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"The Apartment"
Season 3, Episode 15
#50 in series (193 episodes)
Series: Night Court
Network/Country: NBC-TV / United States
Air date January 30, 1986
Production code 185728
Written by: Teresa O'Neill
Directed by: Jim Drake
Guest stars: Bumper Robinson
Margot Rose
Angus Duncan
Keye Luke
K.T. Sullivan
Denice Kumagai
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The Apartment was the 15th episode of Season 3 of Night Court, also the 50th overall series episode. Written by Teresa O'Neill, and directed by Jim Drake, the episode, which aired on NBC-TV, first aired on January 30, 1986. 

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Harry throws a surprise birthday for Dan whose date is extremely anxious to be home by midnight.


Hijinks ensue when Harry throws a birthday party for Dan at his apartment, including Christine getting trapped in a magician's box, Quon Le's Vietnamese family threatening mass suicide, and Mrs. Lund from Juvenile Services arriving to check on Leon at the same time as a stripper.

Plot Summary

Dan (John Larroquette) is more put out than pleased when Harry (Harry Anderson) throws a surprise birthday party in his honor; it seems that the libidinous prosecutor has arranged a hot date in his own pad for midnight. Alas, it looks as though Dan will miss his romantic rendezvous, thanks to a series of unforeseen catastrophes. For starters, Christine (Markie Post) is locked in a box during a misfire magic trick; then, the family of Mac's (Charlie Robinson) Vietnamese bride Quon Le (Denice Kumagai) arrives with suicide on their minds; and finally, the stripper hired by Harry shows up at the same time as the social worker who is checking up on Harry's temporary foster son Leon (Bumper Robinson).


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