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Bob Newhart jokes he, not doppelganger, is reffing national championship game

Hi, Bob.

Legendary TV personality Bob Newhart took to Twitter on Monday night to say he was reffing the College Football Playoff National Championship after so many people said the head referee looked like the 85-year-old, it began trending worldwide.

Newhart played along brilliantly.

Newhart is best known for playing psychologist Dr. Robert "Bob" Hartley on the 1970s sitcom "The Bob Newhart Show." Newhart has been in numerous other shows and movies.

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