Episode: 121 | Aired: September 24, 1977
Bob's well-ordered life turns topsy-turvy when he and Emily move to a new Chicago residence.
Episode: 122 | Aired: October 01, 1977
Bob's attempt at treating convicts who are about to be released has him climbing the walls.
Episode: 123 | Aired: October 08, 1977
A ventriloquist and his dummy seek psychological help from Bob when the dummy threatens to break up their successful showbiz act.
Episode: 124 | Aired: October 15, 1977
Bob is puzzled when his henpecked patient, Mr. Petersen, asserts himself with far-reaching consequences.
Episode: 125 | Aired: October 22, 1977
Bob deals with the amusing problems of an improbable paternity suit and a phone paging service that never pages him.
Episode: 126 | Aired: October 29, 1977
Bob's impulsive decision to leave town for a week is received with disastrous emotions by his patients, who seemingly can't make it without him.
Episode: 127 | Aired: November 12, 1977
It's no laughing matter for Howard when his son Howie announces he's giving up school to become a comedian.
Episode: 128 | Aired: November 19, 1977
Bob interviews a variety of psychologists to take over his patients while he's out of town. It's soon apparent that they are very much in need of help themselves. When Bob's former teacher, Professor Dreebe, offers his services, it seems the perfect answer.
Episode: 129 | Aired: November 26, 1977
At first, Bob is thrilled when a non-talkative patient named Mr. Twillmer finally opens up after being told that anything he might say will be held in the strictest confidence. His joy is short-lived when Twillmer confesses to grand larceny.
Episode: 130 | Aired: December 03, 1977
Emily's protective instincts are aroused when 70-year-old Grace DuBois, an odd but friendly recluse, is threatened with being sent to a rest home for elderly people who can't cope with reality.
Episode: 131 | Aired: December 17, 1977
Bob and Emily celebrate their 10th wedding anniversary with a dream being married to different partners.
Episode: 132 | Aired: December 24, 1977
Bob finds himself with unhappy and hostile patients who refuse to attend his Christmas party when they are mistakenly informed of a rate increase at the height of the Yuletide season. One patient is moved to hire a pie-throwing service.
Episode: 133 | Aired: January 07, 1978
The Hartleys embark on a seagoing vacation to put work behind them. But Bob can't resist playing psychologist when he begins to counsel a married couple.
Episode: 134 | Aired: January 14, 1978
Emily Hartley discovers a new low in male chauvinism when Bob's father arranges a fishing trip to his cabin and assigns her woman's work while the men brave the great outdoors.
Episode: 135 | Aired: January 21, 1978
Bob counsels a quintet of jovial ex-convicts to help them find honest employment.
Episode: 136 | Aired: January 28, 1978
Bob advises a patient named Mr. Plager to realize his human potential by writing a play based on his own experiences. But when Plager writes, directs, and produces an actual World War I drama whose characters bear a startling resemblance to the rest of Bob's patients, the warfare really begins.
Episode: 137 | Aired: February 04, 1978
Bob's paranoid, perennial patient, Mr. Carlin, involves Emily in his scheme to impress his former schoolmatesespecially a girl who never gave him the time of day.
Episode: 138 | Aired: February 11, 1978
Paul Billinghamknown to his radio fans as Ralph Alfalfa, the Happy Farmercomes to Bob because of his stuttering problem. On radio, he practiced several unseen rhythmic devices to mask his problem, but a new television opportunity threatens to expose his problem with disastrous results.
Episode: 139 | Aired: February 18, 1978
Bob's friends close ranks to "protect" Emily Hartley when a handsome old flame pays her a very warm visit.
Episode: 140 | Aired: March 04, 1978
On the eve of being announced "Secretary of the Year," Carol informs Bob that she's leaving his employ.
Episode: 141 | Aired: March 11, 1978
At the school where Emily works, low reading scores prompt indignant outbursts and threats from angry parents. Principal Phil Bannister flees their wrath by going on an extended fishing tripbut not before he tells Emily to handle the crisis.
Episode: 142 | Aired: April 01, 1978
Bob gives up his psychological practice in Chicago to become a professor at a small college in Oregon.