"Wedding Bell Blues (Part 1)"
Season 7, Episode 15
#138 in series (193 episodes)
Series: Night Court
Network/Country: NBC-TV / United States
Air date February 7, 1990
Production code 186346
Written by: Gary Murphy & Larry Strawther
Directed by: Jim Drake
Guest stars: Ray Abruzzo
Mike Finneran
Timothy Stack
James Avery
Joseph R. Sicari
Meg Wyllie
Ben Hartigan
Robert Korda
Dorothy Andrews
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Wedding Bell Blues: Part 1 was the 15th episode of Season 7 of Night Court, and the 138th overall episode in the series and the first episode of a two part story arc. Written by Gary Murphy and Larry Strawther, the episode, directed by JimDrake, originallly aired on NBC-TV on February 7, 1990.

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Christine makes an impulsive decision at her farewell dinner with beau Tony, one that has severe repercussions when he leaves on an assignment he may not return from. James Avery appears in this episode.


Tony announces that he is taking a job with the DEA and leaving for South America; on the spur of the moment, he proposes to Christine over dinner, and they are married in the restaurant. Meanwhile, Art is forced to leave his job during a dispute between the union and the city. In the hands of his pencil-pushing replacement, the courthouse quickly goes to pieces.

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The title is of the song "Wedding Bell Blues" by Laura Nyro in 1966 and recorded by The Fifth Dimension.

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