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The Ultimate Sitcom Actor Tournament - Round 10
This is the final round of The Ultimate Sitcom Actor Tournament. For rules, point values, and other information, see the introduction.
This is it: the final round! In the last round, Judd Hirsch beat John Ritter to become the new male champion, and Lucille Ball held onto her title as female champion. In this last round, they’ll face off against Bob Newhart and Betty White.
TV veteran Bob Newhart starred in three sitcoms named after him: The Bob Newhart Show, Newhart, and Bob. He also co-starred in George & Leo with round nine’s winner, Judd Hirsch, and had many recurring roles and guest appearances on other sitcoms. Now at 93 years old, Bob has been enjoying his retirement for the last three years.
Starring Roles: 18 seasons = 360 points
Regular Roles: 0 seasons = 0 points
Recurring Roles: 9 seasons = 90 points
Guest Appearances: 6 episodes = 6 points
TOTAL: 456 points – WINNER!
Sitcom legend Betty White was best known for starring as Rose Nylund in The Golden Girls and the spin-off, The Golden Palace. She also starred in Life with Elizabeth, Date with the Angels, The Betty White Show, and Hot in Cleveland and had regular roles in The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Mama’s Family, Maybe This Time, Ladies Man, and Boston Legal as well as many recurring roles and guest appearances. Betty retired from acting in 2019 and passed away in 22 at 99 years old.
Starring Roles: 19 seasons = 380 points
Regular Roles: 10 seasons = 100 points
Recurring Roles: 13 seasons = 65 points
Guest Appearances: 30 episodes = 30 points
TOTAL: 575 points – WINNER!
In a stunning final-round upset, Bob Newhart and Betty White beat Judd Hirsch and Lucille Ball to become the ultimate champions!
Ultimate Sitcom Actor
With a whopping 575 points, the Ultimate Sitcom Actor is the amazing Betty White!