"Razing Bull"
Season 7, Episode 13
#136 in series (193 episodes)
Series: Night Court
Network/Country: NBC-TV / United States
Air date January 17, 1990
Production code 186344
Written by: Fred Rubin
Directed by: Jim Drake
Guest stars: William Utay
Eric Christmas
Al Frazier
John Harris
Turner Wilson, Jr.
Cynthia Mace
Molly David
Vance Colvig, Jr.,br>Dorothy Andrews
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Razing Bull' was the second 13th episode of Season 7 of Night Court, and the 136th overall episode in the series. Written by Fred Rubin, the episode, directed by Jim Drake, originallly aired on NBC-TV on January 17, 1990.

"Razing Bull"
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Bull chains himself to the entrance of an old theater scheduled to be demolished and the ensuring efforts to save the building reveals a secret life from Mac's past. Special appearance by The Rivingtons.


An old vaudeville theater that Harry and Bull both remember fondly is targeted for demolition; Bull takes the extreme route and shackles himself to the front doors, while Harry tries to organize a benefit concert with the theater's old performers. In doing so, it is revealed that Mac used to be one of the Starlites.

Did You Know?


  • The Starlights was portrayed by the real Bee-Bop group "The Rivingtons". The first song the Starlights sing is "Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow", which was The Rivingtons' first hit.
  • The title is taken from the movie Raging Bull (1980).
  • This is Your Life (TV series) - Title references to both the 1950's and 1960s series

Soundtrack Credits

  • Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow (uncredited) - Written by Al Frazier, John Harris, Turner Wilson Jr., and Carl White, performed by John Harris, Al Frazier, Turner Wilson Jr., and Andrew Butler
  • John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt (uncredited) - Sung by Richard Moll
  • In the Still of the Night (uncredited) - Written by Fred Parris, performed by Charles Robinson, John Harris, Al Frazier, Turner Wilson Jr., and Andrew Butler

Cast (in credits order)


Recurring cast and characters/Guest stars