Jerry Robinson
Jerry Robinson
Profession Orthodontist
Portrayed by Peter Bonerz
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Jerry Robinson is one of the main characters of the hit TV series The Bob Newhart Show from the 1970s.



Personality and traitsEdit

Behind the scenesEdit

Jerry’s backstory was altered over the course of the series. In Season 1, Jerry is described as having been adopted by a couple named Robinson and in one season 2 epidode he had a brother, Greg Robinson, also adopted, played by Raul Julia. In later seasons the history was changed to have Jerry raised in an orphanage and never having parents until he located his birth mother, a woman named “Robertson” in season 5, with his name “Robinson” due to a typo.


Season 1