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Seasons Episodes Season premiere Season finale
1 13 January 4, 1984 March 31, 1984
2 22 September 27, 1984 May 19, 1985
3 22 September 26, 1985 May 8, 1986
4 22 October 2, 1986 May 6, 1987
5 22 September 17, 1987 May 12, 1988
6 22 October 26, 1988 May 3, 1989
7 24 September 27, 1989 May 2, 1990
8 24 September 28, 1990 May 8, 1991
9 22 September 18, 1991 May 31, 1992

Night Court made its premiere on NBC-TV on January 4, 1984 as a mid-season 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 8:00 p.m. The season concluded after 13 episodes March 31, 1984. Night Court (Season 1) DVD was released on October 5, 2005. This page lists all the episodes aired.

Season 1 (1984) Edit

Main article: Season 1 episodes

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Title Directed by Written by Original air date Prod. code
1 1 "All You Need Is Love" James Burrows Reinhold Weege January 4, 1984 206719
2 2 "Santa Goes Downtown" Assad Kelada Reinhold Weege January 11, 1984 185365
3 3 "The Former Harry Stone" Jay Sandrich Tom Reeder January 18, 1984 185362
4 4 [[Episode:Welcome Back, Momma" Jeff Melman Reinhold Weege February 1, 1984 185366
5 5 The Eye of the Beholder" Larry Balmagia Reinhold Weege February 8, 1984 185363
6 6 Death Threat" Jay Sandrich Bob Stevens February 15, 1984 185367
7 7 "Once in Love with Harry"]] Jay Sandrich Reinhold Weege February 22, 1984 185361
8 8 "Quadrandgle of Love" Jeff Melman R.J. Colleary, Chris Cluess & Stu Kreisman February 29, 1984 185369
9 9 "Wonder Drugs" Asaad Kelada Howard Ostroff March 7, 1984 185364
10 10 "Some Like It Hot" Jay Sandrich Stu Kreisman & Chris Cluess March 14, 1984 185368
11 11 "Harry and the Rockstar" Jay Sandrich Reinhold Weege March 21, 1984 185360
12 12 "Bull's Baby" Jeff Melman Bob Stevens March 28, 1984 185362
13 13 "Hi Honey, I'm Home" Gary Shimokawa Tom Reeder May 31, 1984 185361
Harry has to settle the legal status of a woman who remarried after her first husband was mistakenly declared dead, and who wants her back.

Season 2 (1984-85) Edit

Main article: Season 2 episodes

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Title Directed by Written by Original air date Prod. code
1 14 "The Nun" Jeff Melman Bob Stevens September 27, 1984 185602
2 15 "Christine and Mac (a.k.a. Daddy for the Defense)" Jeff Melman Bob Stevens October 4, 1984 185601
3 16 "Billie and the Cat" Lee Bernhardi Zachary D. Wechsler October 18, 1984 185604
4 17 "Pick a Number" Jeff Melman Ron Osborn & Jeff Reno October 25, 1984 185605
5 18 "The Computer Kid" Jim Drake Bob Stevens November 1, 1984 185607
6 19 "Bull Gets a Kid" Jeff Melman Nat Maudlin November 8, 1984 185608
7 20 "Harry on Trial" Jeff Melman Chris Cluess & Stu Kreisman November 15, 1984 185609
8 21 "Harry and the Madam" Noam Pitlik Tom Sheehan November 22, 1984 185610
9 22 "Inside Harry Stone" Jeff Melman Chris Cluess & Stu Kreisman November 29, 1984 185606
10 23 "The Blizzard" Jeff Melman Reinhold Weege December 6, 1984 185611
11 24 "Take My Wife, Please" Jeff Melman Tom Reeder December 13, 1984 185612
12 25 "The Birthday Visitor" Gary Shimokawa Ron Osborn & Jeff Reno January 3, 1985 185613
13 26 "Dan's Parents" Jeff Melman Reinhold Weege January 10, 1985 185614
14 27 "Nuts About Harry" Jeff Melman Tom Reeder January 17, 1985 185603
15 28 "An Old Flame" Jeff Melman Nat Maudlin January 24, 1985 185615
16 29 "The Gypsy" Alan Bergmann Howard Ostroff January 31, 1985 185616
17 30 "Battling Bailiff" Jeff Melman Chris Cluess & Stu Kreisman February 7, 1985 185617
18 31 "Billie's Valentine" Jeff Melman Bob Stevens February 14, 1985 185618
19 32 "Married Alive" Jeff Melman Ron Osborn & Jeff Reno February 21, 1985 185619
20 33 "Mac and Quon Le: Together Again" Alan Bergmann Tom Reeder February 28, 1985 185620
21 34 "World War III" Alan Bergmann Nat Maudlin May 2, 1985 185621
22 35 "Walk, Don't Wheel" Reinhold Weege Reinhold Weege May 9, 1985 185622

Season 3 (1985-86) Edit

Main article: Season 3 episodes

No. in season No. in series Title Directed by Written by Original air date Prod. code
1 36 "Hello, Goodbye" Jeff Melman Reinhold Weege September 26, 1985 185711
2 37 "The Hostage" Jeff Melman Bob Stevens October 3, 1985 185713
3 38 "Dad's First Date" Jeff Melman Bob Stevens October 17, 1985 185716
4 39 "Mac and Quon Le: No Reservations" Alan Bergmann Teresa O'Neill October 24, 1985 185712
5 40 "Halloween, Too" Alan Bergmann Teresa O'Neill October 31, 1985 185719
6 41 "Best of Friends" Reinhold Weege Howard Ostroff & Gilbert Spragg November 7, 1985 185716
7 42 "Dan's Boss" Jeff Melman Bob Stevens November 14, 1985 185720
8 43 "Up On the Roof" Jeff Melman Jeffrey Davis & Julie Fleischer November 28, 1985 185721
9 44 "The Wheels of Justice (Part 1)" Alan Bergmann Jeff Reno & Ron Osborn December 5, 1985 185714
10 45 "The Wheels of Justice (Part 2)" Alan Bergmann Nat Maudlin December 12, 1985 185715
11 46 "Walk Away, Renee" Jim Drake Teresa O'Neill December 19, 1985 185723
12 47 "Dan's Escort" Jim Drake Teresa O'Neill January 9, 1986 185724
13 48 "The Night Off" Jim Drake Nat Maudlin & Reinhold Weege January 16, 1986 185725
14 49 "Harry and Leon" Jeff Melman Nat Maudlin January 23, 1986 185727
15 50 "The Apartment" Jim Drake Teresa O'Neill January 30, 1986 185728
16 51 "Leon, We Hardly Knew Ye" John Larroquette Bob Stevens February 6, 1986 185729
17 52 "The Mugger" Jim Drake Robert Perlow & Gene Braunstein February 20, 1986 185726
18 53 "Could This Be Magic?" Jim Drake Lisa A. Bannick & Jack Carrerow February 27, 1986 185725
19 54 "Monkey Business" Jeff Melman Nat Maudlin March 6, 1986 185721
20 55 "Flo's Retirement" Tim Steele Nat Maudlin March 13, 1986 185730
21 56 "Hurricane (Part 1)" Jeff Melman Reinhold Weege May 1, 1986 185731
22 57 "Hurricane (Part 2)" Jeff Melman Reinhold Weege May 8, 1986 185732

Season 4 (1986-87) Edit

Main article: Season 4 episodes 

No. in season No. in series Title Director(s) Writer(s) Original air date Prod. code
1 58 "The Next Voice You Hear..." Jeff Melman Reinhold Weege October 2, 1986 185931
2 59 "Giving Thanks" Jeff Melman Teresa O'Neill October 9, 1986 185935
3 60 "Author, Author" Jeff Melman Dennis Koenig October 16, 1986 185933
4 61 "Halloween II: The Return of Leon" Tim Steele Linwood Boomer October 30, 1986 185934
5 62 "Dan's Operation (Part 1)" Jeff Melman Bob Stevens November 6, 1986 185936
6 63 "Dan's Operation (Part 2)" Jeff Melman Bob Stevens November 13, 1986 185937
7 64 "The New Judge" Jeff Melman Linwood Boomer November 20, 1986 185939
8 65 "Contempt of Courting" Jeff Melman Tom Straw November 27, 1986 185938
9 66 "Earthquake" Jeff Melman Dennis Koenig December 4, 1986 185940
10 67 "Prince of a Guy" Tim Steele Tom Reeder December 11, 1986 185941
11 68 "New Year's Leave" John Larroquette Tom Straw December 18, 1986 185942
12 69 "Murder" Jeff Melman Reinhold Weege January 8, 1987 185943
13 70 "Baby Talk" Jeff Melman Tom Reeder January 15, 1987 185932
14 71 "The Modest Proposal" Jeff Melman Howard Ostroff January 29, 1987 185944
15 72 "A Day in the Life" Thomas Klein Nat Mauldin,

Teresa O'Neill, Bob Stevens

February 5, 1987 185945
16 73 "Rabid" Jim Drake Dennis Koenig February 12, 1987 185946
17 74 "Christine's Friend" Jim Drake Bob Stevens February 19, 1987 185947
18 75 "Caught Red Handed" Howard Ritter and Harry Anderson Harry Anderson February 26, 1987 185948
19 76 "Paternity" Jim Drake Teresa O'Neill March 18, 1987 185950
20 77 "Here's to You, Mrs. Robinson" Jim Drake Tom Reeder March 25, 1987 185949
21 78 "Her Honor (Part 1)" Jeff Melman Linwood Boomer April 29, 1987 185951
22 79 "Her Honor (Part 2)" Jeff Melman Craig Porter,

Linwood Boomer

May 6, 1987 185952

Season 5 (1987-88) Edit

Main article: Season 5 episodes

No. in season No. in series Title Director Writer(s) Original air date Production code
1 80 "Her Honor (Part 3)" Jeff Melman Linwood Boomer September 17, 1987 186201
2 81 "Her Honor (Part 4)" Jeff Melman Linwood Boomer September 24, 1987 186203
3 82 "Death of a Bailiff" Jeff Melman Bob Underwood October 15, 1987 186202
4 83 "Ladies Night" Jeff Melman Paul J. Raley October 22, 1987 186207
5 84 "Safe" Tim Steele Tom Reeder October 29, 1987 186206
6 85 "Mac's Dilemma" Jeff Melman Gary Murphy and Larry Strawther November 12, 1987 186205
7 86 "Who Was That Mashed Man?" Jeff Melman Tom Straw (teleplay)
Tom Straw & R.J. Colleary (story)
November 19, 1987 186211
8 87 "No Hard Feelings" Jeff Melman Tom Straw November 29, 1987 186204
9 88 "Constitution (Part 1)" Jeff Melman Rich Reinhart December 3, 1987 186209
10 89 "Constitution (Part 2)" Jeff Melman Rich Reinhart December 10, 1987 186210
11 90 "Let It Snow" Jeff Melman Tom Reeder December 17, 1987 186213
12 91 "Dan, the Walking Time Bomb" Tim Steele Gary Murphy & Larry Strawther January 7, 1988 186212
13 92 "Hit the Road, Jack" Jeff Melman Dennis Koenig January 14, 1988 186208
14 93 "I'm OK, You're Catatonic/Schizophrenic" Jeff Melman Reinhold Weege January 21, 1988 186215
15 94 "Chrizzi's Honor" Jeff Melman James Gates February 11, 1988 186216
16 95 "Another Day in the Life" Jeff Melman Gary Murphy & Larry Strawther February 18, 1988 186217
17 96 "Heart of Stone" Tim Steele Bob Underwood February 25, 1988 186214
18 97 "Russkie Business" Jeff Melman Tom Reeder March 25, 1988 186221
19 98 "Jung and the Restless" Tim Steele Tom Straw April 1, 1988 186220
20 99 "Top Judge" Jeff Melman Dennis Koenig April 8, 1988 186219
21 100 "Mac's Millions" Tim Steele Linwood Boomer May 5, 1988 186218
22 101 "Danny Got His Gun (Part 1)" Jeff Melman Gary Murphy & Larry Strawther May 12, 1988 186222

Season 6 (1988-89) Edit

Main article: Season 6 episodes

Ep. No. Title Director(s) Writer(s) Original air date Production code
1 103 "Danny Got His Gun (Part 2)" Jeff Melman Gary Murphy, Larry Strawther, & Dodie Warren October 26, 1988 186461
2 104 '"Danny Got His Gun (Part 3)" Jeff Melman Gary Murphy & Larry Strawther October 26, 1988 186462
3 105 "Fire" Jeff Melman Bob Underwood November 2, 1988 186463
4 106 "Harry and the Tramp" Jeff Melman Nancy Steen & Neil Thompson November 9, 1988 186464
5 107 "Educating Rhoda" Jeff Melman Harold Kimmel November 16, 1988 186465
6 108 "The Last Temptation of Mac" Jeff Melman Tom Reeder November 23, 1988 186466
7 109 "The Law Club" Tim Steele Alison Rosenfeld-Desmarais November 30, 1988 186467
8 110 "Night Court of the Living Dead" Tim Steele Paul J. Raley December 14, 1988 186468
9 111 '"The Night Court Before Christmas" Tim Steele Bob Underwood December 21, 1988 186469
10 112 "Mental Giant" Jeff Melman Tom Reeder January 11, 1989 186470
11 113 "Rock-a-Bye Baby" Jeff Melman Neil Thompson & Nancy Steen January 18, 1989 186473
12 114 "Clip Show (Part 1)" Jeff Melman Larry Strawther & Gary Murphy January 25, 1989 186471
13 115 "Clip Show (Part 2)" Jeff Melman Larry Strawther, Gary Murphy & Tim Steele January 25, 1989 186472
14 116 "The Trouble is Not in Your Set" Jeff Melman Mike Imfeld February 1, 1989 186474
15 117 "The Game Show" Jeff Melman Bob Underwood February 15, 1989 186475
16 118 "This Old Man" Jeff Melman Nancy Steen & Neil Thompson March 1, 1989 186476
17 119 "Strange Bedfellows" Jeff Melman Tom Reeder March 8, 1989 186477
18 120 "From Snoop to Nuts (Part 1)" Jeff Melman Harry Anderson March 15, 1989 186478
19 121 "From Snoop to Nuts (Part 2)" Jeff Melman Larry Strawther, Harry Anderson, & Gary Murphy March 22, 1989 186479
20 122 "Pen Pal" Jeff Melman Bob Underwood April 12, 1989 186480
21 123 "Not My Type" Tim Steele James Gates April 26, 1989 186481
22 124 "Yet Another Day in the Life" Jeff Melman Nancy Steen & Neil Thompson May 3, 1989 186482

Season 7 (1989-90) Edit

Main article: Season 7 episodes

Ep. No. Title Director(s) Writer(s) Original air date Production code
1 125 "Life with Buddy" Jim Drake Bob Underwood September 27, 1989 186331
2 126 "If I Were a Rich Man" Jim Drake Gary Murphy & Larry Strawther October 11, 1989 186333
3 127 "The Cop and the Lady" Jim Drake Nancy Steen & Neil Thompson October 18, 1989 186332
4 128 "Come Back to the Five and Dime, Stephen King, Stephen King" Tim Steele Fred Rubin October 25, 1989 186334
5 129 "Blue Suede Bull" Jim Drake Bill Bryan November 1, 1989 186335
6 130 "For Love or Money" Jim Drake Nancy Steen & Neil Thompson November 8, 1989 186336
7 131 "Auntie Maim" Jim Drake Bob Underwood November 15, 1989 186338
8 132 "Attack of the Mac Snacks" Jim Drake Harry Anderson & Turk Pipkin November 22, 1989 186337
9 133 "Branded (Part 1)" Jim Drake Bill Bryan November 29, 1989 186341
10 134 "Branded (Part 2)" Jim Drake Bill Bryan December 6, 1989 186342
11 135 "Passion Plundered" Jim Drake Gail Rock December 20, 1989 186343
12 136 "Amore or Less" Jim Drake Fred Rubin January 3, 1990 186339
13 137 "Razing Bull" Jim Drake Fred Rubin January 17, 1990 186344
14 138 "Futureman" Tim Steele Leonard Mlodinow & Scott Rubenstein January 24, 1990 186340
15 139 "Wedding Bell Blues (Part 1)" Jim Drake Gary Murphy & Larry Strawther February 7, 1990 186346
16 140 "Wedding Bell Blues (Part 2)" Jim Drake Gary Murphy & Larry Strawther February 14, 1990 186347
17 141 "The Talk Show" Jim Drake Nancy Steen & Neil Thompson February 21, 1990 186345
18 142 "Melvin and Harold" Jim Drake Bob Underwood February 28, 1990 186348
19 143 "The Glasnost Menagerie" Tim Steele Fred Rubin March 7, 1990 186349
20 144 "I Said Dance!" Jim Drake Bill Bryan March 14, 1990 186350
21 145 "My Three Dads" Charles Robinson & Howard Ritter Nancy Steen & Neil Thompson March 28, 1990 186351
22 146 "Still Another Day in the Life" Tim Steele Bob Underwood April 4, 1990 186352
23 147 "A Closer Look" Howard Ritter & Harry Anderson Bill Bryan, Fred Rubin & Bob Underwood April 11, 1990 186353
24 148 "The Blues of the Birth" Tim Steele Gary Murphy & Larry Strawther May 2, 1990 186354

Season 8 (1990-91) Edit

Main article: Season 8 episodes

No. in season No. in series Title Director(s) Writer(s) Original air date Production code
1 149 "A Family Affair (Part 1)" Jim Drake  Chris Cluess & Stu Kreisman September 28, 1990 186931
2 150 "A Family Affair (Part 2)" Jim Drake Chris Cluess & Stu Kreisman October 5, 1990 186932
3 151 "When Harry Met Margaret" Jim Drake Benjy Compson October 12, 1990 186933
4 152 "Can't Buy Me Love" Jim Drake Elaine Aronson October 19, 1990 186934
5 153 "Death Takes a Halloween" Jim Drake Harry Anderson October 26, 1990 186936
6 154 "Crossroads (Part 1)" Jim Drake Bob Underwood November 2, 1990 186937
7 155 "Crossroads (Part 2)" Jim Drake Bob Underwood November 2, 1990 186938
8 156 "Day Court" Jim Drake Kevin Kelton November 9, 1990 186935
9 157 "A Night Court at the Opera" Jim Drake Jim Pond & Bill Fuller November 16, 1990 186940
10 158 "Nobody Says Rat Fink Anymore" Hoard Ritter Fred Rubin November 23, 1990 186939
11 159 "Jail Bait" Christine Ballard Nancylee Myatt December 7, 1990 186941
12 160 "It's Just a Joke" Howard Ritter Lee Maddux December 14, 1990 186942
13 161 "Bringing Down Baby" Charles Robinson & Howard Ritter Elaine Aronson January 4, 1991 186943
14 162 "Presumed Insolvent" Jim Drake Kevin Kelton January 23, 1991 186944
15 163 "Mama Was a Rollin' Stone" Jim Drake Jim Pond & Bill Fuller January 30, 1991 186945
16 164 "Attachments Included" Jim Drake Fred Rubin February 6, 1991 186946
17 165 "Alone Again, Naturally" Tim Steele Alison Rosenfeld-Desmarais February 13, 1991 186947
18 166 "Hey Harry, F'Crying Out Loud — It is a Wonderful Life... Sorta" Jim Drake Chris Cluess & Stu Kreisman February 27, 1991 186948
19 167 "To Sleep, No More" Jim Drake Bob Underwood, Tom Abraham & Mike Underwood March 6, 1991 186947
20 168 "With a Little Help From My Friends" Kevin Sullivan Nancylee Myatt March 13, 1991 186949
21 169 "Mac Takes a Vocation" Jim Drake Fred Rubin March 20, 1991 186950
22 170 "Harry's Fifteen Minutes" Jim Drake Jim Pond & Bill Fuller April 3, 1991 186951
23 171 "Where There's a Will, There's a Tony (Part 1)" Jim Drake Elaine Aronson May 1, 1991 186952
24 172 "Where There's a Will, There's a Tony (Part 2)" Jim Drake Kevin Kelton May 8, 1991 186953

Season 9 (1991-92) Edit

Main article: Season 9 episodes

No. in Season No. in Series Title Director Writer(s) Original air date Prod. code
1 173 "A Guy Named Phantom (Part 1)" Jim Drake Chris Cluess & Stu Kreisman September 18, 1991 187231
2 174 "A Guy Named Phantom (Part 2)" Jim Drake Chris Cluess & Stu Kreisman September 25, 1991 187232
3 175 "My Life as a Dog Lawyer" Jim Drake Nancylee Myatt October 2, 1991 187233
4 176 "Puppy Love" Jim Drake Kevin Kelton October 9, 1991 187234
5 177 "Pop Goes the Question" Jim Drake Elaine Aronson October 16, 1991 187235
6 178 "Guess Who's Listening to Dinner?" Jim Drake Jim Pond & Bill Fuller October 30, 1991 187237
7 179 "Looking for Mr. Shannon" Jim Drake Vince Cheung & Ben Montanio November 6, 1991 187238
8 180 "Teacher's Pet" Jim Drake Alison Rosenfeld-Desmarais November 13, 1991 187239
9 181 "The System Works" Jim Drake Lee Maddux November 17, 1991 187236
10 182 "Get Me to the Roof on Time" Jim Drake Jim Pond, Bill Fuller, & Rocky Danielson November 20, 1991 187240
11 183 "Santa on the Lam" Howard Ritter Lee Maddux December 11, 1991 187242
12 184 "Shave and a Haircut" Tim Steele Kevin Kelton January 8, 1992 187243
13 185 "A New York Story" Jim Drake Fred Graver January 15, 1992 187244
14 186 "Undressed For Success" Jim Drake Mike Imfeld January 22, 1992 187241
15 187 "Poker? I Hardly Know Her" Jim Drake Nancylee Myatt February 5, 1992 187245
16 188 "Party Girl (Part 1)" Kevin Sullivan Elaine Aronson February 12, 1992 187246
17 189 "Party Girl (Part 2)" Jim Drake Alison Rosenfeld-Desmarais February 12, 1992 187247
18 190 "To Sir With... Ah, What the Heck... Love" Jim Drake Jim Pond & Bill Fuller February 26, 1992 187249
19 191 "P.S. Do I Know You?" Jim Drake Nancylee Myatt & Karen Heckler March 4, 1992 187250
20 192 "Opportunity Knock Knocks (Part 1)" Jim Drake Elaine Aronson May 13, 1992 187251
21 193 "Opportunity Knock Knocks (Part 2)" Jim Drake Nancylee Myatt May 13, 1992 187252
22 194 "The 1992 Boat Show" Charles Robinson Vince Cheung & Ben Montanio May 31, 1992 187248

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