| Season 3, Episode 12|
#47 in Series (193 episodes)
|Network/Country:||NBC-TV / United States|
|Air date||January 9, 1986|
|Written by||Teresa O'Neill|
|Directed by:||Jim Drake|
|Guest stars:|| Yakov Smirnoff|
Charlotte Portney (uncredited)
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Dan's Escort was the 12th episode of Season 3 of Night Court, also the 47th overall series episode. Written by Teresa O'Neill, and directed by Jim Drake, the episode, which aired on NBC-TV, first aired on January 9, 1986.
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Dan takes a job as a paid escort for a wealthy, lonely woman who expects a lot for her money, and Yakov appeals to Harry for help when his wife is arrested on a visit to the US.
Plot Summary Edit
To fatten his bank account, Dan (John Larroquette) moonlights as a professional escort for wealthy women. One of his clients (Barbara Cason) is so enraptured by Dan that she insists he accompany her home--and thence to her bedroom! Meanwhile, Harry (Harry Anderson) tries to help out when the newly-arrived wife of Russian émigré Yakov (Yakov Smirnoff) is arrested.
GentDan makes some extra money by hiring himself out as an escort to wealthy ladies, but is shocked when one of his clients wants him to go all the way and sleep with her. Yakov eagerly awaits the arrival of his wife and children from Russia, but panics when she doesn't show up