"Guess Who's Listening to Dinner?"
Season 9, Episode 6
#177 in series (193 episodes)
Series: Night Court
Network/Country: NBC-TV / United States
Air date October 30, 1991
Production code 187237
Written by: Jim Pond & Bill Fuller
Directed by: Jim Drake
Guest stars: Tino Insana
Tony Jay
Teresa Parente
Andrew Hill Newman
Vera Lockwood
Dorothy Andrews
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Guess Who's Listening to Dinner? was the sixth episode Season 9 of Night Court; it was also the 177th episode in the series. Written by Jim Pond and Bill Fuller, the episode, which was directed by Jim Drake, originally aired on NBC-TV, October 30, 1991.

"Guess Who's Listening to Dinner?"
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Dan tries to break up with the daughter of a crime boss, who insists Dan reconsider over dinner — and that he bring along Christine.

  • Note: This is the only episode that Harry Anderson does not appear in.

Plot Summary

Dan wants to break up with the daughter of an underworld kingpin.

Did You Know?


  • This is the only episode that series star Harry Anderson did not appear in. His absence is explained as food poisoning.
  • The title is based on the movie Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967).


  • Number One with a Bullet (1987 film) - "Guess again, now he's Number One. With a bullet!"

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