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Series regulars or semi-regulars in 'The Bob Newhart Show' in the 1970s:

1970s Episode Guide for 'The Bob Newhart Show':

(Episodes with dates prior to 1970 aired as reruns during the '70s.)

September 16, 1972: Fly The Unfriendly Skies
Season 1, episode 1
W: David Davis, Lorenzo Music   D: Jay Sandrich

With Noam Pitlik (Victor Gianelli), Patricia Smith (Margaret Hoover), Penny Marshall (Stewardess), Florida Friebus (Mrs. Bakerman).
Debut of a situation comedy starring Newhart as a Chicago psychologist who is quite capable of aiding his patients but has difficulty facing problems in his own life. Suzanne Pleshette costars as his wife. In the first episode, Bob's "fear of flying" workshop gets a new member when Emily accepts his invitation to travel with the group by plane to New York and has to admit that she, too, is a "white knuckle" flyer.

September 23, 1972: Tracy Grammar School, I'll Lick You Yet
Season 1, episode 2
W: Carl Gottlieb, George Yanok   D: Jay Sandrich

With Larry Gelman (Dr. Tupperman), Patricia Smith (Margaret Hoover), King Moody (Fireman).
Psychologist Bob faces a self-confidence crisis when he gives a talk at the school where Emily teaches.

September 30, 1972: Tennis, Emily?
Season 1, episode 3
W: David Davis, Lorenzo Music   D: Alan Rafkin

With Peter Brown (Stan Connors), Barbara Barnett (Cheryl Sherwood), Pat Lysinger (Marci Wintersol).
Bob experiences a few pangs of jealousy when Emily's handsome new tennis instructor comes to see him with an emotional problem -- his inability to turn down all the women that are uncontrollably attracted to him.

October 7, 1972: Mom, I L-L-Love You
Season 1, episode 4
W: Dick Clair, Jenna McMahon   D: Alan Rafkin

With Patricia Smith (Margaret Hoover), Martha Scott (Eleanor Hartley), Marilyn Child (Mrs. Walker).
After years of feeling guilty, Bob decides to face up to the situation and tell his mother something he's never told her before -- that he loves her.

October 21, 1972: Goodnight Nancy
Season 1, episode 5
W: Susan Silver   D: Jay Sandrich

With Patricia Smith (Margaret Hoover), Penny Fuller (Nancy Brock), Richard Schaal (Chuck Brock), James B. Sikking (Dick), Anna Aries (Judy), Jack Bernardi (Waiter).
A former flame of Bob's shows up unexpectedly and gives every indication she's interested in rekindling some old sparks.

October 28, 1972: Come Live With Me
Season 1, episode 6
W: Jerry Mayer   D: Alan Rafkin

With John Fiedler (Mr. Peterson), Eugene Troobnick (Roger Dixon), Jack Bernardi (Waiter), Ric Carrott (Ronnie).
After Bob gives a very clinical and non-committal response to her question, Carol decides to tell Emily about her relationship with a handsome yet divorced man and asks her advice.

November 4, 1972: Father Knows Worst
Season 1, episode 7
W: Jay Tarses, Tom Patchett   D: Alan Rafkin

With Moosie Drier (Howie Borden), Janice Carroll (Waitress), Kit Smythe (Lady Patient), Alice Borden (Lois Borden).
Howard, whose divorce settlement includes two weekends a month with his son, is sure the boy doesn't really like him.

November 11, 1972: Don't Go To Bed Mad
Season 1, episode 8
W: Gene Thompson   D: Alan Rafkin

Bob and Emily carry on an all-night argument when Emily refuses to become a Monday night football widow.

November 18, 1972: P-I-L-O-T
Season 1, episode 9
W: David Davis, Lorenzo Music   D: Jay Sandrich

With Patricia Smith (Margaret Hoover), William Redfield (Arthur Hoover), M. Emmet Walsh (Jack Hoover), Helen Page Camp (Myrna Hoover), Ted Foulkes (Scottie Hoover), Robert Foulkes (Eric Hoover), Ron Masak (Mike Mitchell), Louise Lasser (Joan Radford).
After three years of marriage and no children, Bob and Emily decide to adopt and face the nerve-wracking prospect of an in-depth interview with a representative of the adoption agency. This was the series' pilot episode.

November 25, 1972: Anything Happen While I Was Gone?
Season 1, episode 10
W: Martin Cohan   D: Jay Sandrich

With Patricia Smith (Margaret Hoover), Elaine Giftos (Cynthia Fremont).
After a whirlwind romance, Jerry announces that he's going to marry his pretty but domineering dental hygenist.

December 2, 1972: I Want To Be Alone
Season 1, episode 11
W: Jerry Mayer   D: Alan Rafkin

With Patricia Smith (Margaret Hoover), Alan Hewitt (Mr. Warner), Helen Page Camp (Mrs. Prince), Nora Marlowe (Mrs. Brandell), Archie Hahn (Bellman), Bernie Kopell (Dr. Arnold).
Bob decides that for his own mental well-being he needs some peace and quiet, so he moves into a hotel room by himself, leaving a confused Howard Borden thinking that Bob and Emily have split.

December 9, 1972: Bob And Emily And Howard And Carol And Jerry
Season 1, episode 12
W: Charlotte Brown   D: Peter Baldwin

With Marilyn Child (Mrs. Walker), Pat Morita (Bartender), Shizuko Hoshi (Waitress), James Hong (Man).
Carol decides that Howard Borden is the man for her, not realizing that his suave approach is the result of a pain killer given him by the dentist.

December 16, 1972: I Owe It All To You... But Not That Much
Season 1, episode 13
W: Martin Cohan   D: Alan Rafkin

Bob gains a patient but almost loses a friend when Jerry decides to see Bob professionally about a problem he's developed concerning hs relationship with all of the girls he dates.

December 23, 1972: His Busiest Season
Season 1, episode 14
W: David Davis, Lorenzo Music   D: Peter Baldwin

With Florida Friebus (Mrs. Bakerman), King Moody (Ken Willett), Harvey J. Goldenberg (Barry Gorman), Renee Lippin (Michelle Nardo).
A worrisome session with one of his therapy groups about anxieties created by the holdiays, coupled with his inability to find the right gift for Emily, sets Bob up for a depressing Christmas.

January 6, 1973: Let's Get Away From It Almost
Season 1, episode 15
W: Tom Patchett, Jay Tarses   D: Jay Sandrich

With Joyce Van Patten (Connie Miller), Chuck McCann (Hal Miller), Allen Garfield (Manager), Danny Rees (Sanford Hettie).
Bob and Emily decide to get away and end up vacationing at a ski lodge that's nearly deserted except for the annoying couple with whom they have to share a bathroom.

January 13, 1973: The Crash Of 29 Years Old
Season 1, episode 16
W: Charlotte Brown   D: Alan Rafkin

With Noam Pitlik (Mr. Gianelli), Renee Lippin (Michelle Nardo), Jill Jaress (Mary Ellen), Don Barrows (Mr. Keeney), Jack Bender (Paul Sanders).
Feeling unfulfilled as a woman coupled with the fact she's just past her 29th birthday results in Carol quitting her job as Bob's receptionist, a decision she reaches with a little help from Emily.

January 20, 1973: The Man With The Golden Wrist
Season 1, episode 17
W: Bill Idelson   D: Alan Rafkin

With Larry Gelman (Dr. Tupperman), Joan Tompkins (Aunt May), Mimi Torchin (Wendy Rivers), Michael Lerner (Mr. Carolla).
Emily's Midas touch turns to disaster when Bob refuses to wear the gold watch she's given him for his 40th birthday after learning just how expensive it was.

January 27, 1973: The Two Loves Of Dr. Hartley
Season 1, episode 18
W: Gene Thompson   D: George Tyne

With Emmaline Henry (Mrs. Walker).
Emily suffers pangs of jealousy when one of Bob's more attractive patients announces that she's in love with him.

February 3, 1973: Not With My Sister You Don't
Season 1, episode 19
W: Frank Buxton   D: Alan Rafkin

With Heather Menzies (Debbie Borden), Mel Stewart (Mr. Dabney).
Swinger Howard Borden suddenly turns into an overprotective big brother when his 22-year old sister arrives to spend the week with him, and Emily arranges a blind date for her with Jerry Robinson.

February 10, 1973: A Home Is Not Necessarily A House
Season 1, episode 20
W: David Davis, Lorenzo Music   D: Peter Baldwin

With Jenna McMahon (Shirley Wolfson), Dick Clair (Roy West), Betty Palivoda (Betty).
Bob is caught between Emily and a hard-driving saleslady when he resists their efforts to talk him into buying a house he doesn't really want.

February 17, 1973: Emily, I'm Home... Emily?
Season 1, episode 21
W: Martin Cohan   D: Rick Edelstein

With Edward Winter (Professor Trainer), Jessica Myerson (Mrs. Warren), Alma Beltran (Marina), Jill Jaress (Mary Ellen), Larry Gelman (Dr. Tupperman).
Emily decides to take a full time job, forcing Bob to cope with a messy apartment, TV dinners, evenings alone and a maid who doesn't speak English.

February 24, 1973: You Can't Win 'Em All
Season 1, episode 22
W: Bill Idelson   D: Jerry London

With Larry Gelman (Dr. Tupperman), Vern Rowe (Moose Washburn), Roy West (Ernie Atkins), Jim Watkins (Phil Bender).
After Bob is credited with saving the career of a baseball pitcher, he learns a second-string catcher is seeking his help.

March 3, 1973: Bum Voyage
Season 1, episode 23
W: Irma Kalish, Austin Kalish   D: Martin Cohan

With Renee Lippin (Michelle Nardo), Noam Pitlik (Mr. Gianelli), Pat McCormick (Strange Man), Archie Hann (Steward), John Fiedler (Mr. Peterson), Florida Friebus (Mrs. Bakerman).
Afraid that his practice, as well as his patients, will fall apart if he leaves, Bob keeps resisting Emily's plans for a vacation.

March 10, 1973: Who's Been Sleeping On My Couch?
Season 1, episode 24
W: Jerry Mayer   D: Alan Rafkin

With Renee Lippin (Michelle Nardo), Herbie Faye (Mr. Atlee).
Recovering from another broken romance, Jerry accepts Bob's invitation to spend a couple of days at his apartment.

September 15, 1973: Last TV Show
Season 2, episode 1
W: Charlotte Brown   D: Jay Sandrich

With Renee Lippin (Michelle Nardo), John Fiedler (Mr. Peterson), Noam Pitlik (Mr. Gianelli), Florida Friebus (Mrs. Bakerman), Don Dandridge (Floor Manager).
The second season starts as Bob's every fear is realized when his therapy group insists that he accept an invitation for the group to conduct one of its weekly sessions on TV.

September 22, 1973: Motel
Season 2, episode 2
W: Tom Patchett, Jay Tarses   D: Jay Sandrich

With Barbara Brownell (Angela), Rick Hurst (Maintenance Man), Zohra Lampert (Janine).
A trip to Peoria to see the telecast of a football game blacked out in Chicago turns into an embarrassing situation for Bob.

September 29, 1973: Backlash
Season 2, episode 3
W: Susan Silver   D: George Tyne

With Michael Conrad (Mr. Trevesco), Claudette Nevins.
Instead of being waited on hand and foot on their Mexican vacation as she had planned, Emily ends up doing the serving after Bob throws his back out.

October 6, 1973: Somebody Down Here Likes Me
Season 2, episode 4
W: Peter Meyerson   D: Jerry London

With John McMartin (Reverend Dan Bradford).
Rev. Dan Bradford seeks professional advice from Bob -- then makes a startling announcement in his Sunday sermon.

October 13, 1973: Emily In For Carol
Season 2, episode 5
W: Jerry Mayer   D: Alan Rafkin

With Larry Gelman (Dr. Tupperman), Howard Platt (Dr. Newman), Teri Garr (Miss Brennan), Rhoda Gemignani (Joan Rossi), Nora Marlowe (Mrs. Manning).
With Carol on vacation, Emily is elected to fill in as the receptionist, an idea that everyone loves -- except Bob.

October 20, 1973: Have You Met Miss Dietz?
Season 2, episode 6
W: Bill Idelson   D: George Tyne

With David Fresco (Mr. Brown), Mariette Hartley (Marilyn Dietz).
A very attractive divorcee who's enjoying her new-found freedom creates a small feud between Jerry and Howard when she starts dating the two of them.

October 27, 1973: Old Man Rivers
Season 2, episode 7
W: Martin Cohan   D: Martin Cohan

With Larry Gelman (Dr. Tupperman), Jeff Corey (Dr. Scott Rivers), Don Fenwick (Young Doctor), Monty Margetts (Nurse).
A rather embarrassing operation leads to a romance for Carol Kester with her doctor, a relationship everyone questions due to the disparity in their ages.

November 3, 1973: Mister Emily Hartley
Season 2, episode 8
W: Charlotte Brown   D: Jerry London

With Claudette Nevins (Hostess), Perry Castellano (Young Boy), Tom Patchett (David Robbins), Jay Tarses (Waiter), Bill Quinn (Ralph Hodiak).
Bob suffers an inferiority attack when a test reveals that Emily's IQ is higher than his.

November 10, 1973: Mutiny On The Hartley
Season 2, episode 9
W: Tom Patchett, Jay Tarses   D: Peter Baldwin

With John Fiedler (Mr. Peterson), Renee Lippin (Michelle Nardo), Noam Pitlik (Mr. Gianelli), Florida Friebus (Mrs. Bakerman), Henry Corden (Plumber).
Bob decides to meet the rising cost of living by raising his rates, but the news sets off a revolt among members of his therapy group.

November 17, 1973: I'm Okay, You're Okay, So What's Wrong?
Season 2, episode 10
W: Earl Barret   D: George Tyne

With Katherine Helmond (Dr. Webster).
Bob turns out to be an uncooperative patient when Emily makes an appointment for them to see a counselor about the boredom creeping into their marriage.

November 24, 1973: Fit, Fat, And Forty-One
Season 2, episode 11
W: Bill Idelson, Harvey Miller   D: Peter Baldwin

With Bruce Kirby (Dr. Klein), Samantha Harper (Nurse Burke), Lilyan Chauvin (Olga), Bob Ridgley (Elevator Repairman), Ron Glass (Elevator Repairman).
Determined to lose eight pounds from his middle, Bob goes on a strict diet and, with Jerry's help, joins a weight-reducing class.

December 1, 1973: Blues For Mr. Borden
Season 2, episode 12
W: Tom Patchett, Jay Tarses   D: Jerry London

With Julius Harris (Mr. Billings), Moosie Drier (Howie Borden).
Howard Borden suffers a bad case of the blues when his young son tells him about his marvelous new "uncle," who seems to have taken up permanent residence with Howard's ex-wife.

December 8, 1973: My Wife Belongs To Daddy
Season 2, episode 13
W: Jerry Mayer   D: Jerry London

With Renee Lippin (Michelle Nardo), John Randolph (Junior Harrison), Ann Rutherford (Aggie Harrison), Tony Brande (Maitre D'), Alberto Morin (Waiter), Byron Morrow (Devareaux), Dick Wilson (Milt).
Emily's parents make a surprise visit that makes Bob terribly uncomfortable.

December 15, 1973: T.S. Elliot
Season 2, episode 14
W: Gerry Renert, Jeff Wilhelm   D: Peter Baldwin

With Robert Riesel (Mr. Miller), Shizuko Hoshi (Hostess), Shirley O'Hara (Debbie).
Bob's patient Elliot Carlin parades forth all his phobias and insecurities as he prepares to ask Carol for a date.

December 22, 1973: I'm Dreaming Of A Slight Christmas
Season 2, episode 15
W: Tom Patchett, Jay Tarses   D: Peter Baldwin

With Larry Gelman (Dr. Tupperman), John Fiedler (Mr. Peterson), Gene Blakely (Dr. Tetzi).
Bob and Emily's dream of a quiet Christmas alone together faces an uphill battle against a patient with an anxiety attack, a blizzard and a power failure.

January 5, 1974: Oh, Brother
Season 2, episode 16
W: Martin Cohan   D: Peter Baldwin

With Raul Julia (Greg Robinson), Rhoda Gemignani (Miss Rossi).
Jerry brother shows up in Chicago after finishing dental school and takes over Jerry's life, his apartment, and his dental practice. A joyful reunion for the brothers ends up as a near fist fight.

January 12, 1974: The Modernization Of Emily
Season 2, episode 17
W: Charlotte Brown   D: Peter Baldwin

With Florida Friebus (Mrs. Bakerman), Sharon Gless (Rosalie Shaeffer), Billy Miller (Roy), J.J. Barry (Man in Market), Erica Hagen (Miss Carmichael).
Feeling that middle age is creeping up faster than she realized, Emily decides to update her image with a kicky new wardrobe that she says is youthful and Bob feels is childish.

January 19, 1974: The Jobless Corps
Season 2, episode 18
W: Tom Patchett, Jay Tarses   D: Peter Baldwin

With Oliver Clark (Mr. Herd), Howard Hesseman (Mr. Plager), Lucien Scott (Mr. Vickers), Millie Slavin (Shirley Slavin).
Depressed, out-of-work Howard joins Bob's special therapy group for the unemployed.

January 26, 1974: Clink Shrink
Season 2, episode 19
W: Paul Lichtman, Howard Storm   D: Peter Bonerz

With Henry Winkler (Miles Lascoe), Len Lesser (Mr. Schwab), Russ Grieve (Spike Coolidge).
Hoping to make a contribution to society, Bob offers his psychological counseling services free to a parolee. But Bob seems to be more influenced by his patient's manner than the patient is by Bob's therapy.

February 2, 1974: Mind Your Own Business
Season 2, episode 20
W: Tom Patchett, Jay Tarses   D: Alan Rafkin

With Ron Rifkin (Jeff Boggs), Lou Cutell (Delivery Man), Katherine Clarke (Dee Dee).
Bob regrets hiring a business manager to handle his affairs.

February 9, 1974: A Love Story
Season 2, episode 21
W: Martin Cohan   D: Peter Bonerz

With Renee Lippin (Michelle Nardo), Pat Finley (Ellen Hartley), Martha Scott (Mrs. Hartley), Dorothy Love (Woman in Elevator), Patti Jerome (Aunt Jessica).
It's love at first sight when Howard instantly falls for Bob's sister, Ellen. Trouble is, Ellen is getting married on the weekend.

February 16, 1974: By The Way. . . You're Fired
Season 2, episode 22
W: Barbara Gallagher, Sybil Adelman   D: Peter Baldwin

With Larry Gelman (Dr. Tupperman), Howard Platt (Dr. Newman), Richard Schaal (Don Livingston), Jill Jaress (Mary Ellen), Dick Wilson (Man with Hat), Gene Blakely (Dr. Tetzi).
When Carol's new love interest interferes with her work, Jerry doesn't seem too concerned until it disrupts his own love life.

February 23, 1974: Confessions Of An Orthodontist
Season 2, episode 23
W: Tom Patchett, Jay Tarses   D: Peter Baldwin

With Teri Garr (Ms. Brennan), Roger Perry (Dr. Walker).
While filling in for a fellow psychologist, Bob is surprised to find that his first patient is Jerry, who is reluctant to reveal his problem.

March 2, 1974: A Matter Of Principal
Season 2, episode 24
W: Arnie Kogen, Ray Jessel   D: Don Bustany

With Michael Conrad (Mr. Trevesco), Tara Talboy (Lisa), Milton Selzer (Mr. Brimskill).
It's a matter of principal vs. principle when Emily refuses to skip one of her students ahead two grades at the insistent prodding of the principal at the elementary school where she teaches.

September 14, 1974: Big Brother Is Watching
Season 3, episode 1
W: Charlotte Brown   D: Robert Moore

With Pat Finley (Ellen Hartley).
The third season begins with Bob getting both good and bad news about his sister's new romantic plans. Ellen moves out of the Hartleys' apartment and into boyfriend Howard Borden's apartment.

September 21, 1974: The Battle Of The Groups
Season 3, episode 2
W: Tom Patchett, Jay Tarses   D: Alan Rafkin

With Pat Finley (Ellen Hartley), John Fiedler (Mr. Peterson), Renee Lippin (Michelle Nardo), Howard Hesseman (Mr. Plager), Daniel J. Travanti (Mr. Gianelli), Lenore Woodward (Mrs. Havlicek), Lucien Scott (Mr. Vickers), Millie Slavin (Shirley Ullman).
Bob takes two of his therapy groups to a rustic retreat for a marathon session that never gets further than everyone's complaints about the primitive conditions of their accommodations.

September 28, 1974: The Great Rimpau Medical Arts Experiment
Season 3, episode 3
W: Coleman Mitchell, Geoffrey Neigher   D: George Tyne

With Merie Earle (Mrs. Loomis), Tom Lacy (Dr. Whelen), Howard Platt (Dr. Newman), Larry Gelman (Dr. Tupperman), Julie Payne (Dr. Rudell).
Jerry Robinson's great-sounding idea that all of the doctors in the building form a co-op to treat each other for free leads to chaos.

October 5, 1974: The Separation Story
Season 3, episode 4
W: Tom Patchett, Jay Tarses   D: Peter Bonerz

With Richard Stahl (Bellboy), Carl Gottlieb (Mr. Kuberski), Kathryn Ish (Mrs. Heinsohn), Bryan O'Byrne (Mr. Doheny).
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.

October 12, 1974: Sorry, Wrong Mother
Season 3, episode 5
W: Charlotte Brown   D: Jay Sandrich

With Pat Finley (Ellen Hartley), John Ritter (Dave), Moosie Drier (Howie Borden), Renee Lippin (Michelle Nardo).
Howard is about to introduce his son to Ellen and practically tries to remold her into an image the boy will like.

October 19, 1974: The Gray Flannel Shrink
Season 3, episode 6
W: Jerry Mayer   D: Peter Bonerz

With John Anderson (Charlie Colton), Edward Winter (Wes Greenfield), Jerry Fogel (Paul Hollander), Mary-Robin Redd (Susan Wick), Oliver Clark (Mr. Herd).
Bob gives up most of his private practice to accept a fabulous offer to become the staff psychologist with a major insurance company, and learns that it's possible for a man in the corporate world to do his job too well.

October 26, 1974: Dr. Ryan's Express
Season 3, episode 7
W: Tom Patchett, Jay Tarses   D: Alan Rafkin

With Shirley O'Hara (Debbie Flett), Paula Victor (Mrs. Della Vella), Lucien Scott (Mr. Vickers), Maxine Stuart (Mrs. Chaney).
Bob's office routine becomes a shambles when Jerry hires, as a temporary receptionist, a very nice but very vague woman who can't even get Bob's name straight.

November 2, 1974: Brutally Yours, Bob Hartley
Season 3, episode 8
W: John Rappaport   D: Alan Rafkin

With Lawrence Pressman (Ed Hoffman), Rose Gregorio (Janet Hoffman), Renee Lippin (Michelle Nardo).
Having preached honesty in all relationships to his patients, Bob decides to follow his own advice and immediately offends two dinner guests and starts an argument with Emily.

November 9, 1974: Ship Of Shrinks
Season 3, episode 9
W: Coleman Mitchell, Geoffrey Neigher   D: Alan Rafkin

With Pat Finley (Ellen Hartley), Bobby Ramsen (Dr. Rimmer), Dolores Sutton (Madeline Kalisher), Jerome Guardino (Dr. Kalisher), David L. Lander (Milt).
Bob's first literary adventure turns out to be less than triumphant and he's reluctant to join the convention of psychiatrists on a flight to Hawaii.

November 16, 1974: Life Is A Hamburger
Season 3, episode 10
W: Jerry Mayer   D: George Tyne

With Richard Schaal (Don Fezler), John J. Fox (Judge Fleming), Meg Wyllie (Mrs. Fleming), Dawna Shove (Waitress), Bobby Eilbacher (Ricky Rasmussen).
Carol's announcement that she's going to marry Don Fezler, an unpublished poet with bad feet, brings negative reactions from all of her friends who find Don a little weird.

November 23, 1974: An American Family
Season 3, episode 11
W: Charlotte Brown   D: Peter Bonerz

With John Randolph (Junior Harrison), Martha Scott (Martha Hartley), Barnard Hughes (Herb Hartley), Ann Rutherford (Aggie Harrison).
Emily's plan for a warm and wonderful turkey dinner go downhill when Bob's mother and Emily's mother begin insulting one another the night before Thanksgiving.

November 30, 1974: We Love You... Good-Bye
Season 3, episode 12
W: Charlotte Brown   D: Peter Bonerz

With Rhoda Gemignani (Joan Rossi), Ann Weldon (Adele Sinclair), Inge-Maria (Ingrid), Joan Tompkins (Mrs. Cowens), Renee Lippin (Michelle Nardo).
Bob gets kicked out of the all-women consciousness-raising group he's formed after Emily joins and inadvertently points up some of the unliberated aspects of their marriage.

December 7, 1974: Jerry Robinson Crusoe
Season 3, episode 13
W: Erik Tarloff   D: Alan Rafkin

With Gail Strickland (Courtney Simpson).
After renewing his acquaintance with the beautiful and free-spirited Courtney Simpson, Jerry decides to give up his dental practice.

December 14, 1974: Serve For Daylight
Season 3, episode 14
W: Jerry Mayer   D: Alan Rafkin

With Paula Shaw (Dr. Ziegler), Howard Platt (Dr. Newman), Larry Gelman (Dr. Tupperman).
Bob thinks his chances of winning a doctors' tennis tournament are pretty good until he learns that his doubles partner will be Emily.

December 21, 1974: Home Is Where The Hurt Is
Season 3, episode 15
W: Tom Patchett, Jay Tarses   D: Alan Rafkin

With Bill Quinn (Eddie).
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 where she spends all of Christmas Eve pouring out the disasters of her childhood.

January 4, 1975: Tobin's Back In Town
Season 3, episode 16
W: Michael Zinberg   D: Peter Bonerz

With Fred Willard (John Tobin), Pat Finley (Ellen Hartley), Catherine Bacon (Dottie), Russ Grieve (Leo).
Ellen's ex-fiance, a tall, handsome egomaniac with a penchant for suede and leather, arrives in Chicago to win Ellen back.

January 11, 1975: Think Smartly -- Vote Hartley
Season 3, episode 17
W: Coleman Mitchell, Geoffrey Neigher   D: Bob Finkel

With Quinn Redeker (Dr. Dalton), Lillian Garrett (Rita Montez), George Wyner (Rex Pottinger).
Before he has a chance to say no, Bob finds himself running for chairman of the local school board against an incumbent who hasn't attended a board meeting for six months.

January 18, 1975: The Way We Weren't
Season 3, episode 18
W: Roger Beatty   D: James Burrows

With Wayne Tippit (Pilot), Kasey Connors (Stewardess), David Knapp (Ralph), Gary Krawford (Co-Pilot), Joseph R. Sicari (Salesman), Pat Finley (Ellen Hartley).
Emily's more than a little curious about Bob's reluctance to talk about a girl he used to date until Howard inadvertently spills the beans.

January 25, 1975: A Pound Of Flesh
Season 3, episode 19
W: Jerry Mayer   D: Alan Rafkin

With Dick Wilson (Mr. Berry), Merie Earle (Mrs. Loomis).
Bob and Jerry have a falling out when Jerry practically demands that Bob lend him enough money to buy a new motorcycle.

February 1, 1975: My Business Is Shrinking
Season 3, episode 20
W: Arnie Kogen, Ray Jessel   D: Alan Rafkin

With Phillip R. Allen (Dr. Walburn), Ray Stewart (Congressman Shetland), Mary Jo Catlett (Mrs. Englehart), Timothy Blake (Midge), Jay Kogen (Jay), Ron McIlwain (Wayne Jefferson).
With his confidence fading as fast as his list of patients, Bob decides to follow Emily's advice and see another psychologist about his problem.

February 8, 1975: The New Look
Season 3, episode 21
W: Gordon Farr, Lynne Farr   D: Peter Bonerz

With Cliff Norton (Maury), Marcia Lewis (Dorothy), Oliver Clark (Mr. Herd), Pat Finley (Ellen Hartley).
Emily decides to redecorate the apartment in antiques, and Bob finds her choice of furniture uncomfortable, unappealing and hazardous to his health.

February 15, 1975: Bob Hits The Ceiling
Season 3, episode 22
W: Phil Davis   D: Jay Sandrich

With Cynthia Harris (Diane Nugent), Al Stellone (Plumber), Mike Henry (Frank Nugent).
Bob breaks a long-standing rule against treating friends when he agrees to counsel a chum of Emily's whose marriage is breaking up.

February 22, 1975: Emily Hits The Ceiling
Season 3, episode 23
W: Jerry Mayer   D: James Burrows

With George Wyner (Rex Pottinger), Tom Newman (Spitball), Susan Davis (Band-Aid), Lillian Garrett (Rita Montez), Howard Hesseman (Mr. Plager).
Emily agrees to help operate a kids summer camp and then tries to persuade Bob to be one of the counselors.

March 8, 1975: The Ceiling Hits Bob
Season 3, episode 24
W: Tom Patchett, Jay Tarses   D: Alan Rafkin

With Lucien Scott (Mr. Vickers), Jess Nadelman (Bud Brey), Don Nagel (Waiter), Bill Quinn (Eddie), Pat Finley (Ellen Hartley).
Bob becomes the "oldest permanent floating psychologist in Chicago" when the ceiling in his office collapses and he has to set up shop wherever he can find the space.

September 13, 1975: The Longest Good-Bye
Season 4, episode 1
W: Tom Patchett, Jay Tarses   D: James Burrows

With Tom Poston (Cliff Murdock).
To begin the fourth season, a colorful chum from Bob's college days shows up unexpectedly and gives every indication of becoming his permanent houseguest.

September 20, 1975: Here's Looking At You, Kid
Season 4, episode 2
W: Gordon Farr, Lynne Farr   D: Peter Bonerz

With Richard Balin (Fred Goring), Don Nagel (Waiter), Vern Rowe (Trumpet Player), Pat Finley (Ellen Hartley).
Bob and Emily celebrate their sixth wedding anniversary by helping Howard propose to Bob's sister.

September 27, 1975: Death Of A Fruitman
Season 4, episode 3
W: Tom Patchett, Jay Tarses   D: Peter Bonerz

With John Fiedler (Mr. Peterson), Florida Friebus (Mrs. Bakerman), Renee Lippin (Michelle Nardo).
Bob's therapy group plans an anniversary party for him that turns into a wacky wake.

October 4, 1975: Change Is Gonna Do Me Good
Season 4, episode 4
W: Gordon Farr, Lynne Farr   D: John Erman

With Bryan Byers (Box Boy).
Emily accuses Bob of being stuck in a middle-aged rut and challenges him to switch family responsibilities.

October 11, 1975: The Heavyweights
Season 4, episode 5
W: Tom Patchett, Jay Tarses   D: Bob Claver

With Cliff Osmond (Leonard DePaolo), Marcia Lewis (Louise Gross), Larry Gelman (Dr. Tupperman), Renee Lippin (Michelle Nardo).
Bob and Emily invite Carol to share her "heavy" experiences with the "overweight workshop".

October 18, 1975: Carol's Wedding
Season 4, episode 6
W: Gordon Farr, Lynne Farr   D: Michael Zinberg

With Will Mackenzie (Larry Bondurant), Vincent Milana (Moving Man #1), Ric Mancini (Moving Man #2), Pat Cranshaw (Old Gentleman), Robert Casper (Judge Tanner).
A torrid blind date culminates in Carol Kester's marriage to a handsome travel agent.

October 25, 1975: Shrinks Across The Sea
Season 4, episode 7
W: Douglas Arango, Phil Doran   D: Bob Claver

With Rene Auberjonois (Alan Durocher), Francoise Ruggieri (Louise), Richard Foronjy (Artie Berkowitz).
Bob and Emily suffer international complications when they host a French psychologist in their home.

November 1, 1975: What's It All About, Albert?
Season 4, episode 8
W: Phil Davis   D: Michael Zinberg

With Keenan Wynn (Dr. Albert), Tom Fitzsimmons (Webb Franklyn), Bobby Eilbacher (David).
Bob is depressed by his seeming lack of success as a psychologist and seeks help from his old college professor.

November 8, 1975: Who Is Mr. X?
Season 4, episode 9
W: Bruce Kane   D: Peter Bonerz

With Jennifer Warren (Ruth Corley), Alan Manson (Congressman Avery), Claudette Duffy (Sister Mary Katherine), John Fiedler (Mr. Peterson), Howard Hesseman (Augie [voice]).
Bob accepts an seemingly innocent invitation to appear as the guest on a TV discussion program, then discovers the program host has the disposition of a shark.

November 15, 1975: Seemed Like A Good Idea At the Time
Season 4, episode 10
W: Tom Patchett, Jay Tarses   D: Richard Kinon

With Phillip R. Allen (Frank Walburn), Titos Vandis (Janitor), Linda Sublette (Kelly).
Bob moves up in the world, from the seventh to the tenth floor when he joins the firm of a swinging psychiatrist.

November 22, 1975: Over The River And Through The Woods
Season 4, episode 11
W: Bruce Kane   D: James Burrows

With Dave Himes (Delivery Boy), Janet Meshad (Elaine).
It's a stag Thanksgiving for Bob when Emily flies off to join a family reunion, leaving Bob to cook a bird for all his male buddies.

November 29, 1975: Fathers And Sons And Mothers
Season 4, episode 12
W: Arnold Kane   D: James Burrows

With Lucien Scott (Mr. Vickers), William Daniels (Edgar T. Vickers Jr.).
Bob suffers family problems when his mother becomes a houseguest.

December 6, 1975: The Article
Season 4, episode 13
W: Erik Tarloff   D: Michael Zinberg

With Bobby Ramsen (Morty), Kristina Holland (Gail Bronson), Ellen Weston (Sarah Harris), Jack O'Leary (Plumber), Pat Finley (Ellen Hartley), Larry Gelman (Dr. Tupperman), Howard Platt (Dr. Newman).
Dr. Hartley and his medical cohorts get the "tell-it-like-it-is" treatment from his sister, inquiring news reporter Ellen Hartley, when she's given an assignment to see what makes a bunch of doctors tick.

December 13, 1975: A Matter Of Vice-Prinicipal
Season 4, episode 14
W: Gordon Farr, Lynne Farr   D: Peter Bonerz

With Kristina Holland (Gail Bronson), Lawrence Pressman (Ed Hoffman), Frances Lee McCain (Janet Hoffman), Nora Marlowe (Joanie), Poindexter Yothers (Billy Foster), Martin Garner (The Bun Man).
Emily must contend with irate teachers, hamsters and an escaped snake when she's unexpectedly upped to the position of school vice principal.

December 20, 1975: Bob Has To Have His Tonsils Out, So He Spends Christmas Eve In The Hospital
Season 4, episode 15
W: Tom Patchett, Jay Tarses   D: James Burrows

With Graham Jarvis (Dr. Bickwell), Merie Earle (Mrs. Loomis).
Christmas Eve finds Bob in the hospital with tonsilitis and an impending operation while his friends all suffer on the outside with an attack of Christmas-itis.

January 3, 1976: No Sale
Season 4, episode 16
W: Michael Zinberg   D: Eddie Ryder

With Malcolm Atterbury (Mr. Arbogast).
Bob becomes his patient's partner in a get-rich-quick real estate venture.

January 10, 1976: Carol At 6:01
Season 4, episode 17
W: Gordon Farr, Lynne Farr   D: Peter Bonerz

With Will Mackenzie (Larry Bondurant), Florida Friebus (Mrs. Bakerman).
Bob contends with a patient's fixation that her bingo game is fixed, staggers through a series of weird stag poker parties, and watches in wonder as his secretary slowly smothers under an onslaught of love.

January 17, 1976: Warden Gordon Borden
Season 4, episode 18
W: Gordon Farr, Lynne Farr   D: James Burrows

With William Redfield (Gordon Borden), Pat Finley (Ellen Hartley).
Howard Borden's game-warden brother comes to Chicago to witness the mating of two whooping cranes, but stays to make a play for Howard's girlfriend.

January 24, 1976: My Boy Guillermo
Season 4, episode 19
W: Sy Rosen   D: Alan Myerson

With Gail Strickland (Courtney Simpson), Matthew Labyorteaux (Richie).
Jerry Robinson's depression turns to instant joy when a globe-trotting ex-flame suddenly reenters his life and proposes marriage.

January 31, 1976: Duke Of Dunk
Season 4, episode 20
W: Douglas Arango, Phil Doran   D: Peter Bonerz

With Anthony Costello (Dwayne 'Duke' Granger).
A professional basketball team hires Bob to give a psychological assist to its superstar.

February 7, 1976: Guaranteed Not To Shrink
Season 4, episode 21
W: Sy Rosen   D: James Burrows

With Will Mackenzie (Larry Bondurant), Paul Bryar (Mr. Firman), Claudia Bryar (Mrs. Firman).
Bob develops a unique "psychological problem" when Carol decides to resume her college career at night school and become a psychologist.

February 14, 1976: Birth Of A Salesman
Season 4, episode 22
W: Sy Rosen   D: John C. Chulay

With Oliver Clark (Mr. Herd).
The Hartleys are bombarded with laughable legal hassles when Bob is sued by a shy patient and Emily decides to fight a parking ticket.

February 21, 1976: The Boy Next Door
Season 4, episode 23
W: Hugh Wilson   D: Peter Bonerz

With Brooke Adams (Mitzi Margolis), Amzie Strickland (Mrs. Walhauser), Moosie Drier (Howie Borden).
The Hartleys entertain Howard Borden's young son and engage a beauty queen as his babysitter.

February 28, 1976: Peeper Two
Season 4, episode 24
W: Tom Patchett, Jay Tarses   D: Michael Zinberg

With Tom Poston (Cliff Murdock), Veronica Hamel (Rosemary), Sally Stark (Sharon), Barbara Ellen Lyle (Paula).
Bob's old laugh-a-minute college chum pays a return visit, only he's not laughing now -- his wife has left him.

September 25, 1976: Enter Mrs. Peeper
Season 5, episode 1
W: Gordon Farr, Lynne Farr   D: Michael Zinberg

With Tom Poston (Cliff Murdock), Charles Thomas Murphy (Messenger), Jay Tarses (Waiter), Jean Palmerton (Corrine Murdock).
The fifth season starts with Bob having mixed emotions when his old college chum shows up with a new bride.

October 2, 1976: Caged Fury
Season 5, episode 2
W: Gordon Farr, Lynne Farr   D: Michael Zinberg

With Will Mackenzie (Larry Bondurant).
The Hartleys miss their friend's gala Fourth of July party when they become trapped in a storage locker.

October 16, 1976: Still Crazy After All These Years
Season 5, episode 4
W: Hugh Wilson   D: Alan Myerson

With Leonard Stone (Dr. Ned Podbillion).
The Hartleys take a vacation. In their absence, Howard undergoes a crash psychological program that changes his entire personality.

October 23, 1976: The Great Rent Strike
Season 5, episode 5
W: David Lloyd   D: John C. Chulay

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

October 30, 1976: Et, Tu, Carol?
Season 5, episode 6
W: Gary David Goldberg   D: Alan Myerson

With Shirley O'Hara (Debbie), Larry Gelman (Dr. Tupperman), Howard Platt (Dr. Newman).
Bob's receptionist and a Buddha figure with a clock in its navel both give the psychologist a hard time.

November 6, 1976: Send This Boy To Camp
Season 5, episode 7
W: David Lloyd   D: Michael Zinberg

With Sorrell Booke (Mr. Perlmutter), Michael LeClair (Phil Dorigo), Tierre Turner (Wally Carson), Fil Formicola (Man at Elevator).
Bob and his friends host an orphan contingent for a wildly improbable camping-out experience.

November 13, 1976: A Crime Most Foul
Season 5, episode 8
W: Sy Rosen   D: John C. Chulay

With Oliver Clark (Mr. Herd), Florida Friebus (Mrs. Bakerman), John Fiedler (Mr. Peterson).
Bob turns amateur detective when he believes his expensive tape recorder has been stolen.

November 20, 1976: The Slammer
Season 5, episode 9
W: Gordon Farr, Lynne Farr   D: Michael Zinberg

With Tom Poston (Cliff Murdock), Bobby Ramsen (Johnny Carson Jr.), Kim O'Brien (Kim), Lucy Lee Flippin (Darva), Rhodes Reason (Detective), David Himes (Detective), Jean Palmerton (Corrine Murdock).
Bob and his friend "The Peeper" take a trip down Memory Lane and wind up in the slammer.

November 27, 1976: Jerry's Retirement
Season 5, episode 10
W: Hugh Wilson   D: Alan Myerson

With John Randolph (Junior Harrison), Howard Morris (Shorty Vance).
Bob defends the work ethic when Jerry comes into a pile of money and promptly retires from the dental profession.

December 4, 1976: Here's To You, Mrs. Robinson
Season 5, episode 11
W: Gordon Farr, Lynne Farr   D: James Burrows

With Lucy Landau (Jerry's Mother), Fred D. Scott (Mr. Robinson), Steven Anderson (Young Man).
Jerry Robinson makes his latest and most desperate attempt to locate his missing parents.

December 11, 1976: Breaking Up Is Hard To Do
Season 5, episode 12
W: Sy Rosen   D: Peter Bonerz

With Martha Scott (Martha Hartley), John Holland (Brian McDermott), Florida Friebus (Mrs. Bakerman).
Bob undergoes a traumatic shock when his mother announces that she has separated from his father after 47 years of marriage.

December 25, 1976: Making Up Is The Thing To Do
Season 5, episode 13
W: Gordon Farr, Lynne Farr   D: Harvey Medlinsky

With Will Mackenzie (Larry Bondurant), Barnard Hughes (Herb Hartley), Martha Scott (Martha Hartley).
Bob takes on the role of Christmas peacemaker when he attempts to reconcile his separated parents.

January 8, 1977: Love Is The Blindest
Season 5, episode 14
W: Gary David Goldberg   D: Will Mackenzie

With Mary Ann Chin (Andrea Duff).
Bob watches in amazement as one of his perennial patients supports a blossoming romance with a tissue of lies.

January 15, 1977: The Ironwood Experience
Season 5, episode 15
W: Phil Davis   D: Peter Bonerz

With Max Showalter (Dr. Morgan).
Bob's invitation to lecture at a prestigious sex seminar results in a distressing situation for him when the audience shows up in the nude.

January 22, 1977: Of Mice And Men
Season 5, episode 16
W: Bruce Kane   D: Peter Bonerz

With Betty Kean (Flo), Oliver Clark (Mr. Herd), John Fiedler (Mr. Peterson).
Bob runs into marital problems when he brings his therapy group home for a wild role-playing encounter.

January 29, 1977: Halls Of Hartley
Season 5, episode 17
W: Michael Zinberg   D: James Burrows

With Teresa Hughes (Dr. Eleanor Doctor), Addison Powell (Dr. Scranton), Craig Wasson (Chuck Morgan), James Burrows (Maintenance Man), Richard Libertini (Dr. Franklin Pitt).
Bob succumbs to the pressures of living in a big city and desperately seeks employment in a small rural college.

February 5, 1977: The Heartbreak Kidd
Season 5, episode 18
W: Sy Rosen   D: Dick Martin

With Tovah Feldshuh (Veronica Kidd).
Bob has a special problem when a young, pretty psychology student assigned to him develops a crush on him.

February 12, 1977: Death Be My Destiny
Season 5, episode 19
W: Sy Rosen   D: Michael Zinberg

With Lieux Dressler (Lady on Elevator), Tom Patchett (Dave Death), Oliver Clark (Mr. Herd).
Dr. Hartley attempts to help a friend and patient overcome his fear of falling, but succumbs himself when he is subjected to a harrowing elevator experience.

February 19, 1977: Taxation Without Celebration
Season 5, episode 20
W: Sy Rosen   D: Peter Bonerz

With Will Mackenzie (Larry Bondurant), Vince Martorano (Chauffeur), Drew Michaels (Bellboy).
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.

February 26, 1977: Desperate Sessions
Season 5, episode 21
W: Michael Zinberg, Michael Davidson   D: Dick Martin

With Robert Pine (Mel), Walker Edmiston (Sergeant Webber), Ron Vernan (Police Officer), Richard Dioguardi (Bank Guard), Andrea Adler (Bank Teller).
Bob is held hostage in his office by a friendly bank robber.

March 5, 1977: The Mentor
Season 5, episode 22
W: Gary David Goldberg   D: Michael Zinberg

With Will Mackenzie (Larry Bondurant).
Carol's husband accepts Bob's suggestion and opens his own travel agency outside Bob's office, turning the psychologist's reception room into a mini-Polynesian villege.

March 12, 1977: Shrinking Violence
Season 5, episode 23
W: Sy Rosen   D: Peter Bonerz

With Bob Ridgely (Marvin), Marsha Kramer (Receptionist), Florida Friebus (Mrs. Bakerman), Oliver Clark (Mr. Herd).
Bob offers sound psychological advice to his wife and his therapy group on how to handle anger, then proceeds to blow up.

March 19, 1977: You're Having My Hartley
Season 5, episode 24
W: Gordon Farr, Lynne Farr   D: Peter Bonerz

With Tom Poston (Cliff Murdock), Bobby Ramsen (Johnny Carson Jr.), Jean Palmerton (Corrine Murdock).
The Hartleys host close friends Cliff "The Peeper" Murdock and his wife on the very special occasion when Emily announces that she's pregnant, and Bob nearly becomes unglued at the prospect of becoming a father.

September 24, 1977: Bob's Change Of Life
Season 6, episode 1
W: Glen Charles, Les Charles   D: Peter Bonerz

With Charles Thomas Murphy (George Simmons), Martha Scott (Martha Hartley).
Season premiere. Bob's fights to preserve order in his rapidly changing life when he and Emily move to a new residence, his secretary changes office routines, and his parents contemplate selling their home.

October 1, 1977: Ex-Con Job
Season 6, episode 2
W: Ziggy Steinberg   D: Michael Zinberg

With Taurean Blacque (Arthur Tatum), Allen Case (Steve Kopelson), Ric Mancini (Al Brolio), Wyatt Johnson (Richard Hawkins), Bert Rosario (Reuben Ortiz), H.B. Haggerty (The Hammer), Greg Lewis (Man).
Dr. Hartley's attempt at providing psychological aid to men about to leave prison has him climbing the walls.

October 8, 1977: A Jackie Story
Season 6, episode 3
W: Lloyd Garver   D: Michael Zinberg

With Hope Alexander-Willis (Jackie Windsor), Sam Kwasman (Danny James), Roger Etienne (Waiter).
Jerry is terrified of losing his new dream girl; a ventriloquist and his dummy seek psychological help from Dr. Hartley when the dummy threatens to break up their successful showbiz act.

October 15, 1977: Who Was That Masked Man?
Season 6, episode 4
W: Glen Charles, Les Charles   D: Dick Martin

With Toni Lamond (Doris Petersen), Lorry Goldman (Cop), John Fiedler (Mr. Peterson), Florida Friebus (Mrs. Bakerman).
After being goaded by another member of the encounter group, the henpecked Mr. Petersen asserts himself with far-reaching consequences.

October 22, 1977: Carlin's New Suit
Season 6, episode 5
W: Andrew Smith   D: Dick Martin

With Loni Anderson (Leslie Greely), Sparky Marcus (Billy), Mark Lenard (Earl Stanley Plummer), Pat Cranshaw (Bum).
Bob deals with the amusing problems of an improbable paternity suit and a phone paging service that never pages him.

October 29, 1977: A Day In The Life
Season 6, episode 6
W: Kathy Donnell, Madelyn Dimaggio Wagner   D: Dick Martin

With Bud Kenneally (Mr. Swerdlow), Joan Kenneally (Mrs. Swerdlow), Robert Kenneally (Tom Swerdlow), Pam Kenneally (Becky Swerdlow), Richard Stahl (Mel), Michael Boyle (Steward).
Dr. Hartley's patients, including an entire family, panic when he makes an impulsive decision to leave town for a week.

November 12, 1977: My Son The Comedian
Season 6, episode 7
W: David Lloyd   D: Dick Martin

With Bobby Ramsen (Mickey Melnick), Moosie Drier (Howie Borden), Elizabeth Kerr (Minnie Farber), Johnny West (Jackie Whitefeather).
It's no laughing matter for Howard Borden when his young son Howie announces he's giving up school to become a comedian.

November 19, 1977: You're Fired, Mr. Chips
Season 6, episode 8
W: Lloyd Garver   D: Peter Bonerz

With Ralph Bellamy (Alan Dreesen), Richard Roat (Dr. Thompson), Howard Witt (Dr. Ellis), Florida Friebus (Mrs. Bakerman), John Fiedler (Mr. Peterson).
Dr. Hartley courts disaster when he asks his old psychology teacher to sub for him while he attends a convention.

November 26, 1977: Shallow Throat
Season 6, episode 9
W: Earl Pomerantz   D: Dick Martin

With Richard Libertini (Mr. Twillmer), Frank Maxwell (Sergeant O'Conner), J. Jay Saunders (Williams), Alan Haufrect (Felon), Lorrie Gia (Denise), Julienne Wells (Terry).
When a new patient confesses during a confidential therapy session that he's committed grand larceny, Dr. Hartley's professional integrity is strained to the breaking point.

December 3, 1977: A Girl In Her Twenties
Season 6, episode 10
W: Laura Levine   D: Peter Bonerz

With Mildred Natwick (Grace Dubois), Sondra Currie (Nora Dubois), Macon McCalman (Dr. Malcolm), J.J. Johnston (Man).
Emily befriends her next-door neighbor, a delightfully confused senior citizen living in the past of fifty years ago.

December 17, 1977: Grand Delusion
Season 6, episode 11
W: Lloyd Garver   D: Dick Martin

With Morgan Fairchild (Linda / Bianca), Michael Evans (Maitre D'), F. William Parker (Mr. Marcus).
Bob and Emily celebrate their 10th wedding anniversary with a dream flight into the fantasy of being married to different partners.

December 24, 1977: 'Twas The Pie Before Christmas
Season 6, episode 12
W: Phil Davis   D: Dick Martin

With Ben Freedman (Santa Saul), Rik Pierce (Pieman), John Fiedler (Mr. Peterson), Florida Friebus (Mrs. Bakerman).
A disgruntled patient takes his hostilities out on Dr. Hartley by marking him as the target for a pie-throwing hit man.

January 7, 1978: Freudian Ship
Season 6, episode 13
W: Earl Pomerantz   D: Peter Bonerz

With John Crawford (Vern Hackler), Jeff Donnell (Clara Hackler), Robert Phelps (Graham).
The Hartleys embark on a seagoing vacation to put work behind them, but Bob can't resist being the psychologist when he undertakes to guide a married couple's rough trip on the sea of matrimony.

January 14, 1978: Grizzly Emily
Season 6, episode 14
W: Laura Levine   D: Peter Bonerz

With Barnard Hughes (Herbert Hartley).
Bob's father arranges a fishing trip to his cabin and assigns Emily "woman's work" while he and Bob brave the great outdoors.

January 21, 1978: Son Of Ex-Con Job
Season 6, episode 15
W: Emily Purdum Marshall   D: Michael Zinberg

With Taurean Blacque (Arthur Tatum), Ric Mancini (Al Brolio), Wyatt Johnson (Mr. Hawkins), Allen Case (Steve Kopelson), Bert Rosario (Mr. Ortiz).
Bob counsels a quintet of jovial ex-convicts to help them find honest employment.

January 28, 1978: Group On A Hot Tin Roof
Season 6, episode 16
W: Andrew Smith   D: Michael Zinberg

With Lou Cutell (Petersen Character), Jerry Devine (Carlin Character), Amzie Strickland (Bakerman Character), Mary Ellen Olsen (Girl), Tyrone Wilson (Tommy), Frank Ashmore (Major Hartman), Florida Friebus (Mrs. Bakerman), John Fiedler (Mr. Peterson), Howard Hesseman (Mr. Plager).
Bob advises a patient to write a play based on his own experiences. But when Mr. Plager writes a World War I drama whose characters bear a startling resemblance to the rest of Bob's patients, the warfare really begins.

February 4, 1978: Emily Carlin, Emily Carlin
Season 6, episode 17
W: Laura Levine   D: Peter Bonerz

With Karen Huston (Peggy Ann Marble), Michael Alldredge (Burt Harrison), Carolyne Barry (Bonnie), Woody Skaggs (Jack).
Against her better judgment, Emily becomes a "wife for a night" when Mr. Carlin needs an instant family to impress his high school reunion.

February 11, 1978: Easy For You To Say
Season 6, episode 18
W: Andrew Smith   D: Dick Martin

With Jerry Fogel (Paul Billingham), J.R. Miller (Kid #1), K.C. Martel (Kid #2), Florida Friebus (Mrs. Bakerman), John Fiedler (Mr. Peterson).
Dr. Hartley offers his advice to a stuttering new patient who seeks his aid in making the transition from radio to television.

February 18, 1978: It Didn't Happen One Night
Season 6, episode 19
W: Laura Levine   D: Dick Martin

With David Hedison (Steve Darnell), Russell Shannon (Man).
When Bob is away, Emily has a very warm visit from a handsome old flame.

March 4, 1978: Carol Ankles for Indie-Prod
Season 6, episode 20
W: Lloyd Garver   D: Mark Tinker

With Madeleine Fisher (Miss Pringle), John Terry Bell (Gary Johnson), Joe George (Angry Man #1), Mert Rich (Angry Man #2), Neil Flanagan (Mr. Stevens).
On the eve of being named "Secretary of the Year", Carol informs Bob that she's leaving his employ.

March 11, 1978: Crisis In Education
Season 6, episode 21
W: Earl Pomerantz   D: Peter Bonerz

With Edward Andrews (Principal Bannister), Robert Costanzo (Sal Petrone), Patricia Stevens (Wanda Moss), Jan Fisher (Miss Hunsinger), Bill Zuckert (Mr. Kreever), Dolores Albin (Miss Nightingale), Brian Miller (Billy).
A crisis arises in Emily's grammar school because of bad reading scores, and, as vice principal, she's forced to read the riot act to a group of irate students.

April 1, 1978: Happy Trails To You
Season 6, episode 22
W: Lloyd Garver, Les Charles, Glen Charles   D: Michael Zinberg, Peter Bonerz

With Bobby Ramsen (Mr. Gerber), Bill Quinn (Dr. Wyler), Florida Friebus (Mrs. Bakerman), John Fiedler (Mr. Peterson).
Bob gives up his psychological practice in Chicago to become a professor at a small college in Oregon. (Last show of the series.)

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