The TV Academy recently celebrated Bob Newhart’s 50th year in show business with a nice tribute in Los Angeles. Several of Newhart’s friends and co-stars were on hand to salute the venerable performer.
They included alums of his two iconic shows The Bob Newhart Show (Peter Bonerz, Bill Daily and Marcia Wallace), Newhart (Julia Duffy and Peter Scolari), as well as admirers like Tim Conway, Fred Willard, Don Rickles, and director James Burrows.
Our friends at Pop Culture Passionistas were on hand for the Archive of American Television. While there, they asked Newhart’s pals about their favorite stories, what he should do next, and what people don’t know about him with (not surprisingly) humorous results.