Newhart - Season 8

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Episode Guide

  • The Last Newhart
    The Last Newhart
    Episode 24
    5/21/90
    9.5
    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.
  • My Husband, My Peasant
    5/14/90
    6.2

    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 blame this on Michael's peasant heritage and decide to divorce.

  • Father Goose
    Father Goose
    Episode 22
    5/7/90
    5.5
    Michael comes up with the perfect lead-in to Vermont Today, the Giddy Goose show. He casts his favorite dinner theater actor as Giddy, only to discover the man's also his father.
  • Dick and Tim
    Dick and Tim
    Episode 21
    4/30/90
    5.7

    Dick ruins Michael and George's weekly poker game with penny-pinching Tim Conway when he blindsides everyone by raising his bet a whole quarter; Joanna and Stephanie are guilted into an uncomfortable night of girl talk with Miss Goddard on her 25th birthday.

  • Handymania
    Handymania
    Episode 20
    4/9/90
    7.0

    George invents a mindless board game based on his handyman duties, and, with the help of Michael, gets the entire town hooked on it.

  • Georgie and Grace
    Georgie and Grace
    Episode 19
    3/19/90
    5.8

    While suffering from the winter blahs, George goes fishing with a group of priests who are on a retreat at the Stratford and decides he wants to join the priesthood.

  • Daddy's Little Girl
    Daddy's Little Girl
    Episode 18
    3/5/90
    5.9

    After feeling he's been unjustly admonished by Dick for spoiling his baby with countless shopping sprees, Michael has a haunting dream of what his future may hold; Dick and Joanna regret complaining that Stephanie didn't invite them to a dinner party.

  • Born to Be Mild
    Born to Be Mild
    Episode 17
    2/26/90
    9.1

    George, Jim, and Chester resurrect their buffoonish gang, "The Vermont Hooligans," after a 40-year hiatus and draft Dick to be their reluctant leader. "Brains" Louden leads them into a rumble against their longtime rivals, "The Ruffians".

  • Seein' Double
    Seein' Double
    Episode 16
    2/19/90
    8.0
    Michael announces plans to spice up WPIV's lineup with a new sitcom, Seein' Double, starring Stephanie as identical twins Judy and Jody, with Dick as their crotchety widowed father.
  • Child in Charge
    Child in Charge
    Episode 15
    2/5/90
    5.0

    Stephanie's parents buy WPIV for baby Stephanie, who nearly gets Dick fired by making a dirty diaper at the conclusion of his Vermont Today interview with the inventor of lawn furniture. In a last ditch effort to save Dick's job, Darryl lines up an interview with his good friend, Senator George McGovern.

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  • Good Neighbor Sam
    Good Neighbor Sam
    Episode 14
    1/29/90
    8.2

    Dick's pity for an overbearing guest's misfortune is mistaken as a sign of friendship, causing the lonely man to buy the house next door and making the townsfolk think they've all lost Dick as their best friend; Stephanie returns from her six-week maternity leave even lazier than before.

  • Beauty and the Pest
    Beauty and the Pest
    Episode 13
    1/15/90
    7.1

    Everyone tells Joanna that her beauty is overshadowing her real estate TV show, and she gets proof when she visits a hard-to-please client's house; Michael and Stephanie invite everyone in town to the Stratford for the official viewing of their baby.

  • Lights! Camera! Contractions!
    1/8/90
    8.0

    Stephanie is rushed to the hospital after experiencing her first contractions, but forbids Michael to witness to the birth of their child when he shows up with a 15-member production crew to tape the event.

  • Jumpin' George
    Jumpin' George
    Episode 11
    1/1/90
    7.4

    George becomes a nonstop pest at the Stratford after convincing himself a recurring nightmare will kill him if he ever sleeps again; Michael and Stephanie purchase 'wombphones' to teach their unborn child to become a business tycoon.

  • I Like You, Butt...
    I Like You, Butt...
    Episode 10
    12/18/89
    7.5

    After finding her lost wallet, George meets the girl who is perfect for him in every way, except for her exceptionally large rear end; Michael and Stephanie consult with a baby naming guru.

  • Attack of the Killer Aunt
    12/11/89
    5.7

    Joanna's visiting Aunt Louise tries to atone for her decades of terrible treatment of Dick by giving them a unique wedding portrait, only to later witness Dick selling it to George for $5; Larry and the Darryls sell all their worldly possessions to buy a Rolls Royce, while Michael and Stephanie struggle with the concept of living on a budget.

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  • Cupcake in a Cage
    Cupcake in a Cage
    Episode 8
    12/4/89
    7.6

    Stephanie becomes a menace to everyone she crosses paths with due to her raging prenatal hormones, and winds up in jail after slapping a mall security guard for being refused her demand to try on a much-too-small dress.

  • Good Lord Loudon
    Good Lord Loudon
    Episode 7
    11/20/89
    6.9

    Unable to pay his $800 bill, a visiting British dignitary instead makes Dick the Lord of Stumpworth on Thames. The title makes Dick the most popular guy in town, but leaves Mayor Chester feeling in the dumps when Dick's selected to preside over a ribbon cutting at the new bait store.

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  • Meet Michael Vanderkellen
    11/13/89
    7.0
    Stephanie's mother offers to buy the newlyweds a mansion, but only if Michael changes his last name to Vanderkellen.
  • Ramblin' Michael Harris
    10/23/89
    3.9

    Desperate to bring in a higher income, Michael quits his job at the grocery store to become a lounge singer; The Stratford hosts a weary couple whose cross country vacation has fallen far short of expectations.

  • Utley Exposed
    Utley Exposed
    Episode 4
    10/16/89
    7.0

    A special episode of Vermont Today focusing on "Hidden Shame" turns George into the town pariah after he admits to accidentally driving a car into Johnnycake Swamp during a teenage gang initiation prank.

  • Poetry and Pastries
    10/2/89
    7.5

    Dick is chosen to judge the annual Poetry and Pastry contest, but controversy erupts when Miss Goddard uses her feminine wiles to try to influence the judging, and the townspeople question the authorship of Joanna's entry; Dick and Joanna agree to host an all-male baby shower for Michael.

  • Get Dick
    Get Dick
    Episode 2
    9/25/89
    6.7

    Dick accidentally burns down the Maison Hubert restaurant while enjoying an after-dinner cigar, and despite taking in Hubert while he recuperates, Hubert vows he will "get Monsieur Loudon"; One of the Darryl's considers collagen injections for his lips to impress the women at the DMV.

  • Don't Worry Be Pregnant
    9/18/89
    7.1

    Michael and a pregnant Stephanie return from a six-month honeymoon cruise totally unprepared for parenthood;  Larry and the Darryls claim to have created cold fusion in a ketchup bottle.

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