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Bob Newhart

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The Resume

    (September 5, 1929- )
    Birth name is George Robert Newhart
    Star of 'Bob Newhart Show,' 'Newhart,' 'Bob' and 'George and Leo'
    Appeared in 'Little Miss Marker,' 'First Family,' 'Hot Millions,' 'Hell is For Heroes,' 'On a Clear Day You Can See Forever,' 'Cold Turkey' and 'Catch-22'
    Spokesperson for
    Comedy album, 'The Button Down Mind of Bob Newhart' went #1 (1960)
    Met his wife Virginia on a blind date set up by comedian Buddy Hackett

Why he might be annoying:

    His delivery has a stammering pace.
    Much of his early comedy work involved his side of a phone conversation.
    He was a chain smoker.
    His sister is a nun.
    He and his wife Virginia are great friends with Don Rickles.
    They spent their last 20 years vacationing together.
    He has a fear of flying.
    His TV show spawned the original drinking game called 'Hi Bob,' where participants took a drink every time someone would say, 'Hi Bob.'

Why he might not be annoying:

    When his nose would not stop bleeding, he was taken to the emergency room.
    He was told he had a disease that gave him an over abundance of red blood cells brought on from smoking.
    He never smoked a cigarette again.
    He is the first comedian to become a star through a record album rather than night clubs.
    He had two of the most successful situation comedies on TV - 'Bob Newhart Show' and 'Newhart.'
    The final sequence of 'Newhart' where the entire show was a dream of the 'Bob Newhart Show' is consider one of the five funniest moments on TV, according to TV Guide.
    He loves computers and electronic gadgets.

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Year In Review:

    For 2023, as of last week, Out of 8 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2022, Out of 213 Votes: 55.40% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 650 Votes: 44.77% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 98 Votes: 44.90% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 79 Votes: 50.63% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 11 Votes: 54.55% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 27 Votes: 37.04% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 12 Votes: 8.33% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 289 Votes: 60.90% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 65 Votes: 44.62% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 52 Votes: 46.15% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 87 Votes: 50.57% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 100 Votes: 47.00% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 2363 Votes: 25.81% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 951 Votes: 30.07% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 113 Votes: 31.86% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 380 Votes: 43.68% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 742 Votes: 40.30% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 548 Votes: 42.88% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 597 Votes: 41.54% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 1322 Votes: 42.51% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 2848 Votes: 35.15% Annoying
    In 2001, Out of 1085 Votes: 38.34% Annoying