| Season 4, Episode 12|
#69 in Series (193 episodes)
|Network/Country:||NBC-TV / United States|
|Air date||January 8, 1987|
|Written by||Reinhold Weege|
|Directed by:||Jeff Melman|
|Guest stars:|| Florence Stanley|
Dorothy Andrews (Uncredited)
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Murder was the 12th episode of Season 4 of Night Court, also the 69th overall series episode. Written by series creator Reinhold Weege, and directed by Jeff Melman, the episode, which aired on NBC-TV, first aired on January 8, 1987.
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Harry has to deal with a woman who confesses to him that she killed her husband that morning, a detective who can't get used to working without his partner and a morose Dan who was rejected as a sperm bank donor.
A sweet elderly woman comes into the courtroom and cheerfully confesses to murdering her husband. Harry is not sure he believes her. Meanwhile, a detective who can't get used to working without his partner appears in court,and Dan is flabbergasted and embarrassed when he's rejected as a sperm bank donor.
Sweet old Mrs. Rothman (Florence Stanley) dodders into the courtroom to confess the murder of her husband. The motive, opportunity and details are clear--but Judge Harry (Harry Anderson) has trouble believing her. Elsewhere, Dan (John Larroquette) is taken aback when he is rejected as a sperm donor, and a morose detective (Bruce Kirby) spreads his depression throughout the court staff.