28. Bob Newhart

28. Bob Newhart

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Stand-up comedian and actor Bob Newhart feels anxious about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.


Bob sits down with Conan to share stories about meeting Don Rickles for the first time, sitting in for Johnny Carson on The Tonight Show, leaping from accounting to showbusiness, beautiful moments from The Bob Newhart Show, the danger of cynicism in comedy, and Chicago values. Plus, Conan responds to a listener voicemail about an award that was named after him.



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This episode is sponsored by Chrysler Pacifica (www.pacificaconan.com), Mizzen+Main (www.comfortable.af code: CONAN), Turo, and Calming Comfort (www.calmingcomfortblanket.com code: CONAN).

Comments (23)

Nancy Williams

Literally moments before Bob started to talk about laughter being essential and the importance of comedy, I was marveling to myself how much of a role Conan/Conan's shows/Conan's podcasts have played on my road to mental health. In a very real and tangible way Conan has helped. I NEVER fail to uproariously laugh everytime I hear him regardless of where my head is at. This episode changed my brain chemistry from laughing so hard. Thank you to Bob Newhart for his sublime, perfect comedy, and to Conan for consistently providing a level of comedy that supercedes. This was one of my favourite episodes 😂💗

Jul 9th
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David McDonald

I almost didn't download this episode. So glad I did! Now I really want to go back and listen to Bob 's other stuff!

Jun 23rd
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bizzarr 96

why would you want add free Conan doing the adds is the best

Jun 9th
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bizzarr 96

love Bob newhart

Jun 9th
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Lorrell Holtz-Oxley

so. great.

Jun 7th
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James Davies

I just realized bob Newhart was professor neutron from Big Bang! I love Conan’s pod cast. 😂

Jun 6th
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WS

Loved this episode! The best yet.

Jun 6th
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Jerry Loza

I should have been carrying my asthma inhaler, i can't remember the last time i laughed so hard. Thanks!

Jun 5th
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David Perkins

Just incredible. Laughed through the whole thing. Thanks Conan. Like your podcasts a LOT.

Jun 2nd
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Tabitha Attreau

This episode was amazing! What chemistry! I did laugh the entire time, but seriously the telephone comment, "It was taupe!" I lost it. This show is dangerous to listen to while driving. haha Thank you! Bob Newhart and Conan!! Legends!

May 31st
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Janine Darda Zimmerman

This was hilarious! Loved it!

May 29th
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Shonda Cook

Bob Newhart is a real class act. Another fantastic episode. Loved it!

May 29th
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Adriana Calleros

😂🤣🤣🤣 great laughs

May 28th
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Christina De La Torre

This was my favorite! Anything that makes Conan laugh has to be the funniest thing ever.

May 28th
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Joey 3-Balls

Best episode yet! I've loved Bob Newhart since I was a kid. Glad he's still around for us to enjoy.

May 28th
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Richard Lynd

So great, Bob is a legend and even though it took me several years to appreciate him I am a huge fan now. The podcast is always great when it sticks to straight fun!

May 28th
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Seamus O'Connor

HOLY SHIT my voicemail made it on the show and Conan implied that I made it with my high school English teacher, COULD LIFE GET ANY BETTER

May 28th
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Ann Nguyen

This was the perfect birthday gift. I love Bob Newhart so much. It was so great hearing the two banter.

May 27th
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Luis Albornoz

Always admired Bob Newhart. Good to know he's still razor sharp still! This PC is so awesome I even enjoy the commercials! At times more than the interview... Hope you don't take this the wrong way... interviews are very unsightful.

May 27th
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Steve Glenn

I liked this ep thanks

May 27th
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