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Sometimes God Simply Says, "Stop It!"

In his book Your Church Is Too Safe, Mark Buchanan writes:

My favorite YouTube video is a five-minute clip from an episode of The Bob Newhart Show. Bob, as you may know, is a psychologist in the show. In the scene, a woman comes for her first visit. Bob begins by explaining how he bills—five dollars for the first five minutes, and then nothing after that. The woman is thrilled. Bob assures ...
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Thomas Brokaw

August 12, 2015  1:50pm

I believe the youtube video is actually from the MAD TV show, in which Bob reenacts his role as a psychologist. But it's a good clip nevertheless.

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