Howard's son, Howie comes to visit, and Ellen meets him for the first time. Ellen wants to make a good impression on Howie, but fails at her attempts, and Howie's uncooperative, so Bob talks to Howie to find out why Howie doesn't like Ellen.
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In Robert David Sullivan's post about the 100 greatest sitcom episodes, he mentions this episode-and the Uncle Yummy's Ice Cream scene in particular - as an example of Bob questioning the reality of what is going on around him. This separates the Bob Newhart show from its companion MTM series, Mary Tyler Moore: we could visit Mary's Minneapolis, but Bob's Chicago is a state of mind See more
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