Paula Abdul, Drop Dead Diva

There's been a lot of talk about Paula Abdul's post-Idol guest appearance on Lifetime's Drop Dead Diva, and now's your chance to see her try her hand as a new kind of judge — the gavel-slamming kind.

In this sneak peek of Abdul's first appearance (Sept. 13 at 9/8c), Judge Paula appears to Jane (Brooke Elliott) in a dream to critique her courtroom singing and her "monochromatic microfiber" suit.

Watch the video below: