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  • TV-G
  • 1982
  • 8 Seasons
  • 7.8  (7,905)

Newhart was a highly successful sitcom that aired on CBS from 1982 to 1990. The show followed the everyday lives of Dick Loudon (played by the legendary comedian Bob Newhart) and his wife Joanna (played by Mary Frann) as they run an inn in the small town of Vermont.

Throughout the show, viewers are introduced to a wide range of quirky characters that inhabit the town of Vermont. These include the inn's handyman, George Utley (played by Tom Poston), a dimwitted but lovable character whose hilarious antics always managed to bring a smile to audiences' faces. There's also Stephanie Vandergosh (played by Jennifer Holmes), the inn's maid who is determined to have a romantic relationship with Dick.

The show's creators also introduced a cast of colorful regulars who frequently visit the inn. These include Larry, Darryl, and Darryl (played by William Sanderson, Tony Papenfuss, and John Voldstad), three brothers who are notorious for their deadpan humor and general lack of social skills.

One of the most unique aspects of Newhart was its ability to seamlessly blend classic sitcom elements with absurd humor. The show was known for its surreal dream sequences and bizarre plotlines, which often involved characters going to great lengths to achieve their goals.

Throughout its eight seasons, Newhart managed to maintain its charm and wit, making it one of the most beloved sitcoms of its time. The show's characters were well-developed and multi-dimensional, with each actor bringing their own unique style to their respective roles.

Of course, it was Bob Newhart's dry wit and impeccable timing that made the show truly special. His ability to deliver deadpan one-liners and perfectly-timed reactions helped establish him as one of the greatest comedians of his generation.

Overall, Newhart was a sitcom that perfectly captured the spirit of its time. It was a show that managed to be both hilarious and heartwarming, with a cast of characters that viewers truly cared about. It will always be remembered as one of the best sitcoms of the 1980s and 1990s.

Newhart is a series that is currently running and has 8 seasons (184 episodes). The series first aired on October 25, 1982.

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The Last Newhart
24. The Last Newhart
May 21, 1990
A visitor from Japan has announced his intentions of buying the whole town and create a gigantic golf course in its place. But Dick seems to be the one and only hold out to their plans, angering the townspeople.
My Husband, My Peasant
23. My Husband, My Peasant
May 14, 1990
When Scooter Drake returns to town, along with his new wife Libby and a newborn child, Stephanie decides she must divorce Michael for being of peasant stock and causing their child to be subservient to the Drake's kid.
Father Goose
22. Father Goose
May 7, 1990
Michael casts his favorite dinner theater actor as Giddy, in a new lead in series for Vermont Today, the Giddy Goose Show, unaware that Giddy is really his father.
Dick and Tim
21. Dick and Tim
April 30, 1990
Dick meets Tim Conway and is asked to join his group for a weekly poker game, unaware just how cheap Tim really is.
20. Handymania
April 9, 1990
George invents a new board game, called Handymania.
Georgie and Grace
19. Georgie and Grace
March 19, 1990
Miss Goddard uses her feminine wiles on George, after he decides to return with the visiting priests to become one himself.
Daddy's Little Girl
18. Daddy's Little Girl
March 5, 1990
Michael receives a lesson in parenting after he once again has returned from the mall following a shopping spree for baby Stephanie. But it's a dream one night that makes Michael see the error of his ways when he pictures his child as a teen.
Born to Be Mild
17. Born to Be Mild
February 26, 1990
George asks Dick to join his old gang "'The Houligans", as they plan a reunion. But things get out of hand when Dick inadvertently gets the gang in a rumble with their rival gang, "The Ruffians."
Seein' Double
16. Seein' Double
February 19, 1990
Michael designs a new TV series for WPIV which is called Seein' Double. The show has Stephanie starring as a pair of identical twins, with Dick playing her grouchy father.
Child in Charge
15. Child in Charge
February 5, 1990
A dream finds Grandma Vanderkellen buying up WPIV as a gift for baby Stephanie. When Dick refuses to do as the child wishes, Vermont Today is canceled, and right in the middle of an interview with George McGovern.
Good Neighbor Sam
14. Good Neighbor Sam
January 29, 1990
Dick creates an uproar all over town when his good nature is mistaken as friendship for an overbearing new neighbor. Each of the people in town Dick meets was under the impression that they were his best friend.
Beauty and the Pest
13. Beauty and the Pest
January 15, 1990
Joanna discovers she has a secret admire when she brings a strange neighbor house hunting, none which he approves of. But then when she makes a stop to his home, Joanna finds a shrine dedicated to her on the wall.
Lights! Camera! Contractions!
12. Lights! Camera! Contractions!
January 8, 1990
Michael wants their child's birth to be archived on film, but Stephanie will have part in that. We'll see since she has just gone into labor.
Jumpin' George
11. Jumpin' George
January 1, 1990
A reoccurring nightmare has George wanting to never sleep again. Michael and Stephanie use modern technology called "womb phones" to help educate their child before he is born.
I Like You, Butt...
10. I Like You, Butt...
December 18, 1989
George has met the girl off her dreams, except that she has a gigantic butt. Also, Michael and Stephanie attend a session with a guru who names babies.
Attack of the Killer Aunt
9. Attack of the Killer Aunt
December 11, 1989
Joanna's aunt comes for a visit to the Stratford and discloses her dislike for Dick, believing that she is too good for him.
Cupcake in a Cage
8. Cupcake in a Cage
December 4, 1989
A case of prenatal rage finds Stephanie slapping the face of a store security guard, and landing in a jail cell.
Good Lord Loudon
7. Good Lord Loudon
November 20, 1989
A visiting dignitary offers to make Dick a Lord after being unable to pay his bill. When the town hears of his title, the citizens see him in a new light.
Meet Michael Vanderkellen
6. Meet Michael Vanderkellen
November 13, 1989
The Vanderkellen's make an offer in which Michael can't refuse, a mansion of their own, and all he must do is...change his name to Michael Vanderkellen.
Ramblin' Michael Harris
5. Ramblin' Michael Harris
October 23, 1989
Michael becomes a lounge singer after quitting his job as a bag boy at Menkey's grocery.
Utley Exposed
4. Utley Exposed
October 16, 1989
George become a surprise guest on Vermont Today's 'Hidden Shame' segment where he discloses a childish prank he played.
Poetry and Pastries
3. Poetry and Pastries
October 2, 1989
Miss Goddard uses her feminine wiles on Dick when he is named judge for the annual Poetry and Pastry contest as a means of getting an edge. Elsewhere, Michael throws himself an all-male baby shower.
Get Dick
2. Get Dick
September 25, 1989
A night at the Maison Hubert ends when the building is accidentally burned down by Dick's cigar. Hubert is given a place to recuperate at the Stratford Inn, unaware that Hubert is planning a revenge.
Don't Worry Be Pregnant
1. Don't Worry Be Pregnant
September 18, 1989
Michael and Stephanie return home from a six month honeymoon with a surprise, they are going to have a baby. But they soon find that they are not at all prepared for parenthood.
Where to Watch Newhart
Newhart is available for streaming on the CBS website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Newhart on demand at Amazon Prime.
  • Premiere Date
    October 25, 1982
  • IMDB Rating
    7.8  (7,905)