Newhart

The BEST episodes of Newhart

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Dick Loudon and wife Joanna relocate from New York City to a small town in Vermont, where they run the historic Stratford Inn. They're surrounded by a town full of oddballs and colorful characters, whom Loudon deals with in various states of bemusement.

Last Updated: 4/9/2022Network: CBS
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Write to Privacy
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7.80
46 votes

#1 - Write to Privacy

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/16/1985

Joanna and Steph are furious with Michael after they peek at his diary and find out what he really thinks of them.

Directors: Dick Martin
Baby, I'm Your Handyman
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7.71
49 votes

#2 - Baby, I'm Your Handyman

Season 4 - Episode 22 - Aired 4/7/1986

George worries that a new girlfriend, actress Loretta Dupris is only dating him to make use of his handyman skills. TV Producer J.J. buys a Victorian mansion and plans to bulldoze it to erect a space needle.

Directors: Peter Baldwin
The Shape of Things
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7.67
43 votes

#3 - The Shape of Things

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/2/1985

Stephanie and Joanna open an aerobics club. Problems present themselves when Stephanie appoints herself as the manager and relegates Joanna to custodial duties.

Directors: Peter Baldwin
The Last Newhart
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7.62
45 votes

#4 - The Last Newhart

Season 8 - Episode 24 - Aired 5/21/1990

In the midst of a town meeting, a Japanese visitor announces his intentions to purchase the entire town and turn the land into a gigantic golf course. Everyone but Dick is thrilled and sells out.

Directors: Dick Martin
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Mrs. Newton's Body Lies A'Mould'ring in the Grave
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7.41
151 votes

#5 - Mrs. Newton's Body Lies A'Mould'ring in the Grave

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/1/1982

Dick and Joanna learn that there's a body buried in the basement. The Loudons try to get the body moved to the church cemetery, only to find that she was a witch.

Directors: Will Mackenzie
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Kirk Ties One On
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7.35
54 votes

#6 - Kirk Ties One On

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired 2/27/1984

Kirk's can't wait for his wedding to Cindy, until the wedding actually starts and Kirk faints during the ceremony. .

Directors: Will Mackenzie
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In the Beginning...
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7.34
166 votes

#7 - In the Beginning...

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/25/1982

Dick and Joanna Loudon purchase the Stratford Inn, a remnant of colonial times in scenic Vermont. Their caretaker, George Utley, and his family have tended the inn for decades. Dick hires a maid, Leslie, and meets their next-door neighbor (and habitual liar) Kirk. The inn opens for business amid myriad start-up problems.

Directors: John Rich
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Animal Attractions
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7.30
56 votes

#8 - Animal Attractions

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/31/1983

George finds a stray dog, 'Lucky'. Stephanie's husband drops by to find out why she left him.

Directors: Rod Daniel
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Thanksgiving for the Memories
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7.30
44 votes

#9 - Thanksgiving for the Memories

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/24/1986

The Newhart family travels to Vanderkellen mansion for Thanksgiving, but is forced to leave prematurely when Stephanie finds her parents threw away her favorite toy.

Directors: J.D. Lobue
I Enjoy Being a Guy
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7.29
49 votes

#10 - I Enjoy Being a Guy

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired 4/10/1983

Dick loves being 'just one of the guys' when Chester and Jim invite him to join their golf foursome. Dick is distressed to find that their gambling habit and lousy golfing abilities make him the big winner. Dick tries to figure out a way to give the money back without breaking 'the guy code'.

Directors: Will Mackenzie
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Curious George at the Firehouse
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7.28
57 votes

#11 - Curious George at the Firehouse

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/23/1984

George becomes a volunteer fireman, determined to shed his image as the town boob. George loses the keys to the fire truck just as the town's first fire in five years erupts.

Directors: Will Mackenzie
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The Man Who Came Forever
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7.26
53 votes

#12 - The Man Who Came Forever

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/12/1983

With a deadline looming, Dick can't get any work done on his latest book due to constant interruptions. Kirk wants to build a miniature golf course, George is worried about retirement, and the Stratford plays host to a guest who just wont leave.

Directors: Rod Daniel
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You're Homebody 'til Somebody Loves You
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7.25
51 votes

#13 - You're Homebody 'til Somebody Loves You

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 3/27/1983

Dick inadvertently insults Joanna, calling her a homebody. Joanna takes a job with a travel agency in an attempt to assert herself.

Directors: Will Mackenzie
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Ricky Nelson, Up Your Nose
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7.25
52 votes

#14 - Ricky Nelson, Up Your Nose

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 2/14/1983

Kirk goes into the hospital for surgery to remove a foreign object from his nose, leaving Larry, Darryl and a very svelte Darryl in charge of the cafe. Dick and Joanna, about to go to New York for a writer's conference have to bail out the boys when an unexpected crowd turns up at the cafe.

Directors: Will Mackenzie
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The Stratford Wives
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7.24
55 votes

#15 - The Stratford Wives

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/7/1983

Joanna creates a stir at a potluck dinner by breaking a long-standing tradition whereby men eat in the dining room, women in the kitchen.

Directors: Donna Wheeler
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Candidate Larry
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7.23
47 votes

#16 - Candidate Larry

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/4/1985

Larry runs for Mayor.

Directors: Dick Martin
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Send Her, Ella
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7.23
44 votes

#17 - Send Her, Ella

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired 3/26/1984

Stephanie is disappointed when she has to watch the inn instead of participating in the Maple Syrup beauty contest, so she quickly crafts a disguise and goes as Miss Inez Velasco, leaving the inn in the hands of a guest.

Directors: John Tracy
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The Geezers in the Band
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7.23
44 votes

#18 - The Geezers in the Band

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/25/1985

When Dick's old college jazz band reunites at the inn, he finds that expectations often excede reality.

Directors: David Mirkin
Everybody Ought to Have a Maid
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7.23
44 votes

#19 - Everybody Ought to Have a Maid

Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/15/1986

Stephanie worries she might lose her job after she breaks a toe and her temporary replacement is 'better than Mary Poppins'.

Directors: Peter Baldwin
It Happened One Afternoon (2)
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7.22
54 votes

#20 - It Happened One Afternoon (2)

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/24/1983

Man-hungry Erica Chase literally chases Dick across her hotel suite to try to bed him. Stephanie's overbearing father flies to Vermont to convince her to come back home with him.

Directors: Rod Daniel
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Courtin' Disaster
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7.22
41 votes

#21 - Courtin' Disaster

Season 6 - Episode 24 - Aired 5/9/1988

Joanna sets George up on a blind date. Everything goes great until George runs into his date's jealous ex-boyfriend.

Grandma, What a Big Mouth You Have
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7.22
51 votes

#22 - Grandma, What a Big Mouth You Have

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired 4/3/1983

Kirk's grandmother visits on the same night he finally gets a date with Leslie.

Directors: Will Mackenzie
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This Probably is Condemned
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7.21
73 votes

#23 - This Probably is Condemned

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/22/1982

Dick and the gang pitch in to help Kirk get the Minuteman up to code after its shut down.

Directors: Will Mackenzie
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The Way We Thought We Were
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7.20
61 votes

#24 - The Way We Thought We Were

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/10/1983

George's old flame visits the inn. Both are disappointed when the other isn't as they remember.

Directors: Will Mackenzie
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My Fair Larry
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7.20
46 votes

#25 - My Fair Larry

Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired 3/4/1985

Joanna undertakes a massive project when she agrees to try to spruce up Larry, Darryl & Darryl and the Minuteman cafe.

Directors: Burt Brinkerhoff
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