Bob Newhart

The first season of The Bob Newhart Show is now on DVD.

 What would you do to reinvigorate the sitcom? I'd get rid of the laugh track, 'cause the writers don't write as funny, the actors don't act as funny.

Do you hear much from the generation that discovered you in syndication? I started getting a whole lot more fan mail in crayon when we went on Nick at Nite.

Ellen DeGeneres calls you an influence. Do you see it? I influenced Ellen, but Ellen then developed her own sound. People would say to me, "Do you stammer, or did you develop it?" That was just the way I talked. I didn't say,...

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