Night Court: Season 5

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Sep 17
1987

Her Honor (3)

Christine nervously takes the bench as Dan and Mac try to cover for the newly reinstated Harry, who’s planning the greatest gag of all time.

2 Sep 24
1987

Her Honor (4)

While preparing to attempt his outrageous stunt, Harry talks to and saves the life of a suicidal man.

3 Oct 15
1987

Death of a Bailiff

Bull decides to give away all his worldly goods after hearing God’s voice when he’s struck by lightning on the roof of the courthouse.

4 Oct 22
1987

Ladies Night

Christine and Roz visit a male strip joint to do some female bonding, but Harry and the guys show up just as the show gets going.

5 Oct 29
1987

Safe

Harry traps himself inside a safe while practicing a magic trick and Dan is pursued by a little devil who seems to know all about him.

6 Nov 12
1987

Mac's Dilemma

An old friend asks Mac to lose his court records and a Japanese man about to be honored by the governor dies while in custody.

7 Nov 19
1987

Who Was That Mashed Man?

Dan’s sadistic boss asks him to look out for his very attractive niece while Harry tries to prevent a TV hero of yesteryear from killing himself.

8 Nov 26
1987

No Hard Feelings

Harry hires a blind assistant whose abrasive sense of humor put everyone on edge and Dan struggles with impotence when her meets a seductive prospective employer.

9 Dec 03
1987

Constitution (1)

Harry tries to talk sense to Roz, a recently diagnosed diabetic whose convinced her life is over, and handle a desperate man holding an original draft of the Constitution hosta…

10 Dec 10
1987

Constitution (2)

Harry tries to talk sense to Roz, a recently diagnosed diabetic whose convinced her life is over, and handle a desperate man holding an original draft of the Constitution hosta…

11 Dec 17
1987

Let It Snow

A blizzard traps everyone inside the courthouse and cancels holiday plans, including a visit from Bull’s mother, the skipper of a garbage scow.

12 Jan 07
1988

Dan, the Walking Time Bomb

Dan frantically tries to rid himself of a briefcase containing a timebomb that someone has handcuffed to his wrist while Joy demands that Bull treat her as he would a sighted w…

13 Jan 14
1988

Hit the Road, Jack

Christine’s father makes plans to retire to Florida, but winds up living with her and hanging out with Dan.

14 Jan 21
1988

I'm OK, You're Catatonic/Schizophrenic

Dan ties up Mel Torme so Harry can meet him but the judge is preoccupied with trying to keep his stepfather Buddy out of a mental hospital.

15 Feb 11
1988

Chrizzi's Honor

A very nice stranger on the run from the mob crashes Christine’s anniversary party in honor of Charles and Diana.

16 Feb 18
1988

Another Day in the Life

Panic grips the courtroom as the gang races to clear 207 cases in one session so a millionaire will donate money to save an orphanage and so Dan can win an office pool for the…

17 Feb 25
1988

Heart of Stone

An old flame of Harry’s drops by to renew their relationship but neglects to tell him she’s married.

18 Mar 25
1988

Russkie Business

Yakov returns for some help in getting a visa to return to Russia to visit his mother.

19 Apr 01
1988

Jung and the Restless

The gang joins Roz in an encounter group she’s required to attend to temper her hostile attitude at work, and they see a new side to their co-worker.

20 Apr 08
1988

Top Judge

Harry becomes uncharacteristically glum and morose after an elderly judge dies after one of Harry’s pranks, so his friends urge him to respond when a new judge lays claim…

21 May 05
1988

Mac's Millions

Mac quits after inheriting $2 million from his grandfather, leaving his friends at the mercy of the most incompetent court clerk in New York.

22 May 12
1988

Danny Got His Gun (1)

Dan flip-flops on his active duty for the Army Reserve until he learns it will be in a tropical paradise with a beautiful lady officer.

About Night Court

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.

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