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Night Court (TV Series)

Night Court (TV Series)
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Original title
Night Court (TV Series)
Year
1984
Running Time
20 min.
Country
 United States
Director
Reinhold Weege, Jeff Melman, Jim Drake, Tim Steele, Alan Bergmann, Howard Ritter, Jay Sandrich, Charles Robinson, Gary Shimokawa, Asaad Kelada, John Larroquette, Harry Anderson, Kevin Charles Sullivan
Screenwriter
Reinhold Weege, Tom Reeder, Bob Underwood, Bob Stevens, Gary Murphy, Larry Strawther, Chris Cluess, Stu Kreisman, Nat Mauldin, Nancy Steen, Neil Thompson, Fred Rubin, Teresa O'Neill, Linwood Boomer, Elaine Aronson, Bill Fuller, Nancylee Myatt, Jim Pond, Dennis Koenig, Tom Straw, Harry Anderson, Kevin Kelton, Bill Bryan, Howard Ostroff, Ron Osborn, Jeff Reno, Alison Rosenfeld Desmarais
Music
Jack Elliott
Cinematography
Charles L. Barbee, George Spiro Dibie, Robert Berry, Héctor R. Figueroa
Cast
Harry Anderson, Ellen Foley, John Larroquette, Richard Moll, Selma Diamond, Mike Finneran, Markie Post, Charles Robinson, Dorothy Andrews, Karen Austin, Marsha Warfield, Charlotte Portney, Joleen Lutz, Florence Halop, Denice Kumagai, William Utay, John Astin, Paula Kelly, Ray Abruzzo, Judy Landers, Tom Williams, Kelly Hu
Production Co.
Broadcast by NBC Network; Starry Night Productions / Warner Bros. Television
Genre
TV Series. Comedy | Sitcom. Courtroom Drama
Synopsis / Plot
TV Series (1984-1992). 9 Seasons. 193 Episodes. "Night Court" centers around Manhattan Criminal Court Part II, presided over by Judge Harold T. "Harry" Stone (Harry Anderson). Judge Stone is not your typical magistrate. At 33 years old, he was the youngest judge appointed to the court. Unlike other judges, Harry's office is decorated with all sorts of strange artifacts. His shelves are decorated with gag items, a stuffed armadillo, magic props, and photos of his idol, the now-late jazz singer Mel Tormé. Harry has a penchant for magic tricks and bad jokes, and his unorthodox style follows him to the bench. Harry is joined by Dan Fielding (John Larroquette), the prosecuting attorney with an amazing conviction record and a sex life to match; Bull Shannon (Richard Moll), the 6' 8", bald bailiff who isn't the brightest light bulb in the box of candles; Selma Hacker (Selma Diamond), the short, elderly, raspy-voiced bailiff with a dry sense of humor; Lana Wagner (Karen Austin), the court clerk with a secret crush on Harry; and Liz Williams (Paula Kelly), the defense attorney.
Awards
1992: Emmy: 2 nominations for Best Technical Direction y Lighting Direction.
1991: Emmy: 1 nomination for Best Lighting Direction.
1990: Emmy: 1 nomination for Best Technical Direction.
1989: Emmy: 2 Awards: Technical Direction, Sound Mixing. 3 nominations.
1988: Emmy: 1 Award: Sup. Actor (Larroquette). 3 nom., incl. Best Comedy Series.
1987: Golden Globe: 1 nomination for Sup. Actor (Larroquette).
1987: Emmy: 2 Awards: Sup. Actor (Larroquette), Editing. 7 nom., incl. Best Com. Series.
1986: Emmy: 1 Award: Sup. Actor (Larroquette). 5 nominations.
1985: Emmy: 1 Award: Sup. Actor (Larroquette). 7 nom., including Best Comedy.
1984: Golden Globe: 1 nomination for Best Sup. Actress (Diamond).
1984: Emmy: 3 nom. for Best costumer, Lighting Direction, Sup. Actress (Kelly).
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