A Vermont innkeeper with a wife who wore sweaters, who forgot she wasn't Japanese, a handyman who just never "got it," three woodsmen, and an heiress for a maid. The mere thought is enough to make you consider swearing off Japanese food for life.
Or the whole thing was a dream. TVLand recently named the final scene of the Newhart series the Number 1 unexpected moment of all TV history. It was so far and away the Number 1 scene that it masked what might have otherwise been the Number 2 all-time unexpected moment - a scene just 5 minutes previous: The Darryls finally spoke.