"When Harry Met Margaret"
Season 8, Episode 3
#150 in series (193 episodes)
Series: Night Court
Network/Country: NBC-TV / United States
Air date October 12, 1990
Production code 186933
Written by: Benjy Compson
Directed by: Jim Drake
Guest stars: S. Marc Jordan
Joleen Lutz
Susan Diol
Fran Ryan
Larry Gelman
Ben Slack
Dorothy Andrews
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When Harry Met Margaret was the third episode of Season 8 of Night Court, the 150th overall episode in the series, and also the conclusion of a two-part story arc. Written by Benjy Compson, the episode, directed Jim Drake, originallly aired on NBC-TV on October 12, 1990.

"When Harry Met Margaret"
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Harry's first date with Margaret Turner (Mary Cadorette), the new court reporter, turns into a disaster when he follows Dan's advice.


For Harry, it's love at first sight when he lays eyes on Margaret Turner, a bossy news reporter assigned to the courthouse. When she appears not to know he exists, he is so desperate to make an impression that he turns to Dan for advice.

Did You Know?


  • The title is taken from the 1989 film When Harry Met Sally.


  • The Andy Griffith Show (TV series) - quote title reference - "Well, you better hurry up, Andy of Mayberry comes on the Superstation in ten minutes."
  • The Elephabt Man (1980 film) - quote title reference - "A lot of women find the elephant man fascinating that doesn't mean they want to get naked with him."
  • When Harry Met Sally (1988 film) = Title reference in episode title

Soundtrack Credits

  • Love Is Just Around the Corner

(uncredited) Written by Leo Robin Sung by Markie Post

Cast (in credits order)


Recurring cast and characters/Guest stars