The Bob Newhart Show (1972–1978)
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Bob's asked by Ruth Corley ('Jennifer Warren'), to appear on her morning interview program. After taking up the charming, and demure-sounding Ruth on her offer, she turns into a cut-throat host, on-air, who has Bob in her clutches, and he lets it slip that one of the patients he's treated, is a politician, and everyone begins guessing who that person could be.

Director:

Peter Bonerz

Writers:

David Davis (created by), Lorenzo Music (created by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Bob Newhart ... Dr. Robert 'Bob' Hartley
Suzanne Pleshette ... Emily Hartley
Peter Bonerz ... Dr. Jerry Robinson
Bill Daily ... Howard Borden
Marcia Wallace ... Carol Kester Bondurant
Jennifer Warren ... Ruth Corley
Alan Manson Alan Manson ... Congressman Avery
Claudette Duffy Claudette Duffy ... Sister Mary Catherine
John Fiedler ... Mr. Emil Peterson
Jack Riley ... Elliot Carlin
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Storyline

Bob's asked by Ruth Corley ('Jennifer Warren'), to appear on her morning interview program. After taking up the charming, and demure-sounding Ruth on her offer, she turns into a cut-throat host, on-air, who has Bob in her clutches, and he lets it slip that one of the patients he's treated, is a politician, and everyone begins guessing who that person could be.

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Genres:

Comedy

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Language:

English

Release Date:

8 November 1975 (USA) See more »

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Production Co:

MTM Enterprises See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Sister Mary Catherine is a credited character but has no lines. See more »

Quotes

Ruth Corley: [Bob's on The Ruth Corley Show, and the soft-spoken, almost demure woman whom he originaly met with has - on camera - a vicious, pit-bull like demeanor, putting Bob in the hot seat. Ruth grills Bob on his success rate as a psychologist] Do you ever cure anybody?
Dr. Robert 'Bob' Hartley: [Discomfited, Bob doesn't respond right away. Instead, he looks anxiously from Ruth to the camera and back again] Well, well, uh, I, I wouldn't say "cured"...
Ruth Corley: [Brusquely cuts Bob off, smiling] So, your answer is 'no'.
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References The Yogi Bear Show (1961) See more »

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