"The Nun"
Season 2, Episode 1
#14 in series (193 episodes)
Ep 2x2 - The Nun
Harry is put in real "Heavenly" dilemma when a nun (Dinah Manoff) whose case against a muuger/robber shows up in his chambers to tell him that she's left her convent, apparently for him as she's also simtten with him in "The Nun", the Season 1 opener.
Series: Night Court
Network/Country: NBC-TV / United States
Air date September 27, 1984
Production code 185602
Written by: Bob Stevens
Directed by: Jeff Melman
Guest stars: Dinah Manoff
Lu Leonard
Randee Heller
Sharon Barr
Michael Tucci
Earl Boen
Ernest Harada
Hal Bokar
Jack Jozefson
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The Nun was the the Season 2 opening episode of Night Court, also the 14th overall series episode. Written by Bob Stevens, the episode was directed by Jeff Melman. The episode, which aired on NBC-TV, first aired on September 27, 1984. 

"The Nun"
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An impressionable young nun decides to leave her order after meeting Harry.

  • Note: Dinah Manoff, later of Empty Nest TV series fame, guest stars as Sister Sara Williams.


A nun was mugged and appears in court. And is taken by Harry's laid back approach that she's taken with him and leaves the convent. She then shows up and tells Harry how she feels about him. Harry tries to avoid her but eventually decides to bring her out. And she tries to live it up.

Plot Summary

The second season begins as Harry (Harry Anderson) faces a problem that he can't joke his way out of. It seems that a young novice nun, Sister Sara Williams (Dinah Manoff), has fallen in love with Harry and renounced her vows. The scene in a Japanese restaurant is a riot (and not a quiet riot!) With this episode, Charles Robinson joins the cast as (seemingly) level-headed court clerk Mac Robinson.

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