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"Caught Red Handed"
Season 4, Episode 18
#75 in series (193 episodes)
Series: Night Court
Network/Country: NBC-TV / United States
Air date February 26, 1987
Production code 185948
Written by: Howard Ritter and Harry Anderson
Directed by: Harry Anderson
Guest stars: Michael Gross
Teresa Ganzel
Turk Pipkin
Dorothy Andrews (Uncredited)
Tom Williams (Uncredited)
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Caught Red Handed was the 18th episode of Season 4 of Night Court, also the 75th overall series episode. Written by Howard Ritter and cast mamber Harry Anderson, who also directed the episode, which premiered on NBC-TV, first aired on February 26, 1987. 

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Christine's new boss (Michael Gross) sexually harasses her. Meanwhile, Dan meets his match in a woman (Teresa Ganzel) who has sworn celibacy.


Christine accuses her boss of sexual harassment; Harry and Bull participate in an elaborate scheme to get proof.

Plot Summary

Michael Gross takes time off from Family Ties to essay the role of Arthur Thursby, the new boss of public defender Christine (Markie Post). Falling victim to Thursby's sexual harassment, Christine can do nothing because it's his word against hers--so Harry (Harry Anderson) and Bull (Richard Moll) arrange an elaborate sting to catch Thursby in the act. And in another development, the libidinous Dan (John Larroquette) finds himself strangely attracted to a woman (Teresa Ganzel) who has taken a vow of celibacy. This episode was written and codirected by series star Harry Anderson.

Cast (in credits order)


Guest stars/Recurring characters/cast

  • Michael Gross as Arthur Thursby
  • Teresa Ganzel as Roberta La Page
  • Turk Pipkin as Vicik Horwits
  • Dorothy Andrews as Cashier (uncredited)
  • Tom Williams as Baby V.O. (uncredited)