"Inside Harry Stone"
Season 2, Episode 9
#22 in series (193 episodes)
Series: Night Court
Network/Country: NBC-TV / United States
Air date November 29, 1984
Production code 185606
Written by: Chris Cluess & Stu Kreisman
Directed by: Jeff Melman
Guest stars: John Astin
Bill Rubenstein
Todd Susman
John O'Leary
Jeff Harlan
Marji Martin
Titos Vandis
Charlotte Portney
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Inside Harry Stone was the ninth episode of Season 2 of Night Court, also the 22nd overall series episode. Written by Chris Cluess and Stu Kreisman, the episode was directed by Jeff Melman. The episode, which aired on NBC-TV, first aired on November 29, 1984. 

"Inside Harry Stone"
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Harry is reluctant to have surgery for his ulcer symptoms. John Astin appears as a hospital patient named Kenny.


Harry is struck down in the middle of session by crippling stomach pains, but stubbornly refuses medical treatment.

Plot Summary

The pressures of his job have caused Harry (Harry Anderson) to come down with a bad case of ulcers. But when exploratory surgery is suggested, Harry balks, insisting that he'd rather endure the pain than go under the knife--or at least, that's what he's insisting at the BEGINNING of the episode. John Astin, who would later show up intermittently on Night Court as Harry's self-proclaimed "long lost father" Buddy Ryan, is here seen as Kenny. 

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