The Bob Newhart Show

Season 6 Episode 4

Who Was That Masked Man?

Aired Saturday 9:30 PM Oct 15, 1977 on CBS



  • Trivia

    • This episode did not feature opening theme music at the beginning of the episode. Instead the episode opened outside at night showing a bus passing by the Hartley's apartment with the following words displaying across the television screen: "Bob Newhart in". The scene then goes inside their apartment as Bob and Emily are watching television. Now the words "The Bob Newhart Show" displays followed by the words "Also starring Suzanne Pleshette".

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  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • Title: "Who Was that Masked Man?

      The title refers to a line made famous in the radio and tv show, The Lone Ranger. When the Lone Ranger rode away after saving the day, someone would ask, "Who was that masked man?"