Night Court

1984, TV Show

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Night Court Creator Reinhold Weege Dies at 63

Reinhold Weege, who created Night Court and was a writer/producer for Barney Miller, died Dec. 1 of natural causes, according to The Hollywood Reporter. He was 63.

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Season 9, Episode 20
When Roz is invited to a high-society event, Dan decides to crash the party. Lisette reveals her feelings to Harry.

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Season 6, Episode 20
The Emmy-winning comedy scores laughs with its lighthearted look at the crazy cases and characters that appear in night court in New York City in the 1980s, where anything - and everything - happens. As season six begins, the question remains: Is Assistant D.A. Dan Fielding (Emmy winner John Larroquette) dead? Plus, what will happen when Harry allows court proceedings to be shown on cable TV?

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This season, life in Judge Harry Stone's court starts with a tear (as the gang says farewell to Selma) and a horselaugh (as they welcome wiseacre Flo to the municipal menagerie). And it's all fun from there in 22 absurdly hilarious episodes as Harry and his staff (including another newcomer, Legal Aid attorney Christine Sullivan) contend with New York's zaniest nuts and dolts: the usual winos, weirdos, hookers and con artists, plus an orangutan, a rock star, a man from Saturn and a gorgeous witch who has Harry under her spell. The 3-Disc Set of Season 3 ends on a dark and stormy night, when four expectant moms fulfill their expectations with the panic-stricken assistance of the whole Night Court crew. Lullaby and good Night Court!

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Disorder in the court! Judge Harold T. Stone, Dan, Bull and Selma return for a rollicking second season of dispensing justice to the assorted nuts of Night Court. New to the courtroom: Noo Yawk-savvy defender Billie Young and Vietnam vet Mac Robinson, the court clerk. On the 22-episode docket: an invisible man, a mogul madam, a lovelorn nun, hookers, pickpockets, flashers, wackos, weirdos, gonzos and great guest stars, including Michael Richards, Stella Stevens, Jack Gilford, John Astin, Lou Ferrigno and, as substitute defender Christine Sullivan, Markie Post, who will become a full-time cast member in Season 3. Join the fun as Judge Harry throws the book at crime the joke book.

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Night Court Creator Reinhold Weege Dies at 63

Reinhold Weege, who created Night Court and was a writer/producer for Barney Miller, died Dec. 1 of natural causes, according to The Hollywood Reporter. He was 63.

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Hart of Dixie Books Night Court's Charlie Robinson

Night Court's Charlie Robinson is joining Hart of Dixie, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Robinson will play the surly Sgt. Jeffries, the grandfather of Ruby Jeffries (Golden Brooks).

When Ruby returns home to BlueBell, she'll quickly connect with Dr. Zoe Hart (Rachel Bilson). read more

Dangerous Spit-Swapping, Awkward Tears and More of the Week’s Top TV Moments

In a week that included more vicious spats, manly spit-swapping, and too-real reality than the average Thanksgiving dinner, our teacher/mother/secret lover TV didn't disappoint! Check out what made Heroes, South Park, Dancing with the Stars and ER part of our Top TV Moments.
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Night Court Season 2 and Other Announced Releases

New releases announced today, October 8:

Night Court - The Complete 2nd Season will be coming out February 3

Tom and Jerry Tales - Volume 6 will be coming out February 3

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Do you remember a show with, ...

Question: Do you remember a show with, I think, the guy from Highway to Heaven and a black actor that was sort of a comedy version of In the Heat of the Night? It's driving me nuts.

Answer: Yes.

Aaaah, you didn't really think I was gonna stop at being a wiseacre and answer your question with one word, did you? You'll never so easily curb my urge to babble, Joon.

Funny you use the word "nuts," since the show in question, ABC's Carter Country, bore the name of former peanut farmer Jimmy Carter, who was president at the time it debuted in September 1977. As you say, it bore a strong resemblance to In the Heat of the Night, which 10 years later would be a hit TV series itself.

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Premiered: January 04, 1984, on NBC
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Premise: Courtroom shenanigans sustained this long-running sitcom about a boyish-looking judge with an unconventional manner on the bench; his Manhattan court staff; and the night people who appear before him. John Larroquette won four consecutive supporting Emmys as lustful ADA Dan Fielding. 'Now I'm officially overwhelmed,' he said after win No. 4.


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