"Nobody Says Rat Fink Anymore"
Season 8, Episode 10
#157 in series (193 episodes)
Series: Night Court
Network/Country: NBC-TV / United States
Air date November 23, 1990
Production code 186939
Written by: Fred Rubin
Directed by: Howard Ritter
Guest stars: S. Marc Jordan
Joleen Lutz
Donald Gibb
Chris Weatherhead
Rick Zumwalt
Mary Dean
Logan McKarra
Dorothy Andrews
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Nobody Says Rat Fink Anymore was the tenth episode of Season 8 of Night Court, the 157th overall episode in the series. Written by Fred Rubin, the episode, directed Howard Ritter, originallly aired on NBC-TV on November 23, 1990.

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Christine searches for a nanny, and Harry's childhood bully appears in his court, as Harry has to try to summon the nerve to face him, mac offers help in doing so.


Harry has to summon the courage to face a old nemisis, a bully from his childhood, a one Terry Benoon, (Donald Gibb) who is brought before him in court, as Benoon vows to get even with Harry, as he blames him for getting him expelled from school, and also blames that for causing him to get sent upstate to prison for the first time and therefore ruining his life. Meanwhile, Christine searches high and low for the perfect nanny.

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[Harry is unsettled when the defendant turns out to be a one Terry benson, bully from his childhood]

  • Terry Benoon: You got me expelled!
  • Harry (Judge Stone): Technically, Terry, it was you riding a Schwinn over my neck that got you expelled!

  • Mac: [Dan teased Harry about his old school bully] Like you don't get scared when you hear, "I think that's my husband at the door."
  • Dan: [naturally flinches] What?


  • The Andy Griffth Show (TV series) - title reference
  • Mary Poppins (1964 film) - A woman applying for the nanny's job for Christine is dressed as Mary Poppins.

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