|Major Roberta Savage|
Judy Landers as MAJ Savage, Dan's Army Reserve unit commander, in "Danny Got His Gun (Part 1) in Season 5 (ep.#22).
|Major (O-4) U.S. Army Reserve|
|Appeared on:||Night Court|
|"Danny Got His Gun (Part 1)" in Season 5|
|Played by:||Judy Landers|
Major Roberta Savage is a character who appears in the Season 5 ending episode "Danny Got His Gun (Part 1)" (episode #22). The part of MAJ Savage is played in the episode by Judy Landers, who also appears as Vickie Guyer-McKenzie, a soon-to-be bride to be who appears with her soon-to-be husband in Harry's courtroom in the Season 1 episode titled "The Former Harry Stone", then as Dan's date in "The Apartment" in Season 3 (episode #18).
About Major Savage
When Dan receives word that his Army Reserve unit has called him to temporaray duty, he, in fearing that he'll be stationed in a war zone region, tries his best phenagle his way out of going on the duty assignment, as he then becomes pleasantly surprised,when MAJ Savage reveals that his assignment would be with her on Cabo San Cabo, an island in the Caribben to set up a listening post there, as she had her sergeant, SGT Foster (George Murdock) give him an envelope, and his orders, with his official "uniform", a peir of bikini briefs, as she tells him that the inhabitants there wear little or no clothing, as he boasts to her that he'd "wear his uniform with pride" and in a way that would make her proud!
When Dan, who also was wearing a trus claiming he had a back injury, his scheme gets uncovered when Phil, whom he paid to appear as his "gay lover", lets the cat out of the bag, as he slips and admits to his CO that he was trying to get out of his duty assignment, she accuses him of being a "shirker", as he's reassigned to a mission north of the Artic Circle,to "give physicals to polar bears" as she tells that "more than Jack Frost will be taking a lot me than your nose!"