"Hurricane (Part 1)"
Season 3, Episode 21
#56 in series (193 episodes)
3x21 - The Hurricane - Part 1
Series: Night Court
Network/Country: NBC-TV / United States
Air date May 1, 1986
Production code 185731
Written by: Reinhold Weege
Directed by: Tim Steele
Guest stars: Pam Grier
James Widdoes
John Scott Clough
Brent Spiner
Annie O'Donnell
Rebecca York
Alix Elias
Mike Finneran
John Dullaghan
Marcia del Mar
Carlos Lacamara
Dick Butkus
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Hurricane (Part 1) was the 21st episode of Season 3 of Night Court, also the 56th overall series episode. Written by series creator Reinhold Weege, and directed by Tim Steele, the episode, which aired on NBC-TV, first aired on May 1, 1986. 

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The courtroom becomes a delivery room when Hurricane Mel traps four pregnant women. Part 1 of two-part story arc.


Hurricane Mel hits New York, trapping the staff inside the courthouse with four women in labor.

Plot Summary

In the first episode of a two-part story, New York City battens down in preparation for the arrival of Hurricane Mel. Several people end up being trapped in Harry's courtroom, with no supplies or utilities. Among those huddled together are four very pregnant defendants--not to mention those inimitable indigents, the Wheeler family from West Virginia! Former blaxploitation-film diva Pam Grier plays one of the moms-to-be, while future Star Trek: The Next Generation costar Brent Spiner repeats his role as Bob Wheeler.

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