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"New Year's Leave"
Season 4, Episode 11
#68 in Series (193 episodes)
Series: Night Court
Network/Country: NBC-TV / United States
Air date December 18, 1986
Production code 185942
Written by Tom Straw
Directed by: John Larroquette
Guest stars: Harold Gould
Stanley Brock
Gary Grossman
Dorothy Andrews (Uncredited)
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New Year's Leave was the 11th episode of Season 4 of Night Court, also the 68th overall series episode. Written by Tom Straw, and directed by cast member John Larroquette, the episode, which aired on NBC-TV, first aired on December 18, 1986. 

"New Year's Leave"
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SynopsisEdit

Harry deals sympathetically with an escaped felon whose only wish is to spend New Year's Eve in Times Square to celebrate his 42nd wedding anniversary.

StorylineEdit

On New Year's Eve, a sweet old man brought into court on a minor charge turns out to be a convicted felon who has escaped prison to visit Times Square in memory of his wife; another man runs around the courthouse in a diaper, claiming to be the spirit of the new year.

Plot SummaryEdit

On New Year's Eve, Harry (Harry Anderson) takes pity on elderly, pajama-clad lawbreaker Walter Wise (Harold Gould), who turns out to be an escaped convict with a price on his head. Risking the wrath of the authorities, Harry does his best to allow Walter a visit to Times Square to commemorate his 42nd wedding anniversary. Meanwhile, the New Year arrives a bit early in the courtroom in the form of a grown man (Gary Grossman) wearing a diaper. Fans of The Fugitive will appreciate the character name given to guest actor Stanley Brock.



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