- "Bob" redirects here. For other uses, see Bob (disambiguation).
|Full name||Robert Hartley|
|No. of episodes||142|
|Portrayed by||Bob Newhart|
Dr. Robert Hartley, commonly known as "Bob", is the main character of the hit TV series The Bob Newhart Show from the 1970s.
Bob grew up in the Chicago area and earned a degree in psychology. He married Emily and moved into the city to start their life together. When Bob started his practice, his first and only patient was Elliot Carlin.
- Emily Hartley - wife
- Howard Borden - friend and neighbor
- Jerry Robinson - friend and co-worker
- Carol Kester - friend and secretary
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Bob Hartley appeared in all 142 episodes of the series.