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  Bob Newhart - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bob Newhart (born September 5, 1929), is an American stand-up comedian and actor.
Newhart is known for his deadpan delivery and a slight stammer which early on he incorporated into the persona around which he built a successful career.
Newhart was introduced by Buddy Hackett to Virginia Quinn, the woman who became his wife on January 12, 1963, the daughter of late actor Bill Quinn.
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 Bob Newhart: biography and encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
George Robert (Bob) Newhart (born September 5, 1929), is an American (A native or inhabitant of the United States) actor (A theatrical performer), comedian (A professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts) and writer (Writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)).
Newhart, a former accountant (Someone who maintains and audits business accounts) and copywriter (A person employed to write advertising or publicity copy), began his comedy career as a popular stand up comedian (additional info and facts about stand up comedian) in the 1950s (The decade from 1950 to 1959).
From 1972 to 1978, Newhart starred in the popular Bob Newhart Show (additional info and facts about Bob Newhart Show) on CBS (additional info and facts about CBS) in which he played a Chicago psychologist and husband of co-star, Suzanne Pleshette (additional info and facts about Suzanne Pleshette).
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 Bob Newhart in Oak Park
George Robert Newhart was born on September 5, 1929 in Oak Park, one of four children of of George David Newhart and Julia Pauline Burns.
Newhart moved to Los Angeles in 1961 at the start of his television career The Oak Park connection persisted none-the-less, as he maintained an apartment at 1020 Randolph Street in Oak Park.
Newhart is an alumnus of Loyola University of Chicago, graduating in 1952 with a Business Degree in Management.
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 The Bob Newhart Show - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Bob Newhart Show is the name of two different television series.
Neither is to be confused with the series Newhart or Bob, other series starring Bob Newhart.
Newhart was nominated for Golden Globes as "Best TV Actor - Musical/Comedy" in 1975 and 1976.
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 Newhart, Bob
Bob Newhart is one of a handful of television performers to have starred in two highly successful series.
Newhart was one of several cerebral comedians who found favor in the early 1960s, but he always seemed more accessible than the others, like the kind of guy people would invite into their living rooms.
Bob Hartley had to be understanding of all his patients, no matter how difficult they were; Dick Loudon had to be nice to all his guests, despite any pains they caused him.
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 Comedy College: Lessons in Laughter - About Bob Newhart
Bob Newhart is perhaps the only man in the world who can talk to himself on the phone without people looking at him strangely.
With routines created by Bob from today's newspapers in his unique style, and some of his early classic routines (which audiences demand he perform), he is still garnering critical raves and pleasing audiences at the same time.
Again surrounded by an exceptional ensemble of quirky characters (yet another trademark of Bob Newhart's television career), the series went on to enormous success for eight seasons, ending against the wishes of the network, but only because Bob felt it was better to put the show to rest while it was at its peak.
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 Bob Newhart - Newhart
In 1982, Bob Newhart brought his patented stutter and unique timing back to network audiences with "Newhart," which ran until September of 1990.
While visiting his son's university in Spokane, Washington, Bob observed the clerks behind the desk interacting with the patrons and imagined the variety of people they dealt with on a daily basis.
Newhart played Dick Loudon, a "how-to" book writer from New York who decided to practice what he preached by moving into and renovating a Vermont inn built in 1774.
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 The Bob Newhart Show TV Show - The Bob Newhart Show Television Show - TV.com
The Bob Newhart Show was part of CBS' highly successful Saturday night lineup which also featured The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Carol Burnett Show and All in the Family.
Another connection to The Mary Tyler Moore Show was that The Bob Newhart Show was produced by the same team that made that series a success.
Bob invites Emily to join his fear of flying group on a trip to New York City.
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 Last Newhart
The 1982 series Newhart kept Bob Newhart's familiar character intact and transplanted it to a new setting in which he was surrounded by a cast of characters that grew increasingly eccentric during the span of the series.
Bob (not Dick) tries to describe his dream about life as an innkeeper in Vermont and the three strange woodsmen, the heiress maid, and so forth.
Instead of leaving the ending of Newhart as a gag meant to be enjoyed as a simple wink to the audience, this show belabors the notion that all of Newhart was merely a figment of Hartley's imagination.
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 Bob Newhart MP3 Downloads - Bob Newhart Music Downloads - Bob Newhart Music Videos
Bob Newhart was one of the most successful and beloved comedians of his era; famed for his remarkable deadpan delivery, Newhart's track record as a comic performer was unparalleled, encompassing a string of best-selling albums as well as two of the most acclaimed and long-running sitcoms in television history.
That year also marked Newhart's feature-film debut in a supporting role in the wartime drama Hell Is for Heroes, followed in 1963 by the conversational LP Bob Newhart Faces Bob Newhart.
Newhart subsequently returned to the stage for a two-year comedy tour, although he did not record any of the material for live release.
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 The Bob Newhart Show/ Newhart
The Bob Newhart Show and Newhart are both prime examples of the ensemble comedy that came into vogue in U.S. television during the 1970s and enjoyed continued popularity in the 1980s and 1990s.
The two shows had much else in common (in addition to their star, Bob Newhart); both had sharp writing, well-drawn characters, and a distinctive style of humor that was intelligent and sophisticated, yet just a bit off the wall.
When Newhart retired the show--by choice--he expressed misgivings about the direction of situation comedy as the 1970s gave way to the 1980s; broad physical comedy and obvious jokes seemed to be pushing out wit and sophistication.
www.museum.tv /archives/etv/B/htmlB/bobnewharts/bobnewharts.htm   (843 words)

  
 Bob Newhart: Stand Up Comedian
Newhart was part of the audience himself, gently mirroring the faults and foibles of the unassuming average man. When some of his comedy radio tapes found their way to Warner Brothers Records, Warner assumed Newhart was ready to become its star comic.
Newhart was inducted into the Comedy Hall of Fame in 1993.
For Bob Newhart, being funny includes meeting an ethical standard that years of Catholic education and upbringing instilled in him.
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 St. James Encyclopedia of Pop Culture: Bob Newhart
Bob Newhart is one of a rare few television performers to have starred in two tremendously successful shows.
Newhart's comedic talent stems from his use of a sense of quiet desperation and a stutter to portray a regular man caught in a world of crazy people.
Newhart's character, Dick Loudon, had essentially the same temperament as the Bob Hartley character, but Loudon was surrounded by a heightened level of insanity.
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 Hi, Bob! - Tonight'sĀ PBS tribute is the latest chapter of the Bob Newhart renaissance. By Dana Stevens
The first season of Newhart's classic 1970s sitcom, The Bob Newhart Show, was recently released in a two-disc DVD set.
In the late 1950s, Newhart was nearing 30 and still living with his parents in Chicago, working as an accountant and recording Bob and Ray-style comedy sketches with his then-partner, Ed Gallagher.
But Newhart's nascent comedy career didn't take off until 1960, when, after hearing a recording of his solo work, Warner Bros. signed him for a spoken-word album, The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart, that quickly became the No. 1 best-selling album in the country and went on to win two Grammys.
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 The Bob Newhart Show   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Bob and Emily never had kids (thank God, it would have wrecked the show) and seemed like the kind of couple that was becoming more common in the 70s: an independent wife who didn't have to play games with her husband.
The reason Bob was written out of the few episodes during the last year was that his wife was expecting their youngest daughter.
Bob Newhart is a great comedy actor, and his phone conversations are very funny, but the rest of the cast is just not very good.
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 ipedia.com: Bob Newhart Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
George Robert Newhart (born September 5, 1929) is an American actor, comedian, and writer.
The two were married on January 12, 1964 and have four children together, although Newhart has an informal rule that he never be a father of a young child in his television shows.
On July 27, 2004, the American cable television network TV Land unveiled a statue of Newhart as Dr. Robert Hartley from The Bob Newhart Show in his native Chicago.
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 'Bob Newhart: Unbuttoned'
Newhart describes himself as a minimalist and others describe him in the context of "reactive" and his ability to use silence and expressions to convey his humor.
Bob did perform some of his classics from his albums on that show, but he also did a great deal of new material so it was a treat to go through it all.
Bob was very surprised and delighted to hear about he recording - although he did say with typical modesty that there was no reason for anyone to have saved this material.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/content/discussion/2005/07/20/DI2005072001819.html   (4938 words)

  
 Bob Newhart Web Site
Aside from archival footage from Bob’s career they will be filming interviews with people who have been involved with Bob’s career through the years.
The Icon Award is for a show that is both universally and critically embraced- which The Bob Newhart Show clearly is. The entire cast of the Bob Newhart Show will be there to receive this honor.
Bob appeared on "The Tonight Show" (or as many referred to it "The Carson Show" or just "Carson") 87 times as well as filling in for Johnny as a guest host.
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 The Bob Newhart Show
The Bob Newhart Show is a classic TV sitcom that depicts Bob Hartley, the quirky but well-adjusted Chicago psychologist who is surrounded by a society of very odd characters, including a parade of basket-cases for patients.
The Bob Newhart Show is often low comedy, reflecting the basic ethos of the sitcom: I'm okay; You are totally bizarre.
Bob Newhart went on to star in Newhart, a re-creation of The Bob Newhart Show, with Bob as Dick Loudon, the proprietor of a Vermont inn and a writer of how-to books (a nice comic touch) who is once again surrounded by lovable crazies lost in their own strangeness.
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 Bob Newhart
Bob Newhart first worked as an accountant and advertising copywriter, but in his spare time, he performed in a theatrical stock company in his hometown of Chicago.
The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart was released in 1960 and became the first comedy album to go to #1 on the charts, beating out Elvis and the cast album of The Sound of Music.
Newhart won a Q Award in 1987 for Best Actor in a Quality Comedy Series for his role in the show.
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 Bob Newhart Tickets- Bob Newhart
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 Amazon.com: The Bob Newhart Show - The Complete First Season: DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
During Bob newhart's second hit tv series, "Newhart", their was a "surprise" scene in the last episode of "Newhart" that aired, May 21, 1990.
Bob Newhart's dry humor and deadpan style create many jocular moments during this 24-episode rookie season of Bob's self-titled CBS television series (which aired during the 1972-1973 TV season).
During Bob Newhart's very first season ('72-'73), the CBS Saturday lineup featured three-fifths of the same programming as the '73-'74 season, with the differences in the schedule being "Bridget Loves Bernie" (at 8:30 PM) and "Mission: Impossible" in the 10:00 time slot.
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 bob newhart: Bob Newhart Web Site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Robert Newhart, famously known as Bob Newhart (born September 5, 1929), is an.
The Bob Newhart Show is a satire of contemporary American culture.
GEORGE ROBERT (BOB) NEWHART Growing up in Chicago the best time to go to confession was during the Notre Dame-SMU game.
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 Encyclopedia: Bob Newhart   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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Photo of Bob Newhart from the Schwartz Center for the Arts Archives This work is copyrighted.
Newhart and Pleshette reprised their roles from the show for the surreal ending of his later series Newhart in 1990 and again as hosts for a segment of the CBS Television Fiftieth Anniversary broadcast.
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 Amazon.com: Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart [LIVE]: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Newhart's standup routines had the same kind of dry wit that he would later use to perfection as a comedic actor.
The title sounded dry and the picture of Bob Newhart on the cover led me to believe that I was in for some of the most conservative comedy I'd ever listened to.
The result was that virtually overnight Newhart became, as this album title notes, "the most celebrated new comedian since Atilla the Hun." There are six routines on this album, most of which use Newhart's trademark technique of being part of a conversation.
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 Comedy College: Lessons in Laughter
Born George Robert Newhart, Bob was an accountant in Chicago, performing comedy sketches on local radio as a hobby.
In 1960, only fifteen gold records were issued, and one of them went to an album called The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart.
Newhart won a Grammy for "Best New Artist," and the record sold over a million copies.
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 Crossover: "The Bob Newhart Show" and "Newhart"
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.
Newhart, now clearly Dr. Bob Hartley, starts to tell Emily about the strange dream he has just had - where he was an Inn Keeper in Vermont.
Now one of the long running bits on the Bob Newhart Show was a series of gags centering on the elevators in Bob's office building.
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