"Top Judge"
Season 5, Episode 20
#99 in series (193 episodes)
Series: Night Court
Network/Country: NBC-TV / United States
Air date April 8, 1988
Production code 186219
Written by: Dennis Koenig
Directed by: Jeff Melman
Guest stars: Gary Kroeger
Parley Baer
Albert T. Berry
Lisa Pescia
Elisabeth Talbot-Martin
Wendy Wells-Gunkel
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Top Judge was the 20th episode of Season 5 of Night Court, also the 99th overall episode in the series. Directed by Jeff Melman written by Dennis Koenig and Jeff Melman, the episode, which aired on NBC-TV, first aired on April 8, 1988. 

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Harry starts feeling his age when a young turk breaks his record as the youngest judge ever appointed, and vies for his title as the courtroom's greatest prankster.


Harry becomes uncharacteristically glum and morose after an elderly judge dies after one of Harry's pranks, so his friends urge him to respond when a new judge lays claim to Harry's crown as the "King of the Courtroom Cutups."

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