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'Night Court' Quiz
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When the sun sets, lawyers and judges go a little crazy. How much do know about the hit TV show 'Night Court'?

What was Judge Harry's last name?

  • Manley
  • Stone
  • Hart

"Night Court" is set in which American city?

  • New York City
  • Chicago
  • Philadelphia

Which "Star Trek" actor appeared on several episodes of the show?

  • Michael Dorn
  • Brent Spiner
  • Jonathan Frakes

Many of the show's hookers (and their pimps) are named after what?

  • one writer's friends
  • "Sesame Street" characters
  • Shakespeare characters

In what year did the show first air?

  • 1989
  • 1982
  • 1984

On the show, Judge Stone is said to have made history how?

  • He sentenced more people in one night than anyone else.
  • He was the first felon to serve as a judge.
  • He was the youngest judge in New York state history.

Why was Stone selected by the state to be a judge even though he was only 34 years old at the time?

  • He was friends with another judge.
  • He happened to be home when they called.
  • He graduated at the top of his law school class.

Writer Reinhold Weege created "Night Court." What other popular show did he help to create?

  • "Family Ties"
  • "MacGyver"
  • "Barney Miller"

How many total episodes were aired?

  • 193
  • 171
  • 142

On which television network did the show air?

  • ABC
  • CBS
  • NBC

Which cable channel was first home to the show after its run on broadcast syndication?

  • Comedy Central
  • A&E
  • Lifetime

Harry Anderson was a comedian but also had what other notable skill?

  • inventor
  • electrician
  • magician

Why was the chain-smoking bailiff named Selma replaced following Season 2?

  • She abruptly quit.
  • She died of cancer.
  • She lost her voice.

Why did Marsha Warfield say she was anxious about replacing the two women who had died during the show's run?

  • She was a little worried about dying, too.
  • She had been friends with both women.
  • She believed the show might be cursed.

What is Bull Shannon's IQ?

  • 99
  • 181
  • 85

The character Dan Fielding was played by which actor?

  • Richard Moll
  • John Larroquette
  • Jack Elliott

Christine Sullivan was played by which actress?

  • Paula Kelley
  • Marsha Warfield
  • Markie Post

Why did Richard Moll show up to his audition with his head shaved?

  • He thought it was the best look for the role.
  • He was very ill.
  • He was working on a sci-fi movie.

Why did John Larroquette ask to be removed from a list of Emmy contenders, after he'd already won four in a row?

  • He wanted to give someone else a chance to win.
  • He wanted to be able to do other work.
  • He was tired of giving acceptance speeches.

A picture of which person is always found hanging in Harry's office?

  • Marilyn Monroe
  • Ava Gardner
  • Jean Harlow

Why didn't Robert Klein take the role of Judge Stone?

  • He hated the producer.
  • salary disagreement
  • creative differences

Which "Seinfeld" actor made an appearance on "Night Court"?

  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus
  • Michael Richards
  • Jerry Seinfeld

The show's creators first saw Harry Anderson on which program?

  • "Saturday Night Live"
  • "M.A.S.H."
  • "Airwolf"

How old was Harry Anderson when he took the role of a 34-year-old judge?

  • 29
  • 31
  • 38

How tall was Richard Moll, who played the bailiff named Bull?

  • 6 feet 4 inches
  • 6 feet 8 inches
  • 6 feet 10 inches

True or false: By the end of its run, "Night Court" began addressing more serious social issues under the veil of comedy.

  • true
  • false

What was Bull's real first name?

  • Aristotle
  • Socrates
  • Confucius

Originally, at the end of Season 8, what was supposed to happen to Dan?

  • He became a priest.
  • He became an adult film actor.
  • He was fired.

What happened to Markie Post at the beginning of Season 7?

  • She realized she was pregnant.
  • She developed cancer.
  • She was in a horrible car accident.

What was Carla Bouvier's profession?

  • prostitute
  • drug dealer
  • lawyer