Night Court News

Night Court Season 1 Episode 15 Review: The Honorable Dan Fielding

Night Court Review: Bye, You!

On Night Court Season 1 Episode 15, Dan makes a choice that shatters Abby's hopes, Rand feels left out, and Gurgs moves forward. We review if the situation calls for comedy.
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Night Court Season 1 Episode 14 Review: When Abby Met Gabby

Night Court Review: How to Crush a Crush

On Night Court Season 1 Episode 14, meeting Neil's old crush makes Abby question her relationship with Rand. Dan needs protection from a protector. We review the madness!
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Night Court Season 1 Episode 12 Review: DA Club

Night Court Review: She Does It Her Way

On Night Court Season 1 Episode 12, Abby's meeting with DA DeWitt at an old boy Manhattan lawyers’ club attracts the team's attention & presence. We review the shenanigans!
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Night Court Season 1 Episode 11 Review: Ready or Knot

Night Court Review: So. Many. Strippers.

On Night Court Season 1 Episode 11, an avalanche of cases from the Wedding Expo presents a chance for Abby to get her wedding planning done. We review the shenanigans!
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Night Court Season 1 Episode 10 Review: Marathon-Thon-Thon-Thon-Thon

Night Court Review: Beast Mode

On Night Court Season 1 Episode 10, Abby takes her fiancé's advice to win Olivia's friendship. Dan has an emotional attachment to a bench. We review the change in the air.
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Night Court Season 1 Episode 9 Review: Two Peas in a Pod

Night Court Review: Pass-The-Dish

On Night Court Season 1 Episode 9, everyone's got a secret when a podcaster accepts Abby's offer to feature the court. Our review questions if Skaneateles is a real place.
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Night Court Season 1 Episode 7 Review: Train Court

Night Court Review: Pageantry!

On Night Court Season 1 Episode 7, Tara Lipinski & Johnny Weir give the play-by-play as Gurgs & Dan do battle in Abby's absence. We review their gold medal efforts.
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Night Court Details

From NBC:

Abby always sees the best in people and her passion for justice is undeniable. In her quest to bring order and dignity to the court and reign in its colorful crew of oddballs, she enlists former night court district attorney Dan Fielding to serve as the court’s public defender.

Still exceedingly self-confident, Fielding must adjust to a new boss and a new job – defending the downtrodden. And, beneath his arrogant demeanor, there is an empathetic side to Fielding that Abby is determined to unearth.

They both must contend with Olivia, the court’s officious assistant district attorney. Driven and ambitious, she views the night court as a steppingstone on her way to bigger things. Neil is the court’s neurotic clerk who loved that his job came with low expectations.

That is until a new idealistic judge showed up looking to push him out of his comfort zone. Rounding out the staff is Donna “Gurgs” Gurganous, the night court’s sharp-witted bailiff. Gurgs takes her job very seriously and is fiercely protective of her night court colleagues.

From executive producer and writer Dan Rubin (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”), “Night Court” is based on the original hit series that ran for nine seasons on NBC. Melissa Rauch and Winston Rauch executive produce through their After January Productions.

Mona Garcea oversees for After January Productions and John Larroquette serves as a producer. “Night Court” is produced by Rauch’s After January Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television and Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group.

Network:
NBC
Number of Episodes
17
Start Date
Seasons:

Night Court Quotes

Olivia: This is clearly fraud.
Abby: Well, it’s only fraud if she’s not psychic.
Olivia: Hold on. You want her to prove she’s psychic?
Neil: Yeah, I don’t know if we have time…
Abby: Well, you know what they say – there’s always time for CPLR 40.11 which allows judges broad discretion to regulate the conduct of the trial and of setting a proper decorum. Also, they gave me this fancy wooden hammer, so I kinda get to do what I want.

Abby: Oh no, Arlo forgot his nose ring.
Gurgs: That wasn’t in his nose.
Abby: Dad never mentioned that in his stories.
Gurgs: Welcome to Night Court!