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Subject:Re: Famous tech. communicators From:Heilan Yvette Grimes <HEP2 -at- AOL -dot- COM> Date:Fri, 27 Jan 1995 00:41:17 -0500
>Vincent Reh writes:
>+ I don't watch much TV, but isn't there a guy on Newhart that writes
>+ books. Perhaps of a technical nature? Maybe he dresses funny, too.
>That was Tom Poston. I don't remember his character's name on Newhart.
>+ Vince Reh
The guy on Newhart who wrote "how-to" manuals was the Dick Loudon character
played by Bob Newhart. He owned the inn, but wrote all sorts of technical
manuals. The Tom Poston character was the handyman George Utley.