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Dust Bunnies - Tiny clumps of dirt that freak out Joanna Loudon on the the situation comedy NEWHART/CBS/1982-90.

Mary Frann as Joanna Loudon - NEWHART

Joanna's husband, Dick (Bob Newhart), the host of a local talk show "Vermont Today" inadvertently humiliated his wife, when he told his TV viewers that she had a phobia about dust bunnies.

Later that day when Joanna went to the supermarket, they advised her not to go down one of the aisles because they were "sweeping down there" and another town jokester placed a giant pile of lint on her front porch with a sign that read: "Killer Dust Bunny."

To make amends, Bob revealed one of his own phobias on TV to atone for his earlier indiscretion. It seemed when he was in college he modeled nude to make some extra cash.

Unfortunately, the students in the class voted to replace him with a bowl of fruit. To this day he has a phobia about art.

TRIVIA NOTE: On the sitcom GRACE UNDER FIRE/ABC/1993-98, Grace's mother-in-law accuses her of seducing a local minister into her "web of desire." Grace (Brett Butler) responds "I'm 38-years-old. I don't have a web of lust. I have dust bunnies of desire."


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