"Her Honor (Part 4)"
Season 5, Episode 1
#80 in series (193 episodes)
Series: Night Court
Network/Country: NBC-TV / United States
Air date September 24, 1987
Production code 186203
Written by: Linwood Boomer
Directed by: Jeff Melman
Guest stars: Richard Frank
Alan Oppenheimer
Kenneth Tigar
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Her Honor (Part 4) was second episode of Season 5 of Night Court, also the 80th overall series episode. Written by Linwood Boomer, and directed by Jeff Melman, the episode, which premiered on NBC-TV, first aired on September 24, 1987. 

"Her Honor (Part 4)"
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While preparing to attempt his outrageous stunt, Harry talks to and saves the life of a suicidal man.


As part of his grand going-out prank, Harry prepares to hang-glide from the Brooklyn Bridge to the Statue of Liberty, when he gets side-tracked when he meets Gus Melman (Kenneth Tigar), a frustrated inventor, who's about to commit suicide by jumping. Back at the courthouse, Dan has to masquerade as Harry for his swearing-in ceremony.

Plot Summary

While attempting to perform his stunt on the Brooklyn Bridge, Harry (Harry Anderson) is confronted by a man who intends to commit suicide. With Richard Frank and Kenneth Tigar.

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[Gary Fenton awakens after being knocked out. The first thing he sees is Bull's face, closely observing him]

  • Bull: [creepy voice] We've been waiting for you, Mr. Fenton.

[Fenton cries out and faints. Bull looks up, puzzled]

  • Bull: [normal voice] Boy, he looks like he just saw a ghost.

  • Roz: Come back in here, Dan.
  • Dan: No!

[Dan is shown hiding on the sill of the window outside Harry's office]

  • Bull: Dan, are you going to make me do this the hard way?
  • Dan: Yes!
  • Bull: Gooooooood.

[seizes Dan by his belt and hauls him inside]

  • Judge Crockett: Raise your right hand.

[Mac grabs Harry's right hand and holds it up; Christine grabs his left and slaps it down on the Bible]

  • ]]]Judge Crockett: [raising his right hand] You planning to shoot anyone?
  • Judge Stone: No...
  • Judge Crockett: Fine, you're a judge again, good night!

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