"Let It Snow"
Season 5, Episode 11
#90 in series (193 episodes)
Series: Night Court
Network/Country: NBC-TV / United States
Air date December 17, 1987
Production code 186212
Written by: Tom Reeder
Directed by: Jeff Melman
Guest stars: Robert Costanzo
Diane Robin
Tricia McFarlin
Channing Chase
Ben Ryan Ganger
Troy Evans
Madelyn Cates
Robert Pastorelli
Denice Kumagai
Tom Williams 
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Let It Smow was the 11th episode of Season 5 of Night Court, also the 90th overall series episode. Written by Tom Reeder, the episode was directed by Jeff Melman. The episode, which aired on NBC-TV, first aired on December 17, 1987. 

"Let It Snow"
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A blizzard outside and a broken boiler inside puts the court staff and all the defendants in danger of freezing to death.


Dan frantically tries to rid himself of a briefcase containing a time bomb that someone, who happens to be an old high school accquaintance named Ernie "Stinky" Carter (Patrick Thomas O'Brien) who holds a grudge against him for ruining his high school science project, and thus, "ruining his life", has handcuffed to his wrist while Joy (Elayne Boosler) demands that boyfriend Bull treat her as he would a sighted woman. Also, Dan's real name, "Reinhold" is revealed to the staff.

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  • Santa: All right, now if this works, this whole train track becomes a giant heating element.
  • Judge Stone: Where did you learn all this fancy wiring stuff?
  • Santa: Blowing safes.

[tries the switch several times]

  • Santa: Damn it!

[he opens the briefcase, showing it's full of dynamite. Dan gasps in disbelief]

  • Judge Stone: What's wrong?
  • Santa: need a good conductor. Anybody here got a piece of gold?

[All eyes turn to Lorenzo]

  • Lorenzo Amador: Ah, no, no, no, no way!

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