Bob is an American television situation comedy starring Bob Newhart. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Television ( TV) is a widely used Telecommunication medium for sending ( Broadcasting) and receiving moving Images, either monochromatic George Robert "Bob" Newhart (born September 5, 1929) is an American stand-up comedian and Actor. It was the actor's third series for CBS and proved to be far less successful than The Bob Newhart Show and Newhart, his previous outings with the network, and is an example of a show being canceled due to being placed in the Friday night death slot. An actor, actress, player or thespian (see terminology) is a person who Acts in a Dramatic production and who works CBS Broadcasting Inc ( CBS) is an American radio and Television network. The Bob Newhart Show is the name of two different Television series, both starring comedian Bob Newhart. Newhart is a Television Situation comedy starring Comedian Bob Newhart and actress Mary Frann as an author and his The term Friday night death slot refers to the idea that Television shows broadcast on Friday nights in the United States face a greater than average chance
In it Newhart portrayed Bob McKay, the creator of the 1950s comic book superhero Mad-Dog. A comic book (often shortened to simply comic and sometimes called a comic paper or comic magazine) is a Magazine or Book of narrative When a Senate sub-committee decided such reading material could corrupt young readers, Mad-Dog faded into oblivion. The United States Senate is the Upper house of the bicameral United States Congress, the Lower house being the House of Representatives Bob became a greeting card artist, and years later Mad-Dog is revived when the American-Canadian Trans-Continental Communications Company buys the rights to the series. A greeting card is an illustrated folded card featuring an expression of friendship or other sentiment The definition of an artist is wide-ranging and covers a broad spectrum of Activities to do with creating Art, practicing the Arts and/or demonstrating Complications ensued when AmCanTranConComCo head Harlan Stone insisted Mad-Dog should be a bloodthirsty vigilante rather than the hero Bob originally created. A vigilante is a person who ignores Due process of law and enacts their own form of Justice in response to a perception of insufficient response by the Also creating havoc in Bob's life was constant conflict with his daughter Trisha, who bemoaned her perpetually single state. Other characters included Bob's wife Kaye; Albie, a klutzy gofer with low self-esteem; Chad, a spaced-out cartoon inker with a crush on Trisha; curmudgeonly Iris, an old-timer at the card company; Trisha's roommate Kathy; and Kathy's parents Patty and Jerry.
Bill Steinkellner, Cheri Steinkellner and Phoef Sutton comprised the creative writing team behind the show, which premiered at 8:30pm ET/PT on September 13, 1992. Robert Christopher Sutton (b 11 September 1958) is American television writer and producer. Events 509 BC - The Temple of Jupiter on Rome 's Capitoline Hill is dedicated on the ides of September Year 1992 ( MCMXCII) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar) In addition to Newhart, the cast included Carlene Watkins as Kaye, Cynthia Stevenson as Trisha, John Cygan as Harlan Stone, Andrew Bilgore as Albie, Timothy Fall as Chad, Ruth Kobart as Iris, Lisa Kudrow as Kathy, and Dorothy Lyman and Tom Poston as Patty and Jerry. Cynthia C Stevenson (born August 2 1962) is an American actress John Cygan (Born in New York City New York) is an American Actor in Television, movies and a Voice actor. Ruth Kobart ( April 24 1924 – December 14 2002) was an American character actress whose six-decade career encompassed Lisa Diane Marie Kudrow (born July 30 1963 is an Emmy Award - and SAG -winning American actress, best known for her roles as Phoebe Buffay Dorothy Lyman (born April 18, 1947) is an American television actress director and producer Tom Poston ( October 17, 1921 – April 30, 2007) was an American television and film Actor. Writer Mark Evanier also worked on the show. Mark Stephen Evanier (born March 2 1952) is an American Comic book and Television Writer, particularly known for his
Although it was hailed by the critics and heavily promoted by TV Guide, which featured it on the cover twice during its freshman season, Bob failed to catch on with the viewing public in its Friday night time slot (which had been shifted to 9:30pm). TV Guide is the name of a North American weekly magazine about television programming When it was switched to Monday nights in April 1993, ratings improved, and the network renewed it for a second season.
In the final episode of the first season, AmCanTranConComCo was sold to a millionaire who hated comic books, and the entire Mad-Dog staff, including Bob, was fired. When Bob returned in September 1993, the show was revamped completely. Most of the supporting cast of the prior season had disappeared and the show's premise had changed. Sylvia Schmitt (Betty White), the wife of his former boss (who had run off with his dental hygienist), hired Bob as President of Schmitt Greetings. Betty Marion White (born January 17, 1922) is a film and television actress with a career spanning 60 years Her obnoxious son Pete (Jere Burns), the Vice-President of Sales who had expected to take over the company and now had to work for Bob, was irate. Jere Burns (born October 15 1954) is an American Actor. Biography Early life Born in Cambridge Massachusetts Others working at the company were the sarcastic bookkeeper Chris (Megan Cavanagh) and dumb but lovable Whitey (Eric Allan Kramer), a member of the production team who adored Bob. Megan Cavanagh (born November 8, 1960 in Chicago, Illinois) is an actress who portrayed the roles of Marla Hooch in A League of Eric Allan Kramer ( March 26, 1962) is an American Actor, perhaps best known as Little John in Robin Hood Men in Tights
The show was back on the Friday night schedule and its ratings suffered. A switch to Monday nights in December was too late to do much good, and the series was cancelled after the December 27 broadcast. Events 537 - The Hagia Sophia is completed 1512 - The Spanish Crown issues the Laws of Burgos, governing the Three remaining episodes finally aired on March 23, 1993. Events 1174 - Jocelin, Abbot of Melrose, is elected Bishop of Glasgow. Year 1993 ( MCMXCIII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar)