The BEST Episodes of Newhart

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Aug 20, 2019

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.

The Last Newhart

#1 - The Last Newhart

Season 8 - Episode 24

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.

star 8.93
14 votes
Directors: Dick Martin
Writers: Mark Egan, Mark Solomon, Bob Bendetson
Courtin' Disaster

#2 - Courtin' Disaster

Season 6 - Episode 24

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

star 8.00
11 votes
Writers: Tom Seeley, Norm Gunzenhauser
Thanksgiving for the Memories

#3 - Thanksgiving for the Memories

Season 5 - Episode 8

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.

star 7.86
14 votes
Directors: J.D. Lobue
Writers: David Mirkin
Kirk Ties One On

#4 - Kirk Ties One On

Season 2 - Episode 17

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

star 7.83
24 votes
Directors: Will Mackenzie
Writers: Barry Kemp, Sheldon Bull, Emily Marshall
Chimes They Are a Changin'

#5 - Chimes They Are a Changin'

Season 5 - Episode 16

George sets out to repair the town's cracked bell tower, even after the town votes him down. Michael rents The Wizard of Oz to overcome his fear of wind.

star 7.82
11 votes
Directors: J.D. Lobue
Writers: Tom Seeley, Norm Gunzenhauser
Attention WPIV Shoppers

#6 - Attention WPIV Shoppers

Season 6 - Episode 18

Dick is roped into co-hosting a home shopping show with Stephanie.

star 7.80
10 votes
Jumpin' George

#7 - Jumpin' George

Season 8 - Episode 11

Georeg plans on never sleeping again when he's plagued by a recurring nightmare. Michael & Stephanie use 'wombphones' to educate their future child.

star 7.80
5 votes
Directors: Michael Lessac
Writers: Brad Isaacs
I Enjoy Being a Guy

#8 - I Enjoy Being a Guy

Season 1 - Episode 22

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'.

star 7.78
18 votes
Directors: Will Mackenzie
Writers: Bob Perlow, Gene Braunstein
One and a Half Million Dollar Man

#9 - One and a Half Million Dollar Man

Season 7 - Episode 15

Wealthy socialite Scooter Drake drops by Vermont looking to purchase an inn. While Joanna shows Scooter around, Michael begins a new career as a mime.

star 7.78
9 votes
Directors: Peter Baldwin
Writers: Bob Bendetson, Howard Bendetson
Everybody Ought to Have a Maid

#10 - Everybody Ought to Have a Maid

Season 5 - Episode 11

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

star 7.77
13 votes
Directors: Peter Baldwin
Writers: Michael Loman
Newsstruck

#11 - Newsstruck

Season 6 - Episode 22

Michael changes his entire outlook on life when he starts producing the news. George gives up on the Red Sox.

star 7.75
8 votes
Directors: Douglas Wyman
Writers: Douglas Wyman
Don't Worry Be Pregnant

#12 - Don't Worry Be Pregnant

Season 8 - Episode 1

Michael and a pregnant Stephanie return from a six-month cruise totally unprepared for parenthood.

star 7.75
8 votes
Directors: Dick Martin
Writers: Bob Bendetson
The Geezers in the Band

#13 - The Geezers in the Band

Season 4 - Episode 7

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

star 7.73
15 votes
Directors: David Mirkin
Writers: David Mirkin
This Blood's For You

#14 - This Blood's For You

Season 7 - Episode 3

Stephanie is horrified to discover that a blood transfusion following an emergency appendectomy came from Darryl.

star 7.71
7 votes
Directors: Dick Martin
Writers: Mark Egan, Mark Solomon
Buy, Buy Blues

#15 - Buy, Buy Blues

Season 7 - Episode 17

Stephanie goes on a shopping spree while she tries to forget Michael. Meanwhile Dr. Kaiser realizes she has developed an attraction for Michael (who's been released from the sanitarium).

star 7.71
7 votes
Writers: Heather Stewart
Murder at the Stratley

#16 - Murder at the Stratley

Season 7 - Episode 21

The townspeople accuse Dick or murdering Joanna after her "disappearance" strangely fits the scenario of his first murder-mystery novel, "Murder at the Stratley".

star 7.70
10 votes
Directors: Michael Lessac
Writers: Billy Van Zandt, Jane Milmore
Send Her, Ella

#17 - Send Her, Ella

Season 2 - Episode 21

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.

star 7.67
15 votes
Directors: John Tracy
Writers: Barbara Hall, Miriam Trogdon
Twelve Annoyed Men...and Women

#18 - Twelve Annoyed Men...and Women

Season 7 - Episode 7

Dick's patience is tried when he's elected foreman of a jury of the townspeople, who as always use their peculiar intellect to irk Dick.

star 7.67
9 votes
Directors: Peter Baldwin
Writers: Bob Bendetson
Utley Exposed

#19 - Utley Exposed

Season 8 - Episode 4

An episode of Vermont Today on 'Hidden Shame' nets a surprise guest when George admits to a childish prank.

star 7.67
6 votes
Directors: Dick Martin
Writers: Howard Bendetson
My Husband, My Peasant

#20 - My Husband, My Peasant

Season 8 - Episode 23

Society bluebloods Scooter Drake and his new wife Libby drop by with a child of their own, apparently superior to baby Steph in every way. Michael and Stephanie decide to divorce due to Michael's peasant heritage.

star 7.67
6 votes
Directors: Dick Martin
Writers: Jerry Lacy
Candidate Larry

#21 - Candidate Larry

Season 4 - Episode 5

Larry runs for Mayor.

star 7.67
18 votes
Directors: Dick Martin
Writers: Douglas Wyman
Poetry and Pastries

#22 - Poetry and Pastries

Season 8 - Episode 3

Dick is chosen to judge the annual Poetry and Pastry contest. Miss Goddard, the reigning champion, uses her feminine wiles to try to influence the judging. Michael throws an all-male baby shower.

star 7.67
12 votes
Directors: Michael Lessac
Writers: Michele Gendelman, Ellen Herman
My Fair Larry

#23 - My Fair Larry

Season 3 - Episode 17

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

star 7.65
17 votes
Writers: Michael Kagan
Harris Ankles PIV for Web Post

#24 - Harris Ankles PIV for Web Post

Season 5 - Episode 22

Michael interviews for a network job. George finds a 'Duck Rock'.

star 7.64
11 votes
Directors: Douglas Wyman
Writers: Douglas Wyman
Would You Buy a Used Car From This Handyman?

#25 - Would You Buy a Used Car From This Handyman?

Season 6 - Episode 16

George decides to fulfill his lifelong dream of becoming a used car salesman.

star 7.63
8 votes
Directors: Dick Martin
Writers: David Tyron King