Nope, but it's still among the greatest TV sitcoms ever. The formula is pretty much the same in both shows: Bob is married to a smart, independent-minded woman and exists in a nutty universe. Instead of Bill Daily as a wacky neighbor, there's Tom Poston as a wacky handyman; instead of Bob's gaggle of psychology patients, there are Larry, his brother Darryl and his other brother Darryl, and Kirk, the annoying, prevaricating owner of the cafe next to the Vermont inn owned by former New Yorkers Dick and Joanna Loudon. There's a great moment when Bob is annoyed that the old inn has earned landmark status, and he's moping in his study watching a TV rerun. When Joanna turns the volume up, we hear the soundtrack for Newhart's earlier series.
How can two shows separated by a span of four years crossover? Brilliantly - that's how. The final episode of Newhart featured a crossover classic. But while the Newhart series finale was the most famous crossover between these shows, it was only one of three times these shows bounced against each other. To start with, quick summaries.
The Bob Newhart Show is a sitcom which ran from to It starred Bob Newhart as psychologist Dr. Bob Hartley, focusing on his home and office life as well as his many neurotic patients. Newhart's second sitcom, Newhart , was not a direct spin-off recasting Newhart as Vermont innkeeper Dick Loudon. But the series' famous finale revealed that the entire run of Newhart was actually a dream by Dr.
The show ran from October 25, , to May 21, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Newhart season 5. Wikipedia list article.