—in short, everything that Bob isn't.

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T. S. Elliot

2x14
December 15, 1973

Bob's patient Elliot Carlin parades all his phobias and insecurities as he prepares to ask Carol Kester for a date. He then finds it even harder to accept her answer—which is ""yes.""

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December 22, 1973

Christmas Eve is almost spoiled when Bob is trapped in the office because of a power failure.

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Oh, Brother

2x16
January 5, 1974

Jerry Robinson's brother shows up in Chicago after finishing dental school. He takes over Jerry's life, his apartment, and his dental practice.

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January 12, 1974

Emily decides to update her image with a kicky new wardrobe that she says is youthful and Bob says is childish.

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January 19, 1974

Depressed after losing his job with the airline, Howard accepts Bob's offer to join his ""out of workshop,"" a special therapy group for the unemployed. (Bob extends the invitation at Emily's insistence when Howard's attempts to help her around the apartment begin driving her up the wall.)

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Clink Shrink

2x19
January 26, 1974

Hoping to make a contribution to society, Bob offers his psychological counseling services free to a parolee out on an armed-robbery conviction. But Bob seems to be more influenced by his patient's manner than the patient is by Bob's therapy.

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February 2, 1974

At Jerry's urging, Bob hires a business manager to handle his money. He ends up living on a meager allowance that affords him only such luxuries as peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for lunch.

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A Love Story

2x21
February 9, 1974

Howard falls head over heels in love with Bob's sister Ellen. Under most circumstances, Bob would find this perfectly acceptable—except that Ellen is getting married to someone else.

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February 16, 1974

When Carol's new love interest interferes with her work, Jerry Robinson doesn't seemed too concerned. But when it disrupts his love life, he decides to fire her.

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February 23, 1974

While filling in for a fellow psychologist, Bob is surprised to find that his first patient is Jerry Robinson, who is reluctant to reveal his problem. A little prodding produces the startling admission that Jerry is in love with Emily.

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March 2, 1974

It's a matter of principal versus principle when Emily refuses to skip one of her students ahead two grades at the elementary school where she teaches.

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September 14, 1974

Bob is faced with the possibility that his younger sister, Ellen, may move in with Howard, her boyfriend.

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September 21, 1974

Bob takes two of his therapy groups to a rustic retreat for a marathon session that never progresses further than everyone's complaints about the primitive conditions of their accommodations.

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Dr Newman removed a wart from Bob's neck and charged him. Bob tells Jerry he should have done it for free since Bob had helped him with his marriage. Jerry agrees and sets up a plan where all the doctors treat each other for free.

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October 5, 1974

For the sake of their marriage—as well as Emily's Master's Degree and Bob's heavy work schedule—the Hartleys decide that it would be best if they took up separate residences.

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October 12, 1974

As Howard prepares to introduce Howie to Ellen, he tries to remold Ellen into an image the boy will like.

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October 19, 1974

Bob gives up most of his private practice to become the staff psychologist with a major insurance company. He soon learns that it's possible for a man in the corporate world to do his job too well.

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October 26, 1974

Bob's office routine becomes a wreck when Jerry hires a temporary receptionist. She's a very nice but very vague woman who can't even get Bob's name straight.

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November 2, 1974

Having preached honesty in relationships to his patients, Bob decides to follow his own advice. Immediately he offends two dinner guests and starts an argument with Emily.

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Ship of Shrinks

3x9
November 9, 1974

Bob's first literary venture turns out to be less than triumphant. His embarrassment makes him reluctant to join a convention of psychologists on a flight to Hawaii, especially when he finds out that Howard is the navigator.

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November 16, 1974

Carol's announcement that she's going to marry Don Fesler—an unpublished poet with bad feet—brings negative reactions from her friends.

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November 23, 1974

Emily's plans for a wonderful turkey dinner go downhill when Bob's mother and Emily's father begin insulting one another the night before Thanksgiving.

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November 30, 1974

Bob forms an all-women consciousness-raising group. He gets kicked out after Emily joins and inadvertently points out some of the unliberated areas in their own marriage.

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December 7, 1974

After renewing an acquaintance with the beautiful and free-spirited Courtney Simpson, Jerry decides to give up his dental practice: he wants to follow his dreams of romance and adventure by taking Miss Simpson to Tahiti.

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December 14, 1974

Bob thinks his chances of winning a doctor's tennis tournament are pretty good until he learns that his doubles partner will be Emily.

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December 21, 1974

Facing the depressing prospect of returning home to Iowa to spend the holidays with her domineering parents, Carol brings her troubles to Bob's apartment. There she spends Christmas Eve pouring out the disasters of her childhood.

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January 4, 1975

Ellen's ex-fiancee, John Tobin—a tall, handsome egomaniac in suede and leather—arrives in Chicago to win Ellen back. The situation plays havoc with Howard's basic insecurities.

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January 11, 1975

Before he has a chance to say no, Bob finds himself running for the chairman of the local school board against an incumbent who hasn't attended a board meeting for six months.

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January 18, 1975

Emily is more than a little curious about Bob's reluctance to talk about a girl he used to date. Then Howard inadvertently spills the beans.

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A Pound of Flesh

3x19
January 25, 1975

Bob and Jerry have a falling-out when Jerry demands that Bob lend him money for a new motorcycle.

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February 1, 1975

With his confidence fading as fast as his list of patients, Bob decides to follow Emily's advice and see a psychiatrist about his problem.

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The New Look

3x21
February 8, 1975

Emily redecorates the apartment in antiques. Bob finds her choice of furniture uncomfortable, unappealing, and hazardous to his health.

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February 15, 1975

Bob breaks a long-standing rule against treating friends when he agrees to counsel Emily's chum, whose marriage to a muscular gym teacher seems to be breaking up.

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February 22, 1975

Emily agrees to help operate a children's summer camp and tries to persuade Bob to be one of the counselors.

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March 8, 1975

Bob becomes the ""oldest permanent psychologist in Chicago"" when the ceiling in his office collapses and he has to set up shop wherever he can find the space.

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September 13, 1975

Bob's old school friend Murdock is in town for a day to sell a complex giveaway item to a Chicago cereal company. Bob invites him to stay overnight at his home. The brief encounter stretches out to a week when Murdock can't make his business connections. He gradually takes over Bob's car, clothing, and most of his home life.

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September 20, 1975

Howard insists on joining Bob and Emily's anniversary dinner at a fashionable Chicago restaurant in order to enlist their aid in popping the question to Ellen. But he chokes up in the clutch, and Bob is forced to do the proposing for him.

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September 27, 1975

Bob's patients observe tradition by planning a surprise party to honor the fourth year of the group's therapy sessions. When an unseen member, a Mr. Gianelli, threatens to turn the party into a disaster, Bob kicks him out of the group. His decision meets with instant group approval until Mr. Gianelli dies under a ton of zucchini.

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October 4, 1975

Emily accuses Bob of being stuck in a middle-aged rut and challenges him to switch family responsibilities.

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October 11, 1975

Bob and Emily invite Carol to share her ""heavy"" experiences with the ""overweight workshop.""

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Carol's Wedding

4x6
October 18, 1975

A blind-date-initiated, 12-hour romance culminates in Carol Kester's civil marriage to a handsome travel agent.

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October 25, 1975

Bob and Emily suffer international complications when they host a French psychologist in their home as part of a medical exchange program.

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November 1, 1975

Bob is depressed by his seeming lack of success as a psychologist. He seeks help from his old college professor, who manages to heighten his despair by informing him that psychology is all nonsense.

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Who is Mr. X?

4x9
November 8, 1975

Bob accepts a seemingly innocent invitation to appear as the guest on a TV discussion program. He winds up in the jaws of a dilemma when the show host turns out to have the disposition of a shark.

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November 15, 1975

Bob moves up in the world from the seventh to the tenth floor when he joins the firm of a swinging psychiatrist.

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November 22, 1975

It's a stag Thanksgiving for Bob when Emily flies off to join a family reunion, leaving Bob to share the holiday with his male buddies.

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November 29, 1975

Bob suffers family problems when his mother becomes a houseguest and an elderly patient involves him in a parent-child vendetta.

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The Article

4x13
December 6, 1975

When she's given an assignment to see what makes a bunch of doctors tick, inquiring news reporter Ellen Hartley gives Bob and his medical cohorts the tell-it-like-it-is treatment.

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December 13, 1975

Emily must contend with irate teachers, hamsters, and an escaped snake when she's unexpectedly upped to the position of school vice principal.

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Christmas Eve finds Bob in the hospital with tonsillitis and an impending operation. Meanwhile, his friends are all suffering from an attack of Christmas-itis.

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No Sale

4x16
January 3, 1976

Bob becomes his patient's partner in a get-rich-quick real-estate venture.

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Carol at 6:01

4x17
January 10, 1976

Bob contends with a patient's delusion that her bingo game is fixed, staggers through a series of wild poker parties, and watches in wonder as his secretary slowly smothers under an attack of love.

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January 17, 1976

Howard's game-warden brother comes to Chicago to witness the mating of two whooping cranes—and stays to make a play for Howard's girlfriend.

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My Boy Guillermo

4x19
January 24, 1976

Jerry Robinson's depression turns to instant joy when a globe-trotting ex-flame suddenly re-enters his life and proposes.

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Duke of Dunk

4x20
January 31, 1976

A professional basketball team hires Bob to give a psychological assist to its superstar.

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February 7, 1976

Bob develops a unique psychological problem when his receptionist, Carol, decides to resume her college career and become a psychologist.

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February 14, 1976

The Hartleys are bombarded with legal hassles when Bob is sued by a shy patient and Emily decides to fight a parking ticket.

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February 21, 1976

The Hartleys entertain Howard Borden's young son and hire a beauty queen as his babysitter.

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Peeper Two

4x24
February 28, 1976

Cliff Murdock, Bob's old laugh-a-minute college buddy, affectionately known as The Peeper, pays a return visit.

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September 25, 1976

Bob receives a telegram saying that his old college chum, ""The Peeper,"" is coming to Chicago and bringing a surprise. The surprise turns out to be a brand-new bride.

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Caged Fury

5x2
October 2, 1976

The Hartleys miss their friend's gala Fourth of July Bicentennial party celebration when they become trapped in a storage locker.

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October 9, 1976

Bob's therapy group has an unexpected visitor when a friendly homosexual joins in the sessions.

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October 16, 1976

The Hartleys take a vacation. In their absence, Howard undergoes a crash psychological program that changes his entire personality.

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October 23, 1976

The Hartley apartment becomes a hot and cold battleground when the good doctor declares psychological warfare on his landlord.

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Et, Tu, Carol?

5x6
October 30, 1976

Both Bob's receptionist and a Buddha figure with a clock in its navel give the psychologist a hard time.

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November 6, 1976

Bob and his friends host an orphan contingent for a wildly improbable camping-out experience.

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November 13, 1976

Bob turns amateur detective when he believes that his expensive tape recorder has been stolen.

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The Slammer

5x9
November 20, 1976

Bob and his friend ""The Peeper"" take a trip down Memory Lane and wind up in the slammer.

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November 27, 1976

Bob defends the work ethic when Jerry comes into a pile of money and promptly retires from the dental profession.

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December 4, 1976

Jerry, retired orthodontist and orphan, takes off on a world tour to search for his long-lost parents.

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December 11, 1976

Bob undergoes a shock when his mother announces that she has separated from his father after 47 years of marriage.

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December 25, 1976

Bob takes on the role of Christmas peacemaker when he attempts to reconcile his parents.

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January 8, 1977

Bob watches in amazement as one of his patients supports a blossoming romance with a tissue of lies.

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January 15, 1977

Bob's invitation to lecture at a prestigious sex seminar results in distress when the audience shows up nude.

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Of Mice and Men

5x16
January 22, 1977

Bob runs into marital problems when he brings his therapy group home for a wild role-playing encounter.

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Halls of Hartley

5x17
January 29, 1977

Bob succumbs to the pressures of living in a big city and desperately seeks employment of a small rural college.

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February 5, 1977

Bob thinks that Veronica Kidd, a student trainee, has fallen in love with him.

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February 12, 1977

Bob strikes out against a friend's fear of falling, but succumbs to the same phobia himself when he is subjected to a harrowing elevator experience.

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February 19, 1977

Bob's memory is taxed to the limit when he forgets that April 15 is the Federal income tax deadline—and also the date of the Hartleys' seventh wedding anniversary.

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February 26, 1977

Bob is held hostage in his office by a friendly bank robber.

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The Mentor

5x22
March 5, 1977

A despondent friend accepts Bob's suggestion and turns the psychologist's reception area into a mini-Polynesian village.

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March 12, 1977

Bob offers sound psychological advice to his wife and his therapy group on how to handle anger. Then he proceeds to blow up himself.

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March 19, 1977

Hot baby news is the order of the day when Carol, Bob's receptionist, announces that she's expecting a baby. Then, Emily drops her bombshell—and Bob nearly comes unglued at the prospect of becoming a father.

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September 24, 1977

Bob's well-ordered life turns topsy-turvy when he and Emily move to a new Chicago residence.

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Ex-Con Job

6x2
October 1, 1977

Bob's attempt at treating convicts who are about to be released has him climbing the walls.

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A Jackie Story

6x3
October 8, 1977

Jerry is terrified of losing his new dream girl.

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October 15, 1977

Bob is puzzled when his henpecked patient, Mr. Petersen, asserts himself with far-reaching consequences.

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October 22, 1977

Bob deals with the amusing problems of an improbable paternity suit and a phone paging service that never pages him.

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October 29, 1977

Bob's impulsive decision to leave town for a week is received with disastrous emotions by his patients, who seemingly can't make it without him.

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November 12, 1977

It's no laughing matter for Howard when his 12 year old son Howie announces he's leaving home to become a comedian.

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November 19, 1977

Bob interviews a variety of psychologists to take over his patients while he's out of town. It's soon apparent that they are very much in need of help themselves. When Bob's former teacher, Professor Dreebe, offers his services, it seems the perfect answer.

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Shallow Throat

6x9
November 26, 1977

At first, Bob is thrilled when a nontalkative patient named Mr. Twillmer finally opens up after being told that anything he might say will be held in the strictest confidence. His joy is short-lived when Twillmer confesses to grand larceny.

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December 3, 1977

Emily's protective instincts are aroused when 70-year-old Grace DuBois, an odd but friendly recluse, is threatened with being sent to a rest home for elderly people who can't cope with reality.

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Grand Delusion

6x11
December 17, 1977

Bob and Emily celebrate their 10th wedding anniversary with a dream flight into the fantasy of being married to different partners.

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December 24, 1977

Bob finds himself with unhappy and hostile patients who refuse to attend his Christmas party when they are mistakenly informed of a rate increase at the height of the Yuletide season. One patient is moved to hire a pie-throwing service.

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Freudian Ship

6x13
January 7, 1978

The Hartleys embark on a seagoing vacation to put work behind them. But Bob can't resist playing psychologist when he undertakes to counsel a married couple.

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Grizzly Emily

6x14
January 14, 1978

Emily Hartley discovers a new low in male chauvinism when Bob's father arranges a fishing trip to his cabin and assigns her woman's work while the men brave the great out-of-doors.

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January 21, 1978

Bob counsels a quintet of jovial ex-convicts to help them find honest employment.

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January 28, 1978

Bob advises a patient named Mr. Plager to realize his human potential by writing a play based on his own experiences. But when Plager writes, directs, and produces an actual World War I drama whose characters bear a startling resemblance to the rest of Bob's patients, the warfare really begins.

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February 4, 1978

Bob's paranoid, perennial patient, Mr. Carlin, involves Emily in his scheme to impress his former schoolmates—especially a girl who never gave him the time of day.

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February 11, 1978

Paul Billingham—known to his radio fans as Ralph Alfalfa, the Happy Farmer—comes to Bob because of his stuttering problem. On radio, he practiced several unseen rhythmic devices to mask his problem, but a new television opportunity threatens to expose his problem with disastrous results.

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February 18, 1978

Bob's friends close ranks to ""protect"" Emily Hartley when a handsome old flame pays her a very warm visit.

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March 4, 1978

On the eve of being announced ""Secretary of the Year,"" Carol informs Bob that she's leaving his employ.

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March 11, 1978

At the school where Emily works, low reading scores prompt indignant outbursts and threats from angry parents. Principal Phil Bannister flees their wrath by going on an extended fishing trip—but not before he tells Emily to handle the crisis.

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April 1, 1978

Bob gives up his psychological practice in Chicago to become a professor at a small college in Oregon.

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Essentially a continuing episode of the original "The Bob Newhart Show". The plot picks up the day after the "last" episode of "Newhart" which itself morphed back into "The Bob Newhart Show". Dr. Robert Hartley has yet another day at the office which he spends trying to explain his "dream" of the night before which of course was the "Newhart" show. Series regulars Suzanne Pleshette, Bill Daily, Peter Bonerz, Marcia Wallace and Jack Riley all return to reprise their roles.

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