"The Birthday Visitor"
Season 2, Episode 12
#25 in series (193 episodes)
Series: Night Court
Network/Country: NBC-TV / United States
Air date January 3, 1985
Production code 185613
Written by: Ron Osborn & Jeff Reno
Directed by: Gary Shimokawa
Guest stars: Oliver Clark
Stack Pierce
Wil Albert
Karen Powell
Michael Alaimo
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The Birthday Visitor was the 12th episode of Season 2 of Night Court, also the 25th overall series episode. Written by Ron Osborn and Jeff Reno, the episode was directed by Gary Shimokawa. The episode, which aired on NBC-TV, first aired on January 3, 1985. 

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Billie's birthday dinner for Harry is disrupted by an insecure intruder.


Feeling sorry for Harry on his birthday, Billie takes him to her apartment for a nightcap. They are held up by a burglar, and spend the night tied together.

Plot Summary

Feeling sorry for Harry (Harry Anderson) on his birthday, Billie (Ellen Foley) invites him up to her apartment for a drink. Almost immediately, this cozy tete-a-tete is interrupted by nerdish burglar Nick Wilson (Oliver Clark). The rest of the episode details the drawbacks of togetherness, as an embarrassed Harry and a disgruntled Billie struggle to free themselves from the ropes which bind them face-to-face!

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