The Bob Newhart Show (1972–1978)
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It's Christmas time and Bob's therapy group is not a happy bunch. Bob invites his patients to share Christmas Eve with him and Emily. Bob worries about what to give Emily for a gift.

Director:

Peter Baldwin

Writers:

David Davis (created by), Lorenzo Music (created by) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Bob Newhart ... Dr. Robert 'Bob' Hartley
Suzanne Pleshette ... Emily Hartley
Peter Bonerz ... Dr. Jerry Robinson
Bill Daily ... Howard Borden
Marcia Wallace ... Carol Kester
King Moody King Moody ... Ken Willett
Florida Friebus ... Mrs. Lillian Bakerman
Renée Lippin Renée Lippin ... Michelle Nardo
Harvey J. Goldenberg ... Barry Gorman
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Storyline

It's Christmas time and Bob's therapy group is not a happy bunch. Bob invites his patients to share Christmas Eve with him and Emily. Bob worries about what to give Emily for a gift.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

christmas episode | christmas | See All (2) »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 December 1972 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

MTM Enterprises See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

This and other Christmas-oriented episodes are omitted from some syndication packages. See more »

Goofs

Jerry, throughout most of the series, is established as an orphan, meeting his mother much later on in the show's run. But when Bob discusses getting a present for Emily, Jerry suggests as a dentist, a water-pick. Bob says, that a water-pick isn't a very sentimental gift. Jerry than questions, "Think my Mother won't like hers?" See more »

Crazy Credits

In this and all other Christmas episodes, a Christmas wreath surrounds the kitten in the MTM logo. See more »

Soundtracks

The Nutcracker: Dance of the Reed Flutes
(uncredited)
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
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