Desperate Sessions
The Bob Newhart Show Season 5

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While standing in the deposit line of his bank, Bob is taken hostage by a likable bank robber named Mel (Robert Pine). As the police, headed by Sgt. Webber (Walker Edmiston), negotiate Bob's release, the nonplussed psychologist tries to analyze his way out of the situation. Also appearaing are Ron Vernan as the police officer, Andrea Adler as the teller, and Richard Dioguardi as the bank guard. Written by Michael Zinberg and Martin Davidson, "Desperate Sessions" first aired on February 26, 1977.


Jack Riley
as Elliot Carlin
Florida Friebus
as Mrs. Bakerman
John Fiedler
as Mr. Peterson
Suzanne Pleshette
as Emily Hartley
Peter Bonerz
as Jerry Robinson
Marcia Wallace
as Carol Kester
Bill Daily
as Howard Borden
Walker Edmiston
as Detective Webber
Ron Vernan
as Police Officer
Bob Newhart
as Bob Hartley
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