"Bob Has to Have His Tonsils Out, So He Spends Christmas Eve in the Hospital" is the fourth Christmas episode of the CBS sitcom The Bob Newhart Show, produced and aired as the fifthteenth episode of its fourth season.


While everyone else is making plans for Christmas, Bob learns he needs to be hospitalized right away to have his tonsils removed. Not only is he embarrassed by having the operation at his age but his nurse was once his patient as well.


Bob NewhartDr. Robert 'Bob' Hartley
Suzanne PleshetteEmily Hartley
Peter BonerzDr. Jerry Robinson
Bill DailyHoward Borden
Marcia WallaceCarol Kester Bondurant
Graham JarvisDr. Bickwell
Merie EarleMrs. Loomis
Jack RileyElliot Carlin

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