An eccentric fun-loving judge presides over an urban night court and all the silliness going on there.

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Complete series cast summary:
...  Judge Harry T. Stone 193 episodes, 1984-1992
...  Dan Fielding 193 episodes, 1984-1992
...  Nostradamus 'Bull' Shannon 193 episodes, 1984-1992
...  Mac Robinson 180 episodes, 1984-1992
...  Christine Sullivan 159 episodes, 1984-1992
...  Rosalind 'Roz' Russell 136 episodes, 1986-1992
Dorothy Andrews ...  Cashier 78 episodes, 1984-1992
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Judge Harold T. Stone presides over "Night Court", a court which deals with petty crimes which can be dealt with in a dime-a-dozen manner. Invariably, the cases appearing before the court are bizarre, but that's ok because Judge Stone is not your regular judge. He's assisted by a motley crew of clerks and District Attorneys who often create as much chaos as the criminals they bring in for trial. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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4 January 1984 (USA)  »

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The series was originally set to debut at the start of the 1983-84 season. NBC, concerned about Harry Anderson's lack of acting experience, decided to delay the show. NBC ended up cancelling every new series that premiered that September, and the show was picked up as a mid-season replacement. See more »

Goofs

Harry Anderson's romantic affairs with subordinates, while central to the show, were inappropriate even for the 1980s setting of the series. They would have had to end or Harry would have been removed from his role as a judge. See more »

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[Mac walks in on Bull who is leaning over the rear end of a horse]
Bull Shannon: Hi, Mac; it's not what you think!
Mac Robinson: God, I hope not!
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Referenced in Half in the Bag: IT (1990) and IT (2017) (2017) See more »

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Dan Fielding is my hero!!!
2 April 2000 | by See all my reviews

"Night Court", one of the best sitcoms to ever come out of the '80s, is back in the air in the A&E channel. The wacky crew of the Night Court can always make me laugh out loud ever afternoon after a long, tiresome day of high school. The whole cast is terrific, especially by Harry Anderson (Harry), Marsha Warfield (Roz), and Richard Moll (Bull), but I say the guy who really brings down the house with his sleazy and smart-assed attitude is John Larroquette, or better known as Dan Fielding in the show. It's hilarious to think that he is so horny all the time, that most women would degrade him as something lower than dogs***! But some don't notice how Dan is a good, caring person at heart. You don't know what I mean, you say? Watch "Night Court" at the A&E station


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