"Bringing Down Baby"
Season 8, Episode 13
#160 in series (193 episodes)
Series: Night Court
Network/Country: NBC-TV / United States
Air date January 4, 1991
Production code 186943
Written by: Elaine Aronson
Directed by: Charles Robinson & Howard Ritter
Guest stars: S. Marc Jordan
Joleen Lutz
Billy Cohen
Hal Williams
Katie Layman
Barbara Brownell
Jeri Gaile
Dorothy Andrews
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Bringing Down Baby was the 13th episode of Season 8 of Night Court, the 160th overall episode in the series. Written by Elaine Aronson, the episode, directed by Charles Robinson and Howard Ritter, originallly aired on NBC-TV on December 14, 1990.

"Bringing Down Baby"
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Roz loses yet another battle with courtesy and tact when she tells off the mother of an obnoxious child star shooting a TV pilot in the courtroom.


Roz goes after the mother of an obnoxious TV brat that is shooting a TV series pilot in the building.

Did You Know?


  • The title is based on the movie Bringing Up Baby (1938).


  • In the hall, when Dan suggests Harry "can sleep with an evangelist", Dan hands Harry a newspaper with pictures facing away from Harry. In the next shot, the pictures are facing toward Harry.


  • Bringing Up Baby (1938 film) - title reference
  • Richard III (1955 film) - Title reference
  • Wild Strawberries (1957 film) - The movie is mentioned by name
  • The Omen (1976 film) - Roz makes a reference to the character Damien - "Yeah, well, this kid has four 6's on his head."
  • The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984 film) - The movie is mentioned by name

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