Pioneers of Television

Bob Newhart on Listening Funny

Clip: Season 4 | 2m 1s

The Bob Newhart Show starred the slow talking comedian Bob Newhart as Chicago psychologist Robert Hartley. A master in the art of reactionary comedy, the sitcom was developed to showcase Newhart’s ability to "listen funny,” pitting him against a rotating carousel of outlandish and neurotic characters.

Aired: 04/15/14

Rating: NR

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