"Strange Bedfellows"
Season 6, Episode 17
#118 in series (193 episodes)
Series: Night Court
Network/Country: NBC-TV / United States
Air date March 8, 1989
Production code 186477
Written by: Tom Reeder
Directed by: Jeff Melman
Guest stars: Mel Tormé
William Utay
Janet Zarish
John Welsh
Rachel Wells
Kahlena Marie
Alan Shearman
Dorothy Andrews
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Strange Bedfellows was the 17th episode of Season 6 of Night Court, also the 118th overall episode in the series. Directed by Jeff Melman and written by Tom Reeder, the episode,  which aired on NBC-TV, first aired on March 8, 1989. 

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Dan finally meets his opponent for the state assembly seat on election day and sparks fly; Harry gives his cold to Mel Tormé in exchange for two concert tickets.


On election night for the state assembly race, Dan, to his own surprise, has a passionate affair with his opponent, Joan Hobson.

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On the day of the state assembly election, Dan (John Larroquette) comes face to face with his opponent Joan Hobson (Janet Zarish) for the first time. Before the returns are in, Dan and Joan have put their political differences aside for an evening of pulsating passion! Meanwhile, Harry (Harry Anderson) accidentally passes along a flu bug to his idol Mel Torme--causing the Velvet Fog to cancel the concert at which Harry was to have been his special guest.

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