I've been watching a lot of Hulu, especially The Bob Newhart Show. I really, really like it. Bob Newhart is one of my favorite comedians.
As a writer, though, this episode had a couple scenes that struck my funny bone. I was going to wait to put this up with a different writing-related post. But that post isn't ready, and this video clip expires soon.
The episode is actually about Newhart writing a chapter about office furniture in a psychology book, and right before going to a psychologist convention he finds out his twenty pages were cut down to two.
But the bit that struck me as funny was the b-plot with Jerry, his dentist friend, who wants to write his own book.
There's three bits to this plotline . . .
First, the set up:
Second, the dentist's book:
Third, the pay-off:
Of course, the whole episode is great . . .