The Bob Newhart Show

Season 3 Episode 13

Jerry Robinson Crusoe

Aired Saturday 9:30 PM Dec 07, 1974 on CBS



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Courtney: I'm a marine biologist.
      Howard: What a coincidence. My ex-wife was an Army nurse.
      Bob: It's not the same thing, Howard.
      Howard: Well, they're both military.

    • Jerry: Bob, in Chicago a man can't follow the sun.
      Bob: Jerry, in Tahiti a man can't follow the White Sox.

    • Jerry: (holding a large plastic tooth) Look at this. This is my own creation. I call it Happy Tooth.
      Courtney: What does it do?
      Jerry: Nothing.
      Courtney: Well, as long as it's happy.

    • (Bob gives Emily and Howard Mandarin food from a patient's restaurant)
      Bob: How is it?
      Emily: It's cold.
      Bob: No, I mean how does it taste?
      Howard: What is it?
      Bob: Sauteed bean curd.
      Howard: Oh...then it's fine.

    • Jerry: Once Courtney and I went on this canoing trip, and it was the most exciting thing I ever did. Four days out there. No food, no water. no john.
      Bob: I had that same kind of excitement in Korea, Jerry.

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • Bob: Jerry, in Tahiti a man can't follow the White Sox.

      The White Sox are a professional baseball team based in Chicago.

    • Title: "Jerry Robinson Crusoe"

      The title refers to the famous novel, Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe.