Season 4, Episode 16
#73 in series (193 episodes)
Series: Night Court
Network/Country: NBC-TV / United States
Air date February 12, 1987
Production code 185946
Written by: Dennis Koenig
Directed by: Jim Drake
Guest stars: Allan Rich
Angela Aames
Lena Pousette
Victoria Carroll
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Rabid was the 16th episode of Season 4 of Night Court, also the 73rd overall series episode. Written by Dennis Koenig, and directed by Jim Drake, the episode, which aired on NBC-TV, first aired on February 12, 1987. 

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The gang searches for a dog that saved Harry from a fire but has bitten Dan and may have given him rabies.


After there's a fire at Harry's; he needs a place to stay and it's Dan who takes him in. He also brings with him a dog who saved him from the fire. When Dan is expecting some female company, he asks Harry to leave for awhile. When he comes back he finds Dan being treated by a doctor. It seems like the dog bit Dan and the doctor needs to know if the dog has rabies. Problem is the dog ran away. So they all scurry to find the dog.

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When a mangy street dog saves his life in a fire, Harry (Harry Anderson) brings the mutt to the courtroom as a pet. Almost immediately, the dog takes a dislike to Dan (John Larroquette) and bites him--then runs off into the night. Now a desperate Harry must scour the city to locate the dog in order to determine if Dan has contacted rabies!

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