"Harry's Fifteen Minutes"
Season 8, Episode 22
#169 in series (193 episodes)
Series: Night Court
Network/Country: NBC-TV / United States
Air date April 3, 1991
Production code 186951
Written by: Jim Pond & Bill Fuller
Directed by: Jim Drake
Guest stars: S. Marc Jordan
Joleen Lutz
Rod McCary
Valorie Armstrong
Tommy Hinkley
Mike Finneran
Joel Swetow
Stevie Sterling
Dorothy Andrews
Warren Sweeney
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Harry's Fifteen Minutes was the 22nd episode of Season 8 of Night Court, the 169th overall episode in the series. Written by Jim Pond and Bill Fuller, the episode, directed by Jim Drake, originally aired on NBC-TV on April 3, 1991.

"Harry's Fifteen Minutes"
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After being placed on a list of interesting New York City men, conceited Harry lies to get out of a date with Christine.


Harry lets an article naming him one of New York's 10 most interesting men go to his head, and he disappoints Christine by fibbing to get out of a date. Dan tries to live up to his responsibilities as head of the Phil Foundation.

Did You Know?


The title refers to 15 minutes of fame an expression coined by the American artist Andy Warhol meaning that everyone will be famous for that short span of time.


  • The Wizard of Oz (1939 film) - "Hookers, flashers, and thugs." "Oh, my."
  • Sesame Street (TV series) - Big Bird is mentioned
  • The Iceman Cometh (1973 film) - "The Stone man speaketh."
  • The Smurfs (1981o's animated TV series) - Title reference

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