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"Harry on Trial"
Season 2, Episode 7
#20 in series (193 episodes)
Series: Night Court
Network/Country: NBC-TV / United States
Air date November 8, 1984
Production code 185609
Written by: Stu Kreisman & Chris Cluess
Directed by: Jeff Melman
Guest stars: Ray Walston
Jason Bernard
Vincent Schiavelli
 Biff Yeager 
Dorothy Andrews 
Rita Taggart
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Harry on Trial was the seventh episode of Season 2 of Night Court, also the 20th overall series episode. Written by Chris Cluess and Stu Kriesman, the episode was directed by Jeff Melman. The episode, which aired on NBC-TV, first aired on November 15, 1984. 

"Harry on Trial"
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Harry is called before a disciplinary board for his unorthodox courtroom behavior.


Harry's professional nemesis, Judge Willard (Jason Bernard), has him tried before the Judicial Review Board on charges of unprofessional behavior.

Plot Summary

Thanks to the machinations of his nemesis Judge Willard (Jason Bernard), Harry (Harry Anderson) is summoned before a judicial review board. Led by the decidedly off-base Judge Landis (Ray Walton) the board must decide if Harry's bizarre and flippant courtroom behavior constitutes sufficient grounds for dismissal. Episode highlights include the G. Gordon Liddy-ish character testimony provided by overzealous Night Court bailiff Bull (Richard Moll).

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