Season 8
24 EPISODES • 1989
The eighth and final season of Newhart aired on CBS from September 18, 1989 to May 21, 1990.

Season 7


1: Don't Worry Be Pregnant
Sep 18, 1989
Michael and a pregnant Stephanie return from a six-month cruise totally unprepared for parenthood.
2: Get Dick
Sep 25, 1989
Dick accidentally burns down Maison Hubert while enjoying an after-dinner cigar. The Loudon's take in Hubert while he recuperates. Hubert vows he will ""get Monsieur Loudon"".
3: Poetry and Pastries
Oct 2, 1989
Dick is chosen to judge the annual Poetry and Pastry contest. Miss Goddard, the reigning champion, uses her feminine wiles to try to influence the judging. Michael throws an all-male baby shower.
4: Utley Exposed
Oct 16, 1989
An episode of Vermont Today on 'Hidden Shame' nets a surprise guest when George admits to a childish prank.
5: Ramblin' Michael Harris
Oct 23, 1989
Michael quits his job at Menkey's grocery to become a lounge singer.
6: Meet Michael Vanderkellen
Nov 13, 1989
Stephanie's mother offers to buy the newlyweds a mansion, but only if Michael changes his last name to Vanderkellen.
7: Good Lord Loudon
Nov 20, 1989
A cash-strapped visiting dignitary makes Dick a royal Lord. After hearing of his good fortune, the townspeople's opinion of Dick jumps up a notch.
8: Cupcake in a Cage
Dec 4, 1989
Stephanie is sent to jail after she slaps a security guard in a fit of prenatal hormones.
9: Attack of the Killer Aunt
Dec 11, 1989
Joanna's Aunt Louise visits bearing gifts, despite her long-standing opinion that Joanna is much too good for Dick.
10: I Like You, Butt...
Dec 18, 1989
George meets the perfect girl, except for her large rear end. Michael and Stephanie consult with a baby naming guru.
11: Jumpin' George
Jan 1, 1990
Georeg plans on never sleeping again when he's plagued by a recurring nightmare. Michael & Stephanie use 'wombphones' to educate their future child.
12: Lights! Camera! Contractions!
Jan 8, 1990
It's baby time for the Harris' as Steph's baby is about to be born. Michael is determined to capture the birth on tape over Stephanie's objections.
13: Beauty and the Pest
Jan 15, 1990
Joanna takes an odd man to several houses to try to convince him to buy one, but he just can't seem to commit. Joanna visits his home and walks in to find a shrine dedicated to her.
14: Good Neighbor Sam
Jan 29, 1990
When an overbearing new neighbor moves next door, Dick finds his polite veneer mistaken for friendship. The townsfolk, who all assume Dick is their best friend, are in an uproar when they hear that Dick and Sam are 'best friends'.
15: Child in Charge
Feb 5, 1990
Stephanie's parents buy WPIV for baby Stephanie. Dick refuses to pander to the child, forcing baby Steph to cancel Vermont Today in the middle of an interview with George McGovern.
16: Seein' Double
Feb 19, 1990
Michael announces plans to spice up WPIV's lineup with a new sitcom, Seein' Double starring Stephanie as identical twins Judy and Jody, with Dick as their crotchety widowed father.
17: Born to Be Mild
Feb 26, 1990
Dick is roped into joining George's old gang, 'The Houligans', when they reunited after 40 years. Dick leads them into a rumble against their long-time rivals, 'The Ruffians'.
18: Daddy's Little Girl
Mar 5, 1990
After another shopping spree for baby Steph, Dick teaches Michael that materialism isn't the best way to raise a child. A skeptical Michael becomes convinced after a haunting dream depicts a possible future. Julia Duffy plays grown-up baby Steph.
19: Georgie and Grace
Mar 19, 1990
George falls under the influence of five priests vacationing at the inn. After George announces his intention to join the priesthood, Miss Goddard tries her hardest to change his mind.
20: Handymania
Apr 9, 1990
George is the toast of the town when he events a hot new board game, ""Handymania"".
21: Dick and Tim
Apr 30, 1990
Dick finagles his way into a weekly poker game with Tim Conway. Unaware of Tim's cheap nature, Dick drives him away after raising a quarter.
22: Father Goose
May 7, 1990
Michael comes up with the perfect lead-in to Vermont Today, the 'Giddy Goose' show. He casts his favorite dinner theater actor as Giddy, only to discover the man's also his father.
23: My Husband, My Peasant
May 14, 1990
Society bluebloods Scooter Drake and his new wife Libby drop by with a child of their own, apparently superior to baby Steph in every way. Michael and Stephanie decide to divorce due to Michael's peasant heritage.
24: The Last Newhart
May 21, 1990
In the midst of a town meeting, a Japanese visitor announces his intentions to purchase the entire town and turn the land into a gigantic golf course. Everyone but Dick is thrilled and sells out.
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