Night court is an american sitcom television series that aired on nbc from january 4, 1984, to may 31, 1992. Yakov needs a visa to revisit the soviet union and see his sick mother. Watch night court season 3, episode 8 up on the roof. Originally conceived as the final season, night courts eighth hit year saw. Stone, along with markie post, john larroquette, charles robinson and. In another day in the life episode, the court staff has to finish 207 cases by midnight. Also, this episode, which features both a man whos woken up from a 20yearcoma and an inventor with a. Part 2, which was part of a three episode story story arc that would spill over into the start of season 5, aired on may 6, 1987 as a total of 22 episodes were aired in the season. The staff of a manhattan arraignment court is surprised by the arrival of a maverick young judge named harry stone. This half hour program makes use of both character actors and people off the street to portray those brought into night court. Night court mac takes a vocation tv episode 1991 imdb. Episode rentals include 30 days to start watching this video and 48 hours to finish. Harry anderson stars as the unorthodox judge harold t. Charles richard moll born january, 1943 is an american actor and voice artist, best known for playing aristotle nostradamus bull shannon, the bailiff on the nbc sitcom night court from 1984 to 1992.
Harry returns and finds a lovely woman substituting on the bench for him, who likes him a lot and jails christine for mouthing off about perceived mistreatment of a client. Christine is crippled by embarrassment when harry makes an offhand remark about a nearinvisible birthmark over her eye. Night court doesnt even have a farewell episode befitting televisions second longestrunning current comedy series, behind cheers. A man in a red suit is charged with trespassing and tries to convince the court that hes santa claus. Everyone tries to adjust to selmas death as harry interviews possible replacements, but bull goes on a drinking binge i. Contempt of courting was the 8th episode of season 4 of night court, also the 65th overall. Watch night court season 7 episode 23 online a closer look. Part 2, which was part of a threeepisode story story arc that would spill over into the start of season 5, aired on may 6, 1987 as a total of 22 episodes were aired in the season. During season 8, dans lackey phil died, dan inherited his hidden fortune and used it for altruism, reforming into a truly virtuous and noble man, and at the end of the season phils. The emmywinning comedy continues its lighthearted look at night court in mid1980s new york city, where anything and everything happens.
Night court alumni and more react to harry andersons. She is best known for her 198692 role of roz russell on the top 10 rated nbc sitcom night court. Originally conceived as the final season, night courts eighth hit year saw the shows creators moving some very long simmering subplots off the back burner and on. Stone harry anderson maintains his belief that he can help the people brought before him in new york citys night court. Roz stuns her coworkers when her uptown husband pays a visit to secure a divorce so he can marry again.
With harry anderson, markie post, john larroquette, charles robinson. List of night court episodes night court wiki fandom. Dec 19, 2014 night court season 2 opening and closing credits and theme song duration. If they do, the 207th defendant, a texas millionaire with a gambling compulsion, will pay the money to save an orphanage from foreclosure. Jun 21, 2016 but night court does this type of show better than most because its generally pretty good about keeping all of the action contained on a few sets, meaning that we dont have to cut back and forth to view the narrative shenanigans. The ten best night court episodes of season five thats. Watch night court episodes, get episode information, recaps and more. The one with the cast of night court is the third episode of the third season of the american television comedy series 30 rock. An eccentric funloving judge presides over an urban night court and all the silliness going on there.
Thus, the humor was sometimes poignant, sometimes philosophical, sometimes slapstick, farcical, or even downright dumb, many times in the same episode. Hurricane mel hits new york, trapping the staff inside the. It was written by coexecutive producer jack burditt, and directed by gail mancuso. After being mugged, christine becomes belligerent and. Night court alumni and more react to harry andersons death. Night court 19841992 was an american tv series, airing on nbc, about the night shift of a manhattan court, presided over by the young, unorthodox judge harold t. In a rare sundaynight telecast of night court, harry harry anderson agrees to teach a law class on a parttime basis. When he is denied, harry takes up his cause, but is stunned by the arrival of a beautiful russian consul. In the first of several day in the life episodes, the court has to process an unusually large docket 200 cases before midnight in this episode, to head off a federal judges general amnesty setting free all defendants not arraigned by then. The year is now 1990, and despite the endless stream of lawbreakers who appear before him with every wacky excuse imaginable judge harry t. May 31, 2017 the irreverent sitcom night court ran for nine seasons on nbc, starting as a midseason replacement right after cheers, and culminating with its final episode which aired may 31, 1992. While most comedy series usually find one level of banality and stay there, the comedy in night court covered a greater spectrum. The series was created by comedy writer reinhold weege, who had previously.
Night court welcome back, momma tv episode 1984 imdb. Mar 08, 2019 sign in to like videos, comment, and subscribe. Season 5 is a must have dvd for all night court fans. The season concluded after episodes march 31, 1984. Harry, his court and coworkers come under the sharp journalistic eye of a tv reporter doing a story on typical night court events. Night court made its premiere on nbctv on january 4, 1984 as a midseason replacement series, as it debuted in the time slot which another popular sitcom on the network, cheers, had aired in on thursday nights, as cheers was moved in the time slot immediately before it at 8. The series aired from january 4, 1984 to may 31, 1992 during 9 seasons with 193 episodes produced.
Dan begins kissing up to harry as part of his campaign to replace harry on the bench when he becomes a full time law professor and art the handyman becomes a surrogate dad to bull when he starts dating bulls mama. Comedys swing shift, a featurette on the origins of night court by creatorexecutive producer reinhold weege and harry anderson rt 18. Harrys missing mother and a beauty pageant operator appear in court. Thats the order of the day when a parade of zanyand often bizarrecharacters passes before a rather unconventional and unpredictable judge in the hilarious, emmy awardwinning night court. Written by tom straw, and directed by jeff melman, the episode, which aired on nbctv, first aired on november 27, 1986. Night court another day in the life tv episode 1988 imdb. The episode originally aired on the national broadcasting company nbc in the united states on november, 2008. The following is a list of episodes for the nbc sitcom night court. Watch night court episodes online season 9 1992 tv guide. Stone, a man with a joybuzzer sense of courtroom decorum and a gleeful enthusiasm for velvet. A supreme court judge steals mac as court clerk for appearances. Night court alumni and more media personalities have taken to social media to mourn the death of harry anderson, who played judge harry t. Night court caught red handed tv episode 1987 imdb.
The show eventually switched to using scripted cases, and was extended to an hour. Near the end of the audit, the staff and the accountant are taken hostage in harrys office by a circus clown with a gun. Christine sullivan is permanently assigned as the courts public defender. With harry anderson, karen austin, john larroquette, paula kelly.
In another episode entitled safe is when judge harry stone orders a huge safe to be delivered to his judges chambers and almost looses his life trying to escape from the safe he accidently gets trapped inside of for one of his escape tricks. Stone harry anderson and his staff must comply with a federally mandated order to process a mindboggling 200 cases in one night. A city accountant audits the court s expenses, leading to a series of flashbacks. Season 4 of night court began with the episode the next voice you hear. The series was created by comedy writer reinhold weege, who had previously worked on barney miller in the 1970s and early 1980s. At night is when youll meet the weirdos, wannabes, lecherous fiends, nutballs, and more and those are just the people in charge of new yorks criminal court swing shift.
Numerous episodes depicted cast members quitting or being forced from their position in the night court only to wind up back in their old job by the episode s end. The hilarity of this show stems from the incredible characters that pass through the courtrooms and solutions that harry and his staff come up with. A city accountant audits the courts expenses, leading to a series of flashbacks. Watch night court episodes online season 1 1984 tv guide.
With harry anderson, john larroquette, richard moll, charles robinson. Watch night court season 3, episode 1 hello, goodbye. She grew up in chicago graduating from calumet high school. His tv appearances during this period became fewer and further between, but he appeared on a night courtcentric episode of 30 rock in. Dan is elated to be offered membership in new yorks most exclusive lawyers club, but he wrestles with his conscience when the leading member romances christine as part of a club competition. The seven best night court episodes of season eight that. Episode rentals include 30 days to start watching this.
Find out where night court is streaming, if night court is on netflix, and get news and updates, on decider. Warfield also starred in the sitcom empty nest as dr. Magiciancomedian harry anderson portrays judge harold harry t. The tv guide listing for the seminal session explained. Selma diamond august 6, 1920 may, 1985 was a canadianborn american comedic actress and radio and television writer, known for her highrange, raspy voice, and her portrayal of selma hacker on the first two seasons of the nbc television comedy series night court. When an attractive reporter does a story on the night court, harry and dan. Marsha francine warfield born march 5, 1954 is an american actress and comedian.1085 663 1051 1293 1528 143 146 621 69 626 1057 995 571 1020 1026 1444 1137 399 1476 1048 1168 679 309 1205 756 106 1163 228 338 1365 602 20 1118 712 1376 907 1058