1970s TV Sitcoms These episodes will challenge your knowledge of popular TV sitcoms of the 1970s. Welcome to the Baby Boomers 1970s TV Sitcoms We will email you your Quiz Results. Good luck! Your Name Your Email Who was the head writer in the WJM-TV newsroom? Lou Grant Gordon Howard Murray Slaughter Ted Baxter What was the name of Dr Robert Hartley's wife on the Bob Newhart Show? Julia Carol Joanna EmilyHint Dean Martin and Art Carney were considered for the role of which character on The Odd Couple TV Show? Oscar Madison Felix Unger Dr. Melnitz Officer Murray Greshler Time is Up!