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.
Last Episode09x22 The 1992 Boat Show Aired: May. 31, 1992
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Series Fun Facts
- Robert Klein was offered the role of Harry Stone but the salary negotiations fell through.
- According to series creator Reinhold Weege on the Season 1 DVD Commentary, Harry Stone's appointment to the bench is based loosely on a true incident in Los Angeles. According to Weege, The…
[show]According to series creator Reinhold Weege on the Season 1 DVD Commentary, Harry Stone's appointment to the bench is based loosely on a true incident in Los Angeles. According to Weege, The mayor, in an effort to hurt his replacement (a bitter political rival), filled up the last remaining judicial posts with under-qualified candidates. Harry Stone is appointed to the bench despite having barely enough experience in practicing law.
- Before Harry Anderson was ever cast, the character of the judge was written as a guy named Harry, who loved magic, and worshipped Mel Tormé.
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