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Jim Drake
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Jim Drake directed a total of 63 episodes of "Night Court".
General Information
Film director, television director
Years active: 1974–2008
Appearances/Series information
Involved with: Night Court
Job on series: Director, 63 episodes from Seasons 1-9

James R. Drake directed 63 episodes of Night Court, beginning with the Season 1 episode "The Computer Kid".

Drake's career began in 1974, working as an associate director for the Norman Lear produced sitcoms All in the Family and Good Times; he made his solo directorial debut in the series Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, which was executive produced by Lear. His other television works include Sanford, Gimme a Break!, We Got It Made, The Facts of Life, Newhart, Night Court, The Golden Girls, Dave's World, which starred Harry Anderson, The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, its spin-off, The Suite Life on Deck, and other series.[1]

His film credits include Mr. Bill's Real Life Adventures, Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol and Speed Zone! starring John Candy.

He is an alumnus of Columbia and Stanford University.


External links

  • Jim Drake at the Internet Movie Database (IMDb)

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