Think You Know “The Bob Newhart Show"? Let's Find Out!

By: Katie Ormsby

Think You Know “The Bob Newhart Show"? Let's Find Out!
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About This Quiz

For six seasons, "The Bob Newhart Show" follows Dr. Bob Hartley as he spends his days at his psychology practice and evenings at home with his wife. The series has held a special place in our "harts" since it premiered in 1972. Take this quiz to find out if you remember it as well as you think you do!
bob newhart How do the opening credits begin?
An alarm clock rings
Elevator doors open
A tea kettle whistles
A phone rings
For the first two seasons, the opening credits begin with a phone ringing and Bob answering with a "Hello." One-sided telephone conversations were a staple of Newhart's stand-up comedy routine.

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bob newhart Bob and Jerry work on the same floor. What's Jerry's profession?
Pediatrician
Orthodontist
Not only do they share a floor, they also share a receptionist — Carol. Bob's office is right by her desk, so she is often mistaken as only his receptionist. Jerry is the more demanding boss, though. He fires her after one of their fights. Of course, running the office without her isn't easy, and the doctors rehire her.
Dentist
Dermatologist

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bob newhart show What does Mrs. Lillian Bakerman do during most of her sessions?
Knit
Bob's patients are a colorful assortment of supporting characters: The cynical Mr. Carlin, milquetoast Mr. Peterson and reserved Mrs. Bakerman.
Play solitaire
Scrapbook
Quilt

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bob newhart Which of these happen in the finale?
Bob wakes up to discover the whole series was a dream.
Bob and Emily renew their marriage vows.
Bob accepts a teaching position in Oregon.
To wrap up "The Bob Newhart Show," Bob leaves his practice to teach psychology at a small college in Oregon. When it came time for his next sitcom to end, they came up with one of the most iconic finales in TV history. "Newhart" ends with his character waking up in bed as Bob Hartley once again. He then tells Emily all about the crazy dream he had.
Bob and everyone in the office sing, "It's a Long Way to Tipperary."

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bob newhart When Bob celebrates Thanksgiving without Emily, what does he order for dinner?
Hawaiian pizza
Sashimi
Moo Goo Gai Pan
With Emily visiting family, Bob celebrates Thanksgiving with Jerry, Howard and Mr. Carlin. The guys are feeling down and end up drinking too much. This poses a problem when an inebriated Bob tries to order takeout. Moo Goo Gai Pan becomes Moo Goo Goo Goo. "Maybe I'm ordering Chinese baby food," he says when the others make fun of him.
Fried chicken and mashed potatoes

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